Thursday, December 14, 2017

Only 14 shopping days .... DogBiting

Too much information last week, so the Santa Claus and Christmas Tree information is here, but you have to scroll down to those items.

The state is dryer than last week..... reduced moisture level in 5 more counties.

Twelve counties in south west and south central are entirely abnormally dry. The dry percentage increased from 23.58% to 24.30%. I am not a snow fan, but moisture is needed in almost a quarter of the state. Let's make water conservation a top resolution for 2015.

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Happy birthday, Sierra Umland!! She is 15 today!

Days until Alvo's Party Date Sunrise Sunset Sun hours Days until Winter
178 Wednesday, December 10, 2014 07:39 AM 04:58 PM 9:19 11
177 Thursday, December 11, 2014 07:40 AM 04:58 PM 9:18 10
176 Friday, December 12, 2014 07:41 AM 04:58 PM 9:17 9
175 Saturday, December 13, 2014 07:41 AM 04:58 PM 9:17 8
174 Sunday, December 14, 2014 07:42 AM 04:58 PM 9:16 7
173 Monday, December 15, 2014 07:43 AM 04:59 PM 9:16 6
172 Tuesday, December 16, 2014 07:44 AM 04:59 PM 9:15 5

Last quarter of the moon at 06:52 AM on Sunday

 Over 70 family and friends of Wanda Cary shared lunch served by the Alvo Methodist Church Basement Ladies on Monday at the Alvo Fire and Rescue Station.

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Thanks to Dorthea Fairbanks, Debra McNaught, Pat Umland, Linn Benjamin, Karen Morgan, the Koutecky family, Linda Scott, Bonnie Rosenboom, Annette Dougherty, Kay Hopp, Stephanie Kubert and Trisha Eaton for the great food. Michael Rosenboom and Mark Dougherty helped with setup and breakdown of the apparatus bays. Thanks also to Larry Langer and Darryl Haynes for use of the forklift.

Folks,
I am very pleased to announce that Elmwood will be the first Community in Nebraska to deploy Village Alerts and Critical Municipal Messaging beginning Jan 1, 2015 In our world of Mobile Devices and instant Messaging this was an obvious piece of the puzzle, and now the Village of Elmwood will be able to reach out to its residents in an emergency and connect with 93% in less than 90 Seconds and get a positive confirmation of the message delivery as well as their residents' safety and status - no communications technology has ever offered such power within reach of a small Community. The leadership of Elmwood decided that this power would be an investment in the peace of mind as well as the safety and well being of their community. They should be applauded for their vision. No other community in Nebraska has deployed technology like this. Cass County is again the technology and quality of life leader in Nebraska.
5 other communities in Cass County and surrounding areas are currently considering a system like this - and I am available to answer any as to the status of your Community at 402-968-0821
Congratulations Elmwood!
John Harrington
Supported in part by Cass County TourismCCTour
Somewhat useless Christmas facts
Norwegian scientists hypothesize that Rudolph's red nose was a resulty of respiratory infection.
Suicide rates during Christmas are lower than those in the spring.
Christmas trees have been sold in the US since 1850.
Alabama was the first state to officially observe Christmas in 1836.
Christmas trees usually grow from 7 to 15 years before being harvested.

 

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