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 […]
Wayne’s history dates back to the 1880’s, but a local couple made an unusual discovery that predates the city’s beginnings while remodeling a recently-purchased home here in Wayne. Tom and Jennifer Sievers bought a house at 710 Douglas Street, hoping to remodel and sell the property at a later date. One day, Tom and his […]
We’re here in Wayne America, and we’ve got some interesting stories worth reading online. We’re also looking for stories to tell — Mike fills you in on how you can submit a story idea.
Greetings from Wayne America — this is The Voice of Wayne America podcast, an exclusive here at WayneAmerica.com. This is a new 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 […]
The railroad tracks in Wayne are long gone, but a business that a family who followed those tracks started here more than a century ago is beginning a special anniversary celebration. It was in the early 1880’s when Henry Ley and his family came to Wayne from Jordan, Minn. Ley started The German Store, a […]
Thanksgiving is upon us, and Mike wants to wish all a Happy Thanksgiving. In case you missed some of the stories we’ve posted recently, he recaps the stories that are online in this video update.
One of the attributes that draws people to Wayne America is its generosity to those who are truly in need, and evidence of that is in the shelves full of non-perishable food that the local food pantries in Wayne have available for those needing assistance. Wayne residents and Wayne State College students have a number […]
Does the Monday night sky in Wayne County seem a little brighter than usual? There’s a reason for it – a supermoon. According to lunar scientists at NASA, this supermoon is the biggest and brightest to be seen in the skies in almost 69 years. Another moon of this nature won’t be seen again until […]
Wayne Junior-Senior High School hosted its annual Veterans Day program with a number of local veterans on hand who were honored with the day’s program. Retired National Guard veteran Duane Schroeder was the guest speaker, with several students presenting during the program along with music from the Wayne High School band and the combined junior […]
Almost three-fourths of registered voters in Wayne County cast their ballots Tuesday during the general election, and a good number of them saw some faces who are very familiar around election time. Dee Rebensdorf of Wayne, JoAnn Owens of Carroll and Bill Burris of Winside have a combined 120 years of experience in assisting Wayne […]