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Vendors, customers enjoy Wayne Farmers Market

Maria’s Tamales were a big hit during the opening evening of the Wayne Farmer’s Market on the east lawn of the Wayne County Courthouse. The market is on site Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings during the late spring, summer and early fall months. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) From its early days along Seventh Street […]

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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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Pulfer begins reign as Nebraska Dairy Princess

One day, Marta Pulfer hopes to follow in her dad’s footsteps and, one day, take over her family’s dairy farm. For now, she’ll have to settle for representing Nebraska’s dairy industry. The Wayne High senior was recently crowned the Nebraska Dairy Princess by the Midwest Dairy Association during the state convention held Feb. 21 in […]

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