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Chester Garage changes hands

After nearly 43 years, Marlin and Judy Smith turned the keys to Chester Garage over to Dave and Barbara Remmers. Remmers brings 28 years of mechanical ag experience with him, working on tractor engines....

Warden predicts big deer harvest

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission game warden for Thayer, Fillmore and Jefferson counties, Matt Taylor, is expecting a “big deer” harvest. “I anticipate it, people are saying there are some big...

End of a helpful era

The 83-year-old “Help One Another” club is no more. The final meeting was Sept. 21. Its minutes will be archived at the Thayer County Museum. “Joys and sadness, good news and bad, make up the 83...

County working on Uecker case

Today, the Nebraska State Patrol met with Thayer County Attorney Dan Werner and turned in its findings of the accident surrounding the death of 25-year-old Abby Uecker in the early morning hours of July...

Ohiowa family to serve sentences

The wife of an Ohiowa man and the couple’s daughter will now join their husband/dad in the Nebraska Department of Corrections’ system. Shane M. Kues, also known as Shane Marie Buster, 30, of Lincoln...

Fair headliner dies in accident

Blue Valley bumps food goal

Pony Express trots through 157th year, locals ride

Reunions Planned for Honor Classes

Health survey targets areas of concern

Thayer Central youth serve as leaders to support youth prevention initiatives

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Benefit Sunday for Donovan Yoachim

Deshler in second round of funding to rehabilitate homes

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Donald Reinboth

Donald Reinboth, 87, of Bruning passed away September 21 in Hebron. Funeral services were conducted from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bruning. Interment was in the Bruning Public Cemetery with the Bruning...

Martin Wiedel

Martin Wiedel, 67, formerly of Fairbury passed away on September 24 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Mass of Christian burial was held on September 28 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church....

Carol Mulch

Carol Mulch, 77, formerly of Hubbell passed away on September 22. Graveside service was held September 28 at the Chester City Cemetery in Chester. For a full obituary, please see the September 30 issue...

Craig Pierce

Craig Pierce, 54, of Chester passed away on September 24 at his home. A memorial service was held on September 29 at the Hebron Bible Church. For a full obituary, please see the September 30 issue of the...

Norma Frye

Norma Frye, 89, of Hebron, passed away September 15 at Thayer County Health Services. Funeral services were held September 18 at Grace Lutheran Church in Hebron. For a full obituary, please see the September...

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James "Jimmy" Heinrichs

Ralph Schardt

Donna Ahrenkiel

James Walters

Betty Drohman

Sharon Holtzen

Edna Molthan

Donald Kasl

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