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Firefighters respond to fire at Discount Furniture

Volunteer firefighters from Wayne, Winside and Carroll responded to a fire at Discount Furniture Friday evening. The call to the fire just north of Wayne on Highway 35 came in at approximately …

Wayne State College breaks ground for Peterson Fine Arts renovation

Wayne State College hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 11 to begin the renovation of the Peterson Fine Arts Building. The ceremony took place in the atrium of Peterson and east of the building …

Commissioners discuss redistricting

By Morgan Cardenas editor@wayneherald.com   At Tuesday's meeting, the Wayne County Commissioners discussed and voted on many things. First the Commissioners took action on Resolution …

Cemetery Association begins Capital Campaign

The Greenwood Cemetery Association (ASSOCIATION) was formed in 1893 and has a five-member volunteer Board of Trustees.  They are tasked with the maintenance, upkeep and preservation of the …

Firefighters respond to call at Stadium Sports

Wayne Volunteer firefighters responded to a call at approximately 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. A fire was reported at Stadium Sports. Employees had used a fire extinguisher and the fire was out …
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Wildcat women get OT win over SD Mines

Wayne State overcame a 17-point first-half deficit and hung on for a 68-65 overtime win over South Dakota School of Mines in action Wednesday at Rice Auidtiorium. Less than 24 hours after opening …

Wildcat baseball signs seven for 2022-23

Wayne State baseball coach Alex Koch has announced the addition of seven recruits for the 2022-23 season. Joining the Wildcat baseball roster are Nathan Cunningham of Omaha, Emerson Dolph from …

Wildcats open with NSIC wins Tuesday

The Wayne State men’s and women’s basketball teams both had successful debuts in Northern Sun Conference play Tuesday as they were able to beat Augustana’s men and women at Rice …

WSC women’s basketball signs three

Wayne State women’s basketball coach Brent Pollari has announced the signings of three student-athletes to national letters of intent for the 2022-23 season. They include Rachel Dahlen of …
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The Farmer's Wife: Mystery of sleepiness solved

Until the last two years, I was a faithful church goer, seldom missing unless I was at work, and I don't think I ever fell asleep during a sermon, no matter how long or hard to follow.  …

The Farmer's Wife: Book defends meat consumption

I had 3.5 inches of wet stuff in the rain gauge on Sunday, and it came down hard, all at once, even cleaning the gutters of the little things the Linden trees give off in the fall. I'm told …

The Farmer's Wife: Book defends meat consumption

I had 3.5 inches of wet stuff in the rain gauge on Sunday, and it came down hard, all at once, even cleaning the gutters of the little things the Linden trees give off in the fall.  I'm told …
Obituaries
Ron A. Temme
Ron A. Temme, 74, of Wayne, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne. Services will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne. Visitation …
Joan S. Jensen
Joan S. Jensen, 85, of Norfolk formerly of Winside, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 at St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. …
Ruth Elaine Fuoss Hill
Ruth Elaine Fuoss Hill, 86, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 at an Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  hospital. She was born Jan. 30, 1935 on the family farm in Wayne County to Albert and Bonnie Fuoss. She …
Lois Jech
Funeral Services for Lois J. Jech, 89, of Wayne, are currently pending with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.  She died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 at the Wakefield Health Care Center.
Betty Henschke
Private family service for Betty Jean Henschke, 66, of Wakefield will be held at a later date.  Memorials may be directed to Betty's family for a later designation.  Betty died …
Memory Lane
Memory Lane: Nov. 26, 1981
From the November 26, 1981 edition of The Wayne Herald: A seasonal sampling Looking over the recipe packet which will be included in the ticket price for the PEO holiday appetizer party are …
Memory Lane: Nov. 24, 2011
From the Nov. 24, 2011 edition of The Wayne Herald: 'Magic' has magical trip to World Clydesdale Show For 18-year-old Magic, and his owner, Laurie Huyck, a recent trip to Madison, Wis. proved …
Memory Lane: Nov. 23, 1961
From the Nov. 23, 1961 edition of The Wayne Herald: Preparations Begin White elephant sale preparations are underway for the Wayne Lions club. Members prepare for the Dec. 2 event. The sale …
Memory Lane: Nov. 19, 1981
From the November 19, 1981 edition of The Wayne Herald Crosgrove ranks high Wayne State College freshman Lori Crosgrove of Modale, Iowa, earned a fourth place ranking in recent regional vocal …
Memory Lane: Nov. 18, 1971
From the November 18, 1971 edition of The Wayne Herald For the Birds David Nuss and Ralph Arett of Boy Scout Troop 175 are building bird feeders for Wayne nursing homes as their Eagle Scout …