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At approximately 1:30 p.m. today (Friday) the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Fairgrounds Avenue. Upon arrival they encountered heavy smoke coming from the manufactured home. Fire was seen coming from the west side of the home. At this time, firefighters remain on...
The ceremonial turning of dirt with those integral to the project took place after a brief program.
Wayne State College is proud to recognize the groundswell of support it received from industry, foundations, private donors, and the City of Wayne for construction of the Center for Applied Technology (CAT) scheduled to open on the college’s campus in 2019. The college hosted the official...
A presentation from FFA officers, the district's recent audit and first reading of the district's drone policy highlighted the meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education on Monday.FFA officers Mariah Frevert and Megan Keiser, along with Advisor Toni Rasmussen, spoke to the board on...
According to a press release by the Cedar County Sheriffs Office, a one-vehicle accident occured one mile south of Laurel on Nov. 10.  At approximately 4:12 p.m., the Cedar County Sheriffs Office received a report of the accident on Highway 15, near mile marker 179. The vehicle, a 2013 Toyota...
Historian Steve Gross examines the names on the quilt during the Grilley's visit to Wayne this week.
Upon completing her Masters degree in 2002, Louise Grilley decided to take a trip just for herself.  Having always enjoyed history, her decision to drive the Oregon Trail route made sense. Add in all the great thrift and quilt shops along the way and it was a done deal. One such shop sat in Astoria...
The Witt Family is looking for information regarding an extremely important item stolen from in front of their home over the weekend. The white lamb statue that once graced their property is gone, leaving behind a lot of pain.  To most, the lamb wouldn't seem like much, but when the Witt family...
   The Wayne High School One Act Team competed in Norfolk High's Invitational on Nov. 4 and received a Superior rating from all three judges.    Outstanding Actor and Actress nominations for Wayne included Jack Osnes, Maura Loberg, Makayla Heithold, Jaci Torres, Mackenzie McKenna, Aiden Consoli,...
Discussion on depleting the LB840 funds or providing funding from another source for the Wayne Country Club Clubhouse project was the major topic of Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Council members had heard from representatives of the Wayne Country Club Board on the cost of the project...
The home of Lorita and Rod Thompkins will be featured in this year's Tour of Homes. The Victorian boasts many of it's original features, including stained glass windows.
The Friends of the Wayne Museum have set the dates and announced the names of those who will have their homes open for this year's Tour of Homes. Five homes in Wayne and the Wayne Museum will be part of this year's tour, set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18. Tours will take place from 5 to 8 p.m...
    Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB) is hosting an evening of discovery and exploration at the Family Math & Science Night Thursday, Nov. 9 from 5:30 - 7 p.m.    Wayne State College students and professors will be on hand to help engage elementary school children and grown-ups in fun math and...

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