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    EKG Tailgate Celebration Is Saturday

    For Husker fans, Saturday night’s game against Fresno State University might be described as “The Late, Late Show” starring Ameer Abdullah. Here in Elgin, fans will be able to watch the game under the stars at the third annual Elgin Ko-Ed Group (EKG) Tailgate. The game,... [Read more...]

    CVA Begins New Era With Luncheon

    For three hours Friday, patrons of the new Central Valley Ag were treated to a fine lunch. The event, held at the CVA Lumber Yard in Elgin served as a formal “kickoff” following the merger of two cooperatives earlier this year — CVA and United Farmers Cooperative. Patrons... [Read more...]

    Antelope County Planning Commission Recommends Conditional Use Permit For Prairie Breeze II Wind Farm

    Antelope County Planning Commission Recommends Conditional Use Permit For Prairie Breeze II Wind Farm

    After hours of discussion which spanned over two meetings, the Antelope County Planning Commission came to a decision regarding a proposed new wind farm. On a five-to-one vote, the commission recommended to the Antelope County Board of Supervisors that they approve a conditional... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Village Of Petersburg Recognized With Environmental Awards

    The community of Petersburg has something to celebrate. It’s almost like a holiday that it seems to come every year about this time. Petersburg was recently presented the Deanie Anderson Oustanding Community Environmental Award during the annual awards... [Read more...]

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    Mobile Food Pantry Coming To Neligh

    The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches in Antelope County, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, September 16, from 5-6:30 pm, at the American Legion Club in Neligh. The goal is to provide free food to those whose needs are great and resources... [Read more...]

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    “Treat Your Feet” Care Service Now Available

    Some of us try to ignore them. Others just don’t know what to do with them. They can be as soft as a baby’s bottom. They can be rough and howl at night. Our feet. Two Elgin-area women have teamed up to provide a much-needed foot and nail care service,... [Read more...]

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    Kade Watson

    J.J. and Meghan Watson of Omaha are the parents of a son, Kade James, born August 19 at Women’s Methodist Hospital in Omaha. He weighed seven pounds, two ounces at birth. Grandparents are John & Patty Thiele of Clearwater; Mike & Cecilia Watson,... [Read more...]

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    Local Sports

    Bulldogs Bite EPPJ 52 to 16

    CREIGHTON — Fireworks. That could be the word to describe Creighton’s offense in a 52 to 16 victory over Elgin Public-Pope John Friday night. The Wolfpack showed vast improvement in all phases of the game, but were not able to keep up with Pete Liska... [Read more...]

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    Elgin Netters Top CWC

    CHAMBERS — The EPPJ Wolfpack volleyball began the new season the right way Thursday night, defeating Chambers/Wheeler Central (CWC) in three games. A balanced attack helped lead the Wolfpack to a 25-15, 21-25 and 25-10 victory over the Renegades. In... [Read more...]

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    Elgin EMT Golf Tournament Held

    Fifteen teams competed Sunday at the annual Elgin EMT Golf Tournament held at the Antelope Country Club in Neligh. The tournament featured four-person teams competing in a “best ball” scramble over 18 holes. Winners were: Championship Flight 1st —... [Read more...]

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    Mark Stottler

    Mark Stottler 1959 — 2014 Funeral services for Mark Stottler, age 54 of Tekamah, Nebraska, were held Friday, September 5, 2014, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bloomfield, Nebraska.  Reverend Tim Koester officiated the funeral service. Burial of... [Read more...]

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