Many people attended the 12th annual “Put Your Foot Down Against Sexual Assault” 10K run/2K walk or run on Saturday to raise awareness about sexual assault, as April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event was sponsored by the Hope Crisis Center, and all proceeds from the event are being used to help fund the services offered by Hope Crisis Center. (Photo by Trevor Gill/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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All Smiles--The United States Department of Agriculture--Rural Development hosted coloring and writing contests at the Diller-Odell Elementary School. The winners were: FRONT ROW (l-r): Hunter Maly, Landon Sunneberg and Ryleigh Vilda; MIDDLE ROW (l-r): Lilly Swanson, Erin Gegg and Joely Weers; BACK ROW (l-r): Madelyn Meyerle and Abby Vater. (Photo by Shaun Friedrichsen/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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Last Wednesday, students at Diller-Odell Elementary school celebrated Earth Day with the help of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and others. State Director for USDA Rural Development Maxine Moul explained that this event is important because it teaches students to be good... + continue reading

The warm weather afforded a group of youngsters in Fairbury the chance to put up a lemonade stand on Monday. Barry Schwab saw the group holding a sign on Fifth Street advertising for lemonade and cookies and decided to help their cause. From left to right, Corey Mashmeier, Marci Simpson, Eliza Kroeker, Drew Kroeker and Thadius Kroeker helped Schwab get a refreshing beverage. (Photo by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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City crews have been busy this week clearing away just about everything, from appliances to beds, tires, and everything in-between during the city-wide clean-up. Pictured is, from left to right, Tony Biehl, Derek DeBoer and Lynn Culp removing items from a property on E Street Tuesday morning. Certain materials, such as tires, shingles, logs, brush, stumps, concrete, leaves, grass, garbage, ashes, batteries, computer monitors, paint (in liquid form), chemicals and all liquids, will not be accepted. All loads will be inspected upon arrival. (Photos by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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It is very important that you, your family, business and schools be prepared before Tuesday what you would do if severe weather was to hit your area. If you are going to be out on the road too this includes school bus drivers. Always be alert to where, if you need to take shelter, where... + continue reading

Many people attended the 12th annual “Put Your Foot Down Against Sexual Assault” 10K run/2K walk or run on Saturday to raise awareness about sexual assault, as April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event was sponsored by the Hope Crisis Center, and all proceeds from the event are being used to help fund the services offered by Hope Crisis Center. (Photo by Trevor Gill/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

All Smiles--The United States Department of Agriculture--Rural Development hosted coloring and writing contests at the Diller-Odell Elementary School. The winners were: FRONT ROW (l-r): Hunter Maly, Landon Sunneberg and Ryleigh Vilda; MIDDLE ROW (l-r): Lilly Swanson, Erin Gegg and Joely Weers; BACK ROW (l-r): Madelyn Meyerle and Abby Vater. (Photo by Shaun Friedrichsen/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

The warm weather afforded a group of youngsters in Fairbury the chance to put up a lemonade stand on Monday. Barry Schwab saw the group holding a sign on Fifth Street advertising for lemonade and cookies and decided to help their cause. From left to right, Corey Mashmeier, Marci Simpson, Eliza Kroeker, Drew Kroeker and Thadius Kroeker helped Schwab get a refreshing beverage. (Photo by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

City crews have been busy this week clearing away just about everything, from appliances to beds, tires, and everything in-between during the city-wide clean-up. Pictured is, from left to right, Tony Biehl, Derek DeBoer and Lynn Culp removing items from a property on E Street Tuesday morning. Certain materials, such as tires, shingles, logs, brush, stumps, concrete, leaves, grass, garbage, ashes, batteries, computer monitors, paint (in liquid form), chemicals and all liquids, will not be accepted. All loads will be inspected upon arrival. (Photos by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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In what you would call a mini-district meet, Fairbury put forth numerous stellar performances Saturday at the Yowell Track Classic held on the York High School track. The quality of competition was evident with a number of superb athletes both in field... + continue reading
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The Jefferson County Commissioners have made several decisions considering specific jobs within the county as well as how certain duties and responsibilities are being altered. First, the commissioners decided to hire Jason Eyer to serve as the new shop foreman and head mechanic at the... + continue reading

Anna Schouboe was crowned the 2016 Fairbury High School Prom Queen and Mark Kroeker was crowned King. The theme for this year’s prom was “Dancing in the Moonlight” and was a masquerade. (Photos by Tim Linscott/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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Tough Decisions--After a lengthy hearing on Tuesday, the Jefferson County Commissioners voted to approve a special use permit for a proposed hog confinement facility near Jansen. The motion to approve another facility south of Harbine failed during a vote. Another vote on the motion will occur during the commissioners meeting next Tuesday. Pictured are (l-r) County Clerk Cynthia Newman, Commissioner Mark Schoenrock, Commissioner Gale Pohlmann and Commissioner Michael Dux. (Photo by Shaun Friedrichsen/www.fairburyjournalnews.com)

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After hearing from people on both sides of the issue, the Jefferson County Commissioners voted to approve a special use permit for a hog confinement operation near Jansen, while the motion to approve the permit for the facility near Harbine failed due to a one-to-one-to-one vote. At the... + continue reading
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Sunday marked the last soccer games of the short season.  The teams might have only had four games, but if you watched the first game and the last game, you wouldn’t think that they... + continue reading

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