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County awards grant for Elgin’s ‘Evening at the Museum’

Support for the Antelope County Historical Society’s (ACHS) July event celebrating Elgin came in the form of a grant. The Antelope County Commissioners approved a...

Volunteers needed Saturday

The West Cedar Valley and St. Boniface cemeteries will be flying more flags beginning this Saturday. A goal for the local veterans’ organizations for...

PJCC Spring Concert set

Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School will present their Spring Concert on Monday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Boniface Gym....

No water nitrate issues found

Ken Halvorsen of the Nebraska Rural Water Association met briefly with the Elgin City Council to share an initial managerial water assessment. He said...

EPS to hire two new teachers

Two teacher vacancies are expected to be filled Wednesday night when the District #18 Board of Education holds their monthly meeting. Teaching contracts for Logan...

Oakdale woman dies in Hwy 275 accident Friday

Highway 275 claimed another life Friday after a two-vehicle accident east of Oakdale. According to information released by the Antelope County Sheriff’s Department, 68-year-old Penny...

Lawrence J. Borer, 81

Lawrence “Larry” J. Borer, 81, of Norfolk, formerly of Elgin, NE passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at the Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk,...

County food pantry to be held April 20

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

Council asked to support Elgin’s museum night

By Dennis Morgan Co-Publisher Meeting Monday night, the Elgin City Council put their ‘stamp’ on a number of upcoming events. Rick Schuchart, Elgin’s representative on the Antelope...

Tickets available for PJCC spring musical

Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School will present their annual spring musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” on Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17...

Covid vaccination clinic to be held at fairgrounds in Neligh

As of Monday afternoon, March 29, there are 4,332 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Elgin’s health district with 3,767 recoveries and 72 deaths. According to...

Local winners announced for Americanism essay contest

Winners have been announced for the 2021 Americanism Essay sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Elgin Unit #229. The contest was open to students at...

Boes presented 2021 Roncalli Award

For their contributions to church and community, Mary Jane Boes and the late Gene Boes were presented the Roncalli Award at Sunday night’s 35th...

Vetch Days updated

The 2021 Elgin Community Club-sponsored Vetch Days Celebration will be June 11-13. Several new developments concerning the event were announced last week. Kids games and...

Dates announced for upcoming PJCC musical

In the midst of the roaring 20’s, Millie Dillmount (Trista Hemenway) moves from Salina, Kansas to the big city, where she is determined to...

PJCC places in State OID

Pope John’s OID team brought home a medal from the Class D2 State Speech Contest last week. PJCC’s OID team of Brooklyn Meis, Linus...

EPS speech team earns seven state medals

The Elgin Public Speech Team took five speech team members to state and returned with seven medals. Of their three qualifying events, two made finals...

Notice to Bidders- Antelope County

NOTICE The Antelope County Commissioners have the intent to purchase a new or used side dump trailer. The Antelope County Commissioners will invite informal quotes from March 9th,...

Notice to Bidders-Antelope County

NOTICE FOR BIDS The Antelope County Board of Commissioners will accept sealed bids until 9:30 AM on April 13th, 2021 for Culverts. Bids may be...

Notice to Bidders- Antelope County

INVITATION TO BID Sealed Proposals for the construction of “Elgin Southeast Culvert for Antelope County,” JEO Project No. 130176.01, QuestCDN No. 7642891, will be received...