Monthly Archives: May 2009

Niewohner, Henn to Wed

Jessica Henn of Petersburg and Craig Niewohner of Elgin will exchange vows in a June 20, 2009, wedding at St. John the Baptist Catholic...

UENRD to Award Scholarship to Nate Dierks

Each year the Upper Elkhorn Natural Resources District awards three scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the district.  Nathan is the son of Chris...

Four Generations

It’s not everyday that four generations of one family gather in one place. Such was the case recently as this four generation photo was...

New Arrival

 A new baby girl, Macie Rae Swanson, was welcomed by Kenny and Angie Swanson on April 20, 2009. She weighed 6 lbs 14.5 oz...

Makin’ Money Camp Coming To Neligh on June 4-5

If you are going into the 5th through the 8th grades, a two-day Makin’ Money Camp is for you! Participants will hear about what...

Our Nation’s Pastime

Baseball used to be a popular sport here in Elgin. Check out these uniforms which were worn many, many years ago when town teams...

Kuhlman Awarded Scholarship

Danielle Kuhlman of Petersburg has been selected to receive the Susan Thompson Buffett Scholarship at the University of Nebraska-Kearney beginning with the fall semester...

Pope John Graduation is Sunday

The last ‘official’ act of the Class of 2009 at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School will take place on Sunday afternoon. Diplomas will...

Farmers Out in the Fields Planting Corn

Area farmers have found their way into the fields during the past few weeks. Numerous acres of corn have been planted around the Elgin...

Bode Qualifies for Rodeo “Rose Bowl”

Elgin’s Jake Bode will soon be competing in the ‘Rose Bowl’ of college rodeo. Bode has qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR). The son...

Internet Banking Now Available at Bank of Elgin

Modern technology will allow persons to perform many of their banking transactions from their home computers. Dave Sullivan, president of the Bank of Elgin, announced...

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...

Prom Royalty

Saturday night was a night to remember for students at Pope John Central Catholic High School as juniors and seniors participated in Prom 2009....

City Council Approves Summer Armor Coating, Pool Projects

City Hall Improvements Proposed With Spring at hand and summer not that far off, the Elgin City Council Monday night turned their attention to work...

UENRD Says Moratorium Remains on Existing Irrigated Acres and New Well Development

The Lower Platte River Fully Appropriated Designation which includes the Elkhorn and Loup basins was reversed on April 8, 2009.  However, due to the passage...

UW to Perform Musical Monday at St. Boniface

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...