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Wayne County residents will soon be able to receive weather alerts, Amber Alerts and other county- and city-wide notifications through an online system that the County Commissioners approved at Tuesday’s meeting.Emergency manager Nic Kemnitz presented the board with information on Civic Ready, a...
Wayne City Administrator Lowell Johnson stops by to discuss highlights from Tuesday's City Council meeting.
A month into his new 'job' Fr. Jeff Mollner says "Everyone has been wonderful and helpful and it has been an exciting time."Fr. Mollner began his duties as pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wayne on July 1 and said his first month has been a good transition.Fr. Mollner was born and raised in...
Temperatures are fluctuating, days are getting shorter and kids are getting bored . . . time for school  to start.Local schools will all begin classes next week . . . Wednesday, Aug. 17 to be exact.At Wayne Public Schools, classes begin on Wednesday, Aug. 17 with a 12 p.m. dismissal. The first full...
The Wayne County Commissioners recessed last week’s meeting to take a closer look at proposals for health care coverage for county employees and decided to stick with their local company on a new plan.At Tuesday’s resumption of the Aug. 2 meeting, the county board voted 2-1 to stay with a United...
As part of Monday's regular meeting, Wayne Community Schools board members took a tour of the high school to see firsthand the work that has been done in the building.Board members viewed the new lockers, new lunch room tables and work in the high school gym.Superintendent Mark Lenihan also told...
This week's edition of Coffee Talk features Wayne Community Schools superintendent Mark Lenihan, as we discuss the start of the new school year, the budget and a new fundraising program that debuts next week.
Hard to believe but school starts for Wayne students K-12 next Wednesday. Fall sports practices for football, softball and girls golf got underway this week with volleyball and cross country hitting the ground next Monday. The annual Blue Devil Tailgate will be Aug. 19 as athletes from all the fall...
The Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department has experienced more than its share of work recently, and they presented two bills to the Wayne County Commissioners on Tuesday for their share of the costs.The bills, totaling $27,373.87, were for work the health department has been doing in relation...
The Wayne City Council spent more than three hours Tuesday evening discussing the 2016-17 fiscal year budget and asking questions of city managers on topics ranging from activity services to law enforcement.City finance director Nancy Braden helped facilitate the extended budget work session as the...

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