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Wayne’s Green Team speaks at first Glass Recycling Summit in Kansas City

Pictured at the first Glass Recycling Summit in Kansas City, Mo., are (from left) John McDonald, founder of Boulevard Brewing Co.; Brian Pugh, Waste Reduction Coordinator for City of Fayetteville, Ark.; Sandy Brown, Chair of the Wayne Green Team; and Mike Utz, President of Ripple Glass. (Contributed photo) The City of Wayne Green Team participated […]

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BRAN riders enjoy a beautiful day, warm welcome in Wayne

The Wayne High cheerleaders greeted BRAN bikers Wednesday as they traveled the final mile of the route from North Bend to Wayne along the walking trail that led to the Summer Sports Complex and Wayne Rugby Park. More than 250 bikers made their way to Wayne as part of the 37th annual Bike Ride Across […]

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Pulfer honored by Gov. Ricketts at Lincoln ceremony

Wayne High graduate Marta Pulfer receives a certificate from Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts during a ceremony Monday at the State Capitol honoring Nebraska high school students who achieved a perfect score on their ACT exam. (Photo courtesy Wayne Community Schools) Wayne High School graduate Marta Pulfer was one of 17 Nebraska high school students honored […]

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Three honored with SNB Community Scholarship awards

State Nebraska Bank & Trust has announced this year’s recipients of the SNB Community Scholarship. Selected for the honors is Brittney Hunke, Talesha Conner, and Lindy Sandoz. All three are outstanding seniors at Wayne High School and will graduate in May, then attend Wayne State College this fall. SNB pays for a full year’s tuition […]

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WSC ruggers on the road again in search of another national title

Members of the Wayne State women’s rugby team get ready to load up the bus for a trip to Pittsburgh for the National Small College Rugby Organization 7-on-7 championship tournament that runs this weekend. The Wildcats are the three-time defending national champions and the only school to have won the 7-on-7 title since NSCRO began […]

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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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WSC students help out those in need with a hot meal, fellowship

Students from Wayne State College’s campus ministry recently experienced a unique opportunity to help out people in need. The college’s Christian Student Fellowship group paired up with a similar organization on the South Dakota State campus to help the hungry in Sioux Falls for an evening by serving a meal at The Banquet, a non-profit […]

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A “Moonlight moment” for Wayne State’s Fulbright Scholar

On Feb. 7, Dr. Barbara Engebretsen received the news that she was an alternate for the prestigious Fulbright Global Award, presented by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Three weeks later – she got even better news. The Fulbright scholarship board e-mailed her with news that she was no longer an alternate, but a true-blue […]

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