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Pope John Graduates Told to “Dream Big”

There was nary an open seat in the St. Boniface Gymnasium Sunday afternoon as the 42nd graduating class of Pope John XXIII Central Catholic...

Vetch Days Schedule Finalized

With the annual Vetch Days celebration little more than a month away, the Elgin Chamber of Commerce / Community Club has begun to finalize...

Supervisors Scheduled Special Meeting To Settle Lawsuit With Former Deputies

A lawsuit filed by two former deputies in the Antelope County Sheriff's Department appears to have reached a climax. It was learned last week that...

Postal Service Mailing Prices To Change May 11

On May 11, the price for a 1-ounce First-Class Mail stamp will increase from 42 to 44 cents. Elgin Postmaster, Sandy Kerkman, reminds customers...

Prom Royalty

Saturday night was a night to remember for students at Pope John Central Catholic High School as juniors and seniors participated in Prom 2009....

City Council Approves Summer Armor Coating, Pool Projects

City Hall Improvements Proposed With Spring at hand and summer not that far off, the Elgin City Council Monday night turned their attention to work...

UENRD Says Moratorium Remains on Existing Irrigated Acres and New Well Development

The Lower Platte River Fully Appropriated Designation which includes the Elkhorn and Loup basins was reversed on April 8, 2009.  However, due to the passage...

UW to Perform Musical Monday at St. Boniface

The University of Wyoming’s musical theatre group, the Centennial Singers will perform the musical, “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 18, at...

Wait Ends For Three to Visit WWII Memorial

“A once in-a-lifetime experience”.   This was the statement that Jerry Tunink, Alvin Schrage and Ray Dinslage repeated several times as they shared details of...

Highway 14 Association to Meet in Nelson

Highway 14 Association, Inc. meeting will be held Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 10 a.m. at the Old Bank Coffee Shop located on the...

We’re Now the Red, Black & Silver Wolfpack

Students Choose, Boards Ratify Colors, Mascot for Sports Co-op for Elgin-Pope John The students have spoken and the school boards have approved new colors and...

Breaking News – Three WWII Vets Travel To Washington On Last Honor Flight

Alvin Schrage, Ray Dinslage and Gerhard Tunink left Elgin Wednesday morning headed to Omaha.  Early Thursday morning, the three boarded a flight bound for Washington...

Three Local Veterans to be On Heartland Honor Flight

As young men, they answered their nation’s call and stepped forward to help win the Second World War. They are part of what is commonly...

NPPD Receives 20 Proposals for Wind Farms

A total of 20 proposals from nine wind developers were received by Nebraska Public Power District in response to its most recent wind energy-related...

Knights “Da Ladies Nite Out” A Roaring Success!

Over 200 ladies filled the Knights of Columbus Hall last Wednesday night during the 2009 "Da Ladies Night Out." The event is sponsored annually...

NPPD Receives 18 Proposals for Wind Farms

A total of 18 proposals from nine wind developers were received by Nebraska Public Power District in response to its most recent wind energy-related...

Funeral Services Held Tuesday for Rick Huffman

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon for longtime Elgin businessman Richard. B. Huffman. Richard Belden Huffman, 82, passed away Wednesday, April 8, at the Golden...

Scholarship Drive Rises to Over $3,400

Donations continue to be accepted for the Elgin Scholarship Drive. Last year eight students (four each from Elgin High School and Pope John Central...

District #18 to Explore Heating Improvements

The District #18 Board of Education will explore several options to improve the comfort of students and staff during the coming months. At Wednesday night’s...

Bloodmobile Visit To Elgin Cancelled

The April 14th Bloodmobile scheduled in Elgin has been cancelled due to several high-profile conflicts.  One will be scheduled at a later date.