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New Psychiatrist At BCHC

Boone County Health Center (BCHC) has added another psychiatrist, Dr. Rachel Faust of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), to their psychiatric telehealth...

Golden Tones Community Chorus Practice Has Begun

The Golden Tones Community Chorus has announced plans to perform a Christmas cantata in December. The first practice will be held on Monday, Sept....

Catholic Book Fair To Be Tuesday

The community is invited to our Catholic Book Fair on Tuesday, September 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Pope John/St. Boniface...

Paper Drive To Be Saturday

The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on Saturday, Sept. 17. Those in the Isidore and Gonzaga Houses are in charge of the...

PJCC Students Mandated

Seven Pope John XXIII high school students were mandated as lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) Wednesday night, September 7 at a special...

Mobile Food Pantry In Neligh Next Week

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by various churches, businesses and individuals in Antelope County, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, September 20, from 4:30-6...

Petersburg Claims Top KNB Award

Submitted by Bernie Cunningham The Keep Nebraska Beautiful Conference was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in the Historic Haymarket in Lincoln, on August 24-25, 2016....

School District Valuation Rise Not As High As Last Year

Valuation figures were announced for school districts across Antelope County last week. Valuation figures released last week by county assessors in Antelope, Wheeler and Boone...

Bids Opened For New Pool

Bids were opened Wednesday, August 17 for the Elgin Swimming Pool construction project. Three bids were received for the project slated to begin later this...

Bloodmobile Held Last Week

The Elgin Red Cross Bloodmobile was held Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the KC Hall. The goal for the bloodmobile visit was to collect 58 units...

District #18 Taxpayers May See Tax Asking Drop Once Again

The tax asking needed to support School District #18 for 2016/2017 could decline again this year. That’s the message Superintendent Dan Polk shared with board...

Mignerys Present Patrick With First Annual Wheeler County “Good Hand Award”

By Dennis Morgan Publisher Wheeler County’s “Favorite Son” Herb Mignery, joined by his wife Sherry, awarded the first-ever “Good Hand” award at the Wheeler County Fair....

250 Bicyclists To Ride Through Elgin Sunday Morning

Elgin area residents will wake up Sunday morning to as many as 250 bicyclists rolling through town. The Seven Cities Bike Tour will be making...

PJCC/St. Boniface “Back To School” Night To Be August 12

Pope John/St. Boniface “Back to School Night” will be held Friday, Aug. 12. Starting at 5:30 p.m. and continuing til 7:30 p.m., parents and students...

Veterans Steak Fry To Be Monday

The Elgin Veteran’s Club annual membership steak fry will be held Monday, August 8 at the Elgin KC Hall. This is for all Legion &...

EPS Registration Night To Be August 3

Registration Night at Elgin Public Schools will be Wednesday, August 3, at the school gymnasium. Principal Greg Wemhoff said all students 7th thru 12th grade...

Wind Turbine Noise Study To Be Subjected To Peer Review

Whether it be unsure of the results or seeking validation, the Antelope County Board of Supervisors will ask another business, Rand Acoustics to complete...

Schiltmeyer Scholarship Bake Sale Raises Over $1,500

The annual bake sale for the Shari Schiltmeyer Softball Scholarship Fund raised $1,505. Many baked items were brought in and there were numerous cash...

Council Hires New Librarians

Meeting last week, the Elgin City Council approved the hiring of two people to fill the position of librarian at Elgin Public Library. With the...

Heying Joins Insurance Mart

Having returned home after receiving a degree in finance from Southeast Community College, Spencer Heying will be putting that knowledge to good use at...