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From left: Jon Pickinpaugh, a 2018 Milken Educator Award recipient and 2015 South Sioux City Golden Apple Award recipient; D.J. Smith, the 2018 South Sioux City Golden Apple Award recipient; and Michelle Helt, the 2018 Nebraska State Teacher of the Year.
WAYNE, Neb. – Wayne State College graduates have earned a number of remarkable teaching awards. Three educators from South Sioux City have added these honors: Jon Pickinpaugh earned the Milken Educator Award; D.J. Smith received the Golden Apple Teaching Award; and Michelle Helt was named the...
Recently Kevin Peterson, publisher of The Wayne Herald, was honored with an award from the Nebraska State Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.  During the spring banquet of the NSIAAA, Peterson was presented with an Outstanding Service Award. Peterson is involved in numerous...
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office was called to assist with a semi that had jack-knifed approximately 8 1/2 miles south of Wayne late Monday afternoon. Snow and high winds may have contributed to the incident. Several vehicles had earlier gone in the ditch in the same area. The Wayne area remains...
Approximately a dozen volunteer firefighters from Wayne and Wisner spent most of their Saturday fighting fires. However, the fires were intentionally set as a training exercise for the firefighters. Trainers from Customized Firefighter Training in Milford, Iowa were in Wayne to conduct the training...
Since joining the Mid-State Conference in 2001, Wayne High had never won a conference team championship in speech.  That changed on Feb. 24, as the Blue Devil Speakers were crowned conference champions at the Mid-State Conference Speech Meet at Battle Creek."Our conference is notoriously...
A significant portion of the recent meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners was spent in the courtroom rather than the meeting room to enable Berggren Architects to present the findings of recent drone footage shot of the courthouse. Jerry Berggren and Jake Geisert were on hand Tuesday...
The city of Wayne 'has good cash reserves and a great reporting model,'This was the message Terry Galloway of Almquist, Maltzahm, Galloway & Luth PC brought to the Wayne City Council during Tuesday's meeting.Galloway said the city was one of only a few in the state that is in full accrual and...
The newly organized Wayne FFA Chapter is celebrating National FFA Week Feb. 17-24.National FFA Week embraces more than 90 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. More than 653,000 members with a passion for agriculture will participate in activities at local,...
Joe Brogie got the chance to check being a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle off of his voice-over bucket list. A part he says is "hands down" his favorite so far.
While some of us were simply enjoying cartoons on Saturday mornings during our childhoods, Joe Brogie was studying them. "Ever since I was a kid I was always listening to things and copying them," Brogie said. "I would say I have a natural ability to mimic voices but I took classes to continue...
The resignations of a teacher and staff member, along with the hiring of three teachers and a staff member were on the agenda when the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Monday.The resignation of Special Education teacher Stacy Johnson, with regrets was accepted....

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