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    Pope John XXIII High School Welcomes Former Teacher And Principal

    Pope John XXIII High School Welcomes Former Teacher And Principal

    Pictured l-r: Sister Patricia Hoffman, Sister Francitta Pazhukkathara and Sister Mary Diez visit students in the library. As Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School enters a year-long celebration of its 50th year, past students, faculty and staff are welcome to visit the... [Read more...]

    Anne Meis To Be Featured In Ag Women Documentary By NECC

    Anne Meis To Be Featured In Ag Women Documentary By NECC

    Elgin FFA President Marie Meis (l), her mother Anne Meis (c) and Northeast Community College Dean of Agriculture, Math & Science Corinne Morris (r). The Elgin Review Speaking to the Elgin FFA Chapter Tuesday night, Nebraska Soybean Board Member Anne Meis (center) was surprised... [Read more...]

    Sudden Winds And Hail Cause Damage South Of Elgin

    Sudden Winds And Hail Cause Damage South Of Elgin

    A garage belonging to Ben and Anna Meis was demolished in the brief but powerful storm. The Elgin Review A number of fields were damaged from the hail and strong winds. This corn field was located north of the Bob Schiltmeyer farm. The Elgin Review A number of farms were in the... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Bloodmobile Held Last Week

    The Elgin Red Cross Bloodmobile was held Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the KC Hall. The goal for the bloodmobile visit was to collect 58 units and, by the end of the day the number of units donated came to 56, double red donors contributed 12 of those units. Receiving... [Read more...]

    August 18, 2016 | Comments Off

    District #18 Taxpayers May See Tax Asking Drop Once Again

    The tax asking needed to support School District #18 for 2016/2017 could decline again this year. That’s the message Superintendent Dan Polk shared with board members when they met Thursday night. Describing the school’s financial picture as being... [Read more...]

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    Mignerys Present Patrick With First Annual Wheeler County “Good Hand Award”

    By Dennis Morgan Publisher Wheeler County’s “Favorite Son” Herb Mignery, joined by his wife Sherry, awarded the first-ever “Good Hand” award at the Wheeler County Fair. The first recipient was Sue Patrick. Recognized as “amazing,” Patrick... [Read more...]

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    Births

    Eliza Dahl

    Eric and Melisa Dahl of Meadow Grove are the proud parents of a daughter, Eliza Marie, born on May 23, 2016, at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. Eliza weighed 5 pounds 3 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grand-parents are Alan and Deb Hemenway of... [Read more...]

    August 18, 2016 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    Wolfpack Girls To Start Year At EV Jamboree

    Members of the 2016 Wolfpack volleyball team are (front row, l-r): student managers Allyson Selting, Jeslynn Beckman, Olivia Lindgren, Hayley Zegers, Kayce Kallhoff, Faith Kinney, Araceli Palmer, and student managers Skylar Reestman and Kirsten Krebs.... [Read more...]

    August 24, 2016 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Football Team Opens Season At Home On Friday

    Elgin Public-Pope John will kick off the 2016 football season Friday night at home against Burwell. Members of this year’s team are (front row, l-r): Corey Romej, Conor Ramold, Austin Bauer, Adam Dreger, Lane Bartak, Tyler Iburg and student manager... [Read more...]

    August 24, 2016 | Comments Off

    EPPJ Gatorade Football Scrimmage Set For Saturday

    Fans of Wolfpack football will have an opportunity to get a sneak peek at the upcoming season. Coach Randy Eisenhauer announced the Wolfpack will hold a scrimmage Saturday morning, Aug. 20, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Elgin Field. Admission will be a bottle... [Read more...]

    August 18, 2016 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Dr. Janet S. Bumgarner

    Dr. Janet S. Bumgarner 1954 — 2016 Dr. Janet S. Bumgarner, daughter of John L. and Thais A. (Haley) Parilek, was born on November 28, 1954 in Omaha, Neb. She entered into eternal peace on Monday, August 8, 2016 at the age of 61 years, 8 months, 11 days... [Read more...]

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