(Thanks to Bob Wilhelm, Bob Brandt, & Katherine Romine

for additional photos and to John Moss for identifying

the older cars.)

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Brody Brandt models his 1986 Groundhog shirt with Michele

Capps and Unadilla Bill

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Vendor Judy Callaway

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Vendor Jennifer Block Foley

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Brenda DeGolyer & Jeannie Steinkuhler

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Mary Clark, Jean Lucas, Lois Ebert

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Sue Saathoff & Peggy Leefers

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Deb Carpenter Nolting & Lyn Messersmith

presented "Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History"

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Mini Unadilla

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Other half Mini Unadilla

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Nebraska Quilt crafted by Michele Huber

Quilts 1_500

Quilts from Nancy Gerking, Diane Oelke, Bill Timblin

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Quilts 2_500

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Jerky Judges: Gabe Meints, Jason Hurt, Aaron Rule

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Soup judges: Jennifer Jepsen, Cindy DeFreece, Jimmy Cox

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Andrew Kimbell_Falcon_Mask


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Groundhog Mascot & Bob Brandt

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Mascot, Pete & Roscoe Ricketts

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Mascot with Martha & Charlie Brown


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Gathering for the Parade

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Color Guard

Keith Goering, Gerald Neemann, Governor Pete Ricketts,

Eldon Halm, Bob Wilhelm

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Grand Marshall Christina Hoyt, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum,

rode in the "official" Groundhog car, the Ford Falcon

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Governor Pete Ricketts walks the parade route

2014 Royalty

2014 Royalty Kathryn Romine & Roland Rodaway

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Royal Selfie 

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Larry Beers Falcon

Jeannie Falcon_500

Jeannie Steinkuhler Falcon

Girl Scouts_500

Girl Scouts

Boy Scouts_500

Boy Scouts

Germanfest Royalty_500

Germanfest Royalty

PAL 500

Palmyra Action League

Wally 500

Paul Wallman provides a sweet ride for those born on

Groundhog Day: John Baggefert, Paul Wallman,

the Pace twins

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Erin Brehm/US Cellular/UPS



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Parade Winner Bob Bryan and his Minneapolis Moline

Pulling Tractor

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(83) 1929 Ford Model A Phaeton Touring Car

Jason Newby

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(84) 1931 Hudson Greater 8

John Moss

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(85) 1929 REO Flying Cloud Mate

John Moss

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(86) 1930 Franklin 147, 7 passenger sedan

John Moss

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(87) 1930 Auburn 6-85

John Moss

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(88) 1930 Auburn 8-95

John Moss

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(89) 1932 Dodge Brothers DL

Charles Rohessen

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(90) 1924 Franklin 10C, 2 door Brougham

Jason Newby

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(91) 1932 Chrysler C1

John Moss

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(92) 1963 Chevy

Carl Siefert

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(93) 1929 Studebaker Commander

John Moss

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(94) 1927 Ford Model TT

Jason Newby

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(95) 1930 Oldsmobile

John Moss

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(96) 1959 Chevy

Stan & Kate Stutheit

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(97) 1962 Pontiac

Rex Rogeman & Robin Buhr

Stutheit Imp_500

Stutheit Implement

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Radio Station B103 - Nebraska City

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The "tail end" of the parade

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Gov. Ricketts reads the new Groundhog Proclamation

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 Gov. Ricketts & Dept . of Correction Employees


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Jack Stilwell & Roland Rodaway

"Catching some sun"

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2015 Groundhog Royalty

Kevin Randall & Michele Capps

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Jimmy Cox & Larry Larson



Please join us at the Groundhog Kings & Queen's 

Reception on January 29, 5 pm at the Bar.

Any "true believer" is welcome!


The Unadilla Area Fund will sponsor Unadilla Bill's Breakfast

at the Duncan Building on Monday morning, February

2nd at 7:00 a.m. Bill will make his prediction at precisely 7:32 a.m.

Free will offering.

February 7, 2015

"Get Down With the Groundhog"

Since 1988!

Schedule of Events

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Community Center, 770 G Street

Craft Fair, Flea Market, Quilt Show, Model Train Display, Silent Auction

(Village of Unadilla has been created in miniature.)

8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Christian Church Bake Sale

9:00 a.m.

"Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History"

by Deb Carpenter Nolting & Lyn Messersmith

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

(sponsored by Unadilla Area Fund & the Nebraska Humanities Council)


Lunch by the Christian Church Circle

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Silent Auction Closes!

12:00 p.m.


(1 Block north of Coop)

Drinks, Biscuits & Gravy, Sandwiches, Dessert

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


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Parade starting at 1:00 p.m.

All entries welcome!

Be at Dan's Tire Shop by 12:15 p.m.

This year's Grand Marshall will ride in the Official

Groundhog Auto, The Ford Falcon!

THE BAR on Main Street

King & Queen Coronation 2:00 p.m.

King Candidates: Jack Stilwell, Kevin Randall, Steve Schutz,

Todd Zahn

Queen Candidates: Jordan Lechner, Lori Starzec, Michele

Capps, Tammy Bayliss

Current Royal Couple:

Roland Rodaway & Kathryn Speth


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Purchase Groundhog shirts & Nebrask Nut Growers

products 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Boy Scout Food Sales & Music by Nina Jean Rohlfs

11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Entries accepted for the Soup, Jerky, & Spam contest

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Soup catagories: Chili, Vegetable, "Other"

Jerky: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Spam: One winner for Best Spam Recipe

(you know Spam is ground hog!)

Contest Winners announced at 2:30 p.m.

Thanks to the Otoe County Visitors Committee

for their Marketing Sponsorship!

Thanks also to the Unadilla Area Fund and all

the volunteers too numerous to mention by name.




2015 Ghog_shirts



For sale in the Library:

Ghog Books_500


Ghog Book_Map_500




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Turner & Jan Moore bring the Groundhogs to life every year

(courtesy Mark Czapla)