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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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Dancing calls Winter out of corporate gig, back to Wayne to open new studio

Taryn Winter (center) graduated from Wayne State with the intent of working for a corporation in Minneapolis, but has returned to Wayne to start the Wayne Dance Company. Her teachers are current members of the Wayne High She Devils dance team, including (from left) Maddie Beair, Hallie Chinn, Emma Walling and Alyssa Chinn. (Photo copyright […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Wayne Baseball — 07/18/2017

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 […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Wayne County Fair — 07/13/2017

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.

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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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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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The early sharks get the minnows at Wayne Dolphins practices

Andrea Cooper talks with the younger members of the Wayne Dolphins Swim Team prior to a recent early-morning practice. The 80-member swim team gets up early to get their workouts in to prepare them for competition during the summer. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) The sounds of young people splashing in the water isn’t your […]

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