First Friday of Lent means that crowds flock to the annual St. John the Baptist Fish Fry in Fort Calhoun. The fish fry is a premier community event that draws big crowds from across the Omaha Metro area and far beyond.
Steve Dethlefs drains a basket of hot fried fish.
B J Grove and Jenny Salsbury cook up fries and hush puppies.
Wanda Worsley and Scott Dai serve up plates of fish.
The Fish Friar Mike Conrad sells split the pot tickets.
Fish Friar Mike Conrad and Sue Hershman split tickets for the split the pot drawing.
Roxanne Wieland receives her plate of baked and fried fish.
Some 5th grade students had the opportunity to enjoy the snow and show their creativity on Friday before spring break, Students who were able to keep at least one ICMM ticket were invited to this snow party. ICMM stands for I Can Manage Myself. The students loved their party and created snow dogs, penguins, tunnels, snowmen, forts, castles, planes and even a stegosaurus. Who says kids these days do not know how to go outside and enjoy nature?
Boys build snow forts
Fifth grader blows ice bubbles
Girls build a snow penguin
Girls build a snow dog
A group of Arbor Park fifth grade girls show off their snow dog
A late February snowstorm closed roads and schools in Washington County and across Nebraska last weekend.
Joel Nelson rides his snow mobile through snow drifts on County road 17 Sunday afternoon. Many county roads were impassable Sunday afternoon due to blowing and drifting snow. Snow cleanup in W. County
From left Troy Stanley gives Jordan Lynch a hand opening up Lynche’s driveway Sunday along Grant street.
Paul Haack blows the snow off his driveway in Baronage. Wed snow pix
Brian Matzen removes snow from his sidewalks along Grant Street Sunday. Snow cleanup in W. County
Arlington city crews remove snow piled in the middle of Arlington streets Sunday afternoon.
CJ Heaton cleans removes snow from the Rich Warrick Memorial Park sidewalks along 19th street.
Downtown Blair was all but deserted late Saturday evening due to heavy snow and strong winds
Deerfield kindergarten kids roll down the hill during recess.