Wednesday, December 19, 2018
  • It is Unique.

    It is Unique.

    It is one of a kind. No other community in the United States is known by the name "ALVO". Early settlers had come to this area as early as 1869, they had established post-offices, school district and towns. The railroad was the main means of transportation , so towns were established along it's lines.

    Alvo reportedly received its name from the first child born after the community began to form around the depot. Her name was Alvo and she was the daughter of the railroad's master.

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 Public Notices

 

Free ride for mammogram appointments

 

The Sarpy/Cass Health Department offers free transportation assistance to women with a mammogram appointment. The service includes home pick up, hospital/clinic drop off, and return home drop off. Eligibility includes women aged 40-75 years living in Sarpy or Cass counties. Please call the Health Department at 402-537-6968 for more information.

 

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

 

VILLAGE OF ALVO

 BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Chairperson and Village Board of the Village of Alvo, Nebraska will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, at 135 Main Street, Alvo, NE which meeting is open to the public.  An agenda for said meeting, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk at City Hall.  Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours prior to the scheduled commencement of the meeting.

 

 Connie Carlton,  Village Clerk

 

New Village mailing and email addresses

Village of Alvo


PO Box 211, Elmwood, NE 68349 or 135 Main Street, Alvo, NE 68304


 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 Phone: 402-781-9201

   

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N-63 Alvo North Project Update!!!

 

Barricades will go up Monday, March 19th! At the first construction meeting held Friday, March 9th the following information was provided.  The construction will start starting at Alvo north to Bluff Road, then from Bluff north to Church Road. The proposed work schedule is 10 hour days, 6 days a week. Access to the Alvo Cemetery will be provided as needed for maintenance and funerals. Copies of the construction schedule are available at the Village Office along with business cards for Casey Wisness, project manager. His phone number is 712-898-1787.

 

 

 

Nebraska Department of Transportation Detour Map

 

According to the map, the intersection of 63 and Church Road will be closed, so getting on or off the Interstate will add a bunch of miles if you want to stay on state highways.

 

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The second phase will begin Monday, March 19th, 2018.  During this phase, N-63 will be closed to traffic from Reference Post 4+20 to Reference Post 9+68.  A detour will be marked for through traffic for this phase. During the construction, a temporary access road will be provided for the Alvo Cemetery.

 

Knife River Construction is the primary contractor and Casey Wisness is the project manager. His phone number is 712-898-1787.

 

The project is anticipated to be completed by October 2018.

 

The Department’s project manager for this project is Jesse De Los Santos of Lincoln.  Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously through construction work zones.                                

 

Contact:  Jesse De Los Santos, 402-471-0850

 

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This notice is directed toward those who flushed their shop towels, baby wipes and other non-degradable items down their toilets - the Village has to replace two pumps at the sewage lagoon to the tune of $10,000. That will cause delays in working on required improvements to the drinking water system. This will cost everyone in town when new sewer and water rates are set.

 

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Rural Fire Board special meeting TONIGHT at 6 PM at the Eagle Fire & Rescue Station, 735 South First in Eagle.

      

 

Thanks for the snow, Mother Nature. Fifty-four counties in Nebraska have 100% normal moisture levels. Twenty-three (including Cass) are normal to abnormally dry, 16 are abnormally dry. The southern panhandle counties have no moderate drought areas - Yea!! We need more snow - rain would be better. There are no severe drought conditions anywhere in our state.

 

Nationally, Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Puerto Rico have normal moisture levels. Things are better in the Northeasst and Midwest.

 

Living in Puerto Rico still is hard. Click on either image to see how Nebraska compares to other states.

 

  

 

This week...

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Last week...

 

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Daylight hours...days are getting longer!

 

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New Moon, Monday, March 19th at 11:15 AM, CDT

 

Spring begins at 11:15 CDT on Tuesday, March 20th!!!!

 

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Click on this animated moon for what it looks like now.

 

Moon data from the US Naval Observatory.

 

        

 

   

 

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    Mar 7th, 1923 - US President Warren G. Harding becomes 1st president to pay taxes

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  Click on his picture for the income tax story and HERE about his mistresses

 "I am not fit for this office and should never have been here." – Warren G. Harding

1973 - John McCain is released after spending over five years in a North Vietnamese prisoner of war camp

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Click on his picture for the New Yorker story

“In prison, I fell in love with my country. I had loved her before then, but like most young people, my affection was little more than a simple appreciation for the comforts and privileges most Americans enjoyed and took for granted. It wasn't until I had lost America for a time that I realized how much I loved her. ” – John McCain

   

Mar 15th, 1960 - Key Largo Coral Reef Preserve established (1st underwater park) - now John Pennekamp Coral Reef Park

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Click on the photo for the park website

 

“Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.” – Jacque Cousteau

   

Mar 16th, 1995 - Tonya Harding pleads guilty to felony attack on Nancy Kerrigan

 

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  Click on the picture for the Washington Post article

“I was told my whole life, you're fat, you're ugly, you're never going to amount to be anything.” – Tonya Harding

 

 

Mar 17th, 432 - Saint Patrick, aged about 16 is captured by Irish pirates from his home in Great Britain and taken as a slave to Ireland (traditional date)

 

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Click on the picture for more information from National Geographic

 

“Avarice is a deadly sin." - St. Patrick

      

 

Mar 18th, 2014 - US closes the Syrian embassy in Washington & expels all Syrian diplomats

 

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Click on the picture for Washington Post's sstory and HERE for the Middle East Monitor version

 

“When our interests matched, the Americans have been good to us, and when the interests differed, they wanted us to mold ourselves to them, which we refused.” - Bashar al-Assad

  

 

Mar 19th, 1911 - 1st International Women's Day sees over 1 million men and women attend rallies in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. Issues discussed included women's right to vote and to hold public office, the right to work, to vocational training and an end to discrimination on the job.

 

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 Click on the logo for some history

 

“Continue to embrace the things that make you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable.” - Janelle Monae, entertainer

 

  

 

Mar 20th, 1930 - American fast food restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken is founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in North Corbin, Kentucky

 

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Click on his photo for the Biography site

 

“Life as I have known it has been ‘Finger Lickin’ Good.” – Harland Sanders

 

 

And here are this week's cartoons...  

 

First, from Omaha's Jeff Koterba...

 

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Thanks a lot Gary Varvel

 

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  Thank you, Lisa Benson

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  "Take from each day a reason for tomorrow." - Unknown

 

 

 

       

 

 CCTour

 

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

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Village of Alvo Clerk's Office

Open Saturdays from 08:00 to 12:00

Enter through the north door.

135 Main Street, Alvo, NE 68304

402-781-9201 phone and fax

 

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