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The Wayne County Commissioners held their first October meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 2, in a new location. The commissioners will now meet in the Wayne County Courtroom on the second floor of the courthouse. The commissioners discussed 2018 tax rates and roads. Wayne County's tax rate will have a small...
Two park areas in the city of Wayne will be closed at night following a vote cast by Wayne Mayor Jill Brodersen at the Oct. 2 meeting of the Wayne City Council. Council members again debated whether to place closing hours on all parks in the city, just selected parks or have no park closings at all...
Sophia Reeg
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! Sophia Reeg: Sophia Reeg is an eighth grader at Wayne Jr. High School. Sophia is one of the most caring individuals I have met. She takes...
According to Wayne County Clerk, Deb Finn, Jane O’Leary has filed to be a write-in candidate for Mayor of the City of Wayne.  The General Election is on Tuesday, Nov. 6.  
Many activities have been planned for next week’s Homecoming at Wayne High School, Sept. 30 - Oct. 5. The Homecoming court has been chosen.   Queen candidates are Skylar Cooper, daughter of John and Andria Cooper; Ashton Boyer, daughter of Monte and Sarah Boyer; Maysn Dorey, daughter of Marcia and...
UPDATE: According to a press release from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, on Sept. 19, 2018, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office responded to a traffic collision located approximately four miles west of Wayne on Hwy 35.  The preliminary investigation revealed three motor vehicles collided causing...
Considerable debate on the topic of park closing hours was again held during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. At the last meeting, council members had tabled the second reading of an ordinance that deals with the hours the parks in the city are open. City staff presented a number of...
On the evening of Sept. 13, a motorist located a traffic accident approximately three-and-a-half miles east of Wayne on Highway 35. A preliminary investigation revealed Parker Mitchell, age 22, from South Dakota, was the driver and had been traveling westbound. The vehicle he was operating left the...
Wakefield's Balloon Days festival  is celebrating it's 15th year, and has joined forces with the Wakefield BBQ Bash to create Balloons 'N BBQ, taking place Sept. 21-23. Organizers hope the earlier date will allow balloon pilots more lift-off opportunities, according to Val Bard, Wakefield Community...
Gail Korn asked herself many questions before starting her business, Garden Perennials. One of those questions was if people would be willing to travel the three-and-a-half miles out of Wayne to buy daylilies. Thirty-six years later and about a month from her retirement, the question makes her...

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