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More than 20 bull riders coming to Bull-A-Rama

The Elgin Vetch Days will kick off on Friday night with one of the most anticipated events of the summer - The EKG Bull-a-Rama. More...

Vetch Days Celebration

By Skylar Reestman Student intern ‘Round Up’ your family and friends this weekend to enjoy the annual “Vetch Days” event June 11-13. Each day is filled...

Virtual Reality coming to Vetch Days

With workers becoming harder to find due to COVID, many businesses have struggled, including carnivals. It is a rare sight to see carnivals now. Because...

Roaring 20’s is theme for Evening With Friends Gala

The annual “Evening with Friends” gala (EWF) will be held this Friday, June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the K.C Hall. This year’s theme...

New doctor joining AMH

This summer, Antelope Memorial Hospital welcomes the addition of Dr. Josh Thoendel to its medical staff. Originally from rural Ewing, Dr. Thoendel is a...

Loy gives 2021 Memorial Day Address

Men and women who, for you and me, died in service to their country so that we might be free were honored here, across...

NPA Foundation to award scholarship to Reestman

The Nebraska Press Association Foundation (NPA) has announced the winners of their 2021 high school and collegiate scholarships. This year, four (4) high school...

Elgin FFA says ‘thanks for the check CVA!’

On the last day of school, the Elgin Chapter of Future Farmers of America (FFA) saw their coffers grow with a check presentation. Jesse Schindler,...

NCDHD to hold COVID vaccine clinic at EPS

The North Central District Health Department is hosting a Covid vaccine clinic for anyone ages 12 and over at Elgin Public School’s Distance Learning...

Athletic memorabilia on sale

Athletic memorabilia is as popular as it ever has been. Having said that, the public has an opportunity, at a very small price, to own...

Friday night to be “Cruise Night” here in Elgin

Friday night in Elgin should have a special feel to it as a ‘Cruise Night’ is planned. Vintage two and four-wheel vehicles will be cruising...

Regional Americanism essay winners announced

Pope John XXIII Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School had two students finish among the top entries in the Regional Department American Auxiliary Americanism Essay...

Evening at the Museum comes to Elgin in July

Elgin is the 2021 featured town for the Antelope County Museum Evening at the Museum, 410 L Street, Neligh. Take advantage of free museum...

PJCC students have success at NVC Art Show

Over 1200 pieces of high school and junior high artwork, representing 18 area schools, were on display at West Holt Public School High School...

PJCC results from NECC Scholastic Day

In March, a group of students from Pope John attended the virtual Scholastic Day event hosted by Northeast Community College. Students are nominated by their...

Pope John academic awards

Thursday morning a year of lessons learned in the classroom were recognized when Pope John Academic Awards were presented. Among the awards handed out for...

Eight students earn Academic All-state honors

The Nebraska School Activities Association announced earlier this week their selections for Academic All-State for the spring season. Again, student-athletes from Pope John and Elgin...

EPS art students among the best at Niobrara Valley Conference Art Show

The Elgin Public School 7 - 12 students competed at the NVC Art Show on Friday, April 30th. The show was hosted by Atkinson...

Academic excellence celebrated at EPS Awards night

Elgin Public Schools held their end of the year awards night on Tuesday, May 4. Earning awards for academic achievements during the year were: Art Art II-Riley...

Date set for next county-wide mobile food pantry

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by the Neligh Uni-ted Methodist Church and area churches, individuals, and businesses, will be dispersing food on Tuesday, May...