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    Wind Farm Construction Targeted For Summer 2015

    With the necessary conditional use permit in hand, Invenergy is optimistic that construction of Prairie Breeze II will begin in less than a year. With the Antelope County Board of Supervisors approving the permit at their meeting on October 7, the focus will shift to the Nebraska... [Read more...]

    Elgin Public Schools Performance Accountability Data Is Positive

    Once again, like most districts in the state, the Elgin Public Schools has some very good numbers and results in certain areas and some other areas that need continued work. One of the things to realize in this complicated accountability system is that it show 3 things: Your... [Read more...]

    Pairings For NVC Volleyball Tournament Released

    Pairings For NVC Volleyball Tournament Released

    The Wolfpack girls are the third seed going into next week’s conference tourney. Just ahead of them are perennial volleyball powerhouses Stuart and Crofton.  Read More →

    Local News

    NPPD Schedules Public Hearings on R-Project Transmission Line

    A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project 345,000-Volt Transmission Line are scheduled to be held during the first two weeks of November. The hearings will be held in eight counties where the line route has been... [Read more...]

    October 23, 2014 | Comments Off

    Pumpkins To Fly At Petersburg Sunday

    It’s not Fall in this part of the state unless pumpkins are flying through the air. That’s right, the 11th annual Punkin’ Chunkin’TM will be held this Sunday, October 26. Admission is free to the event, sponsored by the Petersburg Community Club.... [Read more...]

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    Tickets On Sale For Upcoming Dinner Theater

    The Pope John Drama Team is preparing for their annual dinner theater to be held Saturday, November 22nd in the St. Boniface Gym. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the show at 7:30 p.m. Ichabod Crane is new to Sleepy Hollow, he is takin’ over the... [Read more...]

    October 23, 2014 | Comments Off


    Births

    Moira Brennan

    Aaron and Kayla Brennan of Omaha are the parents of a daughter, Moira Ann born Sept. 30, 2014 at Methodist Women’s Hospital in Omaha.  Moira weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces at birth. Grandparents are Dale and Teresa Gray of Omaha and Carol and the late Michael... [Read more...]

    October 17, 2014 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    Senior Night Special For Wolfpack Volleyball Team

    ELGIN — On ‘Senior Night’, the Wolfpack defeated Niobrara/Verdigre 25-19, 25-11 and 25-18. Seniors Hayley Stamp, Taylor Schumacher and Sharla Schindler made their final regular season home game one to remember Thursday night, sweeping the Lady Cougars... [Read more...]

    October 23, 2014 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Claims D1-7 District Football Title

    ELGIN — Call them DISTRICT CHAMPIONS! Elgin Public-Pope John defeated Neligh-Oakdale 36 to 20 Friday night to claim the D1-7 district title and an automatic berth in the Class D-1 State Football Playoffs to begin later this month. On a crisp fall night... [Read more...]

    October 23, 2014 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack Sweep CWC, C/O At Triangular

    CLEARWATER — What do you do when you see your 13-match winning streak snapped? You start a new one. That’s exactly what the Wolfpack volleyball team did Thursday night, defeating Clearwater/Orchard and Chambers/Wheeler Central in straight games. The... [Read more...]

    October 17, 2014 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Crystal Merchen

    Crystal Merchen 1939 — 2014 Memorial services for Crystal Merchen, age 75, of Petersburg, will be 10:30 A.M., Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the United Methodist Church in Elgin. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Beaverview Cemetery at Crofton. She... [Read more...]

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