Wayne America

Archive | April, 2017

Three honored with SNB Community Scholarship awards

State Nebraska Bank & Trust has announced this year’s recipients of the SNB Community Scholarship. Selected for the honors is Brittney Hunke, Talesha Conner, and Lindy Sandoz. All three are outstanding seniors at Wayne High School and will graduate in May, then attend Wayne State College this fall. SNB pays for a full year’s tuition […]

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WSC ruggers on the road again in search of another national title

Members of the Wayne State women’s rugby team get ready to load up the bus for a trip to Pittsburgh for the National Small College Rugby Organization 7-on-7 championship tournament that runs this weekend. The Wildcats are the three-time defending national champions and the only school to have won the 7-on-7 title since NSCRO began […]

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Here in Wayne America — Legislative Forum — 04/07/2017

Here in Wayne America, the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development’s Legislative Committee hosted its annual Legislative Forum on Friday, April 7 in Gardner Hall on the campus of Wayne State College. State Sens. Joni Albrecht and Lydia Brasch were joined by Gov. Pete Ricketts in a 90-minute forum on issues of interest […]

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Starting new FFA program can’t happen soon enough for new Wayne High ag teacher

Toni Rasmussen (center) grew up with her parents, Keith and Lonnelle (pictured) and two brothers, attending a one-room schoolhouse before graduating from Boone Central in Albion in 2013. She’ll graduate from the University of Nebraska this spring and already has a job lined up as the new ag instructor and FFA advisor at Wayne High […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Wes Blecke — 04/05/2017

On this week’s edition of Voice of Wayne America, we preview the upcoming Legislative Forum put on by the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce and Wayne State College. Chamber executive director Wes Blecke sits down with us to preview the upcoming annual event, which will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Gardner Hall on […]

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