Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Gayle Kujath was driving a 2005 Mercury Marquis east bound on 9th St., when turning  right to park in a parking stall to the apartment building, she accidentally hit the accelerator pedal instead of the brake pedal. Causing her to collide with a hand rail and go over the concrete embankment... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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while working on the roads in jefferson county this motorgrader sunk into the road between Fairbury and Gladstone on 562 Avenue due to undermining that occurred with the recent flooding . (Contributed Photo)
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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More roads have been closed since an incident happened on 562 Ave. north of highway 136 between Fairbury and Gladstone. To avoid further accidents, the roads are being worked on to ensure safe driving conditions. Bryce Huss, an employee for the roads department was working on 562 Ave.... + continue reading

Husker Rehab State Champs---The 12 & under Husker Rehab team competed in the USSSA 12 & under Class C Nebraska State Championship Tournament over the weekend in Lincoln and fought hard to go undefeated through the 3 day bracket. They played Waverly, Papillion, Keystone Cobras, York and defeated Bellevue twice in the 26 team bracket. Team members are back row, Coach Taylor Biehl, Ellie Ohlde, Marlaney Deras, Jordan Tracy, Brittyn Wentz, Leah Mach, Brynn Novotny, Marlee Biehl and Coach Chad Mans. Front row, Jami Mans, Kacy Starck, Josi Mans, Maggie Layton, Hailie Nicholson and Mallonee Biehl. (Contributed Photo)
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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Fairbury Husker Rehab went undefeated in the Class C USSSA State Tournament held in Lincoln June 19-21st only giving up 7 runs the entire tournament.  Outstanding defense and timely hitting were the biggest keys to their championship. Game 1:  vs. Waverly Heat 8-2 Singles:... + continue reading

TEN AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETES were selected 2015 Athletes Of The Year by the Fairbury Journal-News sports department. Honorees were chosen by a criteria setup by Fairbury Journal-News Sports Editor Jim Phelps. Head coaches from the area high schools voted on their sehool’s senior or junior student-athletes from those guidelines. Recipients include seated (l-r) Shelby Pollman, Fairbury, parents Roger and Pam Pollman, Concordia University major undecided, and will play basketball for the Lady Bulldogs, Blair Hofstetter, Meridian, parents Mike and Lorrie Hofstetter, Hastings College major in chemistry/pre-pharmacy, and will compete in track and field for the Lady Broncos, and Josie Vitosh, Diller-Odell, parents Stuart and Laurie Vitosh, Highland Community College, major in elementary and special education, and will play volleyball for the Lady Scotties. Standing (l-r) Nathan Klaumann, Fairbury, parents Jeff and Tammy Klaumann, Concordia University major in music, and will run track for the Bulldogs, Dalton Hinrichs, Fairbury, parents Bob and Monica Hinrichs, Nebraska Wesleyan University major in accounting, and will play baseball for the Prairie Wolves, Stetson Meyer, Diller-Odell, parent Shane Meyer, Hastings College major undecided, and will compete in track for the Broncos, and Brandon Jackson, Meridian, parents Brian and LuAnn Jackson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln major in mechanical engineering. Not pictured: Megann Freese, Tri County, parents Aaron and Ann Freese, University of Nebraska-Lincoln major in fashion merchandising, Wyatt Kowalski, Tri County, parents Kevin and Kris Kowalski, University of Nebraska-Lincoln major in agronomy, and Ty Brakhage, Meridian, parents Richard and Deanna Brakhage, University of Nebraska-Lincoln major in advertising and public relations. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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while working on the roads in jefferson county this motorgrader sunk into the road between Fairbury and Gladstone on 562 Avenue due to undermining that occurred with the recent flooding . (Contributed Photo)

Husker Rehab State Champs---The 12 & under Husker Rehab team competed in the USSSA 12 & under Class C Nebraska State Championship Tournament over the weekend in Lincoln and fought hard to go undefeated through the 3 day bracket. They played Waverly, Papillion, Keystone Cobras, York and defeated Bellevue twice in the 26 team bracket. Team members are back row, Coach Taylor Biehl, Ellie Ohlde, Marlaney Deras, Jordan Tracy, Brittyn Wentz, Leah Mach, Brynn Novotny, Marlee Biehl and Coach Chad Mans. Front row, Jami Mans, Kacy Starck, Josi Mans, Maggie Layton, Hailie Nicholson and Mallonee Biehl. (Contributed Photo)

TEN AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT-ATHLETES were selected 2015 Athletes Of The Year by the Fairbury Journal-News sports department. Honorees were chosen by a criteria setup by Fairbury Journal-News Sports Editor Jim Phelps. Head coaches from the area high schools voted on their sehool’s senior or junior student-athletes from those guidelines. Recipients include seated (l-r) Shelby Pollman, Fairbury, parents Roger and Pam Pollman, Concordia University major undecided, and will play basketball for the Lady Bulldogs, Blair Hofstetter, Meridian, parents Mike and Lorrie Hofstetter, Hastings College major in chemistry/pre-pharmacy, and will compete in track and field for the Lady Broncos, and Josie Vitosh, Diller-Odell, parents Stuart and Laurie Vitosh, Highland Community College, major in elementary and special education, and will play volleyball for the Lady Scotties. Standing (l-r) Nathan Klaumann, Fairbury, parents Jeff and Tammy Klaumann, Concordia University major in music, and will run track for the Bulldogs, Dalton Hinrichs, Fairbury, parents Bob and Monica Hinrichs, Nebraska Wesleyan University major in accounting, and will play baseball for the Prairie Wolves, Stetson Meyer, Diller-Odell, parent Shane Meyer, Hastings College major undecided, and will compete in track for the Broncos, and Brandon Jackson, Meridian, parents Brian and LuAnn Jackson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln major in mechanical engineering. Not pictured: Megann Freese, Tri County, parents Aaron and Ann Freese, University of Nebraska-Lincoln major in fashion merchandising, Wyatt Kowalski, Tri County, parents Kevin and Kris Kowalski, University of Nebraska-Lincoln major in agronomy, and Ty Brakhage, Meridian, parents Richard and Deanna Brakhage, University of Nebraska-Lincoln major in advertising and public relations. (Photo by Jim Phelps/Fairbury Journal-News)

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Winners of the short course were a team with local ties, Andy and Spencer McAtee of Lincoln, with Zig Zag racing. They completed the short course in 5 hours, 44 minutes and 57 seconds. (Contributed Photo)
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The 11th annual Run, Row, Rock and Roll Adventure Race, held Saturday, June 13, was a successful event. This year’s race was again a national qualifier for the United States Adventure Race Association national championship to be held this year in Kentucky. “This year’s race... + continue reading

During the week of June 8-10, 60 girls took part in Girls Adventure Camp (formerly Girl Scout Summer Camp) at Camp Jefferson south of Fairbury. This year's theme was "Into the Wild" -African Safari. Despite the heat, the girls had a great time and were kept very busy. The girls learned about different exotic animals and some thought it wise to wear the 6-foot long Boa Constrictor. (Contributed Photo)
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FARMERS MARKET kicks off on the south side of the square in downtown Fairbury on Wednesdays at 4:30 and Saturday mornings at 9am. (Photo by Shaunte Dean/Fairbury Journal-News)
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By Sandy Zabokrtsky   Final preparations for the 2014-2015 school year were made at the District 8 School Board meeting Monday. The Board reviewed policies that were... + continue reading