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Welcome to Howells' home page! We are a town of 640 people located in northern Colfax County, Nebraska. We invite you to explore the many opportunities available in our community.  

HOWELLS-DODGE Consolidated School
TAKES STATE IN "D1" BASKETBALL

2013

HOWELLS "D1" EIGHT MAN FOOTBALL
TAKES STATE IN "D1" FOOTBALL 
2000,  2001,  2002,
  2003,  2004,  2005, 2008, 2009

HOWELLS "D" WRESTLING TEAM TAKES STATE IN 2009
Bryan Mejstrik was a first four-time champion from Howells in 2009.
Bryan pictured on right.
HOWELLS "D" WRESTLING TEAM TAKES STATE IN 2008 HOWELLS "D" WRESTLING TEAM TAKES STATE IN 2007
HOWELLS "D1" WRESTLING TEAM TAKE STATE IN 2004

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POWERLIFTING  GOLD-MEDAL WINNER
Bill Sindelar in 2011

Bill Sindelar of rural Howells, feedlot owner and manager discovered powerlifting several years ago and in 2011 won his first gold medal at the IPF World Masters Powerlifting Championships in Ontario, Canada. Now about 245 pounds with broad shoulders and a thick chest, Sindelar had the best overall total in the squat, bench press and dead lift. He set American age-group records (Bill is 60) in the deadlift (568 pounds) and for his total (1,554 pounds). He lifted 556 pounds in the squat and benched 430 pounds.  
HOWELLS native qualifies for the USA world team and international competition.

BRAD VERING, home town boy raised in Howells, Nebraska.  Brad is the 2004 & 2008 Summer Olympian for USA in Greco Roman Wrestling.   Competes at 84kg or 185 pounds.  Biography of Brad Vering.://www.themat.com
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COME HELP US CELEBRATE!

March 5, 2015 Youth Wrestling Tournament at Howells Public School Gym, sponsored by the Highway 15 & 91 Young Farmers (1st Sunday of March)

March 16, 2014

Catholic School's Fun Fest held at Howells Ballroom.        

March 22-23, 2014

Howells Men's Alumni Basketball held at the Howells Public School Gym.  Contact Joe Sindelar for details      ( 402) 986-1673.

April 5, 2014

Howells Volunteer Fire/Rescue Steak Fry held at Howells Ballroom.

May 26, 2014

Memorial Day Services at 10 a.m. with an American Legion Luncheon following.

June 7, 2014

Howells High Alumni Banquet at Howells High School at 6:30 p.m. Contact Sharon Burenheide  (402) 986-1279.  email: sburenheidenvs@yahoo.com

      August 2, 2014

Knights of Columbus antique tractor pull (3PM), horseshoe tournament, and pork barbecue. Children's tractor pull held also.
Sept 6, 2014 Howells Rib Fest/UNL Football on Big Screen TV at Howells Ballroom.

October 18, 2014

Large craft show held at Howells Ballroom.
Oct 18,19,24,25,26
Halloween Night 31 & Nov 1
Haunted House and Blue Moon Back Forty; questions call 402-270-0512
For details click here

October 19, 2014

American Legion Turkey Supper at Howells American Legion Hall.


Dances at the Howells Ballroom on some weekends. 
Phone (402) 986-1757
or 649-0369 for details. 
E-mail: Rhondabartling@yahoo.com 


For more information about the many activities in Howells, please contact:

Dawn Gall
VILLAGE CLERK
CITY OF HOWELLS

128 N 3rd Street
US Mail: P.O. Box 351
Howells, NE 68641

Voice Phone:

(402) 986-1666 (M-TH, 7:30am-5pm & FRI AM)

Fax:

(402) 986-1058 (closed over noon hour)

E-mail:

hoclk@megavision.com

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Last Updated March 26, 2014

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