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    Two Elected County Officials Out Of A Job

    The Antelope County Board of Supervisors, on two separate and unanimous votes at Tuesday’s regular meeting, removed Antelope County Treasurer Sandy Knapp and Supervisor Harlan Brandt from their county offices. Knapp plead guilty in April to one count of “use of public... [Read more...]

    Prairie Breeze Wind Energy LLC Invests In Local Educational Needs

    Prairie Breeze Wind Energy LLC Invests In Local Educational Needs

    Students at Pope John/St. Boniface and Elgin Public Schools will benefit in different ways from generous donations made recently by Prairie Breeze Wind Energy LLC (PBWE). Recently, Prairie Breeze Wind Operations Manager Luke Hinkle made check presentations to the schools. Elgin... [Read more...]

    EPS Students At Young Authors Festival

    EPS Students At Young Authors Festival

    Pictured l to r: Krista Demmel, Theanna Dunn, William Heilhecker, Jackson Wemhoff, Skylar Reestman and Charlotte Endorf. Four Elgin Public School students attended a festival on Saturday with Mrs. Borer for aspiring young authors at Wayne State College. Two of them are fourth... [Read more...]

    Local News

    PJ, St. Boniface Spring Concerts On Tap

    The Pope John music students will present their Spring Concert on Friday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Boniface Gym. The concert will feature the high school choirs performing their District Music selections, as well as a number of soloists and duets... [Read more...]

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    Spring Wolfpack Awards Night To Be Tuesday, May 5

    The Wolfpack Spring Awards Night will be held Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Boniface Auditorium. Pope John’s Academic Awards Night will be held the same night at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. EPS, also at 7:30 p.m., will hold their awards night... [Read more...]

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    Date Set For St. Boniface Alumni Banquet

    The 72nd annual St. Boniface High School Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday evening, June 27. The event will be held at the Elgin Community Center. This year’s honor classes are 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960 and 1965. The evening begins with 5:30 p.m.... [Read more...]

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    Births

    Brayden Patras

    Kevin and Jennifer Patras of Tilden are the proud parents of a five pound, 13-ounce son named Brayden Alex. He was born March 6, 2015 at Antelope Memorial Hospital. Grandparents are Joe Kittelson and Christi Lundquist of Elgin, Karen and Richard Strong... [Read more...]

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    Local Sports

    Wolfpack Linksters Finish Second At NVC Meet

    The varsity team left to right is Liam Heithoff, Miles Schrage, Kyle Heithoff holding the runner-up trophy, Regan Kerkman, and Chad Bode. Coach Sladky is holding a coach award. Photo submitted ATKINSON — The best golf teams in the Niobrara Valley Conference... [Read more...]

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    Heithoff Places 13th At Scotus Invite

    COLUMBUS — Wolfpack golfers faced stiff competition Thursday, competing at the Columbus Scotus Invite. Placed in the Jack Nicklaus Division against much bigger schools, the Wolfpack placed ninth out of 10 teams. Winning the event was Grand Island CC... [Read more...]

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    Meis Wins Two Events At St. Mary’s Invite

    O’NEILL — The Wolfpack posted three top efforts Wednesday at the St. Mary’s Invitational. Having competed on the same track just one week ago, the Wolfpack track team improved their times and distances. Leading the way was Ryan Pelster. A junior,... [Read more...]

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    Deaths

    Brian K. Fink

    Brian K. Fink Brian K. Fink, 48, of Lincoln, died Feb. 24, 2015. Graveside Committal services and inurnment will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Park Cemetery with Rev. Ray Avidano officiating. Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin, NE is in charge... [Read more...]

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