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An armed robbery occurred at Casey’s General Store, located at 407 East 7th Street in Wayne at approximately 10:21 p.m. on May 26. According to information provided by the Wayne Police Department, an undisclosed amount of money was stolen.   The suspect entered the business with a handgun displayed...
According to a press release from the Platte County Sheriff’s Office, Nicholas Rodriguez, of Wayne, died from a possible drowning on May 26 at Lake North/Lake Babcock outside of Columbus, Neb. According to the press release, officers responded to Lake North/Lake Babock around 10:30 a.m. There they...
Thanks to the rainy morning, Wayne’s Memorial Day program originally planned to be held at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Greenwood Cemetery, was move to the elementary school gym. U.S. Air Force veteran and Wayne State College football coach, Dan McLaughlin was the featured speaker. McLaughlin...
Wayne State College and The Wayne Herald are featuring students of the month each month. Look for students you may know and congratulate them on a job well done! Jacob Kneifl is a sophomore at Wayne High School. Jacob is always courteous, respectful and kind. He works well with everyone, whether...
 Originally known as Decoration Day, an observance to honor those who had been killed in the Civil War, the observance of Memorial Day this year will be held Monday, May 27. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military....
Whether to buy or lease equipment necessary to monitor the city's water/wastewater system was among the topics discussed during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council. City Administrator Wes Blecke and Casey Junck, with the water/waste water department, spoke to the council on the need to...
Dustin Soden (left) of Tint Specialties hosted Chamber Coffee on Friday. Friday evening is also the first night of the Cruise Main in Wayne in 2019. Car enthusiasts can meet at Tint Specialties at 6:30 prior to the evening cruise and talk shop. There is no Chamber Coffee scheduled next week.
Several members of the Wayne FFA, along with Advisor Toni Rasmussen and Kurt Daum, planted 10 acres of corn just north of Wayne on May 16. The land has been donated to the FFA for use this season by Kevin Koenig. The students took turns driving the tractor and learned about seed population and...
  On Sept. 8, 1952 ground was broken on East Seventh Street in Wayne for St. Mary's School.  Sixty-five years later, the school is still in existence and planning an anniversary celebration for Sunday, May 19. The event begins at 1 p.m. with music by A Touch of Brass; open prayer and a blessing at...
Jennifer Claussen, owner of Swans Apparel hosted Chamber Coffee on May 10 from the clothing store that turns 100 years old this month. Claussen gave a brief history of the business and introduced her staff. All weekend the business will have sales specials, give-aways and special guests on Friday....

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