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 In a meeting that lasted less than a half hour, the Wayne City Council passed six resolutions and took action on several other items. Two resolutions setting public hearing dates for the street improvement district and sanitary sewer district for the Fourth Street Project have been set for 5:30 p....
The City of Wayne has declared a Snow Emergency starting at 9 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Feb. 19). It will remain in effect until further notice for parking on all streets in Wayne.     All vehicles shall be removed from the street to allow the street crew to remove snow the entire width of the city...
Wayne Volunteer Firefighters responded to a report of a shed on fire at approximately 11:30 a.m. today (Tuesday). The fire was at a farm four miles north of Wayne and approximately 1 1/2 mile east. When the firefighters arrived on scene, a shed, containing several head of sheep, was fully engulfed...
 Wayne residents are invited to attend an open house public information meeting to learn more about the planned improvements to Nebraska Street from Second to Seventh streets.  The open house meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wayne Fire Hall, which  is located at...
Dist. 17 Senator Joni Albrecht spoke about the importance of getting involved and her own experiences as a public servant at Leaders and Liters. The Wayne Young Professionals group hosted the event at Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company. Leaders and Liters was designed to give members of the public the...
Wayne Volunteer Fire chief Phil Monahan spoke during the department's Chamber Coffee on Friday morning. Monahan touched on the various services the department provides the fire district. He also talked about the "125ish" event celebrating the roughly 125 years of the fire department on Saturday,...
The City of Wakefield and the Wakefield Community Club celebrated the completion of the new Civic Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the facility on Thursday morning. Mayor Paul Eaton, Community Redevelopment Authority (CRA) director Megan Weaver and Tim and Leslie Bebee all spoke at the...
Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB) hosted an Amazon Adventure at the 5th annual Valentine Son Dance for boys with their mothers and mother-figures on Friday, Feb. 2 at Wayne Elementary School.  The event raised $6,200—the highest ever from any dance.  Over 300 tickets were sold.  Plus, nearly 100...
 Wayne Community Schools is looking for a new high school principal and 7-12 guidance counselor following action taken at Monday's meeting of the Board of Education. The board accepted, with regrets, the resignations of Mark Hanson, high school principal, and Melody Hill, high school guidance...
 The Wayne Police Department, Wayne Volunteer Fire Department and Providence Medical Center Ambulance responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries on Feb. 11. The accident occurred at the corner of Seventh and Nebraska Streets at approximately 4 p.m. It is not known if the accident was weather...

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