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Vetch Days Celebration Starts This Weekend

June 23, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

So much to do, so much to see, the annual Vetch Days celebration will be held Monday through Wednesday, June 27-29.

The theme for this year is Vetchstock — Three Days of Peace, Love & Vetch. This year’s celebration will have a 1960s feel to it as Elgin builds towards their Q125 Celebration to be held in 2014.

Richard’s Amusements will be here all three evenings. Carnival tickets are now on sale at City Limits, The Station, Elgin One Stop and Dean’s Market.

Several activities get underway on Saturday, June 25. The community’s annual garage sales will be held, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing the remainder of the day. Also on that day, mud volleyball will be played, beginning at 10:30 a.m., on the lot south of Corner Service.

Saturday evening the attention will turn to remembering past accomplishments at Elgin and St. Boniface High Schools. Alumni banquets will be held at locations around town.

Scheduled for Sunday, June 26, are two activities. FCCLA members will hold a pancake feed from 9 a.m. to noon at the Elgin High School lunch room. That evening, bingo will be played at the KC Hall, starting at 7 p.m.

Vetch Days formally begins Monday, June 27, with water fights for young and the young at heart. They will be held east of the fire hall.

The Elgin Public Library will hold a living book presentation event at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 27, as part of the Vetch Days celebration. It will be held at ‘Vetchville’ located between City Hall and Huffman-Levander Funeral Home.

The Elgin Community Center will be serving ‘walking tacos’ and ‘sloppy joes’ from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All are invited to attend. Vetchville will be the starting point for a ‘Poker Walk’ beginning at 7 p.m.

Kid’s karaoke will be held at Boomerang’s from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Adult karaoke will begin at Boomerang’s at 9 p.m.

Tuesday activities begin with a pool party from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elgin City Pool. Kid’s races are scheduled for Elgin City Park, starting at 4 p.m. A Kid’s Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. Participants will begin to lineup at 6 p.m. behind Jerry’s Feed. The Grand Parade will start at 7 p.m. Lineup will begin at 6 p.m. at Elgin City Park. Due to a decision by the Nebraska Department of Roads, the parade route has been changed The route will begin at the park and go west to Third Street, then turn south and finish at Bowen Street. City Clerk Vicki Miller said parking along Third Street is prohibited during the parade. During and following the parade, an ice cream social will be held at the Fire Hall sponsored by the Q125 Committee. Throughout the remainder of the evening will be a ‘cruise night.’ At Boomerangs, beginning at 8 p.m., will be live music featuring Kelly DeVault. He will be playing till midnight.

Wednesday activities will begin at 3 p.m. with a Kid’s Scavenger Hunt starting at the park. Sand volleyball will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the park. Sign-up at Boomerang’s.

The annual Community BBQ will be at the KC Hall from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free will donations will be accepted. An EMT Blood Pressure/Sugar Clinic will be in front of the KC Hall. An Adult Scavenger Hunt will begin at 8 p.m. at the Steel Steed.

Starting at 9 p.m. and going till midnight at the Steel Steed, there will be live music by Corey, Mark & Tom.

Make plans now to attend!

This Week’s Classifieds: June 15, 2011

June 17, 2011 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


Elgin Community-Wide Garage Sale: Saturday, June 25 beginning at 8 am. Map will be printed in the 6/23 issue of the Elgin Review and copies will be available at 7:30 am at Dean’s Market, Elgin One Stop, The Station and City Limits. Call 402-843-5500 Mon-Fri by 5:30 pm to have your garage sale included!            34-36c


Wanted: Irrigation pipe to use for fence post. Call Keith Clark at 402-843-2338. 35-37p


For Sale: Acreage 4 mi. SW of Elgin. Large house in a beautiful setting, 4 bedrooms/2 bath/large family room. Several outbuildings. Serious inquiries only. 402-843-8294/402-992-4739. 36-37p


HELP WANTED: Part time kitchen help. Apply at L Bar B or call 402-485-2525 or 402-485-9261 and ask for Francis.         36tfc

HELP WANTED: Full time, on farm job with health benefits. Contact Oak Creek Ranch at 402-843-2451.         35tfc

JOB OPENING - Housekeeper: Competitive salary and benefits. Contact: Mary Schwager, HR, Antelope Memorial Hospital, Box 229, Neligh, mschwager@amhne.org, 402-887-6217, FAX 402-887-4092, EOE. 35-36c

Employment Opportunity

Village of Oakdale

Maintenance/Utility Superintendent

Village of Oakdale, Nebraska (Pop. 322-Antelope County), seeks a Village full time Maintenance/Utility Superintendent. Individual is to coordinate, oversee, manage and assist in the operation of all departments. Departments include General Government, Street, Water, Park, and Wastewater. Certification in wastewater and water are desired but the Village is willing to train. Water system will require Grade IV Water Operator certification along with Wastewater System will require Lagoon certification, but successful applicant may acquire this certification and others as needed in a timely basis. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid drivers license with good driving record, and pass a drug test. Deadline for applications will be June 23, 2011 at 4 pm.

Questions may be directed to and/or application may be picked up:

Village of Oakdale

400 Fifth Street

PO Box 10

Oakdale, NE 68761


Village of Oakdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider, also complies with E-Verify requirements.

