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Bull-A-Rama Tickets On Sale

June 2, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

We’re into June and that means one thing — members of the Elgin Ko-Ed Group are getting ready for their annual Bull-A-Rama.
The event will be held Saturday evening, June 11 in the vacant lot directly north of the Elgin Post Office.
Activities will get underway with a ‘Calcutta.’ Bull riding will start at 7 p.m.
Providing the animals for the bull riding is the McKay Rodeo Company. Following the conclusion of the Bull-A-Rama, there will be a street dance.
Advance tickets for the bull riding and live music are $8 per person. Tickets at the gate will be $10.
Advance tickets are now on sale at the Bank of Elgin.

Supervisors To Consider Upstream Wind Energy Permit Tuesday

June 2, 2016 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

A decision which will have a major impact on whether or not a fourth wind farm will be built in Antelope County is rapidly approaching.
The Antelope County Board of Supervisors will discuss Tuesday, June 7, whether or not to approve a conditional use permit for construction of Upstream Wind Energy farm consisting of over 160 wind turbines to be located north and east of Neligh.
The permit is being sought by Invenergy, LLC., developer for Prairie Breeze I, II and III currently operating in southern Antelope County.

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).

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