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COVID-19 Situational Update

Many businesses have been able to reopen. While this is good news - please continue to be mindful and practice social distancing when appropriate. Many businesses are requiring patrons to wear masks in store - so make sure to keep one on hand! 

Please visit them and help them recover.
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SVE concerts 2020


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Announcements & Local News


Recycling Symbol - Download the Original Recycle Logo  Union Recycling Trailer

I have recieved multiple questions about the absent recycling trailer - unfortunately I don't know much about the issue, so I reached out to a representative from Keep Cass County Beautiful for some insight. Here is what she was able to share with me -

"I have heard that there was abuse of the trailer program with illegal dumping of many large cardboard boxes and bags of recyclables left on the ground in the lot beside the trailer on more than one occasion. Union has only one maintenance employee who cares for and hauls the recycling to Omaha every 10 days. He does not have time to pick up and breakdown all the materials left irresponsibly along with all the other work to be done. The village chair person has halted the recycling trailer program until they can find a solution. And they are looking at adding recycling services within the village for those willing to pay for it.

So, I don’t know if the trailer will return or not. You could check with Melissa Hansen the Union village clerk for the latest information. Union residents might consider being on the agenda of the next village board meeting to express their concerns and maybe offer their help to supervise the trailer being open on a certain day/time."

It is very unfortunate that the trailer program has been suspended. It is very important that we educate ourselves on how to recycle responsibly! The June KCCB newsletter is attached below. KCCB is a great resource that provides loads of information on how and where to recycle all kinds of things. Their website can be found here -


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Recommendations For a Former Resident?

Recently, a former Union resident reached out to the newsletter asking if there are any historical records, pictures, etc kept anywhere to be viewed if they were to come visit. This person lived in Union in the 1960's. Does anyone have any pictures, articles, etc that they would be willing to share? Anything showing how Union has changed in the past 60 or so years? If so, please send along to - I would love to share with this former resident! 


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List of auctioned vehicles can be found here

 Fleming Family Foundation

The Fleming Family Foundation was established in out Parents name Dean & Jean Fleming both community leaders as well as Professional leaders in their community! They stressed the Importance of moving beyond status quo no matter what one chooses as their profession. We support those those who have high expectations and have proven themselves in the class room and community. Giving back to your profession and your community was a priority for our parents and instilled in their children. The foundation was established in 2007. It is is a 401C3 recognized foundation in Nebraska. We accept donations from individuals and invest those funds. Randy Fleming CAI, NAA is the Chairman of the Board. Donations can be sent to Fleming Family Foundation PO Box 410 Springfield, Ne. 68059.

Here is the Fleming Family Foundation winners for 2020:

Courtney Poessnecker, Ellie Burkinsaw, Garrison Hansen, Hannah Brotsky, Jaegher Ogden, Jocely Hamilton, Lily Fischer, Lindsey Jelinek, Mykenzie Daugherty

FFF winners 2020

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Variety Show

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New - Small Business Survival Kit ( Click Here )

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Zero Hour - Cass Local - Listen Audio

A major goal for the project, was to make small business support as convenient as possible. If you have a small business, you know that job one, is to make your businesses as simple, and convenient as possible to interact with.


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 Food bank 2020


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KCCB Spring Newsletter pg. 1

KCCB Spring Newsletter pg. 2

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