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LOCAL NEWS

Commissioners approve grant applications to fire departments

Commissioners approved American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant funding to two fire departments in the county and discussed how much of the money allocated to Wayne County should be kept for county …

Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine set for Sept. 25

The ninth annual Cars-N-Carroll Show & Shine will be held Sunday, Sept. 25 on Main Street in Carroll. The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. There is no entry fee and the event is free and open to …

Property purchase, parking on council agenda

A public hearing  in regard to the purchase of real estate was among the items Wayne City Council's agenda. No one spoke during the hearing, which was in regard to two parcels of land which …

Royalty crowned at Wayne High

Laura Hasemann and Bo Armstrong were crowned Homecoming Queen and King on Sept. 16 during halftime of the Wayne High-Raymond Central Football game. Laura is the daughter of Scott and Mary Kay …

Dogs provide therapy, services to the community

Among the projects conducted by The Order of Eastern Star (OES) is the Service and Therapy Project involving specially trained dogs. Nan Rix with Order of Eastern Star will be in Wayne on Friday, …

Wayne Police responds to fatality accident

The Wayne Police Department responded to an injury accident on Saturday (Sept. 17). At approximately 6:25 p.m. an accident was reported on the east edge of Wayne, near the intersection of Seventh …

Pender Hospital welcomes family medicine physician assistant

Pender Community Hospital (PCH) welcomed Kate Mueller to its staff recently.  As a new part-time physician assistant in family medicine, Mueller will see patients in PCH’s ER, as well …

Wayne State College senior publishes mystery novel

Wayne State College Student Senate President Carter Ossian released his first book, Chaotic Reasoning, this June after nearly three years of the writing process.   Mirroring the direct …
SPORTS

Wayne girls fifth in Class C at UNK

KEARNEY — Wayne’s girls cross country team had two runners finish in the top 20 and placed fifth as a team at the UNK Invitational Monday at the Kearney Country Club. The meet, which …

Top-ranked Wildcats tie school record with straight-set win

No. 1-ranked Wayne State matched its best start in school history Saturday with a 25-20, 25-16, 25-15 win over ninth-ranked Minnesota Duluth in Northern Sun Conference action Saturday in Duluth, …

WSC women third, men second at Wildcat Classic

The Wayne State cross country teams hosted the Wildcat Classic Friday at Wayne Country Club, with the women finishing third and the men second five-team meet. In women’s action, Norfolk …

Friday’s area football scores

Pierce 58, Wayne 6LCC 22, Crofton 0Homer 43, Tri County Northeast 30Humphrey St. Francis 56, Winside 6Hartington-Newcastle 36, Wakefield 32 Highlights in next week’s edition of The Wayne …

No. 1 Wildcats outlast St. Cloud for Friday sweep

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Kelsie Cada and Taya Beller combined for 30 of Wayne State’s 43 kills to propel the top-ranked Wildcats to a 25-20, 25-13, 27-25 NSIC volleyball sweep Friday at #4 St. …

WSC announces 2022 class for Athletic Hall of Fame

Wayne State College’s athletic department announced the latest additions to its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday. Four individuals, two contributors and one team will be honored Saturday, …

Wayne girls second, boys fourth at Crofton

CROFTON — Wayne’s girls had three top 15 finishes and the boys brought home two medalists from Thursday’s Crofton Invitational. The Blue Devil girls finished second behind South …

Wayne girls take Metteer Invitational title

In what is believed to be a first for the Wayne High girls golf team, the Blue Devil linksters claimed top honors at the Richard Matteer Invitational, held Thursday at Wayne Country Club. In what …
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AGRICULTURE

Celebrating National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week is held every year during the first full week of October.  This year Oct. 2-8, 2022 is National 4-H Week. 4-H is part of each Land Grant University System across our Nation. …

The Farmer's Wife: Week filled with football and the queen's funeral 

We set a new record for temperature today, and there is a good chance we will do it again tomorrow.  THEN, it's supposed to cool off; just in time for the first day of FALL! I have jeans and …

The Farmer's Wife: Remembering Jan with humor

I remember the first time I heard an officiant at a funeral refer to a funny side of the deceased. Some of his relatives were shocked! They just did not believe that a funeral was a time for levity. …
Obituaries
Mary C. Tiegs
Memorial graveside services for Mary C. Tiegs, 82, of  Wayne will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at Greenwood Cemetery in Wayne. There is no visitation. She died Sunday, June 12, 2022, …
Thomas 'Tom' Karch
Thomas "Tom" Paul Karch was born on March 5, 1947 in Breckenridge, Minnesota to Paul Walter Karch and Thelma Merle Reading. Shortly after he was born, his family moved to Mandan, North Dakota where …
Fauneil (Wittler) Weible
Funeral Services for Fauneil I. Weible, 96, of Winside will be held Friday, Sept. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Winside. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to service time at …
Debra S. Broders
Services for Debra S. Broders, 66,  of Wayne, will be held Thursday, Sept. 22 at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne. Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Grace …
Michelle Marie Jacot
Michelle Marie Jacot, 54, of Laurel, died on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Sept. 22 at 10:30 a.m. at St. …
Lifestyle

Service Learning allows for positive development

Most of us have done some type of a community service project. Maybe picking up trash along a roadway, donating resources for a food drive, or visiting residents at a nursing home.   This is …

Using herbs and spices can enhance flavor

Herbs and spices have been used for centuries to season and flavor foods. In prehistoric times, people discovered that certain parts of plants made food taste better. Herbs were the flavoring of …

The power of one dietary change in losing weight explained

The kids are back in school, and many of us are getting back into a routine.  Here are some helpful hints that will help you adopt some healthy eating practices for you and your …

“Seas” the Day with reading

Reading with children is one of the most effective and educational activities you can engage in with your children.  Children learn concepts of print, letter and word recognition, comprehension, …
Memory Lane
Memory Lane: Sept. 23, 1982
From the September 23, 1982 edition of The Wayne Herald 'Me and my Teddy Bear' Kindergarteners of Wayne's West Elementary School combined learning fundamentals with fun last week during a …
Memory Lane: Sept. 21, 1972
From the September 21, 1972 edition of The Wayne Herald Band Day participants drop simple routines Band Days have changed in recent years. Wayne State's annual Band Day Saturday demonstrated …
Memory Lane: Sept. 20, 1962
From the September 20, 1962 edition of The Wayne Herald Terrace Hall selects the "Most Aggressive Girl" The fall social season had something new last week at Wayne State as Terrace Hall men …
Memory Lane: Sept. 19, 2002
From the September 19, 2002 edition of The Wayne Herald Lifetime resident to celebrate milestone For anyone, living to be 100 years old is quite an accomplishment. But, for Willie C. Kay, …
Memory Lane: Sept. 18, 1992
From the September 18, 1992 edition of The Wayne Herald Residents help rebuild home for Louisiana storm victims Two Northeast Nebraska residents are grateful for being given an opportunity to …
Memory Lane: Sept. 15, 1992
From the September 15, 1992 edition of The Wayne Herald Wayne team brings home trophy Residents of Wayne Care Centre captured the trophy for the most medals per number of participants during …