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United Way effort to get early start with free barbecue

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 […]

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Dancing calls Winter out of corporate gig, back to Wayne to open new studio

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 […]

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Agribusiness leaders get first look at school’s new ag ed program, FFA chapter

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 […]

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After 27 years, Williams ready to enjoy the Wayne County Fair in new way

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 […]

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