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Wayne alumni Jon Pickinpaugh stands with colleagues and guests after being awarded the Miliken Educator Award and $25,000. From left, South Sioux City Community School District Superintendent Todd Strom; Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley; recipient Jon Pickinpaugh; Greg Gallagher, senior program administrator for the Miliken Family Foundation; and South Sioux City Middle School Principal Tom McGuire. (Milken Family Foundation)
Milken Family Foundation The sky's the limit when expectations are high, so that's where Jon Pickinpaugh keeps them. The Nebraska science teacher at South Sioux City Middle School provides a highly efficient individualized interactive framework for his students to monitor their own goals and...
The Wayne Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at approximately 8:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 23).The fire, in the 400 Block of East Fifth Street, was reported by a passing motorist.Approximately 30 firefighters responded to the scene and found flames coming out of a window in the...
Fourteen inches of snow, gusty winds and widespread power outages... While these are not unusual for Nebraska, Monday blizzard was termed 'more March-like' by weather observers. The snow storm did provide for the opportunity to snap many post-card type pictures.
The following information was provided to the Wayne Herald Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3:30 p.m. by the city of Wayne and Joel Hansen, Street and Planning Director: "Updated forecasts from the National Weather Service show with high certainty that eastern Wayne County is now to receive more than 18" of...
The city of Wayne today (Friday, Jan. 19) issued the following statement in regard to the city's water system:"Through normal water system sampling and testing, the City of Wayne Water Department has determined it necessary to do short-term chlorination of the entire water system.Beginning today,...
Jared Leonard
In a recently received press release from the Cedar County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Larry Koranda is asking the public for assistance in located Jared Leonard.  According to the documents received, the 33 year old Randolph man has an arrest warrant out in connection to a child abuse and domestic...
Planning for the future of the city's electric department was among the topics discussed during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Andrew Ross, Director of the Nebraska Municipal Power Pool, spoke to the council on the advantages of financial planning in regard to the city's electric...
Wayne Volunteer firefighers responded to a fire in Muhs Acres north of Wayne on Tuesday evening.According to Wayne Fire Chief Phil Monahan, the call of a structure fire came in at approximately 5:45 p.m.When the firefighters arrived on the scene, they found an outdoor storage shed fully engulfed in...
Wayne’s Annual Community Celebration, AKA the Annual Chamber Banquet, will be held on Sunday, Jan. 28 at the City Auditorium.The Special Events Committee has made many changes for this year’s event, coming up with the theme, "Winning in Wayne," as a nod to the entertainment as well as the...
Numerous Wayne State College students spent their Christmas break abroad in Hong Kong. From left, Kaitlyn Bauer, Bobby Hansen, Rebekah Hackett, Kristy Hansen, Ethan Berck, Caleb Riley, Angelica Miller and Lane Gottula were part of a team that visited Hong Kong as dancers. Or missionaries. Depends on who you ask.
For most, spending their Christmas break relatively undisturbed is idyllic. Dividing days between work and time with family or time with the television remote is as eventful as many prefer it to be. That's not the case for some students at Wayne State College. Eight WSC students spent their...

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