Dr. Ernest Perea’s road from the NSA to WCHCS

Almost 500 years ago, Dr. Ernest Perea’s ancestors emigrated from Spain to America. Outside the Native population, his family has been in the New...

Travis Wyman roams Yellowstone Park after pitching to Tony Gwynn

In the movie Major League, Tom Berenger’s character tells Charlie Sheen, “That ball wouldn’t have gone out of a lot of parks.” The wild Cleveland...

Don Lammers gave his life almost 50 years ago. On Memorial Day, his best...

Don Lammers’ helicopter crashed in Vietnam on Aug. 24, 1968, placing his name on the Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., one of 58,282. On Memorial...

An Iowa farm boy, Dale Spinler, once took on Chairman Mao and Joseph Stalin

In 1953 on the 38th Parallel in the Taebaek Mountains, Americans and South Koreans stood across from a line of exhausted Chinese soldiers wearing...

Once in lifetime find takes Dale Clark by surprise

Around a year ago, local artifact hunter Dale Clark forgot his walking stick on a hike. When he reached the site, which he recognized...

Denver Broncos hire Wade Harman

On New Year’s Eve of 2018, the Atlanta Falcons fired offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian. It was just a normal Monday in the NFL, but Wayne...

Jim Murray continues to spread good news while battling cancer

From Peru to Wayne County, from Turkey to Cedar Falls, Jim Murray has spread the word. A few years ago, Seymour’s art teacher was diagnosed...

Wayne County attempts to preserve the legacy of Shane Hill baseball

One-hundred years ago, a baseball team of former farm boys came out of retirement for one last game. It was 1918, and the United States...

Katie Emerson

After spending 10 years in the desert, in 2016, Katie Adams Emerson was back in Wayne County during Homecoming, when Queen Katie Gassman shared...

Paul Mitchell returns to heal the Lakota people with his testimony

Paul Mitchell was born in York, Neb., a full-blood Lakota of the Sicangu Nation. The French referred to his people as the Brulé, or...
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