There was a sizable number of items this weekend at the semi-annual rummage sale hosted by the United Methodist Church of Elgin. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday United Methodist Women President Becky Bremenkamp and local UMW volunteers staffed the event.
Sixteen years ago, when Linda Swanner first mentioned the idea of starting a food bank to then-Elgin First United Methodist Church Pastor Coy Remer, the two probably did not see it operating through a global pandemic. But that is exactly what is happening, though not without precautions.
Elgin alumna Ariel McDonald competed in the NJCAA Region 2 golf tournament on Monday, April 19. Playing for Murray State College as a freshman, Ariel played her way into the NJCAA National Tournament that will be held in Daytona, Florida on May 10-13.