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Vehicle Damages Retaining Wall, Railing At EHS

December 30, 2008 by lmorgan · Leave a Comment 


Sometime between midnight and 6 a.m. Friday a retaining wall at Elgin Public Schools was damaged in an automobile accident.  Elgin Police Chief Bob Moore said an investigation is underway to find the driver of the vehicle which severely damaged a retaining wall located across the street north of the high school gymnasium.

Moore said from evidence at the scene, it appears a vehicle was northbound when the driver lost control and went into the retaining wall. The impact was such that the vehicle had to have assistance from another vehicle to get off the wall.Approximately $1,500 to $2,000 damage was done.  Persons with any information regarding the accident should contact Moore.


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Antelope Memorial Hospital Awards Employees

December 18, 2008 by lmorgan · Leave a Comment 

Employees of Antelope Memorial Hospital were recognized for years of service and the Caring Kind Award at the AMH Christmas party held Saturday, December 13th at the Legion in Neligh.  Receiving awards for 20 years of service were Gwen Beckman, Patty Thiele, Jayne Funk, Cecelia Peterson and Kate Kramer. Receiving awards for 40 years of service were: Carol Busteed and Jan Walton. Awards for 10 years of service were given to Joann Penne, Kristin Zegers, Nancy Flenniken, Karen Hart, Diana Bailey, Phil Hart, Bernita Hutchinson, Brian Whitesel and Michelle Bolling. 


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Baum In Finals Of World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

December 18, 2008 by lmorgan · Leave a Comment 

The Livestock Marketing Association’s (LMA) fourth and last quarterfinal qualifying contest for next summer’s World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) was held December 2 at the Kingsville Livestock Auction in Kingsville, MO.

The three winners and the next five highest scorers move on to the June 13 WLAC, the 46th annual, at Fergus Falls Livestock Auction Market, Inc., Fergus Falls, MN. Included in those five are Ted Baum of O’Neill, NE.


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Batenhorst Baby Daughter Welcomed

December 18, 2008 by lmorgan · Leave a Comment 

Dan and Nikki Batenhorst of LaVista are the parents of a daughter Audrey Elizabeth. She was born Monday, December 8 weighing nine pounds three ounces.

Melvin Salber Death Notice

December 18, 2008 by lmorgan · Leave a Comment 

Melvin B. Salber, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Faith Regional Medical Center in Norfolk, NE.

Funeral services were held Friday, December 12, 2008, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin with Father Dan Andrews officiating.

Interment was at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery with military honors from American Legion Post # 229 and VFW Post #5816.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com

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