Jefferson County Rural Fire Department to hold open house

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury Rural Fire Department will host an open house this Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The event,  called "Family Fun Day at Fairbury Rural Fire Department," will include kid's... Read More

Senator Laura Ebke says medical marijiuana laws in Nebraska should be reexamined

A cannabidiol oil study authorized by the Nebraska Legislature in 2015 has shown the majority of 23 patients in the study have benefited from the cannabis derivative, according to a report from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Patients i... Read More

Jefferson Community Health & Life to offer water aerobics in Fairbury

FAIRBURY, NE - Jefferson Community Health and Life's Burkley Fitness Center in Fairbury will be offering an Evening Water Aerobics Class to be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Classes begin Monday, October 1st. The class will b... Read More

Fairbury City Council approves 2018-19 budget

FAIRBURY, NE - The Fairbury City Council approved the city's budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year at a meeting Tuesday night. Fairbury's property tax request for 2018-19 is set at $997,167 dollars. That's an increase of 5.66 percent from the previou... Read More

Public Health Solutions offers tips on flu vaccines

CRETE, NE - The American Academy of Pediatrics has encouraged parents to get their children immunized against the flu as soon as possible, and by the end of October at the latest. However, a new study by Kaiser Permanente Northern California show... Read More

Final Numbers Released For Cattlemen's Ball Of Nebraska Held In June

HEBRON - Back in June as the Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska wrapped up at the Hergott Farm in Hebron. Rob Marsh, Co-Host of the Cattlemen’s ball said it’s very safe to say that the event raised over a million dollars, Marsh was hoping they were... Read More

Cooney extends range in 2018, lands on national award watch list

Doane placekicker Bryce Cooney has a big leg. He made a 51-yard field goal in the Tigers’ 57-3 win at Friends on August 25 - just two yards shy of the school record. "I didn't really want to know what the school record was," Cooney said, "in ... Read More

Jefferson-Intermediate adopts Blend-Ed teaching model

FAIRBURY, NE - Jefferson Intermediate School has incorporated Blend-Ed learning into students' daily routine. Fifth graders are engaged in what they're learning through integrating technology as part of everyday lessons. "Our fifth grade teachers ... Read More

Fairbury Public Schools adopts 2018-19 budget

FAIRBURY - At a meeting of the school board on Monday night, Fairbury Public Schools adopted its budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. There were no big surprises, according to third-year superintendent Stephen Grizzle. Expenditures in 2017-18 in... Read More

Jefferson Community Health & Life opens new Plymouth Clinic

PLYMOUTH, NE - Jefferson Community Health & Life announced a new clinic in Plymouth last July. As of Thursday, it's open for business. "The main thing is providing access to the people of Jefferson County," JCH&L CEO Chad Jurgens said.... Read More

Fairbury City Council approves interlocal law enforcement agreement

FAIRBURY - After many years of consideration, the Fairbury City Council officially approved an interlocal agreement between Jefferson County and the City of Fairbury for law enforcement services. In a 6-2 vote, the council voted Tuesday night in f... Read More