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News from the Elgin, NE area!

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...

Pope John Paper Drive Set For Saturday

The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on Saturday, Jan. 12. Those in the Gonzaga and Joshua Houses are in charge of...

29th annual Antelope County Shooters Gun Show to be Saturday and Sunday

Antelope County Shooters 29th annual Gun Show will be held this weekend, Jan. 5-6. The Antelope County Fairgrounds will be the location for the annual...

Tickets on sale for annual “Evening With Friends”

Tickets are now on sale for Elgin’s premier annual gala event “An Evening With Friends.” Sponsored by the Committee for the Continuation of Pope John,...
Elgin Nebraska Antelope County Nebraska Elgin VFW Auxiliary Christmas Tour of Homes

Christmas Tour of Homes postponed

The Elgin Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary has postponed their Christmas Tour of Homes to next Sunday, December 9th.   Originally scheduled for this...
Elgin Nebraska Antelope County Nebraska Park Center Dorothy Currie quilt Sharon Koziol

Dorothy Currie shares her history of quilting

By Sharon Koziol Dorothy Currie has proven - over the years - that she is a woman of many talents, including quilt making. In the midst...

From Jo Ann Baum’s kitchen

Due to space this week, Jo Ann's wonderful recipe didn't make it into the paper so here it is...Crockpot Beef and Noodles along with...
Elgin Nebraska Antelope County Nebraska General Election

Antelope County’s unofficial election results

With nearly 57% of the county's registered voters going to the polls, the unofficial results are in. Unofficial results of Elgin-related contested races: County Commissioners...

Hayrack rides, pumpkin carving at Elgin Library this Sunday

“Come in my Pretties” and see what’s happening at the Elgin Public Library. In the spirit of Halloween, the library will be hosting a hayrack...

BCHC to offer self defense class in November

Boone County Health Center (BCHC) has partnered with Boone Central Schools to offer a Women’s Self Defense Class on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10...