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  • Cornerstone Church Moving To City Park
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 9:37 AM
    Members of the Cornerstone Church in Fairbury call it a manageable downsizing.
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 9:35 AM
    Fairbury High School officials noted that three students have been suspended for five days in connection to a few sexting incidents at the school.
    “There are a few incidents that we are aware of and the suspensions are a mixture of all the incidents,” Derek Anderson, FHS activities director, said. “This is all still under investigation.”
  • Holiday Light Project Gets Approved
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 9:05 AM
    Fairbury entrepreneur Julie Katz came before the Jefferson County commissioners on Tuesday morning to talk about the much discussed return of the Christmas lights on the courthouse for the 2017 holiday season. 
  • Griffins Soar To Win
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:36 PM
    Diller-Odell’s football squad took to the road for the first time this season and displayed a stout rushing attack en route to a 38-6 win Friday night versus Thayer Central.
  • Set win
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:32 PM
  • Knockout In The Fourth
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:31 PM
    For nearly forty minutes of war on the field the Jeffs and Bulldogs battled, but neither team could pull ahead Friday night in Fairbury as the home team hosted Auburn for homecoming. 
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:07 AM
    I recently spoke with Doane College students about the field of journalism. In our discussion I told the students journalism chooses you, you don’t necessarily choose journalism.
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:06 AM
    The plan of redemption provides for the entire man, soul and body, but that while our souls are now delivered from the power of all sin—restored to the “image of God”—our bodies will not be immortalized until the end of time, when this “for the perishable must itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality” (I Corinthians 15:53).  
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:41 PM
    When I go to cover and event or a game, more often than not I have at least one of my girls with me. 
    Now the rule is, if you go with dad, you are supposed to watch the game…at least for a little bit.
  • Dale C. Weaver
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:09 PM

    Dale C. Weaver, 89, of Lincoln,formerly of Diller, passed away on Sept, 19, 2017.

    Visitation 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with family present on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 (Lincoln Memorial).

    Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 12:30 a.m. at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 South 14th Street, Lincoln, NE.

    Memorials to Southwood Lutheran Church, 4301 Wilderness Hill Blvd., Lincoln, NE 68516.

  • Jeanna Ann (Meyer) Hansel
    Monday, September 18, 2017 10:52 AM
    Jeanna Ann (Meyer) Hansel, of Blair, Nebraska passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 50. She was born on August 6, 1967, in Pawnee City, Nebraska to Bonnie Jean (Gordon) Meyer and Johnie Arnold Meyer.
  • Bessie Haake
    Monday, September 18, 2017 10:51 AM
    Bessie Haake
    A long time Hastings resident, Bessie Haake, 88, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Heritage Care Center in Fairbury.
     Condolences may be sent to the family from Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings is in care of the family.
    Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
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Lord’s Acre Day Oct. 7 at 8:45 AM on 9/6/2017
Start Time: 9/6/2017 8:45:00 AM
End Time: 10/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
If you would like to participate in the Endicott Lord’s Acre Day Parade on Oct. 7, call 402-300-0080.
Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Gymnastics at 9:55 AM on 9/20/2017
Start Time: 9/20/2017 9:55:00 AM
End Time: 9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Enroll for lessons in Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Gymnastics, at the Fairbury Community Center, Thursday, Sept. 21, 4-6 p.m., 402-223-4904 or 402-520-2745, Mary Lou Rudder.
Renk Seed Meeting at 9:55 AM on 9/20/2017
Start Time: 9/20/2017 9:55:00 AM
End Time: 9/22/2017 7:00:00 PM
Renk Seed Meeting Fri., Sept. 22, Harbine Town Hall, 7-9 p.m.
Wilber Fall City Wide Cleanup at 9:56 AM on 9/20/2017
Start Time: 9/20/2017 9:56:00 AM
End Time: 11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Wilber Residents Only, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 from 9-4 by the Wastewater Plant, 811 E. 1st St. For information contact prior to drop off, 402-821-3233.
Fairbury Concert Assoc at 9:56 AM on 9/20/2017
Start Time: 9/20/2017 9:56:00 AM
End Time: 9/23/2017 7:00:00 PM
Fairbury Concert Assoc. Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Burkley Fine Arts Center. For tickets call 729-5848.
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