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Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council began with Mayor Ken Chamberlain announcing that he will not seek a third term as mayor.Chamberlain said he was making  the announcement early to allow for any of the council members whose terms are up, or any other council member to make the decision to...
Sylvia Jager, WHS alumni, was selected for UNL's Franco's List. Jager (second row, far right) is shown with the other Franco's List students.
Information courtesy of UNL Thirty-one University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been recognized as outstanding agents of character and integrity by being named to Franco's List. Students who attain the highest level of academic achievement are recognized by their academic dean through the Dean'...
Wayne Ambassadors were on hand for the official ribbon cutting and open house for Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company on Friday afternoon.The business, located in the former Wayne Fire Hall at the corner of Second and Pearl Streets, is open Thursday and Friday from 4 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m....
Wayne residents can now recycle typical household batteries thanks to a program funded by the Wayne Green Team through Battery Solutions.You can bring your household batteries to the recycling pail at Wayne City Hall, 306 Pearl Street, during normal business hours, Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p...
The Wayne County Veterans Memorial serves to remind all of the sacrifices made by the men and women who served and continue to serve in our military.
According to data provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the suicide rate for veterans in Nebraska is 47.8, higher than the national average and higher than the rate for the midwestern region's area which includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri,...
After considerable discussion and input from several council members, the Wayne City Council voted to deny a request for a change from a loan to a grant for the Wayne Area Event Center.Josie Broders spoke to the council on the changes that have taken place  with the project since it started 13...
At approximately 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon (Nov. 17) the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene of a house fire on Fairgrounds Avenue in Wayne.When they arrived on scene, firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the manufactured home.Wayne Fire Chief Phil Monahan requested...
The ceremonial turning of dirt with those integral to the project took place after a brief program.
Wayne State College is proud to recognize the groundswell of support it received from industry, foundations, private donors, and the City of Wayne for construction of the Center for Applied Technology (CAT) scheduled to open on the college’s campus in 2019. The college hosted the official...
A presentation from FFA officers, the district's recent audit and first reading of the district's drone policy highlighted the meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education on Monday.FFA officers Mariah Frevert and Megan Keiser, along with Advisor Toni Rasmussen, spoke to the board on...
According to a press release by the Cedar County Sheriffs Office, a one-vehicle accident occured one mile south of Laurel on Nov. 10.  At approximately 4:12 p.m., the Cedar County Sheriffs Office received a report of the accident on Highway 15, near mile marker 179. The vehicle, a 2013 Toyota...

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