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Gary Jorn, City Administrator for Falls City, has been on the job for nearly twelve years. During that time, he has overseen significant changes at...
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Posted on Dec 31, 2018
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Falls City’s downtown revitalization is slated to be complete by mid-2019. The revitalization of Falls City’s downtown began in earnest six years ago when the...
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Posted on Dec 13, 2018
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Mayor Jerry Oliver has been serving the community of Falls City since 1974. In December, he will be closing out his term as Mayor, the...
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Posted on Nov 09, 2018
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An investment in infrastructure is an investment in the future growth of Falls City, making improvements an important part of the City’s long-range plans. Some...
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Posted on Oct 15, 2018
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“Everyone deserves to have a good photo.” That's the philosophy behind Jessica Santo’s Falls City photography business. Jessica's heart is big, and it shows. Her belief...
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Posted on Oct 01, 2018
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Falls City area employers are hiring. Our local economy is thriving and businesses are growing. Community members are encouraged to be part of this growth...
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Posted on Sep 17, 2018
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The Falls City 2018 National Night Out was a great success. Community members joined together with the Falls City Police Department and other first responders...
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Posted on Sep 01, 2018
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Mark Your Calendars!
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Posted on Aug 15, 2018
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Falls City has so many beautiful outdoor spaces where residents can go for a walk, ride their bike, have a picnic or throw the ball...
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Posted on Jul 23, 2018
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Business recruitment is a common, traditional approach used to spur economic growth. Cities offer companies tax breaks and other generous financial incentives to attract them...
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Posted on Jun 29, 2018
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The NDOR will be working this spring and summer in FALLS CITY. They will be working on 21st street to the west to the city...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2018
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Visit Stanton Lake Park and you will be greeted by the site of a beautiful, tree-lined lake with plenty of places to relax in the...
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Posted on Apr 02, 2018
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Falls City Utilities will be starting on a construction project sometime in April or early May. The construction project titled WILSON STREET SANITARY SEWER IMPOVEMENTS...
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Posted on Mar 21, 2018
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After decades of service, Alan Romine has retired from his position as the Superintendent for Falls City Utilities. The entire city is grateful for his...
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Posted on Mar 16, 2018
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The Cobblestone Festival is held in August and is a blast. People from all over the area come to celebrate the birthday of Falls City in...
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Posted on Mar 05, 2018
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If you still pull out the checkbook and pay your bill via the mail every month, you are not alone. However, there is a more...
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Posted on Feb 26, 2018
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It wouldn’t be summer without taking the kids swimming and the best place to do it is at the Aquatic Park. This is family fun...
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Posted on Feb 19, 2018
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Did you know that famous people have come out of Falls City? John Falter is one of them. There is even a museum in his...
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Posted on Feb 12, 2018
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Have you ever left town for work or a vacation only to realize that you forgot to pay a couple of bills? With all the...
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Posted on Feb 05, 2018
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For 200 years, True Temper® has been manufacturing dependable and high-quality tools for the lawn and garden. From rakes to wheelbarrows and snow shovels, the...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2018
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In Falls City, we are focused on making things the best they can be – including our local infrastructure. Improvements are regularly made to our...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2018
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You may be aware that the Falls City stadium is named after John (Jug) Brown but do you know why? Jug Brown was an incredible...
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Posted on Jan 15, 2018
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We are privileged to have Prichard Auditorium in Falls City. This stunning event venue is ideal for a wide variety of activities and regularly hosts...
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Posted on Jan 08, 2018
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If you are looking to make changes to your home or to construct a new one, you may need a building permit. While it is...
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Posted on Jan 01, 2018
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Falls City is growing with recent business additions, including Falls City Foods. This is a processing, export, import and trade business, focused on animal by-products...
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Posted on Dec 25, 2017
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Brenner Field is a popular destination in Falls City with over 4,800 landings per year. A lot of traffic moves in and out of this...
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Posted on Dec 18, 2017
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Prichard Auditorium is the ideal venue to host a sporting event. Having been updated in 2000, the event space has everything a local or national...
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Posted on Dec 11, 2017
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We have a dedicated police force in Falls City. National Night Out is a way to bring people together with our police force to fight...
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Posted on Dec 04, 2017
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Paying the bills can take time. Now, those worries can be a distant memory when it comes to paying utility bills in Falls City. We...
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Posted on Nov 27, 2017
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It’s that time of year again and everyone is getting ready to be holly and jolly. What better way to kick off the season than...
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Posted on Nov 20, 2017
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The stunning Prichard Auditorium truly is a jewel in the crown of Southeast Nebraska. This incredible event facility is host to cultural events and visited...
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Posted on Nov 13, 2017
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The Falls City Library and Art Gallery is truly a fantastic place. They have an incredible collection of books, magazines, videos and other learning materials....
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Posted on Nov 06, 2017
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Did you know that you need a city permit to demolish a structure on your property? Whether it is a house, shed, barn or other...
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Posted on Oct 30, 2017
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We love dogs in Falls City but there are certain rules you need to follow if you own one. First, you need to get a...
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Posted on Oct 23, 2017
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Get ready for some Halloween fun in Falls City. Downtown Falls City is the perfect place to visit on Halloween since, between 8am and 5pm,...
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Posted on Oct 16, 2017
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The City would like to update business owners and the public on the construction project for Old HWY 73 and Bill Schock Boulevard. Due to...
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Posted on Oct 13, 2017
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Anyone who has ever worked on their car knows that engines can be expensive, but $11 million? Few would ever imagine that an engine could...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2017
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Construction will start on Old HWY 73 and Bill Schock Boulevard starting October 13. The contractor will start with milling the surface then overlay the...
