Monthly Archives: May 2014

KC Hall To Host Peters Benefit Saturday Night

A benefit for David Peters will be held Saturday, May 17 at the Elgin KC Hall. Food will be served from 5 p.m. to 8...

Minor Injuries Reported In Two-Vehicle Accident

Two Elgin residents escaped serious injury last Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident north of Elgin. According to Antelope County Sheriff Bob Moore, Elgin Rescue...

Mueller Defeats McWhorter By Two To One Margin

With just one contested county race, Antelope County voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the primary election. For Republicans, which...

2014 Antelope County Primary Election Results

Click on this link to view all the "unofficial" results from Tuesday's election. Please note: the link says 2010 -- they ARE the 2014...

This Week’s Classifieds: May 14, 2014

NOTICE: TILDEN CITY-WIDE Garage Sales and Tilden Radiology Benefit “Jumble Sale”. Saturday, May 17, 2014. 32c SUNNYBROOKE CAFE: Open for Season, 10 mi. south of Ewing,...

GE-Designated Defective Blades Were Replaced This Winter

Invenergy, owner of the Prairie Breeze Wind Energy wind farm, issued a statement Wednesday, May 7, regarding the recent failure of blades on two...

Second Wind Tower Blade Suffers ‘Structural Failure’ At Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Farm

“It sounded like sheet metal falling down.” That’s how rural resident Jerry Kallhoff described the structural failure of a wind turbine blade which broke off...

Samuel J. Simmons

Samuel J. Simmons 1952 — 2014 Samuel J. Simmons, 61 of rural Oakdale, NE, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the University of Nebraska Medical...

Lainey Anne Knapp

Lainey Anne Knapp 2013 — 2014 Lainey Anne Knapp was born on November 5, 2013 in Omaha, and passed away on April 24, 2014. She was baptised...

Wolfpack To Compete At C-7 District Track Meet On May 15

The biggest track meet of the season for EPPJ athletes will be Thursday, May 15. On that day, the Wolfpack will compete at the...

Wolfpack Take Second At NVC Tournament

NELIGH — Paced by three golfers who finished among the top 15, the EPPJ Wolfpack golf team placed second Thursday at the NVC Golf...

EPS, PJCC Graduation Ceremonies This Weekend

There are certain days in one’s life which they look forward to. A rite of passage marks the calendar. This weekend will be such...

Date Set For Opening Of Elgin Swimming Pool

In a nod to youngsters who yearn for summer, the Elgin City Council Monday night announced the opening date for the swimming pool. The pool...

Elgin Community Cleanup Day Is Saturday

It’s time to start thinking about ways each Elgin resident can do to their part to clean up the community. The annual Elgin Community...

Schumacher, Schrage Medal At Northeast Nebraska Track Classic

NORFOLK — Three Wolfpack athletes competed Thursday at the Northeast Nebraska Track Classic. The classic features the best track athletes in this part of the...

Invenergy Announces Start of Commercial Operation of Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Farm

Invenergy Wind LLC (“Invenergy”) today announced the completion of construction and start of commercial operation of its 200.6 MW Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Center...

Ecumenical Vacation Bible School Set For Late May

Plans are currently underway to hold Elgin’s Ecumenical Vacation Bible School during the last week in May.  Park Congregational United Church of Christ is...

Community Clean Up Day To Be May 10

It’s time to start thinking about ways each Elgin resident can do to their part to clean up the community. The annual Elgin Community...

Ribbon Cutting, Open House Dates Announced For Wind Farm

Invenergy, owner of the Prairie Breeze Wind Energy farm south of Elgin has announced two events to formally kick off operations. Two ceremonies are being...

Scholarship Fund Drive Surpasses $3,000

Generous citizens continue to donate to the 2014 Elgin Scholarship Drive as graduation day nears. The annual scholarship fund drive is being sponsored by the...