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Hanson gets a fresh start here in yoga discovery

Kessy Hanson rediscovered yoga after moving to Wayne and can be found teaching yoga on the lawn at the Wayne County Courthouse during the twice-weekly Farmers Market. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) A fresh start with her life was something Kessy Hanson was looking for when she and her two young sons moved to Wayne. […]

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Providence Medical Center capital campaign meets its goal

Jim Frank, CED of Providence Medical Center, announced the completion of a $2.5 million capital campaign to finish renovations of the hospital. The announcement was made in a news conference in the newly-finished hospital lobby Thursday morning. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Any time you reach a finish line, it’s cause for celebration. Providence Medical […]

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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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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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Local residents fight Parkinson’s with Rock Steady Boxing at PWC

Randy Pederson (front) and Bob Kenny pound punching bags as part of their Rock Steady Boxing workout at Providence Wellness Center. The program is designed for patients battling Parkinson’s Disease and they work out three times a week at the fitness center. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Three days a week, you can hear the […]

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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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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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Therapy dogs a joy for Wayne business owner

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 […]

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