Johnson Lake Home on the Web -- Welcome and Handy Links for Info

Hi-lites-
For Sale, {PROPERTY SOLD}TRAILER NOW FOR SALE Check here:   TRAILER for Sale    

Electric Golf Cart FOR SALE:  GOLF CART

For a clarification on when SID charges will end, click on SID#1 News & Info on the left...
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Inlet HideAway has re-opened...click link on left for more information
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Pat Berggren of Mallard Beach & Broken Bow re-appointed to NG&PC. CLICK FOR STORY
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JOHN WIGHTMAN, 78, 1938-2017 
LEXINGTON – Long time public servant John Wightman of Lexington died on Thursday at the age of 78 after being transported to a local hospital.

Wightman attended Kearney State College, taught for one year in Dannenbrog then earned a law degree at UNL. He opened law offices in Lexington and Gothenburg

Wightman got involved in politics 1974 when he began his first term as a city councilman in Lexington. He served one term before going back to the same office in 1984 until 2000. During that time he served as Lexington’s mayor from 1992-1995.

In 2006 Wightman defeated Dick Pierce to win a seat in the Nebraska Legislature representing the state’s 36th district. He served two terms, he was unable to run for re-election in 2014 because of term limits.  Click for full Obituary

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A GREAT SUCCESS, OVER $600,000 WAS RAISED IN ALL FUNDS/AREAS -- Today is the day, Nov. 10th!! Remember the local Johnson Lake activities, events and organizations: EMS, CARP FUND, FIREWORKS DISPLAY, JLAKE HIKE/BIKE TRAIL, JLAKE STATE RECREATION AREA (SRA), JLDI, ART & WINE FESTIVAL, JLAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, ELWOOD & LEX VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPTS, and your favorite Lexington sites.  Just click on the Give Big Lex picture to go to the total Razoo donation site or this link to the Johnson Lake Trail site: Jlake Trail Story & Donation Link


The Lexington Community Foundation exists to encourage and strengthen
 philanthropy in order to provide a permanent source of funding for opportunities to improve the quality of life, strengthen the sense of community, benefit future generations in…
LEXFOUNDATION.ORG
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Former J-laker, Heather Heinemann named Genera
l Manager of Lex Clipper-Herald:  Story Here

   
BillBarrett
 
 LINCOLN — Bill Barrett, who served 10 years in the U.S. Congress and 12 in the Nebraska Legislature, was remembered Wednesday as a politician who preferred consensus and collegiality over partisan bickering and conflict.   Barrett, a Republican Party activist, died Tuesday night in his hometown of Lexington, Nebraska. He was 87.   Funeral services are pending. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced that U.S. and Nebraska flags will be flown at half-staff Sept. 28 in honor of Barrett.   Read more about Bill Barrett here:  World Herald Story





J-laker & Kearney Man, Ryan Johnson, Killed in Fatal Johnson Lake Accident:  Fatal Accident

Help keep J-lake clean, see article here: https://sites.google.com/site/jlakeorg/jlake-events

The 2016 CARP REMOVAL planned for June has been cancelled due to contractor scheduling problems and being too late in the Season.  For additional information or to make a donation to the CARP FUND which will be used at a later date, please contact Norm Hoveling at 308-785-3257. Funds will continue to be on deposit with the Lexington Community Foundation.
carp
It's going to be summer, really it is; check out lake events:  J-lake Events

Check out the new Summer Hours for J-lakes local eateries, link on the left

Upcoming Boater & Jet-ski Safety Classes:  Click for more Info & Schedule

Commissioner Berggren (Lynn) dies while hunting, read more here and view the pictures...    

 SID OPERATOR MAINTENANCE POSITION FILLED, SID BOARD WELCOMES 

TRAVIS STITHEM--Click here to read about the SID's new Operator:  Welcome Travis!!

 ALCOHOL USE NOW PERMITTED ON JOHNSON LAKE!!  Read more here:   Central allows alcohol

Information regarding your SID billings and tax levy can be found here:  Billing Info

Annual Assessment payments must be made before August 12th annually, 
for more info and details check here:  SID Payment Info

Free WiFi is now available at the following lake locations:  MEDO'
S RESORT,  

Portside Express (Ampride "C" store), LakeShore Marina, and the SID Bldg.

{Blue SID Bldg at 42738 Rd 748 (road south of the golf course, then west) -- Free WiFi!}


  

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ohnson Lake, NE   CHECK ON THE LEFT FOR LATEST UPDATES!!  NEW DUMP PERMITS  WERE GIVEN TO THE AREA JLDI DIRECTORS TO DISTRIBUTE. Also, check out all of the links at the bottom of this page!    PLEASE NOTE:   ALL OPEN FIRES ARE BANNED IN GOSPER CO. & AT JOHNSON LAKE     UNLESS YOU ARE ISSUED A PERMIT...   

