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Area youth are solving tomorrow’s challenges with Lego’s

The Aquabots First Lego League team include (front) Carlyle Young, Dean Young, Arianna Mulhair, Amelia Legler, (back) coaches Erin Palu and Ashley Mulhair. Not pictured is Summer Palu. (Photo by Michael Carnes) Today’s adults can remember playing with Lego’s as a kid, building everything from towers to houses and cars. Today’s youth are taking Lego […]

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Wayne’s Future City team getting ready for national competition

Wayne Junior High’s Future City team recently won a regional competition to earn a trip to Washington, D.C. to compete with other teams from all over the world next month. Team members are (clockwise from bottom left) Maiah Davis, Ruby Kinzie, Abby Wieseler, Catherine Archer, Liam Wachter, Avery Herman, Jesus Arroyo, Jace Piper, Allie Piersanti […]

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Eclipse a one-in-a-lifetime event for Wayne Elementary students

The solar eclipse (pictured) that traveled across the country earlier this week was traveled through Nebraska, and students from Wayne Elementary School were able to see it thanks to a field trip to Central City on Monday. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) It’s not unusual for elementary-age students to take a day out of their […]

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WayneAmerica.com to honor Student of the Week in 2017-18

WayneAmerica.com is pleased to announce that it will begin a Student of the Week campaign in Wayne Community Schools for the 2017-18 school year. The weekly honor is being started by the local website as a way to highlight the achievements and efforts of students in the elementary and junior-senior high schools throughout the upcoming […]

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After 27 years, Williams ready to enjoy the Wayne County Fair in new way

John Williams sprays kerosene on the unserviceable flags that were part of the opening ceremonies for the 95th annual Wayne County Fair. After 27 years on the fair board and watching the fair grow over the years, Williams said it is time to step down as a board member. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) During […]

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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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