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  A total of 3,267 Wayne County voters cast ballots in the 2018 General Election, according to information provided by Wayne County Clerk Debra Finn. A handful of those running for office waited as the votes were tabulated on Tuesday evening. Finn said that the vote counting machines worked well...
Marcus Janssen and Michelle Roccio greet customers daily at their new business, 527 Brewhouse. The Winside-based couple took over what was Miss Molly's drive-through in October.
For husband and wife, Marcus Janssen and Michelle Roccio going through Miss Molly's drive-through for their daily coffee was their "minute" as Janssen likes to call it. "We didn't go to the movies or bars or anything like that because we were saving our money, so this was our outing," Roccio said."...
Michael Pommer
The Dixon County Attorney's Office and Dixon County Sheriff's Office issued a joint press release on Tuesday, Oct. 30 stating that criminal theft charges were filed against Wakefield certified public accountant, Michael Pommer. Pommer, 45, is facing 15 counts of felony theft by unlawful taking from...
Rev. Donald Cleary is shown here with members of St. Mary's Catholic Church in 1997. Cleary was the parish priest in Wayne from 1986-1998.
According to a press release from the Archdiocese of Omaha, Archbishop George Lucas has permanently removed the Rev. Donald Cleary from public ministry. Cleary, who was the pastor at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wayne from 1986-1998 refused to contest an allegation that he sexually abused a minor...
Wayne County Clerk, Deb Finn, announced Friday afternoon that there is a write-in candidate for the Wayne Airport Authority. Mark Putnam filed Friday for a position on the board. There are two positions currently open and only one other candidate, Scott A. Hammer, is running. The deadline to...
From Deb Finn, Wayne County Clerk: The voter registration deadline for the General Election is Friday, October 26th.   This applies to new registrants and to anyone needing to update their voter registration. The County Clerk's office will remain open until 6:00 p.m. that evening.
  At approximately noon on Tuesday, the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire in a gutter at the corner of Seventh and Lincoln Streets. Leaves in the gutter were on fire, which was quickly put out by the firefighters. Wayne Fire Chief Phil Monahan said it appears a cigarette was...
Tyler Gilliland
Wayne State College and The Wayne Herald are featuring students of the month each month. Look for students you may know and congratulate them on a job well done! Tyler Gilliland: Tyler Gilliland is a senior at Wayne Community Schools. As a senior, Tyler serves as the FFA President. In this role, he...
Bren Vander Weil stands in front of St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow during his travels.
Hey there. I'm Bren Vander Weil, Wayne High class of 2007 and WSC class of 2013, and I recently completed 2 years (Sept. 25, 2016-Sept. 25, 2018) as a guest English teacher in South Korea. Sometimes, oftentimes, when catching up with folks from home I'll be asked, "What's the biggest difference...
For the second time in their new meeting space in the Wayne County courtroom, the Wayne County commissioners met on Tuesday, Oct. 16. During the meeting the commissioners heard from the county roads department and approved a series of requests from the Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau...

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