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Posted on Oct 07, 2017
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Did you know that the library is home to an incredible art gallery? Local artists have works on permanent display in addition to some rotating...
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Posted on Oct 02, 2017
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Welcome Kearney Welding to the Falls City business community. Owned by Jeremy Kearney, they are filling a need in our area for additional skilled welders....
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Posted on Sep 25, 2017
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Are you tired of pulling out the checkbook, writing a check, finding an envelope and searching for stamps? If so, you can put the checkbook...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2017
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Many small towns across Nebraska are doing what they do best to step out of the shadow of their bigger neighbors during the total solar...
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Posted on Aug 16, 2017
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FREMONT – The upcoming solar eclipse will be on Monday, August 21, and for the first time in a long time, Nebraska will be the...
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Posted on Aug 15, 2017
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Follow the shadow of the moon as it completely blocks out the sun on Aug. 21, moving along a 3,000-mile path from Oregon’s Pacific coast...
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Posted on Aug 14, 2017
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LINCOLN — How big could Nebraska’s solar eclipse viewing party get? Potentially on par with the crowds for a Husker football game, the College World Series...
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Posted on Aug 11, 2017
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Unless you’ve been living on the dark side of the moon for the past year, you probably know that a total solar eclipse will cross...
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Posted on Aug 10, 2017
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August 21 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm Falls City, Nebraska is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017! Observers there will...
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Posted on Aug 08, 2017
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On August 21, 2017, the path of a total solar eclipse with cross diagonally over the entire length of the state of Nebraska. The entire...
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Posted on Aug 07, 2017
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Falls City is in the path of totality for the Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017! Observers here will see (appx.) 2m 37s of...
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Posted on Aug 07, 2017
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Posted on Jul 12, 2017
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All good things must eventually come to an end, even the carefree summer season. Often we wish that the summer could last forever, and feel that...
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Posted on Jun 19, 2017
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What steps are you taking right now to build a safe and secure community? Creating, and maintaining, a safe community isn’t a task that is limited...
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Posted on Jun 12, 2017
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“Dine in the Dark”  Come join us for the total Eclipse!  Falls City will be hosting a luncheonon our downtown streets!  We are a major...
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Posted on Jun 09, 2017
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Tourists are travelling from far and wide to make the most of 2 minutes and 37 seconds. Motels report reservations made over a year in...
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Posted on Jun 05, 2017
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Is there anything more enjoyable than spending a carefree day playing at an aquatic park? Your most treasured childhood memories likely include snapshots of splashing in...
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Posted on May 29, 2017
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How do you stay current on the latest Falls City, Nebraska news and events? In the past, we were forced to rely on the daily newspaper...
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Posted on May 22, 2017
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Who do you call when you are in need of a quick and reliable source of assistance? You know that you can call “911” when facing...
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Posted on May 15, 2017
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One of the defining characteristics of a strong community is the support it provides for education from pre-school all the way through college. A high quality...
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Posted on May 08, 2017
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When deciding where to pursue higher education, you must take many factors into consideration: Topics of study, tuition costs, and reputation all weigh on your...
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Posted on May 01, 2017
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Do you automatically assume that those who are rich and famous live primarily in cities like New York or California? Due to its highly publicized nature,...
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Posted on Apr 24, 2017
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A city isn’t just a place to live and work, it is also a living monument to its own rich history. Since its founding in 1857,...
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Posted on Apr 17, 2017
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Is your knowledge of your city’s greenery limited to the potted plant on your desk or the bushes lining your driveway? If so, a visit to...
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Posted on Apr 10, 2017
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We often take clean and clear water for granted. Whether from our tap or out of a bottle, water is always available. We only realize how...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2017
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Imagine deposit and fees instructions so simple and straightforward that you fully understand them following a quick read of a single web page. Most of us...
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Posted on Mar 27, 2017
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A rich, vibrant downtown lies at the heart of any healthy community. A thriving downtown center is a sign of the robust local economy that...
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Posted on Mar 20, 2017
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Taking steps to improve your health and wellbeing are some of the most important actions you can pursue to live a long, happy life. Along with...
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Posted on Mar 13, 2017
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Have you ever spent weeks, or months, planning an exquisite event only to find yourself disappointed by a low turnout of attendees? If so, you understand...
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Posted on Mar 06, 2017
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A library can be much more than a resource for reading and research; it can serve as a gathering place for the surrounding community, provide...
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Posted on Feb 27, 2017
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From nail-biting sports games, to expositions, to culturally-rich performing arts events, Prichard Auditorium is the top location of choice for major events taking place in...
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Posted on Feb 20, 2017
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At times, the most important items go unnoticed. These items are utterly necessary for daily life to carry on as usual; however you don’t really...
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Posted on Feb 13, 2017
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Shelter is one of our most basic needs. But most of us wish for more than just a house. We want a welcoming environment that we...
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Posted on Feb 06, 2017
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Have you ever spent hours searching online for a specific form only to turn away in frustration at your lack of success? If so, you know...
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Posted on Jan 30, 2017
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When you are facing an emergency, every second matters. An accurate and efficient emergency response system saves lives. In Richardson County, Nebraska we are upgrading our...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2017
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Would you like to take a stroll into the past and embark on a visual journey through a period of Falls City’s history? A visit to...
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Posted on Jan 16, 2017
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Would you like to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and spend a day or two at your very own rustic retreat? If you...
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Posted on Jan 09, 2017
