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Gloeb Graduates from Fremont High School

Eliott R. Gloeb graduated from Fremont High School with a class of 287 students May 18, 2014.

A Cum Laude with High Distinction and the 2014 Presidential Award for outstanding academic excellence. Eliott is a member of the National Honor Society and the Fremont Public School Foundation based on cumulative grade point average and the vigor of course selection.

Eliott will attend Nebraska Wesleyan in Lincoln where he received the Universitys Presidents and Achievement Scholarships. He also is accepted in the NWU Football program.

He is the son of Geoff and Diane Gloeb and grandson of Helen and the late Ray Gloeb of Omaha and William and Lorene Holloway of Narka, Kan.

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Diller News

The Merry Moderns traveled to Lincoln April 9, 2014 for a Spring Tour. First stop was at Vahallan Papers. We were able to see the production of unique and beautiful specialty wallpaper from beginning to final product.

We enjoyed lunch at the Green Gateau before going to the International Quilt Museum in the afternoon. Current museum exhibits include Log Cabin Quilts, non-Western Quilts, Whole Cloth Quilts, and Quilts Under the Microscope.

Phyllis planned the tour and also provided a special ice cream treat from the UNL East Campus Dairy Stone before we traveled home.

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Animal Science Day Camp in Fairbury

Just a quick reminder that we are holding an Animal Science Day Camp in Fairbury on Wednesday, June 4th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the 4-H Building. We are going to do some really fun activities with the kids like learning about vaccinations/health, practice giving medications, dissect a chicken leg, mix up an animal ration and learn about meats/by-products. It should be a fun day with some unique experiences. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, May 28th and registration is $20 which will include two snack breaks. Kids are asked to bring a sack lunch. Invite your friends to come along and learn about animals!

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Reinke Announced as Presenting Sponsor of the Nebraska Agriculture Experience

An impressive 137-foot pivot irrigation span will be the centerpiece of the Nebraska Agriculture Experience exhibit at the Nebraska State Fair, thanks to a presenting sponsorship from Reinke Manufacturing Company.

Officials at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of NebraskaLincoln have announced that Reinke Manufacturing Company of Deshler, Nebraska, will be the presenting sponsor of the irrigation portion of the 25,000-square-foot agricultural exhibit in the new Nebraska Building on the grounds of the Nebraska State Fair. In addition to generous underwriting support for the Nebraska Agriculture Experience, Reinke has also donated a full-scale pivot irrigation unit along with the engineering and expertise to help create a unique interactive "variable rate irrigation" experience for visitors.

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Fire on A Street Destroys Car

Fire destroys one collectible car and damages two others.

Fairbury Fire Department was called to 723 A Street, property owners were Bonnie and Michael Long. The fire occurred in a detached garage fire located at that property.

The garage housed three collectible cars. It is suspected that the fire originated in one of the cars. The actual cause of the fire is still under investigation. The building has sustained extensive damage and there has been smoke and heat damage to the two remaining cars.

The call went out at 6 p.m. and fire fighters were on site for approximately one and half hours.

Assisting Fairbury Fire Department was Fairbury Rural Fire Department, Fairbury Police and Ambulance #33.

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Florence B. Rall

Florence B. Rall, 88, of Fairbury, Neb., passed away May 13, 2014 in Fairbury. She was born March 12, 1926 to Fred C. And Florence Alma (Snow) Becker in Fairbury.

Survivors are sister-in-law Gertrude Becker of Casa Grande, Ariz.; nieces, nephews, and special friend Peggy Coatman Bogle of Fairbury.

Services were held Monday, May 19th at the Gerdes-Meyer Chapel in Fairbury, with Pastor Joel Hahn officiating. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home where arrangements are being made.

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Heritage Celebrates Living the Aloha Spirit

Heritage Celebrates Living the Aloha Spirit

Heritage Care Center celebrated National Nursing Home Week with the national theme of Living the Aloha Spirit. A fun filled week with many activities took place for residents, staff, family and alumni.

Monday the staff kicked off the theme by decorating the Heritage in a Hawaiian theme. The staff dressed up all week in different colors, Hawaiian attire and grass skirts. The residents made Leis for everyone which proved to be a fun project. The evening was celebrated with a Mother/Daughter Banquet with a program by The Yesterday Lady displaying vintage Weddings dresses.

Tuesday the Fairbury Trinity Lutheran Ladies hosted a Sing-Along and later in the evening The Singing Cowboy entertained for the residents.

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May 21, 2014

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Four Fairbury Seventh Graders Honored by Duke Program

Photo caption: Duke TIP Award for Seventh Graders. From left, back row, Michaela Buchli and Jayson Klaumann

Four Fairbury seventh graders were honored on May 8 at the state recognition ceremony held at the University of Nebraska-Omaha for the Duke TIP program. The state recognition ceremony honors seventh graders for their exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT.

Duke University Talent Identification Programs(Duke TIP)7th Grade Talent Searchidentifies students across the United States who have scored at or above the 95th percentile on a grade-level achievement test. As part of the program, these academically talented students take above-level college-entrance exams (ACT or SAT) to learn more about their abilities.

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Thayer County

Hebron/Thayer County, Nebraska: May 16.

Marriage license:

Mark Christopher Miller Jr., 23, of Hebron, and Crystal Lee Nicole Taylor, 22 of Hebron were married April 19th in Fairbury.

Real Estate:

May 8: Nancy E. Snider to Sandy J. Snider: Part of SE of SE of 14-3-1 subject to life estate, and W of SW of 24-3-1 subject to life estate, and E of NW of 25-3-1 subject to life estate, and SW of SE of 14-3-1 subject to life estate.

May 8: Patricia J. Hofmann to Patricia J. Hofmann; Trustee of the Patricia J. Hofmann Revocable Trust: NW of 13-3-2.

May 9: Nikki Zahn to Glenn E. Anderson: Lot 5 in Block 6, EADS Addition of Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska.

May 13: Rosemary H. Dageforde to Michael L. Crosgrove, and Vicki A. Crosgrove, and D. Merle Hartley with life estate: Part of Lot 11, 10 in Block 10, original town of Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska.

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