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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...

Class of 2018 from Elgin High School

Elgin High School's Class of 2018. Here's your opportunity to find out a little bit about this year's graduating class - family, friends and quirky...

EHS speech team brings home state medals

The EPS Speech Team did not return from Kearney empty handed. Two of the three qualifying events broke finals and earned state medals. Lydia Behnk captured...

Three chosen for 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...

Hupp wins state speech medal

Pope John’s Brianna Hupp earned her first-ever state medal in speech Friday afternoon. She, along with classmate Marie Meis competed Friday at the Nebraska...

Nominations now being accepted for Aksarben pioneer farm, heritage awards

The Antelope County Ag Society (ACAS) announced last week that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Aksarben Pioneer and Heritage awards. According to...

EPS to add practice track

The District #18 Board of Education met Wednesday night and took action which, in the coming years, should be an asset to school-age students...

Da Ladies Nite Out tickets still on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the annual “Da Ladies Nite Out” event put on by the Elgin Chapter of Knights of Columbus. Jerry Heithoff...

Girls State selections announced

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...

District #18 School Board has five candidates for three seats

Five candidates will appear on the ballot in November for three seats on the District #18 Board of Education. The deadline has passed for non-incumbents...

Elgin FFA qualifies many for state at CDE competition

FFA Career Development Events (CDEs) are always a great way for AgEd students to display their knowledge and talents learned in the classroom as...