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    2014 Fall Festival To Be Held Saturday

    The 2014 Elgin Fall Festival Crafts and Products Fair will be held Saturday, October 4 at the St. Boniface Gymnasium, St. Boniface Church basement and the KC Hall. This marks the 35th year for the craft fair, bringing together area/regional craftsmen and area/regional shoppers... [Read more...]

    Celebrating Good Times, Wolfpack Style!

    Celebrating Good Times, Wolfpack Style!

    The bench and team erupts as they beat Central Valley in the third and final set of last night’s final game.  EPS gymnasium was the site of last night’s triangular. The Wolfpack girls are enjoying a string of impressive wins.  After four and one half weeks of competing,... [Read more...]

    PJCC Homecoming Queen, King & Royal Court

    PJCC Homecoming Queen, King & Royal Court

    During Sunday night ceremonies, Pope John XXIII Central Catholic presented their Homecoming Court and crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen and King. Court members were (not in photo order): Jack Borer  (Merle & Emily Borer), Regan Kerkman (Steve & Becky Kerkman), Jon Meis... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Oktoberfest Tickets Now On Sale

    Oktoberfest is right around the corner! The St. Boniface Gem Club is putting on an Oktoberfest celebration to be held Saturday, October 18 at the KC Hall in Elgin. For persons 21 years of age and older, the event will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m.... [Read more...]

    October 1, 2014 | Comments Off

    Father Boes Receives Creighton U Alumni Merit Award

    Father Steven Boes, Boys Town National Executive Director, was one of nine Creighton University Alumni Merit award recipients at the University’s annual alumni homecoming weekend Sept. 19, 2014. This award is conferred annually on outstanding graduates... [Read more...]

    October 1, 2014 | Comments Off

    New Flu Shot Prevents Against Four Strains

    “This fall, Antelope Memorial Hospital and its clinics are providing a new influenza vaccine that provides protection against four strains of influenza – instead of three,” said Karen Gallagher, Registered Pharmacist at AMH. “The vaccine is called... [Read more...]

    September 26, 2014 | Comments Off


    Births

    Madeline Beckman

    Brian and Meghan Beckman welcome their daughter, Madeline Marie, born September 8, 2014. She weighed seven pounds, seven ounces and joined brother Eddie, age one at home. Grandparents are Leonard and Judith Orlowski, Ron and JoAnn Beckman, all of Elgin.... [Read more...]

    September 18, 2014 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    EPPJ Netters Claim Two More Victories

    ATKINSON — The Wolfpack volleyball team, by their play on the court, are rapidly becoming one of the best volleyball teams in the area. EPPJ improved their record to 11-2 with victories over Plainview and Atkinson West Holt Saturday evening. The Wolfpack... [Read more...]

    October 1, 2014 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Sweep Triangular At Central City

    CENTRAL CITY — Elgin Public-Pope John continued their winning ways Thursday night, defeating Nebraska Christian and Riverside at a triangular. Boosting their record to 9-2 with the victories, the Wolfpack were never seriously threatened as they won... [Read more...]

    October 1, 2014 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Top Cyclones 52 to 24 In Gridiron Action

    ORCHARD — Six takeaways by the Wolfpack set the stage for a 52 to 24 victory Friday night over Clearwater/Orchard. The rout, coming on Homecoming Night for the Cyclones, marked the Wolfpack’s first victory of the season and it came in convincing fashion. “We... [Read more...]

    October 1, 2014 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Pat Watkins

    Pat Watkins 1920 — 2014 Pat Watkins was born on November 22, 1920 to Pat and Bernadine Martin near Goose Lake in Holt County, Nebraska and departed this life on September 18, 2014 at her home in Tucson, AZ. The family moved east of Elgin in 1923. She... [Read more...]

    October 1, 2014 | Comments Off