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With a goal to "put more and better geography resources in the classroom," Dr. Randy Bertolas began a project his wife calls "a year of Saturdays." Bertolas is a professor of geography at Wayne State College and recently earned the attention of Nebraska's First Lady, Susanne Shore. The First Lady...
Even though the building at the corner of Second and Pearl Streets is more than 100 years old, it is home to Wayne's newest business.An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony were held at the 1912 Emporium on Friday.Owners Lukas Rix and Mark Kanitz spoke during the morning Chamber Coffee prior to...
Due to high demand, Wayne High School has decided to add a fourth performance of the musical "Beauty and the Beast" on Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m.  Tickets are available from the school office or cast members.  Tickets for the three other performances have been sold out; however, there are usually...
Wayne Volunteer Firefighters responded to the scene of a pickup fire in the 800 block of Pine Heights. A fire call came in just before 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday and firefighters on the scene found flames coming from a pickup. The fire was quickly extinguished, although firefighters remained on scene,...
  A large portion of Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners was spent listening to a presentation by Jennifer Jackson from Heartland Counseling. Heartland Counseling is a Region 4 provider, which in total consists of 22 counties. Heartland covers 11 of those 22 in Region 4....
The purchase of wind energy, changes in fees to use the Wayne Community Activity Center and the amount of an employee's insurance the city will cover were all debated at length during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.After several months of meeting at the Wayne Senior Center, Tuesday's...
The Wayne Fire Department was called to a field fire 5 miles west and 1.5 miles south of Wayne on Friday afternoon at approximately 3:50 p.m. The cause of the fire at this time is currently unknown.Six departments provided mutual aid (Winside, Carroll, Wakefield, Hoskins, Wisner, Stanton) and nine...
If it is the third Thursday in March, it must be the annual Wayne Community Schools Music Boosters fundraiser/meal/performance event.Hundreds of students from Wayne Elementary School, Wayne Junior High and Wayne Senior High School were able to showcase their musical talents at Thursday's event....
Fire department vehicles make their way through the field to put out the blaze.
The Wayne Volunteer Fire Department was called over the noon hour to fight a field fire south of Wayne.  With the lack of precipitation as of late, fires like this can be the result of a spark off of a piece of farm equipment, an overflowing burn barrel or a poorly extinguished cigarette. Be...
Giddy up  omm poppa omm poppa mow mow If you recognized those lyrics, you'll like what comes next. If you didn't recognize them…ask Google about it. The four men famous for that toe-tapping tune are making their way across the country on tour — deciding that a pit stop in Sioux City at the Hard...

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