Monthly Archives: July 2009

Paddlefish Snagging Permits Available

Applications for paddlefish snagging permits are being accepted by the Game and Parks Commission through July 31. Recipients of the 1,520 available resident and...

Aug. 1 Deadline to Apply for Private Fish Stocking

Landowners and lake associations have an Aug. 1 deadline to apply for 2009 fishing stocking, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Visit www.ngpc.state.ne.us/fishing/pdfs/documents.asp...

Red Hatters Met Monday

The Elgin Red-E-4-Fun Red Hatters met on Monday and enjoyed a noon meal at the Elgin Community Center. Twelve members attended. Judy Zegers and...

Thiele, Watson to Wed in August

Meghan Ann Thiele and James Joseph Watson of Omaha will exchange vows in a August 22, 2009, ceremony at St. Boniface Catholic Church in...

Selting to Host Hobby Club

Ervilla Selting hosts the Hobby Club at the Golden Living Center in Neligh on Wed., July 22 at 1:30 pm.

EMS Workshop in Petersburg

The Emergency Medical Services Program of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will offer a workshop on “Hot & Cold Emergencies” for...

Poll: Rural Nebraskans Adapt to Economic Downtown, Not Always in Healthy Ways

Rural Nebraskans are adapting to the economic downturn by cutting back spending on luxuries, but some also are delaying medical treatment or running up...

FY 2010 Road Construction Plans Announced

The newly appointed Nebraska Department of Roads’ Director, Monty Fredrickson, released last week the fiscal year 2010 Surface Transportation Program. This program reflects how...

New UMC Minister Likes Elgin Community

A new face is gracing the altar at the Elgin United Methodist Church (UMC). Sunday, July 5 marked the first service at Elgin officiated...

2009 Garden Tour Just One Week Away

Elgin Young N Lively Club’s 2009 Garden Tour will be held on Wednesday evening, July 22. Beginning at 5 p.m., ticket holders will be allowed...

Farmers Reminded of Upcoming Crop Certification Deadline

State Farm Service Agency Executive Director Dan Steinkruger reminds producers of the annual requirement of reporting all crops. The acreage reporting deadline for Nebraska,...

Duncan to Speak at GIRLS Event Sunday Afternoon

Wisner resident Colleen Duncan will be the featured speaker at a fundraiser luncheon in Elgin, Nebraska. The second annual GIRLS (Generations Inspiring Relationships of...

Hours of Work Go Into Creating Leather Art

The art of sculpturing on leather requires many things. It requires attention to detail, patience, time and a keen eye. One of the best in...

Chamber to Hold Meeting on Monday Night

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club will hold their July meeting on Monday evening, July 20. The meeting will be held at the Plantation Bed...

Antelope County Fair is Coming

With the time approaching quickly for the upcoming Antelope County Fair, the public should be aware of several things that can be taken advantage...

Fire Causes $10,000 Damage at The Station

Fire caused an estimated $10,000 in damage early Wednesday morning, July 8, at The Station. Fire and/or smoke set off a burglar alarm in the...

EPS 2009-2010 School Year Calendar Finalized

New faces filled several chairs Thursday night at the July meeting of the District #18 Board of Education. Assuming the duties of superintendent at the...

Conditional Use Permit Approved for Allemang

By a vote of six to one, the Antelope County Board of Supervisors approved a conditional use permit for a holding pond to be...

Card Shower Planned for Fern (Baum) Farris

The family of Fern Baum Farris invite you to celebrate her 80th birthday with a card shower and open house on July 18, 2009....

Tickets on Sale for Tracy Byrd Show at County Fair

It promises to be one of the biggest events of the year and the tickets are now on sale! Fans of country music star Tracy...