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Work will begin in the spring of 2019 for a Community Development Block Grant project following action taken at Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.A bid of $168,483.61 from I & A Construction of Sioux City, Iowa was accepted at the meeting.Council members learned that the bid was the...
Wayne Police Department, Wayne Volunteer Rescue Department and Providence Medical Center ambulance crew responded to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Highway 15 near the north entrance to Wayne State College at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Friday.One person was transported to Providence Medical...
East 21st Street is closed east of the golf course between Highway 15 and Claycomb Road due to buckling in the pavement causing it to be impassible. The city will alert the public when the street is once again open to traffic. 
With the 38th annual Wayne Chicken Show just days away, city crews are busy sprucing up the town in anticipation of the thousands of expected visitors and are preparing to welcome everyone to "Fabulous Wayne America." On Wednesday morning city crews, with assistance from the Wayne Police Department...
A relatively short agenda greeted board members during the regular meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education meeting on Monday.The meeting was conducted at the Early Learning Center with all board members present.Approval was given to extend a pending offer to Staci Foote as a...
A request to amend the terms of an LB840 loan was among the items debated by the Wayne City Council during the July 3 meeting.Wayne Area Event Center, Inc./Josie Broders asked the council to amend the terms of the $350,000 loan that the city had earlier given to the business.The new terms will...
Members of the overseeing board to the Wayne Family Coalition meet each month on the first Monday at 9 a.m. to go over reports and give updates on individual services.
The cycle those in need often find themselves in is a vicious one. Being offered assistance of just enough to get by, never enough to get ahead and truly make changes. That cycle of ‘bandaid-ing,’ as Misty Beair called it, is the reason behind the first meeting of what would later become the Wayne...
While it is too early to make a determination on the extent of the crop losses, a hail storm on Saturday evening caused damage to area corn and soybean fields. The crop is still in its early growing stage and may be able to make up for the loss of some of the leaves, but yields may be reduced...
In the recent meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, several county residents voiced concerns regarding the safety of ag producers and school buses during the construction process of the wind farm being built by NextEra Energy. A group of numerous county residents, many of whom live in...
A liquor license addition and the need to move forward with the demolition of the "Girl Scout cabin" were among items discussed during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Greg Ptacek, owner of Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company, came to council to ask for a new description for their liquor...

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