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.
The 37th annual Wayne Chicken Show is coming up this weekend, and there are a ton of fun activities that are part of Wayne’s annual community festival. Mike sits down with Irene Fletcher of Wayne Area Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce to run down some of the highlights of this year’s festivities. Time […]
Thumper is a black rabbit that escaped from his cage at Jodi Slonecker’s house a couple of years ago, but still wanders around the neighborhood and has made friends with some of the residents and their pets, including one neighbor’s cat. (Photo courtesy Jodi Slonecker) Shortly after her family survived the Pilger tornado three years […]
A special edition of Voice of Wayne America this week, as Mike sits down with New York Times bestselling author Robert Tremblay, who was in Wayne this past week to talk about his book “Twenty-Seconds: A True Account Of Survival & Hope.” It’s an interview you don’t want to miss.
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 […]