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 […]
It’s the end of an era at Wayne High School as longtime teacher, coach and athletic director Rocky Ruhl is finishing up a 30-year career at the school. On this week’s Voice of Wayne America, Mike sits down with Ruhl to talk about how his he and his wife started teaching at Wayne and some […]
The end of the school year is coming, and that means Wayne area youth will be spending a lot of time at the Wayne Community Activity Center. Bryce Meyer from the WCAC sits down with Mike this week to talk about the first full summer with the new pool, youth sports, 24-hour fitness options and […]
It’s a special edition of Voice of Wayne America this week, as Mike sits down with four members of the Class of 2017 from Wayne High School to talk about the end of school, some of their memories and what the future holds for them.
This week, Mike revisits the Providence Medical Center Foundation’s capital campaign efforts with PMCF board member Galen Wiser. The hospital foundation’s efforts to raise $1.5 million are going well, and we have an update on this week’s podcast.
Wayne’s downtown businesses are busier than they have been in quite some time, thanks to a growing business community that is seeking to promote downtown. An upcoming Shop Hop event promises a lot of great opportunities for local consumers, and Mark Kanitz sits down with Mike for this week’s Voice of Wayne America to talk […]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this week’s Voice of Wayne America podcast highlights an upcoming event at Wayne State College that is being hosted by Haven House. Josh Sievers of Haven House sits down to discuss the April 19 event in the WSC Student Center.