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The Wayne Police Department, Wayne County Sheriff's Department, Wayne Volunteer Fire Department and Providence Medical Center ambulance crew responded to a two-vehicle accident on Wednesday morning.A car and dump truck collided in the 300 Block of East Seventh Street.The accident is still under...
On Wayne State College's campus, director of Faculty Services Chad Altwine noticed that recycling bins are often used. “We do about one and a half garbage trucks each week, so it’s fairly successful.” Altwine said. “Continue to use it, we have it here for a reason.” Altwine encourages students and...
Crews from the city of Wayne and Northeast Power cut down, moved and anchored an evergreen tree in preparation for Christmas holiday season.The tree was removed from a property on West Fourth Street and transported to the corner of Seventh and Main on Tuesday morning.Lights will no be placed on the...
Jonathan Webb and Nichole Owens and their four children will be the recipients of Wayne's fifth Habitat for Humanity home.A ground-breaking ceremony was held at the site of the future home, on South Nebraska Street, on Sunday afternoon.Taking part in the ceremony were Habitat for Humanity Board...
 Pick up a copy of this week's Morning Shopper to see our special 'On the Move' section. This publication centers on all things that move -- cars, trucks, tractors, snow mobiles, motorcycles, etc. Included in this particular section are articles on celebrating 40 years for Tom's Body and Paint Shop...
In honor of Veterans Day, we've included excerpts out of two articles written by Clara Osten that ran in this week's paper, along with photos from this morning's program at Wayne High. Members of the 189th Transportation Company presented the colors at the event, and keynote speaker Duane Schroeder...
At their initial appearances in court, the two suspects in the Kraig Kubik murder case each asked for court-appointed attorneys on Monday, Nov. 7. County Court Judge Kurt Rager increased bail from $2,500,000/10% to $5,000,00/10% for both suspects, after appointing attorneys for each of them....
    After a stressful election season, the unofficial results have come from Wayne County. While several races were uncontested, there were numerous races that had multiple opponents. In Wayne, 3 of the 4 wards had contested city council races. In ward 1, Nick Muir topped Douglas Sturm as the...
The Wayne Volunteer Fire Department was called to Lot 10 on the Wayne State College campus at approximately 4 p.m. on Thursday.When they arrived on scene a motorcycle was on fire.The fire was quickly brought under control and water was poured on the motorcycle until it was sufficiently cooled.No...
Members of a newly created  Wayne Area Legacy Fund, along with members of the community gathered Tuesday to "turn on their dream switch" in regard to the future of Wayne.Facilitated by Greta Leach and Anders Olson with the Nebraska Community Foundation, the group brainstormed on things they would...

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