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    Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB) is hosting an evening of discovery and exploration at the Family Math & Science Night Thursday, Nov. 9 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.    Wayne State College students and professors will be on hand to help engage elementary school children and grown-ups in fun math and...
A recent call to Phil Clement, project manager of the Sholes Wind Energy Center, led to an update on the project as a whole. The project, a large 160 megawatt facility, will be constructed in rural Wayne County west of Carroll near the village of Sholes. With a capital cost of over $250 million,...
Tuesday's cold, blustery conditions did not stop hundreds of young, and not so young, people from enjoying Halloween festivities. Trunk or Treating events were held in at least three locations in Wayne. More than 30 vehicles took part in the Haven House event, which included lots of candy, treats...
According to the Nebraska State Patrol, a two-vehicle accident occured today at the intersection of Highways 35 and 16 just before 11 a.m. Both vehicles were nothbound when a Dodge Avenger rear-ended a semi that was stopped while waiting another semi to turn. The driver of the Avenger was taken to...
Facebook is helping to reinvigorate a stalled wind energy facility's construction in Dixon County.
A recent announcement by Facebook has reignited a stalled wind energy facility project in Dixon County. Thanks to the data center soon to be constructed in Papillion, the Rattlesnake Creek wind project in Dixon County, situated between Allen, Wakefield and Emerson will once again have life. ...
Colston Starzl
Wayne State College and The Wayne Herald are featuring students of the month each month. Look for students you may know and congratulate them on a job well done!   Colston Starzl: The son of Josh and Colleen Starzl, Colston is a 1st grader at Wayne Elementary School. His nominators commented on how...
Quick action by a passer-by prevented a grass fire four and a half miles west of Wayne from getting out of control. The Wayne Volunteer Fire Department was called out just before noon today (Tuesday) and were able to quickly extinguish the fire. Wayne Fire Chief Phil Monahan said the fact that the...
The following information has been released by Wayne City Administrator Wes Blecke: "A water line break has occurred to the City of Wayne's transmission main. The Water Department asks that water users do what they can to conserve water until further notice. We hope to have an update later this...
The Wayne High School Pride of the Blue Devils Marching Band took home a Division II Excellent rating from the state marching band competition in Lincoln over the weekend. On hand to receive the award were band majors Jack Osnes and Halie Chinn as well as two members of the Wayne High School...
According to the Wayne Police Department, reports of a male in his late 50s to early 60s with longer gray hair was attempting to write checks at Bomgaars on Pac N Save blanks. The man was driving a newer dark Ford Explorer. Further cause for for concern is that neither Adam nor Kim Endicott, the...

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