Monthly Archives: May 2009

Cedar Creek 4-H Club Meets

The Cedar Creek 4-H Club met April 24th, at the Methodist Church in  Elgin.   There were 17 members present and also one guest. Before...

Hoffart, Hewins To Exchange Wedding Vows

Kimberly Hoffart and Michael Hewins of Kansas City, Missouri, will exchange vows in a June 13th, 2009, wedding at Longview Mansion in Lee’s Summit,...

New Exhibits Open at Norfolk Arts Center

Two new exhibits are now open at the Norfolk Arts Center, and will be on display until Thursday, June 25, 2009.  The gallery exhibit...

USDA Offers Grassland Reserve Program Sign-Up

Nebraska landowners wishing to maintain grazing land in grass, including range and pasture land, can apply for funds through the Grassland Reserve Program by...

Speech Contest Helps Students Develop Skills

Local students from Elgin recently gained the opportunity to demonstrate their public speaking skills and take pride in personal accomplishments.  On May 7th, the...

SET Camp Coming to Antelope County

University of Nebraska Extension is hosting a SET (Science, Engineering, Technology) camp at the Antelope County Fair Grounds on June 11. All area youth...

Bullock Ponders “The Power of Green”

Layne Bullock and his classmates from St. Boniface Elementary School visited the Pine Creek Nursery last week. Bullock is shown making a potted plant...

Community Garage Sale Date to be June 20

Elgin residents, its time to clean out your “junk” drawers, storage rooms and garages and make a little extra spending money for the summer.The...

Chamber To Meet May 20

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 20.  The meeting will be an important one since it...

EHS Seniors to Graduate Saturday

The eyes of Elgin High School’s seniors are on Saturday night, May 16 as the day they’ve been waiting for will finally come to...

Pope John Graduates Told to “Dream Big”

There was nary an open seat in the St. Boniface Gymnasium Sunday afternoon as the 42nd graduating class of Pope John XXIII Central Catholic...

Vetch Days Schedule Finalized

With the annual Vetch Days celebration little more than a month away, the Elgin Chamber of Commerce / Community Club has begun to finalize...

Supervisors Scheduled Special Meeting To Settle Lawsuit With Former Deputies

A lawsuit filed by two former deputies in the Antelope County Sheriff's Department appears to have reached a climax. It was learned last week that...

UW to Perform Musical at St. Boniface Gym

The University of Wyoming’s musical theatre group, the Centennial Singers will perform the musical, “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 18, at...

District #18 School Board to Meet Thursday

Thirteen items are on the ‘action’ agenda for the District #18 Board of Education when they meet in regular session Thursday night. The meeting is...

This Week’s Classifieds, May 6, 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:...

Schools Hold Spring Music Concerts

Students at Elgin Public Schools and Pope John XXIII Central Catholic recently held spring music concerts. (Right) Pope John students l-r) Morgan Pelster, Jennifer...

Money Available to Promote Tourism

Antelope County Clerk Carolyn Pedersen said there is money available for county residents who would like to promote tourism or make building improvements.

ESU #8 Elementary Art Show Results

The Elementary Art students recently competed in the annual ESU Spring Art show. Students from the ESU #8 area submit work for judging. 20...

EHS Math Team Performs Well at WSC

Students from Elgin High math team competed at the 35th annual Wayne State Math contest April 29, 2009. There were 31 schools competing from...