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School safety, marijuana and budget highlight 27th annual Legislative Forum

The lecture room at Gardner Hall was near capacity Friday morning for the 27th annual Wayne Area Chamber Legislative Forum. Students from Wayne, Wakefield, Winside and Ponca schools listened in on the forum, which featured five members of the Nebraska Legislature. (Photo by Michael Carnes) It was almost standing-room only in Wayne State College’s Gardner […]

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Voice of Wayne America: Legislative Forum

This week’s Voice of Wayne America podcast discusses the annual Legislative Forum at Wayne State College. Wayne Area Chamber and Economic Development executive director Luke Virgil talks with us about the forum and which state senators plan on attending Friday’s event in Gardner Hall on the campus of Wayne State College.

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Chamber celebration takes on Vegas theme

There was a great turnout for the Wayne Area Chamber’s annual Community Celebration Sunday in the Wayne City Auditorium. A Vegas theme with a Taste of Wayne highlighted the evening’s event. (Photo by Michael Carnes) The Wayne Area Chamber’s annual Community Celebration took on a different theme from its traditional banquet-style affair Sunday evening. The […]

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New job in familiar setting for recent Chamber staff addition

Abby Schademann is back in a familiar place as the new marketing and events director for Wayne Area Chamber and Economic Development. The Columbus native interned at the Chamber office and worked at Wayne State College before assuming the new job recently. (Photo by Michael Carnes) When Abby Schademann first started her college education at […]

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