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Elmwood Celebrates Memorial Day with Service

ELMWOOD – Cass County residents honored their fellow Americans Monday morning at a Memorial Day ceremony in Elmwood.

People gathered under sunny skies at Elmwood Cemetery for a 35-minute event that featured songs, speeches and salutes. The ceremony took place on a site where more than 175 veterans have been laid to rest. Veterans from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War are buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

Retired Msgt. Brenda L. Brockhoff of the Nebraska Air National Guard raised the American flag at the beginning of the ceremony. She served in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom. Elmwood-Murdock seventh-grade student Rylee Hogue sang both the national anthem and “God Bless America,” and Pastor Earlin Shanno of Elmwood Christian Church provided both the invocation and benediction.

Local Girls State representatives Candice Brockhoff and Ashtyn Cooper both read historical documents at the event. Brockhoff read General Logan’s Order Number 11 and Cooper read the Gettysburg Address.

Robert Clements played “Battle Hymn of the Republic” on his trumpet following Cooper’s presentation. He also joined Bruce Pratt in an echoing of “Taps” later in the ceremony. Master of Ceremonies Jeff Johnston also delivered a speech in memory of local veteran Alan D. Farmer.

Nebraska National Guard State Public Affairs Officer Lt. Col. Kevin J. Hynes delivered the keynote speech. He talked about the contributions World War II veterans provided in their hometowns after returning to America. He also talked about the importance of remembering all veterans and the sacrifices they made for their fellow citizens.
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Elmwood City Wide Clean up

If you have items to drop off for the Elmwood City Wide Clean Up day but don't have a way to get them to the dumpsters contact John at the Elmwood C Store and he will put you on the list and will come by your house with his trailer that morning.  You will need to load it or have help to load it.  Don't wait...call now and get on the list!  Let's get this town cleaned up!!


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

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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 ).


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‘Godspell’ Auditions at Lofte Community Theatre

The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley announces that it will be holding open auditions for the musical, “Godspell” on June 1, 2, and 3 at 7pm.  “Godspell” is a fun, modern retelling of the Gospel According to Matthew.  Popular songs include, “Day by Day,” and “Prepare Ye.”  This is a production that has a flexible cast size.  Artistic Director Kevin Colbert is looking for men and women ages 16-40.  Those interested in auditioning should bring a prepared song of no more than one minute in length and come dressed to dance.  You should also bring a list of possible schedule conflicts.  Auditions will last approximately 1-2 hours depending upon the number of people participating.    Rehearsals for the production will begin mid-June.  Production dates are July 17-19, 23-26, 31 and August 1, 2.  Those with questions about the production or the audition process may contact Kevin Colbert at (402) 234-2553.  The Lofte is located just east of the intersection of Hwy 1 and Hwy 50 near the town of Manley.

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If you dropped your registration for your pets in the out box at the Village Office please stop up there and pick up your pet licenses and tags.  If a self addressed stamped envelope was included then your forms will be returned to you.  Otherwise please stop and get them.




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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.


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