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Here’s Hoping For A Lamb!

March 1, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Cold temperatures, wind and snow greeting the Elgin area today (March 1st).  One event (PJCC Speech Meet) was cancelled but the little kid’s wrestling tournament went on as scheduled with a good turn-out!  Maybe the “February thaw” will be coming for us in March!  E-R photo

Wolfpack Dancers Earn Awards At State Contest

February 27, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Wolfpack Dance Team participated - for the first time ever - at the Nebraska State Dance Contest. The contest was held this past Saturday in Grand Island. The team placed third in Jazz and seventh in Pom.According to sponsor Lauren Vaisvilas, the team competed in the C2 class on Saturday afternoon. “It was a long day,” she said, as the competition started at 3:30 and the girls didn’t finish until 9:15 that night. Vaisvilas said each team performed once in each of their categories. Congratulations to the team!  Wolfpack dance team members this year who competed at the state competition Saturday were (front row, l-r): Kayla Nelson, Jill Schindler, Jordan Mescher, Casey Pelster, Allison Beckman and Sharla Schindler. Back row: Ivy Prater, Karissa Dicke, Liz Selting, Taya Voborny and Brie Gossman. E-R file photo

Final Deadline Set For Ordering Q125 History Books

February 27, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Q125 history book is almost a done deal for Elgin. The book committee will be receiving their final proof from the printer any day now to give their okay to.  Once it has been received the green light, they will be providing the printer with the number of copies to print.
If you have sent in your form and payment, everything is set for your book.
On the other hand, if you haven’t sent in your payment (with the form from the brochure) its almost too late!
The committee will receive final orders with payment until Friday, March 7, 2014. If payment is not received by this deadline, any unpaid order will be disregarded.
A very limited number of extra copies will be ordered above the number of paid books on file. If you haven’t paid and reserved a copy, the extras will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis and once they are gone, they are gone since this is a limited edition.
To order your book before the deadline, pick up a form at various businesses around Elgin including The Steel Steed (front entryway), Elgin Pharmacy, the Elgin Review, the Bank of Elgin and Dean’s Market.  Fill out the form and include payment. Cost is $65 per copy.
Forms and payment should be mailed to Q125 Book, PO Box 58, Elgin, NE 68636
If you have questions concerning your order, please email the committee at elginsq125@gmail.com
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Kalvelage Trust Donates To New Community Sign

February 27, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Another large donation has been received for a new community sign here in Elgin.
Anne Parks, secretary of the Elgin Community Club, announced Monday night that the Richard Kalvelage Trust has awarded the club $2,500 for the purchase of a new electrical sign. The announcement was made at the February meeting of the community club.
Previously, the Elgin Community Foundation awarded a $2,500 grant. And, at their February meeting, the Elgin City Council contributed $5,000 from sales tax/economic development funds, with the stipulation that the sign remain at its current location.
Parks said a grant request has been made to the Antelope County Tourism Board.

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

Firefighters Respond To Truck Fire Friday

February 21, 2014 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

A truck hauling a car caught on fire shortly after 11 a.m. this morning. EVFD responded to the call at 11:15 and spent just over an hour on the scene. Truck owner, Ron Hoerle of Chambers, was near the Wheeler/Antelope county line on Highway 70 when he noticed a fire inside his cab. According to EVFD Chief Jim Kittelson, Hurley attempted to put out the fire himself. The FD quickly got the fire extinguished upon arrival and monitored the dry grass in the area to make sure no grass fires were smoldering. Kittleson believes the fire started in the electrical wiring and he stated that the truck was totaled.

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