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Broders hopes “new baby” fills a need in the community

Ransen and Josie Broders stand in the middle of The Beaumont, a new events center they are building on the north edge of Wayne. The couple is excited about the building’s progress and are hopeful to have everything ready to go just in time for the 2018 spring wedding season. (Photo by Michael Carnes) It […]

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Eclipse a one-in-a-lifetime event for Wayne Elementary students

The solar eclipse (pictured) that traveled across the country earlier this week was traveled through Nebraska, and students from Wayne Elementary School were able to see it thanks to a field trip to Central City on Monday. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) It’s not unusual for elementary-age students to take a day out of their […]

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United Way effort to get early start with free barbecue

EPSON MFP image Usually, people start hearing about the United Way’s fundraising efforts in the fall. Here in Wayne, they’re getting a bit of a head start, thanks to a freewill-donation barbecue that’s coming up next Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Ameritas parking lot on Main Street. The Wayne United Way is hoping to raise […]

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After 27 years, Williams ready to enjoy the Wayne County Fair in new way

John Williams sprays kerosene on the unserviceable flags that were part of the opening ceremonies for the 95th annual Wayne County Fair. After 27 years on the fair board and watching the fair grow over the years, Williams said it is time to step down as a board member. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) During […]

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