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    Pope John XXIII Students Receive Mandations On Wednesday

    Pope John XXIII Students Receive Mandations On Wednesday

    Back row: Maria Bartak, Amy Nelson, Liz Selting, Archbishop Lucas, Fr. Ross Burkhalter, Austin Meis, Miles Schrage and Brody Hupp. Front row: Jordan Mescher, Gracie Bullock, Karissa Dicke, Emily Seier and Scott Moser. Photo submitted Pope John Central Catholic High School had... [Read more...]

    School Board Budget, Tax Levy Hearings Open To The Public

    School District #18 in Elgin will seek passage of a tax levy dropping nearly 12 cents from what it was one year ago. A public hearing on the proposed school budget and tax levy will be held on Wednesday evening, Sept. 9, just prior to the start of the regular meeting. The hearing... [Read more...]

    St. Boniface School To Participate In Nationwide National Anthem Sing-A-Long

    St. Boniface School To Participate In Nationwide National Anthem Sing-A-Long

    On Friday, September 11, St. Boniface Elementary School will participate in the American Public Education Foundation’s (APEF) annual singing of the National Anthem. According to music instructor Rachel Becker, the students will present a 30 minute program on the Star-Spangled... [Read more...]

    Local News

    EKG To Have Membership Drive Party

    The Elgin Ko-ed Group is having a membership drive party on Saturday Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. Elgin Body & Glass is hosting the party. All interested new and old members are welcome to come enjoy food and drink and watch the Husker game at 7 p.m. All current... [Read more...]

    September 3, 2015 | Comments Off

    Show & Shine Car Show To Be Sunday, Sept. 13

    Summer may be waning, but there’s still time to “show and shine” your favorite ride. Elgin will be the site of a car, pickup & bike “Show & Shine” show on Sunday, Sept. 13. The event will be held at Elgin City Park. Registration will... [Read more...]

    September 3, 2015 | Comments Off

    State Fair 4-H Ribbon Winners Announced For Antelope & Wheeler Counties

    A photo of some Antelope County sewing projects at the State Fair. Here are the local 4-H ribbon winners at the 2015 Nebraska State Fair Antelope County Carson Anderson - Meadow Grove - Purple Ribbon for 4-H Healthy Lifestyle Education - 4-H Tasty Tidbits... [Read more...]

    August 28, 2015 | Comments Off


    Births

    Maisie Seier

    Robert and Codie Seier, stationed in Sicily, are the proud parents of a daughter, Maisie Elise, born at NAS Siganella, Sicily on August 11, 2015. She weighed seven pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maisie is wel-comed home by a brother Nolan... [Read more...]

    August 27, 2015 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    Wolfpack Volleyball Team Ready To Start Season

    Coming off the best season in Wolfpack volleyball history and most of the team back for another season, Elgin Public-Pope John looks ready to make more history this season. Coming off a 26-5 season last year, the Wolfpack will open their season with a... [Read more...]

    September 3, 2015 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Open Season With Victory Over H/LHF

    HUMPHREY — Opening night for the Wolfpack football team proved to be a success as they steamrolled Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 52 to 28. The Wolfpack generated 521 yards of total offense en route to seven touchdowns. The score could have been even... [Read more...]

    September 3, 2015 | Comments Off

    Volleyball Scrimmage Set For Monday Night

    Wolfpack volleyball fans are invited to attend an open scrimmage prior to the start of the regular season. Coach Tina Thiele-Blecher announced Monday the scrimmage will be held Monday, Aug. 31, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Elgin High School Gymnasium. Admission... [Read more...]

    August 27, 2015 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Sharon Oberbrockling

    Sharon Oberbrockling 1946 — 2015 A Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, August 15, 2015 for Sharon Beagle Oberbrockling, age 69, of Amarillo, TX. Interment followed at the Stinnett Cemetery, Stinnett, TX. She passed away on August 10, 2015. Sharon was... [Read more...]

    September 3, 2015 | Comments Off