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News from the Elgin, NE area!

Council Approves Pool “Mushroom”

Children going swimming this summer in Elgin’s new pool will be able to enjoy a new water feature approved by the Elgin City Council...

PJCC Prom Grand March Is Saturday Night At 7:15 p.m.

Evening gowns and tuxedos will be on display Saturday night as the Pope Junior Junior/Senior Prom will be held. The theme for this year’s prom...

Hupp Takes Second At State Speech Meet

KEARNEY — Three PJCC students competed in four events at the NSAA Class D-2 State Speech Championships held Friday at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Senior...

“Annie” Musical To Be Performed This Weekend

Practices are nearly completed and the time has come to take the stage. The annual Pope John XXIII High Musical will be performed Friday and...

Elgin Trio To Attend Boys State

The Elgin American Legion Post #229 announced the names of three high school students chosen to join nearly 400 other juniors from across Nebraska...

Date Announced For Elgin Easter Egg Hunt

Meeting Monday night, the Elgin Community Club wrapped up plans for the upcoming annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will be held on Saturday morning,...

One Dead Following Vehicle Rollover Near Clearwater

One person is dead following a one-vehicle rollover now under investigation by law enforcement authorities. According to a press release from the Antelope County Sheriff’s...

Four PJCC Students Place At NECC Scholastic Day

Pope John XXIII had four students place in five events at Scholastic Day on Wednesday at Northeast Community College. Noah Knievel placed first in...

EPS Students Shine at Annual NECC Scholastic Contest

Elgin Public students participated in the annual NECC Scholastic Contest.  At this contest, students competed against 30 other Class D schools, taking a variety...

Three PJCC Speech Students Headed To State

Three speech students from Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School, by virtue of their performance, qualified for the Class D2 State Speech Tournament....

EPS Speech Team Members To Compete At State Friday

On Thursday, the EPS Speech Team competed in the D2-2 District Speech Contest at Humphrey. Nine of the team’s eleven events competed in finals,...

Payne, Behnk Chosen To Attend Girls State; Krebs, Palmer Named As Alternates

Selections were announced last week for Elgin youths to attend American Legion Auxiliary Girls State this summer. Chosen to attend from Elgin High School was...

Foundation Scholarship Drive Underway

The annual campaign to raise funds to be awarded as scholarships to graduating seniors has begun in Elgin. This past week the annual mailing asking...

Megan (Dozler) Zuver Receives Air Force Promotion

Megan (Dozler) Zuver, a native of Albion, was recently promoted to the rank of Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) in the United States Air Force. Megan,...

Survivor Winner Coming To “Da Ladies Nite Out”

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” — Holly Hoffman from Your...

EKG To Bring Circus To Elgin In July

The circus is coming to town, the circus is coming to town! The District #18 Board of Education, meeting Wednesday night, approved a request...

EPS Hires Two New Teachers

Meeting last week, the District #18 Board of Education took steps to insure they will be fully staffed with teachers for the 2017/2018 school...

Pool Contributions From Public Surpass $800,000

To date, more than $800,000 has been raised in donations made towards the new pool being constructed in Elgin. Vicki Miller, a member of the...

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...
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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;...