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(Contributed photo) From left, Nebraska’s First Lady, Susanne Shore, Steve Grandfield, executive vice president of strategy and innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska, Suzanne Wise, executive director at Nebraska Arts Council and Phil Clement, project manager at NextEra Energy Resources pose after the Nebraska Experience announcement was made.
NextEra Energy is teaming up with Blue Cross Blue Shield to bring Nebraska fourth graders an opportunity they won't soon forget. In conjunction with Nebraska's 150th, First Lady Susanne Shore and her husband Gov. Pete Ricketts, helped to organize several different programs centered on Nebraska and...
More than 100 people attended the Wayne Area Legacy Fund launched recently with a Drive 4 UR Community promotion in cooperation with Arnie’s Ford this past Saturday. “The Wayne Area Legacy Fund is a great way for our community to prepare for the future,” commented Ken Kwapnioski, of Arnie’s Ford. “...
The Wayne area was hit with high winds Tuesday night that caused considerable tree damage, the loss of power and resulted in the city of Wayne receiving .62 inches of rain.Trees limbs were down throughout the area, including a large tree that fell on the roof of Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company on...
Policies dealing with administration, business, personnel, students and instruction were all approved during Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community School's Board of Education.The district is currently updating all of its policies based on suggestions from the Perry Law Firm.A committee has been...
Mike Holton, City Administrator for Plainview, discussed his background in management and his familiarity with Wayne during the public interviews last week.
Three finalists for the City Administrator position met members of the community during a public interview session on Monday in the meeting room at the fire hall. Mike Holton, of Plainview, held the first slot at 12:30. Holton is familiar with Wayne thanks to all four of his children attending...
At approximately 9:43 p.m. Thursday evening the Wayne 911 Communication Center received a call to 401 Main Street in the city of Wayne for a seriously injured fall victim.A Providence Medical Center ambulance was dispatched.  A responding Wayne Police Officer arrived on scene and located a male...
Bill and Betty Reeg of Arnie's Ford made the first non-board member contribution to the Wayne Area Legacy Fund. The presentation of a $25,000 check was made during Friday's Chamber Coffee, hosted by the Legacy Fund. Bill Dickey, Legacy Fund Chair, spoke during the event and explained the process of...
The Wayne City Council is one member short following the resignation of Ward 1 representative Nick Muir.Muir submitted his letter of resignation to Mayor Ken Chamberlain during Tuesday's meeting of the city council.Muir and his family are staying in Wayne, but are moving out of Ward 1 and therefore...
In Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, discussions centered on engineered materials needed for two County Bridge Match Program (CBMP) projects and the purchase of a new semi trailer for one of the districts.  While the discussion was tabled at the last meeting regarding...
Jolene Lichty, a cancer survivor from O'Neill, was the featured speaker at this year's Wayne County Relay For Life.The event was held Thursday evening on the campus of Wayne State College.Lichty shared her cancer story and said since her diagnosis has used the word FAITH to define her life.The "F"...

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