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Wed
23
Apr
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Journal-News Seeks Election Questionnaires

Approximately a month ago a questionnaire was mailed out by the Fairbury Journal-News to every candidate who is running in the local elections. To date five questionnaires have been returned.

Not all the positions that are open have any opposition but the questionnaire does give the public a chance to get to know the person who is running for office. There were 73 questionnaires mailed to those running for office. There are nine positions that are contested. Out of the nine positions there are a total of 35 candidates that are in these contested races.

The purpose of sending out the questionnaires was to give the public an opportunity to get to know people who they may not know. Some of the questionnaires that have been returned were from candidates who are running in uncontested positions. However as one candidate put it, I want people to know what I stand for and how I think so when they are dealing with me at a later date they know a little about me.

Wed
23
Apr
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JCHC has Open House for New Private Rooms

Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.com Photo by Jim Headley/Fairbury Journal-NewsDeb Sutton, center, administrator of Cedarwood and Gardenside leads a tour through the newly remodeled section of Jefferson Community Health Center on April 15.

More than 150 guests toured the newly renovated patient area at Jefferson Community Health Center Tuesday, getting a preview of the rooms which are to be put into use for patients on Monday, April 21.

We heard many comment that they were glad to be able to see the beautiful and spacious new rooms without having to be sick, said Lana Likens, JCHC director of public relations.

The patient wing renovation began last August, converting the south wing of Jefferson Community Health Center into private patient rooms.

Wed
23
Apr
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First Responders Find No Flames

Photo caption: This Photo Can Be Purchased at FairburyJournalNews.com Photo by Jim Headley/Fairbury Journal-NewsFairbury City Firefighters, and District #33 Ambulance personnel responded April 17 to a minor fire in the 1000 block of West Street in Fairbury. Above they examine a large vacuum as a possible cause of the smoke.

Wed
23
Apr
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Granddaughter of Local Residents Makes UNL Deans List

Melissa Bakewell of Omaha qualified for the UNL Deans List with a 4.0 GPA.

She is a junior majoring in marketing and public relations. Her many honors include being secretary for the Student Advisory Board for the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Melissa was inducted April 6 into Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society for her leadership on campus.

Twenty five students from the junior class were selected.

She is active in ASUN, the student government serving as vice president of the Student Union Board and is chair of a current campus wide environmental event. She is one of eight women serving on the Panhellenic Executive Council involving recruitment and public speaking.

Melissa is the daughter of Greg and Karen Bakewell of Omaha and granddaughter of Robert and Jane Bakewell of Endicott.

Wed
23
Apr
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The Give America a Raise Bus Tour Comes to Nebraska

With Too Many Nebraska Workers Struggling to Survive on $15,000 a Year,

State Sen. Jeremy Nordquist, State Sen. Tanya Cook, U.S. Senate Candidate David Domina, Local Anti-Poverty Advocates Will Join Stop Along the 20-State Tour and Call on Congressman Lee Terry to Raise the Minimum Wage to $10.10

www.Raiseto1010.com

*B-Roll of the Bus

#RaiseTheWage

Mon
21
Apr
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Fairbury Field Board has scheduled a baseball/softball work day

The Fairbury Field Board has scheduled a baseball/softball work day starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 26th. We will do both outdoor and indoor work (including concession stand).

PLEASE try to come and help for whatever time you are able.

Coaches - communicate with your families and encourage them to participate.

Thank you! We appreciate your assistance

Fri
18
Apr
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The 2014 Agency Planning Meeting for the Housing Authority of the City of Fairbury/ Parkview Apartments

Public Notice:

Notice of Special Meeting:

The 2014 Agency Planning Meeting for the Housing Authority of the City of Fairbury/ Parkview Apartments is set for Monday?,? ?M?ay 19, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at Parkview Apartments 105 West 5th Street, Fairbury, Nebraska. Anyone wishing to present matters for consideration by the board are encouraged to attend. Those interested in attending must reserve space on the meeting agenda no later than 5:30 p.m. on the previous day. To reserve your time, please contact Twilya LEcuyer, Executive Director at 402-729-3451 or parkview105@hotmail.com.

Fri
18
Apr
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Air Quality Impacted by Area Wildfires

Wildfires have been numerous this spring and will continue to be a problem until much needed rain arrives. Wildfires throughout the region including fires in Kansas are impacting the air quality for residents in the PHS health district. Wildfire smoke can harm you in multiple ways. Smoke can hurt your eyes, irritate your respiratory system, and worsen chronic heart and lung diseases, including asthma. Wildfire smoke is a mix of gases and fine particles from burning vegetation, building materials, and other materials. Wildfire smoke can make anyone sick. Even someone who is healthy can get sick if there is enough smoke in the air. Breathing in smoke can have immediate health effects, including: coughing, trouble breathing normally, stinging eyes, a scratchy throat, runny nose, irritated sinuses, wheezing and shortness of breath, chest pain, headaches, an asthma attack, tiredness, and fast heartbeat.

Fri
18
Apr
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Chamber Easter Egg Hunt

April 19 @ 1:00 pm sharp

Downtown Historic Square,

5th & E Streets Fairbury, NE 68352 United States

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Easter Egg Hunt. Jefferson County Courthouse Lawn, 0-10 years old, accompanied by parent or guardian.

Fri
18
Apr
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Fairbury Citywide Cleanup

April 21 - 25

CITY WIDE CLEAN UP. Its that time of year again!! Roll up your sleeves and join your neighbors and friends in this city wide observance to make our city a neater, cleaner and more attractive place to live! Junked vehicles will also be removed at no charge by calling 729-5261 and furnishing proof of ownership.

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