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Wed
01
Jul

Performance Repair opens in Hampton

A new auto and repair shop has opened in Hampton touting competitive prices and honest service.
Scott and Vicki Bowman are expanding Performance Repair from their original Benedict location to a Hampton building on the back side of the filling station located on Highway 34.

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Wed
01
Jul

County looking to haul gravel this week

Commissioners voted Monday to authorize Tim Bergen and Rich Nelson to develop and implement a plan to haul an additional 30,000 yards of gravel to county roads.
Commissioners Gregg Kremer and Bergen did research on how much it would cost the county to get gravel hauled by a private company.

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Wed
01
Jul

Class of 1965 starts band fund in Sundberg’s honor

When Linda Ross Happy, a 1965 Aurora graduate, read a story in the News-Register about the Aurora Band program being in need of instruments she got out her checkbook to write a donation.
“I was getting ready to write a check and it just came to me, what if we make a group donation?” she said. “It is our 50th reunion and this is something we could do as a class to celebrate. Let’s give back for all that we took and were given from Aurora.”

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Wed
24
Jun

Faith Moving Forward more than raising money

Sydnee Faith Owens was always one to help other people, no matter the circumstance.
Her father, Nick Owens, is trying to continue her legacy and do more of what she would have wanted.
Owens is doing that through a group called Faith Moving Forward, a foundation raising money for Water for Life – Haiti.

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Wed
24
Jun

Senior housing filling fast

Twenty duplexes in Aurora’s new senior housing subdivision will soon be full, reflecting a local version of what the project’s developer called a “silver tsunami” sweeping across the nation.
Citing increased demand for senior housing all across Nebraska and the United States, Matt Thomas said he is pleased yet not surprised with the response to Aurora’s new housing development, which is known as Cottage Park.
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Wed
24
Jun

Hamilton County’s newcomer guide features new cover

It’s here! After months of preparation earlier in the year, the Hamilton County newcomer’s guide is complete.
Published every other year by the News-Register, the guide offers a capsule summary of the county. The 80-page full-color magazine features photos and stories touting area tourism attractions, as well as the area’s history, community facilities, health care, schools, organizations and businesses.

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Wed
24
Jun

Giltner Public Schools is getting a modern look

The commotion of kids up and down the halls has been replaced with the sounds of construction work inside of Giltner Public Schools.
Since the beginning of summer break, construction crews have been inside the school working on various projects.

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Wed
17
Jun

Edgerton summer camps underway

It’s a chance for kids to have fun during the summer and maybe learn a thing or two while they’re at it.
Summer camps are underway at the Edgerton Explorit Center and executive director Mary Molliconi is excited about the activities and camps starting.

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Wed
17
Jun

Commissioners decide on 10-year, $1.5 million bond

The Law Enforcement Center project was again on the agenda for commissioners as chairman John Thomas asked the board for guidance on the bond.
Previously, commissioners were leaning toward a 20-year bond because payments would have matched up better with the City of Aurora’s payment to the county. After seeing how much interest would be paid on a 20-year bond, commissioner changed their minds.

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Wed
17
Jun

Health challenge winding down

As this year’s Hamilton County Health Challenge winds down, more and more people are getting involved and into the act of working out, notes Sara Sutherland, co-owner of the Aurora Fitness Center.
“It’s getting to the tail end, but we’ve seen an increase in membership over the past couple of months,” Sutherland said.

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