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Vendors, customers enjoy Wayne Farmers Market

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 […]



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Voice of Wayne America — Bike Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) — 06/05/2017

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 […]



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Wayne’s Eagles Club keeps the family atmosphere going 40 years later

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 […]



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Bikers take advantage of PMC bike fair to tune up their wheels

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 […]



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Local Girls On The Run program growing

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 […]



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Friends in the right place at the right time saved Hansen’s life

Melissa Hansen (center) has her Providence Medical Center friends and co-workers to thank for saving her life recently after her heart suddenly stopped beating. Pictured with Hansen are (from left) Rogina Buhrman, RN; Todd Luedeke, CRNA; Dr. Melissa Dobbins; Michaela Hank, RN; Melissa Hansen, RN; Dr. Benjamin Martin; Sue Hansen, RN; Terri Davis, RN; Lyndi […]



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Spreading happiness and joy is Gloryann’s job – and she does it very, very well

Gloryann Koester and her husband, Larry, have been married for 65 years and have brought a ton of joy and happiness to Brookdale since moving there from their family farm west of Allen two years ago. Gloryann was recently honored as the Resident of the Year by the Nebraska Assisted Living Association. (Photo by Michael […]



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