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School board offers contract extension to Polk

Having served as superintendent of School District #18 for seven years, Dan Polk has received an offer to extend his contract with the school. School...

Christmas lights to be judged this weekend

The Elgin Community annual Christmas Lighting Contest will be judged this weekend. As in past years, there will be four divisions: Business, residential, religious and...

Harlie’s eyelash extraction

RIP Eyelashes You never know what to expect at a fast-paced basketball game. Injuries are, unfortunately, common. Having said that, Harlie Bode had a basketball injury...

CUP hearing set for county’s first solar farm

Public comments will be accepted on a proposed solar farm to be developed west of Elgin. The Antelope Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing...

Dates announced for EPS Christmas programs

The Elgin Public School Elementary Christmas Concert will be Thursday night, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. in the school gym. The Grades 7-12 Christmas...

Gutshall & Kohle Eyecare welcome Dr. Wellsandt

Dr. Scott Gutshall and Dr. Jonna Kohle are pleased to announce the addition of a third optometrist at Gutshall & Kohle Eyecare. Dr. Tessa...

Bloodmobile coming to Elgin Dec 19th

The bloodmobile is coming to Elgin. The date will be Thursday, Dec. 19, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Elgin Knights of...

Vehicle theft leads to multi-county chase

What began with the theft of a pickup southwest of Neligh and led to pursuit in Elgin ended up in the apprehension of the...

Elgin City Council met last week

Another step in the process of improving the appearance of downtown Elgin is about to take place. Meeting last week, the Elgin City Council passed...
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Emergency routes mapped for Antelope County

A map of Emergency Routes in Antelope County was released last week. The map signifies which roads are considered "priority" as county workers clear...

AT&T purchase Thunderhead wind energy

Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, announced last week it has entered into a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement...

City hands over dogs issues to Sheriff Moore

Taking another step forward in ongoing efforts to control the dog population in the city limits, the Elgin City Council will seek assistance from...

Romej leader in EPPJ rushing yards

The Wolfpack football team racked up some big numbers during the 2019 season. The team finished the season with a 2-7 record. The highlight of...

Turkey Drawing Monday, November 25th

The annual Elgin Community Club “Turkey Give Away” will be held next Monday, Nov. 25. Participating businesses have boxes where citizens can register. After drawing...

Prepping for 95th annual Thanksgiving Bazaar

Jobs have been assigned and soon food preparations will begin for the 95th annual St. Boniface Thanksgiving Bazaar on Nov. 28. More than 1,000 people...

Paper Drive Saturday

The Pope John students will hold a paper drive on this Saturday, November 23. Those in the Francis and Isidore Houses are in charge...

School board, teachers agree on salary pact

The November meeting of the District #18 Board of Education could be summed up in one word — numbers. Much of what transpired in the...

Thank You Veterans! Patriotism on display at Veterans Day Program

By Dennis Morgan Co-Publisher Patriotism was on full display Monday morning as the annual Veterans Day Program was held at Elgin High School. On the 11th day...

Halloween Day activities in Elgin

Temperatures will be on the chilly side on Halloween for youngsters heading out in search of treats. Thursday’s high is projected to be 41 degrees...

Jacob to face trial by jury in January

An Antelope County Commissioner who was fired earlier this year from his job working for the county, will soon have his day in court. A...