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    PJCC Homecoming Queen, King & Royal Court

    PJCC Homecoming Queen, King & Royal Court

    During Sunday night ceremonies, Pope John XXIII Central Catholic presented their Homecoming Court and crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen and King. Court members were (not in photo order): Jack Borer  (Merle & Emily Borer), Regan Kerkman (Steve & Becky Kerkman), Jon Meis... [Read more...]

    Homecoming Activities Begin Sunday, PJ Royalty Crowned At 7:30 P.M.

    School pride will be on display throughout next week as Elgin Public and Pope John Central Catholic schools observe Homecoming Week. For Pope John, activities get underway Sunday evening, Sept. 28. There will be a ‘Post Prom BBQ’ from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the St. Boniface... [Read more...]

    Supervisors Schedule Public Hearing on Prairie Breeze II Permit

    A decision on a new wind energy farm, more jobs and promised tax revenue for School District #18 and all of Antelope County now rests with the county Supervisors. The Antelope County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday, October 7, at the Antelope County Courthouse... [Read more...]

    Local News

    New Flu Shot Prevents Against Four Strains

    “This fall, Antelope Memorial Hospital and its clinics are providing a new influenza vaccine that provides protection against four strains of influenza – instead of three,” said Karen Gallagher, Registered Pharmacist at AMH. “The vaccine is called... [Read more...]

    September 26, 2014 | Comments Off

    Community Club Meets Monday Night

    The monthly meeting of the Elgin Community Club will be held Monday night, Sept. 29. To be held at the Steel Steed Steakhouse & Saloon, the meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the dining room. Among the items to be discussed will be a Fall... [Read more...]

    September 26, 2014 | Comments Off

    FFA “Feed The Farmer” To Be October 3

    The local chapter of the Future Farmers of America will once again recognize Elgin’s agricultural community for their support. FFA Advisor Julia Schwartz announced Monday the annual event known as “Feed the Farmer” will be held on Friday, October... [Read more...]

    September 26, 2014 | Comments Off


    Madeline Beckman

    Brian and Meghan Beckman welcome their daughter, Madeline Marie, born September 8, 2014. She weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and joined brother Eddie, age one at home. Grandparents are Leonard and Judith Orlowski, Ron and JoAnn Beckman, all of Elgin.... [Read more...]

    September 18, 2014 | Comments Off

    Local Sports

    Wolfpack Netters Top Creighton

    CREIGHTON — Elgin Public-Pope John claimed their seventh victory of the season on Thursday night. Playing at Creighton, they beat the Bulldogs in four games by the scores of 27-25, 25-18, 22-25 and 25-14. After winning the first two games, the Wolfpack... [Read more...]

    September 26, 2014 | Comments Off

    Wildcats Hold Off Wolfpack Late Charge

    ELGIN — Turnovers led to two touchdowns for the Wildcats Friday night as Hartington/Newcastle edged the Wolfpack 36 to 30. Mistakes and missed opportunities again cost the Wolfpack as they dropped their third game of the season. “It’s turnovers,”... [Read more...]

    September 26, 2014 | Comments Off

    Punt, Pass & Kick Winners Announced

    Boys and girls who enjoy the sport of football turned out Saturday for the annual NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition. The event was held Saturday afternoon at Elgin Field and hosted by members of the Wolfpack football team. Youngsters earning first... [Read more...]

    September 18, 2014 | Comments Off


    Mark Stottler

    Mark Stottler 1959 — 2014 Funeral services for Mark Stottler, age 54 of Tekamah, Nebraska, were held Friday, September 5, 2014, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bloomfield, Nebraska.  Reverend Tim Koester officiated the funeral service. Burial of... [Read more...]

    September 11, 2014 | Comments Off