Monthly Archives: August 2009

Beckman Suffers 2nd Degree Burns

An Elgin man is recuperating at home after suffering second-degree burns last week. Gary Beckman suffered burns on both arms, his neck and parts of...

NPPD to Seek Comment on Transmission Line

An open house will be held Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. for persons to provide public comment on the routing...

Nebraska State Antique Tractor & Horse Plowing Bee to be Held on August 22-23

Rae Valley Heritage Association is making preparations for its 27th annual Nebraska State Antique Tractor and Horse Plowing Bee to be held Aug. 22...

BBQ, Casino Games & Brew at Petersburg

‘Bash in the Burg’ will be held Saturday Aug. 15.  A Barbecue Challenge will be held at noon as competitors will prepare their best recipes...

Koinzan Fly-In Breakfast to be Held Sunday

The 18th annual Fly-In Breakfast will be held Sunday, August 16, at Koinzan Airport in Elgin. Beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing through noon, those...

Chamber Steak Fry Set for Saturday Night

Looking ahead, preparations are now underway for the annual Elgin Chamber of Commerce Steak Fry to be held Saturday, Aug. 15, at Flobert Springs.  Social...

Elgin Blood Drive Scheduled for Thursday at KC Hall

Summer might be drawing to a close, but the need for blood is constant. With Labor Day weekend just around the corner, a time...

Supervisors Increase Funding to ACRC

Taking a step to continue support for economic development in Antelope County, the Board of Supervisors last week approved an increase in funding for...

Soybean Cyst Nematode Field Day is August 18

Crop producers who want to learn more about soybean cyst nematodes and how to manage them are invited to a field day on Tuesday,...

Village of Petersburg Chosen for Prestigious KNB Award

The Village of Petersburg entered the Keep Nebraska Beautiful Deanie Anderson Outstanding Community Environmental competition. The award was in line with all the activities completed...

The Station Once Again Open for Business

Barely one month after sustaining fire damage, an Elgin convenience store has re-opened. The Station opened its doors for business on Wednesday morning August 12....

Schools Open Doors Next Week

Elgin Public Schools, Pope John & St. Boniface Begin Classes August 20 Summer ends and school begins for students at Elgin Public Schools on Thursday,...

District #18 School Board to Meet Thursday

The District #18 Board of Education will meet in regular session on Thursday night, Aug. 13. Board members will have more than 20 items on...

DHHS Issues New Medicaid Cards

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has issued a new type of card to Medicaid clients that will save the state money...

Elgin Natives to Perform in Musical Comedy

After their successful Valentine’s Day cabaret, The Candy Project Theatre Company, whose members include Elgin natives Amanda and Katie Miller, will present the musical...

Keith Michael Wins Antelope County Demo Derby

Friendly, spirited competition was the norm this past week at the Antelope County Fair. County and out-of-county residents competed in a variety of events during...

Wheeler County Fair Rodeo Results

The Wheeler County Fair Rodeo was held Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds in Bartlett. Unofficial results of the rodeo were: Barebacks 1. — Corey Evans, Valentine,...

Beverly P. VanDeWalle

Beverly P. VanDeWalle 1945 - 2009 Beverly Pearl VanDeWalle, the daughter of Dale N. and Pearl (Orender) Killion was born on March 17, 1945 at Albion,...

Donald Eugene Mason

Donald Eugene Mason 1942 - 2009 Funeral services for Donald Eugene Mason were held on Monday, July 27, 2009 at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, NM. Don...

Mullins, Wortman Earn 4-H Recognition

Jim Mullins of Brunswick and Gail Wortman of Neligh were recognized at the recent Antelope County fair as the July and August “Friend of...