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Retirement Open House for Barb Finn to be Friday

Having served our county with distinction, Antelope County Clerk Magistrate Barb Finn is retiring this month. In honor of 45 years of service with the...

2018 Vetch Days dates announced

The Elgin Community Club has set the date for the 2018 Vetch Days celebration. The three-day event will be held Thursday thru Saturday, May 31-June...

EHS to host bloodmobile December 13

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be coming to Elgin next week. The bloodmobile will be at Elgin Public School on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from...

Ticket deadline nears for Petersburg Christmas Dinner

The annual Petersburg Community Club’s Windsor Loin Christmas Supper will be held Monday evening, Dec. 18. Tickets for the event, to be held at Werner...

Santa Claus, Kid’s Shopping Day to be December 6

The red-clad, bearded man who travels the world with reindeer and a sled full of toys is coming to Elgin to see children next...

ECC to again sponsor lighting contest

It’s time to get those Christmas lights up on businesses and homes. The Christmas season is once again upon us here in Elgin and...

Reicks speaks at Veterans Day program

By Dennis Morgan Co-Publisher (excerpt) Again they gathered. Elgin’s finest sons and daughters, adult men and women now. Having answered the call, they did so again as...
EPPJ Wolfpack seeded #2

Niobrara Valley Conference Tourney volleyball brackets released

Here are the NVC brackets, released on Monday, October 16. The Wolfpack are seeded #2 and play first round at home (Elgin Public gym) on...

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...