Fairbury pool construction 'right on schedule,' according to city officials

_informq.push(); FAIRBURY, NE - Last week, the Fairbury City Chamber of Commerce sent out a flier, advertising the hiring of lifeguards for the new Fairbury City Water Park. The Water Park, wh... Read More

Fairbury street crews preparing for weekend snow

FAIRBURY, NE - A large swath of southeast Nebraska could be looking at significant snowfall this weekend. That means city crews around the area are preparing to deploy plows and trucks if necessary. In Fairbury, a snow emergency is only declar... Read More

Two arrests made in Fairbury after search of 5th Street residence

FAIRBURY, NE - The Nebraska Department of Probation conducted a probation check on a Fairbury residence Wednesday. The residence, and the adjoining property located at 113 5th St., were both searched Wednesday. Items in the adjoining property l... Read More

Crete's Tuxedo Park to receive improvements, upgrades

CRETE, NE - The Crete City Council approved the design and location of the new restroom facility in Tuxedo Park at a regular meeting earlier this month. Building plans include men's and women's restrooms and ADA accessible water fountains in a bu... Read More

Two-car accident in Geneva sends one to the hospital on Tuesday

GENEVA, NE - An accident in Geneva Tuesday sent one person to the Fillmore County Hospital. The incident occurred around 4:30 in the afternoon Tuesday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 81 and R Street, which is on the northeast edge of town. ... Read More

Woman arrested on four charges at Fairbury hotel Thursday

FAIRBURY, NE - The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Cobblestone Hotel in Fairbury on Thursday, because a woman refused to leave the premises. Mohr Upon investigation, deputies discovered methamphetamine in the room that sh... Read More

Rollover accident near Reynolds on Thursday afternoon sends one to the hospital

REYNOLDS, NE - Local authorities and rescue crews in Jefferson County were called to the scene of a single-car rollover crash near Reynolds on Thursday afternoon. It happened around 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of 564th Avenue and 704th road. ... Read More

Daykin man arrested for domestic assault, according to Jefferson County law enforcement

DAYKIN, NE - A Daykin man was arrested for assault, among other charges, on New Years Day, according to a press release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on Thursday afternoon. Jefferson County authorities received a report of a woman wh... Read More

Southeast Nebraska CASA offering February training course in hopes of recruiting volunteers

FAIRBURY, NE - Southeast Nebraska CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) recruits, trains and supports community volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in the Seward, Saline, Thayer, Jefferson and Gage County court system. Th... Read More

Controlled burn lost control Wednesday afternoon south of Diller

DILLER, NE - Fire crews in Diller responded to a controlled burn that was reported "out-of-control" on Wednesday afternoon just off of Highway 103 in Jefferson County. The fire was burning just east of Highway 103 at the corner of 707th Road - abo... Read More

Two Fairbury residents arrested on assault charges Tuesday night

FAIRBURY, NE - Authorities in Jefferson County made two arrests in Fairbury late Tuesday night in connection to a domestic disturbance. Authorities arrested both 43-year-old Shannon Branson and 39-year-old Jody Duke on assault charges, which is a... Read More