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Union Yankees Youth Baseball Sign-ups
Sunday, Feb. 28th 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Union's ALA Hall


Sign-ups for Union Yankee youth baseball on February 28th at the American Legion Hall in Union from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. We will order uniforms and schedule our first practice then  . . . need everyone in attendance so we can get started! Folow the Union Yankee's Facebook page for more information:

The Democratic Caucus is Saturday, March 5th at the Expo Building at the Cass County Fairgrounds from 10:00 to 12:00.








2016-02-22 4-H Training 


2016-01-20 4-H Enrollment flyer








9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

104 E. HIGH ST.


Proceeds of this event will be used for this year's 4th of July

Fluffy pancakes
Hot sausage gravy and flaky biscuits
Sizzling sausage links
Fruit cup
Juice, Coffee and Tea
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Lofte Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition February 28

Manley, NE [February 15, 2016] -  The Lofte Community Theatre in Manley has announced that it will hold its annual meeting and volunteer recognition event on Sunday, February 28 at 2pm.  2016 marks the 40th season for the theater and this year is being touted as the “Ruby Jubilee.”  

The Board of Directors invites anyone who has volunteered their time (ushers, parkers, actors, set-builders, etc.) made a donation or even attended a show over the years.  This is a family-friendly event and children are welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

Lofte Artistic Director Kevin Colbert says, “The memories of the last forty years are like a tidal wave, so many people, so many stories and so much history.  However, my greatest satisfaction is seeing the family and friends of a performer rush the stage after a show and tell an actor how much they enjoyed a performance.  It’s a feeling of self worth that can last someone a lifetime.”

Lofte Treasurer Ken Patry will present financials.  Ticket Booth Manager, Jean Colbert will give an attendance report.  Elections will be held for board vacancies.  Kevin Colbert will review 2015 and present previews of 2016 and 2017 seasons.  The Lofte will also acknowledge the three most valued volunteers for the past year.


2016-02-17 LOFTE Spirit audition



2016-02-22 LOFTE MissBishop




Bess Streeter Aldrich 135th Birthday Celebration
Sunday, February 21, 2016 – 2 to 5 p.m.
Enjoy complimentary birthday cake and punch
after a guided tour of the author’s historic home.

Bess Streeter Aldrich House
204 East F St., Elmwood

Adults $5, children ages 6-11 $3, free for ages 5 & under




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Irish Music Concert

Greenblatt & Seay's Schoolhouse Performance Series features a concert of Irish music on Sunday, March 13, at 2:30 PM, in the Old Avoca, Nebraska Schoolhouse.   Greenblatt & Seay & Friends will be singing and playing a variety of instruments, including fiddle, pennywhistle, folk harp, guitar, hammered dulcimer, and recorders. Traditional Irish tunes will be featured, along with some Greenblatt & Seay originals inspired by the great Irish traditions.

Greenblatt & Seay have been playing and singing together since the night they met, decades ago.  Their performance on March 13 will include the championship fiddling styles of Deborah Greenblatt, and the fancy whistle-playing of David Seay.

The concert will be downstairs, and  followed by light refreshments, and a chance to chat and even jam with the performers.  Avoca is in southern Cass County, Nebraska, on the 13 C Spur,  one mile south of Highway 34.

Admission is $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students and senior citizens, and $1.00 for children. Seating is limited.For more information, write to  Greenblatt & Seay, The Old Schoolhouse, P.O. Box 671, Avoca, Nebraska, 68307, or call 402-275-3221, or e-mail them at

The historic Old Avoca Schoolhouse was built in 1925, and has been the home of the Schoolhouse Performance Series since 1990.  Music lessons, workshops, fiddle camps, and field trips are offered by Schoolhouse residents, Greenblatt & Seay, and are available by appointment.




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