Saturday, December 15, 2018

alvo news, september 14th, 2016



The first stage of installing the playground equipment included consolidating the parts in one area and marking with caution tape. What that means is the Village of Alvo is not responsible for injuries to anyone who enters the caution area. Also, anyone entering the marked area may be cited for trespassing. Some of the equipment has already been damaged, so that adds vandalism to the possible offences. Parents/guardians, please keep the kids off the equipment. If you see anyone entering the caution area or moving the playground equipment, please call the Cass County Sheriff's Department at 402-296-9370 and report with a date, time and description of whoever is destroying the equipment. 





Click on the image for the periodic table, then click on Rn on the table from Chemical for Radon properties.

Only 15 left! FREE Radon detection kits (if your pets are licensed and water bill paid) from the Sarpy/Cass Health Department are available at the Village Office on Saturdays from 0830 to 1130.

Click HERE for a radon video.




Here's a quick how to for using the calendar - Click on the event for details, including a map link to the event, what's going to happen, etc. You can also add your own event - weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, honor roll, scholarships, athletic achievements, open house, etc.


Day Sunrise Sunset Sun hours Days until autumn
Wed, Sep 14 07:06 AM 07:35 PM 12:29 7
Thu, Sep 15 07:07 AM 07:34 PM 12:27 6
Fri, Sep 16 07:08 AM 07:32 PM 12:24 5
Sat, Sep 17 07:09 AM 07:30 PM 12:21 4
Sun, Sep 18 07:10 AM 07:28 PM 12:18 3
Mon, Sep 19 07:11 AM 07:27 PM 12:16 2
Tue, Sep 20 07:12 AM 07:25 PM 12:13 1


   Naval Observatory Link for phase of the moon.

   New moon on Friday, September 16th at 02:05 PM

Moisture levels in the soil continue to improve in the drier areas.  However, the abnormally dry area moved east from the panhandle to west central counties.
Overall, normal moisture levels increased by almost 6% (5.92%).
Cass County still normal which is good news. I left last week's map for easy comparison.  Click on either image for the home page of the UNL drought monitor.  If Nebraska had tropical storms and hurricanes instead of earthquake tremors we would have more soil moisture than we need. Click on the upper image for the US drought monitor page and the lower image for the Nebraska page.


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  Want to vote early?? - Click HERE for the Adobe form - you can fill it out on your screen, then print it and mail or take it to the Election Office.


Plant trees, make more oxygen - Mini-Grant for Nebraska ReTree Program LINK

  If you are a repeat applicant - complete the survey HERE

History for the week.....


September 14th, 1814 - Francis Scott Key wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner," a poem originally known as "Defense of Fort McHenry," after witnessing the British bombardment of Fort McHenry, MD, during the War of 1812. The song became the official U.S. national anthem on March 3, 1931.


 "If the flag needs protection at all, it needs protection from members of Congress who value the symbol more than the freedoms that the flag represents." - US Representative Jerrold Nadler


September 15th, 1923 - Oklahoma was placed under martial law by Gov. John Calloway Walton due to terrorist activity by the Ku Klux Klan. After this declaration national newspapers began to expose the Klan and its criminal activities. Oklahoma History Podcast


September 16th, 1976 - The Episcopal Church formally approved women to be ordained as priests and bishops.

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September 17th, 1972 - M*A*S*H" premiered on CBS - TV.


"Look, all I know is what they taught me at command school. There are certain rules about a war and rule number one is young men die. And rule number two is doctors can't change rule number one." -- Col. Henry Blake


September 18th, 1947 - The US Air Force was established as a separate military branch by the National Security Act.

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"The mission of the US Air Force is to fly and fight, and don't you ever forget it." - allegedly by General "Hap" Arnold


September 19th, 1982 - Scott Fahlman became the first person to use :-) in an online message.

Emoticon Site

Emoji site

"If you can't take the heat, don't tickle the dragon." -Scott Fahlman


September 20th, 1967 - The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) was launched. It went out of service on November 27, 2008.



"For nearly half a century, the QE2 ruled the open waters as a reminder of an era gone past -- when people sailed instead of flew, when they packed steamer trunks instead of wheeled suitcases." - Josh Briggs

“The enemy isn’t conservatism. The enemy isn’t liberalism. The enemy is bulls**t." —Lars-Erik Nelson, political columnist



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