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.
Lily Gubbels helps out Hilda Pearson create a fruit salsa while Sophia Spiker waits her turn at a recent cooking class for kids at Wayne Public Library. Kids in the cooking class learned about the importance of incorporating all the food groups in their meal plans and spent the week making tacos, breakfast burritos, goulash […]
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 […]
Maria’s Tamales were a big hit during the opening evening of the Wayne Farmer’s Market on the east lawn of the Wayne County Courthouse. The market is on site Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings during the late spring, summer and early fall months. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) From its early days along Seventh Street […]
On this special edition of the Voice of Wayne America podcast, we talk with Irene Fletcher of the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce as final preparations are completed for the upcoming Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) which will make a stop here in Wayne on Wednesday. Plenty of activities and events going on during the […]
On this week’s edition of the Voice of Wayne America podcast, we discuss the Wayne Area Legacy Fund and plans for an upcoming fundraising effort for the community fund. WALF committee chair Bill Dickey talks with Mike about what the fund is, how they hope to raise the money and what kind of non-profit projects […]
Cheryl Henschke (left) and Jan Gamble look over some old scrapbooks from the 40-year history of the Wayne Eagles Club. The club has scrapbooks detailing the club’s history all the way back to its beginnings here in 1977. (Photo by Michael Carnes) The Wayne Eagles Club has been a downtown fixture in Wayne for four […]
Here in Wayne America, today’s Memorial Day ceremony, honoring Wayne’s deceased veterans of military service, was held Monday at Greenwood Cemetery. We bring you the entire ceremony here.
Wayne area bike enthusiasts had a chance to tune up their two-wheeler at a free bike fair held Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot at Providence Medical Center. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) With winter finally gone and spring in full swing, it’s a good time to bring the bikes out of storage and take […]
About 20 girls are part of the Girls On The Run program at Wayne Elementary School. Courtney Maas (back right) is the leader of the program, with help from Casey Hunter (back left). (Photo by Michael Carnes) Learning a healthy lifestyle and developing positive self-esteem has helped a number of Wayne area school-age girls enjoy […]