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The Wayne City Council is one member short following the resignation of Ward 1 representative Nick Muir.Muir submitted his letter of resignation to Mayor Ken Chamberlain during Tuesday's meeting of the city council.Muir and his family are staying in Wayne, but are moving out of Ward 1 and therefore...
In Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, discussions centered on engineered materials needed for two County Bridge Match Program (CBMP) projects and the purchase of a new semi trailer for one of the districts.  While the discussion was tabled at the last meeting regarding...
Jolene Lichty, a cancer survivor from O'Neill, was the featured speaker at this year's Wayne County Relay For Life.The event was held Thursday evening on the campus of Wayne State College.Lichty shared her cancer story and said since her diagnosis has used the word FAITH to define her life.The "F"...
Representative of the Providence Medical Center Foundation Board, Wayne Rural Fire Board and Wayne City Council, along with PMC staff and members of the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department gathered Tuesday night to discuss ambulance service to the Wayne community.
Three entities - the city of Wayne, the Wayne Rural Fire Board and Providence Medical Center (PMC) - sat down Tuesday night to discuss how to pay for ambulance service for the community. Earlier this year PMC sent notice to the city that if additional funding is not provided to the hospital for the...
 Memorial Day programs are being held throughout the area to honor and thank those who have served our country in the military throughout its history.  In Wayne, a ceremony was held at Veterans Memorial Park Cemetery. It featured an invocation by Pastor Bill Koeber, an address by Master Sgt....
Wayne State College has announced the filling of three leadership positions – the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, the Dean of the School of Education and Counseling, and the Director of Continuing Education and Outreach at College Center.Dr. Yasuko Taoka will serve as the Dean of the...
(Contributed photo) Wayne veterans on the final Honor Flight included (left) Roger Schwanke, Bill Woehler, Bill Kramer and Dennis Jensen. All four are Wayne natives who fought in Vietnam and came back to Wayne to live, work and raise families.
Five men from Wayne were among the 654 Vietnam veterans who took part in what has been labeled the final Honor Flight organized by Patriotic Productions. Dennis Jensen, Bill Kramer, Roger Schwanke, Don Simmons and Bill Woehler all served their country in Vietnam and took part in the one-day trip to...
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 22, the Wayne Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department was called to provide mutual aid to the Pender Volunteer Fire Department.A male victim had become trapped up to his chest in a grain bin."The victim was in a high moisture bin of corn when the corn gave way...
The following statement has been issued by Wayne Community Schools Superintendent Mark Lenihan."Over the weekend, staff at Wayne Community Schools were made aware of a possible threat concerning the Junior/Senior High Building. As soon as the concern was reported, we immediately engaged the Wayne...
A group of fifth grade students were on hand at Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council to express their appreciation for the Wayne Police Department.The students thanked the officers of the Wayne Police Department for the work they do to keep the children safe on their way to and from school....

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