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Possible uses for the area that once was the Wayne swimming pool were discussed during Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council.Katie Wynia, representing the "Old Pool Use Committee" spoke to the council and told the council the group has met on several occasions to talk about possible uses."In...
"Investing money in early childhood education can provide a significant positive economic, scholastic and social return."That was the message brought to members of the Wayne Business and Industry group by Drew Theophilus, Director of Dividends Nebraska.Theophilus was the featured speaker at the...
Courtesy article Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB) hosted a journey “To the Moon and Back” at the 4th annual Holiday Daughter Dance on Friday, December 8th at Wayne Elementary School.  The event raised $5,300—the highest ever from any dance—to support students and staff at school.  WEB also had its...
The resignations, with regrets, of three teachers at Wayne Community Schools were accepted during Monday's meeting of the Wayne Community Schools' Board of Education.Diane Long will retire after 33 years of teaching fifth grade and will take part in the early retirement incentive.Karen Schardt will...
Dr. Chuck Parker acted as the moderator in last night's informational meeting.
A lengthy informational meeting was held last night at the Wayne Fire Hall from 6 - 7:30 p.m. The public had been invited to come ask questions specific to the NextEra Sholes Wind Energy Center slated for construction during the incoming year.  Set up as a question and answer session, Dr. Chuck...
Tuesday's meeting of the Wayne City Council began with Mayor Ken Chamberlain announcing that he will not seek a third term as mayor.Chamberlain said he was making  the announcement early to allow for any of the council members whose terms are up, or any other council member to make the decision to...
Sylvia Jager, WHS alumni, was selected for UNL's Franco's List. Jager (second row, far right) is shown with the other Franco's List students.
Information courtesy of UNL Thirty-one University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been recognized as outstanding agents of character and integrity by being named to Franco's List. Students who attain the highest level of academic achievement are recognized by their academic dean through the Dean'...
Wayne Ambassadors were on hand for the official ribbon cutting and open house for Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company on Friday afternoon.The business, located in the former Wayne Fire Hall at the corner of Second and Pearl Streets, is open Thursday and Friday from 4 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m....
Wayne residents can now recycle typical household batteries thanks to a program funded by the Wayne Green Team through Battery Solutions.You can bring your household batteries to the recycling pail at Wayne City Hall, 306 Pearl Street, during normal business hours, Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p...
The Wayne County Veterans Memorial serves to remind all of the sacrifices made by the men and women who served and continue to serve in our military.
According to data provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the suicide rate for veterans in Nebraska is 47.8, higher than the national average and higher than the rate for the midwestern region's area which includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri,...

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