NDA reports additional case of HPAI in Nebraska
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) in conjunction with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing another …
WSC to present entertainment opportunities in December
A wide variety of arts and entertainment opportunities will be available at Wayne State College through December. For more information about any of these events, contact the WSC Department of …
Ag Outlook Seminar to be held Dec. 2
Speakers for the 14th annual Ag Outlook Seminar and Appreciation Lunch have been announced by Wayne Area Economic Development Ag Task Force.   The seminar and lunch will take place Friday, …
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LOCAL NEWS

Northeast Community College students honored at state capitol ceremony

Northeast Community College students were honored during a special ceremony recently in the Nebraska State Capitol Rotunda in Lincoln. They joined other students from across the state during the 24th …

Wayne State students to present Fall Honors Projects

Wayne State honors students will present their research to the public on Dec. 2 and Dec. 9. The 30-minute presentations are the culmination of the course of study in the Honors Program and are …

New therapist joins KEL team

KEL Physical Therapy and Wellness in Wayne has announced that Julie Vilkas, PT, MPT has joined the practice.  "Julie’s skills will complement the quality physical therapy and wellness …

Lenihan named 2023 Nebraska Superintendent of the Year

The Nebraska Association of School Administrators presented Dr. Mark Lenihan, Superintendent of Wayne Community Schools with the NASA Superintendent of the Year award during last week's awards …

Spotlighting final two homes in Christmas tour

The Friends of the Wayne County Museum Holiday Tour of Homes, taking place Nov. 18 (5 to 8 p.m.) and 19 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.), will feature the homes of Kris Loberg and Ivan Heise, 1904 Claycomb Road, …

Bridges and lawsuit make up commissioner agenda

The Wayne County Commissioners met with Road Superintendent Mark Casey, held an executive session and approved  a fund transfer and memorandum at the Nov. 15 meeting.  After approving …

Special guests

Veterans Day programs were held in both Wayne and Winside last week. In addition of music, tributes and speakers, each of the programs included the presentation of Quilts of Valors to those who have …

Housing information given to city council

A public hearing, an annual report and several change orders on projects were part of Tuesday's agenda when the Wayne City Council met in regular …
SPORTS

Pollari gets 100th win in weekend road sweep

Wayne State rallied from a 46-22 deficit early in the third quarter and stormed back to shock host Colorado Mesa 62-59 Saturday evening at the Holiday Inn-Airport Thanksgiving Women’s …

WSC men have successful weekend in Florida

The Wayne State men’s basketball team had a successful weekend road trip down to Florida, winning both games in the Eckerd College Thanksgiving Classic Men’s Basketball Tournament in St. …

Wildcats noted on All-Region honors

Wayne State placed four players on the 2022 American Volleyball Coaches Associationj’s All-Central Region Team, and coach Scott Kneifl was named the region’s Coach of the Year. Taya …

Wildcats fall short in regional semifinals

The Wayne State volleyball team saw its national title hopes come up short Saturday in the semifinals of the Div. II Central Regional at Rice Auditorium, losing in four sets to fifth-seeded St. Cloud …

Big third quarter dooms Wildcats in loss to Minnesota State

MANKATO, Minn. — No. 19 Minnesota State scored on four straight possessions in the second half to snap a 3-3 tie and go on to beat Wayne State 26-9 in the first round of the NCAA Div. II …

Wildcats sweep Harding to open Central Regional

The Wayne State volleyball team cruised to a three-set win over Harding in the final game of the day Friday at the NCAA Div. II Central Regional at Rice Auditorium. The Wildcats were the only team …

Beller is Central Region Player of the Year

Wayne State sophomore middle hitter Taya Beller was announced as the D2CCA Central Region Player of the Year as voted on by sports information directors in the Central Region.  Two other …

Masters named NSIC Coach of the Year

Wayne State football coach Logan Masters was named Coach of the Year by the Northern Sun Conference as the conference announced its football All-NSIC picks Thursday. In his first year as the …
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AGRICULTURE

The Farmer's Wife: Christmas season is upon us

Every year, Christmas comes around faster, and every year, merchants begin preparations earlier. It does no good at all for me to complain about Christmas trees sitting among Halloween …

Making contributions during the holidays

The holiday season gives youth and adults an opportunity to stop and reflect on events of the past year, one’s beliefs and values, and what gives life meaning and purpose.  As 2022 …

The Farmer's Wife: Veterans walking for veterans

As I was discussing the weather last week, as in COLD, and WINDY, I came across a news article that said the annual Things We Carry Ruck March between UNL student veterans and those of the University …
Obituaries
Herbert Henry Brader
Herbert Henry Brader, 93, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 at the Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. …
Teri L. Reed
Teri L. Reed, 54, of Norfolk, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 at the Skyview Villa Assisted Living in Norfolk.  Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Stonacek …
Randy Davie
Randy Davie, 63, of Wisner, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 at Wayne Country View Care and Rehabilitation in Wayne. Funeral services for will be held Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's …
Lois J. Miller
Lois J. Miller, 88, of Norfolk, died on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 at Heritage of Bel-Air in Norfolk.  Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1 at Christ Lutheran Church in Norfolk. …
Larry E. Anderson
Larry E. Anderson, 81, of Concord, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022 at his home in Concord. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 at United Methodist Church in Allen. Visitation will be …
Lifestyle

There never seems to be enough $$

There never seems to be enough money. Whether one makes a little bit of money or a lot, we can always find ways to spend more. The more you make the more creative you are in spending.” This …

Nebraska Extension cares for kids

Access to quality early childhood education is a game changer for children, families, and communities.  But, Nebraska is at risk of falling behind. Families struggle to find child care, as …

Winter Weather Preparedness Day being observed

One of the essential parts of emergency management is preparedness and that is exactly what state and county emergency managers across the state were promoting on Nov. 10 as part of Nebraska Winter …

Voters to cast ballots on Nov. 8

Voters in Nebraska and throughout the country will go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8 to cast ballots for a number of contested races and  amendments. In the city of Wayne, there are two …
Memory Lane
Memory Lane: Nov. 23, 1972
From the November 23, 1972 edition of The Wayne Herald 400 attend Wayne's first Farmer-Businessman Feed More than 400 Wayne businessmen and area farmers packed the Wayne State Student Center …
Memory Lane: Nov. 22, 1982
From the November 22, 1982 edition of The Wayne Herald 16 years and going strong On the door of Roberta Welte's apartment is a poster that reads "Super Mom lives here." In each of the past …
Memory Lane: Nov. 22, 1962
From the November 22, 1962 edition of The Wayne Herald Hospital Auxiliary hosts annual bazaar A busy day, but a profitable one was rewarded by the Hospital Auxiliary Saturday at their annual …
Memory Lane: Nov. 21, 2002
From the November 21, 2002 edition of The Wayne Herald Schulz hanging up the street sweeper After 37 years of checking the weather at 2 a.m. to see if any snow had fallen, Vern Schulz is …
Memory Lane: Nov. 20, 1992
From the November 20, 1992 edition of The Wayne Herald 3 M's club meets for 20 years All eight members of 3 M's (Monday Merry Mothers) Home Extension Club, along with five guests, celebrated …
Memory Lane: Nov. 18, 1982
From the November 18, 1982 edition of The Wayne Herald Shuttle simulation; Wayne native flies Columbia's re-entry computers As a kid, Roger Wacker always wanted to be an astronaut. Though he …