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School safety, marijuana and budget highlight 27th annual Legislative Forum

The lecture room at Gardner Hall was near capacity Friday morning for the 27th annual Wayne Area Chamber Legislative Forum. Students from Wayne, Wakefield, Winside and Ponca schools listened in on the forum, which featured five members of the Nebraska Legislature. (Photo by Michael Carnes) It was almost standing-room only in Wayne State College’s Gardner […]

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Competitive fires burn again for former Wayne State All-American

Learning the roles as pusher and brakeman has been a new experience for former Wayne State volleyball and track start Nicole Brungardt. She is training for a potential spot on the U.S. bobsledding team for the 2022 Olympics. (Contributed photo) Five years ago, Nicole Brungardt was listening to a Christian radio station and realized that […]

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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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Voice of Wayne America — Wayne Chicken Show — 07/032017

The 37th annual Wayne Chicken Show is coming up this weekend, and there are a ton of fun activities that are part of Wayne’s annual community festival. Mike sits down with Irene Fletcher of Wayne Area Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce to run down some of the highlights of this year’s festivities. Time […]

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