Monthly Archives: December 2017

Moms, muffins & books

It may have been cold outside, but it was cozy warm inside the Elgin High School gymnasium Friday morning. And the muffins were hot. Mothers...

Kollins Janice Krueger

Tyler and McKayla Krueger of Pierce are the proud parents of a baby girl, Kollins Janice Krueger. She was born on Friday, Nov. 24,...

Three wrestlers earn medals at H-D Invite Saturday

HOWELLS - The Wolfpack wrestling team opened the season Saturday, competing at the Howells-Dodge Invite. There, they competed against 13 other teams. Winning the invite...

Cougars hold off Wolfpack Friday night

VERDIGRE — The Cougars withstood a furious fourth quarter rally to defeat Elgin Public-Pope John 66 to 59 in NVC basketball action Friday night. Down...

Wolfpack girls win opener over Niobrara-Verdigre

VERDIGRE — Elgin Public-Pope John literally ran Niobrara-Verdigre out of the gym Friday night. In the season opener for the Wolfpack, three players scored in...

Donald A. Reinke

Donald A. Reinke 1924 — 2017 Funeral Services for Donald A. Reinke, age 93 of Neligh, Nebraska will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at...

2018 Vetch Days dates announced

The Elgin Community Club has set the date for the 2018 Vetch Days celebration. The three-day event will be held Thursday thru Saturday, May 31-June...

EHS to host bloodmobile December 13

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be coming to Elgin next week. The bloodmobile will be at Elgin Public School on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from...

Ticket deadline nears for Petersburg Christmas Dinner

The annual Petersburg Community Club’s Windsor Loin Christmas Supper will be held Monday evening, Dec. 18. Tickets for the event, to be held at Werner...

Firefighters to get new gear as city approves $50,000 of sales tax funds for...

Meeting Monday night, the Elgin City Council took steps to ensure the safety of volunteer firefighters. Elgin City Councilman Jim Kittelson, who also serves as...

Mary Ketteler

Mary Ketteler 1921 — 2017 Mary E.  Ketteler, 96, of Pleasant Hill, MO, formerly of Petersburg, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at her daughter’s home...

Notice of Meeting — Antelope County Board of Equalization

NOTICE OF MEETING COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AS A COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION, ANTELOPE COUNTY, NEBRASKA Notice is hereby given that the County Board of...

Notice — UENRD

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING CHANGES TO UPPER ELKHORN NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT MANAGEMENT AREA RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT AREAS (Rule 27-Static Water Level Triggers) Pursuant ...

Santa Claus, Kid’s Shopping Day to be December 6

The red-clad, bearded man who travels the world with reindeer and a sled full of toys is coming to Elgin to see children next...

ECC to again sponsor lighting contest

It’s time to get those Christmas lights up on businesses and homes. The Christmas season is once again upon us here in Elgin and...

St. Boniface Thanksgiving Bazaar one for the record books

They just kept coming. The 93rd annual St. Boniface Thanksgiving Bazaar is one which won’t be forgotten for those who attended. The fourth Thursday in November...
2017-18 EPPJ Wolfpack girls basketball

Wolfpack girls seek return trip to state; season begins tonight

ELGIN — Some coaches are known for their style of play. They coach the game a certain way and challenge opposing teams to find...
2017-18 EPPJ Wolfpack wrestlers

Wolfpack wrestling season starts Saturday

ELGIN — Elgin Public-Pope John wrestlers are busy preparing for a new season with a new head coach. Trey Rossman, a first-year teacher at Elgin...
2017-18 EPPJ Wolfpack boys basketball

EPPJ boys basketball season begins

ELGIN — Experience on the court and on the bench could spell more victories for the Wolfpack boys basketball team this season. Sixteen players have...