News

Wed
20
May

Plainsman featured in NPR podcast

Plainsman Museum director Megan Sharp didn’t know exactly what to expect after a group of travel writers came to tour the museum on March 25.
“You never know for sure if these people are going to write about you or not,” she said. “You show them what you have and you hope they say something nice about your facility.”

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

Wed
20
May

Commissioners discuss employee wage and budget increases for 2015-16

With budget time nearly upon them, commissioners held a discussion on what employee wage raises will look like for the 2015-16 year. Elected officials and department heads are eager to begin putting their budgets together and the wage increase is a huge factor in that process.

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

Wed
13
May

Giltner votes no to Nebraska Christian

The Giltner Public School Board met on Monday evening voting on a variety of topics.
The board voted no to the request from Nebraska Lutheran to enter into the Crossroads Conference. For the full story, see this week's News-Register.

Wed
13
May

Hampton approves pay increases

The Hampton Public School board approved pay increases Monday for three administrators, as well as non-certified staff.
Board members voted to increase the annual salaries of Supt. Holly Herzberg, High School Principal Tim Huls and technology coordinator/special education director Angie Arndt by 4-1/2 percent. For the full story, see this week's News-Register.

Wed
13
May

After-school group talks business

Students in the Wacky Wednesday after-school program got a crash course in business last week, visiting one of Aurora’s largest employers to learn about technology as well as career opportunities in their own hometown. For the full story, see this week's News-Register.

Wed
13
May

Congressman Smith shares his faith during morning breakfast

Before the sun even rose Thursday, community members gathered together at The Leadership Center to kick off the National Day of Prayer events with a prayer breakfast featuring guest speaker Congressman Adrian Smith. For the full story, see this week's News-Register.

Wed
13
May

Three more teachers resign from 4R district

Three letters of resignation were turned in and read at Monday’s Aurora 4R School Board meeting. High school teacher Baili Klein, middle school teacher Jennifer Arndt and elementary reading teacher Teresa Erickson all turned in their resignations. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.

Wed
13
May

Former city hall site to be put up for sale in Hampton

Hampton village leaders decided Monday to sell the main street lot that previously housed city hall, setting an opening bid at $4,500 and adding a stipulation that a new structure be completed within 18 months of the sale. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

Wed
06
May

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Saturday, May 9, will be the Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive. Just leave a non-perishable food donation in a bag by your mailbox this Saturday and your letter carrier will do the rest! These donations go directly to the local food pantry.

Wed
06
May

Learning all about business resources

Local entrepreneurs and employees received a crash course in business last week, learning about resources available for anyone looking to start up a new business, sell the business they’ve owned for years, and everything in between.

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

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