WANTED:  Fulltime Help, includes fuel delivery and service. Qualifications: CDL-A or CDL-B with hazmat endorsement and good driving record required.  Excellent benefits. Call Jerry, 402-843-5621. 32tfc

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.         29tfn

Help Wanted: Full time CDL truck driver, benefit package. Applications at Ag Agronomy in Oakdale. Contact Jude at 402-776-2453.                 23tfc


IN-HOME CARE: Certified Medication Aide available for In-home health care. Flexible hours and care levels available. For more Information, call 402-843-8448.              35-36p

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: 2-bedroom apartment. Call 843-2373.   19tfn

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


Thank you to the Elgin EMTs for their quick response and professional care after my accident, and also t anyone else who came to assist. A special thank you to Duane & Vicki for making sure I was taken good care of.

Norma Koinzan

Thanks to the many friends and relatives who attended our open house and for the cards and gifts. We’re so grateful to our children and their families for hosting the event. God Bless all of you.

John & Betty Thiele

Thanks and love to our kids and grandkids for the wonderful 50th Anniversary celebration. The invitations, food, including a replica of our wedding cake, the decorations and music video-you guys are the greatest! Also, thanks to Mary for your always awesome cakes, to Moyers for lending us a dress form to display my wedding gown, and for all the cards and gifts we received. To everyone who came to celebrate with us, it was a night we will never forget.

Don and Bev Meadows

A Big Thank You!  For everyone who stopped out at last Friday’s Open House – we had good weather and a great turnout.  Thanks for your support and we look forward to serving everyone for many years to come.

Precision Repair

Pearl Moore

June 16, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Pearl M. Moore

Pearl M. (Schrunk) Moore, 100 of Neligh, NE passed away Monday, June 13, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011 at the Community of Christ Church in Clearwater, NE, with Marvin Morsbach officiating.

Interment will follow in the All Saints Cemetery near Clearwater. Visitation will be 4:00-6:00 p.m. Thursday at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin, NE.

Heithoff, Bauer to Play in All-Star Volleyball Game Friday; Thiele-Blecher to Coach ‘Dark’ Team

June 16, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Elgin will be well represented Friday night when Northeast Community College hosts the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Classic. The match will begin at 7 p.m. in the Cox Activities Center gym.

Wolfpack Coach Tina Thiele-Blecher, along with Lutheran High Northeast coach Kathy Gebhardt, will serve as coaches of the Dark Team.    Wolfpack team members Jessica Heithoff and Michelle Bauer will play on the Dark Squad. Other members of the squad and their high schools include: Norfolk High’s Kali Frowick;  Lutheran High Northeast’s Karissa Blank, Mallory Weaver, & Becky Wessel; Tracy Peitz & Dana Dickes of Hartington Cedar Catholic; Stuart’s Shelby Myers; West Holt’s Hannah Dostal; Wakefield’s Keri Lunz; and Dana Kluthe of Dodge.

Teresa Watters of Winside and Joyce Hoskins of Wayne will serve as coaches of the Light Team.

Members of the Light Team and their high schools include Norfolk Catholic’s Sarah Pieper, Lacey Prusa, & Erin Anderson; Howells’ Janessa Evert; Winside’s Audrey Roberts; Chambers’ Laura Tomjack, Kelsey Owen, & Megan Hoffman; Battle Creek’s Jaci Weidner; Wayne’s Elisa Robinson; Wisner/Pilgers’s Rachel Schulz; and West Point Central Catholic’s Lindsey Boyum.

Schindler to Play in Sertoma 8-Man All-Star Game

June 16, 2011 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The 2011 Nebraska 8-Man All-Star Game will be held at the Hastings College Football Complex on Saturday, June 18, at 1:30 p.m.

The Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack will be represented in the game by Corey Schindler who will be a member of the ‘West’ team.

Joining Schindler on the ‘West’ team are Kale Anderson, Sandhills; Djorn Dunlap, Eustis-Farnam; Heath Anderbery, Axtell; Dylan Chesley, South Loup; Grant Jeffres, Burwell; Dustin Park, Arapahoe; Garrett Howitt, Stuart; Jay Kindler, Alma; Justin Dahlgren, Bertrand; Kendell McCarthy, West Boyd; Zach Call, Mullen; Zach Olmstead, Overton; Sawyer Monroe, Silver Lake; Jacob Jensen, Overton; Kade Clark, Kenesaw; Gabe Connealy, Mullen; Damon Steinbrink, Loomis; Holden Wetzler, Creighton; Braden Rieker, Eustis-Farnam; Garrett Reese, Pleasanton; Jeremy Reimers, Leyton; Jordan Morrill, Creighton; and Aaron Hemenway, Clearwater/Orchard.

Head coach will be Craig Schnitzler of Kenesaw, assisted by Lance Howitt, Stuart; Luke Gideon, Burwell; and Dave Kucera, Kenesaw.

Making up the ‘East’ squad are Clayton Moore, Friend; Cameron Smith, East Butler; Jason Pohlmeier, Lawrence-Nelson; Derreck Eastman, Giltner; Cody Stalp, West Point CC; Jordan Gustafson, High Plains Community; Michael Koehler, Osmond; Dwight Hanze, Humphrey; John Parrish, Sterling; Ben Jacobson, Newman Grove; Sam Schlautman, Howells; Erik Derby, Pawnee City; Matthew Stansberry, Bancroft-Rosalie; Jared Robeson, Lewiston; Cory Brester, Howells; Jonny Hagedorn, West Point CC; Gage Baker, Deshler; DJ Bamesberger, Hampton; Luke Sevhla, Clarkson; Michael Marr, Pawnee City; Nate Schluter, Friend; Conrad Sell, Bruning-Davenport; Zachary McPhillips, Humphrey St. Francis; Mason Mailahn, Meridian.

Head coach will be Jim Pfeiffer of Friend. He will be assisted by Tim Hamilton, Omaha Christian Academy; Clint Jones, Meridian; and Jared Stutzman, Friend.

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