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Manoucheris’ new business “pops” into Wayne by accident

Adam and Amy Manoucheri (with their daughter, Ella) have been pleasantly surprised with the response their new business has received. AquaPop offers a wide variety of flavored popcorn, classic candies and soda pop, along with other confectionaries that have been a big hit in Wayne in the short time they have been open. (Photo by […]



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Voice of Wayne America — Wayne Baseball — 07/18/2017

Hank Overin Field in Wayne will be the host site of the Class B Area 5 American Legion Seniors tournament starting this weekend. Mike sits down with Steve Lutt from the Wayne Baseball Association and Seniors coach Robbie Gamble to discuss the upcoming tournament, what it takes to bring a tournament to town and the […]



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New WSC art instructor balancing work, passion with Blue Cat Gallery & Studio

Carolyn Albracht stands in one of the rooms of the new Blue Cat Gallery & Studio that recently opened up at 114 W. Third Street in Wayne. The studio opened last week with a showing of local and regional artists called Chickens And Other Signs Of Rural Life. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) When Carolyn […]



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Adjusting to new country, small-town life has been good for new PMC lab techs

Pilarisa Alama (left) and Raul Tan Jr. left their homeland in the Philippines to come to work as laboratory technicians at Providence Medical Center. They are among a growing number of Philippine residents who bring the education and experience to the United States to help fill a growing need for lab technicians in hospitals across […]



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New downtown business offers antiquing with a twist

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 […]



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Voice of Wayne America — Wayne County Fair — 07/13/2017

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.



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Wayne hospital first in Nebraska to connect with apprenticeship program

Jim Franks (right), CEO of Providence Medical Center, announced the hospital’s involvement in the Apprenticeship USA program during a news conference at the hospital Wednesday. Seated are Dean Guido, regional director of the Nebraska Department of Labor; Tessa Moser, one of four PMC hospital employees who signed on for the program; and Barbara Glondys, apprenticeship […]



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