NORFOLK – Several individuals from the area will now serve among the Nebraska Community College Association (NCCA) Board. According to a release from Northeast Community College, Julie Robinson will serve as the new chairperson of the NECC Board'... Read More

WAYNE – For a third straight week the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department Health District had more than double the amount of total positive tests in a week, this time during the week ending on January 15. The percentage of the District b'... Read More

WAYNE – Majority of Tuesday morning’s Wayne County Board of Commissioners meeting was taken up with putting a plan together to spend just over $900,000 of federal funds in Wayne County in less than four years. From the Wayne County Courthouse '... Read More

MADISON – A one vehicle rollover was reported over the weekend in rural Madison County. According to a release from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement received a call on Sunday, January 16 at approximately 8:35 p.m. about the'... Read More

WAYNE – A few discussion items will be addressed following a public hearing pertaining to the renovation of First Baptist Church during the regularly scheduled Wayne City Council meeting. From the council chambers inside City Hall, the Tuesday n'... Read More

WAYNE – Several lodging tax grant applications will seek approval during the Wayne County Board of Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting. From the Wayne County Courthouse courtroom, the meeting will first begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday with the '... Read More

WAYNE – With no KTCH Quiz Bowl matches scheduled for Monday, week two will resume on Tuesday, January 18 with two more matches. The 2022 KTCH Quiz Bowl will air on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com Monday – Friday normall'... Read More

WAYNE – After winning their region in early December, the Wayne Mock Trial team took part in a three-day state competition last week. According to a release from head mock trial coach Josh Johnson, the Nebraska State Mock Trial competition was h'... Read More

WAYNE – With the speech season now in full swing for the Wayne Blue Devil Speakers, the first of six regular season competitions began this past weekend. According to a release from head speech coach Dwaine Spieker, the Wayne varsity speech team'... Read More

WAYNE – A case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant was confirmed last week being present in the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) Health District through lab testing. According to the Thursday, January 13 release, Omicron’s abili'... Read More

LINCOLN — A Republican state senator and former speaker of the Legislature is challenging Congressman Jeff Fortenberry who is facing federal charges as he runs for re-election. State Sen. Mike Flood announced Sunday that he wil'... Read More

WAYNE – From the Wayne County Election Commissioner office, a few more incumbent candidates have filed with the clerk’s office. According to a release, the primary election filing deadline is February 15 for incumbents and March 1 for any new '... Read More

WAKEFIELD – Wakefield’s City Council met at the Civic Center Wednesday evening. During the meeting the council discussed replacing the city’s main well, approved the first reading of an ordinance allowing short term and vacation rentals and mor'... Read More

WAYNE – With the 107th Nebraska Legislature, Second Regular Session underway, District 17 Senator Joni Albrecht provided her weekly update. According to a release from the office of Senator Albrecht, a total of 175 bills were introduced in the f'... Read More