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Village Of Petersburg Recognized With Environmental Awards

September 11, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The community of Petersburg has something to celebrate. It’s almost like a holiday that it seems to come every year about this time.
Petersburg was recently presented the Deanie Anderson Oustanding Community Environmental Award during the annual awards banquet of Keep Nebraska Beautiful. The banquet was held Thursday, Aug. 28, in Lincoln.
The award was presented to the Village of Petersburg for an entry which was sponsored by the Petersburg Community Improvement Committee. In addition, the Village of Petersburg also was recognized with the Award of Excellence in the Great American Clean Up competition.
According to Bernie Cunningham, the coveted plaques are now on display at the Village of Petersburg office.
For their efforts, Petersburg won a gas trimmer for the detailed 27-page description of cleanup efforts conducted during the spring and summer of 2014. The trimmer will be donated to the Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department.

Mobile Food Pantry Coming To Neligh

September 11, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches in Antelope County, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, September 16, from 5-6:30 pm, at the American Legion Club in Neligh.
The goal is to provide free food to those whose needs are great and resources are limited without being restricted by income guidelines.
Items include canned goods, fresh fruits and vegetables, pastries, and desserts. Gates open at 5 p.m.
Workers are needed to help unload the truck and setup tables at 2:30 p.m.
All other workers are asked to be there no later than 4 p.m. that day.

“Treat Your Feet” Care Service Now Available

September 5, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Some of us try to ignore them. Others just don’t know what to do with them. They can be as soft as a baby’s bottom. They can be rough and howl at night.
Our feet.
Two Elgin-area women have teamed up to provide a much-needed foot and nail care service, whether you just want to be pampered or your health is an issue. Their name says it all, Treat Your Feet.
Registered Nurses Tami Schrage and Kristin Zegers saw a need and decided to stick their feet in the door. While continuing their nursing duties at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh, they felt that they could make a difference to an underserved clientele.

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

Class Sizes At St. Boniface, EPPJ Announced

September 5, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The halls of St. Boniface Elementary/Pope John CC Junior-Senior High School have just a few less people making their way to and from classes this year.
On Friday, school secretary Brenda Kuhlman provided enrollment figures for the new school year.
She said enrollment in the elementary school is down slightly from one year ago, while the number of students at the junior/senior high school remains the same.
Class sizes are as follows:
St. Boniface Elementary
Pre-school…………………………6
Kindergarten…………………….6
First Grade……………………….7
Second Grade…………………….7
Third Grade………………………3
Fourth Grade…………………….9
Fifth Grade……………………….4
Sixth Grade………………………9
Total………………………………51
PJCC
Seventh Grade………………….11
Eighth Grade…………………….4
Freshmen………………………..16
Sophomores……………………..12
Junior……………………………17
Seniors    …………………………..11
Total………………………………71

Enrollment Up At EPS

September 5, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Enrollment numbers are higher than expected for the start of the school year at Elgin Public Schools.
When school began last month, there were 195 students. According to school secretary Paula Jensen, the number is up from 167 at the end of the 2013/2014 school year.
Class sizes are as follows:
M. Pre-school……………………16
A. Pre-School……………………13
Kindergarten……………………18
First Grade………………………16
Second Grade……………………14
Third Grade………………………11
Fourth Grade……………………12
Fifth Grade……………………….9
Sixth Grade……………………….7
Seventh Grade……………………9
Eighth Grade……………………17
Freshmen………………………..10
Sophomores……………………..16
Juniors    ……………………………13
Seniors……………………………14
Total……………………………..195

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