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The purchase of wind energy, changes in fees to use the Wayne Community Activity Center and the amount of an employee's insurance the city will cover were all debated at length during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.After several months of meeting at the Wayne Senior Center, Tuesday's...
The Wayne Fire Department was called to a field fire 5 miles west and 1.5 miles south of Wayne on Friday afternoon at approximately 3:50 p.m. The cause of the fire at this time is currently unknown.Six departments provided mutual aid (Winside, Carroll, Wakefield, Hoskins, Wisner, Stanton) and nine...
If it is the third Thursday in March, it must be the annual Wayne Community Schools Music Boosters fundraiser/meal/performance event.Hundreds of students from Wayne Elementary School, Wayne Junior High and Wayne Senior High School were able to showcase their musical talents at Thursday's event....
Fire department vehicles make their way through the field to put out the blaze.
The Wayne Volunteer Fire Department was called over the noon hour to fight a field fire south of Wayne.  With the lack of precipitation as of late, fires like this can be the result of a spark off of a piece of farm equipment, an overflowing burn barrel or a poorly extinguished cigarette. Be...
Giddy up  omm poppa omm poppa mow mow If you recognized those lyrics, you'll like what comes next. If you didn't recognize them…ask Google about it. The four men famous for that toe-tapping tune are making their way across the country on tour — deciding that a pit stop in Sioux City at the Hard...
In one of the shortest meetings in recent months, the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education approved the hiring of three teachers and received an update on the district's plan to move through the reVISION process.Following her resignation as a paraprofessional, the board approved the hiring of...
An aerial view of Wayne State College's campus gives a great view of all it offers.
When Dr. Marysz Rames accepted the position as Wayne State College's 13th President, she knew she was coming into a smaller community, but she had no hesitations regarding the size thanks to the relationship between WSC and the community of Wayne. That relationship is something Rames has continued...
Engebretsen (left) said her joint project has been in development since first meeting with international colleagues while on sabbatical in 2015.
 Dr. Barbara Engebretsen, professor of exercise physiology and public and global health at Wayne State College, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Global Award by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The award will assist Dr. Engebretsen’s efforts to implement the HEARTS...
Fever. Body aches. Fatigue. Sore throat. At some point, we've all been there. There being a bed or couch -- moving only for necessary tasks and hoping that the chicken noodle soup in front of us holds the magic needed to invigorate our immune systems. And more often than not, disappointment ensues...
A light agenda resulted in a relatively short meeting for Wayne City Council members on Tuesday.A bid was awarded to a Minnesota company for the "West Inner and East Inner Distribution Project."Tim Sutton, Electric Distribution Superintendent, told the council that four bids had been received and...

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