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1954Mary Weisel, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Ben Weisel, won the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) chapter’s Good Citizenship award.The Rev. Milton Matuschka of Bertrand accepted a call to the pastorate of Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury.A new lodge, kitchen and improvements in the handicraft shop at Camp Jefferson were to be financed by at $15,000 gift from the Hested and Lee Stores companies. Charles C. Bailey, Jefferson County YMCA secretary, said the camp had been used by 1,784 persons during 1953.1964Nebraska Sheriffs and Peace Officers elected Jefferson County Sheriff Frank Knocke as vice president.The Nebraska Department of Ro...

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