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The community came out in force to send off the Blue Devil football team. The team is traveling to Wahoo today (Friday) to play in a class C-1 semi-final football game against the the Wahoo Warriors. A group of parents and other supporters gathered at Henry Victor Park, decked out in blue, to wish...
Wayne State College has been ranked as one of the best schools for veterans in the nation.  Learn.org recently ranked Wayne State College No. 26 nationally as a Best College for Veterans.  Making the transition back to civilian life can be a challenge, especially when it comes to going back to...
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Wayne High softball standout Tori Kniesche signed to play softball for the South Dakota State University Jacks. Kniesche was integral in guiding the Lady Blue Devils to back-to-back state championships this year.
 A presentation on the district's property and casualty insurance and a look at what the district's new website will look like highlighted Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education meeting. Cap Peterson with Northeast Nebraska Insurance, walked the board and staff through...
 Wayne Community Schools' gym was filled with students, staff, community members and most importantly, veterans for the annual Veterans Day program on Nov. 11. This year's featured speaker was Jean (Pieper) Steen, a 2006 graduate of Wayne High School and current Special Education teacher at Wayne...
One of the benefits of small-town living is seeing familiar faces. Recently, a dad waiting for his baby to be born in the birthing suite at Providence Medical Center, saw a familiar face and came to an interesting realization. The face he saw was OB coordinator, Karen Kwapnioski, RN, CLC and he...
The Little Red Hen Theatre is starting rehearsal for its final production of the 2019 season, “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.” The cast will be rehearsing over the next several weeks to get ready for the three performances scheduled Dec. 6-8. The production is a straight forward...
With winter around the corner, the Wayne County Commissioners discussed bids for two box culvert projects and heard updates on several county projects at the first of their two November meetings on Nov. 5. After approving the agenda and claims, the commissioners were updated on the re-financed...
Wayne’s Fire Hall was packed for a townhall-style meeting about the Ace Hardware store set to move in to the old Shopko building at 615 Dearborn Street in Wayne. Wayne’s Ace investors, Stephen LeGrand, Chris and BJ Woehler, Wes Blecke, Wayne city administrator and Mike McManigal, introduced...
On Nov. 4, the public crowded into the Wayne Jr./Sr. High gym for the 7-12 Fall Instrumental Music Concert. The Jr. High band was first to perform, playing five selections. The High School band played music from their marching season, selected songs from the Broadway hit "Phantom of the Opera." At...

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