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    Kerkman Among UNL Students Chasing Storms

    Kerkman Among UNL Students Chasing Storms

    Regan Kerkman (back row, second from left) was part of the April storm chase. Courtesy photo. As rain saturated the state last week, most eyes across Nebraska looked up to the skies and asked “when will it end?” Last Tuesday, a group of Nebraska college students in Kansas... [Read more...]

    Pope John Graduation To Be Sunday

    The 49th graduating class of Pope John XXIII Central Catholic will receive their diplomas during commencement exercises on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8. Seventeen seniors will don caps and gowns in front of family and friends to participate in one of the biggest days in their... [Read more...]

    City Council Receives Formal Complaint Filed On Two Elm Street Properties

    The City of Elgin has asked City Engineer John Zwingman to investigate a formal complaint filed concerning two homes in the 200 block of Elm Street. Meeting Monday night, the Elgin City Council received a preliminary report on the two properties which, according to City Clerk... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Community Surveys Need To Be Completed!!

    Remember those community attitude/income surveys sent out last month? Hopefully more of you will remember to fill them out and return them. At Monday night’s Elgin City Clerk Vicki Miller said so far, less than half of the income surveys have been returned... [Read more...]

    May 5, 2016 | Comments Off

    Date Set For 2016 EHS Alumni Banquet

    The date for this year’s EHS Alumni Banquet will be Saturday, June 25 at the Elgin High School gymnasium. The 10-year class (Class of 2006) is in charge of the banquet this year.  The banquet will be held in the air-conditioned Elgin High School gymnasium. The... [Read more...]

    May 5, 2016 | Comments Off

    AMH Adds New Physician’s Assistant, Nurse Practicioner

    Antelope Memorial Hospital welcomes the addition of Lindsey Badertscher, PA, to its medical staff this summer. Originally from Tecumseh, Badertscher is a 2009 graduate of Johnson County Central High School. She attended Wayne State College, graduating... [Read more...]

    April 28, 2016 | Comments Off


    Braxton Dexter

    Brady & Brandi Dexter of Chambers are proud to announce the arrival of their son Braxton Lee Dexter on Thursday, April 7 at 5:14 a.m. at Avera St. Antho-ny’s Hospital in O’Neill. Braxton weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.  He... [Read more...]

    April 20, 2016 | Comments Off

    Local Sports

    Wolfpack Girls Take Second At Creighton Invite

    CREIGHTON — The Wolfpack girls finished second in the team competition last week at the Creighton Invitational track meet. Crofton won the girls team title with 145, EPPJ came in second with 99 points followed by Wausa 95.5, Randolph 69, Bon Homme 64,... [Read more...]

    May 5, 2016 | Comments Off

    Pelster Wins 1600 At Creighton Invite

    CREIGHTON — Senior Ryan Pelster was the lone gold medal winner for the Wolfpack at the Creighton Invite track meet held Tuesday, April 26. Pelster won the 1600 meter run, breaking the five-minute mark. Pelster circled the oval track four times in a... [Read more...]

    May 5, 2016 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Golfers Win Neligh Invite

    NELIGH — The Wolfpack golf team bested seven other schools Monday afternoon at the Antelope Country Club. Playing a nine-hole tournament late in the afternoon, the Wolfpack won with a team score of 174, seven strokes better than Neligh-Oakdale. Other... [Read more...]

    May 5, 2016 | Comments Off


    Kathleen Ruther

    Kathleen Ruther 1929 — 2016 Kathleen M. Ruther, 86 of Petersburg, NE, passed away April 28, 2016 at Stanton Health Center in Stanton, NE. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Petersburg,... [Read more...]

    May 5, 2016 | Comments Off