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Commissioners set September 12 as tentative date for public hearing on zoning regulations

Meeting last week, the Antelope County Commissioners took another step forward in developing new county-wide zoning regulations. The commissioners tentatively set the date for a...

Bloodmobile coming to Elgin August 23

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. To...

PJCC sets date for parents’ meeting

The annual meeting for parents of students attending Pope John Central Junior-Senior High School will be held Monday, Aug. 14. Scheduled to begin at...

Registration Night set for EPS

Registration Night at Elgin Public Schools will be Tuesday, August 8 at the school gymnasium.  Activities will get underway at 7 p.m. All students 7th...

Antelope, Wheeler County Fairs to have busy weekend

The Antelope County Fair kicked off Tuesday and will run through Sunday, Aug. 6. According to Dean Schrage, tickets remain on sale at Dean’s Market...

“End of Summer Bash” date set

The Elgin Community Club Monday night announced plans for the “End of the Summer Bash.” The event will be held Friday night, Aug. 18, at...

The story of Elgin’s new swimming pool

A new pool. In Elgin it means different things to different people. On Friday afternoon, a good number of residents from town and the...

“Green Apple” at courthouse in Bartlett

“Green Apple,” a Herb Mignery bronze creation has recently been placed on the Wheeler County Court House lawn. The statue is on a five...

Lightning strike blamed for barn fire

Imagine what it must have been like looking out your bedroom window and seeing a nearby barn on fire? That’s what Doug VonBonn woke up...

Services pending for Wilfred “Red” Arehart, 92

Wilfred “Red” D. Arehart, 92, of Elgin, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at his home in Elgin, NE. Services are pending with Huffman-Levander...

Bud’s Sanitation to pick up on Tuesday, July 4

There WILL be trash collection in Elgin on Tuesday, July 4. City Clerk Vicki Miller said Bud’s Sanitary Service contacted City Hall Tuesday, saying...

Park Center Independence Day celebration to be July 6

Fireworks, potluck, games and so much more are being planned for the Park Center annual celebration of Independence Day. The event will be held Thursday...

Notice of July Meetings — Antelope County

NOTICE OF MEETINGS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, ANTELOPE COUNTY, NEBRASKA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 2017 Notice is hereby given that the County Board of...

Elgin Community Center provides a variety of services to benefit people of all ages

By Marie Meis Student Intern As you drive down main street Elgin, you might notice signs in front of the Elgin Community Center (ECC) saying things...

Consolidations, collaborations in Catholic parishes, schools future?

It began last fall and this past Thursday, members of two Catholic parishes were given a look at recommendations that, if implemented, will impact...
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Break in and theft at City Limits under investigation

An employee at City Limits in Elgin arrived at work Saturday morning to find an unwelcome sight. A person or persons used a concrete block...

EPS summer office hours announced

Summer hours at the Elgin Public School office have been announced. They will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The office will be closed on Fridays.

New AMH CT scanner arrives

Recently, patients of Antelope Memorial Hospital began benefiting from the latest computed tomography (CT) diagnostic technology. The hospital’s new 64-slice CT scanner arrived last week...

Local farmer makes anonymous donation to support PJCC’s fine arts program

An anonymous Antelope County farmer has won the opportunity to direct a $2,500 dollar donation from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the...

Elgin UMC to host event Sunday in celebration of Nebraska’s sesquicentennial

Dr. Sara Brandes Crook, professor of Political Science and History at Peru State College will be sharing a Humanities Nebraska program entitled:  “Nebraska’s Winding...