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Pictured with David E. Hohenstein's Vietnam medals are (left) Brad Wieland, Wayne County Veterans' Service Officer, Robert Hohenstein, David's brother, and Butch Kay, who discovered the medals while cleaning out his parents' home.
An emotional 'reunion' of sorts took place at the Wayne County Courthouse recently when Robert Hohenstein was on hand to receive the medals his brother, David, had earned while serving in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. The story of the medals spans 40 years and a number of twists and turns. David E....
Some students felt very strongly about WEB's donation
An assembly at Wayne Elementary School yesterday held a big surprise for the students -- not only were the top Blue Devil Discount Card sellers and top fundraisers for the WEB Fun Run acknowledged, WEB presented the school with its most recent donation -- oodles of playground toys and equipment to...
Cold weather took its toll on the event last year, but this year the United Wayne Kickoff BBQ will take place in August rather than October. "Chele (Meisenbach) got with me about a month ago to get this started," said United Way President Mike Varley. "We moved it to August and that works for us so...
The saying 'one man's trash is another man's treasure' couldn't be a more fitting phrase for the items in Dan and Teresa Tiedtke's new shop on Main Street in Wayne. While the shop itself has only been open for a few weeks now, the Tiedtke's have owned the building and rented it out to a nail salon...
This Wisconsin wind farm is one of many designed and operated by NextEra Energy Resources. The planned facility in Wayne County would sell 100% of its power to the Omaha Public Power District.
$30 million. What is the significance of that figure? It's the amount of property taxes the county will be able to collect from a recently announced wind farm being constructed in western Wayne County over the first 30 years of the project. On July 13, the Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)...
Caleb stand with the cases of water donated for distribution through the Open Door Mission.
Most twelve year olds can give you a lengthy list of things they'd rather do than walk door-to-door asking for donations, but Caleb Sherman isn't one of them.  With parents who actively support charities and mission work around Omaha, Caleb is no stranger to those in need. He was looking to do...
Mike Holton, City Administrator for Plainview, discussed his background in management and his familiarity with Wayne during the public interviews last week.
Three finalists for the City Administrator position met members of the community during a public interview session on Monday in the meeting room at the fire hall. Mike Holton, of Plainview, held the first slot at 12:30. Holton is familiar with Wayne thanks to all four of his children attending...
Greg Ptacek and his wife Kelly will be relocating to Wayne with their three children to make Greg's dream of owning a brewery a reality.
From 5-gallon batches to 100-gallon, Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company isn't just expanding operations — relocating and opening a taproom are also on the to-do list. Owner Greg Ptacek, of Neligh, saw Wayne not just as a great place to start a business but as a city with a culture he and his family could...
Elizabeth Chase presents Matt Ley with a commemorative plaque certifying Main Street Wayne was a 2016 Main Street America accredited program.
Elizabeth Chase with the Nebraska Main Street program was in Wayne last week to present awards to the Main Street Wayne program, several individuals and a Wayne business. "Annually we recognize the most outstanding projects and people on Main Street in Nebraska.  Projects large and small are...
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...

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