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There will be a county fair for 4-H and FFA

Antelope County residents were assured last week that one of the most anticipated events of the year WILL be held. Tessa Harms of the Antelope...

Tractor Pull to be June 6

The annual Vetch Days may have been canceled, but one of its biggest events will be held on Saturday, June 6. The Antique Tractor Pull...

8-Man state football playoff teams cut to 16

Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack made a return to the State Football Playoffs during the 2019 season. They were among 32 teams from across the...

If you’re in high school, at either Elgin Public School or Pope John XXIII Central Catholic and involved in agriculture, you’re an FFA member....

EPS sets graduation ceremony for June 6

Mark it on the calendar! Seven seniors at Elgin Public Schools will have a formal graduation ceremony to cap their years of high school. On Friday...

2020 Virtual Garden Tour

Military ceremonies were held Monday at local cemeteries. Elgin American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and auxiliary members braved the wind, rain and cool conditions...

Carly Tharnish Playing a role in state’s Covid – 19 testing

A crucial step in lifting the many restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak is testing. Last Tuesday, May 12, residents of Antelope County took...

District #18 Board of Education – Proceedings

ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD Regular Meeting Gymnasium, EPS May 13, 2020, 7:30 PM President Steve Busteed called the regular monthly meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Board members...

No Vetch Days this year

Wednesday night, May 13, the Elgin Community Club canceled the annual Vetch Days celebration. To have been held Friday through Sunday, June 5-7, concerns...

EPS graduation program to “sometime in June”

The 2019-2020 school year here and at other public schools across the country will be one teachers and administrators will long remember because in...

2020 Memorial Day Program Cancelled

The Elgin community has a long-standing tradition of gathering together to observe Memorial Day. Flags bearing the ‘stars and stripes’ fly in our cemeteries...

Elgin scholarship drive top’s $4000 in donations

More than $4,000 in local donations have been received as of Tuesday for the Elgin Scholarship 2020 Fund Drive. Treasurer Anne Parks announced donations from...

EHS Alumni Banquet Cancelled

Elgin High School graduates looking forward to returning home for an alumni reunion this summer will have to wait another year. Organizer Laurie Waterbury posted...

Moore resigns as AC Emergency Manager

After serving 10 years as Antelope County’s emergency manager, Sheriff Robert Moore has resigned the position. On Monday morning at the regular meeting of the...

AC Food Pantry to be May 19 at Riverside Park

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

Elgin Swimming Pool opening date pushed back to June

ummer in many Nebraska communities is the opening of public swimming pools on Memorial Day weekend. Here in Elgin, for many years, the pool has...

After eight years, PJCC teachers Scott & Rachel Becker say goodbye

By Jessie Reestman Staff writer With the 2019-2020 school year officially winding down, students, faculty, friends and family prepare to say goodbye to the class of...

Cole to retire as Clerk of District Court

Antelope County Clerk of the District Court Judith Cole has announced that she will be retiring later this year. In a letter to the Antelope...

Callahan hired as new history teacher at EPS

Contracts have been approved for two new teachers to educate students at Elgin Public Schools come August. Meeting Wednesday night, the District #18 Board of...

Access to City Dump may change if citizens continue to violate rules

At the April meeting of the Elgin City Council, Street Superintendent Donnie Poulsen, Jr., told them someone has begun disposing pallets and tires at...