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Property Owners To Be Asked For Input On Possible Street Projects

Property owners will be contacted, by letter, to the time and place of the meeting. In past paving projects, property owners have been assessed...
PJCC speech team.

PJCC Speech Team Finishes Second At NVC-East

The Pope John speech team placed second at the NVC East competition held Monday at Ewing High School. Medalists were: Brianna Hupp — 1st Place-Serious Prose;...
EPS speech team medalists at NVC.

EPS Speech Team Places Third At NVC-East Monday

On Monday, February 27, the EPS Speech Team competed in the NVC East Meet at Ewing.  The team placed third overall. Bringing home top honors...

Dates Set For PJCC Musical “Annie”

In the spring of 1968, Pope John XXIII Central Catholic presented its first musical: Oklahoma! This annual tradition is in its 50th year, and the...

Library To Sponsor Lecture On Jesse James At EPS As Part of Nebraska 150

Western history author and lecturer Jeff Barnes brings the life and legend of the notorious Jesse James to the Elgin Public School on Monday,...

District #18 School Board Accepts “With Regret” Two Teacher Resignations

Action was the order of the day for Elgin Public Schools. Meeting last week, the District #18 Board of Education accepted “with regret” the resignation...

Change In Leadership Announced At Boone & Antelope Mutual Insurance Company

There’s been a change in the leadership of the Boone & Antelope Mutual Insurance Company based in Elgin. It was announced last week that Eric...

Fall Semester 2016 Dean’s List At UNL Announced

More than 4,500 students have been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students for the spring semester of the 2016-17 academic...
Results from PJCC & EHS Speech Teams

PJCC, EHS Speech Teams At Lindsay Holy Family Speech Meet

Both schools competin on Friday at Lindsay.   Results were: PJCC: Marie Meis-3rd place-Informative and 6th place-Persuasive Nicki Payne-5th place-Humorous Prose Brody Hupp-6th place-Extemporaneous Emily Seier/Lauren Seier-Superior-Duet Acting Brianna Hupp-Superior-Serious...

PJCC Students Part Of WSC Honor Choir

Four students from Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School recently participated in the Wayne State Honor Choir. Students participating were juniors Wenting Yu,...

NVC All-Academic Team, Scholastic Awards Announced

Last week officials with the Niobrara Valley Conference recognized students in several categories for academic distinction. Students from Elgin Public, Pope John and Wheeler Central...

Gossman Accepts New Position With FHRS Clinic

A nurse practitioner who has seen patients at the Elgin AMH clinic as well as others across the county, has accepted a new position. Faith...

Mobile Food Pantry Coming To Neligh Tuesday

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches, businesses and individuals in Antelope County,  will be dispersing food on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 4:30-6...

PJCC To Host Bloodmobile On February 15

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will again be coming to Elgin. Pope John XXIII Central Catholic will be sponsoring the bloodmobile when it comes to Elgin...

CVA, Farmway To Explore Possible Merger

The Board of Directors for both Central Valley Ag (CVA) and Farmway Co-op, Inc. (Farmway) have each voted unanimously to begin a formal study...

Peterson Completes USMC Basic Training

Kyle Peterson, son of Craig and Lois (Fangman) Peterson of Scranton, Iowa, recently graduated from Marine Corps Basic Training in San Diego, CA. The Marine...

AMH To Build New Clinic In Neligh

This month, construction of the new Neligh AMH Family Practice Clinic begins. It will be built above Antelope Memorial Hospital’s current radiology department, extending...

Treasurer Returns Record Amount of Unclaimed Property in 2016 to Nebraskans

More than $16.3 million was returned by the Nebraska State Treasurer’s Office to owners of unclaimed property in 2016. The total is the largest...

District #18 School Board To Meet Thursday Night

The District #18 Board of Education will meet in regular session on Thursday night, Jan. 12. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. in...

Pheasants Forever, NGPC To Sponsor Fire Training Workshop

Working together, the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission and Pheasants Forever will be hosting a basic prescribed fire training exercise on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The...