Monthly Archives: April 2009

Lois Sprout is First Recipient of Antelope County “Friend of 4-H Award”

Lois Sprout of Elgin was recognized by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Antelope County as the first recipient of the monthly “Friend of...

New Seating to be Installed at EHS Gymnasium

Unable to accomplish everything they had wanted to during their regular April meeting, the District #18 Board of Education met Monday night in a...

Wait Ends For Three to Visit WWII Memorial

“A once in-a-lifetime experience”.   This was the statement that Jerry Tunink, Alvin Schrage and Ray Dinslage repeated several times as they shared details of...

Tentative Vetch Days Schedule Announced

A tentative schedule for the annual Vetch Days celebration was unveiled Monday night at the monthly meeting of the Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club. Meeting...

Directorship Now Open on NE Wheat Board

A Directorship to the Nebraska Wheat Development, Utilization and Marketing Board is now open.  The terms for members representing District Six will expire June 30,...

Highway 14 Association to Meet in Nelson

Highway 14 Association, Inc. meeting will be held Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 10 a.m. at the Old Bank Coffee Shop located on the...

Tickets Still Are Available for Oakdale Alumni

Tickets are now on sale for the Oakdale Alumni Banquet to be held on Saturday, May 23, at the Oakdale Community Center.  Honored classes...

We’re Now the Red, Black & Silver Wolfpack

Students Choose, Boards Ratify Colors, Mascot for Sports Co-op for Elgin-Pope John The students have spoken and the school boards have approved new colors and...

Breaking News – Three WWII Vets Travel To Washington On Last Honor Flight

Alvin Schrage, Ray Dinslage and Gerhard Tunink left Elgin Wednesday morning headed to Omaha.  Early Thursday morning, the three boarded a flight bound for Washington...

This Weeks Classifieds – April 22, 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:...

Computer Class Held

The BIT (Business Information Technology) Mobile was in Elgin last week to allow citizens an opportunity to learn more about computers. Antelope County Extension...

Stimulus Website Launched

The Nebraska Legislature has announced the creation of a website designed to provide residents of the state with information about the recently enacted federal...

EHS Prom Held Saturday

Saturday night was Prom Night at Elgin High School. The Steel Steed Steakhouse & Saloon was the site for the event and formal wear...

Quilt Presented

Nancy Shavlik is shown presenting Father Dan Andrews with a quilt on behalf of the St. Boniface & St. Bonaventure quilters.  Nancy pieced the...

New Arrival

Matt and Alicia (Dwyer) Cianciolo of St. Joseph, MO are the proud parents of a seven pound three ounce son, Lucas Anthony.  He was...

Date Set for Dean Kerkman Benefit

Sunday, May 3 there will be a benefit for Dean Kerkman. Dean has been fighting lung cancer since September and is losing the battle....

Road Repairs Have Begun Across the State

The State Department of Roads has many highway improvement projects getting underway or in progress. Motorists are urged to drive safely through all highway...

Travel Back in Time with the Lightning Bugs

The Albion Area Arts Council will present a concert by vocal/instrumental trio the Lightning Bugs on Sunday, April 26th at 3 p.m. in the...

Schindler, Faust Inducted Into Phi Eta Sigma at UNK

More than 160 freshmen at the University of Nebraska at Kearney have been inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society for sophomores,...

More than 250 Persons Attend Pope John Development Banquet

In spite of wind and snow, the 23rd Annual Pope John Development Banquet was a great success!  Over 250 were expected with only about 20 individuals unable to “go back...