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  The budget for the Wayne Community Schools will remain virtually unchanged for the coming year. This was the message presented to the Wayne Community Board of Education during the regular meeting on Monday. No one from the public was present during the budget and tax request portion of the...
Haven House has welcomed a new employee to be the Outreach Coordinator for the domestic violence and sexual assault family services center. Michelle Meyer assumed the duties at the end of August. Meyer is not a new face to the area or the agency. During Haven House's early years Meyer was the...
The Wayne County commissioners met Tuesday morning for the first of two September meetings. The commissioners held several open meetings and discussed projects throughout the county and the 2018-2019 budget. Wayne County's total budget is $21,327,799.91. The tax dollar request will go up to $4,771,...
The majority of the Tuesday meeting of the Wayne City Council meeting was spent on two agenda items - the price customers will pay for electricity and the city's parks and camping grounds. Andrew Ross, Director of the non-profit agency Nebraska Municipal Power Pool, spoke at length on findings of...
The Wayne Community Schools Foundation has named a new executive director after the departure of Lindsay McLaughlin. Brandon Foote started his new position with the foundation on Monday, Aug. 27 and is ready to hit the ground running. For the Foote family, Brandon, his wife Staci and their three...
Council members took two votes on whether or not to amend the city code in regard to hours city parks are open throughout the community during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Wayne Police Chief Marlen Chinn told the council that in 2013 the council had voted to set hours at three of the...
At approximately 4 p.m. today (Thursday) the Wayne Vounteer Fire Department responded to a call for the smell of smoke in a house at the corner of Eighth and Nebraska Streets. The department is still on scene determining its cause. The residents of the home were able to get out safely. The Wayne...
The Wayne State College Criminal Justice Program has announced the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Criminal Justice Crime Scene Investigation Facility will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 23 at 211 East 10th Street. The event is open to the media and the public.The $350,000 lab facility will provide...
From left to right: Liz Onderstal, Kyla Miller, Laura Robinett, Greg Ptacek, Lukas Rix, Katie Diediker, Lexie Lenihan and Mark Kanitz enjoy a chat during a day-time, informal Wayne Young Professionals meeting. The group meets multiple times a month. If interested in joining the group, visit "Wayne, NE Young Professionals" on Facebook.
Living in a college town after graduation can be strange. For many they fall between cracks socially-the people they know from school have taken jobs elsewhere and moved away, and yet long-time residents may seem unfamiliar. Luckily, in Wayne, people familiar with the struggles of meeting new...
New faces will be greeting students at Wayne Community Schools when they head back to classes this week and those people were introduced during Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools Board of Education.Present at the meeting were Hannah Smith, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher; Kim...

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