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EHS One-Act To Give Public Performance Sunday Night

November 13, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The public is invited to attend a performace of a one-act play at Elgin High School.
“A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Fifth Period” will be performed for the community on Sunday evening, November 16. According to Amy Klein, the performance, free to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

Gear Box Blamed For Corn Field Fire

November 13, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

A hot gearbox under a corn head is being blamed for a fire in a corn field farmed by Mike Zegers. The field, being combined south and west of Elgin, caught fire shortly after noon on Saturday.
According to Elgin Fire Chief Jim Kittelsen, the call was received by the department shortly before 1 p.m. By the time fire crews arrived on the scene, it had been pretty well contained with the help of a disc.
Kittelsen said approximately one quarter of an acre of standing corn was burned.

Mobile Food Pantry In Neligh

November 13, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches in Antelope County, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, November 18, 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. Gates open at 5 p.m.  Workers are needed to help unload truck and setup tables at 2:30, all other workers are asked to be there by 4 p.m. that day.

Wolfpack Face Warriors Tonight In State Playoff Action

October 30, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

After a one-year hiatus, the Elgin Public-Pope John football team is returning to the Class D-1 State Football Playoffs.
The D1-7 District Champion Wolfpack (5-3) enter the playoffs with a five-game winning streak. They will face Neligh-Oakdale (5-3) on Thursday night at Elgin Field. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m.
It will be a rematch of a game played on Oct. 17, at Elgin Field, where the Wolfpack defeated the Warriors 36 to 20.

Ex-Oakdale Village Clerk Arrested

October 30, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

An Oakdale woman faces two felony charges related to the theft of funds from the Village of Oakdale.
On Friday, Oct. 24, Megan Brandt, 31, of Oakdale, was arrested by Ant-elope County Sheriff Bob Moore on the charges of theft by unlawful taking, a Class III felony; and unauthorized use of a financial transaction device, a Class IV felony. According to Moore, the arrest and charges stem from an investigation by he and Deputy Sheriff Larissa Funk, into a report made by an Oakdale Village Board Member. The report was of funds missing from the Village of Oakdale while Brandt was employed as the village clerk.
As of Tuesday, Brandt was being housed at the Antelope County Jail in Neligh. Bond was set at $100,000, 10 percent by the Antelope County Court.

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