Monthly Archives: September 2009

Antelope County Historical Society Program to Feature Author Starita

Author Joe Starita will be presenting tales of Chief Standing Bear, White Buffalo Girl and Ponca Trail of Tears on Saturday, September 12. The...

Homecoming Festivities Planned at Pope John CC

Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School will observe Homecoming Week from September 14th – 19th. On Wednesday, September 16th, Homecoming Coronation ceremonies will take...

Men with Elgin Ties to Have Their Craft Featured in ‘Street of Dreams’ House

Cabinetmaker Jake Werkmeister of Werkmeister Cabinets in Neligh and area native Kent Furstenau will have their “handiwork” on display during the 2009 Street of...

School Student Enrollments Announced

Enrollments for three schools here in Elgin were announced last week. A total of 169 students are attending classes at Elgin Public Schools. The number...

Supervisors Approve Tourism Funds Request

Meeting last week, the Antelope County Board of Supervisors approved a request for the Piegson Wildlife Museum. On a five to one vote (Supervisor Terry...

Three Foreign Exchange Students Attending Pope John

Three foreign exchange students are attending classes this year at Pope John Central Catholic High School. Each comes from a unique part of the world...

What You Need To Know About H1N1, Flu Viruses

According to the East Central District Health Department in Columbus the forecast for a strong H1N1 season is strong. The H1N1 virus is already...

Signup for Livestock Program Ends Monday

Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Dan Steinkruger reminded eligible ranchers and livestock producers of the September 14 deadline for applying...

District #18 Budget Hearing is Thursday Night

The District #18 Board of Education will hold a public hearing Thursday night on the proposed 2009-2010 school budget. The hearing is scheduled to begin...

This Week’s Classifieds, Sept. 9, 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: SEMI...

Pope John Ready for Season’s Challenges

ELGIN — Beginning her second season as head coach of the Pope John Lady Crusaders, Emily Borer has a group of players ready to...

New Arrival – Otte

 Matt and Ranell Otte of O’Neill, NE are the parents of a son, Alex Vincent born on Aug 30,2009. He is welcomed by Will...

Area EMT Workshops Scheduled

Officials in the Allied Health Department at Northeast Community College in Norfolk have announced the schedule for emergency medical service technicians for September.  All classes,...

Neligh to Host Bread N’ Jam Festival September 12

Neligh’s fourth annual Bread ‘n Jam Festival is slated for Saturday, September 12. The events will kick off with the Boy Scouts of America pancake...

Dispose of Used Oil at Clearwater

Throughout the summer, persons will be able to drop off used oil safely in Clearwater. Persons can dispose of used oil at the Clearwater...

Good Turnout for Parents’ Night

There was a good turn out for Parent’s Night at St. Boniface. Held at 7:00p.m. on August 27th, we heard words of encouragement from...

Lady Eagles Looking for More Wins This Season

ELGIN — After serving one year as co-coach, Tina Thiele-Blecher takes over the volleyball program at Elgin High School. Last season she and Kim...

Crusaders Begin Season Friday Night

ELGIN — For the second year in a row, the Pope John Central Catholic Crusaders football team will be starting the season with a...

Eagles Shutout in Season Opener

ELGIN — The Eagles wanted to soar in their season opener against Wynot Friday night. Instead, the Blue Devils kept them grounded, defeating the...

Cub Scouts to Register at Neligh

Boys, who are in first grade through sixth grade, are invited to  join Cub Scouts.  Cub Scout registration will be held at 6:30 p.m. this...