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BRAN riders enjoy a beautiful day, warm welcome in Wayne

The Wayne High cheerleaders greeted BRAN bikers Wednesday as they traveled the final mile of the route from North Bend to Wayne along the walking trail that led to the Summer Sports Complex and Wayne Rugby Park. More than 250 bikers made their way to Wayne as part of the 37th annual Bike Ride Across […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Bike Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) — 06/05/2017

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 […]

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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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Local Girls On The Run program growing

About 20 girls are part of the Girls On The Run program at Wayne Elementary School. Courtney Maas (back right) is the leader of the program, with help from Casey Hunter (back left). (Photo by Michael Carnes) Learning a healthy lifestyle and developing positive self-esteem has helped a number of Wayne area school-age girls enjoy […]

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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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Wayne resident hopes to celebrate legacy, 150th birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Kimberley Endicott is throwing a birthday party later this month – but it’s not her birthday. Endicott is a passionate reader of the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder, an early 20th century author whose books, including “Little House on the Prairie” have been read by millions over the years and were even the inspiration for […]

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