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New furniture has been arriving at Conn Library on WSC's campus as the multi-year renovation begins to wind down. One of the changes made to the library included computer stations that are more private and have more room to work at, shown here.
Conn Library at Wayne State College has been going through a lot of changes over the past few years, with renovations on every floor, new furniture and new areas for students to enjoy.  The original building was built in 1954 with it opening to the public in 1956. This building was built in the...
Ashley Rewinkel, an employee at State Nebraska Bank, received the first quarter Congeniality Award during Friday's Chamber Coffee.The award was presented by Jeany Harris, Chairperson of the Wayne Ambassadors.Rewinkel was recognized for her ability to make connections with people in the community...
School board policies dealing with community relations, administration and business received first reading approval during Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education meeting.Superintendent Mark Lenihan told the board that the goal is to review all board policies by August....
Knezevic will be teaching in Malaysia for a year thanks to the Fullbright award.
Article courtesy of Wayne State College   Wayne State College has announced that senior Anna Knezevic has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Award (ETA) to serve in Malaysia. Knezevic, of Wayne, is majoring in marketing and international business. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides...
In two separate instances, calls came into the Wayne Police Department regarding possible counterfeit money. Please be aware of the possibility as money exchanges hands in the coming weeks for garage sales and private sales as spring cleaning ensues in the area.    09:19 FORGERY COMPLAINT...
Kari Patefield (second from left) gets to put her fashion merchandising degree to use in a location she didn't expect.
After pursuing a degree in a field she loves, Kari Patefield went back to school to get her cosmetology license. Fashion boutiques aren't known for their abundance in small-town Nebraska, but eventually everyone needs a stylist. Patefield got her degree in fashion merchandising and her minor in...
The contributed rendering gives an idea of each new locker room area, the new classroom and large trophy case to be constructed.
Wayne Junior-Senior High School has seen some major changes in the last five years, such as the addition that houses the middle school and this year is no exception. While nothing is being added on, the boys and girls locker rooms will be receiving a much needed renovation. “We’ve talked about our...
Debate on two Wayne City Council agenda items lasted more than an hour and resulted in both items being tabled.Council members discussed what action should be taken on the LB840 Committee's recommendation in regard to allocating money to Wriedt Properties to relocate four trailer houses located on...
Greg Ptacek and his wife Kelly will be relocating to Wayne with their three children to make Greg's dream of owning a brewery a reality.
From 5-gallon batches to 100-gallon, Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company isn't just expanding operations — relocating and opening a taproom are also on the to-do list. Owner Greg Ptacek, of Neligh, saw Wayne not just as a great place to start a business but as a city with a culture he and his family could...
Elizabeth Chase presents Matt Ley with a commemorative plaque certifying Main Street Wayne was a 2016 Main Street America accredited program.
Elizabeth Chase with the Nebraska Main Street program was in Wayne last week to present awards to the Main Street Wayne program, several individuals and a Wayne business. "Annually we recognize the most outstanding projects and people on Main Street in Nebraska.  Projects large and small are...

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