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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...
Two hirings were approved and plans made to move forward on a building project during Monday's special meeting of the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education.Board members approved the hiring of Dennis Dolliver as Junior High Principal/Athletic Director for the  2017-2018 school year. He will...
Volunteer firefighters from Wakefield, Allen-Waterbury and Wayne battled a house fire on Monday afternoon.At approximately 3 p.m. the firefighters responded to a call of a house on fire approximately five miles north of Wakefield.In addition to the firefighters, crews from Northeast Power were on...
The 1912 Emporium has its doors open and both floors ready for browsing. Find one-of-a-kind vintage items paired with some of the most popular boutique decor items the owners can get their hands on inside the historic building.
Years with minimal use had left the old city hall building at Second and Pearl streets in dire need of more than just a facelift. The building had been gifted to the Wayne Community Theater group, some years ago, but with the construction of the Majestic Theater and the immense amount of upkeep...
The Marketing Committee of the Wayne Area Economic Development is helping celebrate Nebraska's birthday in a unique way.The group purchased 150 totes and 150 drawstring bags to both celebrate the state's birthday and promote the Good Life in Wayne.A portion of the bags were handed out free of...
The Louis & Abby Faye Dinklage Foundation is currently the lead donor toward the campaign with a generous donation of $500,000. Here, (from left) Jim Frank, Alan Harms, Wayne Erickson, Steve Sill and Galen Wiser pose for a picture following the campaign announcement at PMC.
Since announcing the project of a lifetime 18 months ago, Providence Medical Center has seen the completion of several milestones in its substantial construction and renovation project. Being the health care hub of the region requires a certain caliber of facility, to which PMC has happily obliged...
How much of the health insurance costs for city employees the city will cover, the upgrades to internet services provided to the city and accepting of bids on three projects were among the items on Tuesday's Wayne City Council agenda.Council members debated the percentage of the insurance cost the...
   Wayne Public Library hosted a Laura Ingalls Wilder 150th birthday celebration on Feb. 21 at the Wayne Public Library. A large number of children were on hand for the activities and parents were able to reminisce about the author and days gone by.   This celebration included games and activities...

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