Monthly Archives: March 2011

Marie J. Schrage

Marie J. Schrage 1920 - 2011 Marie J. Schrage, 90, of Elgin, NE passed away Friday, March 25, 2011 at the Wolf Memorial Good Samaritan Center...

Spinning Tales — This ‘Wait’ Was Worth It

By Dennis L. Morgan Publisher Some things are worth waiting in line for. Okay, you probably thinking to yourself, that’s pretty simple. Yes, everybody waits in line....

Borer Earns Medal at State Speech Meet

Pope John students have enjoyed success at the State Speech Meet. This year proved to be no exception as their lone entry came away...

Author to Give Presentation at Elgin Public Library

D. R. Haskin of Royal, Nebraska will be at Elgin Public Library on Monday, April 4 to speak about his books “The Hills of...

City Council to Meet Monday Night

Will a law enforcement agreement between the City of Elgin and Antelope County be formally agreed to? The Elgin City Council will once again have...

Opportunities to Boost 4-H/FFA Exhibits

Recent changes have been made by the Antelope County Fair Board and the 4-H Committee to boost 4-H and FFA exhibits at the County...

EPS Begins Search for New Principal

A search has begun for a new principal at Elgin Public Schools. At a special meeting Thursday night, Principal Jimmy Feeney III submitted a letter...

Boys, Girls State Selections Announced

Selections have been announced for 2011 Cornhusker Boys and Girls State to be held later this spring in Lincoln. The American Legion Auxiliary, Elgin Unit...

This Week’s Classifieds: March 30, 2011

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 FOR SALE: FOR...

This Week’s Classifieds: March 23, 2011

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 FOR SALE: FOR...

Leander Hamling

Leander J. Hamling 1937 - 2011 Leander J. “Lee” Hamling, age 74, of York, NE, died Thursday, March 17, 2011 in Lincoln, NE, following a very...

Heithoff, Selting on Girls All-NVC Second Team

The 2010-2011 NVC Girls All-Conference basketball teams have been announced. Earning first team honors were Erin DeVries, Laura Tomjack and Kelsey Owen, Chambers/Wheeler Central; McKenna...

Parks Named to All-NVC Second Team

The 2010-2011 NVC Boys All-Conference basketball selections were announced last week. Named to the first team were Tait Sibbel, St. Mary’s; Ross Miller and Shane...

Hayley Bren Kuhlman

Matthew and Amanda Kuhlman of Lincoln are the parents of a baby girl, Hayley Bren, born Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 6:54 p.m. at...

Irish Eyes ‘Smiling’ at St. Pat’s Wild Game Feed

  It’s become an annual tradition, a sign that Spring is here. Elgin area residents turned out in large numbers Thursday evening to attend the Seventh...

EPS Science Fair to be March 31

The annual Science Fair will be held Monday night, March 28, at the Elgin High School gymnasium. Under the direction of instructor Sara Walsh, the...

Resignation Tops Agenda for District #18 Special Board Meeting Thursday Night

The District #18 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday night, March 24. Superintendent Steve Dennis announced Monday there are four items...

District #18 School District Future Upkeep Projects Listed

Last month, the District #18 Board of Education sat through a power-point presenation led by Steve Heithoff outlining various improvement projects for the board...

Parish ‘Mission’ Begins Sunday Night

A ‘Parish Mission’ at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin will begin Sunday, March 27 and continue through Wednesday, March 30. The title of his...

Academic All-State Selections Announced

The Nebraska School Activities Association recently announced the student recipients of the Winter 2011 NSAA Academic All-State Awards. This NSAA Award Program recognizes students...