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The majority of the Tuesday meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners revolved around bridges and bridge projects in Wayne County.Bids were opened and approved on two projects and the board listened to a presentation on potential projects for new county bridge improvement projects.Bids for...
Presentations were heard from a firm hoping to make Wayne its location for an energy source, from a local contractor hoping to build townhomes in Wayne and from the Wayne Country Club on club house renovations during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Tony Demir, CEO of Green Star...
The Wayne Police Department responded to a one-vehicle accident at approximately 5:05 p.m. on Monday afternoon.A north-bound pickup truck left the roadway and struck a tree in the 600 Block of Logan Street.The driver of the vehicle, who was alone, refused medical treatment.The Police Department was...
Speaking to a crowd of approximately 50 interested citizens, Gov. Pete Ricketts conducted a Town Hall meeting in Wayne on Sept. 15.Ricketts talked about the state's budget and explained where tax dollars are spent."Our goal is to grow Nebraska and provide more, better paying jobs," Ricketts said.He...
Coronation ceremonies were held Wednesday evening (Sept. 14) at Wayne High School for the 2016 Homecoming royalty.This year's queen is Emily Matthes, daughter of Lonnie and Pam Matthes. This year's king is Lathan Ellis, son of Kary Ellis and Michael Ellis.Crowning the royalty were members of last...
Governor Pete Ricketts and State Senator Dave Bloomfield announced that they would hold a town hall in Wayne on Thursday, Sept. 15.  The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Elkhorn Valley Bank, located at 411 East Seventh Street in Wayne.The Governor and Senator invite the public to attend the town...
Taxes paid to the county by Wayne County residents will increase by just under $60,000 for fiscal year 2016-2017 following action taken at Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners.The total tax dollar request from the county is $4,767,389.74, which includes $4,454,190.90 for...
Property owners in the city of Wayne will not see any major change in the mill levy following the approval of the city's budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 at Tuesday's council meeting.The total mill levy, which includes the tax asking for the General Fund, Debt Service Fund, Airport Fund and Airport...
Business leaders and early-stage investors have announced plans for a new event venue in Wayne.Final plans are underway for the construction of a first class event venue to be available for weddings and receptions, concerts and dances, corporate events, trade shows, school events, conventions,...
Homecoming activities have been announced at Wayne High School.Festivities will be held Monday Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 16.Queen candidates for this year's royalty include: Brenna Vovos, daughter of Mike and Diane Vovos; Kelsey Boyer, daughter of Monte and Sarah Boyer; Shanda Lambert,...

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