PONCA – A popular northeast Nebraska outdoor event that attracts 52,000 attendees and showcases 26 schools has been canceled. According to a release from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the event has been called off due to the unpredicta'... Read More

https://youtu.be/LWAgO955gwA   WAYNE – ACE Hardware in Wayne has been open since April 15. Although this is the first Chamber Coffee hosted by ACE Hardware, it won’t be their official grand opening/ribbon-cutting. That will take place '... Read More

Washington, D.C. – 3rd District Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host a Virtual Agriculture Summit, with online sessions each morning from Tuesday, August 18, through Friday, August 21. Those interested in attending must pre-register for each s'... Read More

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts has announced that he has signed LB 1008, the legislative bill containing adjustments to the State’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget.   “I appreciate the work of the Legislature on these key budget adjus'... Read More

WAYNE – Ponca State Park is excited to host some educational and recreational programming for their visitors this weekend. All programs must be pre-registered for. To register, call or visit the park office. The park office’s phone number is 402-'... Read More

WAYNE – Senator Joni Albrecht exclaimed that it was a busy week at the Capitol. Numerous bills were debated and amended throughout the week. The budget bill was debated on Monday and Tuesday of last week. The bill passed upon final reading and m'... Read More

WAYNE – The performance of ‘Love Letters’ by A.R. Gurney will occur at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 7, at Bressler Park in Wayne. Ramsey Theatre on the Wayne State campus is the rainout location for Friday. On Saturday, August 8, the same show w'... Read More

WINSIDE – With the business meeting scheduled to start later in the morning, Roy Reed Unit 252, American Legion Auxiliary will come together earlier in the day this weekend to create “Thinking of You” cards. According to a release from the A'... Read More

WAYNE – Councilmembers took action on a pair of discussion items early during the regularly scheduled Wayne City Council meeting Tuesday evening. From the North Meeting Room (NMR) in the City Auditorium, City of Wayne staff and council heard fro'... Read More

WAYNE – Make plans to sign up and give blood during several upcoming area blood drives in the month of August. According to a release from LifeServe Blood Center, community members are being asked to book an appointment to give blood. It’s imp'... Read More

WAYNE – Of the preliminary tax dollar requests and adoption of allocation resolutions for seven entities on Tuesday morning’s agenda, only two saw an increase while the other requests were the same as last year. From the Public Safety Annex, t'... Read More

WAYNE – On Wednesday, August 5, Pilger will host its 18th annual “Sweet Corn and Hamburger Feed.” The event will run from 5 – 9 p.m. at the Cooper Family Community Center. Free will donations are accepted. The Pilger pool will be open at no c'... Read More

WAYNE – On Wednesday and Thursday, August 5 and 6, Madison will have Coronavirus testing available. The location of Madison’s testing site is at 222 Main Street. On both days, the testing site will be open from 3 – 5 p.m. Norfolk is running '... Read More

LINCOLN – With many high schools set to welcome students back on campus in school buildings in the coming weeks, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was joined by Education Commissioner Matthew Blomstedt Monday morning. The duo provided more informa'... Read More