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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here in Wayne America, Earth Day is coming up and the Wayne Green Team hosted this week’s Chamber Coffee at The Coffee Shoppe. Mike chats with Sandy Brown of the Wayne Green Team to talk about the group’s efforts in the community.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this week’s Voice of Wayne America podcast highlights an upcoming event at Wayne State College that is being hosted by Haven House. Josh Sievers of Haven House sits down to discuss the April 19 event in the WSC Student Center.
It was standing-room only inside with a long line of cars patiently making their way through the drive-through last week at the Runza Restaurant in Wayne. The annual Wayne Elementary Night event at the restaurant raised $505 as part of a fundraiser put on by the Wayne Elementary Boosters, the highest total raised for a […]
After signing his “letter of intent,” Gibson was joined out on the baseball field by his new teammates for a team photo behind home plate at the Chapman Complex. As the newest Wildcat, Gibson will take part in team practices and games as his schedule allows and will be part of the team both during […]
Here in Wayne America, Mike is back after spending a few days in Omaha at the state wrestling tournament. He talks about upcoming Wayne High and Wayne State sports and introduces the newest member of his family.
There’s something about a dog. In times of stress, a good dog can be a wonderful diversion for those who need to forget about life’s challenges for a while, and a Wayne business owner and animal lover helps test dogs that can be used as therapy dogs that visit people in nursing homes, hospitals or […]
Greetings from Wayne America — this is The Voice of Wayne America podcast, an online program where we sit down with somebody who has a connection to Wayne, whether it’s a local resident, a former resident or somebody with ties to the community, and we’ll talk about their field of interest and how it ties […]