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 A single bid for the 2019 Nebraska Street Improvement Project was received and accepted at Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. Jon Mooberry with JEO Consulting was at the meeting and informed the mayor and council that while the bid was over his estimate for the project, due to this...
 Amy Topp, Extension Educator-Wayne County, is working with Platte County Extension personnel and ag producers in the Platte Valley for a clean-up day on Monday, April 22.  Topp and volunteers plan to  leave Wayne by 7:30 a.m. Volunteers must be 13 years old.  Anyone who is available to help is...
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CRU, the Wayne State College non-denominational Christian ministry on campus, hosted Coach Ron Brown in Rice Auditorium, April 11.  The CRU group presents the claims of Christ and assists students in the development of their own relationship with God. Through Biblical training, students are...
This year was the first in many that Wayne had a Special Olympics bowling team. However, despite it's newness, it was clear the bowlers were at home on the lanes. It had been some time since Special Olympics bowling was in Wayne, but as luck would have it, Aktion Club (a Kiwanis program for adults...
James Simpson, 17, of Wayne, has been selected as the 2019 Eagle-Scout-of-the-Year by the Nebraska American Legion and will receive a $500 cash award.   Simpson is a junior at Breeze Hill Academy – Home School and member of Troop 174 where he achieved his Eagle Scout in September of 2017. He is a...
Wayne County Farm Bureau, Northeast Nebraska Cattlemen, Associated Milk Producers Inc. and several local individuals worked together to make April 11 "Nebraska Day" for lunch at Wayne Community Schools. Scott Sievers purchased the animal that was used to make hamburgers that were served to all the...
The Wayne High School Power Drive team began their 2019 season at Neligh Park in West Point on Saturday. Two cars from Wayne competed on the 0.55 mile long road course in a 90 minute endurance race. Car E39 took an early lead in the race and was able to maintain its lead throughout the entire race...
 Mark Evetovich will serve as the Wayne Community Schools' Assistant Elementary Principal and District Assessment Coordinator following action taken at Monday's Board of Education meeting. Evetovich will replace Tucker Hight, who was recently hired as the high school principal for the district. He...
Wireline and 9-1-1 emergency service phone lines are down in Winside today (Tuesday) due to an underground line being damaged. Cell phone calls to 9-1-1 will work. The problem is expected to be fixed this afternoon.   UPDATE: As of 1:10 p.m., the repairs have been made the phones are back in...
 Two city employees received special recognition during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. Betty McGuire, City Clerk, was recently named the Nebraska Municipal Clerk's Association 'Outstanding Clerk of the Year for 2019. The award was presented during the annual conference in Kearney. The...

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