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The Wayne Herald and Morning Shopper are asking readers to help recognize the cream of the crop when it comes to Wayne County businesses. Find the "Readers' Choice" ballot in the Morning Shopper and choose name your favorite businesses in a variety of categories including: Best in Northeast...
Wayne County emergency manager Nic Kemnitz announced that Wayne County now has an interactive map showing flood damage on roads within the county. To see the status of roads around the county, first go to wayne.gworks.com. Once there, select the “Emergency” tab at the top of the page to load the...
Wayne State College and The Wayne Herald are featuring students of the month each month. Look for students you may know and congratulate them on a job well done! Terran Sievers is a senior at Wayne High School. Terran is a great student who leads very well by example. He truly cares about people...
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On his Wednesday morning drive to Wayne State College, Exercise Science grad student Matt Melcher saw a flooded Willow Bowl and make a quick decision. "I noticed the Willow Bowl was full of water so I thought it'd be a good idea to get some friends and inner tubes and take a picture," Melcher said...
On Friday, March 22 radio and television stations from around the state will be teaming up for a one-day relief effort in partnership with the American Red Cross. Led by the Nebraska Broadcasters Association, the #NebraskaStrong Drive for Flood Relief will run from 5 a.m. CDT until 11 p.m. CDT....
Acting as the Board of Equalization, members of the Wayne City Council tabled two resolutions during Tuesday's City Council meeting. The resolutions deal with street and sanitary sewer  costs in Street Improvement District No. 2017-1 (Fourth Street Project) and Sanitary Sewer Extension District No...
According to documents filed in U.S Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska, all remaining Shopko stores, including Wayne’s will close. Shopko, the Wisconsin-based retailer claimed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in January. According to documents filed Monday, Wayne’s Shopko location is expected to...
Five years ago, the northeast Nebraska community of Wayne was hit hard by an EF-4 tornado. In the aftermath of the tornado, which struck the industrial area of the community in October of 2013, almost 100 Nebraska communities came into town, bringing fire trucks, rescue vehicles and equipment to...
Though Wayne County hasn’t seen as much flood damage as other counties have, the part of Wayne’s walking trail was damaged. According to a press release from the Wayne Police Department, flooding on Logan Creek has caused significant damage to a portion of both the walking trail and the creek’s...
Jim Modrell spoke to the Chamber Coffee crowd on behalf of the Logan Creek chapter of Pheasants Forever. Friday night, the chapter will hold their annual banquet at the Beaumont Event & Concert Hall beginning at 5:30 p.m. Modrell talked about the various projects the chapter takes on including...

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