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A mini pig, parking, a bullying policy and installation of a street were among items debated at Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Although there were only nine items on the council agenda, lengthy discussion of four of the items resulted in a two hour meeting.Council members gave approval...
The 37th edition of the Bike Ride Across Nebraska will include two area communities on its route next summer.Wayne and Wakefield will be among the cities that are part of the “Five Nations, Five States” theme for the 2017 edition of the BRAN ride, which will start in Falls City and end in Tekamah....
After one of its team’s players was severely injured in a football game Friday night, school officials at Winside Public Schools have decided that they will forfeit this week’s game at Emerson-Hubbard.Superintendent Mike Shoff told The Wayne Herald late Monday afternoon that school officials met...
(NOTE: this story includes personal observations by the author.)It started out as a picture-perfect Friday night for high school football – warm temperatures, a clear sky with a beautiful sunset developing, little wind in the air and the pop of helmets and shoulder pads as Randolph and Winside...
The majority of the Tuesday meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners revolved around bridges and bridge projects in Wayne County.Bids were opened and approved on two projects and the board listened to a presentation on potential projects for new county bridge improvement projects.Bids for...
Presentations were heard from a firm hoping to make Wayne its location for an energy source, from a local contractor hoping to build townhomes in Wayne and from the Wayne Country Club on club house renovations during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Tony Demir, CEO of Green Star...
The Wayne Police Department responded to a one-vehicle accident at approximately 5:05 p.m. on Monday afternoon.A north-bound pickup truck left the roadway and struck a tree in the 600 Block of Logan Street.The driver of the vehicle, who was alone, refused medical treatment.The Police Department was...
Speaking to a crowd of approximately 50 interested citizens, Gov. Pete Ricketts conducted a Town Hall meeting in Wayne on Sept. 15.Ricketts talked about the state's budget and explained where tax dollars are spent."Our goal is to grow Nebraska and provide more, better paying jobs," Ricketts said.He...
Coronation ceremonies were held Wednesday evening (Sept. 14) at Wayne High School for the 2016 Homecoming royalty.This year's queen is Emily Matthes, daughter of Lonnie and Pam Matthes. This year's king is Lathan Ellis, son of Kary Ellis and Michael Ellis.Crowning the royalty were members of last...
Governor Pete Ricketts and State Senator Dave Bloomfield announced that they would hold a town hall in Wayne on Thursday, Sept. 15.  The event will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Elkhorn Valley Bank, located at 411 East Seventh Street in Wayne.The Governor and Senator invite the public to attend the town...

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