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Are you interested in playing a fun, relaxing, and inexpensive sport that welcomes both novices and experts? Disc golf is a lifelong sport that includes all...
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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The smallest things can have the greatest impact. You may overlook their presence, but you certainly notice when they are gone. At the Falls City, Nebraska...
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Posted on Dec 26, 2016
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Christmas decorations bring so much more than light to the coldest and darkest months of winter. Strings of shining lights, wreaths, and garland remind us of...
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Posted on Dec 19, 2016
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Is there anything better than escaping to the great outdoors after a long and stressful work week? The ideal destinations combine a few modern amenities, like...
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Posted on Dec 12, 2016
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Plan for the best but prepare for the worst. Often we only realize how truly unprepared we are when some type of emergency occurs. A widespread...
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Posted on Dec 05, 2016
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Open without charge throughout the daylight hours, the Itha T. Krumme Memorial Arboretum features 2.2 acres of trees and plants. More specifically, it features 30...
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Posted on Nov 21, 2016
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At the Falls City Library and Arts Center, there are two forms of culture to enjoy: the library, and the Stalder Art Gallery. Hosted and run...
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Posted on Nov 14, 2016
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While it may not be the season for parks, museum season is all year long. Falls City has two nearby museums: Richardson County Historical Museum and...
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Posted on Nov 07, 2016
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Over the past few years, Falls City has worked to foster improvements throughout the community - both through businesses and city services. In 2010, Falls City...
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Posted on Oct 31, 2016
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At the age of 6, John P. Falter and his family moved to Falls City. His father opened the Falter Clothing Store. Through the 20’s,...
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Posted on Oct 24, 2016
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Notice!
Herzog Construction Corporation will be milling the street surface on Lane Street from 20th to 26th Street on Friday morning October 21, 2016. Herzog will...
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Posted on Oct 19, 2016
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This week at the Falls City Library and Arts Center: a book of the week, a film of the week, and a free basic tech...
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Posted on Oct 17, 2016
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Nearly every romantic film ever created would have us believe that there is almost nothing more romantic than a picnic; particularly a picnic inside the...
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Posted on Oct 10, 2016
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City of Falls City Sponsored Community Clean Up October 14 and 15, 2016 Hamilton’s Recycling & Disposal Center 6th & Stone Street Or Falls City Sanitation 3417 Barada Street Friday,...
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Posted on Oct 07, 2016
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It’s time to play ball! Or, at least, it could be. Located inside the Dallas Jones Park of Falls City, The Fiedler Family Ball Complex...
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Posted on Oct 03, 2016
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When our children are considered our future, it is important to help provide them with the knowledge to succeed. At the Falls City Library and...
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Posted on Sep 26, 2016
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Despite being a relatively small town, Falls City offers its residents a full range of medical services and facilities. Located at 3007 Barada St., Falls City,...
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Posted on Sep 19, 2016
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As a center for family and friends, fun and entertainment, and memories and experiences, Prichard Auditorium plans and hosts events worth attending all year round. Ranging...
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Posted on Sep 12, 2016
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A Black Hickory tree was planted in Legion Park on September 10, 2016 to memorialize the ultimate sacrifice of 5 brave service man from Falls...
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Posted on Sep 12, 2016
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Whether looking for a walk through nature, a little bit of culture and history, or simply a fun afternoon, the Parks of Falls City have...
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Posted on Sep 05, 2016
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If you’re looking for an exceptional sports, exposition, cultural, and performing arts facility in the Three-state region of Southeast Nebraska, look no further than Prichard...
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Posted on Aug 29, 2016
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Summer is rolling down to a close, and in Falls City, that means it’s time for the most entertaining festival of the year - the...
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Posted on Aug 22, 2016
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2016 is here, and with it, a new Falls City website. It’s the same old Falls City, but with all the useful information and events...
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Posted on Aug 15, 2016
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Regardless of where you live, life has enough stress without having to worry about where you’re getting your utilities. In Falls City, utilities are non-profit,...
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Posted on Aug 08, 2016
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It’s time to go camping! At the very least, it’s time for a little vacation over at Stanton Lake Park, located on West 25th Street. Set...
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Posted on Aug 01, 2016
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As much as we might sometimes forget it, a city doesn’t run itself. Falls City, Nebraska, is run by a variety of organizations run by...
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Posted on Jul 25, 2016
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At the center of both entrepreneurship and entertainment is knowledge, and in Falls City, the center of knowledge is the Falls City Library and Art...
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Posted on Jul 18, 2016
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Whether stopping in after a long day at work or taking the family on a planned outing, everyone has to eat. Falls City offers a variety...
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Posted on Jul 11, 2016
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With a new website and new social media accounts, Falls City is reaching out to its community to provide both support and information. One of...
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Posted on Jul 04, 2016
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When there are scorching hot summers and freezing cold winters, common utility costs have a tendency to fluctuate widely - but Falls City can help. Besides...
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Posted on Jun 27, 2016
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For the use of Community Development Block-Downtown Revitalization Progra, funds. Click here to view the PDF.
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Posted on May 26, 2016
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    Falls City was founded in 1857. Throughout the last 150 years, the town has grown and changed, giving way to historical culture, people, and...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2016
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    It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's...oh, yes, it is a plane, flying right on into Falls City’s municipal airport, Brenner Field.     Located...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2016
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    When starting a new business or buying a home, you need utilities. In Falls City, these utilities are publicly-owned, locally-controlled, and non-profit.     Providing electricity,...
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Posted on Apr 11, 2016
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Aquatic Fun
Summer’s right around the corner! And when summer gets here, it’s time for a little fun in the sun. Located near the north entrance of town...
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Posted on Apr 04, 2016
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The City of Falls City Electric Department Is upgrading the electric system on our Ring Bus which supplies electricity to a majority of the residential...
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Posted on Mar 14, 2016
Category: Utilities

