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Justin Ferrell loads more donations onto a trailer while on his way from Nebraska back to Key West.
Hurricane season isn't anything new for those living on the coast, but over the past month as storm after storm has battered parts of the United States and the Caribbean, it seems as though this year's hurricane season has tried its hardest to pull communities apart.  Luckily, that couldn't be...
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office initiated a search for a fugitive from South Dakota on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 26.  The subject had been identified as Nathan Murphree from a previous contact with him earlier that morning. Murphree attempted to elude law enforcement near the intersection of 570...
Candidates for Homecoming Queen and Homecoming King have been announced at Wayne High School in preparation for next week's Homecoming activities.Queen candidates are Kylie Hammer, Jamie Gamble, Shania Anderson, Megan Keiser and Kennedy Maly.King candidates are Ryan Jaixen, Beau Bowers, Mason Lee,...
A steady stream of vehicles could been seen traveling east on Third Street in Wayne on Saturday morning.The Wayne Green Team hosted the annual fall electronics recycling event on Sept. 23 between the City Auditorium and City Hall.Volunteers from the community, members of the Green Team and Wayne...
Both of these homes were part of the program in Wayne.
If there's one thing Megan Weaver wants people to know about the Wayne Community Housing Development Corporation (WCHD), it's that a family doesn't have to be in dire straights to qualify for their program, nor does the home involved have to be the worst one on the block. Those are two...
Ryleigh Loberg
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!   Ryleigh Loberg: Ryleigh Loberg, daughter of Josh and Heather Loberg, is a kindergartner at Laurel-Concord-Coleridge schools nominated...
An item on Tuesday's Wayne City Council agenda resulted in considerable debate and failed to receive any action from the council.At issue was whether the city would grant Brian Hass permission to waive the requirements for a privacy fence he has installed on his property.Hass told the council he...
Audiologist Vernae Luhr tests a student's hearing during the annual fall hearing screenings.
The average person whispers at a mere 20 decibels while that same person’s chain saw registers at over 100 decibels.  Every day people come in contact with sounds that fall within a safe listening range, but for as many that fall inside that safe level, there are nearly as many that climb far above...
Elementary school students wait for fresh sweet-potato fries in the hot-lunch line.
Once upon a time, the federal guidelines for the lunch program were more lax, requiring minimum but not maximum amounts of certain food groups and leaving a lot up to each school in how the requirements were handled. Those days have come and gone. On any given day, the kitchen at Wayne High School...
Editor's note: In light of all the publicity of recent natural disasters, the following information is being provided by Kim Bearnes, Extension  Educator -University of Nebraska. Natural disasters take a great toll on families and communities. Depending on the event, families may be dealing with...

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