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    LES Annouces Plans To Purchase Wind Energy Created By Prairie Breeze II

    LES Annouces Plans To Purchase Wind Energy Created By Prairie Breeze II

    A buyer for wind energy to be produced by Prairie Breeeze II has been found. Lincoln Electric System announced Friday morning it has finalized power purchase agreements to add 173 megawatts of wind energy and 5 megawatts of solar photovoltaic energy to its power supply resource... [Read more...]

    School District Seeking Bids For New Gym Floor

    Meeting Thursday night, the District #18 Board of Education gave Superintendent Dan Polk the ‘go-ahead’ to seek bids for the replacement of the gym floor in the school’s gymnasium. Come January or possibly February 2015, the school board will decide whether or not to pursue... [Read more...]

    County Treasurer Charged With Official Misconduct, Misuse Of Property/Funds

    Antelope County Treasurer Sandy Knapp has been charged with official misconduct. Charges of one count of official misconduct and one count of public official-misuse of property/funds, both misdemeanors, were filed in Antelope County by the Nebraska Attorney General’s office... [Read more...]

    Local News

    EEA’s Book Fair Is Tonight At EPS Gymnasium

    Due to Monday’s snowstorm, the book fair at EPS has been rescheduled. The Elgin Education Association will be sponsoring a book fair for students in grades Pre-K-12. The fair will be located in the EPS Gym and will be open Thursday, December 18 right... [Read more...]

    December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

    Holiday Hours Announced For Businesses, Government Offices, Schools

    A number of local businesses will have special hours next week due to the Christmas holiday. The Elgin Post Office will close at noon on Christmas Eve and be closed on Christmas day. The post office will resume normal hours of operation on Friday, Dec.... [Read more...]

    December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

    Knapp Charged With Official Misconduct

    Antelope County Treasurer Sandy Knapp has been charged with official misconduct. Charges of one count of official misconduct and one count of public official-misuse of property/funds, both misdemeanors, were filed in Antelope County by the Nebraska Attorney... [Read more...]

    December 12, 2014 | Comments Off


    Births

    Veronica Mauro

    On October 12, 2014, Veronica Gwyneth Mauro was welcomed into the world by her parents, Andy and Meredith Mauro, and 18-month-old brother Sam, at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha. She weighed seven pounds, one ounce, and was 20 inches long. Proud grandparents... [Read more...]

    December 18, 2014 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    EPPJ Tops Plainview, Falls To Riverside

    PLAINVIEW — Tied at 25-all entering the second half, the Wolfpack gave the Pirates a lesson in how to put the ball in the basket. Elgin Public-Pope John collected their second victory of the season, defeating the Pirates 63 to 38. One might wonder how... [Read more...]

    December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Girls Sweep Weekend Games

    PLAINVIEW — The Wolfpack girls varsity basketball team remained undefeated, winning a pair of games over the weekend. On Friday night, the Wolfpack held off Plainview, winning 43 to 36. Leading by just two points, 32 to 30, entering the fourth quarter,... [Read more...]

    December 18, 2014 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack ‘Four’ All Medal At Stanton Invite

    STANTON — Elgin’s “fantastic four” wrestling team all brought home medals from the Stanton Invitational held Saturday. Andrew Fangman, Ryan Pelster and Logan Henn each brought home third place medals and teammate Geoffrey Carr added a fifth place... [Read more...]

    December 18, 2014 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Emily Reestman 1931 — 2014 Emily Reestman, 83 of Elgin, NE, passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Community Pride Care Center in Battle Creek, NE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 15, 2014 at St. Bonaventure Church... [Read more...]

    December 12, 2014 | Comments Off