Jim Frank, CED of Providence Medical Center, announced the completion of a $2.5 million capital campaign to finish renovations of the hospital. The announcement was made in a news conference in the newly-finished hospital lobby Thursday morning. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Any time you reach a finish line, it’s cause for celebration. Providence Medical […]
Archive | August, 2017
On this week’s edition of Voice of Wayne America, Mike sits down with the Wayne’s new city administrator, Wes Blecke, and the new executive director of Wayne Area Chamber and Economic Development, Luke Virgil, to talk about their new jobs and their experiences in economic development and city administration.
The solar eclipse (pictured) that traveled across the country earlier this week was traveled through Nebraska, and students from Wayne Elementary School were able to see it thanks to a field trip to Central City on Monday. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) It’s not unusual for elementary-age students to take a day out of their […]
WayneAmerica.com is pleased to announce that it will begin a Student of the Week campaign in Wayne Community Schools for the 2017-18 school year. The weekly honor is being started by the local website as a way to highlight the achievements and efforts of students in the elementary and junior-senior high schools throughout the upcoming […]
Representatives of he Wayne State College women’s basketball team recently went on a summer trip to Brazil to represent the United States in an exhibition tour. Mike sits down with Wayne State coach Chris Kielsmeier, assistant Kelly Kieslmeier, and players Paige Ballinger and Maggie Schulte to talk about the experience.
This week’s Voice of Wayne America podcast focuses on the upcoming eclipse. Mike talks with Dr. Todd Young of Wayne State College and Kaki Ley of State Nebraska Bank about the upcoming historical event and how people can view the eclipse.
EPSON MFP image Usually, people start hearing about the United Way’s fundraising efforts in the fall. Here in Wayne, they’re getting a bit of a head start, thanks to a freewill-donation barbecue that’s coming up next Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Ameritas parking lot on Main Street. The Wayne United Way is hoping to raise […]
Taryn Winter (center) graduated from Wayne State with the intent of working for a corporation in Minneapolis, but has returned to Wayne to start the Wayne Dance Company. Her teachers are current members of the Wayne High She Devils dance team, including (from left) Maddie Beair, Hallie Chinn, Emma Walling and Alyssa Chinn. (Photo copyright […]
Lindsay McLaughlin, executive director of Wayne Community Schools, welcomes area farmers to a Farmers’ Breakfast at the Wayne Fire Hall on Tuesday morning to debut the school’s new FFA and Ag Education program. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Interest in the new agriculture education program and FFA chapter at Wayne High School has already drawn […]
The 2017-18 school year is almost upon us, and Mike sits down this week with Mark Lenihan, superintendent of Wayne Community Schools. They talk about school construction, new faces and the upcoming budget and challenges the district will face.