Friday, July 21, 2017

 

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Want to advertise your garage or yard sale for FREE?!?

Click on the sign below.

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This will take you to the online form to register your individual or community sales.

Thanks, John

  

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Alvo is looking for a contract laborer for general duties as determined by the Village Board. Anyone interested may apply at the Clerk's Office on Saturdays from 0800-1200. Applicants are required to carry their own insurance.

   

Playground Equipment for Sale!

Bids for playground equipment we don't have enough space to install will be accepted by mail or at the Village Office. Buyer is responsible for loading and transport of equipment. As is. Can be seen at the basketball court next to Alvo Fire & Rescue Station, 135 Main Street, Alvo, NE.

 

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Thanks to Karen for the Nebraska State flag - it will fly until March 1st, 2018 to celebrate Nebraska 150.

 

   

   

This week only 21 counties have normal soil moisture levels. 14 counties in the northeast are now experiencing moderate drought conditions and 58 are abnormally dry. Click on the Great American Desert that early pioneers thought existed here.There are now only 17 states with normal conditions in the entire country. Click on the image to see how Nebraska compares to other states. Click HERE to see a slide show of of the national map.

  

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Daylight hours

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Last quarter is Sunday, July 16th at 02:26 PM

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Click on this animated moon for what the moon looks like today.

Moon data from the US Naval Observatory.

Click on the moon to reach the Old Farmer's Almanac moon phase calendar for Nebraska.

   

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Thank you, Rob Rogers

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Thank you, Chan Lowe

 

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Jul 12th, 1954 - President Eisenhower put forward a plan for an interstate highway system

"Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country without seeing anything." - Charles Kuralt

 

2013 - Malala Yousafzai addresses the United Nations and calls for worldwide access to education

“The extremists are afraid of books and pens, the power of education frightens them. they are afraid of women.” - Malala Yousafzai   

  

Jul 13th, 1871 - World's first championship cat show; Organised by Harrison Weir and held in Crystal Palace, London

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” - Robert A Heinlein

 

Jul 14th, 2015 - Scientists from the Large Hadron Collider announce the discovery of a new particle called the pentaquark.

"But let me let you in on a secret: We physicists are not driven to do this because of better color television. ... That's a spin-off. We do this because we want to understand our role and our place in the universe.” - Michi Kaku

  

Jul 15th, 1948 - Alcoholics  Anonymous founded in Britain

"There are 2 times when you ought to go to meetings. 1. when you want to go. 2. when you don't want to go." - Anonymous (of course)

 

Jul 16th, 1099 - Crusaders herd Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue & set it afire

"Ever since the Crusades, when Christians from western Europe were fighting holy wars against Muslims in the near east, western people have oftien perceived Islam as a violent and intolerant faith - even though when this prejudice took root Islam had a better record of tolerance than Christianity." - Karen Armstrong

 

Jul 17th, 1972 - 1st 2 women begin training as FBI agents at Quantico.

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  Click on the image for prezi.com story

 

Jul 18th, 1982 - 21 people are killed and 19 are injured in a massacre in a McDonalds restaurant in San Ysidro, California; it ends with the shooting of its perpetrator, James Oliver Huberty

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Click on the picture for the Murderpedia article.

"I'm going to hunt humans." - James Huberty, to his wife.

The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.


   

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Thank you, Bill Day

 

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Supported in part by Cass County Tourism. (Click on the logo to go to the web site)

 

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