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  • Parkview Apartments Projects Moving Forward With Grant Assistance
    The historical Parkview Apartments has made a booming comeback. Executive director Twilya L'Ecuyer went before the Fairbury city council on the evening of Tuesday, January 16 to address some of the improvements that have contributed to the building's rebirth. 
    First signing tenants in October 1966, the Parkview has been in operation for 52 years; however, since its grand opening not much had been updated to keep up with the times and those fall backs have turned to loses.  
    
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  • Parkview Apartments Projects Moving Forward With Grant Assistance
    Friday, January 19, 2018 1:09 PM
    The historical Parkview Apartments has made a booming comeback. Executive director Twilya L'Ecuyer went before the Fairbury city council on the evening of Tuesday, January 16 to address some of the improvements that have contributed to the building's rebirth. 
    First signing tenants in October 1966, the Parkview has been in operation for 52 years; however, since its grand opening not much had been updated to keep up with the times and those fall backs have turned to loses.  
  • Friday, January 19, 2018 1:08 PM
    Fairbury Jr-Sr High School held it's first #JeffPride Day on Friday, Jan. 4, with hopes of teaching students social media responsibility and teaching students how to use new technologies in effective ways.
  • Friday, January 19, 2018 1:07 PM
    The Fairbury City Council moved along the agenda at their Tuesday evening meeting. 
    They set a public hearing concerning the City of Fairbury's one and six year Street Improvement Plan for 2018-2023 for February 6. The hearing will be included on the agenda for their regularly scheduled, public meeting. 
  • Free Throw Shooting Lifts Griffins Over Raiders
    Friday, January 19, 2018 2:15 PM
    The old saying that games are won and lost at the free throw line proved true Thursday night for the Diller-Odell Griffins.
    The Griffins coming off of a tough two-point overtime loss Tuesday to Southern, relied on a solid night at the charity stripe to earn a 43-34 home win against Lawrence-Nelson.
  • Lady Griffins Lose SeeSaw  Affair To Lady Raiders
    Friday, January 19, 2018 2:13 PM
    In a matchup of 6-8 teams, the Lawrence-Nelson Lady Raiders held on late for a road 41-38 victory Thursday evening over Diller-Odell.
    For the Lady Griffins it was the second game in three days this week.
  • Wolverines Withstand Tenacious Tri County Squad
    Friday, January 19, 2018 2:12 PM
    Tri County's two ranked wrestler's, No. 3 Cooper Smith (195) and No. 5 Chase Barnts (220), started off Thursday's home dual against Wilber-Clatonia with two pins to give the upset-minded Trojans a 12-0 lead in front of their home crowd.
    The Class C Wolverines quickly turned it around against their Class D opponent with heavyweight Eric Escobar picking up a pin at heavyweight over Benton Gustafson to put the tally at 12-6.
  • Friday, January 19, 2018 1:10 PM
    I have traveled to third world countries. I have traveled to war torn countries. I have been to places where places where malaria and cholera run rampant. I have had to subsist on bottled water in those places because of the lack of clean water. I have stayed in guest houses infested with all manner of creatures possessing far more legs than I. Some of the countries I have visited have suffered from crushing poverty and horrible government corruption. So where is the worst, most miserable place I have ever been, you might ask? Where is the one place I intend never to set a foot in foot again?
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 9:30 AM
    Florida is the state in these here United States of America that has the reputation of being the weirdest in the union. Politically speaking, at least. I find this grossly unfair. To my mind, Nebraska is, quite often, every bit as weird as Florida. We just aren’t as ostentatious about it.
    Let us take, for example, a recent proposal by Senator Paul Schumacher, who aspires to do to Nebraska what director Joel Schumacher did to the Batman movie franchise (I wonder if they are related).
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 8:35 AM
    On the north side of my hometown, there is the world’s largest pheasant. It stands there, looking toward the north, perched on what was an ice cream place when I was a child. This pheasant has been there since 1959. It is 28 feet tall and it weighs 22 tons, and is made of fiberglass and steel. From the tip of its beak to the point of its tail, it’s over 40 feet long. 
  • Stephen Golka
    Friday, January 19, 2018 2:33 PM

    Stephen James Golka, unexpectedly passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 7, 2018 in Sacramento CA.  He was 68. 
