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Schindler completes 48-year career as special ed teacher

By: Jane Schuchardt Growing up on a farm near Palmer and while attending school, Louise Schindler discovered she had “an attraction to those who needed...

Water meters, permits and so much more

Months in the making, the City of Elgin’s new water meters are fully functional. City Clerk Kristin Childers told the city council earlier this month...

June bloodmobile to be held this Friday, June 14

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Elgin this Friday, June 14.  The bloodmobile will be located at the Elgin Knights of Columbus Hall from...

Flag Day program to be this Friday evening

Help celebrate America by attending a Flag Day program at the Elgin Public Library this Friday evening, June 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m.   Adults...

The riding of the bulls set for Friday night in Elgin

After a one year hiatus, “The Bull is Back!” Bull-A-Rama 2024 by the McKay Rodeo Company returns to Elgin this Friday night, June 7. Sponsored by...

Netters to take the court again on Saturday

Two members of the 2023 Wolfpack volleyball team will compete in an all-star game Saturday afternoon in Norfolk. Northeast Community College will host the 2024...

Gridiron stars set to shine again at NEN All- Star Classic

Two members of the Wolfpack football team that made the state playoffs during 2023 will have the opportunity to don the pads again this...

Vetch Days celebration starts Monday, June 10

Elgin’s Vetch Days are from June 10 - 12 this year! The slogan for this year’s Vetch Days is “Make Vetch Days Great Again!” On...

Lordemann Insurance sold to Megan Beckman

“Protecting what’s important to you.” Those words, spoken by Megan Beckman Monday morning, sum up the goal of Elgin’s newest business owner. Beckman finalized the...

Neighbor wants roaming chickens off her property

 Chickens crossing property lines had the attention of the Elgin City Council Monday night.  Susan Richart, who lives on Bowen Street, asked for the City’s...

Flag Day Program to be held Friday, June 14

Help celebrate America by attending a Flag Day program at the Elgin Public Library on Friday, June 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m.   Adults and...

Heroes remembered, Lincoln’s famous words recited on Memorial Day

Just as the wind blows on the plains year after year, Elgin and area residents come out on Memorial Day, some to remember and...

Elgin High alumni celebrate, rekindle memories

More than 150 alumni and guests attended Saturday night’s Elgin High School Banquet. The occasion was special in that it was the 150th year...

Elgin Memorial Day program announced

On Monday, May 27, Elgin residents will once again renew a tradition that generation after generation has done dating back decades. Known then as Decoration...

BCHC recognizes Schindler for Caring Kind Award

Boone County Health Centers (BCHC) announced last week Courtney Schindler, RT, as the esteemed recipient of the Caring Kind award presented by the Nebraska...

Welcome Home Elgin High Alumni

The Elgin High School Alumni will be celebrating the 150th year (1874-2024) of their alma mater this Saturday, May 25th. The High School building...

EPS graduates are proud of accomplishments

Thirteen seniors were awarded diplomas during commencement ceremonies Saturday at Elgin Public Schools. In a ceremony which lasted close to an hour there was applause...

PJCC graduates begin new chapter

The senior class has collectively earned over 50 college credit hours and received over $80,000 in college scholarships. They scored higher on the ACT...

Dr. Mark Adler to give ‘Charge’ to EPS seniors

Giving the ‘Charge to the Class,’ as part of graduation ceremonies at Elgin Public Schools on Saturday will be Dr. Mark Adler.  Dr. Mark Adler...

Graduation weekend is here

Seniors at Elgin Public and Pope John XXIII Central Catholic high schools have been looking forward to this coming weekend for months now. Graduation exercises...