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New faces will be serving as president and vice president of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education following action taken at Monday's meeting.Wendy Consoli has been elected to the position of president of the board. She replaces Dr. Carolyn Linster, who has served as the board president...
(Contributed photo) The youth group at Immanuel Lutheran in Laurel hosted a safety strategy event this week. From left, Rev. Jeffery Warner, Kayla Bradley, Criminologist, Tom Decker, Dixon Co. Deputy and Ron Lundahl, Laurel Police Department were present. Bradley spoke on keeping your child safe.
The youth group at Laurel's Immanuel Lutheran Church hosted speaker Kayla Bradley of Quantico, Va. as a speaker this week. "Last spring an unfamiliar vehicle circled an area outside of a sporting event in town where two girls had been going between the event and a vehicle," said Rev. Jeffrey Warner...
Harrison Russ Allen was born Jan. 2. He claimed the first baby of 2018 title.
A presidential little boy entered the world Tuesday at Providence Medical Center, claiming the 1st baby of 2018 title.  Harrison Russ Allen was born Jan. 2 at 4:36 p.m. weighing in at just over 8 pounds and measuring 20 inches long. Harrison joins two older brothers, both just as presidential as...
During Tuesday night's City Council meeting, the City of Wayne received a 'thank you' from Wayne State College for its partnership with the college on the Applied Technology Building project.Wayne State President Dr. Marysz Rames spoke to the council and thanked the city for its $1 million...
Paul and Maureen Theobald own a Pierce County farm where they raise chickens, goats and Heritage hogs. Paul has decided to run for congress against incumbent Adrian Smith.
Contributed by Laura Anderson In a primarily Republican state, a Democrat is throwing his hat into the ring. Paul Theobald, a former Wayne resident, has decided the time is right to pursue a political career by running for Nebraska’s 3rd Congressional district against Republican incumbent Adrian...
Sarah Wibben, Wayne High School
Sarah Wibben is a senior at Wayne High School. Sarah epitomizes positive leadership, in not just one area, but in multiple settings and in multiple ways. She is encouraging and supportive towards everyone around her, and she is a leader in the classroom, in music, in One-Acts, on the cheerleading...
Possible uses for the area that once was the Wayne swimming pool were discussed during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Katie Wynia, representing the "Old Pool Use Committee" spoke to the council and told the council the group has met on several occasions to talk about possible uses."In...
"Investing money in early childhood education can provide a significant positive economic, scholastic and social return."That was the message brought to members of the Wayne Business and Industry group by Drew Theophilus, Director of Dividends Nebraska.Theophilus was the featured speaker at the...
Courtesy article Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB) hosted a journey “To the Moon and Back” at the 4th annual Holiday Daughter Dance on Friday, December 8th at Wayne Elementary School.  The event raised $5,300—the highest ever from any dance—to support students and staff at school.  WEB also had its...
The resignations, with regrets, of three teachers at Wayne Community Schools were accepted during Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education.Diane Long will retire after 33 years of teaching fifth grade and will take part in the early retirement incentive.Karen Schardt will...

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