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Vetch Days Schedule Finalized

May 27, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

With less than a month remaining before the annual Vetch Days celebration, the schedule of events was finalized at the May meeting of the Elgin Chamber/Community Club.

Meeting at the Steel Steed Steakhouse & Saloon, members reviewed plans for the celebration and discussed the possibility of several additional events to help fill out the schedule.

The celebration will be held June 22-24.

Fallen Remembered on Memorial Day

May 27, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Bright sunlight illuminated tombstones and made the colors of flowers jump out Monday morning as Memorial Day was observed with ceremonies at local cemeteries.

As has been the custom through the years, Elgin residents turned out in large numbers to remember loved ones and honor those who have served in our military.

There was a large turnout at West Cedar Valley and St. Boniface cemeteries for the 11 a.m. program.

During a program which lasted approximately 25 minutes, patriotic music was performed by students from Elgin Public Schools, ceremonial flowers were placed at the war memorial and a 21-gun salute was conducted to honor veterans of military service now deceased.

Guest speaker for the morning program was Dennis Morgan, publisher of The Elgin Review.

EPS Awards Night Held Last Week

May 20, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Awards Night was held at Elgin Public Schools on Tuesday night, May 12.

Fr. Fangman Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Ordination

May 20, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Father Paul Fangman, a native of Raeville, celebrates the sixtieth anniversary of his ordination in the priesthood this May. 

Fr. Fangman has been a parish priest in Primrose, Butte, Clarks and Platte Center. He retired to Lindsay were his health later sent him to Wolf Memorial Home in Albion. Cards may reach Fr. Fangman c/o Wolf Memorial Home, PO Box 271, Albion, Nebraska 68620-0271.

Crusader Golf Team Headed to State

May 20, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

EWING — For the seventh consecutive year, Pope John Central Catholic’s golf team will compete for the team title at the Class D State Golf Tournament next week in Kearney.

On Monday, Pope John won the Class D-2 District Golf Tournament played at Summerland Golf Course.

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