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    Wondercheck To Teach Science At Pope John

    By Terri Seier Intern Pope John Central Catholic High School has lost a science teacher but is gaining another, Ms. Audrey Wondercheck! Who is she? Audrey was raised northwest of Newman Grove on a farm. She attended and received her education at Newman Groove High School, graduating... [Read more...]

    St. Boniface, Pope John CC Schools Awarded Grants

    St. Boniface, Pope John CC Schools Awarded Grants

    St. Boniface Elementary/Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School principal Betty Getzfred. Principal Betty Getzfred was recently notified that grants submitted for improvements at St. Boniface Elementary School and Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School were approved.... [Read more...]

    Elgin’s Susan Kallhoff Named To Boone County Health Center Foundation Board

    Elgin’s Susan Kallhoff Named To Boone County Health Center Foundation Board

    Susan Kallhoff of Elgin. Susan Kallhoff of Elgin has joined the Health Center’s Foundation board.  Kallhoff fills retiring board member Todd Heithoff’s position.  Heithoff served eight years on the board including acting as the chairmen of the board. Kallhoff joins a long-list... [Read more...]

    Local News

    58 Attend St. Boniface Alumni Banquet

    A total of 58 alumni and guests gathered for the 72nd Annual St. Boniface Alumni Banquet at the Elgin Community Center on Saturday, June 27. The honored classes were the classes of 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960 and 1965. Before the meal, Fr. Ross Burkhalter... [Read more...]

    July 3, 2015 | Comments Off

    Pioneer Farm Families Announced For Antelope County

    AKSARBEN Foundation announced last week that 136 honorees from 59 counties will be presented with 2015 Pioneer Farm Awards. The Pioneer Farm recognizes families that have owned a piece of land consecutively for over 100 years. According to Kevin Kock,... [Read more...]

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    Pope John Paper Drive To Be Saturday, July 11

    The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on July 11, 2015. Those in the Francis and Joshua Houses are in charge of the project.  The following are contact persons: Clearwater and Rural St. John Ewing — Scott Moser (402-843-6746) Neligh — Gracie... [Read more...]

    July 3, 2015 | Comments Off


    Births

    Cora Beckman

    Chris and Megan Beckman, of Elgin, are the proud parents of a new baby girl named Cora Ann Beckman. Born on June 10, 2015 at Faith Regional in Nor-folk, she weighed nine pounds, two ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Paul and Connie Beckman... [Read more...]

    July 3, 2015 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    Wolfpack Volleyball Team Hopes Summer Camps Translate To “State”

    By Terri Seier Intern Wolfpack volleyball has been District Runner-Up for two consecutive years, but this year the volleyball girls are determined to make it to State Volleyball. However, they don’t start working towards their goal during the season;... [Read more...]

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    14 & Under Girls Play In Tournament

    On Wednesday, June 24 Elgin traveled to Norfolk to play the Impact. Elgin lost the game 4-13. Heather Bauer had a single and two RBI’s, Ally Wemhoff added a single and an RBI, Paige Meis, Anna Heilhecker and Grace Rittscher each had a single and Marie... [Read more...]

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    Burenheide Does 100 Miles In 29 Days

    One hundred is a milestone number in sports. Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in an NBA game. The 100-meter dash determines the fastest man and woman on the planet. Some restaurants offer free food if the local basketball team scores 100 points in a... [Read more...]

    July 3, 2015 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Lou Armstrong

    Lou Armstrong 1925 — 2015 Lou Elvin Armstrong recently passed away, at his home, in San Antonio, Texas. He was into his 90th year. He is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Donna (Riggs) Armstrong. Lou, and his brothers and sisters: William,... [Read more...]

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