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City Passes New Wage Ordinance

September 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Meeting on a rare Thursday night, the Elgin City Council disposed of a light agenda in little less than an hour.

On a unanimous vote, the council approved Ordinance No. 622 which will increase employee wages. According to Mayor Evans, the changes will reflect a 3.5 percent increase in wages for the city clerk, utilities superintendent, assistant maintenance and part-time police officer. In approving the ordinance the council voted to suspend the reading on the ordinance at three separate meetings.

Earlier in the meeting the Council held two public hearings. One was to hear comments on the proposed 2010-2011 city budget and the other to hear comments on the proposed levy. City Clerk Vicki Miller said no one offered comments on either the budget or the levy and they were subsequently approved during the meeting. 

The only person attending the meeting, aside from the council members and city officials was Tree Board member Mike Dvorak. Miller said Dvorak indicated that Steve Rasmussen with the Nebraska Forest Service will be in Elgin soon to do an inspection of the trees at thepark. After hearing Rasmussen’s assessment of the park, the board will then take that information into account before submitting the necessary paperwork for a tree grant.

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Steering Committee Formed for Elgin Q125

September 16, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

One meeting last week produced a steering committee, upcoming fundraisers and a truckload of ideas as Elgin’s Q125 celebration was discussed.

Nearly thirty Elgin residents and business people gathered at The Steel Steed on Wednesday to get the ball rolling for the celebration in 2014. Selected to the Q125 Steering Committee were Alan Reicks, Lisa Meers, Gwen Koinzan, Gary Arehart, Jessie Reestman, Donna Mackle and Nick Allemang. 

The overall consensus of those attending the meeting was to plan a 3-day event. The tentative dates of June 20, 21 and 22, 2014 have been chosen.

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This Week’s Classifieds: September 15, 2010

September 15, 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


GARAGE SALE: Saturday, Sept. 18 from 8 am to 3 pm at 400 Elm Street, Elgin. Fall & Christmas decorations, men & women’s clothing, VHS movies, lots of miscellaneous household items. 49p


HELP WANTED: Full Time loader and backhoe operator. Health & other benefits Niewohner Bro. Feedlot, Elgin (402)843-5671. 44tfc

HELP WANTED: Full Time position available for general equipment maintenance. Health & other benefits. Niewohner Bro. Feedlot, Elgin (402)843-5671. 44tfc

HELP WANTED: Full time position; experience preferred in checking, treating or processing cattle.  Health & other benefits. Niewohner Bro. Feedlot, Elgin. (402)843-5671. 44tfc

FULL TIME DELIVERY DRIVER WANTED: CDL-A or -B with hazmat endorsement.  Starting at $12/hr, based on experience. Insurance, vacation and paid holidays.  Call Jerry, Sapp Bros, 402-843-5621 or 866-927-3775. 46tfc

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

HELP WANTED: Full time counter parts person needed. Pick up application at Neligh Auto & Machine or call (402) 887-5557. 43tfc


APPROXIMATELY 10’X13’ OVAL braided rug. Good condition. Call 843-2244. 49p


PASSPORT PHOTOS: Official U.S. and foreign passport and Visa photos available here. Available in under ten minutes. $10 for two images. Appointments recommended. 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


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


Kids and family…thanks for the great celebration at Mahoney Park for our 50th Anniversary. The food, gifts and video of memories. The artwork wasn’t so bad either. We hope all had a great time filled with more memories.  We have been enjoying all the gifts, cards and anniversary wishes. God Bless all of you!

Judy & Gayle Zegers

Thank you to all my friends, family and neighbors for celebrating my surprise birthday gathering with me. Your presence, gifts and kind thoughts are appreciated and lovingly thoughtful. Sincerely…

Norma Peters

I would like to thank the Knights of Columbus for the cash prize I won at the Petersburg bazaar.

Brian Seier

“Dig Pink” at EPPJ Volleyball Game Tuesday Night

September 10, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Dig Pink!  On September 14th for the Stanton vs. EPPJ volleyball game the Wolfpack will be “digging” for a cure for cancer by having a cancer awareness day. 

All students, teachers, and parents are encouraged to wear pink to school and the game that day. 

Ms. Rethmeier has some pink “Fight Like a Girl” against cancer T-shirts still available for sale, mostly youth sizes. 

Please contact her at Elgin Public Schools if interested. 

Thanks for your support!

Creighton Upends Wolfpack 32 to 14 in Football Season Opener

September 9, 2010 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

ELGIN — Down by just six points at halftime, Elgin Public-Pope John couldn’t contain the Creighton Bulldogs’ potent ground game in the second half and fell 32 to 14.

“Our team gave a great effort in the game,” Coach Carlie Wells said about the Wolfpack. “We learned some things about ourselves and the team. I feel confident that we can make the necessary steps to improve. I know our players and coaches will work hard this week to become a better team.”

It marked the first game for the Wolfpack while the Bulldogs were playing their second game and it showed at times..

Having switched from 11-man to 8-man football this year, Creighton brought back a wealth of experience and had a size advantage against the Wolfpack. That size advantage wore down Wolfpack defenders, particularly in the second half.

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