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    Rosamond Klein Celebrates 100th Birthday

    More than 100 relatives and friends attended an Open House for Rosamond (Spieker) Klein’s 100th Birthday celebration on Saturday afternoon, July 12, at the Elgin Community Center.  Before the open house, a family noon luncheon was held. Special guests attending were Rosamond’s... [Read more...]

    Becklun, Hensley Compete Mission Trip To Honduras

    Just eight days formed a lifetime of memories for two young adults from Elgin who recently went to aid the suffering in Honduras. Corrine Becklun and Clayton Hensley returned home July 5 from an eight-day mission trip to Honduras. It was there they came face to face with poverty... [Read more...]

    Trinity Lutheran Assigned New Vicar

    Members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin are getting to know a few new faces in their church. It was announced in May that a new vicar and his family have been assigned to the church and Grace Lutheran Church in Neligh. Matthew Jukola and his family - wife Coley, baby daughter... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Elgin FCCLA Returns Home With ‘Gold’

    The Elgin FCCLA chapter was successfully represented at this year’s FCCLA National Leadership Conference. More than 7,500 nationwide members, advisers, alumni, and guests of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), gathered in San Antonio,... [Read more...]

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    Veterans Club To Meet Monday

    The Elgin Veterans Club will hold a meeting on Monday, July 21. Legion Commander Gary Hoefer said the meeting, open to all VFW and Legion members, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall. Hoefer said part of the meeting will be spent finishing up business... [Read more...]

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    Improvements Made At Elgin Field

    With just a few action items on the agenda, the District #18 Board of Education spent much of their meeting discussing summer work projects and the approach of the 2014-2015 school year. Superintendent Dan Polk and K-12 Principal Greg Wemhoff updated... [Read more...]

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    Emma Marie Luetkenhaus

    Ryan and Pam (Baum) Luetkenhaus of Bennington are the proud parents of a baby daughter, Emma Marie Luetkenhaus. She was born on June 10, 2014 at Methodist Women’s Hospital in Omaha. She weighed 11 pounds, eight ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches long. She... [Read more...]

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    Local Sports

    AMH Foundation Holds Golf Tournament

    On Friday, July 11, the Antelope County Healthcare Foundation  held its 10th  Annual Golf Tournament at the Antelope Country Club near Neligh. A total of 100 golfers from area communities and businesses participated. Team winners of the tournament were... [Read more...]

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    Sehi, Reestman Among Q125 Race Winners

    Nearly 200 persons participated in the Elgin Q125 2 Mile/5 Mile Run/Walk. According to organizer Amy Selting, 185 runners/walkers participated in the event which was held Saturday morning. The start/finish line was at Elgin City Park. They came from Elgin,... [Read more...]

    June 26, 2014 | Comments Off

    4-H Archers Compete At State

    Antelope County 4-H Archery members recently competed at the State 4-H Archery Tournament. Competing at Heartland Shooting Park near Grand Island, a number of team members excelled at the tournament. Results were: State 4H 3D High School Senior Female... [Read more...]

    June 19, 2014 | Comments Off


    Carole McDonald

    Carole McDonald 1947 — 2014 Carole McDonald, age 67, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014 at the Hamilton Manor in Aurora. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 A.M., Thursday, July 17th at Zion Lutheran Church in Hampton.  Rev. Loren Cooper will officiate. ... [Read more...]

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