Mandatory Water Restrictions for residents that reside in Elmwood Village limits. Effective Immediately!
Odd addresses can water Monday & Thursday Even addresses can water Tuesday & Friday
If you are caught watering on a day that isn't your specified day you will be fined $50 for breaking the mandatory water restrictions. This will be in effect until further notice.
Have you been keeping up with the latest Elmwood history postings on the Elmwood Cultural Arts & Learning Center Facebook page?
Here’s what we’ve highlighted over the last month:
* Elmwood High School graduating classes of 1928 & 1929
* Elmwood-Murdock graduating classes of 2002 & 2003, including the Kindergarten classes from these years
* Peter Eveland – Civil War Veteran, homesteader. Last surviving member of the Elmwood G.A.R. Post 123. When he passed away in 1933, the post was disestablished. Some of his Homestead Records are also shown.
* An Elmwood Leader-Echo article from 1919 about the celebration of George E. Buell and George E. Vanderburg, early pioneers in our community, to commemorate having lived here 50 years. Interesting story of their journey here and their struggles as homesteaders.
* Fifteen-room hotel in Wabash for sale - $4,000
* William Buster, Civil War Veteran – stories of his time as a Confederate Soldier.
There are many more chapters of Elmwood history to come. Join us on this journey of preserving the history of our community. “Like” the Elmwood Cultural Arts & Learning Center page to learn our history or share historical tidbits from your own experiences/family.
We invite you to become one of the founding members of the ECF. As an added benefit, if you submit your dues from November 29, 2022, through January 5, 2023, a portion of your donation will be eligible for Midlands Community Foundation’s matching funds. This will enable us to accomplish several goals in 2023:
• Update the Learning Center bathroom to be ADA compliant
• Secure renovation plans for the future of the Learning Center
• Start interior renovations of the Learning Center
• Add Community Programming for patrons
• Increase grant opportunities for local nonprofits
The 2023 goals will add to the accomplishments we were able to achieve during the past year as a result of generous gifts to the ECF:
• Added heating & air conditioning to the Learning Center
• Provided programming for community patrons
• Offered $1,000 in grants to other nonprofits in the community
All members will receive a 2023 Elmwood Community calendar and a copy of our online newsletter. In addition, all membership donations are 100% tax deductible.
Become a Friend of the Foundation Today!
2022 Post Bond Survey
Elmwood-Murdock Public Schools would appreciate your feedback on our proposed 2022 Bond Issue. Feedback will be accepted through January 25, 2023. Please use the QR code below or you may also access the survey at; https://qrco.de/bda0fQ
This is an anonymous survey. Names and email addresses will not be collected. We ask that each individual only complete the survey one time. We will use your feedback for future planning purposes.
The Elmwood Library serves the areas of Elmwood, Murdock, and Eagle.
It’s open Monday through Thursday and Saturday mornings as well.
Elmwood Library Hours
Monday: 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Easy Library Links
Online Card Catalog https://elmwoodpubliclibrary.follettdestiny.com/
Libby Library App https://help.libbyapp.com/index.htm
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Sunday School 9:00 am September-May
Morning Worship 10:00 am
Live on Elmwood Christian Church Facebook Page.
Pastor: Mark L. Sewell
Village Board Meeting
Board meetings are open to the public and are held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.
The meetings are held at the new Village Board office located at the Learning Center on the south side of town.
Official agendas are posted the day before at the Post Office, Gas Station, and Village Office. Prior to the posting of the agenda, meeting items can be added to the meeting. At the end of each meeting is a Public Comment Section. Attendees have three minutes to speak about anything at this time. Further discussion on the topic can then be added to the next board meeting.
The agenda is posted at the Elmwood C-Store, the post office, and the Village office.
Minutes can be viewed at the Village office or can be found online.
Wouldn't it be amazing if the board meetings were FULL every time? This is your opportunity to be involved, be "in the know" and learn how to influence how your community grows, how improvements can be made, and how you can participate in the steps needed to MAKE IT HAPPEN.
Village Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
8 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Take It Or Leave It Pantry
The free pantry is here to serve our community. It is for neighbors helping neighbors. Take what you need or leave what you can.
The Little Free Pantry is located between Hufstader Chiropractor, the Elmwood Meat Market, and the Village Hall.
Online services are available on their Facebook page.
400 West G Street, Elmwood, NE 68349
Pastor Michelle Chesnut
Cell Phone 402-314-7988 Church Phone: 402-994-6735 Daycare phone is 402-994-2384.
We are currently serving hard ice cream in dishes.
we have 8 different flavors to choose from.
Elmwood C Store
*QUACK OFF JANUARY 28TH, 2023*
We want to start by saying thank you for all of your interest in supporting our fire department.
After having to cancel the past two years, we would really like to see the Quack Off come back, better than ever!
The Quack Off is our main fundraising opportunity, we are looking forward to seeing everyone and hoping to raise enough money to purchase life-saving equipment for our department.
We can't do it without you!
Registration will be from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.
The registration fee is $40.
Registration will take place at the Avoca Town Hall as normal (623 House Street).
The races start at 1:00 pm
Louisville Food Pantry
OPEN: every Thursday, 6:00-7:00 pm
LOCATION: 304 Main Street, Louisville
Please come and pick up what you need for your household or a friend’s.
We have canned goods, boxed meals, breakfast items, frozen meats, bread, eggs, baking ingredients, cleaning supplies, personal care items, diapers, and wipes.
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