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The Elmwood Murdock FCCLA team at State competition.

FCCLA Qualifiers

Mrs. Johnson and the National Qualifiers.  This photo was taken at State competition.  Payton Frahm, Riley Backemeyer, Josh Lockman and Kate Zakaras.  This is the most national qualifiers for FCCLA Elmwood-Murdock has had.  GO TEAM!!


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Jacob Blunt

Honored by the Capitol City Footprinters Chapter #44 was Spencer Conradt - University of Nebraska Lincoln Police Department, Amy Meier - Lincoln Lancaster County 911 Communications Center, and Jacob Blunt from Elmwood - Nebraska State Patrol.

The Capitol City Footprinters Chapter #44 was chartered in 1968 and has presented dispatcher awards since 2005. The chapter is the eastern-most organization among the nation's Footprinters chapters. Jacob Blunt had been a Nebraska State Patrol dispatcher for just a year when Pilger, Nebraska, was devastated by a twin tornado on June 18, 2014.

Just a month prior to the tornadoes, the Nebraska State Patrol had consolidated dispatcher centers, broadening the responsibilities of the Lincoln center to include the northern Nebraska area where the tornadoes had hit.The added coverage area includes Norfolk and a significant portion of the northern half of the state.

Blunt's ability to help coordinate rescue efforts was exemplary, officials said.

"Mr. Blunt not only met the challenge of this responsibility, but took the extra steps to learn about and get to know the troopers from that area," said Acting Colonel Thomas L. Schwarten, Assistant Superintendent of Law Enforcement and Public Safety for the Nebraska State Patrol.

Blunt -- also a volunteer firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) -- was one of three dispatchers honored at an April 11 dinner in Lincoln sponsored by Capitol City Footprinters Chapter #44.


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Volunteers wanted to help with Family Field Day!  7-8 people to help with the events would be great!  Contact Dr. Hufstader at the Lifetime Wellness Clinic to volunteer. 


The Village of Elmwood was selected as a winner for the

Keep Nebraska Beautiful Grant!

Sherwin Williams




P.O. BOX 62



Email: villageofelmwood@msn.com

April 20, 2015

Pet Owner:

The Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees would like to notify you that if you own a dog or cat, you are required by law to license your pet for the 2015 year through the month of April at the City Hall; this year you have up until May 15th for licensing of your pet. The cost is $10.00 per dog or $8.00 if spayed or neutered and/or $5.00 per cat or $2.50 if spayed or neutered. You will be required to show a current valid rabies vaccination certificate, and/or proof of spaying or neutering certificate issued by a veterinarian.

This licensing is a requirement of State Ordinance 93.40. All dogs or cats over 6 months of age are required to be vaccinated for rabies and have a valid license. This license tag is to be worn by the pet at all times, and the animal is to be kept on the owner’s property or on a leash at all times. Any dog or cat found running at large with or without licensing may be impounded and a $50.00 fine charged for its return; if impounded a second time the fine will be $100.00, and the third time it is impounded the fine will be $150.00. In addition to the impound fee, the pet owner will be responsible for licensing fees if the pet is found running at large without a license.

This licensing is mandatory and anyone not acquiring a license for their pet by May 15, 2015, will be in violation of the law and subject to a citation. If you have not secured a 2015 license for your pet by May 15, 2015, you will be responsible for the license fee per pet in addition to a late fee charge of $50.00 per animal.

In addition to licensing, a KENNEL PERMIT or MULTI-CAT PERMIT are required for anyone having three (3) or more dogs or cats. A KENNEL PERMIT APPLICATION along with the $75.00 fee or a MULTI-CAT PERMIT with a $50.00 fee must be filed with the Village Clerk at the same time as the pet licensing application. A kennel permit or multi-cat permit may be issued pending approval by the Village of Elmwood Board of Trustees. The Pet License Application, Kennel Permit Application, and Multi-Cat Permit Application forms are available at the Village Office or online @ www.elmwoodnebraska.com.




New Pet Licensing Forms

Pet License Application

Kennel Permit Application

Multi Cat Permit Application

 These forms are also available on the Village website.  Click here.


Elmwood City Wide Clean up 2014

Elmwood City Wide Clean up

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Wine event

2015 GAC KCCB poster


Cass County Fair 2015

Challenge Coin

Elmwood Rescue Squad Collectible Coins for Sale

Have you ordered your Elmwood Rescue Squad Collectible Coin yet?  I got mine this week.  It is sweet!  The money goes for a good cause and now I have a really cool coin that I can keep.  Order yours now and support the Elmwood Rescue Squad!

In an effort to raise funds and to have something unique to the Elmwood Rescue Squad, we are selling a Collectible Coin.  You can order these coins through our website.  These Coins are $10.00 each plus $1.00 shipping and handling.  Thank you in advance for supporting the Elmwood Rescue Squad.  www.evfrd.org

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In Case You Missed It...This is a GAGA BALL PIT!

