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Wed
08
Oct

EPA water quality proposal sparks debate

LINCOLN--A new rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers designed to clarify federal authority on water quality regulation has left some concerned about its potential local impact.

On March 25th  the two agencies proposed the Waters of the U.S. rule to more clearly define what surface waters are protected under the federal Clean Water Act.

Tue
07
Oct

FREE Local Elected Officials Training - October 16, 2014 Beatrice, Ne

You’ve been elected, appointed or hired, but do you “Know your Role” in the government process?   Local elected officials, city administrators, clerks, municipal staff and volunteers from Villages, Cities and Counties in SE Nebraska are invited to attend a FREE 4-hour training geared toward the Local Elected Officials role in municipal government.

The program will kick off with a Basic Elected Officials training conducted by Lynn Rex, Executive Director of the Nebraska League of Municipalities.  A panel of experienced professionals including a City Administrator, Mayor, Clerk and an Elected Official will also provide examples of their role in the municipal process.  Topics include policy and administration, where to find help, open meetings act, and responsibilities of the office held.

Fri
03
Oct

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer at Burkley Family Center on Oct. 7

Fischer Announces Staff Local Office Hours in Gage, Jefferson, and Saline Counties

 

Fri
03
Oct

Immigration and pipeline big issues in gubernatorial debate

By Julia Jackson and Angela Hensel, Nebraska News Service

 

 

LINCOLN--Immigration and the Keystone XL pipeline were two of the biggest areas of disagreement in Thursday night's Nebraska gubernatorial debate.

Thu
02
Oct

Earl Edmond Schmidt

Earl Edmond Schmidt, 90 of Fairbury, died October 2, 2014 at Heritage Care Center in Fairbury, Nebraska.  He was born to Emil and Elsie (Leavitt) Schmidt November 9, 1923 in Daykin, Nebraska. 

Survivors are wife Ruth of Fairbury, sons Eugene and wife Rose of Littleton, CO., Larry and wife Nancy of Fairbury, Douglas of Lawton, OK., and Roger and wife Brigitte of Middlebury, VT., seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Ruby Zabel, nephews and nieces. 

Thu
02
Oct

Garage Sale at 408 Short St., Diller

408 SHORT St. DILLER - 9am-3pm, Guns, horse tack, space heater, crocks, live traps, winchester box, gun permit requires, no checks. Lots of misc.                   

Date: 
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 9:00am
Thu
02
Oct

Bowling Alley Sells


Jason and David Rogers gets the final bid of $46,000 for the bowling alley.
The Rogers family from Gilead are now the proud owners of the PlaMor Bowling Alley and Cafe.
 
Schultis and Sons held the absolute auction Wednesday evening to a full house. Bidding started at a 
 
bid of $10,000. There were four different groups that were bidding with the final bid going to Jason, 
 
David, and Nathan Rogers of Gilead.
 
“We plan to open up the bowling alley as soon as we can do repairs,” David Rogers said. “We are 
 
not sure of the time line but are looking forward to becoming a member of Fairbury's business district.”
Wed
01
Oct

Fairbury Area Girls Hoops Annual parents’ meeting

Fairbury Area Girls Hoops Annual parents’ meeting Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Fairbury Jr.-Sr. High School commons area. All girls who plan to participate in Hoops this year are required to have a parent attend this meeting. Call Barry Schwab at 402-587-0738 with questions.

Date: 
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 7:00am
Wed
01
Oct

The Fairbury Baseball Association

The Fairbury Baseball Association will be conducting the 2014 Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 5th. at 5:00 p.m. at the American Lutheran Church. All parents and coaches please plan to attend. Any questions, please contact Dean Schmidt at 402-239-5365

Date: 
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 5:00am
Wed
01
Oct

Free Food Available For Seniors

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) distribution clinic will be held in Fairbury at 512 3rd Street on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. An appointment is CSFP provides nutritious foods to seniors who are age 60 or greater who live in Nebraska and are under the program income guidelines. To schedule an appointment or obtain information on how to qualify for CSFP, please call Blue Valley Community Action at 402-729-2278.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 8:00am

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