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Council Receives Update On New Swimming Pool Construction

Meeting last week, the Elgin City Council learned about progress being made in construction of the new pool. Mayor Mike Schmitt said both the plumbing...

Library Hours To Change For One Week

ATTENTION LIBRARY GOERS ... There will be a change in library hours during the week of November 21 to 25. We will have regular hours...

Wolfpack Roll Past A-L Spartans At State

LINCOLN — Making their first appearance as Elgin Public-Pope John at the State Volleyball Tournament, the Wolfpack made it one to remember with an...
Our Team - EPPJ Wolfpack The Elgin Review

Way To Go Girls!!

In another marathon match which went five games, the Wolfpack defeated Guardian Angels Central Catholic 23-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-13 and 15-10. It marked the...

Pumpkins To Fly Sunday At Petersburg

Farm land just east of Petersburg will be the site of the 13th annual Punkin’ Chunkin’™ competition on Sunday, Oct. 30. The free event is...

Elgin Merchants To Offer Treats On Halloween

Halloween 2016 falls on a Monday this year, a very busy Monday. Elgin Public-Pope John will begin sub-district volleyball play that night. Pairings will be...

Warriors Remain Unbeaten With Win Over Wolfpack

NELIGH — A 65-yard touchdown run by Hunter Reestman averted a shutout in the final game of the season for the Wolfpack. Reestman’s touchdown, with...

Pool Committee Selling Tickets For Six Great Raffle Prizes

While work continues at the site of the new Elgin City Pool, the pool committee continues its quest to raise funds for the project. Donors...

Antelope County is NOW Livestock Friendly

Agriculture and all it encompasses makes rural Nebraska come to life. Whether it be in the fields or working livestock, it fuels the local...

AAAC Announces Season Lineup

The Albion Area Arts Council will begin its 37th season with a concert by the popular jazz duo The Gulizia Brothers. Well known in this...

Elgin Knights To Make Sure Children Have Winter Coats

A chill is in the air, harvest is in full swing in the Elgin area. With the cooler temperatures comes the reminder of the need...

EKG Supports Ballfield Project

Weeks ago, Elgin and area Husker fans gathered in the Fire Hall to cheer the team on to victory over Northwestern. Proceeds from the event,...

Free Assistance Offered On Prescription Drug Plans

The Homestead Service Coordinator’s office is again offering free assistance to area seniors comparing Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.  Assistance is available thanks to grants...

“Donuts For Dads” At EPS Next Week

Well-attended last year, Elgin Public Schools will again hold a “Donuts For Dads” event in October. Elementary students at the school are encouraged to have...

Bloodmobile Coming To Elgin

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and other patients during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. The...

PJCC Students Observe 50th Anniversary With Time Capsule

On May 6, 1966, Omaha Archdiocesan School Superintendent Msgr. Roman C. Ulrich called together 14 representatives from the parishes of St. John the Baptist,...

AMH To Host “Ladies Night Out” Events In October

“Antelope Memorial Radiology is planning its third annual ‘Ladies’ Night Out’ events on two consecutive Wednesday evenings, Oct. 12 and 19 from 5–9 p.m.,”...

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...