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    Vandalism Report At Wind Tower Construction Site Could Reach $200,000

    Vandalism over the weekend may have resulted in upwards to $200,000 in damage at a wind tower construction site. Antelope County Sheriff Bob Moore said his department is investigating a vandalism incident which occurred at a Prairie Breeze II wind turbine site in the vicinity... [Read more...]

    Antique Tractor Show/Horse Plowing Bee This Weekend

    The end of August means one thing — the Rae Valley Old Timers Reunion. Members gather to renew acquaintances and celebrate with the public a simpler time on the farm. Memories will become reality again this weekend as the 33rd Annual Nebraska State Antique Tractor & Horse... [Read more...]

    Bloodmobile In Elgin Today

    Bloodmobile In Elgin Today

    Ron Scholl checks in Donations are being accepted today at the Elgin KC Hall until 5 pm — walkins always welcome! Pictured: Elgin’s Ron Scholl takes time to check in and donate blood this morning. E-R photo Benefits of Donating It feels great to donate! You get... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Property Taxes Delinquent On September 1

    Just a reminder to all property owners in Antelope County. According to Antelope County Treasurer Deb Branstiter, the second half of the 2014 real estate and personal property taxes will become delinquent on September 1. Interest will accrue on September... [Read more...]

    August 27, 2015 | Comments Off

    District #18 Tax Levy Expected To Decline

    School District #18 here in Elgin has some of the best teachers and students and, in a couple of weeks could have one of the lowest levies of any school district in the state. Valuation figures released last week by county assessors in Antelope, Wheeler... [Read more...]

    August 27, 2015 | Comments Off

    Boone County Health Center Earns Top 50 Designation

    For the first time, Becker’s Hospital Review has published a list of “50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” in the United States.  This list features critical access hospitals that have demonstrated excellence in caring for their communities.... [Read more...]

    August 21, 2015 | Comments Off


    Births

    Maisie Seier

    Robert and Codie Seier, stationed in Sicily, are the proud parents of a daughter, Maisie Elise, born at NAS Siganella, Sicily on August 11, 2015. She weighed seven pounds and 11 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maisie is wel-comed home by a brother Nolan... [Read more...]

    August 27, 2015 | Comments Off


    Local Sports

    Volleyball Scrimmage Set For Monday Night

    Wolfpack volleyball fans are invited to attend an open scrimmage prior to the start of the regular season. Coach Tina Thiele-Blecher announced Monday the scrimmage will be held Monday, Aug. 31, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Elgin High School Gymnasium. Admission... [Read more...]

    August 27, 2015 | Comments Off

    EPPJ Wolfpack Football Season Starts Friday

    It’s all about points. Score more points than your opponent and you will win games. The same holds true on defense - give up fewer points than your opponent and you will win games. The Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack football team should be good on... [Read more...]

    August 27, 2015 | Comments Off

    Wolfpack “Gatorade” Football Scrimmage Is Saturday

    The public is invited to a “Gatorade” scrimmage featuring the Wolfpack varsity football team. The scrimmage will be held on Elgin Field on Saturday morning, August 22. Admission will be a sports drink. The scrimmage will start at 9:30 a.m. Altogether,... [Read more...]

    August 21, 2015 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Marion B. Vanis

    Marion B. Vanis 1935 — 2015 Marion B. Vanis, 80, of Rising City, died Saturday, August 22, 2015, at David Place in David City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, August 26 (today), at 10:30 a.m. at Presentation Catholic Church in Marietta.... [Read more...]

    August 27, 2015 | Comments Off