    Steve was born on August 9, 1949 in Alliance NE to Leonard and Madelyn Golka. He was raised on their ranch in Hemingford Nebraska with his sister and four brothers. 

    Services are private.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the University of Nebraska Foundation, College of Pharmacy Excellence Fund www.nufoundation.org or sent to the University of Nebraska Foundation, 1010 Lincoln Mall Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508.    

  • Lillian Schmidt
    Friday, January 19, 2018 2:31 PM
    Lillian A. Schmidt, 86, of Jansen, Nebraska passed away January 16, 2018 in Lincoln. She was born June 9, 1931, to Andrew F. and Frieda L. (Ortgies) Hohensee at Daykin, Nebraska.
    Services will be Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church – Harbine, Nebraska with Pastor Tim Wagener officiating. The family will greet friends Saturday from 2-4- p.m. at Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury. Burial in Zion Lutheran Cemetery at Harbine. Memorials to the Family’s choice. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.         
  • Dorothy Beachler
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:40 AM
    Funeral Services for Dorothy M. Beachler will be conducted from the First United Methodist Church in Holdrege, Nebraska on Friday, January 19, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. with the Pastor Nora Mendyk, officiating. Interment will be held at the Prairie Home Cemetery at Holdrege.
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Frankie Valens at 12:53 PM on 11/29/2017
Start Time: 11/29/2017 12:53:00 PM
Frankie Valens, will appear at Heritage Care Center, 909 17th St., on Dec. 15 at 2:30 p.m. For more information contact Jill Likens at 402-729-2289.
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Prenatal Childbirth Education at 2:42 PM on 12/13/2017
Start Time: 12/13/2017 2:42:00 PM
A Prenatal Childbirth Education class will be offered on Wed., Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Jefferson Community Health & Life for all expectant parents. For more information or to pre-register, call Erin Starr RN at JCH&L at (402) 729-6889.
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Advance In Ag Business at 9:10 AM on 1/10/2018
Start Time: 1/10/2018 9:10:00 AM
End Time: 3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM
Women in Agriculture: Thursdays 3:30pm-8:30 p.m. February 1-March 8 at the CTI Meeting Room, 1441 Union Rd. Concordia, KS. For women in the ag industry who would like to advance their business and management skills to become more involved in a farming or ranching operation. Limited 25 participants. Contact the River Valley Extension Concordia Office: 785-243-8185.
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Fairbury Girls Softball Tournament at 10:17 AM on 1/17/2018
Start Time: 1/17/2018 10:17:00 AM
End Time: 5/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
Fairbury Girls Softball Tournament, May 26-27, no class A teams, contact Lana Likens to signup. 402-729-5792.
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Loss Team Panel meeting at 12:58 PM on 1/20/2018
Start Time: 1/20/2018 12:58:00 PM
End Time: 1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM
LOSS Team Panel: (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6:30-8 p.m. At Beatrice Public Library, 100 N. 16th St., Beatrice. Region V Systems, Gage County Suicide Prevention Coalition, and Public Health Solutions are joining together to develop a LOSS team for Gage and Jefferson Counties, working together to make a real difference in how we care for those who are survivors of suicide. For questions 402-441-4346.
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Community Service Award Nomination at 10:45 AM on 11/27/2017
Start Time: 11/27/2017 10:45:00 AM
End Time: 2/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
The Fairbury Chamber of Commerce is looking for nominations for Community Service Award to be awarded at the Fairbury Chamber Banquet on Friday, February 2, 2018. If you know of someone who has contributed to the betterment of the community over a period of time they may be eligible for the community service award. The nominee should be a member of the community who has devoted a considerable amount of their own time and effort to the betterment of community and/or surrounding area. This should be done on a volunteer basis over a number of years. The services include but are not limited to educational, recreational or cultural activities. Active membership in service clubs, fraternal groups and religious or church organizations should be given consideration in addition to individual activities. Each elected and appointed positions on governmental bodies are also indicators of community services. This award will be presented to the recipient at the Fairbury Chamber of Commerce Banquet, held on Friday, February 2nd at the Elks Lodge for an evening of good food and great entertainment.
