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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...
The Wayne County Commissioners got some good news from the county assessor and awarded a contract for the long-discussed Hahn Bridge project during Tuesday’s meeting.County Assessor Dawn Duffy told the board that, while there will be some increases in land valuation for the 2016-17 fiscal year,...
Electricity – buying, selling and generating – was among the topics discussed during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Representatives of C.H. Guernsey & Company from Oklahoma City, Okla., presented information on a proposal to conduct a feasibility study on the city's existing power...
Mother and child have been reunited.At Tuesday’s Wayne City Council meeting, Fire Chief Phil Monahan told the council that the ceramic dalmatian puppy that was taken from the east plaza at the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department was recently returned.Monahan said that a local resident returned the...
Jason Kvols of Laurel has accepted the northeast regional director of membership position within the Nebraska Farm Bureau membership department.The announcement was made Monday by Phil Erdman vice president of membership for Nebraska Farm Bureau. Kvols replaces Megan Kvols, who was hired as the...
Do you happen to have an extra four-leaf clover handy? Maybe a rabbit’s foot you’re not using?Hey – even a box of Lucky Charms cereal would work for Sam Simon right now, considering the run of bad luck he’s had lately.His luck is so bad – it almost killed him.Simon, 23, came to Wayne State College...
A variety of items received approval during the Wayne Community School's Board of Education meeting on Monday.Superintendent Mark Lenihan shared with the board information from the Community Facility Task Force (CFTF) recent meeting.He told the board that during the meeting, discussion was held on...
Election results from the May 10 Nebraska primary are in, and Wayne’s City Council Ward Two race has been pared down to two contestants. Incumbent Jennifer Sievers had 100 votes to advance to the Nov. 8 general election, while Reed Allen also advanced with 85 votes. Josie Broders was third with 26...
It’s not really springtime in Nebraska until you’ve had your first big night of severe weather, and Wayne County residents experienced an extended shot of it Monday.Early in the afternoon, heavy rains and hail pelted the Wakefield area, a precursor to what would happen later in the evening as...

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