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After a one-year hiatus, the Missouri River Outdoor Expo is back Sept. 18-19 at Ponca State Park, with a diverse array of family-friendly, hands-on activities that showcase outdoor education, sports and recreation. Be inspired by Matt Stutzman, the silver medalist in the 2021 Paralympic Games...

Wayne County Emergency Manager Nic Kemnitz spoke to the Wayne County Commissioners on the upcoming Missouri River Outdoor Expo.
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wayne County Commissioners were informed about a couple of things. Nic Kemnitz, Emergency Manager, started the meeting with some updates. The Dixon County Emergency Management sent a request for assistance during the Missouri River Outdoor Expo from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19....
The Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department is alerting the public that the first pool of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) has been found within the health district of Cedar, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne Counties for the 2021 season. West Nile Virus is present in northeast...

Riah Dean with the Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District, explained to the City Council the city's responsibility in applying for a Community Development Block Grant to rehab homes in the city.
Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council began with a public hearing in regard to the city's tax asking and property tax levy. City Finance Director Beth Porter told the council that the city's tax asking is the same as last year and she is required to submit the information to the state auditor...

Dr. Gail McCorkindale, PT, DPT, (left) recently began providing physical therapy services at KEL Physical Therapy and Wellness.
Gail McCorkindale  PT, DPT, has joined the staff at KEL Physical Therapy and Wellness in Wayne. Dr. McCorkindale, a physical therapist, is a graduate of Dana College and a 1990 graduate of the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She started her career at...
The Wayne State College Electronic Media and Film Programs will host a red carpet film event Tuesday, Sept. 14 at the Majestic Theatre in Wayne.  The event features two new student films, a student film encore, and a faculty film encore. This event is free and open to the public. A question-and-...

Pastor Jim Splitt (right) and his wife, Kathleen (left) pose with the Habitat partner family for the Habitat for Humanity Thrivent Partner Build. The Splitts are currently biking to raise funds for this build.
Since 1993, the Habitat 500 Bike Ride has sent cyclists across Minnesota and the surrounding Midwest annually to raise funds and awareness for Habitat for Humanity.  Over seven days, riders biked up to 500 miles. In 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ride went virtual for the first time. As we...
Providence Medical Center Hospice has been named as a Prestigious 2021 Hospice Honors Elite Recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics. This prestigious annual review recognizes agencies that continuously provide the...
End-of-the-year financial claims, the upcoming year's budget and COVID-19 related funding were on the agenda when the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education met on Aug. 31. The board traditionally holds a special meeting prior to the end of the fiscal year to approve the payment of any claims...

Wayne High School Homecoming court included (left) Taytum Sweetland, Hope O'Reilly, crown bearer Everly Surber, Rubie Klausen, Reagan Backer, Queen Sydney Redden, King Kaden Hopkins, Mason Frevert, Brandon Bartos, crown bearer Tate Johnson, James Dorcey and Tanner Walling.
The 2021 Homecoming King and Queen for Wayne High School were crowned on Wednesday night. Ceremonies took place at Kern Track and were emceed by Brogan Foote and Beau Armstrong. This year’s King is Kaden Hopkins, son of Josh and Jenny Hopkins and this year’s Queen is Sydney Redden, daughter of Gary...

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  • September 22, 2021
    Check out some of the photos from this week's Memory Lane feature.To see the stories featured this week, visit this link:http://mywaynenews.com/memory-lane-sept-23-2021-edition
  • September 20, 2021
    While everyone may have their own definition of what age range constitutes a “youth leader” it is important to remember that all of them are our future leaders. These youth are the...

  • Twenty-three of the 36 active firemen pictured here are, left to right, back row: Harold Fleer, Harry Leseberg, Lloyd Russell, Ivan Creighton, Ivan Beeks, Dick Mead, Wayne Tietgen, Pat Hailey, Bud Froehlich, Pete Dawson, Lee Swinney (chief), Paul Koplin, Merle Beckner; front row, left to fight: Bill Kugler, Leonard Schmidt, N. H. Brugger, Bill Mellor, Warren Bilson, John Theil, Mert Ellis, Kent Hall, Clete Sharer and Joe Dorcey.
    September 14, 2021
    From the Sept. 14, 1961 edition of The Wayne Herald:Wayne and the Wayne Rural Fire District calls for practice as well as actual fire fighting. Waynefiremen meet twice a month, holding a meeting the...

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