Monthly Archives: October 2014

FFA Labor Auction After Tonight’s Football Game

They will be asked to stand in front for all to see. The auctioneer will do his cadence, money will exchange hands. It’s a...

EVFD Initiates Fundraising Campaign

This week members of the Elgin community will receive a notice in the mail from the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD). The letter will be...

Bernard Kvamme

Bernard (Bernie) Kvamme, age 63, died at his home in Brunswick on Sunday, Oct. 5, after a lengthy illness. Memorial services will be held...

Hildegarde Henn

Hildegarde M. Henn 1921 — 2014 Hildegarde M. Henn, 93 formerly of Petersburg, NE passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Boone County Health Center...

Margaret “Peg” Merten

Margaret L. “Peg” Merten 1957 — 2014 Margaret “Peg” Merten, 56 of Albion, NE passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha,...

Wolfpack Gridiron Heroes Shine In Homecoming Night Victory

ELGIN — The Wolfpack led 16 to 6 entering the fourth quarter. They shut the door on the Knights by scoring two touchdowns in...

Wins Boost EPPJ Netters’ Record To 15-2

Elgin Public-Pope John swept a triangular Thursday night, improving their record to 15-2 on the season. Against Chambers/Wheeler Central, the Wolfpack won by the scores...

Math Fun Night At EPS Monday

Elgin Elementary is excited to hold the 1st Annual Family Fun Night! The event will take place on Monday, October 13, from 6:30-7:30 p.m....

Registration Underway For Hunter Education Classes October 24-25

Hunter Education classes will be held October 24th and 25th.  Interested persons may go online to www.outdoorne.org to register and find out the exact...

Mid-States Rodeo Association Recognizes Contributions Made By Local Members

This past weekend (Oct. 3-5, 2014), the Mid-States Rodeo Association Finals were held in Lincoln. With this being the 40th annual finals, they recognized...

Medicare Drug Plan Information Available From Dvorak

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 30 stand-alone...

Tickets Remain Available For Oktoberfest

The St. Boniface Gem Club is putting on an Oktoberfest celebration to be held Saturday, October 18 at the KC Hall in Elgin. For persons...

Supervisors Approve Prairie Breeze II Permit

The meeting room of the Antelope County Board of Supervisors was full of spectators Tuesday morning. The reason was a public hearing on a...

DHHS To Assist City With Well Liner Costs

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will assist the City of Elgin with trying to lower arsenic levels in a water...

EHS Crowns Homecoming Queen, King

Sharla Schindler was crowned Queen and Kyle Heithoff King at last night's coronation ceremonies for Homecoming at Elgin Public High School.  Members of the...

EPPJ Netters Claim Two More Victories

ATKINSON — The Wolfpack volleyball team, by their play on the court, are rapidly becoming one of the best volleyball teams in the area. EPPJ...

Wolfpack Sweep Triangular At Central City

CENTRAL CITY — Elgin Public-Pope John continued their winning ways Thursday night, defeating Nebraska Christian and Riverside at a triangular. Boosting their record to 9-2...

Wolfpack Top Cyclones 52 to 24 In Gridiron Action

ORCHARD — Six takeaways by the Wolfpack set the stage for a 52 to 24 victory Friday night over Clearwater/Orchard. The rout, coming on Homecoming...

Pat Watkins

Pat Watkins 1920 — 2014 Pat Watkins was born on November 22, 1920 to Pat and Bernadine Martin near Goose Lake in Holt County, Nebraska and...

Bernadine Erickson

Bernadine Erickson 1923 — 2014 Bernadine L. Erickson, 90, formerly of Elgin, NE passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Brookestone Acres in Columbus, NE. Memorial services...