Monthly Archives: April 2009

Bode, Trowbridge Plan May Wedding in Raeville

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bode of Raeville wish to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Channon Malinda Bode to Bryan Lee...

Elgin Public Schools Among the First in the Nation to Celebrate New Environmental Initiative

This year, Keep America Beautiful (KAB) is proud to announce a new aspect of the Great American Cleanup™, the nation’s largest community improvement program....

Wrestlers Bring Home Medals

Two Elgin/ Pope John wrestling club members competed in the Midwest Classic Tournament held in Kearney, NE on March 28. Over 1,260 wrestlers were...

Students Earn High Marks at Solo-Ensemble Contest

The Elgin Elementary Solo-Ensemble Contest was Saturday, March 28th. This year, 12 schools participated in the event. Four judges critiqued the performers for their...

EACF Scholarship Drive Surpasses $2,700

Donations continue to be accepted for the Elgin Scholarship Drive being conducted by the Elgin Area Community Foundation.

Mescher Wins State Free Throw Event At Hastings

Chelsi Mescher displays her championship trophy after she won the state free-throw contest Sunday in Hastings. Chelsi and a girl from Atkinson tied for...

PJ, EHS Golf Teams Ready For Season to Begin

Golf teams at Pope John Central Catholic and Elgin High School are ready for the spring season. Competing for EHS this year will be...

Kennedy, Schumacher – Death Notices

William Edwin Kennedy, 77 of Bartlett, NE died Friday, March 27, 2009 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, NE Funeral services were...

Lucy and Charlie Chat

Tracey Eischeid as Lucy and Alex Dierks as Charlie Brown rehearse “The Doctor is In” from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The musical...

Serra Club Altar Server Awards

This year’s recipients of the Serra Club Altar Server Award for St. Boniface and St. Bonaventure parishes were honored recently.  A special liturgy was...

Cemetery Work Day is Saturday

Park Cemetery will be holding a “work day” this Saturday, April 4.  If you are able to help, work will begin at 1 pm.

4-H Trophy Committee Begins Work On Donors

The Antelope County 4-H Trophy Committee met recently to begin getting ready for this year’s Antelope County Fair.  

Jensen Elected Vice Chairman of NLDA

Bryan Jensen, of Central Valley Ag in Elgin, has been elected vice chairman of the Nebraska Lumber Dealers Association (NLDA) board of directors. Jensen...

Easter Egg Hunt to be Saturday

With the Easter holiday rapidly approaching, the Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club announced more details about the upcoming Easter Egg Hunt. This year’s egg hunt...

Street Renamed in Honor of Fallen Soldier Mike Scholl

A street dedication was held in Lincoln on March 29th. West Stanton Street was renamed Mike Scholl St. in honor of fallen Marine Lance...

Tickets Now on Sale For ‘Da Ladies Nite Out’

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

Eight Local Students Selected For Upcoming Boys, Girls State

Students from Elgin and Pope John Central Catholic High Schools will join other high school juniors from across Nebraska participating in the American Legion...

‘Charlie Brown’ Musical on Stage This Weekend

Pope John music and drama students will perform the classic musical “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” this weekend. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”...

Making Beautiful Music

Elgin High School was surrounded by the sounds of music Saturday during the Elementary Solo-Ensemble Music Contest. Twelve schools from around the area participated...

Lions Club to Have Program on Leader Dogs

The Neligh-Elgin Lions Club will be hosting a presentation on leader dogs this Thursday evening, April 2.  Veterinarian Dave Johnson from Blair will attend...