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Pope John Musical Cast Announced

This year’s musical at Pope John Central Catholic High School is “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown.”  The musical will be held on April 3,...

Celtic Guitarist to Perform in Albion

The Albion Area Arts Council will present a pre-St. Patrick’s Day concert featuring acclaimed Celtic guitarist and recording artist Jerry Barlow at 3 p.m.,...

EMS Workshop to be March 16

The Emergency Medical Services Program of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will offer a workshop on “Allergic Reactions” for emergency medical...

Speech Night at Elgin High School

‘Speech Night’ at Elgin High School will be held Thursday night, March 12, starting at 6 p.m. Students participating in speech competitions will be displaying...

A Day of Reckoning May Be Coming

By Dennis L. Morgan Publisher Is the hysteria surrounding President Barack Obama starting to wear off? That’s a question some are starting to ponder as our president...

City Council Approves Summer Pool Staff

Just like everyone else, members of the Elgin City Council Monday night were looking ahead to warmer temperatures. Mayor William Evans and three of the...

Progress Being Made on Wind Farm

Approximately 60 property owners attended a meeting Thursday night to discuss the future of wind energy in southern Antelope County. Representatives from Invenergy LLC were...

Chili Cookoff & Variety Show

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This Week’s Classifieds, February 25, 2009 Issue

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From the Legislature

By Kate Sullivan District #41 State Senator It’s been a hectic two weeks since I last wrote this column.  I presented two of my bills before...

Ord Elementary Principal Hired as District #18 Superintendent

Just hours after being interviewed, Steve Dennis learned he had achieved a professional goal of his — becoming a K-12 school superintendent. Dennis was offered...

Elgin Chamber to Make Donation to Endowment Fund

With just a few months left to raise the necessary funds to create a $200,000 endowment fund, the Elgin Chamber/Community Club took it upon...

Love and Laughter at Tilden

Saturday night brought abundant love and laughter to the aisles at Peace UCC in Tilden.  From the solos at the pre-performance dessert to the...

Wild Game Feed Draws Big Crowd

Approximately 150 persons were treated to fine cuisine Wednesday night at the fifth annual Wild Game Feed held at Boomerang's in Elgin. Once the doors...

School District #18 to Approach PJCC About Sports Co-op

School District #18 will explore co-oping sports programs with Pope John Central Catholic (PJCC) and possibly Elkhorn Valley in the coming weeks. At Thursday night's...

Superintendent Candidates Was Three, Now Two

The District #18 Board of Education Wednesday afternoon began the interview phase in their search for a new superintendent. On that day, all six...

County Food Pantry Recipient of Second-Graders Food Drive

The Antelope County Food Pantry was the beneficiary of the generosity of Elgin Public School students Tuesday. On that day, Bill and Bev Alderson,...

Wild Game Feasts Held

The Fifth Annual Wild Game Feed will be held at Boomerangs on Wednesday, February 11. The food is scheduled to be served at 7:15...

Antelope Co. Cancer Support Group To Meet

The Antelope County Cancer Support Group will hold their monthly meeting on Saturday, February 14 at 10 a.m. at the Elgin United Method Church. All...

Mundorf, Smith First Inductees in EPS Athletic Hall of Fame

  Elgin Public Schools Monday released the names of the first athlete and coach to be inducted into its newly established athletic Hall of Fame....