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New Years Resolutions

Photo caption: 995 East Highway 33, Suite 1 ? Crete, NE 68333 phone 402-826-3880 ? toll free 888-310-0565 ? fax-826-4101District Health Department Serving Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Saline, and Thayer counties.

Yes, it is that time of year again. Everyone is busy trying to keep those dreaded New Years Resolutions. We hope you set some realistic resolutions that you will be able to keep. However, we encourage you to make just one more and relatively easy resolution this year. What could that be, you say? How about resolving to do just small things throughout the year to take care of yourself and be the healthiest that you can be. Here are our suggestions of just one thing you can do each month to improve your health:

January: If you have not already done so, please get your flu shot. Also encourage your family and friends to get theirs.

Mon
13
Jan
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Laura Siebe Gardner

Laura Siebe Gardner was born October 9, 1918 to Charles and Anna Siebe in Jefferson County. She died at age 95. She attended grade school at Dist. 17 and Dist. 49 and graduated from the Fairbury High School in 1936. She was baptized and confirmed at the Peace Lutheran Church, North of Jansen. She was married to Elmer Gardner on January 19, 1941. She lived most of her life in Fairbury except for 10 years living in Holdredge, Nebraska where they managed the Polly Shoe Store. She worked most of her life as a sales person. In 1957 she and her husband moved back to Fairbury where they had the Polly Shoe Store until she sold it in 1980. She was an active member of the Methodist Church. Also, Member of Eastern Star Vashti Chapter 68, and Magdalene Circle at the church. She was also a member of the Hospital Auxiliary.

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Eva J. Boyd

Eva J. Boyd 92 of Fairbury, NE. passed away January 11, 2014 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born June 27, 1921 at Arapahoe, NE. to Willard & Emma (Roadhouse) Cline. Survivors are Husband Lester Boyd of Fairbury. Services are at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday January 14, 2014 at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury with Darlene Novotny officiating. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. Memorials to the Familys Choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

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Juanita E. Regnier

Juanita E. Regnier 94 of Fairbury, NE. passed away January 9, 2014 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury. She was born in Baca County, CO. on March 12, 1919 to Roy & Katie(Dacy) Regnier. Survivors are Numerous Nieces & Nephews. Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday January 14th, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Fairbury with Lana Likens officiating. Burial at the Fairbury Cemetery-Fairbury, NE. In lieu of flowers memorials are to donors choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury are in charge of arrangements.

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Jan
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Edith C. Haake

Edith C. Haake 100 of Fairbury, NE. passed away January 13, 2014, at Gardenside Long Term Care in Fairbury. She was born July 19, 1913 at Red Cloud, NE. to Rev. Wm. G. Nau & Rose (Ruff) Nau . Survivors are four Daughters: Janis Love & Husband William, Janette Kyriss, Marilyn Derby all of Omaha, NE., & Connie Sommer & Husband Cary of Callaway, NE., Sisters: Clarice Eyestone of Big Bear, CA., Maxine Winterheimer of Scottsdale, AZ., 10 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild, Several Step Grandchildren, Step Great Grandchildren, & Step Great Great Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, & Friends. Preceded by Parents, Husband W. A. Haake , Sister Irma Beason & Brother Walter Nau. Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday January 16th, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church-Tobias, NE, with Pastor Ryan Meyer officiating. Burial at the Church Cemetery. The Family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Fri
10
Jan
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Open Seats In Many Races Across The County

Open Seats In Many

Races Across The County

Jefferson County voters will have numerous choices in numerous area races as they head to the ballot box in 2014.

At the county courthouse the positions of: assessor (Vicki Haskell), county attorney (Linda Bauer), county clerk (Sandra Stelling), clerk of the district court (Rose Wiegert), commissioner District 1 (Art Craig), commissioner District 3 (Michael Dux), sheriff (Nels Sorensen), and treasurer (Leroy Bast) are all up for vote.

School District 8: Vickie Banahan, Chris Ruzicka and Tammi Davis.

School District 100, Diller/Odell: Chad Lottman, Dean Engleman and Toni Landenberger.

School District 33, Tri-County: Naom,i Schroeder, Janet Bock, Kenneth Niemeyer.

School District 303, Meridian: Chad Frank, Dwayne Wolfe and Brian Jackson.

Fri
10
Jan
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City Survey Seeks Input On Fairbury Swimming Pool

City Survey Seeks Input

On Fairbury Swimming Pool

The City of Fairbury is looking for direction and they are turning the residents of Fairbury for the answers.

On Jan. 10 the City unveiled a survey on the local websites fairbury.com and fairburyjournalnews.com asking for opinions on what direction should be taken toward repairing, updating or replacing the local swimming pool.

According to assistant street and alley superintendent Laura Bedlan, the survey asks five questions.

1. Should the City maintain the existing pool & bath house?

2. Should the City maintain the existing pool & bath house but add features such as a splash pad or other items?

3. Should the City build a new aquatic center?

4. Would you support a bond issue/sales tax increase to fund a new project?

5. Would you be interested in serving on a committee for a pending pool project?

Fri
10
Jan
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Fairbury Pool Survey

Photo caption: Fairbury, Nebraska Pool

Give your input!!!

Take the survey here:

http://www.ittybittyurl.com/Wmt

Thu
09
Jan
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Sacred Concert

Sacred Concert

We would consider it a privilege if you would bring your family and friends and join Vonda Beerman for a non-doctrinal concert consisting of inspirational style sacred Christian music combined with heart-touching testimony on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. at 1028 J St., Fairbury SDA Church.

Wed
08
Jan
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Traffic:

Traffic:

Milena Dentcheva Batanova, of Austin, Texas: Speeding 75-65, $25 fine.

Girard Roger Bourque, of Romulus, Mich.: Failure to stop and weigh, $50 fine.

Shbronze E. Burns, of Amarillo, Texas: violation of a commercial motor vehicle/log book, $100 fine.

Jeffrey T. Dehnel, of Elcho, Wis.: Improper stopping/parking, $10 fine.

Olajunbosun S. Giwa, of Katy, Texas: Failure to stop and weigh, $50 fine.

Barry D. Handrup, of Hampton: Failure to stop and weigh, $50 fine.

David Troy Hobbs, of North Enid, Okla.: No registration in vehicle, $25 fine, and reciprocity-no trip permit/scale, $25 fine.

Jordan A. Johns, of Waverly: Speeding 82-55, $200 fine.

Marisa J. Meyer, of Hesston, Kan.: Speeding 80-55, $200 fine.

Caden H. Mikkelsen, of Hebron: No operators license, $75 fine.

Joseph Machehu Mwaura, of Hazelwood, MO.: Failure to stop and weigh, $50 fine.

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