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Ruth Leming will be 90 on June 27th!

Her family is honoring her with a card shower. Cards and birthday wishes may be sent to Ruth at 130 Russell, Alvo, NE 68304 There is still time to send her a birthday card!!!!

Happy Birthday, Mom, Grandma and Great Grandma! Love, John & Cleo Leming, Jen & Neal Wilhelm, Wade & Wendy, Chasmine, Braxten Leming and Tyler & Abby Wilhelm

Just a side note - Your editor is more than happy to include these milestone items. 

 Same as last week - which is not good or bad - as there is still some abnormally dry and moderate drough areas in the northeast.

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Nebraska is still better off than a lot of other states - Click here to see

Second day of summer - 95 degrees!!!!

Date Sunrise Sunset Sun hours Days until fall
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 05:55 AM 09:01 PM 15:06 91
Thursday, June 25, 2015 05:55 AM 09:01 PM 15:06 90
Friday, June 26, 2015 05:55 AM 09:01 PM 15:06 89
Saturday, June 27, 2015 05:56 AM 09:01 PM 15:05 88
Sunday, June 28, 2015 05:56 AM 09:01 PM 15:05 87
Monday, June 29, 2015 05:57 AM 09:01 PM 15:04 86
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 05:57 AM 09:01 PM 15:04 85

1st quarter at 06:02 AM on Wednesday, June 24th.

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Events during this week in history - with a little humor thrown in.

June 24th, 1896 - Booker T. Washington became the first African American to receive an honorary MA degree from Howard University.

June 24th is Swim a Lap Day

June 25th, 1876 - Lt. Col. George Custer and the 210 men of U.S. 7th Cavalry were killed by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at Little Big Horn in Montana. The event is known as "Custer's Last Stand."

"There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry." - G.A. Custer "

"Benteen, come on, big village. Bring packs." - G.A. Custer

June 25th is Log Cabin and National Catfish Day

June 26th, 1998 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers are always potentially liable for supervisor's sexual misconduct toward an employee.

June 26th is Beauticians' and Forgiveness and this year, Take Your Dog to Work Day

June 27th, 1927 - The U.S. Marines adopted the English bulldog as their mascot.

June 27th is Sun Glasses Day.

June 28th, 1976 - The first women entered the U.S. Air Force Academy.

1996 - The Citadel voted to admit women, ending a 153-year-old men-only policy at the South Carolina military school.

2000 - The U.S. Supreme Court declared that a Nebraska law that outlawed "partial birth abortions" was unconstitutional. About 30 U.S. states had similar laws at the time of the ruling..

June 28th is Insurance Awareness and Paul Bunyan Day.

 June 29th,  1917 - The Ukraine proclaimed independence from Russia.

June 29th is Camera and Hug Holiday and Waffle Iron Day..

June 30th, 1971 - The 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified when Ohio became the 38th state to approve it. The amendment lowered the minimum voting age to 18.

June 30th is Meteor Watchor Watch Day.

"The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein

"Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction." - Blaise Pascal

"If you want to know if racism is a problem in your country, you might not want to ask white people." - Tim Wise

Supported in part by Cass County Tourism    CCTour

"I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me." - Warren Buffet

 "That's the great thing about a tractor. You can't hear the phone ring." - Jeff Foxworthy

"I've only been to these foreign countries: Canada, L.A. and Miami." - Larry the Cable Guy

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