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News from the Elgin, NE area!

PJCC art class creates. donates portraits to Syria youth

The Pope John XXIII Central Catholic art class under the direction of art teacher, Connie Henn recently completed work with the Memory Project. The students...

City Council Special Meeting cancelled

The special Elgin City Council meeting scheduled for this Thursday night, March 22, has been cancelled. The topic (CVA grain bin construction) will now...

Food Pantry to be open Tuesday

The Antelope County Mobile Food Pantry will be dispersing food items later this month. Sponsored by various churches, businesses and individuals from all corners of...

New oncologist to join BCHC

Boone County Health Center (BCHC) announced that Medical Oncologist Dr. Joni A. Tilford will join their Specialty Clinic beginning March 7. Dr. Tilford practices...

Speaker announced for ‘Da Ladies Nite Out’ Event

The first Wednesday after Easter is always a special day for the ladies of Elgin and the surrounding area. That evening, this year it...

Firefighters, EMTs recognized at annual banquet

When the whistle blows, one thing’s for certain — the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department will respond quickly. Firefighters and their spouses met Saturday night for...

EKG to sponsor hypnotist in April

The Elgin Ko-ed Group (EKG) have announced plans for an upcoming evening of entertainment. “You Are Getting Very Sleepy” will be the theme for an...

EPS now offering broadcast journalism class

The District #18 Board of Education last week got a “hands-on” look at the newest course offering being made available to high school students. EHS...

Dilly chosen for UNK Honor Choir

More than 775 students from 120 high schools in Nebraska and Kansas will be participating in the University of Nebraska-Kearney Honor Band/Choral Concert on...

Elgin Teammates’ mentors to be recognized January 25th

How many times a week do you eat out for lunch? how long does it usually take? Imagine taking that time once a week to...

Busteed elected new president of District #18 School Board

Meeting last week, the District #18 Board of Education reorganized for 2018. A new face will lead the school board. Board member Steve Busteed was...

Retirement Open House for Barb Finn to be Friday

Having served our county with distinction, Antelope County Clerk Magistrate Barb Finn is retiring this month. In honor of 45 years of service with the...

2018 Vetch Days dates announced

The Elgin Community Club has set the date for the 2018 Vetch Days celebration. The three-day event will be held Thursday thru Saturday, May 31-June...

EHS to host bloodmobile December 13

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be coming to Elgin next week. The bloodmobile will be at Elgin Public School on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from...

Ticket deadline nears for Petersburg Christmas Dinner

The annual Petersburg Community Club’s Windsor Loin Christmas Supper will be held Monday evening, Dec. 18. Tickets for the event, to be held at Werner...

Santa Claus, Kid’s Shopping Day to be December 6

The red-clad, bearded man who travels the world with reindeer and a sled full of toys is coming to Elgin to see children next...

ECC to again sponsor lighting contest

It’s time to get those Christmas lights up on businesses and homes. The Christmas season is once again upon us here in Elgin and...

Reicks speaks at Veterans Day program

By Dennis Morgan Co-Publisher (excerpt) Again they gathered. Elgin’s finest sons and daughters, adult men and women now. Having answered the call, they did so again as...
EPPJ Wolfpack seeded #2

Niobrara Valley Conference Tourney volleyball brackets released

Here are the NVC brackets, released on Monday, October 16. The Wolfpack are seeded #2 and play first round at home (Elgin Public gym) on...