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    Man Identified In Traffic Fatality May 27

    The identity of a man who died in a one-vehicle accident on Wednesday, May 27, has been released. Antelope County Sheriff Bob Moore said Thomas L. Bales, age 40, of Denver, Colo., was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident just north of the intersection of 527 and 100 Avenue... [Read more...]

    Review Board “Green Lights” Prairie Breeze III; City of Neligh In Line To Receive Wind Energy

    By Sophie Tatum Nebraska News Service LINCOLN — Energy produced by Prairie Breeze Wind Energy may one day benefit the City of Neligh. The City of Grand Island is planning to purchase 100 percent of the energy produced from the recently announced Prairie Breeze Wind Energy III,... [Read more...]

    Rollover Accident Southeast Of Elgin Claims One Life

    Rollover Accident Southeast Of Elgin Claims One Life

    UPDATE: The Antelope County Sheriff’s and Antelope County Attorney’s offices announced this afternoon that this morning’s accident was a single-vehicle, fatality rollover accident southeast of Elgin near the Boone County line on 527 Ave. The cause of the accident... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Judge Johnson Hands Down Sentence To Brandt

    Having been removed from office by the Antelope County Board of Supervisors just weeks ago, former supervisor Harlan Brandt appeared in court today for sentencing on the charge of misdemeanor theft. Judge Mark Johnson sentenced Brandt, 63, of Oakdale,... [Read more...]

    May 27, 2015 | Comments Off

    Elgin Clean Up Day Is Saturday

    Elgin residents will have the opportunity to dispose of unwanted items Saturday, May 30 as part of what has become an annual event — Community Clean Up Day. On that day, large dumpsters will be located in the north lot of Elgin Livestock Sales, Inc.,... [Read more...]

    May 27, 2015 | Comments Off

    ERPPD Open House To Be June 3

    Elkhorn Rural Public Power District is celebrating 75 years of service. There will be an open house for customers on June 3, from 4 - 8 p.m.  in Battle Creek at the headquarters of the district. Parking for the event will be at the Battle Creek High... [Read more...]

    May 27, 2015 | Comments Off


    Births

    Kendyl Bergman

    Rod and Alyssa Bergman of Orchard are the parents of a new baby girl named Kendyl Mae born May 13 at Avera St. Anthony hospital in O’Neill Nebraska. Kendyl weigh 7 pounds and one ounce and was 19 inches long. She joins sister Hadley age 2 at home. Grandparents... [Read more...]

    May 27, 2015 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    Four Wolfpack Athletes Compete At State Meet

    OMAHA — Four members of the Wolfpack track team competed with the best from across the state at the Nebraska Track & Field Championships. Held Friday and Saturday at Burke Stadium in Omaha, Elgin Public-Pope John were well-represented as Taylor... [Read more...]

    May 27, 2015 | Comments Off

    Heithoff, Bode Qualify For State Golf

    EWING — Cool and windy conditions made it a challenge for all golf teams Monday at the District D-3 Golf Tournament held Monday at Summerland. Elgin Public-Pope John finished fourth in the team competition, failing to qualify for the state tournament... [Read more...]

    May 21, 2015 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Qualify Four For State Track Meet

    ATKINSON — Competing at the C-8 District Track Meet Thursday, Elgin Public-Pope John qualified four athletes for the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships. The state meet will be held Friday and Saturday, May 22-23, at Burke Stadium in Omaha.... [Read more...]

    May 21, 2015 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Ronald Johnson

    Ronald Johnson 1943 — 2015 Ronald J. Johnson, 72 of Elgin, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 16, 2015 at his home west of Elgin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 (today) at St. Boniface Church in Elgin, with Rev. Ross... [Read more...]

    May 21, 2015 | Comments Off