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Nine earn letters EPPJ during 2020/2021 season

It’s not over until the ... awards are handed out! The Wolfpack boys basketball team officially wrapped up the season Wednesday night with an awards...

Gate to Elgin Field to be padlocked after incident

The four-lane asphalt track around Elgin Field is meant for runners, not vehicles. Meeting last week, the District #18 Board of Education decided to take...

NCDHD COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic to be at Neligh fairgrounds Thursday

NCDHD’s COVID-19 Vaccination efforts are shifting to include anyone 50 years and older that reside in Antelope, Boyd, Brown, Cherry, Holt, Keya Paha, Knox,...

Elgin FFA shines at District 10 CDE

High school students, recognized by their blue jackets and bright gold lettering, participated in the 2021 FFA District 10 Career Development Event – Ag...

PJCC/EPS combined prom to be Saturday

By Skylar Reestman Student intern On Saturday night, the very first combined Jr./Sr. prom between the schools of Elgin Public and Pope John will happen. All the...

Jenna Lordemann hired at EPS special ed position

A teaching vacancy at School District #18 has been filled. Meeting Wednesday night, the board approved the hiring of Jenna Lordemann as a special ed...

Tickets now on sale for ‘Da Ladies Nite Out’

In another sign of things getting back to normal, the Elgin Knights of Columbus have set the date for “Da Ladies Nite Out” evening...

PJCC musical to be in April

Due to COVID-19, last year’s spring events were cancelled. Kids missed out on school, golf, track, graduation, and so much more. However, this year,...

Neligh Economic Development

NELIGH — In less than two weeks, the Neligh Economic Development Office will host the first-ever Antelope County Job Fair. The event will be held...

School board to act on two resignations

Two teacher resignations are on the ‘action’ agenda for the District #18 Board of Education when they meet this week. The regular March meeting of...

PJCC, EHS speech team members qualify for state

NEWMAN GROVE — All those hours of practice paid off for a number of Pope John and Elgin High students who, by virtue of...

Softball, baseball sign=up meeting to be held tonight

Softball/Baseball sign-up will be Wednesday, March 10 (TONIGHT) at the Elgin Fire Hall from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Parents will need to fill out...

Elgin Easter Egg hunt date set

The Elgin Community Club announced the date for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. The egg hunt will be held Saturday, March 27, beginning at 11...

EPS team earns NVC medals

On Monday, March 1, Elgin Public Schools was the site for the Niobrara Valley Conference Speech Meet. Sixteen teams battled in nine events at the...

PJCC speech team busy;Reestman wins Serious Prose at NVC

The Pope John Crusader Speech Team had a very busy week! On Wednesday, Feb. 24 they traveled to Newman Grove, bringing home several medals and...

EPS kindergarten registration to be online

Kindergarten registration will take place online this year at Elgin Public School. Parents wishing to enroll their child for the 2021-22 school year can go...

Date set for community cleanup day

Persons wishing to clean up their properties will get an assist from the City of Elgin next month. Meeting Monday, the Elgin City Council set...

Dates changed for Elgin Vetch Days Celebration

The Elgin Community Club announced a change in the dates for the Vetch Days Celebration. The new dates for the three-day event will be...

Elgin summer ball sign-up to be held on March 11

The date for Elgin Summer Ball sign-up was announced by organizer Kim Fangman. Sign-up for baseball and softball players will take place on March 11,...

Pool needs lifeguards; City to offer reimbursement

“Help Wanted!” The City of Elgin may want to consider placing such a sign in front of the swimming pool. Meeting with Pool Manager Sue Vanis...