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    Reward Being Offered For Information On Arson Fires

    Person or persons responsible for four arson fires several weeks ago are still being sought. A $1,ooo reward leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the fires continues to be offered through the Antelope County Sheriff’s Department. Anyone with information... [Read more...]

    Elgin Veterans’ Day Program Moved To November 9

    Meeting last week, the District #18 Board of Education approved a change for the community’s Veterans’ Day Program to be held next month. Anticipating that the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack volleyball team may be one of eight teams from across the state playing in the D-1... [Read more...]

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    Local News

    Pumpkins To Fly Sunday At Petersburg

    Farm land just east of Petersburg will be the site of the 13th annual Punkin’ Chunkin’™ competition on Sunday, Oct. 30. The free event is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and is dependent on weather, harvest and/or field conditions. If postponed, the... [Read more...]

    October 26, 2016 | Comments Off

    Elgin Merchants To Offer Treats On Halloween

    Halloween 2016 falls on a Monday this year, a very busy Monday. Elgin Public-Pope John will begin sub-district volleyball play that night. Pairings will be announced Thursday and will be posted online. Because of that, trick-or-treaters may have to visit... [Read more...]

    October 26, 2016 | Comments Off

    Warriors Remain Unbeaten With Win Over Wolfpack

    NELIGH — A 65-yard touchdown run by Hunter Reestman averted a shutout in the final game of the season for the Wolfpack. Reestman’s touchdown, with eight seconds left in the game, made the final score Neligh-Oakdale 47, Wolfpack 6. The game, played... [Read more...]

    October 26, 2016 | Comments Off


    Henry Lodge

    Ryan and Abby Lodge of Elgin are the proud parents of a new baby boy, Henry Martin, born August 25, at Faith Regional Hospital in Norfolk. Henry weighed  8 pounds 11 ounces and was 21 inches long. He is welcomed by big brothers James and Harrison. Grandparents... [Read more...]

    September 29, 2016 | Comments Off

    Local Sports

    North Central Upsets EPPJ At NVC Semi’s

    STUART — Two teams stepped on the floor Tuesday night seeking a conference championship. One team advanced. Elgin Public-Pope John suffered just their second loss of the season, this time to North Central in the semi-final round of the tournament. The... [Read more...]

    October 26, 2016 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Win NVC Tourney Opener Over Cyclones

    ELGIN — Seeking to win the NVC Conference Tournament this week, Elgin Public-Pope John started their march with a sweep of Clearwater/Orchard Monday night. Playing on their home court, the once-beaten Wolfpack defeated the Cyclones 25-10, 25-20 and... [Read more...]

    October 26, 2016 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Cap Regular Season With Victory At Burwell

    BURWELL — It’s as simple as one-two-three. Elgin Public-Pope John defeated host Burwell Tuesday night, sweeping three games by the scores of 25-18, 26-24 and 25-18. “We had to fight through a tough, scrappy Burwell team,” Coach Tina Thiele-Blecher... [Read more...]

    October 26, 2016 | Comments Off


    Ralph Lawson

    Ralph D. Lawson, 89, of Grand Island passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society in Grand Island. Celebration of Life services will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Peace Lutheran Church in the Sanctuary. Visitation... [Read more...]

    October 26, 2016 | Comments Off