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Elgin FFA President selected to be State FFA Officer

By Dennis Morgan Publisher Recognized as one of the best FFA programs in the state, the Elgin FFA Chapter under the guidance of Advisor Julia Schwartz,...

City accepts low bid for summer armor coating

Meeting Monday night, April 2, the Elgin City Council took steps to maintain city streets in good condition. The council approved the low bid submitted...

Donations sought to help Neligh C&R employees

In response to the news last week that employees of the Neligh Care and Rehabilitation Center did not receive paychecks and the center being...

Class of 2018 from Elgin High School

Elgin High School's Class of 2018. Here's your opportunity to find out a little bit about this year's graduating class - family, friends and quirky...

EHS speech team brings home state medals

The EPS Speech Team did not return from Kearney empty handed. Two of the three qualifying events broke finals and earned state medals. Lydia Behnk captured...

Three chosen for Boys State

The Elgin American Legion Post #229 announced the names of three high school students chosen to join nearly 400 other juniors from across Nebraska...

Hupp wins state speech medal

Pope John’s Brianna Hupp earned her first-ever state medal in speech Friday afternoon. She, along with classmate Marie Meis competed Friday at the Nebraska...

Nominations now being accepted for Aksarben pioneer farm, heritage awards

The Antelope County Ag Society (ACAS) announced last week that applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Aksarben Pioneer and Heritage awards. According to...

EPS to add practice track

The District #18 Board of Education met Wednesday night and took action which, in the coming years, should be an asset to school-age students...

Da Ladies Nite Out tickets still on sale

Tickets are now on sale for the annual “Da Ladies Nite Out” event put on by the Elgin Chapter of Knights of Columbus. Jerry Heithoff...

Girls State selections announced

Selections were announced last week for Elgin youths to attend American Legion Auxiliary Girls State this summer. Chosen to attend from Elgin High School was...

District #18 School Board has five candidates for three seats

Five candidates will appear on the ballot in November for three seats on the District #18 Board of Education. The deadline has passed for non-incumbents...

Elgin FFA qualifies many for state at CDE competition

FFA Career Development Events (CDEs) are always a great way for AgEd students to display their knowledge and talents learned in the classroom as...

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...