I'm sure if you have been reading the newsletter you have seen the flyer about the Gaga Ball Pit.  And I'm sure you are wondering just what in the world is that.  Well, if you have kids in junior high or high school chances are they have played gaga ball in PE Class.  Pat Wray, PE instructor, has had the kids play this before and has found that they really enjoy it.  It is quite the rage in other parts of the country and many communities are installing one.

Reilly Kuenning, a freshman at Elmwood Murdock is a Life Scout from Boy Scout Troop 360 in the Seven Feathers District of the Cornhusker Council in Elmwood.  As he started to plan his Eagle Scout project he thought about the Elmwood Park and wondered if a Gaga Ball Pit would work there.  An Eagle Scout project is the opportunity for a Boy Scout, Varsity Scout or qualified Venturer in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to demonstrate leadership of others while performing a project for the benefit of his community.  He did some research to see what it would take to build one and then made a presentation to the Elmwood Village Board of Trustees to see if they would approve his suggestion of building one in the park.  The project was approved! 

Reilly is seeking donations of some or all of the materials to build the Gaga Ball Pit on the old basketball court in the Elmwood Park.  Monetary donations are also appreciated!  The Gaga Ball Pit will be a favorite of kids of all ages.  Once it is installed there will be a grand opening with a demonstration on how to play.  People can form teams and there will be a tournament! 

You may have seen the donations cans around town.  Throw your spare change in and help the future Eagle Scout achieve his goal!  In the process you will be helping to bring a new game to the park. 

Click here if you would like to see a Gaga Ball Pit game in action!


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This is page one of the Elmwood Murdock Merchants Association Spring Newsletter.

Click here to see the entire Elmwood Murdock Merchants Association Newsletter!



Eleanor Fleischman - It is her 99th birthday on May 5th!!!

No party this year...she is holding out for a big wing ding next year!

7202 Van Dorn St.  Apt. 64  Lincoln, NE 68506





Due to retirement, the Elmwood-Murdock Public Schools has a vacancy for a full-time Head Custodian at the Murdock School site.  Individual will oversee custodial responsibilities at the Murdock School site.  The start date for this position will be on or around May 1, 2015.  Troubleshooting skills regarding plumbing, heating and electrical services would be beneficial.  Individuals interested in applying for this position will need to contact Tammy Harrison, HR Manager for ABM Janitorial Services at 402-342-1495 or via e-mail at Tammy.harrison@abm.com .  Please make reference to applying for the Murdock School site position when making contact with ABM.    




2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

 The Elmwood-Murdock Public School has a vacancy for a Kitchen Assistant at the Murdock School site.  Perspective employees should have knowledge of quantity food preparation, understanding of basic nutrition, basic math skills and a willingness to learn ordering system and menu planning.  Applicants must be physically able to lift 40 pounds.  Start date for this position is on or about August 13, 2015 and employee will work days school is in session for students.  Interested applicants should contact Dan Novak, Superintendent, at 402-867-2341 or via e-mail at dannovak@emknights.org .  The Elmwood-Murdock Public Schools is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


VIP* Job Opening at the EM Schools

(*Very Important Person)

Elmwood-Murdock Public Schools are in need for substitutes for the para-professionals in our district (Prek-12th grade).  A para professional provide instructional support and assistance within the classroom setting. Some services could be provided 1:1 or with a small group.  Para Substitutes are paid on an hourly wage of $7.25. The school follows the federal minimum wage rate for this school year.

For application details, please contact Tycha Stander (Tstander@emknights.org ).  For questions in regards to job description, please contact Heidi Zierott (hzierott@emknights.org ).


 Eagle Raceway Marketing Director Position:

 Seeking well versified person to seek and sell sponsorship and advertising packages, develop marketing and event strategies and promote Eagle Raceway, America’s Home Track.

Main duties include:

- Seek, sell, plan and execute sponsorship and advertising packages

- Fulfill sponsor needs

- Develop and execute yearly marketing guide and strategies while implementing social media, print, radio, press releases, etc.

- Develop sponsor/advertising/LED signage/program ads/billboard spreadsheets (Microsoft Office skills)

- Schedule radio and print

- Develop PA announcements, VIP Suite guest list, gate lists weekly

- Organize and schedule 50/50 recipients

- Organize and participate in event and intermission activities

- Seek, sell, plan and execute company outings

- Attend designated workshops for continued education (at company’s cost)

Preferably candidate would be someone with a home office that is self-disciplined, but is not mandatory.

Must have sales and marketing experience. Inquiries please contact Michelle Hadan 402-238-2595 or slackerinvest@hotmail.com


The Cass County Veterans Service Committee has an immediate opening for a committee member.  Qualifications include having “served on active duty in one of the branches of the armed forces of the United States and have been discharged with a characterization of honorable as provided in revised State Statute 80-401.01.”  Committee members must be residents of the State of Nebraska for five continuous years prior to assuming a committee appointment and must be a resident of Cass County.   In order to maintain representation from throughout the county, preference will be given to veterans from the western portion of Cass County.

 Eligible veterans with a desire to serve their fellow veterans in this volunteer capacity or have additional questions, please contact and/or submit qualifications to Bonnie Brewer (bb45231@windstream.net ) or call (402) 994-5315.


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