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Doris Lordemann

December 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Doris M. Lordemann

1947 - 2010

Funeral services for Doris Mae Lordemann were held on November 22, 2010 in Omaha, Nebraska. Doris passed away November 18 at the age of 63.

Doris was proceeded in death by her mother, Helen Lee, and her husband, Mark Lordemann.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cris and Jim McMahon; grandchildren Caitlyn and Collin; brother Thomas (Debra) Bleach; sister Claudia (Alan) Orr and many loving relatives and friends. Surviving relatives include Mark’s sisters, Phyllis (Bill) Camp and Rose (Dennis) Wiehn of Elgin.

Harold A. Anderson

December 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Harold A. Anderson

1934 - 2010

Harold A. Anderson  “Andy” or “Bud” of Bellevue was born on October 4, 1934 and passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2010.

He worked at Vickers Hydralics for 13 years and owned a shoe repair shop in Bellevue.

During his time in Elgin he assumed ownership of Harold’s Shoe Service when his father retired. Anderson was a member of the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department and the Elgin Chamber of Commerce.

Survivors are wife, Joyce; children, Lisa & husband Steve Roers, Sioux Falls, SD LCDR (Ret.) Tim & wife Ruth Anderson, Jacksonville, FL; Mary Schroeter, Littleton, CO; Lt Col Steve & wife Brandy Anderson, Ft. Mead, MA; Brother, Jack Anderson, New Orleans, LA; sisters, LeeAnn & husband Don Skillstad, Elgin, NE; Sally & husband Ron Schindler, Omaha; 9 grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 15 (today) from 5-7 p.m. with Vigil service at 7 p.m. at Bellevue Memorial Chapel in Bellevue.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 17, 2010 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE with Rev. Martin Beckman and Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 229 and VFW Post 5816 of Elgin, NE. Visitation will be 4:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin. Visitation will resume Friday morning at 9:00 a.m. at the church. Memorials may be directed to Sienna Francis House or your favorite charity.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com

Josie and Rylie Larson

December 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Aaron and Nikki Larson of Neligh, are the parents of twin daughters, Josie Renee & Rylie Jade, born Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at Womens Methodist Hospital, Omaha.  Josie weighed 2 pounds 3 ounces and was 14 1/2 inches long, Rylie weighed 2 pounds 4 ounces and was 13 inches long.  Grandparents are Tim and Helen Larson of Ewing & Richard and Laurie Josefiak of Rozel, Kansas.

District #18 School Board Approves Audit

December 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The District #18 Board of Education met Thursday night for their regular meeting.

The board acted on three items during the course of the meeting. They were:

1) Board members approved the district audit report. Board members were provided with a copy of the audit report last month. It was prepared by Michael Pommer.

2) A contract for Superintendent Steve Dennis was approved.

3) Approval was given for a technology purchase totalling around $6,000. Included in the purchase were two laptops and four desktop computers for the ag classroom.

Prairie Breeze Wind Center Update

December 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Efforts continue to move forward on developing a wind farm in southern Antelope County extending into Boone County.

Mark Jacobson, director of business development for Invenergy LLC, last week provided an update on the status of the project.

“A combination of favorable factors encouraged our interest in developing the Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Center in Antelope and Boone Counties: the strength of the wind resource, strong community backing, and transmission lines with available capacity.

“We appreciate the support of area residents, business and community leaders, and local and state officials. We also want to acknowledge the commitment of participating local landowners – who not only provided letters of support to the Nebraska Power Review Board, but also took time during harvest to drive several hours and testify in person about their enthusiasm for the project.

“We’re also pleased that the Nebraska Power Review Board recently issued a Conditional Approval for Prairie Breeze.  This means the project has been approved as a Certified Renewable Export Facility, the first under Nebraska’s new Wind Energy Export law (LB 1048).  The statute is designed to help Nebraska – rated by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) as having the nation’s 4th greatest wind energy development potential – develop its clean energy economy and provide significant economic benefits to Nebraskans.

“The Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Center will be a 200 MW project, interconnecting with the Nebraska Public Power District’s (NPPD) 230 kV transmission line.  A projected date of construction has not been set.

“Invenergy looks forward to providing a new supply of clean, renewable energy, and to working with our host community and contributing to its economic development.  The project will provide jobs, as well as substantial yearly tax revenue.  And through landowner payments, the project will help preserve and protect prime, valuable farmland for future generations.”

See ya there!

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