Monthly Archives: April 2010

Golfers Compete at Scotus Invite

COLUMBUS — Seventeen teams competed at the Columbus Scotus Invitational Golf Tournament held last week. Hastings St. Cecilia won the team competition with a score...

Wolfpack Track Team Brings Home Medals from St. Mary’s Invite

O’NEILL — Track teams from Elgin Public-Pope John competed Thursday at the St. Mary’s Invitational. In the boys team competition, Chambers won with 104 points...

EHS Students Compete at District Music Contest

District Music Contest was held in Albion Friday, April 23, 2010. Elgin Public Schools had nine entries performing. The concert band received a Superior...

Pope John Students Perform at District Music Contest

It was a great day for Pope John at District Music Contest last Friday.  Their two large groups, the Women’s Chorus and the Vocal...

Norfolk to be Site of World War II Canteen

During World War II, soldiers traveling across the country were often treated to coffee, doughnuts, pie and other goodies at canteens set up in...

Kahnen John Pelster

Randy and Brenda Pelster of Petersburg are the proud parents of a son, Kahnen John, born March 23, 2010 at the Boone County Health...

Florian Pelster

Florian Pelster of Kearney and formerly of Elgin died Wednesday, April 21 at the Good Samaritan Hospital.  His body was cremated and will be...

Elgin High Students Attend FCCLA Convention

Approximately 1,300 delegates from 105 chapters attended the Nebraska Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference April 11-13 in Lincoln, NE....

43rd Annual FFA Banquet Held

The 43rd annual Elgin FFA Banquet was held April 19, 2010.  The 2009-2010 officer team began the evening with Opening Ceremonies.  After Brieann Grosserode...

Father Andrews Headed to Sacred Heart Parish

Having served the St. Boniface and St. Bonaventure Catholic Churches for the past five years, Father Dan Andrews will soon be moving on. “Archbishop Lucas...

Cargill Awards $2,000 Grant to Community Center

Cargill’s vision is to be the global leader in nourishing people, and they are committed to leveraging our leadership in food and agriculture to...

Graclyn S. Simmons

Graclyn Samantha Simmons was born March 26, 2010, in Grand Island. She weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 20 inches long. Parents are...

Maxwell R. Roth

Maxwell Richard Roth was born April 1, 2010, to parents, Rick and Allie Roth, of San Jose, Calif.  Max weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces at...

Golfers Finish Second at Ewing

EWING — Ten strokes is all that separated the Wolfpack from Norfolk Catholic who won the Ewing Golf Invitational held Wednesday at Summerland Golf...

Track Team Brings Home Medals from Plainview Invite

PLAINVIEW — Competing Tuesday, April 13 at the Plainview Track Invite, Elgin Public-Pope John track teams continued to show improvement. Lindsay Holy Family won...

Selma F. Wilson

Selma F. Wilson 1910 - 2010 Funeral services for Selma F. Wilson, age 99 of Neligh, Nebraska were at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at...

Joseph A. Thramer

Joseph A. Thramer 1928 - 2010 Funeral services for Alex Thramer, age 81, of Ewing, Nebraska, were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 17th at St. Peter’s...

Scholarship Drive Surpasses $3,000

The Elgin Area Community Foundation’s (EACF) scholarship drive continues to accept donations. Altogether, 62 students have benefitted from the scholarship drive since its inception nine...

Schools to Hold Spring Concerts

Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School will present their Spring Concert in the St. Boniface Gym on Thursday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m....

Great Plains Communications Announces Outage Plans

Great Plains Communications is advising customers that it will be necessary to conduct a planned power outage beginning at midnight on Saturday, April 24...