City Closes Parks, Recreation Areas 

The following release was recently issued by the City of Ord:

   The health and safety of our citizens is our top priority. Based on health concerns regarding COVID-19, the City of Ord is working to reduce the spread of the coronavirus to our citizens. Therefore, the City of Ord will be closing our parks including playground equipment, baseball/ softball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, campgrounds and restrooms effective April 6, until further notice. The City of Ord will continue to keep open the hike/bike trail and Auble’s Pond for fishing, which provide adequate room for proper physical distancing for the health and safety of the public.

   Take precautions recommended by the CDC, including social distancing, even in outdoor spaces. Any person who is sick, has a fever of 100.4 degrees or higher, or has been exposed to sick individuals, should remain at home.

  The public is also asked to use thoughtful consideration regarding your public attendance and group interactions.

Cancellations and Postponements

   The North Loup Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt that was scheduled for April 10 in North Loup has been canceled. 

   The annual Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by the Ord Volunteer Fire Department and sponsored by area businesses, has been canceled for this year.

   The Fun Night Fundraiser, sponsored by the Ord VFW and American Legion, has been postponed until further notice.     

   St. Mary’s School Kindergarten Round-Up is postponed until a later date. Please call 308-728-5389 and leave a message to register your child.


   Ord High School Alumni Notice There will be no OHS Alumni meeting in April. Look for notices of a possible May meeting in The Ord Quiz, as at this meeting, the decision to have the reunion will be made.

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