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The Dixon County Sheriff's Office is asking local residents to be on the lookout for someone who is impersonating a law enforcement officer in the area.On Monday at about 5:34 p.m., the Dixon County Sheriff's Office received a call of a suspicious person in the rural Newcastle area. The individual...
He's not resorting to bribery or strong-arming like Jake and Elwood Blues did back in the day, but Brad Weber is putting the band back together.Weber, who retired as the Wayne High School band instructor in 2013, thought it would be a great idea to get some of the kids he taught during his 27-year...
Looking to buy a house in Wayne? Here’s a tip – don’t wait too long.The housing market is definitely a seller’s market right now, as a low level of inventory is keeping area real estate agents busier than usual for this time of year.Area real estate agents like Trisha Peters from First Realty are...
Wayne State College Philomathean President's Honorary Society gathered to induct new members recently.The purpose of this association is to bring together Wayne State College's most distinguished students to be the trusted keepers of tradition, instigators of thought, catalysts of student...
The Rebuild Hank Committee announced the receipt of a $25,000 donation from the Gardner Foundation late Wednesday morning to assist in rebuilding efforts at Hank Overin Field.Leslie Bebee, representing the Gardner family, told The Wayne Herald that her father's longtime friendship with Hank Overin...
Stressing over and over how well he was treated, Al Wittig of Wayne definitely enjoyed his recent trip to Washington, D.C.Wittig, a Korean War veteran, and his son-in-law, Gary Bolte, took part in a three-day Honor Flight to the nation's capital.Wittig, who was born in Ruskin, Neb. and grew up in...
Two summers ago, Jeff Zeiss couldn’t believe what he was seeing.A tree had been blown over in a violent windstorm on the morning of June 30, 2014, landing squarely on the roof of the grandstand at Hank Overin Field.The grandstand had originally been constructed during the Great Depression and had...
A number of services have been planned this Memorial Day weekend throughout the area to remember and honor those who have served their country in the military, as well as all those who have gone before us and formed this country into what it is today.In Wayne, the Memorial Day Program will begin at...
Wayne area letter carriers have seen an increase in the number of encounters with dogs recently and they’re asking dog owners for help.“We’re very concerned about the increase in the number of close calls involving dogs as carriers attempt to deliver the routes safely,” said Wayne Postmaster Beth...
Beginning Monday, May 23, the City of Wayne will begin work to replace the water main along the east side of Main Street from north of Seventh Street to 13th Street.  Most of the work will involve boring and the only street closures may be along the side streets during working hours to accommodate...

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