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.
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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.
John Williams sprays kerosene on the unserviceable flags that were part of the opening ceremonies for the 95th annual Wayne County Fair. After 27 years on the fair board and watching the fair grow over the years, Williams said it is time to step down as a board member. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) During […]
The new sheep and goat building was constructed just east of the Leland Herman Memorial Arena and was open for business at this year’s Wayne County Fair. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) The red-framed pens lined up from one end to the other, four rows full of goats and sheep being tended to on a […]
James Felt (right) looks over a cow with judge Dean Steck during the cow/calf show Friday at the Wayne County Fair. Felt got his start in 4-H as a kid and now gives back to the organization with his duties as beef superintendent during the fair. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) It hasn’t been that […]
A future cowgirl? This young lady looks excited to be ready to show her horse during Thursday’s horse show at the Wayne County Fair. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) (PUBLISHER’S NOTE: The following is an opinion piece written after a day of observations at the 95th annual Wayne County Fair.) * * * * * […]
Alexis Frye adds some hay to the feeder for her dairy goat, Chloe, in one of the pens set up in the new goat and sheep barn on the Wayne County Fairgrounds. An increase in the number of goat entries in previous years helped fuel the need for a new building to house goats and […]