Groundhog Day 2020

 

Six more weeks of winter

 

 

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Reuben Hemmer & Bob Brandt

(photo: Reuben Hemmer)

 

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Karen Hassler & Friends

(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Reetha Neeman & Pastor Sandy Denton manning the Christian Church Bake Sale

(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Glenda Wilnerd & Donna Crownover at the Silent Auction & Raffle Ticket table

(photo: Karen Hassler)

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Sharon Demaree/Shapeshifter Designs & Montana & Lillian Bean

 

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2019 Queen Rachel Zieger Ruehling & kids

(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Humanities Nebraska speaker Jeff Barnes/ "Jesse James in Nebraska"

 

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Audience for Jeff Barnes

(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Audience for Jeff Barnes

(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Jim Neeman & Sharon Demare

(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Corinne Zahn

(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Nebraska Nut Growers at the Duncan Building

(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Harper & Pressley Wilhelm show off their prizes for winning the Jerky Contest

 

 

 

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Color Guard: Eldon Halm, Gerald Neeman, Ed Reed, Bob Wilhelm, Gerry Davis

(photo: Bob Brandt)

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(photo: Karen Hassler)

 

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Perry Stoner announcing parade entries

 

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Official Groundhog 1962 Ford Falcon driven by Bob Brandt

Unadilla Bill's Official ride since 1988

 

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Grand Marshall Tom Grafton

Tom has chosen Unadilla as one of his top 3 locations for his vacation home. His favorite sandwich is Spam on wheat toast with butter.

 

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2019 Royalty: Rachel Zeiger Ruehling & Jack Stilwell

Scott Ruehling driving a 1969 Chevelle Malibu

 

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts

 

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State Senator Julie Slama

 

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Unadilla & Syracuse Girl Scout Troop

"Girl Scout cookie sales start Feb. 7th and is the largest girl run company in the world!"

 

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Syracuse Area Cub Scout Pack #337

Cubmaster: Troy Nichols

 

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Ben Sasse for Re-election

 

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Groundhog Central Committee members Larry Beers & Dale Henke

1961 Ford Falcon

 

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1962 Ford Falcon Futura

Owner: Jeannie Steinkuhler, passenger: Rebecca Brungardt

 

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Rohlfs Family's 1963 1/2 Ford Galaxy 500 (Nina's Christmas present!)

Driver: Arlin Rohlfs, passenger: Nina Jean Rohlfs

 

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Syracuse Germanfest Royalty

2020 Germanfest will be on Saturday, August 29

 

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Kate Bolz for Congress

 

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Groundhog Day Birthday Car - born on Feb. 2? - we have a seat for you!

1962 Cadillac, owner Paul Wallman

 

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I.B.E.W. Local Union #265

2014 Chevrolet Volt/wrapped

 

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I.B.E.W. Local Union #265

Chris Callahan, Tom Emerson, Glen Isaacs

 

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Christian Church slogan: "We're All That and a Bag of Potato Chip!"

 

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Representing 2020 Census/Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs

Bill Donnelly, Sandy Steinkamp, Christine Plyna, Gina Henrickson

 

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Todd Zahn

 

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Wilhelm Family Farms

1991 5-Ton driven by LTC Bricker

 

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Wilhelm Family Farms/Drone Protection Services

2 1/2 Ton driven by CSM McSanchez

"Fresh back from another deployment to Afghanistan, these vehicles have transitioned from re-supplying the CH-47 Chinook Muleskinners to Homeland Defense of the mysterious drones flying over western Nebraska and Colorado."

(You look good in tinfoil Marcus.)

 

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LZ Farms "Now That's a Shadow Man!"

Corinne Zahn & Cindy Ford  "We Like Happy Cows!

 

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1930 Auburn 6-cylinder driven by John Moss

 

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1964 Pontiac Gran Prix driven by Angie Newby & Marlys Muller

 

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1930 Auburn 8-95 driven by John Bob Wilson, Greg & Lean Wilson

 

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1930 Oldsmobile F30 driven by Steve Jones

 

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1929 Ford Model A Phantom driven by John Wilson

 

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1929 Franklin 135 driven by Jeff Knapp

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(rear) 1929 Franklin 135 driven by Jeff Knapp

 

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1927 Ford TT driven by Jason Newby

 

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1949 Chevrolet Pickup 5-window 3100 driven by Larry Ikenberry

 

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Cornhusker Model "A" Ford Club - Lincoln

1931 Ford Model "A" Deluxe Tudor driven by Gayle & Nancy Hanshaw

Inviting Everyone to the Homestead Monument of America Free Car Show 9/6/20

 

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Janet Palmtag for Legislature/2019 & 2020 Kawasaki Mules

 

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Horseless Carriage Club of Omaha

1930 Ford Model "A" standard coupe driven by Dale Jergensen & Steve Zikman

 

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 Meadowlark Model "A" Club

1930 2-door black & brown driven by Elroy Gertner

 

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Meadowlark Model "A" Club

1931 Ford Model "A" slant window Touring Sedan driven by Charlie Earnest & Bob Benton

 

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Cornhusker Model "A" Club

1931 Ford 4-door, black, V8 drivetrain, 150 hp, driven by Jim Cook

 

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Cornhusker Model "A" Club

1928 Ford Sport Coupe / Nick, Luke, Jenn & Kate Heetderks

 

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Meadowlark Model "A" Club

1928 Tudor Sedan/Restored by Charley Erstest/driven by John, Kristy, Daniel & Emily Ledelz

 

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Meadowlark Model "A" Club

1930 Ford Pickup/ Derrin & Charlie Earnest

 

 

Unadilla Volunteer Fire & Rescue Vehicles

Thank you for your support. Please consider volunteering - we need all the help we can get!

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Syracuse Volunteer Fire Department

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Pat Glenn, Bob Brandt, Randy Baker

Bob gives the total raised by the King & Queen campaign as $12,500

 

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Gov. Pete Ricketts, John Moss, Perry Stoner/ preparing to crown royalty

 

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2020 Royalty: Brett Dettmer & Jan Eisenhauer Moore

Congratulations and have a wonderful year!

 

 

 

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Main Street, Sunday morning, Feb. 2, 2020 at precisely 7:35 a.m.

Unadilla Bill Predicts 6 more weeks of winter!

 

 

Then we all went inside the Duncan Building and had breakfast. Chris Janicek, who is running for Congress showed up and brought us donuts from his bakery. He had some interesting ideas and a great sense of humor. We really don't care who you vote for, JUST VOTE!

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