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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...
A recent call to Phil Clement, project manager of the Sholes Wind Energy Center, led to an update on the project as a whole. The project, a large 160 megawatt facility, will be constructed in rural Wayne County west of Carroll near the village of Sholes. With a capital cost of over $250 million,...
Tuesday's cold, blustery conditions did not stop hundreds of young, and not so young, people from enjoying Halloween festivities. Trunk or Treating events were held in at least three locations in Wayne. More than 30 vehicles took part in the Haven House event, which included lots of candy, treats...
According to the Nebraska State Patrol, a two-vehicle accident occured today at the intersection of Highways 35 and 16 just before 11 a.m. Both vehicles were nothbound when a Dodge Avenger rear-ended a semi that was stopped while waiting another semi to turn. The driver of the Avenger was taken to...

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