Ceremonial book brigade on Jan. 13 starts move to new building
(Updated on Jan. 17: The opening date for the library has been changed due to updated information.) Sixteen months after an official groundbreaking, Crete Public Library staff will close the old library on East 13th . . .
Community invited to participate as two books pass from old to new buildings
In a symbolic gesture to commemorate moving from the old library to the new facility, the community will participate in a Book Brigade on Jan. 13 at 2 p.m., when the old library will be closed. Crete High School National Honor Society . . .
The Crete Youth in Governance team recognized a number of City of Crete staff and first responders at the regular council meeting on Tuesday for their response during March flooding . When rising river levels impacted streets, . . .
City officials are considering a renewal of services with the The Garbage Company, or pursuing other options for garbage and recycling collection in Crete. The Garbage Company has been the city's contracted garbage hauler for about 15 . . .
Registration is open until Friday, Dec. 20 for Crete Recreation's Youth Basketball program. This program introduces the fundamentals of basketball to kids in grades 3-6. Each week, new skills are taught and practiced with . . .
Notice for Monday, Oct. 28: Boswell Ave between 20th Street and Valleyview Drive will be closed to all traffic for water and sewer work, weather permitting. The Water Department plans to have the street open to at least one-lane . . .
City Water Department employees will flush fire hydrants and water mains on the dates and at locations below from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting. Monday, Oct. 21: The portion of Crete south of the Burlington . . .
City leases spaces in 12th & Norman parking lot to downtown residents
The City of Crete will lease parking spots in the new lot at 12th and Norman Ave. to residents who live downtown. This project has been in the works for several years in order to solve issues related to overtime parking by . . .
Travis Sears returns to the City Council , joined by Kyle Frans , as Mayor Dave Bauer’s appointments to fill two vacancies approved by current council members at the regular meeting on Sept. 3. Sears fills a Ward I . . .
Grab a lawn chair and your favorite picnic dish to enjoy in beautiful City Park with friends and neighbors at a community potluck on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 2-4 p.m. as The City of Crete joins with hundreds of communities to celebrate . . .
The absence of two dedicated public servants in City of Crete Mayor Roger Foster and City Council Member Chuck Vyhnalek, who died July 31 and Aug. 3, respectively, is keenly felt within city departments. During this time city officials are . . .
Last day of the season at Wildwood Pool
Crete Parks & Recreation is proud to offer a swim day for the canines of the Crete community on the last day of the pool season on Sunday, Aug. 11. Help your furry loved one beat the dog days of summer by enjoying a swim at . . .
People building a stronger community
The City of Crete will join communities across America celebrating National Night Out. This annual event promotes police-community partnerships and brings people together building stronger, safer, and more caring places to . . .
The City Street Department has closed the 4th Street and Boswell intersection for reconstruction work by an outside contractor. Work is projected to take 3-4 weeks and the area is expected to be open by the start of school in . . .
Residents eligible through partnership with city's wholesale electric power supplier
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The City of Crete, in partnership with its wholesale electric power supplier, the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska, is offering four energy efficiency programs with the goal of saving local utility customers . . .
A public meeting on USDA housing opportunities was held on Tuesday, June 18 at City Hall in Crete to learn about Rural Development Housing Programs. This meeting offered information to families interested in living in . . .
The U.S. Census Bureau will conduct the Census in 2020 . Most households will not receive census materials and questionnaires until mid-March of 2020 and have the option to respond by filling out the form, responding online, or by . . .
Transfer Station has busy Saturday; cleanup activities wind down
As part of the City of Crete's Spring Cleanup, members of the Crete Volunteer Fire Department washed down Main Ave. on Sunday morning (May 5), bringing back a traditional department acitivity as well as kicking off a downtown . . .
Applications accepted until June 1
Historic flooding on the Big Blue River near Crete affected a number of areas on the west edge of town, including the Crete Community Garden, but with little damage sustained and by limiting certain practices the garden will be up and . . .
The following are online links for local, state and national information sources, agencies and organizations regarding flood cleanup. Nebraska Emergency Management Agency: Returning Home: Muck Cleanup . . .
Notice to owners/occupants of properties in the areas of Crete affected by flood waters: No work can be done on properties until they have been assessed by the City Building Inspector. Valid permits must be obtained for any work begin. . . .
New area provides place for funeral urns
Riverside Cemetery's late 1800s New England inspiration is evident in the shaded paths, original limestone retaining walls, and the greenery in Tuxedo Park on its eastern border, while the recent columbarium addition looks out to . . .