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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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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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Here in Wayne America — Legislative Forum — 04/07/2017

Here in Wayne America, the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development’s Legislative Committee hosted its annual Legislative Forum on Friday, April 7 in Gardner Hall on the campus of Wayne State College. State Sens. Joni Albrecht and Lydia Brasch were joined by Gov. Pete Ricketts in a 90-minute forum on issues of interest […]

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Voice of Wayne America — Wes Blecke — 04/05/2017

On this week’s edition of Voice of Wayne America, we preview the upcoming Legislative Forum put on by the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce and Wayne State College. Chamber executive director Wes Blecke sits down with us to preview the upcoming annual event, which will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Gardner Hall on […]

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A “Moonlight moment” for Wayne State’s Fulbright Scholar

On Feb. 7, Dr. Barbara Engebretsen received the news that she was an alternate for the prestigious Fulbright Global Award, presented by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Three weeks later – she got even better news. The Fulbright scholarship board e-mailed her with news that she was no longer an alternate, but a true-blue […]

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