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National FFA Week a chance to open new opportunities for Wayne students

Wayne FFA members got a first-hand look at a cow’s digestive system, thanks to Winside Locker, which delivered a ruminant digestive system to the school. (Photo courtesy Wayne FFA Facebook page) It’s one thing to talk about different soil types or a cow’s digestive system. Experiencing those things in real life? That’s something unique that […]

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WayneAmerica.com Student of the Week: Angelica Sarmiento Barreto

WayneAmerica.com is proud to announce our Student of the Week for this week — Angelica Sarmiento Barreto, a freshman at Wayne High School. Barreto is the daughter of Nancy Rodriguez, and was nominated by administrative assistant Deb Daum. Accoridng to Daum’s nomination, Angelica was a big help to the staff during the past week when […]

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Speech team earns medals at Gab-Fest

Jack Osnes (left) and Megan Keiser were among Wayne’s medal winners as the Gator Gab-Fest in Wisner on Saturday. (Contributed photo) The Wayne High speech team finished fourth out of 20 schools at Saturday’s Gator Gab-Fest held at Wisner-Pilger High School. Wayne’s top performers were Colton Spahr, who finished second in Extemporaneous; and Jack Osnes, […]

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She Devils take runner-up at state

The Wayne High She Devils earned a runner-up honor at the Nebraska State Cheer and Dance Championships. Pictured are (front) Emma Walling, Halie Chinn, Josie Thompson, Meghan Battles, (back) Coach Rosa Barragan, Raschelle Ping, Alyssa Chinn, Kelsey Heggemeyer, Kayla Fleming, Maddie Beair, Paige Milliken and Coach Meg Osnes. The Wayne High She Devils dance team […]

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Providence Medical Center receives awards at national event

Dr. Melissa Dobbins (from left), Ginger Nixon and Jim Frank, Providence Medical Center CEO, were honored with awards during the 18th annual Night of Excellence Summit Awards earlier this month in San Antonio, Texas. (Contributed photo) Providence Medical Center was the recipient of four awards during the 18th annual Night of Excellence Summit Awards Celebration, […]

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Wayne speech team second at Wakefield

The Wayne High speech team took over the school Saturday morning for their annual Home Show, giving them a chance to show off their speeches for friends and family.Team members are (front) Miranda Fehringer, Jaci Torres, Sarah Wibben, Grace Heithold, Megan Keiser, Jack Osnes, Hailie Chinn, Liz Junck, Nate Burrows, Colton Spahr, (middle) Madi Hamik, Hana […]

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WEB’s Valentine Son Dance “out of this world”

Moms and their sons danced the night away at the fourth-annual Valentine Son Dance, held Feb. 2 at Wayne Elementary School. (Photo courtesy Ellie Thuy Tran) Wayne Elementary Boosters hosted a Journey to Outer Space at the fourth-annual Valentine Son Dance on Friday, Feb. 2 at Wayne Elementary School.The results were out of this world […]

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WayneAmerica.com Student of the Week — 2/5/2018

WayneAmerica.com is proud to announce our Student of the Week for this week — Sophia Spieker, a fourth-grader at St. Mary’s Elementary. Spieker is the daughter of Dwaine and Molly Spieker, and was nominated by her principal, Stacy Uttecht. Accoridng to Uttecht’s nomination, Sophia is a kindhearted student who looks for the good in others, […]

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