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Happy Mothers Day!!

I hope you had a wonderful Mothers Day weekend either celebrating as a Mom or spending time with your Mother. 

Here the Trinity Lutheran Sunday School kids made their Mothers "hand flowers" during class.

Thank you to Jill May for coordinating the idea. 

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9:15 Sunday School & Bible Class

10:30 am Divine Service  

Listen to the weekly sermon anytime at Pastor Brent Kuhlman's Blog

GREAT IDEA for the MURDOCK PLAYGROUND!

It's been many many years since the playground set was built by the school. Over 25 years actually. There is grant money to build new parks in our communities. 

Who thinks this would be a fit?  

LINCOLN, Neb. — Grant money is available for recreation facilities hoping to add things like ballfields, splash pads and picnicking areas across Nebraska. 

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant applications for parks and other outdoor recreation facilities and amenities promoting outdoor recreation.

The grants are funded by the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a program administered by the National Park Service for outdoor recreation projects. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, ballfields, soccer fields, swimming pools, picnicking facilities, playgrounds, pool renovations, splash pads, park acquisitions and development, and park-related support facilities. 

All projects must encourage outdoor recreation. Project sponsors must be a political subdivision, such as cities, county governments or Natural Resource Districts. The LWCF provides reimbursable matching grants for up to 50 percent of the project costs.

The LWCF was established by Congress in 1964 to ensure access to outdoor recreation resources for present and future generations and to provide money to governments to purchase land, water, and wetlands to benefit all. The primary source of revenue for the LWCF is from federal oil and gas leases on the Outer Continental Shelf.

Grant applications must be submitted by Sept. 7, 2018. Information and application materials are available at outdoornebraska.gov/lwcf.

Approved grants will be announced after the January Commission meeting. Contact Schuyler Sampson at 402-471-5283 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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   NEW ELMWOOD-MURDOCK SCHOOL WEBSITE

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There is a wealth of information on the new Elmwood-Murdock website. It is updated on a daily basis by various teachers and department heads. 

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SOTW ElmwoodMurdock 051618This week our Student of the Week Winner is Karly Mellen. She is a senior at Elmwood MurdockHigh School. Her activities include FBLAand other activities. She is the daughter of Bryan and Gayla Mellen.

She was nominated for these reasons:
- She is polite and friendly
- She gets along with both teachers and peers
- She does well academically and has a bright future
- She is a very important part of our school family

Karly, Bryan, and Gaylaare invited to stop by (we are located under the water tower in Louisville), call (402.234.3333) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to get their Witte Physical Therapy t-shirts OR water bottle!

The next Student of the Week will be selected on 5/22/18. All nominations are due by 5/18/18 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 Flag at half-staff on May 15, 2018

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Pursuant to Title 36 U.S.C. § 136, Congress requests the president to proclaim Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as Peace Officers Memorial Day and that the United States flag be displayed at half-staff in accordance to Title 4 U.S.C. § 7(m) to pay tribute to the local, state, and federal law enforcement officers who serve and protect us with courage and dedication.

Thank you to all in our law enforcement community for the service to your community and country. 

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It's Not Too Soon to Think About the County Fair

2018 Cass County Fair books will be available in May, but start thinking about the Special Contests entries now. We have the BEST County Fair in the State, hands down.

Not only is it a totally free fair, but there is something for everyone. 

You just can't do and see everything. Start practicing your appetizers, snickerdoodle cookies, pumpkin pies now. It's a lot of fun to sit and watch the judging in the Open Class Building and the crowd gets bigger and bigger every year. 

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Ladies Golf Group at Grandpas Woods, Elmwood

Speaking of getting outside a ladies golf club is starting at Grandpas Woods, it's not a league, just a time to get together with the ladies and golf. Maybe have a drink afterward.

We meet on Monday nights through the summer at 5:30 for 9 holes of golf.

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Judy Stroy, Angie Friesell and Deb Gilbert golfing April 12

Anyone who would like to golf or learn to golf, come join us for a fun, relaxing night out with the girls!

This is not a league, just come when you can.

Call Grandpas Woods,402-994-2100, for more information.

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Worship Time: 9:30 am Sunday

Children's Sunday School: 9:55-10:30

PH 402 867-3191 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(dismissed from worship following the "Children's Chat")

 

Work to Begin on N-63 Alvo North Realignment

March 15, 2018 (Lincoln, Neb.) — Weather permitting, work is scheduled to continue the week of March 19 on N-63, between Alvo and I-80, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

Knife River, LLC of Sioux City, Iowa has the $11,758,926 contract. Work will include realignment of N‑63, culverts and box culverts, and wetland mitigation. This will be the second of two phases of work.

