Monthly Archives: April 2009

Tickets Now on Sale for Oakdale Alumni Banquet

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

Cancer Support Group to Meet

The Antelope County Cancer Support Group will be hosting an informational meeting with Shelley Fischer at !0:00 a.m. May 2, 2009 at the Elgin...

Pope John wins ESU #8 Quiz Bowl

Pope John Central Catholic claimed the top spot in the 20th anniversary ESU #8 2009 Academic Quiz Bowl.The competition was held at the American...

Lions Club Supports Leader Dogs for the Blind

Imagine losing your eyesight and trying to do many of the tasks which we all take for granted every day. It’s nearly impossible to do...

TERC Asked to Dismiss Appeals Made by Harrison

Mail service is good here in Antelope County. For persons living in Market Area 2, the mail delivered to the Antelope County Board of...

Choice Gas Selection Program Underway

SourceGas Distribution LLC (SourceGas) Monday announced the start of the 2009 Nebraska Choice Gas selection period beginning April 17, 2009 and concluding April 30,...

Funeral Services Held Tuesday for Rick Huffman

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon for longtime Elgin businessman Richard. B. Huffman. Richard Belden Huffman, 82, passed away Wednesday, April 8, at the Golden...

Scholarship Drive Rises to Over $3,400

Donations continue to be accepted for the Elgin Scholarship Drive. Last year eight students (four each from Elgin High School and Pope John Central...

District #18 to Explore Heating Improvements

The District #18 Board of Education will explore several options to improve the comfort of students and staff during the coming months. At Wednesday night’s...

‘Da Ladies Nite Out’ Celebration Is set for Tonight

Tickets are still available for the annual ‘Da Ladies Nite Out’ celebration. The event will be held Wednesday evening, April 15 (tonight), at the...

Bloodmobile Visit To Elgin Cancelled

The April 14th Bloodmobile scheduled in Elgin has been cancelled due to several high-profile conflicts.  One will be scheduled at a later date.

Bauer, Beckman Selected to Play in Shrine Bowl

The Shrine Bowl of Nebraska and 2009 Head Coaches Mark Brahmer from Pierce and Jeff Gross from McCook have announced the teams. Two local athletes,...

Obituary for Henry Wiehn

Henry Wiehn  1918 - 2009  Funeral services for Henry Wiehn, 90, will be held Wednesday (today). A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 AM...

Water Use Still Remains A Big Issue

By Kate Sullivan District #41 State Senator Many landowners breathed a sigh of relief March 30 when the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources issued their final...

Highway 14 Group Discusses Wind Energy

What is the wing span of a wind turbine when the tip of the blade travels at 100 mph, and the blade itself makes...

Holy Week Services Announced

Holy Week worship services will be held at churches throughout the Elgin area. At St. Boniface and St. Bonaventure Catholic Churches, services will be as...

Tickets Still Available for Da Ladies Nite Out

Tickets are still available for the annual ‘Da Ladies Nite Out’ celebration. The event will be held Wednesday evening, April 15, at the Elgin...

Area Counties Continue Joint Hazard Mitigation Planning

Antelope, Holt, and Knox Counties (Tri County) are continuing to lead a planning effort to develop a Hazard Mitigation Plan in coordination with the...

EHS National Honor Society Inductees

Inducted last week into the Dr. W.W. Graham Chapter of the National Honor Society at Elgin High School were (l-r): Justin Kallhoff, Tad Henkenius,...

Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 6-10

The National Weather Service, the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management will conduct a Severe Weather Awareness Week to promote...