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Pope John Alumni Banquet is Saturday

July 25, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

This weekend promises to be a busy one here in Elgin!
The Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday night, July 27, at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
The event will get underway at 5:30 p.m. with Mass at St. Boniface Catholic Church followed by an Open House at Pope John school and a social at the KC Hall running from 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. Dinner is scheduled to be served at 8 p.m.
Honor classes will be 2003, 1998, 1993, 1988, 1983, 1978 and 1973.
The event coincides with the annual Pope John Softball Tournament to be held in Petersburg.

Important Q125 Community Meeting is Monday Night

July 25, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

With less than 11 months to go, Elgin’s Q125 Committee will be holding a community meeting next week to bring residents up to date with plans for the celebration.
The meeting, open to the public and local organizations, will be held Monday, July 29, at the Elgin Community Center, beginning at 7 p.m.
Over the past few months, members of the Q125 committee have been working on fundraising events as well as putting together a scheule of activities for the celebration which will be held June 20-22. Representatives from organizations who are actively participating in the celebration are urged to attend.
Due to the Q125 celebration, there will be no Vetch Days celebration in 2014.

Circus Coming to Elgin on Friday, August 2

July 25, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Thanks to the sponsorship of The Elgin Ko-Ed Group (EKG), Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s Favorite Big Top Circus is coming to Elgin on Friday, August 2. The circus will be located just west of the Elgin football field. Performances will be at 5 & 7:30 p.m. Each performance will last approximately 90 minutes.
To give children a taste of the circus, ‘Skeeter the Clown’ will be at the Elgin Community Center on Monday, July 29, at 1:30 p.m.
Now in its 29th edition, C&M Circus has become internationally known for quality family entertainment. This authentic One-Ring, Big Top Circus has been featured on National Geographic’s Explorer TV series, Entertainment Tonight, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, Arizona Highways Magazine. It has also been featured on the A&E Special: Under the Big Top and most recently, On the Road with Circus Kids, a Nickelodeon special featured on the Nick News Program.
For the complete story, see the print edition of The Elgin Review

Work Is Moving Along

July 18, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Work has begun on the substation for Prairie Breeze Wind Energy LLC. It will be located on the northeast corner of the intersection of 835th Road and 523rd Avenue. Reminder to residents and travelers, wind farm equipment and road equipment (repaving on Highway 14 between Petersburg and Elgin) can be slowing down and stopping traffic. E-R photo

Josephine Weiss

July 18, 2013 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Alan and Rita Weiss of Papillion are the proud parents of a baby girl, Josephine Kathleen, born May 31, 2013. She weighed 10 pounds and five ounces at birth. She was welcomed an older sister, Lily, and brothers Elijah and Ryan. Grandparents are Joe and the late Theresa Knievel; Lucille Knievel of Norfolk; and Ron & Kathy Weiss of Papillion.

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