Weeping Water Nebraska


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Thank you to Keckler Oil for their donation to the summer ball program!


Don't forget that pet licenses are due today!

Any person who owns, possesses, keeps, harbors, or has charge, custody, or control of an animal or permits an animal to habitually remain or be lodged or fed within his or her house, store, building, enclosure, yard, lot, grounds, or premises must license that animal.

Please stop by the city office to get your pet license.  Office hours are 8am-4pm


Weeping Water Community Wide Garage Sales will take place this weekend, May 3-5, 2013.  If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Hohn @ 402-267-4685.  

A big thank you to Lisa for organizing the community garage sales again this year.


Ballots are out for the Weeping Water Public School Bond.  Please be sure to send your ballot in.  Every vote counts.

A facebook page has been made for the school bond:


Weeping Water School Bond Issue 2013 - Facts and Figures


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Graduation is May 11, 2013 at 1pm in the school gym


The Pre-K children had fun at the library, Monday, April 29th!

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 Senior Citizen Meals at the Community Center

101 W Eldora Ave Suite 3

start serving at 11am

Contact Ruth Vogt at 402-267-5303 to reserve a meal

or schedule a delivery

Upcoming Menu - subject to change

May 1, 2013

liver & onions

mash potatoes

buttered peas



May 3, 2013

swiss steak

mash potatoes


cottage cheese

banana bars

May 6, 2013


come join us for an afternoon of fun

May 8, 2013


green beans

lettuce salad

garlic sticks

applesauce bars


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Paul was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called Olfactory Neuroblastoma.  He has already undergone craniotomy surgery in March and will now have to go through several weeks of radiation.

Benefit will be held at

Ashland American Legion

1541 Silver Street

Ashland, NE  68003

On Saturday, May 4th


Silent auction 2:00-5:00pm

For more information about donating to the silent auction contact

Kathy at 402-429-4601


Chili Cook-Off 5:00-7:00pm

Anyone interested in participating in the Chili Cook-Off please contact

Amy at 402-297-5639

Raffle Drawings will be held throughout the night!

Live Music! 7pm-Midnight


Wild Willys



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On Saturday, May 25, at 10am, there will be a FREE fiddle workshop at the National Homestead Monument in Beatrice, Nebraska.  The workshop will be led by championship fiddler and fiddle book author, Deborah Greenblatt.  Deborah was the first woman to win the Nebraska State Fiddle Championship, and the first woman to win the Mid-America Fiddle Championship.  She is a Master Artist with the Nebraska Arts Council, and performs residencies in the schools through the Nebraska Arts Council's Artist-in-the-Schools Program.  This workshop is part of a full day of fun and free activities, including the Monumental Fiddling championships.  for more information, contact Deborah by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 2013 Monumental Fiddling Championships will be held at the Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska on Saturday, May 25.  Registration opens at 10am, and the contests start at noon.


The Junior Division is for folks who have fiddled less than 5 years.  Each fiddler will play 2 tunes.

The Senior Division is for folks who have fiddled 5 years or more.  Each fiddler will play 3 tunes...a hoedown, a waltz, and a tune of choice.

The Legends Division is for folks who have won first place in the Senior Division in previous years.  Each fiddler will play 3 tunes...a hoedown, a waltz, and a tune of choice.

-a Hoedown (upbeat danceable tune in two or four)

-a Waltz (danceable tune in three)

-a Tune of Choice (other than a hoedown or waltz, such as jigs, polkas, rags, blues, etc)

All contest tunes must have been in existence when the Homestead National Monument was established in 1936.

Contestants may play with one or two backup acoustic musicians, neither to be playing melody.  A backup guitartist is available for fiddlers who need one.

Contestants will be judged on pitch, tone, rhythm, and presentation (showmanship, interpretation, flair, creativity, charisma, adherence to the rules, etc).

Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in the Junior, Senior, and Legends Divisions.

First place winners in the Junior and Senior Divisions will be able to choose either the prize money or a new fiddle.

For more information, contact Ranger Sue at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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 4th cinco

Garden Plants and Hanging Baskets now available at 4th Street Market!

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