Looking Back

  • 1.25.23

    1893Joe Butterbaugh put up 100 tons of ice from the Little Blue River.Jefferson County Commissioners issued a saloon license to…

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  • 1973 Marvin Bishop

    1.18.23

    1954Mary Weisel, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Ben Weisel, won the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) chapter’s Good Citizenship…

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  • John Cartwright of Wymore

    1.11.23

    1892The town of Jansen was incorporated with Conrad Bruer chairman of its trustees, D. Lewis treasurer, J.A. Thiessen clerk and…

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  • 12.28.22

    1982Six-month money market certificates were paying 9.65 percent interest.Ruth Stoneman was the first honorary member of the Fairbury chapter, Delta…

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  • 2002 jenny jordening

    12.14.22

    1891So much corn was raised, farmers had trouble finding places for it. One farmer hauled corn to Gladstone and had…

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  • 12.7.22

    1942Wood bins were being shipped into the county for the storage of grain. A total of 84 bins, each with…

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  • Fairbury Nebraska Recycle Center

    Looking Back 11.30.22

    1973Mid-America Dairymen of this area elected Howard DeFrain chairman and Rudolph Glaesemann vice chairman and Lea Fairley a director.The Fairbury…

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  • Sherry Joubert, Fairbury Nebraska

    11.23.22

    1941Only 443 Fairburians cast ballots in a special election, approving a 15-year franchise extension for Peoples Natural Gas.Rumored loss to…

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  • 2002 big buck winners

    Looking Back

    1924Durant, Flint and Star were automobiles sold in Fairbury by the new dealership of Fred Schoenrock.E. Bervin moved his business…

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  • 11.2.22

    1914The election ballot was seven feet long. It had to be printed in two sections, then pasted together by The…

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