Yearly Archives: 2018

Six earn NSAA Academic/All-State recognition

The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Winter 2017-18 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State...

Four earn LJS basketball postseason honors

The Lincoln Journal Star announced its selection postseason basketball honors. Four members of the Wolfpack girls basketball team earn accolades which were announced Sunday. Receiving “honorable...

EHS speech team brings home state medals

The EPS Speech Team did not return from Kearney empty handed. Two of the three qualifying events broke finals and earned state medals. Lydia Behnk captured...

Alice D. Hansen

Alice D. Hansen 1946 — 2018 Alice Diane (Totten) Hansen, daughter of Monte and Mary Mechaley Totten of Elgin was born on Nov 2, 1946 and...

James A. Fritz

OSMOND — Services for James A. Fritz, 69, Osmond, were held Wednesday morning, March 28, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Osmond. Burial...

Father Robert A. Schmitz

Father Robert A. Schmitz 1926 — 2018 Father Robert A. Schmitz, 91, of Omaha, NE, passed away on Sunday March 18, 2018 at his home at...

Three chosen for Boys State

The Elgin American Legion Post #229 announced the names of three high school students chosen to join nearly 400 other juniors from across Nebraska...

Hupp wins state speech medal

Pope John’s Brianna Hupp earned her first-ever state medal in speech Friday afternoon. She, along with classmate Marie Meis competed Friday at the Nebraska...

Wolfpack golf team preview

ELGIN  — For Coach Trent Ostransky, year two at the helm of the Wolfpack golf program means excitement for what the upcoming season holds. “I’m...

Wolfpack track preview

ELGIN — A new coach will lead the Wolfpack track team this year as they ready for the first meet of the season. Long-time assistant...

Proceedings — Antelope County Board of Equalization

ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION Neligh, NE March 13, 2018 Notice of meeting published as required by statute. A complete record of these minutes as well as all...

Proceedings — Antelope County Commissioners

ANTELOPE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Neligh, Nebraska March 13, 2018 Chairman opened meeting.  Notice of meeting published as required by statute. Correspondence was reviewed. Pledge collateral was reviewed. Approved...

Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD Regular Meeting Distance Learning Room, EPS March 14, 2018   6:30 PM President Steve Busteed called the regular March Meeting to order at 6:37 p.m. ...

Henn earns All-NVC wrestling honors

Wolfpack senior wrestler Logan Henn capped his senior season by earning all-conference first team honors. Wrestling coaches in the Niobrara Valley Conference met March 12...

EPPJ “three” earn All-NVC honorable mention

The Niobrara Valley Conference boys basketball all-conference selections were released last week. Three members of the Wolfpack team received honorable mention for their play...

Wemhoff, Behnk earn All-NVC First Team honors

The ballots have been counted and selections made for the Niobrara Valley Conference all-conference teams. As expected, two members of the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack...

Mary Herley

Mary Herley, 91, of Stanton, NE., passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018, at the Stanton Health Center. No services will be held. ***** Mary Herley, the...

Joan Knust

Joan Knust 1937 — 2018 Joan K. Knust, 81, of Albion, NE, passed away Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Boone County Health Center in Albion. A...

Nominations now being accepted for Aksarben pioneer farm, heritage awards

The Antelope County Ag Society (ACAS) announced last week that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Aksarben Pioneer and Heritage awards. According to...

EPS to add practice track

The District #18 Board of Education met Wednesday night and took action which, in the coming years, should be an asset to school-age students...