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A request to amend the terms of an LB840 loan was among the items debated by the Wayne City Council during the July 3 meeting.Wayne Area Event Center, Inc./Josie Broders asked the council to amend the terms of the $350,000 loan that the city had earlier given to the business.The new terms will...
Members of the overseeing board to the Wayne Family Coalition meet each month on the first Monday at 9 a.m. to go over reports and give updates on individual services.
The cycle those in need often find themselves in is a vicious one. Being offered assistance of just enough to get by, never enough to get ahead and truly make changes. That cycle of ‘bandaid-ing,’ as Misty Beair called it, is the reason behind the first meeting of what would later become the Wayne...
While it is too early to make a determination on the extent of the crop losses, a hail storm on Saturday evening caused damage to area corn and soybean fields. The crop is still in its early growing stage and may be able to make up for the loss of some of the leaves, but yields may be reduced...
In the recent meeting of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, several county residents voiced concerns regarding the safety of ag producers and school buses during the construction process of the wind farm being built by NextEra Energy. A group of numerous county residents, many of whom live in...
A liquor license addition and the need to move forward with the demolition of the "Girl Scout cabin" were among items discussed during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Greg Ptacek, owner of Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company, came to council to ask for a new description for their liquor...
With activities ranging from sand volleyball to a poker run, from a car show to a visit to the museum and from face painting to a bouncy house and petting zoo, there was plenty to do in Winside during this year's Old Settlers celebration. In addition to the fun to be had, the event was a fund-...
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are gearing up to celebrate National Pollinator Week June 18 – 24 by publishing a content series highlighting the importance of pollinator habitat for bees and butterflies, as well as other wildlife -- namely upland birds. Articles, videos and social media posts...
Dr. Don Koeber retired, officially, earlier this month after selling his practice. Koeber had been practicing on Main Street in Wayne for forty years.
When William A. Koeber moved to Wayne in 1948 to establish his Optometry practice, there was no way of knowing that his own son would one day follow in his footsteps and practice in the very same building years later. For 40 years, Dr. Don Koeber has run a successful business as an Optometrist at...
Four sections of kindergarten students will be part of Wayne Elementary School following the hiring of a teacher at Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education.Staci Foote was hired for the position, pending her release from her contract at South Sioux City Community Schools...
Approximately 35 firefighters were on hand to conduct a training class and controlled burn in Wayne on Sunday. Firefighters from Wayne, Carroll, Wisner, Madison, Neligh, Columbus, Stanton, Malcolm and Humphrey, as well as several instructors from the Nebraska State Fire Marshal's Office took part...

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