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Wayne High senior Norah Armstrong received top scholarship honors in the Distinguished Young Women of Nebraska scholarship program. Armstrong was named Distinguished Young Woman of Nebraska for … more
By Clara Osten, clara@wayneherald.com   Members of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, acting as the Wayne County Board of Equalization, listened to a request to change the … more
The Wayne Community Theatre's next production will be "Fools," a comic fable by Neil Simon. Shows are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 18, 19 and 20. Show time will be at 7 … more
By Clara Osten, clara@wayneherald.com   Information on plans to develop a Vintage Hill 4th Addition in the northeast portion of Wayne was brought to council members during … more
The 101st annual Wayne County Fair is fast approaching, and opportunities to enjoy time with friends and family will be abundant. One will be able to enjoy a plethora of events, from livestock … more
It is time for sculptures! Each week, the Herald will be highlighting two of the 11 sculptures placed along Pearl and Main Streets in Wayne. Last week's features were "Continuum" by David Hyduke and … more
Pender Community Hospital and Medical Clinics have announced their partnership with Magnet Solutions, a statement generating company from Scottsbluff, Nebraska. This sets a major milestone in … more
Western history author and speaker Jeff Barnes brings the life and legend of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody to the Wayne Public Library for a Saturday, August 3, 1 p.m., presentation. … more
After months of planning and lots of hard work by volunteers, the 44th annual Wayne Chicken Show is underway. The majority of today's (Friday, July 12) activities take place downtown Wayne with … more
“The Wayne Salvation Army unit is pleased to be working with our local Runza on a fundraising event” said Salvation Army Chair, Pastor Teresa Bartlett. On Tuesday, July 16, between 5 … more
By Clara Osten, clara@wayneherald.com   Members of the Wayne Community Board of Education spent of portion of Monday's meeting debating how much time a School Resource Officer … more
The Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department is alerting the public that the first pool of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) has been found within the health district of Cedar, … more
Come one, come all for a speggtacular time at the 44th annual Wayne Chicken Show! Don't stay all couped up inside, bring all your fowl friends and flock down for all the weekend's festivities. … more
It's time for sculptures! Each week, the Herald will be highlighting two of the 11 sculptures placed along Pearl and Main Streets in Wayne. Last week's features were "Eyes of Wonder" by Sondra Jonson … more
The Little Red Hen Theatre invites audiences of all ages to be their guest for a spectacular production of Disney’s Broadway musical Beauty & The Beast. The dazzling show features a cast … more
Wayne State College has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the creation of a new interdisciplinary minor. The project, “Creating a Minor: … more
"Good news" is what the Wayne County Board of Commissioners received in regard to health insurance rates for the coming fiscal year. Steve Muir and Adam Endicott   with Agri-City Insurance … more
A retreat date to discuss future projects and a date for a budget work session for the fiscal year 2024-2025 budget were among the items on the agenda when the Wayne City Council met in regular … more
Fair season is gearing up and the Dixon County Fair is the first in the area this year, running Friday, July 5 through Wednesday, July 10. Activities got underway on Friday, July 5 with entry of … more
The Wayne Sculpture Walk has begun, with 11 sculptures placed along Main Street and Pearl street. Each week, the Herald will be highlighting two sculptures. Make sure to get out and check out the … more
Wayne Community Schools Foundation recently received $3,000 donation from Quality Foods/Pat and Amy Riesberg to support The IDEA Project. The IDEA Project was started in 2013 by the Wayne Community … more
Thanks in part to Wayne State College’s Summer Speech Camp, more than 20 Nebraska high school students received a jump start with their competitive speech projects for the upcoming school year. … more
Wayne State College junior Harleigh Claussen of O’Neill is one of 10 students from across the United States selected as an ambassador for the Association for Career and Technical … more
Individual Americans donated more than $326 billion in 2023, according to Giving USA's Annual Report on Philanthropy. Unfortunately, scammers are exploiting this revenue stream and have been … more
From games of tug-o-war, to food and from trivia to education on health issues facing African Americans, Juneteenth was observed in Wayne. Several of the organizers are pictured on the stage … more
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