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A week away from home fun, educational for Wayne Close-Up students

Eleven Wayne High students recently returned from a week-long educational opportunity as part of the Close-Up program. Pictured are (from left) Nate Burrows, Sean Hochstein, Jaci Torres, Ky Kenny, Maddy Stenka, Kylie Hammer, Jamie Gamble, Beau Bowers, Ryan Jaixen, Mason Lee and Brennen O’Reilly. (Contributed photo) Every summer, a group of incoming seniors from Wayne […]

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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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Wayne bank honored by Nebraska Bankers Association for 125 years of service

State Nebraska Bank & Trust received the 125-Year Bank Award from the Nebraska Bankers Association at its annual Awards Luncheon on May 4, 2017, in Omaha.  Pictured receiving the milestone award on behalf of SNB are left to right: Sandy Brown, Kaki Ley, James Nissen, David Ley, Galen Wiser, Matthew Ley, Ron Gentrup, Cindy Brummond […]

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Wayne resident hopes to celebrate legacy, 150th birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Kimberley Endicott is throwing a birthday party later this month – but it’s not her birthday. Endicott is a passionate reader of the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder, an early 20th century author whose books, including “Little House on the Prairie” have been read by millions over the years and were even the inspiration for […]

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