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New job in familiar setting for recent Chamber staff addition

Abby Schademann is back in a familiar place as the new marketing and events director for Wayne Area Chamber and Economic Development. The Columbus native interned at the Chamber office and worked at Wayne State College before assuming the new job recently. (Photo by Michael Carnes) When Abby Schademann first started her college education at […]

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Process fun, but two Wayne seniors happy to sign letters of intent

A long, fun and challenging process ended Wednesday for two Wayne High seniors as they signed letters of intent to participate in college athletics at Wayne State College. At left, Kylie Hammer signs her letter of intent to play college basketball as her parents, Melissa and Scott (seated) look on with Wayne High coach Lindsay […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Brazil basketball trip — 08/21/2017

Representatives of he Wayne State College women’s basketball team recently went on a summer trip to Brazil to represent the United States in an exhibition tour. Mike sits down with Wayne State coach Chris Kielsmeier, assistant Kelly Kieslmeier, and players Paige Ballinger and Maggie Schulte to talk about the experience.

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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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New WSC art instructor balancing work, passion with Blue Cat Gallery & Studio

Carolyn Albracht stands in one of the rooms of the new Blue Cat Gallery & Studio that recently opened up at 114 W. Third Street in Wayne. The studio opened last week with a showing of local and regional artists called Chickens And Other Signs Of Rural Life. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) When Carolyn […]

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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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WSC ruggers on the road again in search of another national title

Members of the Wayne State women’s rugby team get ready to load up the bus for a trip to Pittsburgh for the National Small College Rugby Organization 7-on-7 championship tournament that runs this weekend. The Wildcats are the three-time defending national champions and the only school to have won the 7-on-7 title since NSCRO began […]

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