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Representative of the Providence Medical Center Foundation Board, Wayne Rural Fire Board and Wayne City Council, along with PMC staff and members of the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department gathered Tuesday night to discuss ambulance service to the Wayne community.
Three entities - the city of Wayne, the Wayne Rural Fire Board and Providence Medical Center (PMC) - sat down Tuesday night to discuss how to pay for ambulance service for the community. Earlier this year PMC sent notice to the city that if additional funding is not provided to the hospital for the...
 Memorial Day programs are being held throughout the area to honor and thank those who have served our country in the military throughout its history.  In Wayne, a ceremony was held at Veterans Memorial Park Cemetery. It featured an invocation by Pastor Bill Koeber, an address by Master Sgt....
Wayne State College has announced the filling of three leadership positions – the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, the Dean of the School of Education and Counseling, and the Director of Continuing Education and Outreach at College Center.Dr. Yasuko Taoka will serve as the Dean of the...
(Contributed photo) Wayne veterans on the final Honor Flight included (left) Roger Schwanke, Bill Woehler, Bill Kramer and Dennis Jensen. All four are Wayne natives who fought in Vietnam and came back to Wayne to live, work and raise families.
Five men from Wayne were among the 654 Vietnam veterans who took part in what has been labeled the final Honor Flight organized by Patriotic Productions. Dennis Jensen, Bill Kramer, Roger Schwanke, Don Simmons and Bill Woehler all served their country in Vietnam and took part in the one-day trip to...
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 22, the Wayne Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department was called to provide mutual aid to the Pender Volunteer Fire Department.A male victim had become trapped up to his chest in a grain bin."The victim was in a high moisture bin of corn when the corn gave way...
The following statement has been issued by Wayne Community Schools Superintendent Mark Lenihan."Over the weekend, staff at Wayne Community Schools were made aware of a possible threat concerning the Junior/Senior High Building. As soon as the concern was reported, we immediately engaged the Wayne...
A group of fifth grade students were on hand at Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council to express their appreciation for the Wayne Police Department.The students thanked the officers of the Wayne Police Department for the work they do to keep the children safe on their way to and from school....
The Dixon County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene of a farm accident on Saturday, May 13.The call came in at approximately 9 p.m. to an accident at 58475 861 Road in rural Wakefield.The investigation revealed that Gerele Johnson, 63, of rural Wakefield had been run over by a piece of farm...
Valdectorians at Wayne High School included (left) Morgan Barner, Gabrielle Lutt, Hannah Belt, Marta Pulfer, Melinda Longe, Daniel Greenwald, Emily Matthes and Amelia Blankenau.
Using the word D-I-V-E-R-S-E to describe the class of 2017, the eight valedictorians at Wayne High School each chose a letter from the word to focus on during their combined commencement speech on Saturday. Marta Pulfer introduced this year's valedicatorian speech and explained how the group came...
While announced in March 2016, the Higher Learning Commission’s (HLC) new set of requirements still surprised many on Wayne State’s campus. The HLC, Wayne State College’s regional accreditor, made changes to the faculty role guidelines and announced those changes in March of 2016, but granted a...

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