Groundhog Day 2019
At 7:36 a.m. Unadilla Bill made his way to the trash can in front of The Bar,
accompanied by Bob and Brody Brandt. He did not see his shadow!
According to legend, this means an early spring!
Christian Church Bake Sale
Donna Crownover, Glenda Willnerd, Sue Saathoff, Maureen Vogt
Vendor Cindy Bassinger
Vendor Shari Timm
Alan Bartels and his book
Storytime with Bartels and Sue Saathoff
Montana Bean, Kayla Griepenstroh, Jacob Griepenstroh
Chris plays "Oh Danny Boy" on the saw
Nebraska Nut Growers
Judges: Mike Weyers, Cassie Royal, Bob Wilhelm
Contest organizer: Jeannie Steinkuhler
Color Guard: Eldon Halm, Bob Wilhelm, Tyler Potts, Ed Reed, Ralph Jay
"The Official Car of Groundhog Day"
1962 Ford Falcon, owner: Bob Brandt
Gov. Pete Ricketts
New State Senator for District #1, Julie Slama
2018 Queen Rachel Zahn & 2018 King Ron Fechner
B-5 Construction, driver: Elliot Johnson
Groundhog Central Committee members Dale Henke & Ron Conradi
1961 Ford Falcon owned by Larry Beers
31st consecutive year in the parade
Falcon owned and driven by Jeannie Steinkuhler
German Fest Royalty: King, Paul Wallman, Queen, Jen Wallman,
Burgermeister, Tom Heller, Lil Miss Germanfest, Aubrey Higgins,
Little Burgermeister, Rocco Biehl
Groundhog Birthday Car: 1962 Cadillac Devil owned by Paul Wallman
Ben, Katy & Lyla Biehl, Helen Wallman
Cub Scout & Boy Scout Troop #337
Cub Master: Troy Nichols Scout Master: Jerel Katen
Girl Scouts - Instilling courage, confidence, and character for over 100 years. Locally, girls in Kindergarten through 12th grade get outdoors, learn about a variety of topics and serve their community. Currently they are running the largest woman-owned company in the nation, Girl Scout Cookies, that allows them to camp, travel and so much more. Thank you for your support!
Unadilla Village Board members Lynn Schomerus and Janet Oelke.
Also riding Dan Crownover and Scott Hincker
Dwight Kastens, Village Maintenance Dept.
Arlin Rohlfs, Village Maintenance Dept.
Doug Ebert, Village Maintenace Dept., Water & Sewer
L-Z Farms & Sisco Brothers Cattle Company, Todd & Corinne Zahn
Come see us at the Cattleman's Classic Febr. 21 &22, in Kearney, NE!
Unadilla Christian Church, "We're All That and a Bag of Potato Chips"
Float constructed by Corey Schulze & Sharon Demaree
American Legion Auxiliary Unit #100, formed in 1922
Jenice Bates, Birdean Young, Lois Johnson, Linda Holz, Bev Wilhelm, Elaine
Hofker, Rose Dankleff, Driver: Chuck Bjork
American Legion Post #100, formed in 1919, Passenger Wilbur DeGolyer
2018 Class B Girls State Track Champions
Jaysa Zoller, Meredith Clark, Lauren Meyer, Grace Damme, Lauren Siefken,
Jessie Moss, Ellie Wilkenson (sorry we were on the wrong side of the street!)
First drone entry in the parade! Sponsored by Countryside Bank
1983 Blue Mercedes 380 SEC, totally restored, driven by Jeff Knapp
Trinity Lutheran Church, Walton, NE
Cornhusker Model A Ford Club, Lincoln, NE
1930 Model A driven by Robert Callaway
Cornhusker Model A Ford Club, 1931 Model A
Harv, Judy, Avery, & Lanz Jecha
Cornhusker Model A Ford Club, 1929 Model A
Dick Waechter & Jerry Waechter
Car was sold originally in Wilbur, NE in June 1929
Cornhusker Model A Ford Club, 1931 Model A Deluxe Tudor "Ole Rudy"
Gayle & Nancy Hanshaw
Everyone is invited to the Homestead Monument Car Show on
Sunday of Labor Day Weekend
Kent Oelling, Roca, NE, 1950 Mercury Sport Sedan, original owner
Convoy to Khandahar
Wilhelm Family Farms, 1951 Chevy restored by Chuck Bjork
2017 Mini-Cooper, First time parade entrant, Nancy Starra & Fran Roupee
Andrew's Garden & Snow Removal
Andrew Van Meveren, 1984 Bolens HT23
Tim Van Meveren, 1980 Bolens HT200
1965 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by Angie Muller, passenger Anna Borner
"Been in the family since it was new."
1929 Franklin 135 Sedan driven by Steve Jones
1919 Franklin 913 Touring Car driven by John Wilson
1930 Auburn 8-95 Sedan driven by Chad Borner
1929 Ford Model A Phantom driven by Jason Newby
Unadilla Fire & Rescue Vehicles
Fire Chief Steve Vodicka
Syracuse Fire vehicle
Gov. Pete Ricketss crowns Queen Rachel Zeiger Reuhling and
King Jack Stilwell
Pat Glenn on keyboard
Randy Baker, vocals, & John Moss, harmonica