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Dark sarcasm in the classroom

By Jason SchockLocal filmmaker and UNL senior Brent Scott Maze will hold a film fundraiser to help finance his latest, darkest project, Faces and Stones, this Thursday night at the...

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Wild Weekend

      The second annual Sauce and Cycles Backyard Grillers Barbecue competition got off to hot start Friday night, as the clouds parted and the cobblestones began to really heat up.  ...

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Girlfriend says former deputy wrongfully…

Former Richardson County Deputy Sheriff Josh Nincehelser, currently serving three years of probation for last summer's much-publicized shooting incident, is in Nemaha County Jail facing felony charges of first degree...

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Miles Ranch may have covered 42,000 acre…

By Nikki McKimWhen Paulo and Vanji Bruxellas imagined moving to the country, they never imagined their dream home would hold amazing stories from the past and a bright and protected...

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Honest to God

Msgr. Robert Roh will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood on July 11, 2015. To recognize and commemorate this blessed event, a parish potluck dinner with...

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‘The creative process is not a destinati…

By Jason Schock    Vicki Beilke, of Stella, retired long-time teacher and coach at Southeast Consolidated Schools, and her husband, Bob, in May learned how to take pictures from one of...

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Eastbound and down, loaded up and no mor…

By Jason Schock    Jim Jones has spent a considerable chunk of the past 35 years atop 18 wheels, zig zagging back and forth an astonishing four and a half million...

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Up through the ground came a bubblin cru…

By Nikki McKimLocal farmer Alvin Simon has made an interesting discovery west of Falls City: An oily substance seeping out of the banks of a creek on his farmland. Simon...

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Circus changes venue

The Carson & Barnes Circus has changed location for today's show due to the weather.The circus was slated to perform at Jaycees Commuity Field, then at the Saddle Club Area...

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Commissioners sign Declaration of Disast…

By Allie Bierman(updated by Journal Editor Jason Schock)The Richardson County Board of Commissioners Tuesday signed a Declaration of Disaster following the heavy rains of June 3-5. Damage associated with local...

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The Circus is Coming!

The Carson & Barnes Circus will bring an all new edition of America’s Largest Big Top Show to Falls City’s Jaycees Community Field, 1½ miles south of Falls City on...

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Kevin Malone new F&M President

F&M Bank has announced that, as of June 1, Kevin Malone will succeed Merle Veigel as Bank President. Veigel, who began his banking career almost 40 years ago at what...

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War dead honored at separate programs

By Bill Schock Given a break in the dreary weather, those participating in the Memorial Day programs at the Rulo Cemetery and Falls City’s Steele Cemetery did a super job of...

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Graduation 2015

The Falls City High School Class of 2015 celebrated graduation Sunday afternoon at Prichard Auditorium and the graduating class of 58 entered the Auditorium to “Fanfare and Processional”, performed by...

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This Memorial Day, check out new, improv…

Memorial Day programs will be held in Rulo, Falls City Stella and Humboldt on Monday, May 25. The Memorial Day service at the Rulo Cemetery will begin at 9:30 a..m. with...

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'We're just doing things the Sacred Hear…

By Lori Gottula “We were just doing things the Sacred Heart way,” Doug Goltz, principal at Falls City Sacred Heart, said in a recent interview.   Goltz, who also serves as the...

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SADD brings scare tactics to FC High

By Jason Schock Falls City High School students were either enjoying a serene lunch under the sunny spring sky in Jug Brown Stadium or publicly demonstrating their disapproval of an ousted...

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Rowan first priest from FC since 1963

By Jason Schock Rev. Mr. Cy Rowan, a transitional deacon and 2005 graduate of FC Sacred Heart High School, will be ordained a Catholic priest for the Diocese of Lincoln in...

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Offutt Brass concert this weekend

A concert of patriotic music will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Prichard Auditorium.  Tickets to the concert, sponsored exclusively by The Falls City Journal, are free of...

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Virtuoso von Behren chose Home of Rock-n…

By Lori Gottula David von Behren placed his foot on the organ pedals, slid his fingers across the warm slick keys, then moved into position for the first chord of Franz...

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Armed Robbery & Stolen Vehicle in R…

By Jason Schock A spokesperson for the Omaha Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Monday morning said an official statement regarding the investigation of an armed bank robbery in Humboldt...

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Renowned artist gives 100 percent for P…

Critically acclaimed artist Benjamin Victor spent last week at Peru State College, sculpting an eight-foot-tall art piece to display at the recently renovated Oak Bowl Stadium.   Vice President for Enrollment...

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Falls City Journal proudly presents Offu…

The USAF Heartland of America Band’s Offutt Brass, a pioneering brass quintet, will present a concert of patriotic music at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Prichard Auditorium.  Tickets to the...

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Grant request for $461,000 to be discus…

A Falls City Downtown Business Owners/Tenants meeting is going to be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 30 in Council Chambers at City Hall.  The proposed Downtown Revitalization Grant that is...

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Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Week

(Natonal Weather Service) Each year the U.S. experiences killer tornadoes that can claim lives. Preparedness makes a difference, where your active participation in Nebraska’s Severe Weather Awareness Week can help save...

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Prison sentence for auto thefts shouldn’…

A 29-year-old Falls City man was sentenced to a minimum of 20 months in the Nebraska Dept. of Corrections for two automobile thefts, but was also given credit for 335...

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Sheldon Statewide Exhibition ‘Depicting…

Sheldon Museum of Art’s 2014-15 Sheldon Statewide exhibition, “Depicting Nature: From the Scientific to the Sublime,” opens at Stalder Gallery inside the Falls City Library & Arts Center, 1400 Stone...

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'Jack of all trades'

By Nikki McKim This year’s Distinguished Service Award winner, Shawn Fouraker is truly a “Jack of all trades, master of plenty.”  Shawn has been a dedicated and important part of the Falls...

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‘She isn’t just a teacher, she’s a great…

By Nikki McKim It’s often said that a great teacher can change a student’s life. Each day we read stories of teachers who become influential role models for developing students. Based...

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Guideposts winner submitted 30 minutes …

By Jason Schock Lori Gottula’s IDP (Initial Delay Position) in US Army Col. Charles R. James, Jr., DDS’ dental office lobby was in close proximity to a coffee table, and STF...

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