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At 7:34 a.m. this morning, Unadilla Bill braved the blizzard (along with Bob and Brody Brandt) and took up his regular post atop the picnic table on Main Street. He reveled in the snowy beauty around him but did not see his shadow, predicting we will have an early spring!

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Get well wishes to Ron & Mary Ann Wenninghoff, and Peggy


The Kings & Queens Reception was well attended Friday

night. "A good time was had by all!"

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Maureen Vogt displays her vintage 1986 shirt

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Sue Saathoff displays the Groundhog Royalty quilt she made

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Hopeful candidates Shirley Fesler, Head Groundhog, Bob Brandt,

and Steve Cooper




We looking for two volunteers to wear the Groundhog

costumes, sizes medium and XL. If you're looking for 

some adventure and want to give it a try, please call

Bob Brandt!




We still have a few vendor spots left at the Community Center for the Groundhog Day Celebration this Saturday, February 6th.  If you have a product to sell, it is a great opportunity.  Cost per space:  $20.  If interested or you have questions, contact Sue Saathoff at (402) 828-4455.


Happy 1st birthday to Reagan Bischoff,

daughter of Nathan and Chandra.

Yes, the rumor is true! The gas station will again be open,

sometime between now and spring, 

doing business as Nitty Gritty Gas & Thrift, Dan & Bev Anderson,

owners. It will be wonderful to gas up "at home" and not

have to pray all the way to Syracuse or Palmyra, that you

can make it before running out of gas!


Thanks to the volunteers at the Otoe County Museum of

Memories for letting me come and play with them. I hadn't been

there for a few years and they have some new displays that

are wonderful. I was unaware of the display of Clara Parker's

hand painted china, donated by Alta & Jessie Rhoten,

especially of interest to me since Clara was from here. There's

also a grocery store "built" by Bob Fey, and so many others.

Pencil a Sunday afternoon into your summer calendar to 

visit them, and take a trip back in time.


Do you know your Nebraska Towns?

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Here are some clues...see if you know the town:

1.   Hardy's sidekick.

2.   Shaquille.

3.   Fighting River.

4.   Brand of soup.

5.  Buffalo Bill.

6.   1492 sailor.

7.   J.R.

8.   Automobile - leg joint.

9. A very holy Mr. Ed.

10.   Sobbing rain.

(Answers at the bottom of this newsletter!)







NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, will meet in a publicly convened session on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at the Village Library, 770 G Street, Unadilla, Nebraska. The agenda of subjects to be considered at said meeting is kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the Village Office.

  1. 1 & 6 Year Plan Resolution

Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. Any persons needing special accommodations should contact the Village Office at least five days prior to the meeting date.


                                                            Corinne K. Zahn, Village Clerk

I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted by me in the three following public places within the Village: Countryside Bank, Post Office, and Community Center message board on 2-01-2016, posted on www.UnadillaNebraska.com on 2-3-2016, and published in the Syracuse Journal-Democrat on 1-28-16.


                                                            Corinne K. Zahn, Village Clerk









            Notice is hereby given that a Six Year Road and Street Plan for the Village of Unadilla, Nebraska, as required by NEB. REV. STAT. Sec. 39-2119 et seq. R.R.S. has been recommended for approval by the Chairman and Village Board of Trustees, and that a Public Hearing be held on said Six Year Road and Street Plan on the 10th day of February, 2016, beginning at 7:30 pm at the Library in the Unadilla Community Center, at which time objection to or recommendations for said Plan will be heard.

I certify that this notice was posted by me in the following three places on 2-01-16:

            Community Center Message Board

            Countryside Bank

            United States Post Office

And published in the Syracuse Journal Democrat on January 28, 2016, and on UnadillaNebraska.com on 2-3-16.


                                                         Corinne K. Zahn, Village Clerk-Treasurer






2-3   Jean Lucas, Cassie Royal

2-5   Jason Isaacs

2-6   Keith & Sandi Kimbell (30th)

2-8   Nyle Bartling



1916 sadirons

Prof. A.W. Morris, principal of the Unadilla Schools, died

of pneumonia. He was taken to Ashland for burial. "Maylon

Kline finished filling his big ice house so the people of Unadilla

will be assured of a supply next summer." Charles Stilwell 

paid $100 for David Everest's driving mare. The high

temperature in January 1916 was 55, and the low was -21.

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The Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, Nebraska will be hosting a special "Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddling Camp", for fiddlers, violists, mandolinists, guitarists, and ukulele players. Music from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales will be featured.  The sessions will be led by championship fiddler and author, Deborah Greenblatt.  Each participant will receive a copy of Deborah's latest publication, the Celtic Fiddler's Song Book.

The camp will be on Wednesday, March 9  - Friday, March 11, from 9 AM to 1 PM.  You can sign up for 1 day, or 2 days, or all 3 days.

On Wednesday, participants will be mostly reading tunes, using sheet music in standard notation.  We'll be learning melodies, harmonies, and chords.  You will be improving your sight reading, and experiencing fiddling fun.

On Thursday, we will be mostly playing tunes by ear, so feel free to bring your recording gadgets.  Sheet music versions of the tunes will be provided for you by the end of the day, just in case your ears need the help.

On Friday, we will be mostly jamming, modulating, singing, dancing, experimenting, sharing, and playing fiddle related instruments.

One day:                $60.00
Two days:               $110.00 ($55 per day)
Three days:     $150.00 fee for 3 days. ($50 per day)

For more information, and to register, click on the following link:


Enrollment for the "Schoolhouse Celtic Fiddling Camp" is limited. E-mail Deborah This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.


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4-16   Spring/Red-White Game 

9-3   Fresno State @NE

9-10   Wyoming @NE 

9-17   Oregon @NE

9-24   Northwestern @Evanston

10-1   Illinois @NE

10-15   Indiana @Bloomington

10-22   Purdue @NE

10-29   Wisconsin @Madison

11-5   Ohio State @Columbus

11-12   Minnesota @NE

11-19   Maryland @NE

11-25   Iowa @Iowa City


Quiz Answers:


2. O'Neill

3. Battle Creek

4. Campbell

5. Cody

6. Columbus

7. Ewing

8. Kearney

9.St. Edward

10. Weeping Water


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Have a GREAT week!