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City of Wayne Police were on site as the flame was ignited to burn off propane for maintence on the tanks. The process will take several days to complete by professionals.
Maintenance is needing to be done on two several-thousand gallon propane tanks at the end of South Douglas Street in Wayne. The only way to safely work on these tanks is to burn off any propane left in the tanks after they had been drained as well as possible. Farmers Pride is on site liquidating...
Tuesday evening's open forum for the two candidates vying for a seat in the state legislature was an informative one with an array of topics discussed at length. With a strong background in education, candidate Ardel Bengtson felt strongly about making higher education affordable for students,...
Fiscal responsibility, transparency, the community's workforce and housing were all topics discussed at a Candidate Forum on Monday evening.Co-sponsored by the Wayne Area Economic Development Office and the Wayne Education Association, the first part of the evening focused on the candidates in the...
By CLARA OSTENOf the Herald While the votes were not unanimous and there was considerable debate, two entities will be receiving LB840 funds following action at Tuesday's City Council meeting.The first request came from the Wayne Country Club and the second from the Wayne Event Center, Inc.The...
The cost and coverage of the districts’ property and casualty insurance, as well as future projects to be funded by the Wayne Community Schools’ Foundation were among the agenda items on Monday’s meeting of the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education.Cap Peterson with Northeast Nebraska...
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...

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