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Medicare drug plan assistance available

The Homestead Service Coordinator’s Office is again offering assistance to area seniors comparing Medicare’s Prescription Drug Plans. Assistance is available thanks to a grant...

Date set for PJCC Fall Music Concert

Join the Pope John music students for an entertaining night of music on Monday, Oct. 15. The annual fall concert will be held at 7:30...

Wolfpack Volleyball Parents’ Night is tonight

On Thursday, Oct. 11, Elgin Public-Pope John will be hosting volleyball parent’s night at the St. Boniface Gym.  The Wolfpack will be playing Niobrara-Verdigre...

Bloodmobile coming to Elgin Wednesday

Elgin area residents will soon again have the opportunity to donate blood. Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School will sponsor a blood drive on...

Council approves building permits for EMCC, KNBB

Meeting Monday night, the Elgin City Council approved a building permit for the Elgin Men’s Charitable Corporation (EMCC). The approved permit was for the property...

Elgin FFA competes at State Range Judging Contest

The State Range Judging contest was recently held near Imperial in southwest Nebraska. According to Advisor Julia Schwartz, Elgin FFA sent a senior team of...

Local students earn “Believers & Achievers” honors

Students from Elgin Public and Pope John XXIII high schools were recognized with the Believers and Achievers award presented annually by US Bank and...

PJCC graduates recounts semester spent in Taiwan

Editor’s note — No one tells a story better than the person who experienced it. Former Elgin Review intern and PJCC graduate Terri Seier...

Five awarded American FFA Degrees

The National FFA Board of Directors approved the 2018 American FFA Degree recipients, and a record number are receiving the distinguished honor this fall...

County Valuation Drops

Valuations for tax subdivisions have been announced by Antelope County Assessor Kelly Mueller. The valuation for Antelope County has been set at $2,459,406,353. That number is...
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New wind farm coming to Elgin area?

Will there one day be a fifth commercial wind farm in Antelope County? An application has been filed with County Zoning Administrator Liz Doerr for...

Meis attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Ashtyn Meis recently attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts. The two and half day event was held June 25-27. The Congress...

New rules for Elgin garbage pickup on Tuesdays

Garbage collection will be changing slightly, beginning Aug. 1 in Elgin. Earlier this month the Elgin City Council approved a new five-year contract with Bud’s...

Dean’s Market has Watson concert tickets for sale

Dean’s Market is the place for Elgin residents to buy tickets to one of the biggest shows of the year — the Aaron Watson...

Soybean Board election underway

Election ballots for the Nebraska Soybean Board Districts 1, 3 and 6 will be mailed on Wednesday, July 11, to soybean farmers in those...

Signs recognize donors to Elgin’s new swimming pool

By Skylar Reestman Student Intern Elgin’s new pool is officially one year old, doing what it was designed to do — provide residents young and old...

“And the walls came tumblin’ down”

In the name of progress, an Elgin landmark came tumbling down Thursday morning. The building immediately north of the Elgin Knights of Columbus Hall, the...

Numerous families to receive Pioneer Farm Awards at county fairs

The AKSARBEN Foundation, along with Nebraska Farm Bureau and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers, announced honorees for the 2018 Nebraska Pioneer Farm Awards. These...

Grain Management LLC acquires Great Plains Communications

Great Plains Communications (GPC) which has served the Elgin community for many, many years, has been sold. It was announced Tuesday that Grain Management, LLC...

Skylar Reestman working as student intern at The Elgin Revew

Joining the staff of The Elgin Review this summer as a student intern is Skylar Reestman. The daughter of Ryan and Jessie Reestman, Skylar will...