Monthly Archives: March 2009

A Day of Reckoning May Be Coming

By Dennis L. Morgan Publisher Is the hysteria surrounding President Barack Obama starting to wear off? That’s a question some are starting to ponder as our president...

This Week’s Classifieds, March 11, 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 HELP WANTED: Now...

Kids Wrestling Tourney is Saturday!

The Elgin Kids Wrestling Tournament will be held Saturday, March 7 at Elgin High School. Divisions will be Kindergarten, 1-2 (non-competitive), 3-4, 5-6, 7-8. Starting time...

Spinning Tales — A Week of Missed Opportunities

The last week of February every year means heartbreak for some, jubilation for others. Basketball fans know what I’m talking about. It’s the postseason for...

Josh and Tonya Kallhoff are Parents of Twins

Josh and Tonya Kallhoff of Elgin are proud parents of twin sons born on February 11, 2009. Gavin Joshua and Cameron Dean were born at...

Leigh Upsets Crusaders 51 to 48

CLARKSON — Entering the fourth quarter with a four-point lead, Pope John couldn’t put away Leigh in the final minutes and lost 51 to...

Dodge Eliminates Eagles at Sub-District Finals

CLARKSON — On a night when nearly everyone wearing orange and black expected the Elgin Eagles to soar to victory, something inexplicable happened: They...

Ewing Defeats Pope John in OT Thriller

BATTLE CREEK — Thirty-two minutes was not enough to decide the winner of the D2-3 District girls basketball title between Ewing and Pope John...

Obituary — Janet Sutton

Janet Sutton 1934 - 2009 Janet Irene (Bottolfson) Sutton, 74, of Shelton, NE, died Friday, Feb. 29, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Funeral...

Obituary — Lois Schuchardt

Lois Schuchardt 1931 - 2009 Lois Jean Schuchardt was born August 9, 1931, at Pierce to Arthur and Clara (Kuhl) Strelow. She attended school at Pierce...

Friday is Final Day to Enter Chili Cook-Off

Friday, March 6, is the final day for entering the Chili Cook-off or Variety Show.  The Chili Cook-Off will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the...

Elgin Scholarship Drive Surpasses $1,000

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

City Council Approves Summer Pool Staff

Just like everyone else, members of the Elgin City Council Monday night were looking ahead to warmer temperatures. Mayor William Evans and three of the...

Progress Being Made on Wind Farm

Approximately 60 property owners attended a meeting Thursday night to discuss the future of wind energy in southern Antelope County. Representatives from Invenergy LLC were...

Chili Cookoff & Variety Show

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This Week’s Classifieds, March 4, 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...