Groundhog Day 2019

 

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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!

 

 

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Christian Church Bake Sale

 

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Donna Crownover, Glenda Willnerd, Sue Saathoff, Maureen Vogt

 

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Vendor Cindy Bassinger 

 

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Vendor Shari Timm

 

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Alan Bartels and his book

 

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Storytime with Bartels and Sue Saathoff

 

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Montana Bean, Kayla Griepenstroh, Jacob Griepenstroh

 

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Chris Sayre

 

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Chris plays "Oh Danny Boy" on the saw

 

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Nebraska Nut Growers

 

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Judges: Mike Weyers, Cassie Royal, Bob Wilhelm

 

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Contest organizer: Jeannie Steinkuhler

 

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Color Guard: Eldon Halm, Bob Wilhelm, Tyler Potts, Ed Reed, Ralph Jay

 

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"The Official Car of Groundhog Day"

1962 Ford Falcon, owner: Bob Brandt

 

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Gov. Pete Ricketts

 

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New State Senator for District #1, Julie Slama

 

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2018 Queen Rachel Zahn & 2018 King Ron Fechner

 

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B-5 Construction, driver: Elliot Johnson

 

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Groundhog Central Committee members Dale Henke & Ron Conradi

1961 Ford Falcon owned by Larry Beers

31st consecutive year in the parade

 

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Falcon owned and driven by Jeannie Steinkuhler

 

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German Fest Royalty: King, Paul Wallman, Queen, Jen Wallman, 

Burgermeister, Tom Heller, Lil Miss Germanfest, Aubrey Higgins,

Little Burgermeister, Rocco Biehl

 

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Groundhog Birthday Car: 1962 Cadillac Devil owned by Paul Wallman

Ben, Katy & Lyla Biehl, Helen Wallman

 

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Cub Scout & Boy Scout Troop #337

Cub Master: Troy Nichols   Scout Master: Jerel Katen

 

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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!

 

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Unadilla Village Board members Lynn Schomerus and Janet Oelke.

Also riding Dan Crownover and Scott Hincker

 

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Dwight Kastens, Village Maintenance Dept.

 

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Arlin Rohlfs, Village Maintenance Dept.

 

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Doug Ebert, Village Maintenace Dept., Water & Sewer

 

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L-Z Farms & Sisco Brothers Cattle Company, Todd & Corinne Zahn

Come see us at the Cattleman's Classic Febr. 21 &22, in Kearney, NE!

 

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Unadilla Christian Church, "We're All That and a Bag of Potato Chips"

 

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Float constructed by Corey Schulze & Sharon Demaree

 

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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

 

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American Legion Post #100, formed in 1919, Passenger Wilbur DeGolyer

 

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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!)

 

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First drone entry in the parade! Sponsored by Countryside Bank

 

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1983 Blue Mercedes 380 SEC, totally restored, driven by Jeff Knapp

 

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Trinity Lutheran Church, Walton, NE

 

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Cornhusker Model A Ford Club, Lincoln, NE

1930 Model A driven by Robert Callaway

 

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Cornhusker Model A Ford Club, 1931 Model A

Harv, Judy, Avery, & Lanz Jecha

 

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Cornhusker Model A Ford Club, 1929 Model A

Dick Waechter & Jerry Waechter

Car was sold originally in Wilbur, NE in June 1929

 

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Cornhusker Model A Ford Club, 1931 Model A Deluxe Tudor "Ole Rudy"

Gayle & Nancy Hanshaw

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Everyone is invited to the Homestead Monument Car Show on

Sunday of Labor Day Weekend

 

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Kent Oelling, Roca, NE, 1950 Mercury Sport Sedan, original owner

 

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Convoy to Khandahar

Wilhelm Family Farms, 1951 Chevy restored by Chuck Bjork

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Marcus Wilhelm

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2017 Mini-Cooper, First time parade entrant, Nancy Starra & Fran Roupee

 

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Andrew's Garden & Snow Removal

Andrew Van Meveren, 1984 Bolens HT23

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Tim Van Meveren, 1980 Bolens HT200

 

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1965 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by Angie Muller, passenger Anna Borner

"Been in the family since it was new."

 

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1929 Franklin 135 Sedan driven by Steve Jones

 

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1919 Franklin 913 Touring Car driven by John Wilson

 

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1930 Auburn 8-95 Sedan driven by Chad Borner

 

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1929 Ford Model A Phantom driven by Jason Newby

 

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 Unadilla Fire & Rescue Vehicles

 

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Fire Chief Steve Vodicka

 

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Syracuse Fire vehicle

 

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Gov. Pete Ricketss crowns Queen Rachel Zeiger Reuhling and 

King Jack Stilwell

 

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Pat Glenn on keyboard

 

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Randy Baker, vocals, & John Moss, harmonica

 

 

 

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