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District #18 School Board to Meet Thursday Night

August 26, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 


The District #18 Board of Education will meet Thursday night, Aug. 27, for a budget workshop session.

The meeting, open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the distance learning room at the high school.

In addition, a number of other items are on the agenda for the second meeting in August. They are:

Action Items

• Elkhorn Rural Public Power

• CD Renewal

• Approve August Budget Expenditures

• Bid for Parking Lot Improvement

• Set the date for the 2009-2010 budget hearing

• Set the date for the 2009-2010 hearing to set the budget levy.

Discussion Items

• Part-time custodial position

• Summer maintenance update

Also, the board is scheduled to hear a report from Principal/Athletic Director Jimmy Feeney III.

City’s Proposed Tax Asking to Rise by $5,400

August 26, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

A date has been set for the Grant City Council to hold a public hearing on the proposed 2009-2010 fiscal year budget.

Tuesday, September 8, has been chosen for the budget hearing which will be held at City Hall.

The hearing will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

According to the budget document, which can be found on page six of this week’s newspaper, the proposed tax asking for 2009-2010 would be $123,500. The figure is $5,400 above the tax asking from one year ago.

For the complete story subscribe to The Elgin Review.

County Budget Hearing to be September 8

August 26, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The proposed budget to be considered by the supervisors came as a result of cutting $300,000 at a meeting earlier this month.

Supervisors agreed to cut more than $200,000 from the ‘at large’ road and bridge fund. 

As a result of their action, the fund will now be reduced to $1.55 million.

Other large budget cuts made at the meeting were more than $24,000 from the county sheriff’s budget; $15,200 from the budget for the weed control authority; and $20,000 from the District #6 budget.

As a result, the supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 8.

The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. in the Antelope County Supervisors’ room at the Antelope County Court House. The meeting is open to the public.

Meis Family Recognized for Volunteer Efforts

August 26, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 


The St. Boniface / St. Bonaventure Parish Picnic was held August 24th on the St. Boniface grounds. Over 125 parishioners were in attendance to enjoy a bar-b-que sponsored by the Stewardship Committee with assistance from the Parish Pastoral Council. The Stewardship Committee of the parish unveiled their selection for the 2008-09 Volunteer of the Year. Ben & Anna Meis were chosen for the many ways they give of their time and talent to the parish. Their largest contributions include their being instrumental in the growing of the Parish Auction to be the success that it is today. Ben has headed up the Parish Auction for the past five years. Anna has been the chair of the St. Boniface Gem Club Dinner for the past 4 years. Both, along with their son Austin and daughter Paige, are willing to help, anytime they are asked.

This Week’s Classifieds: August 26, 2009

August 26, 2009 by lmorgan · Comments Off 


SERVING EITHER Rib Steak or Prime Rib every Monday 6 pm – 9 pm. $10.95. Knotty Pine, 402-386-5488, Petersburg, NE.  1tfc


HELP WANTED: Experienced carpenter. Call 402-340-0146.            46-47c

WANTED: DIETARY Aide/Cook: Position requires ability to do quantity cooking. Must work various shifts including 5:30 a.m. and every other weekend. Competitive pay and benefits. Mary Schwager, HR Director, Antelope Memorial Hospital, Box 229, Neligh, NE 68756, 887-6217, mschwager@amhne.org. EOE            46c

CLINIC BILLING Clerk: Generally M-F in Neligh Clinic, occasionally fill in for receptionist and cover Saturday mornings, may travel to outreach clinics. Experience in medical billing preferred. Competitive pay and benefits. Mary Schwager, HR Director, Antelope Memorial Hospital, Box 229, Neligh, NE 68756, 887-6217, mschwager@amhne.org. EOE            45-46c

TAKING APPLICATIONS for a part-time waitress for mainly weekends. Must be at least 19 years old. Apply at the L Bar B or call 485-2525 and ask for Francis.            41tfc

NOW HIRING: Full time position available for a Farm Mechanic. Niewohner Bros. Feedlot, Elgin, NE. Call 402-843-5671.                20tfc

