governor Pete Ricketts makes a stop at Tri County Schools while touring areas affected by recent flooding.
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 Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was at the Tri-County School Monday to address the flooding damage in the area, following recent heavy rains which flooded much of Saline and Jefferson Counties. Ricketts had already issued a state disaster declaration due to public property damages being... + continue reading

Coach Don Mahlman, left, and Kiwanis member Bill Runge, right, announce that Mahlman has decided to step down as head coach of the annual Kiwanis Club Track Meet after 46 years. (Photo by Vicki Check)
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The Kiwanis Track Meet will never be the same.  Bill Runge of the Kiwanis announced at the track meet this past week that “Coach” Don Mahlman is stepping down as the head man.  Mahlman has been in charge of the meet since 1969, 46 years later he is deciding to let someone new... + continue reading

Fairbury JEFFERSON INTERMEDIATE principal Jeremy Christiansen was taped to the wall on Tuesday May 19, at the Old Armory Building in Fairbury as part of the fundraiser for Type 1 Diabetes. The schools raised a total of $610.85. (Photo by Shaunte Dean/Fairbury Journal-News)
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In honor of National Police Appreciation Week, the Fairbury Assembly of God Church thanked local law enforcement departments and first responders with flags, cards and a dinner at the Law Enforcement Center in Fairbury. Left to right is Bill Seher, Aaron Christ and John McKee. (Photo by Shaunte Dean/Fairbury Journal-News)
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In honor of National Nursing Home Week, a wide variety of entertainment and programs were offered at Gardenside long-term care. On Wednesday, May 13, Linda Garcia, a speaker sponsored by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment and the State of Nebraska, told stories about Abuelas and... + continue reading

governor Pete Ricketts makes a stop at Tri County Schools while touring areas affected by recent flooding.

Coach Don Mahlman, left, and Kiwanis member Bill Runge, right, announce that Mahlman has decided to step down as head coach of the annual Kiwanis Club Track Meet after 46 years. (Photo by Vicki Check)

Fairbury JEFFERSON INTERMEDIATE principal Jeremy Christiansen was taped to the wall on Tuesday May 19, at the Old Armory Building in Fairbury as part of the fundraiser for Type 1 Diabetes. The schools raised a total of $610.85. (Photo by Shaunte Dean/Fairbury Journal-News)

In honor of National Police Appreciation Week, the Fairbury Assembly of God Church thanked local law enforcement departments and first responders with flags, cards and a dinner at the Law Enforcement Center in Fairbury. Left to right is Bill Seher, Aaron Christ and John McKee. (Photo by Shaunte Dean/Fairbury Journal-News)

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Mildred M. Zimmer 75 of Fairbury, NE. passed away February 19, 2015 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born September 6, 1939. Survivors are Children: Harold “Rob” & Shelley Zimmer of Fairbury, Lori Miller of NC., Larry “... + continue reading
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Sheila J. DeMars 59 of Steele City, NE. passed away May 22, 2015 in Steele City. She was born April 12, 1956 at Independence, MO.  Survivors are Partner: Rick Seeley of Steele City, Father: Charlie Rolen of Mahaska, KS., Brother: Dale Henry of Norton, KS... + continue reading

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The Diller Community Club celebrated with a ribbon cutting for a new business, R E Schlichtman Earthmovers on May 14th. Cutting the Ribbon are Rob, Vonnie and Mason Schlichtman and members of the Diller Community. (Contributed Photo)
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THE FAIRBURY CEMETERY ASSOCIATION BOARD MEMBERS stand next to the memorial wall which has names engraved of contributors. Pictured from left to right are Nat Covey, Kent Preston, Craig Mahloch-Superintendent, Louie Hanson, Bill Cummins Stan Stewart, Charles Endorf. (Photo by Fred Arnold/Fairbury Journal-News)
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The Fairbury Cemetery Association board is gearing up for what board members call another fantastic and challenging year. The Board’s goals are to maintain and keep a beautiful cemetery along with the buildings and the overall grounds. Right now there is a drawing fundraiser event going... + continue reading

Looking south down the Union Pacific railroad tracks
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 Dozens of people were given the mandatory order to leave their homes in parts of west Fairbury last Thursday as flood waters from the swollen Little Blue River threatened houses and buildings. The order came down from the City of Fairbury shortly before 7 a.m. as nearly 11 inches of... + continue reading
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Memorial Day, and the encompassing weekend, has been one of my favorite holidays for several years. The cemeteries are so colorful with their avenue of flags and individually decorated graves.... + continue reading

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