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EPS School Board to Meet May 15

The District #18 (EPS) Board of Education is scheduled to meet tonight. The May regular meeting of the school board will be Wednesday night, May...

Elgin Pool Opening May27

The opening date for the Elgin Swimming Pool was set by the City Council last week. The pool will open for the season on...

Wolfpack golf compete at Wausa

Niobrara-Verdigre host meet at Wausa. WAUSA — Neligh-Oakdale claimed the team title Wednesday at the Niobrara-Verdigre Invite. Played at the golf course in Wausa, the Warriors...

PJ Development Dinner to be Sunday night, April 14

The 33nd annual Pope John Development Dinner will be held on Palm Sunday, April 14 (this Sunday). Annually, Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School...

Seven selected for Academic All-State honors

Each year the Nebraska School Activities Association and the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association recognize students who have been nominated by their schools, based on their individual...

Mace to serve three to five years at Nebraska Department of Corrections

An Elgin woman has been sentenced to serve time in the Nebraska Department of Corrections. Jessica Mace, 37, was sentenced on the charge of theft...

EHS to host Bloodmobile on April 17

Elgin High School will host the Red Cross Bloodmobile on Wednesday, April 17. Sponsored by NHS students, the bloodmobile will run from 9 a.m. to...

Elgin Community Scholarship Drive underway

The annual campaign to raise funds to be awarded as scholarships to graduating seniors has begun in Elgin. Letters will soon be sent out by...

Dreger, Ramold & Henn chosen for Boys State

Two students from Pope John and one from Elgin Public have been selected to attend Boys State later this year in Lincoln. Gary Hoefer,...

A&R Construction wins bid for Beech Street Paving Project

The Elgin City Council didn’t have to look far Monday night for a contractor to do the Beech Street Paving Project. The council watched as...

EPS returns home with nine medals from State Speech Meet

Members of the Elgin Public Speech Team did not disappoint in their final performances of the season. The squad returned from the State Speech Championships...

School board looks at wash bay

By Dennis Morgan Co-Publisher It doesn’t appear that construction of a bus barn is in School District 18’s near future. That doesn’t mean attention to the care...

Bank account set up to help Jeanette Meis

Jeanette Meis of Elgin faces an uncertain future after raging waters, as a result of last week’s storm, have severely damaged her home along...

Schwaller coming to Ladies Nite Out on April 24

An acclaimed public speaker will share her perspective on farm living at next month’s “Da Ladies Nite Out.” Sponsored by the Elgin Chapter of the...

PJCC Spring Musical to be March 29-30

A beautiful maiden; a handsome prince; a magic pumpkin; a glass slipper.  Come enjoy the timeless tale of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella: Enchanted Edition”...

Elgin Wild Game Feed to be March 20

It’s time to get “wild” again, it’s “wild” game feed time once more. Plans are now being formulated for Elgin’s 15th annual Wild Game Feed. The...

St. Boniface Spring Benefit Auction is Saturday Night

For as long as anyone can remember, the St. Boniface Spring Benefit Auction has ushered in spring. Snow melts away, temperatures begin to warm...

UNK Announces Dean’s List

The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced students who earned a place on the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Students who are on...

Street Improvement Project to Begin in Spring 2019

Meeting Monday night, the Elgin City Council took the final necessary steps to create a street improvement district which, when completed, will benefit both...