The Wayne Public Library is a busy place during the summer, as the Summer Reading Program is happening for both youth and adults. Mike sits down with Julie Osnes, youth services librarian; and Rita McLean, adult services librarian; to talk about the respective summer programs for readers of all ages in Wayne America.
Some of the band members in this photo taken from the Wayne Community Schools website may very well be part of the Alumni Band that will perform during the Wayne Chicken Show parade on Saturday, July 8. (Courtesy photo) Members the Wayne High School alumni who were band members are being invited once again to […]
Mollie Spieker watches her son, Milo, as he draws on a rock that will be hidden somewhere in town. The idea for Wayne America Rocks has already sparked a lot of interesting designs of rocks that have been painted and hidden around town. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Mollie Spieker and her family were just […]
It’s a special edition of Voice of Wayne America this week, as we preview the upcoming Wayne High School musical. Joining us is director Tracy Anderson, along with several cast members of the high school musical production of the live version of Beauty and The Beast, which runs March 31-April 2 in the lecture hall […]
The Wayne High speech team just missed out on a district runner-up trophy, settling for third place in the B-4 district speech meet Monday at Columbus Lakeview. Wayne High will send three entries into the state speech meet next week in Kearney, two of them district champions. The Oral Interpretation of Drama team of Nathan […]
The Wayne High Speech Team placed fourth overall in the Mid State Conference meet that was held recently at Battle Creek High School. “The Mid State Conference has a reputation for being one of the top conferences for speech in Nebraska,” coach Dwaine Spieker said. “In fact, this might have been our toughest competition of the […]
Kimberley Endicott is throwing a birthday party later this month – but it’s not her birthday. Endicott is a passionate reader of the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder, an early 20th century author whose books, including “Little House on the Prairie” have been read by millions over the years and were even the inspiration for […]
You’re reaching down deep inside of you to give everything you have for your team and, more important, for yourself. You know the time is short and the sweat cascades from your forehead in your effort to help score points to help your team be successful and – just maybe – earn a trip to […]
Here in Wayne America, its was our turn to host the weekly Chamber Coffee, and Mike recaps and gives you an opportunity enjoy something this weekend.
“. . . Five, six, seven, eight . . .” The music kicks in and the hands go up, then down, then to the side. Bodies twist and twirl as they move from one spot to another, making up two lines before morphing into the shape of a rocket ship. And then, a misstep turns […]