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Wild Game Feed Scheduled For Wednesday, February 11

Plans are progressing for the Fifth Annual Wild Game Feed which will be held at Boomerangs on Wednesday, February 11. So far, eighteen people...

This Week’s Classifieds – February 4, 2009

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:...

Tentative Dates Discussed For Vetch Days 2009

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club met last Monday with Vetch Days on their minds.  With the majority of the group's members wanting a...

“Evening With Friends” This Sunday Evening

This Sunday’s ‘Evening With Friends’ social extravaganza is “sold out!” No tickets remain for the gala event held annually to raise funds to help support...

District 18 To Hold Special Meeting

As part of the process of hiring a new superintendent, the District #18 Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan....

Optimism, Concerns Shown In Business Climate Survey

Members of the Antelope County Resource Center Board of Directors were treated to a preview of a yet-to-be released report outlining the business climate...

Snow, High Winds Create “Whiteout” In Elgin Area

Light snow and winds gusting more than 40 mph caused schools and businesses to close early on Monday.  To make matters worse, residents woke...

“Evening With Friends” To Be Held Sunday, January 25th

Sunday, January 25 will feature fun, entertainment and fundraising during the annual "Evening With Friends" extravaganza to be held at the Knights of Columbus...

Elgin Public School To Begin Superintendent Search

School board members and administrators met with a representative from the Nebraska Association of School Boards to discuss details in searching for a possible...

Winners Announced in Elgin Christmas Lighting Contest

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce/Community Club announced winners in the 2008 Lighting Contest.  First Place "Best Overall Lighting" was Lisa & Don Polson, Jr....

Kerkman, Cakebread, Martin & Kallhoff Celebrating Milestones

The family of Louis Kerkman is requesting a card shower for his 80th birthday to be observed on January 1, 2009.   Cards will reach him...

Niewohner Brothers Honors Long-time Employees At Christmas Party

Niewohner Brothers held their annual Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Albion Country Club. They recognized three employees that have been with...

Former Pierce Co. Assessor Looking At Antelope County

In the wake of a recall election where County Assessor Julie Harrison was removed from office by a more than two-to-one margin, the County...

Knights Sponsoring Free Throw Contest This Sunday

The local chapter of the Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring their annual KC Free Throw Contest this  Sunday afternoon, Jan. 4, at St....

Antelope Memorial Hospital Awards Employees

Employees of Antelope Memorial Hospital were recognized for years of service and the Caring Kind Award at the AMH Christmas party held Saturday, December...

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,...