Monthly Archives: January 2010

Timeline Laid Out for Laredo Ridge Wind Farm Near Petersburg

During a presentation last week before the Boone County Board of Supervisors, a representative from Midwest Wind Energy (MWE) laid out a time line...

State Senators Convene in Lincoln

By Senator Kate Sullivan District #41 State Senator The Second Session of the 101st Legislature was gaveled into order by Lieutenant Governor Rick Sheehy at 10...

Redding, Heithoff Named 2009 Outstanding 4-H’ers

The Antelope County 4-H Program celebrated a 4-H Kick-Off Party Sunday, January 10 at the Neligh American Legion Club. 4-H’ers from the county were...

Paper Drive to be Held Saturday

The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on Saturday, Jan. 16. Seniors and seventh graders are in charge of the project. The following...

School Board Meets Thursday, January 14

A light agenda is on tap for the District #18 Board of Education when they hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday night, Jan....

Miller Home Sustains Fire Damage

Elgin Fire & Rescue team members worked with the Oakdale Fire Department in putting out a house fire on Tuesday, January 5.  The call came...

This Week’s Classifieds: January 13, 2010

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...

Grotrians Welcome Baby Daughter

              A baby daughter, Sawyer Grayce, was born on December 3, 2009 at Good Samaritan in Kearney to Ryan and Kim Grotrian of Minden....

AMH ‘Biggest and Best Loser’ Contest Begins in February

By Tammy Struebing AMH P.R. Director “The holiday season is one of the easiest times to gain excess weight,” said Barb Tichota, AMH Wellness Coordinator. “In...

Wolfpack Girls Win Burwell Tourney

BURWELL — Domination. That word describes the championship game of the Burwell Holiday Tournament which the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack girls won by defeating Cedar...

Wolfpack Boys Take Third at Tourney

BURWELL — Elgin Public-Pope John (EPPJ) claimed third place in the Burwell Holiday Tournament by defeating Neligh-Oakdale 54 to 30 Wednesday afternoon. The Wolfpack dominated...

EPPJ Hoops For Hope Game is Saturday

Elgin Public-Pope John boys basketball team will host a basketball “Hoops For Hope” game against O’Neill Public School on Saturday, Jan. 9. The game will...

Free H1N1 Flu Shots Offered by NCDHD

North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) will hold a free H1N1 flu vaccine Community Clinic at the Elgin Public School in the lunch room...

NPPD Open House Events at Petersburg, Ericson

Nebraska Public Power District will hold a second round of open houses in Petersburg and Ericson from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Jan....

City Survey Just Short of 100 Percent Participation

Most Elgin residents have done their part, now just a few more need to finish the task of making the community eligible to receive...

Council Addresses Sidewalk, Street Snow Issues

It was only fitting that on a night when snow flurries were in the air and unprecedented amounts of snow were on the ground,...

Cold Air, Bright Light

Light refracting off ice crystals in the upper atmosphere created two sundogs Thursday morning. Much of the Elgin area is staying home as schools...

Snow Covered Fire Hydrants

Elgin residents are being reminded to clear any fire hydrants located on or near their property.  Having the hydrants and any utility meters easy...

This Week’s Classifieds: January 6, 2010

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: Tilden...