Monthly Archives: October 2010

New CT Scanner Installed at BCHC

In September the Boone County Health Center installed a new CT (computed tomography) scanner in its Radiology Department. The new equipment is capable of...

NPPD Cautions Farmers to be Aware of Power Lines During Harvest

Harvest is a busy and often hectic time for farmers and agricultural workers because crops ripen on their own time schedule. More workers, more...

FFA Labor Auction a Success

Members of the Elgin FFA Chapter were put on the auction block last Saturday. Individual members were auctioned off as part of their annual labor...

Homecoming Coronations to Be Thursday Night

Homecoming activities for the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack are underway this week. On Thursday, Oct. 14, the homecoming parade will begin at the water tower...

Elgin Rescue Workers Free Two From Mangled Dump Truck

On a day set aside each year to teach young children about fire prevention, Elgin fire and rescue personnel were called out to one...

This Week’s Classifieds: October 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 EVENTS: SOUP LUNCHEON/SUPPER,...

James Ackman

Graveside services will be held this Saturday, October 9 at the Raeville cemetery for James Ackman of Riverdale, Washington.  James was a previous resident...

Wolfpack Netters Win Two at Osmond

OSMOND — Playing in a triangular Tuesday night, the Wolfpack netters defeated Osmond and Lindsay Holy Family. Against Osmond, Elgin Public-Pope John (EPPJ) prevailed by...

Wolfpack Defeat Cyclones 14 to 0

ORCHARD — Opportunity knocked and the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack answered Friday night as they earned their third victory of the season. Two first quarter...

Gary Busteed

Gary Busteed 1945 - 2010 Gary Busteed, 65, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Saturday, October 2, 2010, at his home in Columbus. A memo-rial service will be held...

Catherine W. Bode

Catherine W. Bode 1917 - 2010 Catherine Wilma Bode, daughter of Anton and Theresia (Pelster) Bode was born November 13, 1917 on the family farm northwest...

Gavin Phillip Saville

Lori and James Saville of Omaha are the parents of a son, Gavin Phillip. Gavin was born on September 14, 2010 at Bergen Mercy...

FFA Labor Auction is Saturday

Following the Wolfpack/Burwell football game on Saturday, Oct. 9, the FFA Labor Auction will be held. FFA members will be ‘sold’ to the highest...

Elgin Public, Pope John Homecoming Activities Begin Next Week

Homecoming activities for the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack will take place next week. The theme for the week-long activities (Oct. 11-15) is commercials. Monday will be...

Olympic Gold Medalist Visits Schools in Elgin

An Olympic gold medalist was in Elgin Monday morning to inspire students to be the best they can be as citizens and competitors. Nebraska’s own...

TeleBeep Wireless Internet Coming to Elgin

The wireless Internet provider TeleBeep will soon be coming to Elgin. By the end of October, if plans come to fruition, Elgin residents will be...

Running of the Weiners Held in Grand Island

On September 19, Brenda Siems and Sadie attended the 10th annual Running of the Weiners at Platt Deutsch ballfield in Grand Island. This is...

Lane Kurtis Krohn

Kurt and Anita Krohn of Albion are the proud parents of a son, Lane Kurtis born September 2, 2010.  He weighed 8 lbs., 13...

EPPJ Drops Two Volleyball Matches

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Elgin Public-Pope John volleyball team dropped two more matches Thursday night, falling to Newman Grove and Cedar Rapids. Against Newman Grove,...

Punt, Pass & Kick Competition is Sunday

The annual Punt, Pass & Kick competition held in Elgin will be Sunday, Oct. 3. To be held at the football field, the event...