    Welcome to the new home for the Johnson Lake community website
.  This move was necessary because MSN no longer is providing community websites and unfortunately, their suggested hosts could not accept and  transfer all of the information contained  on the old site.  So, we will be beginning from scratch so to speak.  Feel free  to sign in and post to the existing messages; or create a new thread or chain of messages.  Or, simply email me  what you would like posted and I'll try to get it up asap.  mailto:webmaster@jlake.org
To design your own J-lake personal T-shirts,      
 mugs, accessories and other gift items; visit
our on-line "J-Lake Custom's" shop: 
 
Please check the  Navigation Links
or Recent site activity links  on the left for the latest posting in your area of interest. 
OR, Click View All at the very bottom on the leftto view a listing of either the most recent posts or all posts to the site. 
 
Again, we ask that you keep the  post to items of  interest to the Johnson Lake  community and "no adult only" content please, as this site is open for viewing by all.  We can not  be responsible for the content posted; although we do request your cooperation, which is most appreciated.
Thanks for your support and interestLarryO  ( mailto:webmaster@jlake.org ) [ FAX  720-262-7757 ]           
 
BuffaloWatch Area Weather Alerts:   https://www.buffalowatch.net/latest.php           
       
ALSO, GET THE MOBILE APP FOR YOUR PHONE, WHICH FOLLOWS YOU WHEN YOU
ARE TRAVELING FROM THE GOOGLE PLAY STORE:  https://play.google.com/store

Interactive Tornado Warning Map:  http://www.wunderground.com/tornado/?src=fb&MR=1

                                                                                                               
Our thanks to John Higgins for the local Johnson Lake - Mallard Beach South Bay weather station:


CLICK >>>HERE<<< FOR A JOHNSON LAKE FORECAST
              
 Click the following link that follows for a  larger map  of the lake: http://www.johnsonlake.org/images/map/JLmap900px.jpg  showing the neighborhood names; and be sure to check the large lake map display located at Drive 26 when visiting the lake and then the address boards at the
entrance to each of the area neighborhood drives for the location of the people that you want to visit!     Thanks to JLDI and the Girl Scouts Gold Project for creating the large Map display at Drive 26  and the Chamber for posting the map on their site; just click the link above to view it!  

VISIT THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBSITE:  http://johnsonlake.org

or, VISIT JOHNSON LAKES DEVELOPMENT (JLDI) -- THE LAKE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION'S SITE: JLDI.ORG

 
JOHNSON LAKE AND NATIONWIDE HIKE & BIKE TRAILSCLICK HERE FOR TRAIL INFO
GO TO THE HOME PAGE ON THE ABOVE SITE TO SEARCH FOR NATIONWIDE TRAILS AND RELATED INFO

JOHNSON LAKE -- NEBRASKA GAME & PARKS STATE RECREATION AREA MAP

Just click:   http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/places/campmaps/maps/johnsonlake.pdf

JOHNSON LAKE STATE RECREATION AREA -- NG&PC ON-LINE INFO AND RESERVATION

http://nebraskastateparks.reserveamerica.com/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NE&parkId=230094


TO CHECK ON JOHNSON LAKE'S ELEVATION LEVELS; CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK:

http://cnppid.com/Assets/Johnson_One-Month_Elevation.jpg

FOR CNPPID RESERVOIR ELEVATION AND RIVER FLOW DATE, CLICK:

http://cnppid.com/Elevation_Flows2.htm

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY -- BEACH SAMPLING 

2015 RESULTS FOR J-LAKE NG&PC SWIM BEACH:


2014 RESULTS FOR J-LAKE NG&PC SWIM BEACH:


2013 RESULTS FOR J-LAKE NG&PC SWIM BEACH:


2011 RESULTS FOR J-LAKE NG&PC SWIM BEACH:
 
 
2010 RESULTS FOR J-LAKE NG&PC SWIM BEACH:   


ALL NEBRASKA LAKES SAMPLED: 



 


US Weather web cameras byweatherunderground:  http://www.wunderground.com/webcams/

U.S. News Retirement Headlines:    http://www.usnews.com/sections/business/retirement
 Terrorism Advisory System (Alerts): http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/ntas.shtm

 
Tri-City Storm Hockey:   http://www.stormhockey.com/

AREA THEATERS

Lexington Majestic Theater:  http://www.lexmajestic.org/

                       Crystal Theatre Show Listings in Arapahoe, NE:  http://www.arapahoe-ne.com/movieshowings.pdf
 
Kearney Cinema 8 & Hilltop 4 Show Listings:  http://www.kearneycinema.com

Gothenburg Sun Theatre:  http://www.suntheatre.org 
 
                                        Hastings Museum Lied Super Screen Theatre:  http://www.hastingsmuseum.org/theatre/showtimes.htm

LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND STATIONS

 Omaha World Herald on-line paper:  http://www.omaha.com
  
Lincoln Journal-Star on-line paper:  http://journalstar.com/   
 
 Tri-City Trib on-line paper:  http://www.tricitytrib.com

Lex Clipper-Herald on-line paper:  http://www.lexch.com    
 
KRVN 880 AM / 93.1 FM Radio on-line:  http://www.krvn.com/
 
THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT GOT OUT AND VOTED; BE SURE TO VOTE IN NOVEMBER!
 
Click this link for application to register to vote:   http://www.sos.state.ne.us/forms/pdf/vr.pdf

For voter registration info, check here:  http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/voter_info.html    or also these sites:

http://www.dmv.org/ne-nebraska/voter-registration.php    or   http://votesmart.org/elections/voter-registration/NE  


 

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