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For Early Voters In Antelope County….

Here is an updated Early Voter Registration form from the Antelope County.

FFA “Feed The Farmer,” Labor Auction To Be Friday

Good labor at a great price! That’s what farmers and ranchers will be looking for Friday night following the conclusion of the Elgin Public-Pope John...

Reward Offered For Information On Weekend Arson Fires

Person or persons unknown caused thousands of dollars in damage in four separate fires starting Friday and continuing into Saturday morning. A $1,000 reward is...

State Fire Marshal Asked To Investigate Hay Bale Fires Early Saturday Morning

The State Fire Marshal’s office has been notified today (Saturday) regarding two suspicious hay bale fires this morning. Elgin Fire Chief Jim Kittelson said Elgin...

37th Annual Elgin Fall Festival Is Saturday

The 2016 Elgin Fall Festival Crafts and Products Fair will be held this Saturday, October 1 at the St. Boniface Auditorium, Third and Remington...

Former EPS Teachers Take On New Roles As Librarians

By Jaime Hoefer Student Intern The Public Library in Elgin gained a couple of new faces this August! Former Elgin Public teachers Barb Bode and Diane Gunderson...

Dr. Scholl Recounts Time Spent At Rio Olympics

Blame it on Rio. Patients will have to forgive Dr. Derek Scholl for a while as, while making sure he is taking care of his...

Oktoberfest To Be Saturday Night

Once again, Elgin and area residents will celebrate their German heritage. On Saturday, Sept. 17, the annual Oktoberfest celebration returns to the KC Hall in...

Power Outages To Affect Elgin Businesses Next Week

Improvements to Elgin’s electrical system, being made by Elkhorn Rural Public Power District, will affect a number of businesses next week. On Tuesday, Sept....

Get Ready To Splash In New Pool Next Summer

By Dennis Morgan Publisher Forty minutes of discussion, sometimes tense, came before the Elgin City Council made a decision which will be felt in the community...

Pope John Students Mandated By Archbishop Lucas

Seven Pope John XXIII high school students were mandated as lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) Wednesday night, September 7th at a special...

Many Locals Earn Ribbons At Nebraska State Fair

Antelope County 4Hers winning ribbons at the Nebraska State Fair have been announced. They were: Bailey Ahlers — Clearwater — Red Ribbon for 4H Consumer...

Pope John XXIII High School Welcomes Former Teacher And Principal

As Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School enters a year-long celebration of its 50th year, past students, faculty and staff are welcome to...

Anne Meis To Be Featured In Ag Women Documentary By NECC

Speaking to the Elgin FFA Chapter Tuesday night, Nebraska Soybean Board Member Anne Meis (center) was surprised to learn she will be the subject...

Sudden Winds And Hail Cause Damage South Of Elgin

A number of farms were in the path of damaging straight-line winds coupled with hail on Tuesday afternoon. The path was narrow but the...

Wolfpack Girls To Start Year At EV Jamboree

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — Having reached the district finals the last three years, Elgin Public-Pope John has established itself as one of the best...

Wolfpack Football Team Opens Season At Home On Friday

By Dennis Morgan Publisher ELGIN — Victories came easy for the Wolfpack last season, posting an 8-3 record. Then, 10 seniors led the way as EPPJ...

Foreign Exchange Student Wenting Yu Back For Second Year At PJCC

By Marie Meis Student Intern The 2016-2017 school year marks the return of Pope John foreign exchange student, Wenting Yu. It’s rare for an exchange student...

Last Splash Saturday To Mark End, New Beginning

The Elgin Swimming Pool may have closed for the season Sunday afternoon, but there’s still one more opportunity to make a big splash in...

Governor Ricketts Joins Morgan To Present State Senator Sullivan With NPA President’s Award

District #41 State Senator Kate Sullivan received one of the highest awards from the Nebraska Press Association during a presentation Saturday night at the...