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    Nebraska State Auditor’s Office Issues Report On County Officials

    The Nebraska State Auditor’s office has completed their audit of the financial statements for Antelope County’s past fiscal year (ending June 30, 2014). Two results of that audit, both involving the county treasurer’s office, are being forwarded to the Nebraska... [Read more...]

    Improvement Seen in EPS NePAS Test Scores

    Once again, like most districts in the state, the Elgin Public Schools has some very good numbers and results in certain areas of the Nebraska Performance Accountability (NePAS). And, some other areas need continued work. NePAS is the result of a federal requirement of state... [Read more...]

    Dollar $tore & More Coming To Elgin

    As early as next week, Elgin could have a new retail business open on main street. Alan Reicks, owner of Elgin Appliance & More, announced Monday morning the building which has housed his business for several years is now being turned into the new home of Dollar $tore &... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Wolfpack Face Warriors Tonight In State Playoff Action

    After a one-year hiatus, the Elgin Public-Pope John football team is returning to the Class D-1 State Football Playoffs. The D1-7 District Champion Wolfpack (5-3) enter the playoffs with a five-game winning streak. They will face Neligh-Oakdale (5-3)... [Read more...]

    October 30, 2014 | Comments Off

    Ex-Oakdale Village Clerk Arrested

    An Oakdale woman faces two felony charges related to the theft of funds from the Village of Oakdale. On Friday, Oct. 24, Megan Brandt, 31, of Oakdale, was arrested by Ant-elope County Sheriff Bob Moore on the charges of theft by unlawful taking, a Class... [Read more...]

    October 30, 2014 | Comments Off

    NPPD Schedules Public Hearings on R-Project Transmission Line

    A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project 345,000-Volt Transmission Line are scheduled to be held during the first two weeks of November. The hearings will be held in eight counties where the line route has been... [Read more...]

    October 23, 2014 | Comments Off


    Births

    Moira Brennan

    Aaron and Kayla Brennan of Omaha are the parents of a daughter, Moira Ann born Sept. 30, 2014 at Methodist Women’s Hospital in Omaha.  Moira weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Dale and Teresa Gray of Omaha and Carol and the late Michael... [Read more...]

    October 17, 2014 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    EPPJ Netters To Play In NVC Consolation Finals Friday

    Elgin Public-Pope John will play in the consolation finals of the NVC Volleyball Tournament. The Wolfpack fell to St. Mary’s 25-15, 25-14 and 25-20 in semi-final round action Tuesday night. The consolation finals will be played on Friday night, Oct.... [Read more...]

    October 30, 2014 | Comments Off

    EPPJ Tops Cyclones In NVC Tournament Opener

    ELGIN — Clearwater/Orchard proved to be no match for the Wolfpack Monday night in the first round of the NVC Volleyball Tournament. The Wolfpack earned their 23rd victory of the season with a 25-20, 24-26, 25-19 and 25-16 victory over the Cyclones. After... [Read more...]

    October 30, 2014 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Roll Past Boyd County

    BUTTE — In their final tune-up before the state football playoffs, Elgin Public-Pope John rolled past Boyd County 34 to 14. Playing their final regular season on the road, the Wolfpack made the Spartans’ gridiron turf their own, scoring four touchdowns... [Read more...]

    October 30, 2014 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Donald Starman

    Donald Starman 1933 — 2014 Donald T. Starman, formerly of Elgin, NE passed away Friday, October 24, 2014 at Park View Haven Nursing Home in Coleridge, NE. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, October 27, 2014 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in... [Read more...]

    October 30, 2014 | Comments Off