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Wed
22
Apr

Go Big Give event set for May 1

The calendar is at 9 days and counting for a charitable giving event expected to raise thousands of dollars for local nonprofit organizations.
Go Big Give, now in its second year, will offer willing donors an opportunity to maximize their charitable giving with added incentives and matching funds for a 24-hour period on May 1. The concept went over well in its debut year, giving organizers reason to get creative and build on that momentum in 2015.

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Wed
22
Apr

Rates increased slightly for Aurora pool

The Aurora City Council approved rates for the swimming season ahead, keeping a promise made to citizens not to raise rates significantly once the new Aurora Aquatic Center opened.

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Wed
22
Apr

City council revises zoning regulations along I-80 corridor

The Aurora City Council amended its zoning requirements for properties along the Interstate 80 corridor, hoping to build in more flexibility for development more than one/quarter mile east or west from Highway 14.

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Wed
15
Apr

Aurora students become first ever state speech champions

Keli Margritz may only be in her second year as Aurora’s head speech coach, but she has already mentored two state medalists.
Margritz has been coaching for the last five years, three of which she was the assistant coach.

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Wed
15
Apr

Puppets with a purpose help kids tackle challenges

When sisters Brenda Daum and Charlotte Andrews put on a puppet show, their message is powerful and their approach direct.
Kids on the Block, a full cast of colorful four-foot characters, give them a unique format to talk to young people about serious issues. Each puppet has a name, a bio suited to the topic of the day, and a well-researched script designed to help young audiences see things from a different perspective.

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Wed
15
Apr

Asbestos found in LEC building, removal planned before renovations

After an asbestos evaluation of the current Hamilton County Law Enforcement Center revealed the building was found to contain asbestos in mainly the ceiling texture, floor tiles, mastic and some drywall areas. Planning has begun to remove it before contractors are there for remodeling or demolition.

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Wed
15
Apr

Hampton to coop on jr. high football

Hampton’s junior high football team will join forces with Heartland Community Schools in Henderson next fall after Monday’s school board approval of a new cooperative agreement.

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Wed
15
Apr

Aurora artwork on display at the Plainsman Museum

This month residents in the community have a chance to see the what the Aurora art students in Heather Amundson’s class have been up to all year as the students artwork is on display at the Plainsman Museum.

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Wed
08
Apr

A’ROR’N Bots invited to Fayetteville for Invite

An Aurora robotics club will be hunting for a first-place finish in Razorback country May 14-17.
The A’ROR’N Bots, a competitive robotics team from Aurora, was invited to the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., by being awarded the 3rd Champions Award at the Nebraska State First Lego League Tournament -- meaning they placed third out of 108 teams in the field.

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Wed
01
Apr

Nylander receives recognition for service to Hamilton County

Lynne Nylander was recognized by the Nebraska Supreme Court for her 30 years of service to the Hamilton County Court. She received a letter of congratulations from the Chief Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court, a letter of congratulations from Corey Steel, the state court administrator and the recognition itself which carries the seal of the Supreme Court of Nebraska.

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