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FSA Says Now’s The Time To File Crop Certifications

May 26, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Antelope County FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline.
The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for Antelope County:
November 15, 2015: perennial forage, fall-seeded small grains
July 15, 2016: forage seedings, all other crops
The following exceptions apply to the above acreage reporting dates:
• If the crop has not been planted by the above acreage reporting date, then the acreage must be reported no later than fifteen calendar days after planting is completed.
Timely requests for prevented planting acreage credit must be reported to the office within fifteen calendar days after the crop’s final planting date.

For the complete story, see the print edition of The Elgin Review

Auxiliary Asking For Help With Poppies Friday

May 26, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Elgin American Legion Auxiliary will be taking Poppies to the cemetery north of town on Friday afternoon, May 27.
Many hands make light work and the Auxiliary is asking for all volunteers to meet at Brian and Dodi Mack’s garage no later than 4 p.m. that day. Have a safe Memorial Day Weekend!

Five Students Earn NSAA Academic All-State Honors

May 19, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Five students from two local schools have earned Spring Academic All-State Awards.
The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Spring 2015-16 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Awards. Since 2006 this NSAA Award Program has recognized students who meet the criteria for nomination by their school in the season of their activity. Each year the NSAA and the NCPA recognize students during Fall, Winter and Spring Seasons who are nominated by their schools for their individual academic excellence, leadership and significant contributions in their NSAA activity
Recognized from Elgin High School were Hunter Reestman (golf) and Lydia Behnk (girls track).
At Pope John Central Catholic, chosen were Nicole Beckman and Jill Schindler (music) and Jenna Parks (girls track).

EPS Announces Summer Office Hours

May 19, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Summer “office hours” at the Elgin Public Schools will be from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m., Monday through Thursday.  Several staff are around campus before and after that time daily but the office will be open during those designated times.

Pope John Paper Drive To Be Saturday

May 19, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on Saturday, May 21.
Those in the Isidore and Gonzaga Houses are in charge of the project. The following are contact persons:
• Clearwater, Rural St. John and Ewing — Brody Hupp (402) 336-6403
• Neligh — Calli Krebs (402) 929-3284
• Petersburg and Raeville — Miles Schrage (402) 843-0286
• Elgin — Jordan Mescher (402) 843-6602 or Sister Pat (402) 843-5461
Items to be collected are:
• Newspapers, phone books, paperbacks and shredded paper, magazines, slick papers and mailings. Only flattened cereal boxes, etc., of that quality.
If at all possible, please have papers bagged, (brown bags or plastic ones), but not put in cardboard boxes.
Items which are not to be collected are:
Corrugated cardboard boxes, hard covered books (unless the covers are removed), spiral notebooks, calendars, manuals, etc.
Please have the materials at the pick-up locations by 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, or placed in the protected area in front of the St. Boniface Gym no sooner than Friday,  but no later than 10 a.m. on Saturday.

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