The 2017-18 school year is almost upon us, and Mike sits down this week with Mark Lenihan, superintendent of Wayne Community Schools. They talk about school construction, new faces and the upcoming budget and challenges the district will face.
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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 […]
The new sheep and goat building was constructed just east of the Leland Herman Memorial Arena and was open for business at this year’s Wayne County Fair. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) The red-framed pens lined up from one end to the other, four rows full of goats and sheep being tended to on a […]
Wayne Community Schools Foundation is hosting a Farmer’s Breakfast to introduce the school’s new FFA program. Foundation executive director Lindsay McLaughlin talks with us about the event and what the foundation does to support the school’s educational and extracurricular activities.
Adam and Amy Manoucheri (with their daughter, Ella) have been pleasantly surprised with the response their new business has received. AquaPop offers a wide variety of flavored popcorn, classic candies and soda pop, along with other confectionaries that have been a big hit in Wayne in the short time they have been open. (Photo by […]
Hank Overin Field in Wayne will be the host site of the Class B Area 5 American Legion Seniors tournament starting this weekend. Mike sits down with Steve Lutt from the Wayne Baseball Association and Seniors coach Robbie Gamble to discuss the upcoming tournament, what it takes to bring a tournament to town and the […]
Sandy Brown of the Wayne Green Team and Wayne Mayor Ken Chamberlain show off two of the new bins that the city received as part of a recent grant to help with recycling efforts in the community. (Photo by Michael Carnes) The Wayne Green Team is leaving a black and blue mark on the city’s […]
When the city installed a new water tower in town in the 1980’s, then-resident Lyle George talked the City Council into painting “Wayne America” on the tower and it has remained there to this day. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Wayne America. If you’ve been in this community longer than 90 seconds, you have no […]
Dan and Teresa Tiedtke have opened up Highway 15 Salvage Company at 311 Main Street in Wayne, and it’s certainly a family business with their little helpers, including Broderick and twins Myles and Bryn. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Dan and Teresa Tiedtke pictured their retirement years being an opportunity for them to enjoy a […]
Jim Franks (right), CEO of Providence Medical Center, announced the hospital’s involvement in the Apprenticeship USA program during a news conference at the hospital Wednesday. Seated are Dean Guido, regional director of the Nebraska Department of Labor; Tessa Moser, one of four PMC hospital employees who signed on for the program; and Barbara Glondys, apprenticeship […]