Monthly Archives: September 2010

City Passes New Wage Ordinance

Meeting on a rare Thursday night, the Elgin City Council disposed of a light agenda in little less than an hour. On a unanimous vote,...

Steering Committee Formed for Elgin Q125

One meeting last week produced a steering committee, upcoming fundraisers and a truckload of ideas as Elgin’s Q125 celebration was discussed. Nearly thirty Elgin residents...

This Week’s Classifieds: September 15, 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 GARAGE SALES: GARAGE...

“Dig Pink” at EPPJ Volleyball Game Tuesday Night

Dig Pink!  On September 14th for the Stanton vs. EPPJ volleyball game the Wolfpack will be “digging” for a cure for cancer by having a...

Creighton Upends Wolfpack 32 to 14 in Football Season Opener

ELGIN — Down by just six points at halftime, Elgin Public-Pope John couldn’t contain the Creighton Bulldogs’ potent ground game in the second half...

Local 4-H State Fair Ribbon Winners Announced

4-Hers in Antelope County did very well in competitions held at the Nebraska State Fair recently. Results submitted by the AntelopeCounty Extension Office are as...

Helen Jean Huffman

Helen Jean Huffman 1921 - 2010 Helen Jean Huffman (Elam) was born in 1921 in Falls City, Neb. She graduated from Falls City High School and...

Wolfpack Netters Defeat Orchard-Clearwater, Fall to Stuart

BARTLETT — Two matches into the season, Elgin Public-Pope John has a 1-1 record.  Opening the season at a double triangular, the Wolfpack volleyball team...

Stoltz Wins Football Contest

Two contestants tied for the top spot in the first week of the Elgin Review Football Contest.  Jack Stoltz and Phil Starman, both from Elgin,...

Custom Farm Rate Books Available

  The 2010 issue of the Nebraska Farm Custom Rates, Part I & II are hot off the press and are available at no cost...

EPS Students Perform Well in Statewide Reading Test

Nearly seven out of every 10 Nebraska students tested on the state’s first-ever statewide reading test met or exceeded the state’s reading standards. Nebraska...

NPPD Finalizes Transmission Line Route Between Petersburg and Ericson

After more than a year of meetings with landowners, public officials and other key stakeholders, Nebraska Public Power District has identified final routes for...

EVFD Annual Fund Drive Underway

    The Elgin Volunteer Fire Department has begun their 2010 fundraising campaign. Residents of the Elgin area should be receiving letters in the mail this...

This Week’s Classifieds: September 1, 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 GARAGE SALES: GARAGE...

Volleyball Season Starts Thursday Night

ELGIN — Inside the gymnasiums in this town, a high school volleyball team is taking shape which could surprise foes this year. Elgin Public-Pope John...

Wolfpack Opens Football Season Friday Night

ELGIN — A new chapter is about to be written into Elgin’s storied past of football tradition.  Having tasted gridiron success separately for years, Elgin...

Borer, Dwyers Chosen as ‘Volunteers of the Year’ at St. Boniface

The St. Boniface / St. Bonaventure Parish Picnic was held August 21st on the St. Boniface grounds.  A large number of parishioners were in attendance...

Book Signing to be held at Elgin Library

On Wednesday, September 15, we will have a book signing at the library for local author, Lori Krause.  Her book is titled, Exhaling: A...

District #18 Sets Date for Budget Hearing

Meeting for the second time in August, the District #18 Board of Education discussed numbers associated with the 2010-2011 fiscal year proposed budget which...

Rollover Claims Life of Wisconsin Man

A Wisconsin man died Friday as the result of a one-vehicle rollover near Raeville. According to information provided by the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Gerald...