Monthly Archives: February 2009

BREAKING NEWS…Girls BB District Finals Postponed!

Tonight's (Friday, February 27) district finals girls basketball game between Pope John Central Catholic and Ewing has been postponed due to weather.  The game...

This Week’s Classifieds, February 25, 2009 Issue

WHERE TO EAT: SERVING EITHER Rib Steak or Prime Rib every Monday 6 pm – 9 pm. $10.95. Knotty Pine, 402-386-5488, Petersburg, NE. 1tfc EVENTS: MAKE PLANS...

Spinning Tales — What A Difference A Week Made For Heithoff

By Dennis L. Morgan Publisher From one week to the next, no one knows for sure what will take place in one’s life. Everyone has a yesterday...

Eagles Defeat Wheeler Central

ELGIN — Three Eagles scored in double figures as Elgin defeated Wheeler Central 68 to 32 in a rare Wednesday night matchup. The game was...

Lady Crusaders Win Sub-District

CLARKSON — Down by six points in the third quarter, Pope John Central Catholic stormed back to defeat Lindsay Holy Family 59 to 47...

Heithoff Wins Gold at State Wrestling Tournament, Henn Earns Sixth Place Medal

OMAHA — Five wrestlers from Elgin area schools went to the State Wrestling Tournament in Omaha. Of that number, two came home with medals,...

Dates Set For Vetch Days Celebration

Dates for the annual Vetch Days celebration have been finalized. Greg Tharnish, president of the Elgin Chamber/Community Club, said Monday night a contract has been...

Crop Disaster Program Signup Ends Feb. 27

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Director, Dan Steinkruger reminds producers that the sign-up period for 2005-2007 Crop Disaster Program (CDP) will...

St. Mary’s Defeats Crusaders

ELGIN — Cold shooting in the third quarter proved costly to the Crusaders Friday night as O’Neill St. Mary’s defeated Pope John 64 to...

From the Legislature

By Kate Sullivan District #41 State Senator It’s been a hectic two weeks since I last wrote this column.  I presented two of my bills before...

Elgin Scholarship Drive Underway

Donations are now being accepted for the Elgin Scholarship Drive being conducted by the Elgin Area Community Foundation. Last year eight students (four each from...

Ord Elementary Principal Hired as District #18 Superintendent

Just hours after being interviewed, Steve Dennis learned he had achieved a professional goal of his — becoming a K-12 school superintendent. Dennis was offered...

Elgin Chamber to Make Donation to Endowment Fund

With just a few months left to raise the necessary funds to create a $200,000 endowment fund, the Elgin Chamber/Community Club took it upon...

BREAKING NEWS! District 18 Hires New Superintendent

Following Thursday night's final interview for the Elgin Public School superintendent position,  the school board offered the position to Steve Dennis of Ord, NE....

This Week’s Classifieds, February 18, 2009

WHERE TO EAT: SERVING EITHER Rib Steak or Prime Rib every Monday 6 pm – 9 pm. $10.95. Knotty Pine, 402-386-5488, Petersburg, NE.      1tfc EVENTS: MAKE PLANS...

The ‘King’ Comes to Petersburg

Fans of 'Rock'n Roll' turned out Friday night in Petersburg to catch a glimpse of ‘The King.’ Elvis impersonator Joseph Hall took more than...

Love and Laughter at Tilden

Saturday night brought abundant love and laughter to the aisles at Peace UCC in Tilden.  From the solos at the pre-performance dessert to the...

Hall of Fame Inductees

On Friday afternoon at a special ceremony in the Elgin High School gymnasium, Chad Schmitt and Jerry Mundorf were formally inducted into the newly-formed...

Stamp Earns Return Trip to State Wrestling Meet

PENDER — Elgin High School senior Austin Stamp will again compete for a gold medal at the State High School Wrestling Tournament later this...

New Arrivals

Aaron and Tina Moore of Omaha are the parents of quadruplets born January 20, 2009.  Each baby weighed almost three pounds with Noah weighing...