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CVA to expand grain storage capacity in Elgin

Central Valley Ag announced plans to expand its’ grain storage capacity at Monday night’s Elgin City Council meeting. Keith Gillham of Central Valley Ag met...

Fallen heroes, loved ones remembered on Memorial Day

By Dennis Morgan Co-Publisher On a sun-splashed prairie where sacred soil is the final resting place for heroes and family, Elgin area residents observed Memorial Day. Services...

State Senator Briese to hold town hall meeting in Neligh on June 13

Area residents will have an opportunity to participate in a town hall meeting with District #41 State Senator Tom Briese next month. Administrative Assistant Elizabeth...

Dates set for Elgin Community Garage Sales

The dates have been set for Elgin’s annual garage sales event. Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, have been designated as the dates for community-wide...

District #18 to update security for buildings

The District #18 Board of Education took action on a number of items of public interest when they met Wednesday night. Perhaps the biggest vote...

Dumpsters lined up for Elgin Cleanup Day

Elgin residents wishing to dispose of unwanted items will have the opportunity to do so next Thursday, May 10. Elgin’s annual “Community Cleanup Day” will...

Extension educator leaving for Georgia

By Dennis Morgan Publisher Having served Antelope County and area communities as a University of Nebraska Extension Educator, Brad Averill has educated people of all ages...

Eleven seniors to graduate Saturday at Wheeler Central

For seniors at Wheeler Central High School at Bartlett, graduation day beckons. Commencement ceremonies for 11 graduating seniors will be held Saturday, May 5, beginning...

Meis awarded $2,000 NPA Foundation Scholarship

An intern at The Elgin Review for the past two years, the writings of PJCC senior Marie Meis have become “must reading” for many...

Veik enjoys role as manager of Tintern Retreat Center

By Dennis Morgan Publisher For Elgin’s Cheryl Veik, work may not really seem like work any more. Since January, she has spent quite a bit of time...

Events announced for 2018 Elgin Vetch Days

The Elgin Community Club met Monday night to further finalize activities for the upcoming Vetch Days Celebration. This year’s celebration will be held May 31...

Elgin Review receives 10 awards in NPA Better Newspaper Contest

LINCOLN — Award winners in the 2018 annual Nebraska Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest were announced Saturday night at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in...

Spring concerts scheduled

Pope John music students will present their Spring Concert on Thursday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Boniface Gym.  The high school...

Elgin “Track” & Field?

At their March meeting, the District #18 Board of Education approved a four-lane 400-meter asphalt track to be placed around the practice field adjacent...

EPS science teacher submits resignation

Meeting Wednesday night, April 11, the District #18 Board of Education accepted, with regret, the resignation of science teacher Robert Coakes. Coakes submitted his...

Elgin Review publishers awarded Honorary State FFA Degrees

Dennis and Lynell Morgan, publishers of The Elgin Review weekly newspaper, were among a select number of adults from across the state to be...

Lichty shares F.A.I.T.H. story at Da Ladies Nite Out

A man once said you can’t appreciate the view from a mountaintop unless you’ve been at the bottom of a valley. O’Neill’s Jolene Lichty came...

Elgin FFA President selected to be State FFA Officer

By Dennis Morgan Publisher Recognized as one of the best FFA programs in the state, the Elgin FFA Chapter under the guidance of Advisor Julia Schwartz,...

City accepts low bid for summer armor coating

Meeting Monday night, April 2, the Elgin City Council took steps to maintain city streets in good condition. The council approved the low bid submitted...

Donations sought to help Neligh C&R employees

In response to the news last week that employees of the Neligh Care and Rehabilitation Center did not receive paychecks and the center being...