Monthly Archives: March 2009

Small Business Network Meeting to be in Neligh

The Center for Rural Affairs, in partnership with the Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District, will hold several Small Business Network meetings in Northeast Nebraska.

Storm Damage

Strong winds accompanied by rain and hail damaged one of the wooden louvers in the bell tower at St. Boniface Catholic Church Monday afternoon....

Reestman a Star Finalist

Tyler Reestman, son of Ken and Joyce Reestman, has been selected as one of nine FFA members in the running for the Nebraska Star...

Elgin FFA Chapter Staying Busy with Activities

The Elgin FFA Chapter has been busy planning and conducting events for National FFA week, and preparing for District and State Contest.  The week...

Area Women to Participate in NECC Visiting Writers Series

Two Norfolk area women will read their works at the last Visiting Writers Series presentation of the 2008-2009 academic year at Northeast Community College...

Births

Matt and Holli Smith of Sargent are the proud parents of a daughter. She arrived on February 26, weighing seven pounds and four ounces...

Solo-Ensemble Music Contest to be Saturday

The Elgin Elementary Solo-Ensemble Contest will be held Saturday, March 28.  This year, 12 schools will participate including: Clearwater, Stanton, St. Edward, Cedar Rapids, Verdigre,...

House Demolished

Friday morning marked the end for this home on the north side of Elgin. Slowly the house, which had stood for years, was torn...

Supervisors Approve Tree, Building Setback Regulation

Antelope County residents will be subjected to a new building and windbreak tree regulation following action taken last week by the Antelope County Board...

Science Is Good!

Elgin Public Schools students’ Garet Schindler (left) and Andrew Heithoff (right) were busy testing different ways of water purification last Tuesday night at the...

Engle, Bode Win Medals at State Speech Competition

Two students brought home medals from the State Speech competition held in Kearney on Friday. Jordan Engle, a senior at Pope John Central Catholic High...

Snow Blocks, Art Classroom Improvements Ok’d

Snow shouldn’t be a problem for persons walking near the new elementary building at Elgin Public Schools At Wednesday night’s special meeting, the District #18...

Chamber Sets Date for Annual Easter Egg Hunt

With Easter less than three weeks away, the Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club announced plans for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Meeting Monday evening...

Computer Classes to be offered in Elgin

There will be computer classes offered in Elgin on Monday, April 13, and Tuesday, April 14.   A beginning computer class will be Monday, April...

Pope John Paper Drive to be Held on Saturday

The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on Saturday, March 28, 2009. Juniors and eighth graders are in charge of the project,...

EPS, PJ Boards Approve Sports Co-op

As youngsters, they played together. Now, attending two different schools, they will soon wear the same uniform. At special meetings last week, the District #18...

Five EHS Students Qualify for State Speech

State speech qualifiers from Elgin High School are (front row, l-r): Eric Shoemaker and Jeff Bush. Back row: Nathan Niewohner, Linsey Bode and Carlie...

February ARC News

Sandy Patton spent the month of February working with groups and individuals in the planning stages of events, projects and business ideas. Plans are beginning...

There’s Still Time to Order Trees

Farmers and ranchers wishing to plant trees and shrubs for windbreaks in the spring can still order trees, according to Jed Wagner of the...

Stuhr Grandchildren Among Top Wyoming Swimmers

Laramie, Wyoming was the setting for the 2009 Winter State USA Swimming competition the weekend of March 6-8.  Nicole Thiele, age 10, and Aaron Thiele,...