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Baum In Finals Of World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

The Livestock Marketing Association’s (LMA) fourth and last quarterfinal qualifying contest for next summer’s World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) was held December 2 at...

Melvin Salber Death Notice

Melvin B. Salber, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at Faith Regional Medical Center in Norfolk, NE. Funeral services were held Friday, December...

Residents Need To Heed City Snow Parking, Cleaning Policies

All Elgin residents are reminded to remove their vehicles from the streets when it snows, so the City can clean the streets  properly. Also,...

More Donations Made To Community Endowment Fund

Donations received in the past week came from Amy Moser of Lincoln, Leon F. Holtman of White Salmon, WA, James D. Ponton of Reno,...

Items Being Collected For Families In Need

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club, with the help of the Neligh office of the Department of Health & Human Services, will be working...

Christmas Lighting To Be Judged Thursday Night

The Elgin Christmas Lighting Contest will be held once again this year. Judges will be looking at three categories with a first and second...

This Week’s Classifieds

WHERE TO EAT: SERVING EITHER Rib Steak or Prime Rib every Monday 6 pm – 9 pm. $10.95. Knotty Pine, 402-386-5488, Petersburg, NE. 1tfc   HELP WANTED: PERSON...

Elgin Endowment Fund, Matching Funds Until Dec. 31, 2008

In an effort to reach the final goal in the Elgin Area Community Foundation fund drive, an anonymous donor will be matching each dollar...

Local Schools to Hold Christmas Concerts

Elgin Public Schools The Elgin Public Schools Christmas Concert will be held on Monday, December 15 at 7 pm.  All ages will be presenting songs...

Santa Gets His Lists From Local Youngsters

Santa made his official visit to Elgin last Wednesday night during the Kid's Shopping Day activities.  Young and the young-at-heart took the opportunity to...

84th Annual Thanksgiving Day Successful

By the end of the day, 1,816 meals were served at the St. Boniface Thanksgiving Day Bazaar last Thursday (Thanksgiving Day).  Pictured are Juliann...

City Awards UV System Bids

At the December Elgin City Council meeting, Rutjens Construction of Tilden was awarded the contract for construction of a new ultravoilet disinfection system.  Construction...

Pope John Wins Conference One-Act Competition

The Pope John Central Catholic One Act team was awarded first place at the Niobrara Valley Conference One-Act Competition.  They presented "Wiley and the...

Kids Shopping Day To Be December 3

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club will be holding their annual Kid's Shopping Day during the afternoon/evening of Wednesday, December 3 at the Knights...

Benefit To Be Held For Shabram

A benefit for Leroy and Marian Shabram will be held Sunday, December 7 at the Neligh Fire Hall.  A pancake, french toast, egg &...

Christmas Is In The Air – Sorta

Members of the Elgin Young 'N Lively women's club spent Sunday afternoon setting up the nativity scene along Highway 14. They tried to take...

Firemen Obtain Breathing Apparatus

Elgin volunteer firemen Denis Henn, Jim Kittelson, Jerry Pelster, Brad Detlefsen and Greg Henn display new air paks that the department recently acquired.  ER...

Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Counseling Sessions Available

Medicare beneficiaries may join or change Medicare Prescription Drug Plans from November 15 through December 31, 2008. Information on plan changes for 2009 became...

Turkeys To Be Given Away Monday Evening

Merchants in Elgin will make Thanksgiving special for a number of their customers with a free Turkey Give-A-Way. As a means of showing their...

Pope John Math Team Is Number One in Class D

Pope John math students participated in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s annual Math Day on Thursday, November 13th. The five-member team of Nate Dierks, Jordan Engle,...