This week’s Voice of Wayne America podcast focuses on the upcoming eclipse. Mike talks with Dr. Todd Young of Wayne State College and Kaki Ley of State Nebraska Bank about the upcoming historical event and how people can view the eclipse.
The 2017-18 school year is almost upon us, and Mike sits down this week with Mark Lenihan, superintendent of Wayne Community Schools. They talk about school construction, new faces and the upcoming budget and challenges the district will face.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
A special edition of Voice of Wayne America this week, as Mike sits down with New York Times bestselling author Robert Tremblay, who was in Wayne this past week to talk about his book “Twenty-Seconds: A True Account Of Survival & Hope.” It’s an interview you don’t want to miss.
The City of Wayne has a new city administrator, as Wes Blecke was approved by the Wayne City Council as the new City Administrator, replacing the retiring Lowell Johnson. Mike sits down with Wes to talk about how his years working as a city administrator in Ashland and as executive director of Wayne Area Economic […]
The Wayne Public Library is a busy place during the summer, as the Summer Reading Program is happening for both youth and adults. Mike sits down with Julie Osnes, youth services librarian; and Rita McLean, adult services librarian; to talk about the respective summer programs for readers of all ages in Wayne America.
On this special edition of the Voice of Wayne America podcast, we talk with Irene Fletcher of the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce as final preparations are completed for the upcoming Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) which will make a stop here in Wayne on Wednesday. Plenty of activities and events going on during the […]
On this week’s edition of the Voice of Wayne America podcast, we discuss the Wayne Area Legacy Fund and plans for an upcoming fundraising effort for the community fund. WALF committee chair Bill Dickey talks with Mike about what the fund is, how they hope to raise the money and what kind of non-profit projects […]