Monthly Archives: April 2009

Postal Service Mailing Prices To Change May 11

On May 11, the price for a 1-ounce First-Class Mail stamp will increase from 42 to 44 cents. Elgin Postmaster, Sandy Kerkman, reminds customers...

Community Cleanup Day To be Held on Saturday

What began last summer as a good idea has now become an annual event. The second annual Elgin Community Cleanup Day will be held Saturday,...

Music Concert Dates Announced

Elgin Public Schools music department will present a concert Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the gym.

Nominations for Pioneer Farm Family Awards

The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers announced today that nominations for the annual Nebraska Pioneer Farm Awards are...

Three Local Veterans to be On Heartland Honor Flight

As young men, they answered their nation’s call and stepped forward to help win the Second World War. They are part of what is commonly...

NPPD Receives 20 Proposals for Wind Farms

A total of 20 proposals from nine wind developers were received by Nebraska Public Power District in response to its most recent wind energy-related...

District #18 School Board to Meet Monday

Bids will be on the minds of members of the District #18 Board of Education at a special board meeting to be held Monday...

Knights “Da Ladies Nite Out” A Roaring Success!

Over 200 ladies filled the Knights of Columbus Hall last Wednesday night during the 2009 "Da Ladies Night Out." The event is sponsored annually...

NPPD Receives 18 Proposals for Wind Farms

A total of 18 proposals from nine wind developers were received by Nebraska Public Power District in response to its most recent wind energy-related...

Brungardt Earns Scholarship

Kayleigh Brungardt, a freshman at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is the recipient of a $3,000 scholarships from Metals Service Center Institute Mid-America Chapter.

FFA Chapter Has ‘Great State Convention’

Twenty-nine members of the Elgin FFA Chapter traveled to Lincoln for the 81st Nebraska FFA Convention held April 1-4 and experienced a great time,...

State FFA Convention Results

At the State FFA Convention, numerous State Ag Education Career Development Events (CDE) and Leadership Skills Events (LSE) were held to determine statewide champions...

Eagle Track Teams Win Medals at Cedar Rapids Invitational

Elgin track athletes opened the season last week at the Cedar Rapids Invitational.

Antelope County Invite Attracts Stellar Performances

Clint Meis (l) and Austin Kerkman (r) both placed in the 100 meter dash. Meis finished first with a time of 11.5 seconds while...

Wanted: Legion Baseball Players

Anyone interested in playing Legion baseball this summer are encourged to contact Dean Bly at 887-4063.

Pope John Hands Out Winter Awards

Pope John Central Catholic Winter Activity Awards Night banquet held Monday night, March 30.

AMH Biggest ‘Loser’ Chosen

Many healthy lifestyle changes were achieved by local participants in the AMH Biggest Loser Contest held from February 9, 2009 – April 6, 2009....

2009 Keya Paha Junior-Senior High School Art Show Results

The Elgin Public Art students recently competed in the annual Keya Paha Invitational Art Show at Springview.  Preparation for the show begins several days...

April is Donate Life Month in Nebraska

Nebraskans have a strong history of willingness to help a neighbor in need. That willingness was underscored this week with the announcement of two...

Funeral Notice

Rick passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Neligh.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the Elgin...