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alvo news, august 26th, 2015

Village Board meeting and Budget Hearing moved to Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

Main Street progress August 25th - Foundation walls cured, backfill and interior base done.

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The Fire Department STILL has some car show tees available - 5 small and 2 XXL. 2015carshirt 2

Contact Dave at 402-781-2710 if you want one - $15 each.

Reminder - recycling pickups are on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Remember to not include the non-recyclable material listed on the sheet that came with your green tote.

Great news! - Nebraska's soil moisture is NORMAL! Click HERE for the national NOAA Climate Prediction site and HERE for the Omaha site.

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

Full moon at 1:35 PM, Saturday, August 29th.    

Date Sunrise Sunset Sun hours Days until Fall
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 06:46 AM 08:08 PM 13:22 28
Thursday, August 27, 2015 06:47 AM 08:06 PM 13:19 27
Friday, August 28, 2015 06:48 AM 08:05 PM 13:17 26
Saturday, August 29, 2015 06:49 AM 08:03 PM 13:14 25
Sunday, August 30, 2015 06:50 AM 08:01 PM 13:11 24
Monday, August 31, 2015 06:51 AM 08:00 PM 13:09 23
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 06:52 AM 07:58 PM 13:06 22
 Events during this week in history - with a little humor thrown in.

August 26th, 1957 - The first Edsel made by the Ford Motor Company rolled of the assembly line. - Not the best decision ever made.

1971 - A joint resolution of Congress established Women's Equality Day.

August 26th is National Dog and Women's Equality Day.

 August 27th, 1921 - The owner of Acme Packing Company bought a pro football team for Green Bay, WI. J.E. Clair paid tribute to those who worked in his plant by naming the team the Green Bay Packers.

 August 27th is Global Forgiveness and Just Because Day.

August 28th, 1907 - "American Messenger Company" was started by two teenagers, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan. The company's name was later changed to "United Parcel Service."

August 28th is Race Your Mouse Day. - I really do not make this stuff up.

August 29th, 1990 - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, in a television interview, declared that America could not defeat Iraq. - You don't have to be sane to be a head of state.

 August 29th is More Herbs, Less Salt Day.

August 30th, 1965 - Thurgood Marshall was confirmed by the Senate as a Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the first black justice to sit on the Supreme Court.

August 30th is Frankenstein and National Marshmallow Toasting Day.

August 31st, 1920 - John Lloyd Wright was issued a patent for "Toy-Cabin Construction," known today as Lincoln Logs. (U.S. patent 1,351,086).

August 31st is National Trail Mix Day.

September 1st, 1998 - J.K. Rowling's book 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' was released in the U.S. This was the first book in the Harry Potter series.

1878 - Emma M. Nutt became the first female telephone operator in the US for the Telephone Dispatch Company of Boston.

September 1st is Emma M. Nutt Day. 


"I try to leave out the parts readers skip." - Elmore Leonard

"On the one hand we'll never experience childbirth. On the other hand we can open all our own jars." - Bruce Willis

"Never attribute to malice that which can reasonably explained by stupidity." - Spider Robinson

"There are two kinds of people: the ones who need to be told and the ones who  figure it out all by themselves." - Tom Clancy

"I love any and all situations where you celebrate creativity." - Brad Paisley

"Why is it if you take advantage of a corporate tax break, you're a smart businessman, but if you take advantage of something so you don't go hungry, you're a moocher?" - Jon Stewart

"Congress never loses its capacity to disappoint you." - John Oliver

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