During this phase, N-63 will be closed to traffic from Reference Post 4+20 (Alvo) to Reference Post 9+68 (Church Road). A marked detour will be in place along I-80 to N-66 to N-50 to US-34 for southbound traffic and along US-34 to N-50 to N-66 to I-80 for northbound traffic. This portion of the project is anticipated to be completed in November 2018.

The Department’s project manager is Jesse De Los Santos of Lincoln. Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously through work zones and along detours.

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Welcome to a new section of the Elmwood and Murdock weekly news. Senator Rob Clements will be submitting a regular summary of what is happening in the Nebraska Unicameral.  If you ever wanted to know how Nebraska is run, how decisions are made he is the one to ask. 


Area News and Events  

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Sunday, June 3  4-6pm

The Elmwood Library has a special event planned for Sunday, June 3

To kick off our Summer Reading Program and its theme, "Library Rocks!" we're going to rock out at the city park!

The fun starts with TWO food trucks ready to serve you! 

The Tastee Trailer (you may remember the old Tastee In and Out in Lincoln) and Kona Ice (Hawaiian-style shaved ice) will have supper and dessert ready for you! 

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Tastee Trailer is actually opening earlier in the day at 11 am.  Kona Ice will get started at 4 pm.

The Librarian's Table will open at 4 pm.  Be sure to get a $1.00 food truck coupon (compliments of American Exchange Bank) by showing your Elmwood Public Library Card.  Or, apply for your own NEW card and you can still get a coupon! 

The librarian will also have information and pre-registration sheets for the Summer Reading Program. 

Dates for the program are June 6, 13, 20, & 27. 

Kids in grades K-6 are welcome to come read books, play games and make crafts designed to enhance their knowledge about music and sound.

Always popular with the little ones, we'll have a face painting station too! 

Sponsored by Cindy Mather and Cindy Hovorka from "Your Thairapist," the kids will look LOVELY for what comes next.

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Starting at 5 pm, the String Beans will take the stage.  Based out of Lincoln, Nebraska, the String Beans perform a wide variety of family-friendly songs about all the things kids love:  animals, cartoons, food, etc.  Since debuting in 2004, the String Beans have released 10 albums and have appeared at numerous festivals, concerts, and regional television programs.  They're energetic, silly and lots of fun.

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Missoula ChildrensTheatre Lofte 2018[May 9, 2018] - The Lofte Community Theatre will be holding open auditions for its Summer Children’s Theatre event with Missoula Children’s Theatre on Monday, June 11 at 10am. This year’s production is, “Blackbeard the Pirate.”

This is a week-long residency for all children who will be entering first through seventh grade. Participation is completely free to all children. This program is designed to build confidence and friendships. During auditions, children will be asked to stand in a big circle on the Lofte’s stage while two directors instruct them to sing out loud and recite simple dialogue, either alone or in a small group. The audition process will take approximately two hours. At noon, approximately 60 parts will be assigned and schedules handed out for that week’s rehearsals. There is no guarantee that everyone will get a part.

All rehearsals will take place at the Lofte between 10am and 2:30pm through June 15. Actors are required to be on time attend all of their practices during the week. The Lofte reminds parents to pack your child a sack lunch every day (including audition day) as little ones do work up an appetite!

Two public performances will take place on Saturday, June 16, one at 3pm and one at 6pm. Tickets may be purchased from the Lofte box office. Those who have questions may contact the Lofte at 402.234.2553 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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May 26 - Bill Hill & Fine Wine Band

June 9 - Alex Vanderbeck & Friends

June 23 - Al Kelley & Reilly Creek Band

July 7 - Kenny Briton & Friends

July 21 - Rodger Roberts & Friends

August 4 - Irish Donahoo & Friends

August 18 - Terry Hovey & Friends

September 1 - Steve Jensen & Friends

September 15 - Larry Hanson & Friends

September 29 - Fred Larson &Friends

October 13 - FREE ADMISSION! CCMT Anniversary Show!
October 27 - Frank Bigelow & Friends

November 10 - Warren Brewer & Friends

November 24 - Josh Krohn & Dirty River Ramblers

December 8 - Christmas Show,

(Young musicians, up to 16 years old will be entertaining!)

** 7 PM, Monday, December 31, New Year's Eve Party!

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