All Elgin residents are reminded to remove their vehicles from the streets when it snows, so the City can clean the streets properly. Also, all residents are responsible for the proper clearing of their sidewalks and driveways of snow and ice.
Donations received in the past week came from Amy Moser of Lincoln, Leon F. Holtman of White Salmon, WA, James D. Ponton of Reno, NV, Lewis Lehr of Scottsdale, AZ in memory of Elmo Lehr, Margaret Kelly of Fairfield, IA, David & Martha Boes of Great Falls, MT, Mike and Connie Dvorak of Elgin, and Terry & Michelle Reicks of Elgin. The total received so far is $2,795.
The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club, with the help of the Neligh office of the Department of Health & Human Services, will be working to collect items for four families in the immediate Elgin area. A collection box is now set up at Dean’s Market to accept donations of food, toys, clothing and monetary items.
The Elgin Christmas Lighting Contest will be held once again this year. Judges will be looking at three categories with a first and second prize for “Best Overall Lighting”, “Religious” and “Most Original”.
Judging will be held on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. People are encouraged to have their lights on at that time.
Having interviewed once, been hired and had his contract extended twice, District #18 Interim Superintendent Lee Hall will likely have to interview for his position again. At Thursday night’s meeting of the District #18 Board of Education, Hall learned that the school district will again interview candidates for the superintendent’s position. Hall’s current contract will expire June 30, 2009. It took two votes to set the wheels in motion for the position to become open.
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