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,...
Pictured working on several of the Quilts of Valor were, clockwise, Kathy Salmon of Wakefield, Mary Rastede of Allen, Eileen Gentrup of Beemer, Janet Sievers of Carroll, Tracy Henschke of Wakefield, Shar Sievers of Wayne and Imogene Brasch of Wayne.
A group of 15 quilters spent a recent weekend at the Quilt Shop in Wakefield with one goal in mind — construct 20 quilts to be given away to area veterans. The women are part of a Quilts of Valor group that makes and donates quilts to veterans or active service members. Mary Rastede of Allen serves...
(Contributed photo) Wayne veterans on the final Honor Flight included (left) Roger Schwanke, Bill Woehler, Bill Kramer and Dennis Jensen. All four are Wayne natives who fought in Vietnam and came back to Wayne to live, work and raise families.
Five men from Wayne were among the 654 Vietnam veterans who took part in what has been labeled the final Honor Flight organized by Patriotic Productions. Dennis Jensen, Bill Kramer, Roger Schwanke, Don Simmons and Bill Woehler all served their country in Vietnam and took part in the one-day trip to...

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