News

Wed
25
Mar

Commissioners renew contract with Rasmussen

The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners had a light agenda for Monday’s meeting. The board approved a one-year contract with Rasmussen for preventative maintenance service starting March 1 for $2,366.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
25
Mar

Spencer’s artwork wows the capitol

Evan Spencer, a junior at Aurora High School, had the opportunity to display a piece of his artwork at the State Capitol throughout the whole month of March, celebrating Youth Art Month.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
25
Mar

High Plains speech team sends three to state contest at UNK

The High Plains speech team will be sending three of its competitors to the state meet after each placed in the top two of their respective categories March 17 at the D1-1 districts in Meridian.
The Storm qualifiers include Christian Shaw, Hannah Person and Anna Reeves.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
25
Mar

Hinrichs and Smith are off to state speech

Giltner will be sending two Lady Hornets to state speech at the University of Nebraska-Kearney March 26-27.
The Hornets also earned runner-up as a team.
Shelby Hinrichs and Reagan Smith did well enough in their respective events at districts in Meridian March 17 to earn their way to state.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

Tue
24
Mar

Rep. Smith to have mobile office in Aurora

Constituents of Third District Congressman Adrian Smith will be able to meet with a representative of Congressman Smith’s office for a “mobile office” on Monday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to noon. in Aurora.

A “mobile office” allows constituents to meet directly with one of Smith’s staff members about federal issues and take advantage of the constituent services available through his office, such as assisting individuals with challenges they face while working with a federal agency, ordering flags flown over the U.S. Capitol and booking tours in Washington, D.C.

Smith, who has offices in Grand Island and Scottsbluff, will provide his mobile office and a staff member on Monday, March 30, at the Aurora Area Chamber & Development office in the Bremer Center.

For additional information, contact Congressman Smith’s Grand Island office at (308) 384-3900.

Wed
18
Mar

Ambulance service gets new tools to help save lives

The Hamilton County Ambulance Service in Aurora just got the tool it needed to become an even better and more efficient outlet for saving lives. It’s called the Zoll X series monitor/defibrillator, and what is does is increase the chances of the patients surviving cardiac events. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

Wed
18
Mar

Aurora’s street improvement plans approved

The Aurora City Council approved the one- and six-year street improvement plan last week, as well as plat changes for The Leadership Center and Poco Creek housing subdivision. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

Wed
18
Mar

Aurora couple chosen for Buescher Foundation grant

Jonathan and Timaree Goertzen of Aurora have received the surprise of a lifetime after being selected for a grant from the newly founded Buescher Foundation to help them pay for their upcoming adoption. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

Wed
18
Mar

Photo contest to feature new categories

Area shutterbugs are invited once again to share to their photographic talents in the annual Leadership Center amateur photo contest. Categories for the 2015 contest have been slightly modified to give a new, creative twist to the competition, explained Maile Ilac-Boeder, executive director of The Leadership Center. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

Wed
11
Mar

Research begins on Manor options

The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners and Hamilton Manor Board of Trustees held their second joint meeting Thursday discussing the future of the Manor.
The meeting began with a detailed tour of the facility, led by interim administrator Sharon Colling. With two new commissioners, the tour was designed to help not only them but everyone involved see struggles the Manor faces on a daily basis.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

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