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News from the Elgin, NE area!

Halloween Day activities in Elgin

Temperatures will be on the chilly side on Halloween for youngsters heading out in search of treats. Thursday’s high is projected to be 41 degrees...

Jacob to face trial by jury in January

An Antelope County Commissioner who was fired earlier this year from his job working for the county, will soon have his day in court. A...
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Two vehicle accident this morning

Accident shuts down portion of Highway 70 The Nebraska State Patrol, Antelope County Sheriff's Department and Elgin Rescue personnel were on the scene early this...
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Preister’s Americanism essay is #1

Preister wins on the national level Congratulations to Marissa Preister who was chosen as a winning entry in the American Legion Auxiliary’s Americanism Essay Contest...

Help available for Medicare PDA enrollment

The Homestead Service Coordinator’s (HSC) office will again be offering Medicare Prescription Drug Plan counseling and enrollment. Assistance is available thanks to funding from...

Date Announced for annual PJCC dinner theatre

The Pope John Drama Team is preparing for their annual dinner theatre.  They will be performing on Saturday, Nov. 16, in the St. Boniface...

Heithoff earns NATA recognition

The Nebraska Art Teacher’s Association (NATA) has recognized an Elgin art teacher for her involvement both in and outside of the classroom. Rita Heithoff, art...

Mobile food pantry to be in Neligh next week

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches, individuals, and businesses in the area, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 4-5:30...

AAAC to kick off season with concert/dance

The Albion Area Arts Council will start its 2019-2020 season on Saturday, October 12 with a special concert and dance featuring the popular Country...

Congressman Smith in Neligh today

Third District Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will meet area constituents this Thursday, Oct. 10, in Neligh. The event, described by Smith’s office as “Coffee...

Recall election 5 days Away

Steady. That’s the word Antelope County Election Commissioner/County Clerk Lisa Payne used to describe voting in the recall election. Ballots are being hand-delivered to the clerk’s...

ECC annouces plans for Christmas parade on Dec 1

By Lynell Morgan C0-Publisher At last week’s meeting of the Elgin Community Club, members approved changes to Kid’s Shopping Day, held annually in December. The first major...

PJCC to Crown Homecoming Royalty Sunday Night

Pope John Homecoming Coronation Ceremonies will be held Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. The ceremony, to be held at St. Boniface Gym, will begin at...

Spirit Week Begins Monday at EPS

Homecoming is right around the corner at Elgin Public School! According to instructor Stacy Shumake Henn, Spirit Week will be held Monday, Sept. 30 through...

EPPJ Netters Defeat Shelby/Rising City

HOWELLS — Elgin Public-Pope John picked up their second victory of the season Saturday, winning one of three matches at the Howells-Dodge Tournament. The Wolfpack...

City Council to Take Action On Dogs

There was plenty of business to tend to last week when the Elgin City Council met. Four members of the council and Mayor Mike Schmitt...

The Antelope County Commissioners Pass 19/20 Budget

The Antelope County Commissioners approved the 2019/2020 fiscal budget which will raise taxes on property owners. On separate three-to-one vote (Commissioner Allan Bentley was absent),...

Recall Election Less Than One Month Away

In less than a month, Antelope County voters will decide a recall election involving District #3 Commissioner Allan Bentley and District #5 Commissioner Tom...

School tax levy in Lowest in Nebraska

The District #18 Board of Education can lay claim to being #1 across the state. Meeting Wednesday night, Sept. 11, the board unanimously voted to...

School board approves Eagles’ Nest shade

Meeting last week, the District #18 Board of Education approved a project to provide some relief from hot conditions at the Eagle’s Nest. Having discussed...