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    Father Burkhalter To Remember Parishes For Their Generosity

    Father Burkhalter To Remember Parishes For Their Generosity

    Six years of memories and fun mixed with hard work and some difficult decisions have been boxed up, hauled to Columbus and now await the arrival of their owner, Fr. Ross Burkhalter. Earlier this year, Fr. Ross was notified that he was being moved to St. Anthony Catholic Church... [Read more...]

    Welcome Home EHS, St. Boniface Alumni!

    The last weekend in June is always one of anticipation in Elgin. Simply put — It’s “Alumni Weekend.” Elgin High School and St. Boniface High School will hold separate alumni banquets. For St. Boniface alumni, they will gather at the Knights of Columbus Hall. It will mark... [Read more...]

    Elgin Vetch Days Activities Begin Saturday

    Long anticipated and never duplicated, the annual Elgin Vetch Days celebration is just days away. Activities begin Saturday and will conclude Wednesday night. Some events will be new, some are favorites from past years. All will provide entertainment for all ages. A new event... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Garage Sales Begin Friday In Elgin

    The annual Elgin Community-Wide Garage Sales will be held this weekend. The garage sales will be held Friday and Saturday, June 24 & 25. In this issue is a map of garage sales’ listings as of late Monday afternoon. A map handout will be available... [Read more...]

    June 23, 2016 | Comments Off

    Children’s Theatre Auditions To Be Monday

    Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Rapunzel on Monday, June 20th, at the Boone Central Gym in Albion from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. All those auditioning should arrive between 11:30 and 12 p.m. to register and plan... [Read more...]

    June 17, 2016 | Comments Off

    Elgin Community Club To Meet Monday Night

    The Elgin Community Club will hold a meeting on Monday evening, June 20. The meeting will be held at the Elgin Community Center, beginning at 7 p.m. No meal will be served that night.  Read More →

    June 17, 2016 | Comments Off


    Hunter Warren

    Chris and Kendra Warren of Columbus are proud to announce the birth of their son, Hunter Eugene.  He was born on April 19 at St. Francis Hospital in Grand Island. Hunter weighed 8 pounds and 4.5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. He joins a big sister... [Read more...]

    May 19, 2016 | Comments Off

    Local Sports

    Parks Helps Lead Dark Team To Victory

    NORFOLK — Down the stretch, the Dark team made their shots when they needed to to claim a 60 to 53 victory in the annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Girls Basketball Game. Competing against each other for years, Elgin Public-Pope John’s Jenna Parks... [Read more...]

    June 23, 2016 | Comments Off

    Fangman Shines On Defense At Sertoma Game

    HASTINGS — Wolfpack football standout Andrew Fangman saw plenty of action Saturday at the 39th Annual Sertoma 8-Man Classic. The all-state running back played inside linebacker for most of the game and was used sparingly on offense as the East fell... [Read more...]

    June 23, 2016 | Comments Off

    Fangman, Kallhoff Shine At NE Nebraska All-Star Classic

    NORFOLK — Walking off the field victorious is something Wolfpack football stars Kyle Kallhoff and Andrew Fangman did frequently last season. They did it one more time Saturday as members of the White Team, claiming a 49 to 14 victory at the Northeast... [Read more...]

    June 17, 2016 | Comments Off


    Genevieve A. Henn

    Genevieve A. Henn 1924 — 2016 Genevieve A. “Genny” Henn, 92 formerly of Elgin, NE passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at The Willows in Neligh, NE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016 at St. Boniface Catholic Church... [Read more...]

    June 23, 2016 | Comments Off