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Washington Resident Arrested In Fairbury

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A Washington, Kansas woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Fairbury. Thirty-Eight year old Andrea Tegethoff is being held on $75,000 bail. She is suspected of forgery and theft amounting to more than $1,500 at a Fairbury animal clinic. Read More »

Train Derails Southeast of Fairbury

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41 coal cars jumped the tracks southeast of Fairbury early Sunday morning around 1 a.m.  The Union Pacific said that the train was eastbound pulling 142 cars total.  No one was injured in the incident and the Union Pacific was working with heavy machinery to clean up the crash site.  The cause for the derailment is unknown at this time and it’s unclear how ... Read More »

DeJong Found Guilty of Murder

Susan DeJong of Fairbury was found guilty of first degree murder and the use of a weapon to commit a felony.  The Jefferson county jury found DeJong guilty after just five hours of deliberation on Monday.  Susan DeJong was arrested on March 11, 2011 after she called 911 to ask that an ambulance be sent immediately to their residence eight ... Read More »

Area High School Basketball Scores – Jan 6

North Central Kansas League Boys Abilene 61, Marysville 57 Concordia 52, Wamego 32 North Central Kansas League Girls Abilene 46, Marysville 45 OT Wamego 73, Concordia 17 Twin Valley League Boys Baileyville B&B 80, St. Xavier 50 Centralia 47, Frankfort 35 Linn 78, Wetmore 57 Onaga 44, Clifton-Clyde 38 Valley Heights 52, Axtell 38 Washington County 60, Blue Valley 54 ... Read More »

Fairbury Police Searching for Eleven Stolen Firearms

The Fairbury Police Department is investigating the theft of 11 firearms from a Fairbury business early Sunday morning. According to a press release from Fairbury Police Chief Chad Sprunk, officers discovered a broken window at the Bruce Swartz Agency Inc. in the 500 block of Fifth Street at about 3:50 a.m. on Sunday. An inventory of the business revealed eight ... Read More »

Accused Murderer Makes First Court Appearance

A Fairbury woman accused of murder made her first court appearance Wednesday after being arrested on Saturday for the murder of her husband. Susan Dejong is accused in the beating death of Thomas Dejong. The court will hold Susan Dejong without bond until her second court date, March 23 at 9 a.m. According to the probable cause affidavit released Tuesday, ... Read More »