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Plenty of cheers, high fives for area athletes at Spring Sprints

Wayne High students Emily Matthes (left) and Morgan Keating encourage a South Sioux City runner to race to the finish line during the fifth-annual Spring Sprints at Wayne High School’s Kern Stadium. About 170 special education students from across Northeast Nebraska enjoyed a sunny afternoon’s worth of events. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) “TOOOOO THE […]

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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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Three honored with SNB Community Scholarship awards

State Nebraska Bank & Trust has announced this year’s recipients of the SNB Community Scholarship. Selected for the honors is Brittney Hunke, Talesha Conner, and Lindy Sandoz. All three are outstanding seniors at Wayne High School and will graduate in May, then attend Wayne State College this fall. SNB pays for a full year’s tuition […]

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Starting new FFA program can’t happen soon enough for new Wayne High ag teacher

Toni Rasmussen (center) grew up with her parents, Keith and Lonnelle (pictured) and two brothers, attending a one-room schoolhouse before graduating from Boone Central in Albion in 2013. She’ll graduate from the University of Nebraska this spring and already has a job lined up as the new ag instructor and FFA advisor at Wayne High […]

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Runza night raises money for Wayne Elementary

It was standing-room only inside with a long line of cars patiently making their way through the drive-through last week at the Runza Restaurant in Wayne. The annual Wayne Elementary Night event at the restaurant raised $505 as part of a fundraiser put on by the Wayne Elementary Boosters, the highest total raised for a […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Beauty and the Beast Musical — 03/23/2017

It’s a special edition of Voice of Wayne America this week, as we preview the upcoming Wayne High School musical. Joining us is director Tracy Anderson, along with several cast members of the high school musical production of the live version of Beauty and The Beast, which runs March 31-April 2 in the lecture hall […]

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