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2013 Homestead Days Pictures & Results



Homestead Days®

 June 9 - 16


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Homestead National Monument of America                           Main Street Beatrice




Beatrice Public Library                                                       Gage County Historical Society



We sold 199 of the 250 availalbe tickets.


The Drawing was on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 6pm for the 50” Viper Residential Riding Lawnmower @ Chautauqua Park


and the Winner is ...

Mary Nelson from Hastings, Ne.


                     2013 Homestead Days Grand Marshall



                               Arnold "Arnie" Behrens


                            Kids Adventure Race Results


                                          Male                               Female

7-8 Devision            

1st Place                       Charlie Quaintance          Erica Schroeder  

2nd Place                      Jacob Kodad                   Ava Rosenthal

3rd Place                      Caden Clapper               



9-10 Devision

1st Place                       Jimmy Quaintance          Andie Koch

2nd Place                      Drew Arnold                   Erica Moser

3rd Place                       Mason Kodad                 Campbell Turner


11-12 Devision

1st Place                        Colling Hartig

                Pitchin' Pairs Horseshoe Tournament Results

1st Place               Jeff McDaniel & Jason Ulrich

2nd Place              Randy Garrison & Ray Buss

3rd Place               Mark "Bones" Lewien & Aaron Campbell


                                      Homestead Days Parade Winners


                                     Overall Parade Float          

                                        East Court Caseys   


Themed Parade Float                           Non-Themed Parade Float

 Cornerstone Lutheran Church                                         Dean Thornburg, Conestoga Party


Theme-Business                                                          Theme-General  

    Homestead House                                                             Community Possibilities


Theme-Youth                                                              Antique/Classic Cars

Cheer & Dance Express                                                         Rolling Wheels Antique Club


  Tractor                                                                 Horse

Delwyn Sugden                                                                      4-H Homestead Riding Club



Mead Lumber

                                         2 Mile/10 K Run/Walk



Men's 1st Place: Isiah Friesen (38:54)                   Women's 1st Place: Mary Jantz (49:53)


2 Mile


Men's 1st Place: Brian Harrifeld (13:46)                 Women's 1st Place: Kailey Weichel (14:27)



                                                       Fun Photos!

                                    For more photos, click here!


Mud Volleyball Tournament           Blair Smith               Little Tuggers Tractor Pull



                         Teen Night                                           Family Fun Night



      Bicycle Renezvous                     Fishing is Fun                Ice Cream Social & Polka



Congratulations Tanner Boesiger, our 2013 Homestead Days® T-Shirt logo contest winner! 




Click here for press release about the winning design.



            Thank you to our 2013 Homestead Days Sponsors!









Ashley Furniture Home Store                                      H & H Distributing

Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center                KFC

Beatrice Daily Sun                                                    KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1

Blue Valley Door                                                       KUTT 99.5 FM

Celerion                                                                  KWBE 1450 AM

Diode Technologies                                                   Leo’s Jewelry

First National Bank                                                    The Medicine Shoppe

Gage County MAPS Coalition                                       NEAPCO

Good Samaritan Society-Samaritan Springs                    Pinnacle Bank

Great Western Bank                                                   Risky’s II Sports Bar & Grill

Leigh F. Coffin, Jane M. Coffin & Leigh M. Coffin Foundation


           Agrium    Beatrice Ford Lincoln    EyeCare Specialties    Southwick Chiropractic


Beatrice Family Chiropractic, PC         Echo Electric                                  Mosaic         

Beatrice Heartland Foods                  Homestead House                         Nancy S. Gerdes, CPA, PC

Beatrice Optimist Club                      Homestead Land Company            Oakview Veterinary Clinic

Beatrice Rotary Club                         Joseph’s College                           Oasis Staffing              

Beatrice Sertoma Club                      The Kensington                             PEO Home

Black Hills Energy                             Lillian L Fritch Insurance Inc.           Volkswind USA, INC

Blossom Khardt                                Lottman Excavating                       Wells Fargo Advisors

Carriage Motors                                Midwest Livestock                         Southeast Community College



          Blackburn Technologies     Bear Creek Gifts     Carsten’s Café     Dawg’s Sport Specialties 

                       House of Bottles     Jacot Chiropractic Clinic     Meyer & Associates  

          Midwest Regional Agency-Michelle Manes Insurance     Orange Bowl     Plaza Ridge Dental

           Professional Barber Stylists     Schulz & Associates PC     State Farm Insurance-Ed Easley

















































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