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Poignant expressions of humanity intertwine throughout the Trio Mezzklarno concert Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Ley Theatre at Wayne State College. The performance is free and open to the public and will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. The program is...

Wayne State College honored outstanding alumni on Oct. 1. They include (left) Barry E. Thomas, Mary E. Haas, Larry R. Guenther, and Joseph C. Guenther, ’88.
Wayne State College honored several outstanding alumni on Oct. 1 during Homecoming.  Alumni honored included Dr. Brandon L. Grimm, ’02; Joseph C. Guenther, ’88; Larry R. Guenther, ’91; Mary E. Haas, ‘92, MSE ’01; and Barry E. Thomas, ‘02. Brandon L. Grimm is a native Nebraskan. He earned a bachelor...

Involved in a check presentation to the Wayne Community Schools Foundation were (left) Brandon Foote, Morgan Keating, Zach Keating, Tracy Keating and Ande Schulz.
Action taken during Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education will allow for the hiring of an additional Special Education teacher for the district. Special Education Director Misty Beair discussed the number of students in the 7-12 grade program. She said it continues to...
The Wayne Community Schools Board of Education has scheduled community meetings for Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Carroll Auditorium, and Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Wayne Junior/Senior High School Commons.   The public sessions will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. This community discussion is part of a...

Pictured with the new 12-passenger bus are (left) Dan Carroll, Diane Bertrand, Manager and Van driver, and Frank Sheda.
The City of Wayne's Transit system recently added a 2021 Ford 14 passenger bus  to its fleet. The bus has 12 seats with a lift ramp for two wheelchair accessible places in back of the vehicle.   The City Transit was able to use the federal CARES Funds to purchase this new vehicle. These funds...
The month of October has traditionally been the kick-off for the Wayne United Way campaign. This drive raises funds to support a number of local agencies. During this past year, the Board of the Wayne United Way made the decision to move away from an affiliation with the national United Way...

Pictured at St. Mary’s Catholic Church next to the new tree are (left) bank CEO Matt Ley, Chairman David Ley, Pat Gross, and Executive Vice President Ron Gentrup.
To celebrate his many years of service and contributions to the bank and the Wayne community, State Nebraska Bank & Trust dedicated a new evergreen tree at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in honor of Pat Gross and his late wife, Mary Jo.  Last year, Gross formally stepped down from State Nebraska...
Wayne will be hosting a household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 8 - 10 a.m., at the Wayne Recycling & Trash Center (RTC) located at 110 Windom Street.   For a $10 fee, those taking part may bring household hazardous waste items such as latex and oil-based paint,...
Logan Creek Chapter of Pheasants Forever’s 21st Annual Youth Mentor Hunt will be held Sunday, Oct. 17 at the Izaak Walton Lake northwest of Wayne. Registration begins at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11:00 until around 12:15. Pre-registration is required for youth ages 11-15 who have...

Steve Muir spoke to the Wayne County Commissioners at Tuesday's meeting on the topic of health insurance costs.
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wayne County Commissioners had different topics that needed to be acted on. Steve Muir with United HealthCare Health Insurance informed the commissioners about the medical loss ratio premium for 2020. The amount was $12,216.47.  Then Nic Kemnitz of Emergency Management...

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  • Oct 13, 2011 - Frye installed as 12th WSC President
    October 13, 2021
    From the Oct. 13, 2011 edition of The Wayne HeraldFrye Installed as 12th WSC PresidentAfter two years, the 'interim' is no longer in front of Curt Frye's title.On Thursday Frye was...
  • October 12, 2021
    Sodium, one of the two ions that make up salt (sodium chloride), is an essential ingredient for life. It helps keep the body’s fluids in balance and is necessary for proper functioning of...

  • 10-5-1961 - Billy Brown, son of Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Brown, got an early start, which was necessary since the snow was gone by late morning.
    October 5, 2021
    From the October 5, 1961 edition of The Wayne Herald: First snow of the year Saturday brought out sleds and called for rolling snowballs by Wayne small fry. Billy Brown, son of Dr. and Mrs...

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