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 I started wondering how long have I been writing the Elmwood newsletter so I went back through the archives and found the first one...September 5th, 2007.  There was a short period of time when Millie did it, too.  I enjoy looking at the back issues.  We sure did have fun!  You can go back anytime you want and read them, too. 

Click here to see the link to the first newsletter I wrote. 


Visit Magnolia Place

Last weekend I checked out Magnolia Place.  You may have noticed it on Highway 34 halfway between Elmwood and Eagle.  Rita Grim moved in about a year ago and has slowly been transforming it to a cute farm.  She calls it Magnolia Place and is open to the public sporadically at this time.  Currently she has artwork, canned goods, and fresh eggs for sale.  As the season progresses she will have fresh produce from her garden.  It is such a peaceful place to stop and visit and check out her treasures.  Next time she is open take a minute and stop in to welcome her to the neighborhood and see what she has to offer.

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There are photographs by Kris Rosenow.  Very much Nebraska!

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Produce is coming soon!

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Good Neighbor Nominations

It's time once again for the Good Neighbor Award. Do you have a deserving neighbor who has gone above and beyond who you would like to recognize and honor.   Full details are on the application forms available at: http://www.elmur.org/downloads/gna-nomination.pdf.  All applications must be in by June 15th so we can recognize the Good Neighbors at the Murdock 4th of July parade. Any questions, please contact Bonnie Brewer


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SAVE THE DATE! Elmwood Rescue's 2nd Annual Bubble Soccer Event is scheduled for September 11th 2016! Join our mailing list by sending us a message with your email or email us at
ATTENTION AREA BUSINESSES!! Want to sponsor a fun event and a great cause?! Sponsor Elmwood Rescue’s 2nd Annual Bubble Soccer Event! 2 different levels of sponsorship are available. Get your name out there and help a good cause at the same time! Email us at or send us a message for more details!


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The Eagle Farmers Market will open June 2nd from 4 to 6:30 every Thursday in the Eagle community park through Sept 1st. New vendor applications can be obtained at the Eagle Grocery.


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This is an open invitation to you, your children, or to your group's organization to be a part of this year's FREEDOM FESTIVAL parade on July 4th in Murray!
Drive your go-cart, antique tractor, motorcycle, new or classic car, or ride your new bike or even a unicycle.  If you want to walk on stilts as 'Uncle Sam', do cartwheels down the parade route, show off your martial arts skills, or bring your uniformed baseball, softball or soccer team, come on over to Murray and get in line for the parade.  Get your friends at youth or church group to help decorate a truck or flatbed, then pile on the float and get in line!
NO pre-registration required, just show up and get in line.  There is no cost to participate.  Parade line-up begins at 6 p.m. with emergency vehicles, (police, fire and rescue), starting at Railroad Avenue, south of Young street.  All other entries are to line up at the east parking lot of Conestoga Elementary School, 104 East High Street, Murray, NE.  From the school, entrants will go one block east, to the grain elevator, falling in behind the emergency vehicles, turning west on Young Street and ending at Young Memorial Park.  The route is about 8-9 blocks long.
Any questions, please feel free to contact parade coordinator, Geo at  or 402 679 5879.
Hope to see you in the parade!


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