Monthly Archives: August 2010

EVFD Begins Annual Fund Drive

Residents of Elgin and the surrounding area will soon be receiving solicitations in the mail from the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department. In the past,...

Abundance of Pheasants This Year!

The abundance of pheasants appears to be high in southwest Nebraska this year, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s 2010 Upland Game...

Veterans to Hold Steak Fry

The Elgin Veteran’s Club will hold a steak fry on Monday night, August 30. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Elgin KC...

Chamber/Community Club to Meet Monday

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, Aug. 30. The meeting will be held at the Plantation...

Clearwater is Site of Next ACDC Meeting

The next meeting of the (ACDC) Antelope County Does Care Coalition will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 1st , 2010 at 5:30 pm at...

State Antique Tractor & Horse Plowing Bee This Weekend

The 28th annual Nebraska State Antique Tractor and Horse Plowing Bee will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 27-29. Sponsored by the Rae Valley...

County Valuation Exceeds $1.6 Billion

Antelope County’s valuation rose by more than 10 percent from one year ago, according to figures released last week by the Antelope County Assessor...

This Week’s Classifieds: August 25, 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 EVENTS: VOICES FROM...

Ruth Ridder

No services for RUTH RIDDER, 93, will be held at this time.   She was born in Randolph, Nebraska on October 6, 1916.  Ruth passed...

Gentry and John Zwingman

Dan and Kim Zwingman welcomed the arrival of their twins on July 29, 2010 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.   Gentry Eileen...

NCA Recognizes Coaches with Ties to Elgin

Two high school athletic coaches with ties to Elgin were recognized during the 43rd annual Awards & Recognition Banquet held by the Nebraska Coaches...

Sydney Ruth Keenen

Michelle and Stuart Keenen of Muncie, Indiana are the parents of a baby girl, Sydney Ruth, born August 8.  She weighed 9 lbs 12...

John Slizoski

John Slizoski 1927 - 2010 Funeral Services for John Slizoski, age 83 of Ewing, will be at 10:30 a.m. (today) Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at St....

Rehearsals Continue for “Voices From The Past”

“Voices From The Past” historical vignettes of Antelope County will be performed at the Pioneer Church in Neligh on August 27-29.  Performances will begin on...

Wolfpack Tailgate Event to be August 25

The EP-PJ Wolfpack 2010-2011 activities season will kickoff next Wednesday, August 25. The evening will begin with a Wolfpack volleyball open practice/scrimmage at 5:30...

Sign-Up Period Initiates Crop Insurance Changes

Farmers who insure yield or revenue for fall-planted crops will be among the first to deal with changes that will affect all policies for...

Bloodmobile Falls Just Short of Goal

The Elgin Red Cross bloodmobile was held at the KC Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 11. According to organizers, they missed their goal by just four...

School Board Sets Date For Budget Workshop

Meeting Thursday night, the District #18 Board of Education began to look at numbers associated with the 2010-2011 school budget which will be finalized...

This Week’s Classifieds: August 18, 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 EVENTS: VOICES FROM...

This Week’s Classifieds: August 4, 2010

WHERE TO EAT: THE RIVER Bend Café, Oakdale, NE - on Hwy 275, re-opened on August 1st. Hours are 8 am-5 pm, 5 days a...