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    Salute To Beef 2016 — A Great Cookout Begins With The Right Cut Of Beef Says Meat Guru Dean Schrage

    As Americans re-ignite their passion for grilled burgers and steaks with the start of barbecue season, now is the time to brush up on the steps to delicious and healthy grilling. Who better to offer some tips and advice regarding summer grilling than Dean Schrage, owner of Dean’s... [Read more...]

    Pool Has Special Memories For Staff Members; Opens May 30

    The memories of summer days in the Elgin swimming pool are being shared around town as fundraising continues for the Elgin swimming pool renovation project. Longtime pool manager Sue Vanis and some of her current pool staff talked about what the pool has meant to them over the... [Read more...]

    Story Time Begins June 1 At Library

    By Joyce Sullivan Librarian Story time for 3-6 year olds will start on Wednesday, June 1 at 10 a.m. and last about 45 minutes. There will be a story time each Monday and Wednesday until July 13. On June 2 at 1 p.m. we will have the first activity time. Activity time is for 1-5th... [Read more...]

    Local News

    FSA Says Now’s The Time To File Crop Certifications

    In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Antelope County FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline. The following acreage reporting dates are applicable... [Read more...]

    May 26, 2016 | Comments Off

    Auxiliary Asking For Help With Poppies Friday

    The Elgin American Legion Auxiliary will be taking Poppies to the cemetery north of town on Friday afternoon, May 27. Many hands make light work and the Auxiliary is asking for all volunteers to meet at Brian and Dodi Mack’s garage no later than 4 p.m.... [Read more...]

    May 26, 2016 | Comments Off

    Five Students Earn NSAA Academic All-State Honors

    Five students from two local schools have earned Spring Academic All-State Awards. The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Spring 2015-16 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA)... [Read more...]

    May 19, 2016 | Comments Off


    Hunter Warren

    Chris and Kendra Warren of Columbus are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hunter Eugene.  He was born on April 19 at St. Francis Hospital in Grand Island. Hunter weighed 8 pounds and 4.5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. He joins a big sister... [Read more...]

    May 19, 2016 | Comments Off

    Local Sports

    Schrage Completes Play At Class C State Golf Tournament

    Wolfpack junior Miles Schrage was the lone EPPJ golfer competing this week at the Class C State Golf Tournament. Schrage made his junior year count. Heartbreak endured at the end of his sophomore season was replaced this year by him becoming one of the... [Read more...]

    May 26, 2016 | Comments Off

    Schumacher, Parks To Play For NVC All-Stars Friday Night

    Wolfpack seniors Seth Schumacher and Jenna Parks will join other players from the Niobrara Valley Conference Friday night to take on all-stars from the Mid-Nebraska Athletic Conference. The games will be played at O’Neill St. Mary’s High School on... [Read more...]

    May 26, 2016 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack “Four” Compete At State Track Meet

    OMAHA — Wolfpack athletes competed with the best this weekend at the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships held at Burke Stadium. Sophomore Lydia Behnk and seniors Austin Meis, Dylan Behnk and Ryan Pelster competed against the best athletes... [Read more...]

    May 26, 2016 | Comments Off


    Mikaela K. Moser

    Mikaela K. Moser 1995 — 2016 Mikaela Kendall Moser, age 20, of Burnsville, MN, was given to God on May 11, 2016. Mikaela captured the hearts of all who knew her. Her sweet, gentle smile was contagious and she had a joyous personality. Mikaela taught... [Read more...]

    May 26, 2016 | Comments Off