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2018 Go Red for Women  at 9:01 AM on 12/20/2017
Start Time: 12/20/2017 9:01:00 AM
End Time: 2/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
4th Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner. Sat., Feb. 17, 2018. 5 - 9 p.m. Dinner and program at Fairbury Elks Lodge
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2018 Shamrock Shuffle Registration at 3:39 PM on 1/9/2018
Start Time: 1/9/2018 3:39:00 PM
End Time: 3/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
Fairbury Chamber of Commerce is teaming up again this year with Chuckles for our 8th Annual Shamrock Shuffle. $25 Early Bird Registration ends March 2nd for guaranteed souvenir t-shirt. This is the one event of the year where you can run, walk or crawl while wearing your favorite Irish gear, drink green adult beverages, get really weird and fit right in! So go ahead, pull up your striped green socks, wear a silly hat, bust out your finest argyle, dye your side burns orange and slap on a ridiculous bow tie. Just don’t forget to bring a healthy dose of Irish swagger. With any luck, you might just take home the coveted “Best Dressed” award! You’ll want to stick around for the post-race celebration where there will be food, fun awards, giveaways and entertainment by Shawn Cole!
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Free Clothing Available at 9:12 AM on 1/10/2018
Start Time: 1/10/2018 9:12:00 AM
Free clothing is available at the 4 Square church at 6th & H Sts. In Fairbury.
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Hearts on Fire Walk Coming Soon at 9:12 AM on 1/10/2018
Start Time: 1/10/2018 9:12:00 AM
End Time: 2/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
Thursday, Feb 1. Registration at 5 p.m. at Jefferson Community Health and Life Burkley Fitness Center. Walk starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Burkley Fitness Center. In case of inclement weather, the walk will take place inside the Burkley Fitness Center. Register by Jan. 19 for early bird price
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Bonham annual meeting at 12:44 PM on 1/12/2018
Start Time: 1/12/2018 12:44:00 PM
End Time: 1/29/2018 12:00:00 AM
The Bonham Theatre will hold its annual meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2018.  The meeting will be held at The Bonham, 519 E Street, Fairbury. This meeting is open to the public, however, only individuals with a current paid up membership are eligible to vote on matters presented to the membership at the annual meeting and special meetings, including the election of the BTP board of directors. The membership fee is $25 and can be directed to P. O. Box 202, Fairbury, or can be paid for at the annual meeting or can be paid on line through the website:   www.bonhamtheatre.org
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View the Super Moon on the evening of January 30, 2018 and return early the next morning (January 31, 2018) to view the lunar eclipse! at 3:31 PM on 1/12/2018
Start Time: 1/12/2018 3:31:00 PM
End Time: 1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM
View the Super Moon on the evening of January 30, 2018 and return early the next morning (January 31, 2018) to view the lunar eclipse! We invite you to Homestead National Monument where we have planned viewing events and adjusted building hours at the Heritage Center to allow for viewing of these astronomical spectacles! On Tuesday, January 30, the Homestead Heritage Center will remain open until 7:00 p.m. On Wednesday, January 31, the Homestead Heritage Center will open early at 5:00 a.m. A viewing areas will be established at the Heritage Center. Please dress for the weather and bring extra layers or a blanket. The moon will enter the penumbral shadow of the earth at 5:48 a.m. on January 31, 2018 and totality will begin at 6:52 a.m. The best time to view the shadow on the moon will be during this time. The moon may set during the time it’s in totality. Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2018. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America), and Instagram (HomesteadNPS). Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.
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Yard Waste Collection Site at 10:21 AM on 1/17/2018
Start Time: 1/17/2018 10:21:00 AM
End Time: 10/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
Only approved items in collection site at Arcade and S. F Sts. Illegal dumping may be prosecuted.
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Teddy Bear Sleepover at the Fairbury Public Library at 2:15 PM on 1/18/2018
Start Time: 1/18/2018 2:15:00 PM
End Time: 2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM
Teddy Bear Sleepover at the Fairbury Public Library- Bear drop off: Friday, February 16, 5-6:00 p.m. Bear pick up: Saturday, February 17, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Have you ever wondered about what happens at the library when it’s closed? We will share our secret world with your stuffed animal friend at our Stuffed Animal Sleepover! When you drop off your 2nd favorite Teddy bear or stuffed animal we will create a name tag for your stuffed animal. After tucking everyone in and saying goodnight, families will head home while their stuffed animal friends stay for a slumber party they won’t soon forget! Children will come back Saturday to pick up their stuffed animals; commemorative booklets recounting the overnight adventures will be available on Wednesday, February 21, from 2-5:30 p.m. To register call the library at 402-729-2843.
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