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    Antelope County Fair Starts Tuesday

    Preparations are underway for one of the biggest events of the Antelope County Fair — the Sixth Annual Premium Auction. The Antelope County Fair offers youth interested in agriculture the opportunity to learn, exhibit and compete with their 4-H or FFA sponsored livestock projects. Businesses... [Read more...]

    City Hall To Host Pool Open House Today

    For two hours on Thursday morning, Elgin residents will have the opportunity to learn more about the new swimming pool to be constructed in the coming months. An open house will be held at City Hall, beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday and running til noon for persons to see plans... [Read more...]

    Stacy Colman Returns To Antelope County Jail Following SOR Act Violations

    Stacy Colman Returns To Antelope County Jail Following SOR Act Violations

    Antelope County Sheriff Bob Moore leads Stacy Colman to a Nebraska State Patrol car following his arrest on Wednesday for violations of the Sex Offender Registry Act. Sheriff Moore and Deputy Timothy Schultz were assisted by the two members of the Nebraska State Patrol. Elgin... [Read more...]

    Local News

    EPS Registration Night To Be August 3

    Registration Night at Elgin Public Schools will be Wednesday, August 3, at the school gymnasium. Principal Greg Wemhoff said all students 7th thru 12th grade are required to attend. A parent is expected to attend with their child as we will need much... [Read more...]

    July 28, 2016 | Comments Off

    Wind Turbine Noise Study To Be Subjected To Peer Review

    Whether it be unsure of the results or seeking validation, the Antelope County Board of Supervisors will ask another business, Rand Acoustics to complete a peer review of the results of a noise study conducted on Prairie Breeze wind turbines at four locations... [Read more...]

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    Schiltmeyer Scholarship Bake Sale Raises Over $1,500

    The annual bake sale for the Shari Schiltmeyer Softball Scholarship Fund raised $1,505. Many baked items were brought in and there were numerous cash donations. The scholarship fund is used to award scholarships each year to one or two senior girls from... [Read more...]

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    Births

    Dawson Weeder

    Ed and Becky Weeder of Lindsay are the parents of a son, Dawson Ralph, born June 22, 2016 at 7:22 a.m. at Methodist Women’s Hospital, in Omaha.  He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22 inches long. He joins brothers, Drew (4) and Cole (2). Grandparents... [Read more...]

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    Local Sports

    Elgin, Petersburg On The Route For 7 Cities Century Bike Ride In August

    Most people have owned a bicycle at one time or another and those bikes have often found their way to a shed or garage to collect dust. However, the 7 Cities Century Bike Ride, now going into its 5th year of existence, encourages individuals, friends... [Read more...]

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    Three On Three Basketball Tourney To Be Saturday

    A 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be held in Elgin on Saturday, July 30. Teams have from now to Tuesday, July 26, to register for the tournament. They can register online at www.pjcc.esu8.org and www.elgineagles.org. The tournament will feature half... [Read more...]

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    Elgin To Host 3 On 3 Basketball Tournament

    A 3 on 3 Basketball Tourna-ment will be held in Elgin on Saturday, July 30. Teams have from now to Tuesday, July 26, to register for the tournament. They can register online at www.pjcc.esu8.org and www.elgineagles.org. The tournament will feature half... [Read more...]

    July 15, 2016 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    John W. Hanlin

    John W. Hanlin 1931 — 2016 John Wesley Hanlin was born on August 1, 1931 to Wilber and Mae (Goeury) Hanlin at Geneva, NE. He graduated from Geneva High School with the Class of 1949. John enlisted in the United States Army on February 12, 1953 at Omaha,... [Read more...]

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