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Wayne Athletic Hall of Fame honors two athletes, retiring coach

Inducted into the Wayne Athletic Hall of Fame at Tuesday’s Wayne High Athletic Banquet were (from left) Rocky Ruhl, Monica (Novak) Christie and Brad Hochstein. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Memories of their days competing for Wayne High School and the lessons learned from those who coached them and played alongside them were flowing as […]



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Wayne High Class of 2017 officially says goodbyes

Co-Valedictorians for the Class of 2017 at Wayne High School were (from left) Morgan Barner, Gabrielle Lutt, Hannah Belt, Marta Pulfer, Melinda Longe, Daniel Greenwald, Emily Matthes and Ameilia Blaneknau. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions)Click here to purchase photos of the Wayne High School Class of 2017 graduation at our Mikey C Productions photo shop. […]



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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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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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