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City Hall hours to change

Hours are changing at Elgin City Hall. Deputy City Clerk Kristin Childers suggested a change in hours, in part, to accommodate residents who want to...

EPS to follow NCDHD risk dial

Elgin Public Schools has gathered more information from the North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) in the past week. According to Superintendent Michael Brockhaus,...

Water main work expected to be done by end of August

Second Street in the business district of Elgin has been torn up for much of the summer. On Monday night, the Elgin City Council was...

Kyle John Riesberg, 24

Kyle John Riesberg, 24 of Waukee, Iowa, passed away July 17, 2020. A visitation will be held Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Caldwell Parrish McCalley...

Schiltmeyer scholarship recipients announced

The Shari Schiltmeyer Scholarship is awarded to young ladies from either Pope John XXIII Central Catholic or Elgin Public Schools who have played softball...

Miller tells of getting ready for fair and demo derby

One of my favorite events of the Antelope County Fair has and will always be the demolition derby. Although baseball games, years of weekend...

Northeast partners with State of Nebraska to train and retrain Covid -19 impacted workers

Nebraskans who have experienced the effects of the pandemic through their work have an opportunity to be trained or retrained with skillsets that will...

Bargain Box continues to serve

Coming up soon, the place we all know and love, the Elgin Bargain Box, will celebrate its sixth anniversary of opening (on August 15....

End of the Summer Steak Fry to be August 14

Tickets are now on sale for the Elgin Community Club’s annual “End of the Summer Steak Fry”. The event will be held at Elgin City...

Return to school plan announced by School District #18

The Return To School Plan that Elgin Public Schools will operate under for the 2020-2021 school year has been announced by Superintendent Michael Brockhaus. Classes...

Antelope County, NCDHD to move to Phase IV Saturday

North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) was made aware Monday of an additional positive COVID-19 case in Holt and Knox counties. Through case investigation, it...

Fair Livestock Premium Sale keeps growing

One of the most awaited events in our rural community that indicates the close of summer is the Antelope County Fair. Aside from the...

UENRD to receive grant for nitrate reduction

The Upper Elkhorn Natural Resources District was notified that it will receive $23,750 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the “Development and Implementation of...

PJCC graduates “off to great places”

By Dennis Morgan Co-Publisher “We’ve made it.” Three simple words, spoken by Class Speaker Faith Kinney summed up the feelings of her classmates as they were awarded...

Proceedings- Elgin City Council

ELGIN CITY COUNCIL Proceedings July 6, 2020 The Elgin City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 6, 2020, at 7:30 p.m., pursuant to posted notice. Mayor...

Johnston open house is July 18

An open house to celebrate the 80th birthday of Alice Johnston will be held Saturday, July 18. Hosted by her family, the event will be...

Trinity Luthern receives new pastor

Norlyn Bartens was ordained into the Office of the Holy Ministry of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and installed as pastor at Grace Lutheran Church...

Antelope County Fair schedule set

Antelope County Fair activities are set to get underway next week. With the COVID-19 pandemic, all events associated with the 2020 edition of the Antelope...

Elgin schools planning to open August 13

After nearly a six-month break from the classroom, students from Elgin High, St. Boniface, and Pope John will soon be returning to the classroom. The...

Riverside Park to be sight of mobile pantry

The mobile food pantry, sponsored by the Neligh United Methodist Church as well as various other churches, individuals, and businesses in the area, will...