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    Scholl Going To Rio Olympics - Part Of USOC Volunteer Medical Professional Network

    Scholl Going To Rio Olympics - Part Of USOC Volunteer Medical Professional Network

    Dr. Derek Scholl and US Olympic wrestler Jordan Burroughs. Photo submitted By Dennis Morgan Publisher The Games of the XXXI Olympiad are set to get underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month. The greatest athletes in the world will converge in South America to pit their skills... [Read more...]

    Father Kevin Vogel Now Serving St. Boniface/Bonaventure Parishes

    Father Kevin Vogel Now Serving St. Boniface/Bonaventure Parishes

    Fr. Kevin Vogel A new face has joined the ranks of Elgin’s ministry team. Rev. Kevin Vogel said his first masses at St. Boniface (Elgin) and St. Bonaventure (Raeville) churches on July 2 and 3, 2016. While he has been an Associate Pastor in the large parish of St. Columbkille... [Read more...]

    Supervisors Implement Moratorium On Wind Farms

    Having approved a fourth wind farm for Antelope County earlier this year, it’s going to be awhile before any future wind farms are approved. Meeting last week, the Antelope County Board of Supervisors adopted a six-month moratorium on wind farm. The moratorium means Antelope... [Read more...]

    Local News

    Council Hires New Librarians

    Meeting last week, the Elgin City Council approved the hiring of two people to fill the position of librarian at Elgin Public Library. With the retirement of Joyce Sullivan to commence later this month, the council approved the hiring of Barb Bode and... [Read more...]

    July 15, 2016 | Comments Off

    Heying Joins Insurance Mart

    Having returned home after receiving a degree in finance from Southeast Community College, Spencer Heying will be putting that knowledge to good use at Insurance Mart in Elgin. Beginning last month, Heying has joined the business alongside Janet Koinzan... [Read more...]

    July 15, 2016 | Comments Off

    St. Boniface Alumni Banquet Well Attended

    More than 70 persons attended the St. Boniface Alumni Banquet held Saturday night at the KC Hall. Honored classes were 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966. Fr. Ross Burkhalter was recognized and thanked for his years at St. Boniface. A crucifix made by Dennis Wiehn... [Read more...]

    June 30, 2016 | Comments Off


    Births

    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

    Elgin To Host 3 On 3 Basketball Tournament

    A 3 on 3 Basketball Tourna-ment will be held in Elgin on Saturday, July 30. Teams have from now to Tuesday, July 26, to register for the tournament. They can register online at www.pjcc.esu8.org and www.elgineagles.org. The tournament will feature half... [Read more...]

    July 15, 2016 | Comments Off

    Vetch Days Kids Races’ Results

    Results from the Vetch Days’ Kids Races held Tuesday were: Toddlers (boys and girls together) — Running Race (1) 1. Paisley Schulz, 2. Natalie Pichler, 3. Taryn Schindler. Bean Bag 1. Paisley Schulz, 2. Barrett Schulz, 3. Natalie Pichler. Running... [Read more...]

    July 15, 2016 | Comments Off

    Two-Mile Record Holder Dale Mackel Appreciates Effort Of Ryan Pelster

    Ryan Pelster (l) has been eyeing Dale Mackel's two mile record throughout his career. Photo submitted By Marie Meis Summer Intern, Elgin Review Before graduating from Pope John in 1982, Dale Mackel left a legacy. He set the boy’s track two-mile... [Read more...]

    June 30, 2016 | Comments Off


    Deaths

    Doris Slajchert

    Doris Kinney Slajchert 1924 — 2016 Doris Kinney Slajchert, daughter of Ernest Charles and Alta V. Jenkins Kinney was born August 25, 1924, on the family farm west of Elgin. She grew to womanhood in the Park Center community west of Elgin where she was... [Read more...]

    July 15, 2016 | Comments Off