Christmas on Main Street was a big hit this year in Wayne America. Temperatures were perfect as the community gathered downtown, enjoying popcorn, peanuts, Christmas caroling and a chance to shop downtown. The parade was a big hit, with Santa Claus making an appearance and a variety of holiday-themed floats rolling south along Main […]
Jim Frank, CED of Providence Medical Center, announced the completion of a $2.5 million capital campaign to finish renovations of the hospital. The announcement was made in a news conference in the newly-finished hospital lobby Thursday morning. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Any time you reach a finish line, it’s cause for celebration. Providence Medical […]
On this week’s edition of Voice of Wayne America, Mike sits down with the Wayne’s new city administrator, Wes Blecke, and the new executive director of Wayne Area Chamber and Economic Development, Luke Virgil, to talk about their new jobs and their experiences in economic development and city administration.
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 […]
Adam and Amy Manoucheri (with their daughter, Ella) have been pleasantly surprised with the response their new business has received. AquaPop offers a wide variety of flavored popcorn, classic candies and soda pop, along with other confectionaries that have been a big hit in Wayne in the short time they have been open. (Photo by […]
Carolyn Albracht stands in one of the rooms of the new Blue Cat Gallery & Studio that recently opened up at 114 W. Third Street in Wayne. The studio opened last week with a showing of local and regional artists called Chickens And Other Signs Of Rural Life. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) When Carolyn […]
Dan and Teresa Tiedtke have opened up Highway 15 Salvage Company at 311 Main Street in Wayne, and it’s certainly a family business with their little helpers, including Broderick and twins Myles and Bryn. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Dan and Teresa Tiedtke pictured their retirement years being an opportunity for them to enjoy a […]
Wayne and Wayne County will be buzzing later this month when the 95th annual Wayne County Fair kicks off July 26. Wayne County Fair Board president Kevin Davis sits down with Mike to talk about what’s new at this fair and what to expect from four days of fair-time fun.
Deb Harm has been selling T-shirts at the College World Series for the last 10 years and has a ton of great memories, including the one summer when her daughter, Cassie, came along to help out and they got to enjoy a TCU game together. (Photo courtesy Deb Harm) What do YOU do on your […]
The City of Wayne has a new city administrator, as Wes Blecke was approved by the Wayne City Council as the new City Administrator, replacing the retiring Lowell Johnson. Mike sits down with Wes to talk about how his years working as a city administrator in Ashland and as executive director of Wayne Area Economic […]