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    Bloodmobile In Elgin Today

    Bloodmobile In Elgin Today

    Ron Scholl checks in Donations are being accepted today at the Elgin KC Hall until 5 pm — walkins always welcome! Pictured: Elgin’s Ron Scholl takes time to check in and donate blood this morning. E-R photo Benefits of Donating It feels great to donate! You get... [Read more...]

    Senator Ben Sasse To Visit Area Next Week

    Senator Ben Sasse To Visit Area Next Week

    Take advantage of the opportunity next week to talk to U.S. Senator Ben Sasse. Sasse will be holding a “listening session” next Thursday, August 27 at the Neligh Mill State Historical Site. The session will begin at 12:30 pm. For those of you unfamiliar with the... [Read more...]

    VetSET Program Explained At Annual Legion Club Steak Fry

    VetSET Program Explained At Annual Legion Club Steak Fry

    VetSET Jenna Landgren Elgin veterans and their spouses learned Monday night about a new program available to help veterans who struggle after returning home from deployment.å Jenna Landgren spoke at the annual Elgin Veteran’s Club steak fry held at the KC Hall. Hers was just... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Boone County Health Center Earns Top 50 Designation

    For the first time, Becker’s Hospital Review has published a list of “50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” in the United States.  This list features critical access hospitals that have demonstrated excellence in caring for their communities.... [Read more...]

    August 21, 2015 | Comments Off

    Post Office Collection Times Changing

    Elgin Post Office collection times to change on August 24. For mailers utilizing the counter or inside drop box, mail will need to be dropped off/in by 12:20 p.m. Monday through Friday.  On Saturdays, mail inside will be collected at 9:45 a.m. The drive-up... [Read more...]

    August 21, 2015 | Comments Off

    School Board Handles Money Matters

    The moving of funds from one account to another was at the forefront of Thursday night’s meeting of the District #18 Board of Education. In a meeting which lasted less than an hour, the board paid forward on utility bills; and transferred funds to a... [Read more...]

    August 21, 2015 | Comments Off


    Births

    Sloane Miller

    Brandon and Bethany Miller of Elgin are the parents of a new daughter. Sloane Victoria Miller was born on July 6 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. Sloane weighed eight pounds,. two ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long at birth. She is welcomed... [Read more...]

    August 13, 2015 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    Wolfpack “Gatorade” Football Scrimmage Is Saturday

    The public is invited to a “Gatorade” scrimmage featuring the Wolfpack varsity football team. The scrimmage will be held on Elgin Field on Saturday morning, August 22. Admission will be a sports drink. The scrimmage will start at 9:30 a.m. Altogether,... [Read more...]

    August 21, 2015 | Comments Off

    Elgin High School Alumni Golf Tourney Held

    The Elgin High School Alumni Golf Tournament was held Saturday at the Antelope Country Club. Results of the tournament were: Championship flight. 1st place Randy Eisenhauer team, 60 2nd — Stan Heithoff team, 61 3rd — Andrew Heithoff team, 61 First... [Read more...]

    August 6, 2015 | Comments Off

    Sandhills Sensational Show and Shine Held At Bartlett

    By Sherry Tetschner The second annual “Sandhills Sensational  Show and Shine,” was held Saturday  afternoon August 1st on Main Street in Bartlett. Morning rains put a damper on entries  but the sun did show up for the afternoon judging. Entries... [Read more...]

    August 6, 2015 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Joan Van Ostrand

    Joan Van Ostrand 1932 — 2015 Joan Van Ostrand, 82 of Orchard, NE, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 2, 2015, at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 7, 2015 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Ewing, NE, with... [Read more...]

    August 13, 2015 | Comments Off