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Invenergy to Have Conditional Use Permit Reviewed by Planning Commission

November 30, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

The Antelope County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Monday, December 10 at the Antelope County Courthouse beginning, beginning at 8 p.m.  The hearing will be held to review a conditional use permit application (the “Application”) submitted by Invenergy Wind Development, LLC on behalf of Prairie Breeze Wind Energy, LLC (the “Applicant”).
The property in Antelope County on or within which Applicant seeks authority to construct a Wind Energy Conversion System as defined in Article 15 of the Antelope County Zoning Regulations comprised of wind generation towers and other comparable uses and structures, including a power line to transmit energy generated to Nebraska Public Power District’s 230 kV Kelly– Ft. Randall Line, and the adjacent property thereto, are encompassed within:
• Sections 13-14,22-28,33-36 Township 23N-8W
• Sections 2-3,7-11,13-36 Township 23N-7W
• Sections 1-3,7-8,11-36, Township 23N-6W
• Sections 1-12, 31-32 Township 23N-5W
• Sections 25-36 Township 24N-5W
• Sections 25, 35-36 Township 24N-6W

“Blue Ribbon” Assembly at Elgin Public Schools

November 28, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Elgin Public Elementary students and teachers joined in with Nebraska Govenor Dave Heineman, District 41 Senator Kate Sullivan and Nebraska Commissioner of Education Dr. Roger Breed following an assembly held to recognize the school’s designation as a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School.  With 249 school districts in the state, only six were designated as “Blue Ribbon Schools”. Congratulations to our school!

Wolfpack Repeat as State D-1 Football Champs!

November 21, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

LINCOLN — Trailing at halftime, the Wolfpack rallied in the second half to claim a 40 to 14 victory over Exeter-Milligan in the championship game of the Class D-1 State Playoffs.
Trailing 14 to 8 at halftime, the Wolfpack followed their coach’s simple instructions at halftime. “I told them to take a deep breath and relax. They (the Timberwolves) had stopped us only once and we gave them the ball twice on fumbles. Just relax and execute and you’ll be fine,” Coach Carlie Wells said.
The defense came out strong to start the third quarter, forcing the Wolves to punt. EPPJ took control of the game. Just as they have done all season, the Wolfpack pounded the ball with bruising runs. Tailback Austin Heying gained seven, then quarterback Ross Schindler picked up 22 on a keeper. Fullback Blake Anderson gained the final 14 yards on two plays, covering the final nine yards for the go-ahead touchdown. Schindler’s two-point conversion made the score 16 to 14.

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Teigen Rose Derner

November 21, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Tansie and Justin Derner of Burns, Wyo., are the proud parents of a baby girl, Teigen Rose Derner. She was born November 12, 2012 and weighed 8 pounds and four ounces. She was 20.5 inches long. She joins her sisters Rachel and Rebecca.
Grandparents are Dennis and Sharon Derner of Bartlett, and John and Sharlet Teigen of Belle Fourche, S.D.

PJCC Wins NVC One-Act Competition

November 21, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Last week the Niobrara Valley Conference held their one-act play competition.
Taking home top honors from the event was Pope John Central Catholic High School. Their performance of ‘The Penny Dreadfuls’ earned first place honors as determined by judges at the event.
Named the NVC Outstanding Actress was Jenny Beckman.
Earning actress honors at the competition were Jill Moser, Natalie Beckman, Jenny Beckman, Allison Beckman, Casey Pelster and Devon Baum. Zach Eischeid was recognized in the ‘actor’ category.
The team will next compete at districts to be held Nov. 26 at Wayne State College.
Peggy Payne served as director of the play.
Elgin High Competes
Also competing at NVC’s was Elgin High School. Receiving recognition for their efforts were Juliana Dunn, Ivy Prater, Sharla Schindler, Hunter Thramer, Ashlyn DeWald, Katie Polk, Tyler Smith and Brett Kinney.

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