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The Wayne FFA chapter was recently recognized in 2019 National Chapter Award Program from the National FFA Organization. The Wayne chapter was named a 2 Star Chapter for 2019. The program recognizes outstanding FFA chapters from throughout the country that actively implement the mission and...
    The failure of a high voltage cable on Aug. 13 resulted in residents in the Vintage Hill subdivision of Wayne being without power for approximately an hour. According to Electric Distribution Superintendent Tim Sutton, power went out at approximately 2:25 a.m. Electric distribution employees...
Northeast Community College and Wayne State College (WSC) have strengthened their working relationship with the signing of a new memorandum of agreement (MOA).  The two colleges have had a long-standing working and transfer relationship to serve students since 1986. Over the years, various...
Remedying a situation with a sewer line in the city and the legality of driving golf carts on city streets were among the topics debated during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. Options for dealing with a sewer line connecting three houses along Seventh Street near Sherman Street to the...
The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced that as of Aug.6, Nebraska 116, south of Dixon has reopened three days ahead of schedule.   The roadway was damaged during the March 2019 flooding, including significant damage to the bridge structure. The NDOT partnered with consultant,...
An open house on August 4, at the Laurel Vets Club will commemorate the 75th anniversary of a dual plane crash that took place near Laurel in 1944. During World War II, two B-17G bombers out of Sioux City collided mid air while practicing a formation, sending both planes out of control. As a result...
The boil advisory for the City of Wayne’s water system has been lifted. This means that two consecutive water samples from the system came back negative for bacteria from the replacement of part of the City’s transmission main. The City wished to thank residents for their patience and understanding...
A wide variety of activities took place at the Wayne County Fairgrounds on Thursday as the 2019 Wayne County Fair got underway. The 4-H and Open Class Dairy Show, 4-H and Open Class Sheep Show, Goat Show and Horse Show were held. In addition, fairgoers were able to see the 4-H projects that had...
 Labeled as "having something for everyone," the Haskell Ag Lab (HAL) Science & Ag Family Field Day was held July 24. The event was held at the HAL located  east of Concord. The day featured speaker tracks: Ag (with presentations on Soybean Gall Midge, Dicamba, land values, forage insurance);...
Hundreds of 4-Hers, parents and community volunteers converged on the Wayne County Fairgrounds on Monday evening to put the finishing touches on the buildings and grounds. The 97th annual Wayne County Fair begins on Wednesday, July 24 and runs through Sunday, July 28. Activities for all ages have...

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