HELP WANTED: Personnel to work with livestock; must have experience in checking, treating, processing and moving cattle. Competitive wages and benefits. 402-843-5671.            28tfn

HELP WANTED:  Experienced feedlot and farm help needed.  CDL required.  Call Oak Creek Ranch at 402-843-2451.       29tfn


PASSPORT PHOTOS: Official U.S. and foreign passport and Visa photos available here. Available in under ten minutes. $10 for two images. The Elgin Review, 116 South 2nd St, Elgin NE. 402-843-5500.  1tfn

CALL US for fresh flowers, plants, balloon bouquets. Will deliver to Elgin. Flower Corner, 402-887-4441 or 1-800-590-2384.  1tfc

UPS SHIPPING: Jerry’s Feed Service, Elgin, ships UPS packages Monday thru Friday. Full UPS services.  1tfc                         


PETERSBURG COUNTRY Cottages, Petersburg, has an apartment for rent, with attached garage. Appliances included. Lawn care, snow removal and refuse collection provided. Income and age (55 and up) guidelines apply. Call 402-386-5551. 46-47c

FOR RENT: “U” store units – 12’x22’, $45/month; 11’x12’, $30 per month. Call 402-843-2319.  1tfc

FOR RENT: Two-bedroom apartment at Village Homes Apartments, Clearwater. Rental assistance available. Call 402-485-2343.  1tfc

FOR RENT: Smith’s Storage buildings, Elgin. Clean, dry and secure. Sizes 8’ x 16’ and up to 12’ x 24’. Prices start at $28/month. Contact Lee or Marie Smith. 402-843-2391.                   1tfc


A big “Thank You” for the well wishes, food, calls, flowers and stops at the house from my little surgery.

Clara Kamphaus

Thank you to everyone that made it here for the evening meal last week! It is really great when that many people come. And thank you to the Tune Tappers for playing for us. We always enjoy it when they are here. Thank you to the board members for putting together the salad bar. Everything was very, very good! I think the “Name That Tune” game brought some good laughs too. Pearl Fritz got first place, winning half of a watermelon. And Herman Starman won the free meal door prize. Thanks again everyone!

Becky Evans

Elgin Community Center

I want to thank our friends and neighbors for the cards, phone calls and food after the death of my brother.

Marie and Lee Smith

We greatly appreciate the concern shown to us during Benny’s lengthy illness and more recently I the heartfelt expressions of sympathy at his passing. Our gratitude goes out to Pastor Kuhfal and Vicar Schupe for their immediate and ongoing spiritual care. We also take much comfort in the many beautiful cards, visits, gifts of food, floral arrangements and memorials. We treasure the stories you’ve shared as well. God has truly blessed us with wonderful friends!

Tracy and Cindy Prater and family

The Elgin EMTs would like to thank all the golfers for helping make the 12th annual golf tournament a success.  Without you golfing we would not be able to hold the tournament.

            Thank you to the sponsors: Gold Star; Insurance Mart, Inc.  Antelope Memorial Hospital, Bank of Elgin, Boone County Health Center, Central Valley Ag. Dean’s Market, , Beckman Lumber, Central Valley Ag, Elgin One Stop & Sleepin Inn, Elgin Insurance Services, Sapp Bros Petroleum Inc, Todd & Melissa Heithoff and  Stars & Stripes Corner Service.  Silver Star; Niewohner Brothers Inc., Elgin Pharmacy, The Elgin Review and Jerry’s Feed Service.

            Thank you to Boone/Antelope Insurance, Elgin Appliance & More, Dean’s Market and Karl & Margaret Hensley for donating the door and flag prizes.

            Thank you to Mark Schmitt, Mike Schmitt, Tom Reilly, Greg Henn, Tyler Reestman, Bud Miller and Dewayne Cornett for their donations.

            A special thank you to Bethany Miller and Larry Braband for helping with the tournament.

The proceeds of this tournament will be used to purchase new equipment for the rescue unit.


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