Monthly Archives: October 2013

“Spooks” Everywhere!!

Trick or Treaters hit the streets today "dressed to chill". And the Elgin businesses were ready.  Here, Tami Starman from Antelope County Veterinary Clinic...

Wolfpack Pound Plainview Pirates

PLAINVIEW — The Wolfpack powered their way through Plainview’s defense Friday night en route to a 42 to 16 victory. Mother Nature doused any hopes...

Philomena Reuss

Philomena Reuss 1922 — 2013 Philomena M. Reuss, 91 formerly of Elgin, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh. A Mass...

Jimmy H. Eisenhauer

Jimmy H. Eisenhauer 1947 — 2013 Funeral services for Jimmy “Jim” Eisenhauer, age 66 of Bloomfield, Nebraska, were held Monday, October 28, 2013, at St. Mark’s...

Burwell Defeats EPPJ In 4-Game Thriller

ELGIN — Playing their last home game of the season, Elgin Public-Pope John lost in 4 games to Burwell. After dropping the first game 25...

N-O Warriors Defeat EPPJ 30 to 16

NELIGH — With a possible D-1 state playoff berth going to the winner, Neligh-Oakdale scored a late touchdown to seal a 30 to 16...

Loss Ends Wolfpack Football Season

On a cold night on a field where the Elgin Public-Pope John football team had never played on before, the end of the football...

City Council To Meet Monday Night

The Elgin City Council will meet for their regular monthly meeting on Monday evening, November 4. To be held at City Hall, the public meeting...

Jury Finds Hinrichsen Guilty

NELIGH — After five days of testimony, a jury found 33-year-old Matthew Hinrichsen guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the death of...

LuVerna Jochum

LuVerna Jochum 1927 — 2013 LuVerna F. Jochum, 86 of Elgin, NE, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE. A...

Elizabeth Friese

Elizabeth F. Friese 1943 — 2013 Elizabeth F. “Betty” Friese, 70 of Petersburg, NE, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013, at Mid-Nebraska Lutheran Home in Newman...

Wolfpack Volleyball Team Tops Cougars

NIOBRARA — After dropping the first game, Elgin Public-Pope John responded by winning the final three games to defeat Niobrara-Verdigre in girls volleyball action...

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD Regular Meeting Distance Learning Room, EPS October 10, 2013, 7:30 PM President Laurie Waterbury called the Hearing for the Board Policy 606.06, Acceptable Use...

Sister Mary Imelda Koch

Sister Mary Imelda Koch 1927 — 2013 Sister Mary Imelda Koch, 86, Liberty, MO, passed away October 13, 2013 at the Dooley Center at Mount St....

Diedrick Klein

Martin and Amy Klein announce the arrival of a son, Diedrick Thomas Klein. He was born on September 29, wei-ghing five pounds, seven ounces,...

Free Assistance Available For Seniors With Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

The Homestead Service Coordinator’s Office is again offering free assistance to area seniors comparing Medicare’s Prescription Drug Plans. There are a total of 29 stand-alone...

Interest Building For Q125 Celebration

To put it in proper persecutive, less than eight months OR less than 34 weeks OR less than 238 days remain before Elgin becomes...

This Week’s Classifieds: October 23, 2013

EVENTS: QUILT CLASS at Betz’s! Tree skirt or Christmas runner. Starts week October 28. Evening/day. 402-447-6048. NEW Gifts, Fabrics, Antiques, Christmas!    3c FOR SALE: HOMELITE GENERATOR. 3,000...

Alan R. Kruse

Alan R. Kruse 1960 — 1958 Alan R. Kruse, 53, of Schuyler, died October 16, 2013, at his home in Schuyler. A Mass of Christian Burial will...

Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Farm Update — By The Numbers

After a week where there was no precipitation, big rains Monday will slow construction this week on the Prairie Breeze Wind Energy farm. Two inches...