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He never saw it coming. When 2016 Citizen of the Year Bill Reeg stood up to introduce the 2017 Citizen of the Year, retired Judge Robert Ensz waited patiently to see who would be selected this year.  Much to his surprise the details given in Reeg's speech started to match up with him and before he...
Housing needs and a liquor license were among the items members of the Wayne City Council discussed during Tuesday's regular meeting.Megan Weaver, Director of Wayne Community Housing Corporation and Luke Virgil, Executive Director of Wayne Area Economic Development, spoke to the council on the need...
Need something to warm you up during these cold days???How about the fact that the Wayne County Fair is less than six months away and entertainment for this year's fair has been announced by the Wayne County Agricultural Society.The 2018 Wayne County Fair begins Wednesday, July 25 and runs through...
Nebraska Conservation Education Fund (NCEF) and Wayne State College Wildlife Society Club will be hosting a free showing of Discovery channel’s new documentary Rancher Farmer Fisherman.   The screening will start at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 5 in Connell Hall, Room 131 on the WSC Campus.  It is a free...
From food to casino games and presentations, Sunday's Community Celebration offered the opportunity for individuals to come together for an evening of festivities and recognition.Highlights of the evening included the naming of the 2017 Citizen, Patron and Educator of the Year, along with the...
Wayne alumni Jon Pickinpaugh stands with colleagues and guests after being awarded the Miliken Educator Award and $25,000. From left, South Sioux City Community School District Superintendent Todd Strom; Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley; recipient Jon Pickinpaugh; Greg Gallagher, senior program administrator for the Miliken Family Foundation; and South Sioux City Middle School Principal Tom McGuire. (Milken Family Foundation)
Milken Family Foundation The sky's the limit when expectations are high, so that's where Jon Pickinpaugh keeps them. The Nebraska science teacher at South Sioux City Middle School provides a highly efficient individualized interactive framework for his students to monitor their own goals and...
The Wayne Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at approximately 8:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 23).The fire, in the 400 Block of East Fifth Street, was reported by a passing motorist.Approximately 30 firefighters responded to the scene and found flames coming out of a window in the...
Fourteen inches of snow, gusty winds and widespread power outages... While these are not unusual for Nebraska, Monday blizzard was termed 'more March-like' by weather observers. The snow storm did provide for the opportunity to snap many post-card type pictures.
The following information was provided to the Wayne Herald Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3:30 p.m. by the city of Wayne and Joel Hansen, Street and Planning Director: "Updated forecasts from the National Weather Service show with high certainty that eastern Wayne County is now to receive more than 18" of...
The city of Wayne today (Friday, Jan. 19) issued the following statement in regard to the city's water system:"Through normal water system sampling and testing, the City of Wayne Water Department has determined it necessary to do short-term chlorination of the entire water system.Beginning today,...

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