Across the Great Plains -- even in winter -- the new cash crop is high tech. Tech companies are bringing thousands of people to the...
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Posted on Feb 29, 2016
Category: Technology

Saturday, July 23rd • 10:30 A.M. Start Time Details below: Race will follow the FCAC Sprint Triathlon – Start Time May Vary Race will start and finish at...
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Posted on Feb 29, 2016
Category: Triathlons

The phase one planning process of the Falls City downtown revitalization project is complete. The process was officially completed Monday night when the Falls City,...
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Posted on Sep 17, 2015
Category: Downtown

Looking for a job? Several local industries are looking for welders! Get the skills you need to get the job you want right here! Learn...
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Posted on Jun 12, 2015
Category: Employment

Congratulations to WASP, Inc. on receiving the "Product of the Year Award" from Ground Support Worldwide! Click here to view the online edition of Ground...
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Posted on May 07, 2015
Category: Awards and Recognition

Posted on May 05, 2015
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NEEDED...Letters from the community (students, parents, workers, employers, educators, public officials) to demonstrate the need for an Outreach Center! Southeast Community College is in the...
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Posted on Apr 29, 2015
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The Annual EDGE Banquet was held on January 7, 2015.  This years Investors of the Year are WASP Inc. and Merz Farm Equipment. Congratulations to...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2015
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“Triathlon doesn’t build character. It reveals it.”- Unknown Saturday, July 23rd • 8:00 A.M. Start Time See details below: Race will start and finish at the Falls City...
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Posted on Feb 29, 2016
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Find a Home for these Pets

Please visit the website of The Humane Society of Richardson County to see the animals available for adoption. Homes are urgently needed! Click here to learn more.

Brownville Concert Series

The mission of the Concert Series is to bring professional live performance to Southeast Nebraska. The program is varied and includes classical instrumental, Cabaret performances based on the American Songbook, Jazz (instrumental and vocal), Rock and Roll, Bluegrass, Vocal Recital, Opera and a specially commissioned Christmas Gala. Learn More

Famous Falls Cityans

Magicians, atheletes, artists and governors all once called Falls City their. Learn more about famous Falls Cityans by clicking here.