Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Deb Miller was on an outing with friends when she got the call.The neighbor’s house in Countryside Court was on fire, though initially she wasn’t sure how bad it was or if there was any danger to her... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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The Edgerton Explorit Center hosted a few travel writers last week who will soon be telling the world just how amazing Aurora’s hands-on science center is.Three journalists -- Kay Scott, Dawn Hewitt... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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If you were looking for a bargain, this weekend’s auction at the Hamilton County fairgrounds wasn’t for you.The Nebraska Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Relief Sale is an auction for charity where... + continue reading
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Budding scientists as young as 4 years old enjoyed a day of hands-on learning Sunday, though if you asked young Ashlyn Yockey about her successful engineering strategy she might have given you a... + continue reading
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Aurora High School students began preparing for last weekend on Jan. 5.All their hard work paid off as they performed their musical Beauty and the Beast to a sold-out crowd all three nights.To read... + continue reading

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04/01/2015
Hamilton County Board of Commissioners and the Hamilton Manor Board of Trustees held their third joint meeting Thursday where both parties reassured those in attendance their goal is to improve operations.Commissioner chairman John Thomas explained that the two boards have no intention of closing the Manor.To read more, see this week's print or e-... + continue reading
04/01/2015
Dist. 34 Sen. Curt Friesen joined a chorus of criticism against Sen. Ernie Chambers Friday, saying the outspoken Omaha senator crossed a line with heated comments likening the police to the Islamic State group.“I am disappointed in him,” Friesen said from his Lincoln office. “Ever since I’ve been in this body he’s told us how important words are... + continue reading

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Hampton Elementary students, including Dani Dowling, performed "A celebration of our country" Thursday as part of the school's annual spring concert. + continue reading
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Construction workers began setting up cones north of McDonalds Monday, marking renewed effort to complete the Highway 14 renovation project initiated last fall. The project was approximately 30-40 percent completed before winter weather hit, prompting a delay until spring. Traffic will be shut down to one lane until the work is complete, which is... + continue reading
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Heavy winds and dry conditions created a dangerous situation this weekend for area firefighters, who battled five separate fires including an Aurora blaze Saturday afternoon which destroyed one mobile home and caused severe damage to another.Tera (Wyatt) Collingham was at home with her twin daughters late Saturday afternoon when a neighbor knocked... + continue reading

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It may have been cold and wet for a track meet March 24, but the High Plains track team performed well at the Merrick County Invite held in Central City, considering it wasn’t at full strength.High... + continue reading

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Amazing!How else can you describe the musical magic brought to life this week by the Aurora High School music department.Three sell-out crowds for the Beauty & the Beast performances saw an... + continue reading

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It’s that time of the year again where the tractors are rolling in the fields, working to prepare the ground for spring planting. Mid-April seems to be the magic date for area producers as the point... + continue reading