City of Fairbury Approves New Budget

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury City Council approved a $30.16 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year during their regular meeting Tuesday night. Accountant Brian Blobaum told the council that the tax ... Read More

Many Cars On Display For The Fairbury City Museum Car Show

FAIRBURY-  It was a cool Sunday in Fairbury, which turned out to be perfect car show weather.  This year was one of the best car show turnouts the Museum has had.  Not only did over 400 people attend the event, but 69 vehicles were on display from... Read More

Antique Tractors, Vendors and More Line Streets of Steele City

STEELE CITY - Treasures were to be found and tractors were to be seen, through rain or shine. Steele City's annual Flea Market, Tractor Show and Living History Weekend went on despite heavy rainstorms on Saturday. Jefferson County Historical So... Read More

There's No Place Like Fairbury: The Jeffs Celebrate Homecoming

FAIRBURY - There's no place like home and the Fairbury Jeffs stood by that statement during this year's Homecoming. Their Wizard of Oz theme was the town's attraction as residents, students and parents lined up on the streets of downtown to watch Fri... Read More

Police Chief Asks Parents to Check Kids' Phones Amidst Fairbury

FAIRBURY - A call from Fairbury Public Schools to the Fairbury Police Department on September 6th has generated an investigation into sexting. "The dispatch center received a call from them that they needed an officer to come up and talk to them a... Read More

Women’s Health Fair Planned for Sept. 27

Women of all ages have health issues specific to being a woman. To offer women education, fun and chances to win prizes and pamper themselves, Jefferson Community Health & Life is planning the first-ever Women’s Health Fair for Wednesday, Sept.... Read More

Fairbury Schools Approve Modest Budget Increase

FAIRBURY - The Fairbury School Board approved its budget for the 2017-18 school year Monday night. Superintendent Stephen Grizzle told the board the new budget included a projected 3 percent increase in spending compared to last year. That's sm... Read More

Fairbury FFA

FAIRBURY - Fairbury FFA Advisor Thomas Dux says he's proud of the students who participated in the Nebraska State Fair. Dux says, "A lot of hard work goes into the State Fair. Instead of the County Fair - which our fair is usually around July, thi... Read More

Milligan Community Shows Up in Support of Rylee Baller

MILLIGAN - It seemed that all of Milligan showed up in support for one-year-old Rylee Baller. Saturday's benefit helped in raising funds for the Baller family to help in covering medical expenses. Rylee's mother Shamree Baller tells News Chann... Read More

135 Years Later, Steele City's Church Still Stands and in Need of Major Repairs

STEELE CITY - There's a quiet calm in the village of Steele City, that's now home to around 50 residents. The only noise you ever hear is the occasional train that passes through. Established in 1873, this little community once boomed. Jefferson C... Read More

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Investigating Vehicle Thefts

FAIRBURY - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is warning the public to secure their vehicles, and to be aware of any suspicious activity around their homes and businesses. Sheriff Nels Sorensen tells News Channel Nebraska that they are investig... Read More