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Fredrickson Estate Helps Scholarship Fund

March 31, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

For seven years, she helped shape the education of students at Elgin Public Schools. Now, the estate of Dr. Gayla Fredrickson will help students from EPS and Pope John Central Catholic High School continue their education.

The Elgin Area Community Foundation’s (EACF) scholar-ship drive will benefit the next 10 years due to a donation from the Fredrickson estate. She passed away in July 2009. 

Persons wishing to make a donation can send it to the Elgin Area Community Foundation, PO Box 345, Elgin, NE 68636-0345.

This Week’s Classifieds: March 24, 2010

March 24, 2010 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


Taking Applications for a part-time waitress, mainly weekends. Must be at least 19. Apply at the L Bar B in Clearwater or call 485-2525 or 485-9261 and ask for Francis.                 16tfc

SEMI DRIVER Wanted: Full time position available. CDL, good driving record and experience hauling livestock required. Contact Len at 402-843-5672. Niewohner Trucking, Elgin, Nebraska.                          48tfc

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


WANTED TO Buy: Nicer house in or near Elgin. Charles Dickau, 402-394-1663. 21-25p


2003 Ford Taurus SES, 142K. 402-843-2337.           23c

FOR SALE: 2009 Prairie Hay. Will deliver in 25+ ton loads. Charles Dickau, 402-394-1663.                        21-25p

FOR SALE: House along Highway 14 in Elgin. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, attached garage. $25,000 FIRM. Taxes paid. Call 402-843-8675.     23-31p


NOW TAKING orders for Graduation and First Communion cakes.  Mallory Fangman, 843-2458.      23-24p

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


WANTED: POWER Raking. 402-843-5425. Larry Pelster.   24-25p


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


I would like to thank all my friends and relatives for all the visits, cards and flowers during my stay in Norfolk after my surgery. I would also like to thank Rev. Kuhfal for his visits and the Lutheran Ladies Aid for the food. Your thoughtfulness was very much appreciated.

Fred Nelson

We would like to thank everyone for the prayers, cards, flowers, prayers, and expressions of sympathy. Special thanks to Tony Levander for all the support and extras, Millie for helping Mom look great and the people who helped with the luncheon. So many people did so much – thank you!

Janelle Weed’s Family

Our thanks to everyone for your kind thoughts, cards, words, prayers, spiritual bouquets and flowers at the loss of Lita. Special thanks to the EMT’s for their quick response. To Sharon Gossman and nurses at Antelope Memorial Hospital…to the Dr’s and nurses at Faith Regional Center in Norfolk for their professional care. To Lyle and Betty Mackel for their help during this stressful time. Thanks to all who brought in food. Special thanks to neighborhood ladies who hosted the coffee after the wake…Circle 1 for preparing the delicious meal. To Fr. Dan Andrews for his spiritual guidance during this difficult time. To Fr. Kramper and Fr. McKercher for their assistance at Mass. To Tony Levander for his guidance and help. Words cannot express our gratitude.

Jerry Tunink

Heithoff Family

Tunink Family

The Elgin Chamber/Community Club thanks the Bob and Teresa Moore family for organizing this year’s Chili Cookoff.  A big “thank you” to the VFW Auxiliary members, Teresa Heying, Betty Getzfred, Alan and Michelle Reicks, Jenni VonBonn, Greg Tharnish and the chili “cooks” for their help serving and cleaning up. Also, thank you to the Knights of Columbus for donating the use of their hall and to Dave Hoefer for his assistance.  Special thanks to the Pope John musical performers and to the Saints and Sinners for the entertainment they provided. You can’t have a cookoff without judges – thanks to Betty Getzfred, Steve Dennis and Janet Koinzan for lending us your taste buds for the evening.  So many people helped, please accept this thank you if we didn’t mention you by name.  All was appreciated!

Legacy of Love

A wife, a mother, a grandma too,?

This is the legacy we

have from you.?

You taught us love

and how to fight,?

You gave us strength,

you gave us might.?

A stronger person would

be hard to find,?

And in your heart, you

were always kind.?

You fought for us all in

one way or another,?

Not just as a wife not

just as a mother.?

For all of us you gave your best,?

Now the time has come

for you to rest.?

So go in peace, you’ve

earned your sleep,?

Your love in our hearts,

we’ll eternally keep.

We would like to express our most sincere thanks and appreciation to everyone for the food, flowers, cards, phone calls, hugs, thoughts and prayers shown to our family during this difficult time and over the past 18 months. A special thanks to our family who came to the hospital to be with us and to those who took care of things at home, especially our “cleaning elves”. Without you all, we would not be able to keep taking those steps forward.

The family of Sheri Sehi


Kris, Mike, Mattie and Preston

Jill and Derek

Thank you to the Rescue Squad – Dean, Tony, Jan, Gloria, Vicki – for your help. Also to Uncle Phil, Aunt Julie and Tammy.

Wayne Ives


Pope John Spring Musical This Weekend

March 24, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Three performances this weekend  are scheduled for the spring musical at Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High. 

Cinderella (Enchanted Edition) will be performed Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoon at St. Boniface Gymnasium. 

Performances will be held in the St. Boniface Gym in Elgin on Friday and Saturday, March 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.  For ticket information and reserved seats please contact the high school at 843-5325. 

During intermission, we will feature a “Prince and Princess Parade.”  Children can dress up as the prince or princess of their choice and they will be introduced with a spotlight and fanfare!

VonBonn Chili Champ

March 24, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Nearly three hours after it started, there was little chili left to be served at the second annual Chili Cook-Off held Saturday night.

There was plenty to sample this year as 15 different varieties of chili were there to sample, and winning top honor was Jenni VonBonn for Hot Chili.


Vetch Days Planning Continues

March 24, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Elgin’s Vetch Days celebration is set for June 26-30 and event planning continues.  Acting on an idea shared by the Petersburg Community Club, the Elgin Chamber will seek to form a student advisory board, consisting of students from the local schools, to help come up with ideas for Vetch Days’ activities. Todd Heithoff agreed to serve as a contact person for this endeavor.

A possible theme for the Q125 Vetch Days parade is the 50’s but is still open for suggestions.

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