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Local News

News from the Elgin, NE area!

St. Boniface Alumni Banquet Well Attended

More than 70 persons attended the St. Boniface Alumni Banquet held Saturday night at the KC Hall. Honored classes were 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966. Fr. Ross...

Park Center Independence Day Celebration Set For July 6

Independence Day will be celebrated at Park Center on Wednesday, July 6. The annual “Fourth of July” celebration will begin with a potluck meal starting...

Jaime Hoefer Attends UNL Media Academy

Jaime Hoefer of Elgin, a student at Elgin High School, was among 21 high school students from Nebraska and Illinois who participated in the...

Garage Sales Begin Friday In Elgin

The annual Elgin Community-Wide Garage Sales will be held this weekend. The garage sales will be held Friday and Saturday, June 24 & 25. In...

Children’s Theatre Auditions To Be Monday

Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Rapunzel on Monday, June 20th, at the Boone Central Gym in Albion...

Elgin Community Club To Meet Monday Night

The Elgin Community Club will hold a meeting on Monday evening, June 20. The meeting will be held at the Elgin Community Center, beginning at...

Wilkinson Benefit Set For June 26

A benefit breakfast will be held later this month for Ron Wilkinson of Elgin. Organizers Laurie Waterbury and Noreen Weidner said the event will be...

Parishes Announce Farewell Events For Father Burkhalter

St. Boniface Parish of Elgin and St. Bonaventure Parish of Raeville are planning special farewell events for their pastor, Father Ross Burkhalter, who is...

Bull-A-Rama Tickets On Sale

We’re into June and that means one thing — members of the Elgin Ko-Ed Group are getting ready for their annual Bull-A-Rama. The event will...

Supervisors To Consider Upstream Wind Energy Permit Tuesday

A decision which will have a major impact on whether or not a fourth wind farm will be built in Antelope County is rapidly...

FSA Says Now’s The Time To File Crop Certifications

In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Antelope County FSA office to file an accurate...

Auxiliary Asking For Help With Poppies Friday

The Elgin American Legion Auxiliary will be taking Poppies to the cemetery north of town on Friday afternoon, May 27. Many hands make light work...

Five Students Earn NSAA Academic All-State Honors

Five students from two local schools have earned Spring Academic All-State Awards. The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients...

EPS Announces Summer Office Hours

Summer “office hours” at the Elgin Public Schools will be from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m., Monday through Thursday.  Several staff are around campus...

Pope John Paper Drive To Be Saturday

The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on Saturday, May 21. Those in the Isidore and Gonzaga Houses are in charge of the...

Pope John Graduation Held On Mother’s Day

One by one, 17 diplomas signifying graduation from Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School were conferred upon seniors Sunday afternoon. With St. Boniface Gymnasium...

Man Charged With Felony Theft Dies While In Custody

An inmate of the Boone County Jail died while in custody Thursday evening, May 5, and the matter is now under investigation by the...

Community Surveys Need To Be Completed!!

Remember those community attitude/income surveys sent out last month? Hopefully more of you will remember to fill them out and return them. At Monday...

Date Set For 2016 EHS Alumni Banquet

The date for this year’s EHS Alumni Banquet will be Saturday, June 25 at the Elgin High School gymnasium. The 10-year class (Class of...

AMH Adds New Physician’s Assistant, Nurse Practicioner

Antelope Memorial Hospital welcomes the addition of Lindsey Badertscher, PA, to its medical staff this summer. Originally from Tecumseh, Badertscher is a 2009 graduate...