Monthly Archives: June 2015

St. Boniface, Pope John CC Schools Awarded Grants

Principal Betty Getzfred was recently notified that grants submitted for improvements at St. Boniface Elementary School and Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School...

Elgin’s Susan Kallhoff Named To Boone County Health Center Foundation Board

Susan Kallhoff of Elgin has joined the Health Center’s Foundation board.  Kallhoff fills retiring board member Todd Heithoff’s position.  Heithoff served eight years on...

Helping The Elderly Keep Food In The Home

Do you know someone that has a tough time keeping enough food in the house to last through the month? Are they 60 years old...

Nebraska State Patrol To Be “On The Job” Over The Holiday Weekend

(Lincoln, Neb.)- The Nebraska State Patrol will be putting in extra hours on the road over the July 4th holiday in an effort to...

French Chosen For AKSARBEN Good Neighbor Award

AKSARBEN Foundation announces 35 recipients of the Good Neighbor Award. Since its inception 71 years ago, this program has been recognizing the good deeds...

AKSARBEN Announces Pioneer Farm Family Award Winners

AKSARBEN Foundation announces 136 honorees from 59 Neb. counties for the 2015 Heritage and Pioneer Farm Awards. In order to qualify for Heritage Farm...

Can Rights Ever Be Equal?

By Lynell Morgan, Co-Publisher Never a dull moment when it comes to the national news front. In the headlines early this week is the confederate...

Lou Armstrong

Lou Armstrong 1925 — 2015 Lou Elvin Armstrong recently passed away, at his home, in San Antonio, Texas. He was into his 90th year. He is preceded...

Betty Thiele

Betty Thiele 1924 — 2015 Funeral services for  Betty Thiele age 90 of Clearwater  were held Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church with...

Notice of Meetings — Antelope County Board of Supervisors

NOTICE OF MEETINGS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISOR’S, ANTELOPE COUNTY, NEBRASKA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 2015 Notice is hereby given that the County Board of...

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD Regular Meeting Distance Learning Room, EPS June 11, 2015, 7:30 PM President Heithoff called the regular monthly meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board...

Father Burkhalter A “Most Valuable Priest” At I-80 Collar Series

Conditions were ideal Sunday afternoon for a softball game, but not just any ordinary softball game played on Father’s Day. The Diocese of Omaha, decked...

Briese Announces Campaign For District #41 Seat In Unicameral

ALBION —  Tom Briese, Boone County farmer and attorney, announced his campaign Monday to represent District 41 in the Unicameral. “I am pleased to announce...

Law Enforcement Investigating Center Pivot Vandalism

When the sun arose Saturday morning, Keith Heithoff found a sight no center pivot owner ever wants to see. One of his center pivots had...

Antelope Country Club Wraps Up Junior Golf Week

There was an Elgin flavor to the Antelope Country Club’s Junior Golf Tournament held Thursday. Winners in all three age divisions were from Elgin. Kellan Hoefer...

Vacation Bible School Takes Kids On A Trip Across The World

Youth from across the area spent time in Elgin but through reading, their imagination and activities they traveled the world. "Road Trip - God...

Park Center 4th Of July Celebration Set For Wednesday

Everyone is welcome to attend the annual Park Center Fourth of July Celebration. The event will be held Wednesday, July 1, at the Park Center...

City of Grand Island Announces First Renewable Energy Purchase, Signs Agreement With Invenergy

The City of Grand Island has signed a long-term agreement to purchase approximately 36 megawatts (MW) of power from Invenergy’s Prairie Breeze...

Fax Gilbert Brings The Laughs

Young and the young-at-heart were entertained in a BIG way on Tuesday afternoon.  The "daffy doctor" had them in stitches as did his jester...