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Trial Begins—(Standing) Kelly S. Breen, attorney for Jake Gonzalez, addresses potential jurors during the first day of the murder trial involving Gonzalez at the Jefferson County Courthouse. Zachary Blackman (front) and William Tangeman, prosecutors in the case, look on during the proceedings.
10/19/2021 - 11:05am
Seventy-five residents of Jefferson County reported to the County Courthouse on Monday, October 18, as potential jurors in the trial of Jake J. Gonzalez, 18, of Lincoln, who is accused of the homicide of a two-year-old child in Fairbury earlier...

Sports

10/19/2021 - 10:50am
This past weekend Fairbury Jeffs were at the Centennial Volleyball Invite where the went 2-1 on the day.  After losing to Bishop Neumann 2-0, the Jeffs would bounce back and win the next two games 2-0 against Centennial and Wood River. From the...

Obituaries

10/15/2021 - 9:26am
Roger Lee Richtarik, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021, at his home in Fairbury, Nebraska, at the age of 66.  Roger was born February 17, 1955 in Crete, Nebraska to Edward and Helen (Belohlavy) Richtarik.  He was the youngest of five children...

Editorials

10/08/2021 - 12:08pm
“We are all interested in the future. For that is where you and I will spend the rest of our lives.” - Criswell   It is October. It is the spooky time of year. It is the time of year that I spend watching scary movies. So this week, I sat down...

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