Monday, January 16, 2017
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Though ice and freezing rain were causing havoc in many ways, there were some beautiful images created in the area by the winter storm. This otherwise empty bush came to life near McDonalds with a... + continue reading
Monday, January 16, 2017
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Trees and branches were down all over Aurora Monday as ice built up in the area, creating a weight too heavy to bear. Power was reportedly out in some parts of town as well, indicating that power... + continue reading
Friday, January 13, 2017
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Just hours after delivering his State of the State address in Lincoln. Gov. Pete Ricketts spoke in Aurora Thursday highlighting his 2017 legislative agenda. He comments were part of the Aurora Area... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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As the ag industry continues to grow and progress, new generations of young farmers are learning more than they ever have at an earlier age to keep improving practices around Hamilton County.One of... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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It was a busy week for Aurora grapplers as a pair of invites kept them on their toes.The Huskies started the week with their own invite Jan. 3 as six teams descended on Aurora to hit the mats.It was... + continue reading

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01/16/2017
The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists to be extra cautious in parts of the state where slippery conditions from freezing rain is making travel difficult and dangerous. There have been several crashes already, and conditions may deteriorate throughout the day Monday. If you must travel, keep up-to-date on the latest weather and road... + continue reading
01/12/2017
The annual meeting of the Hamilton County Historical Society, which was scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 15, has been postponed due to the weather forecast. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Plainsman Museum. + continue reading

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As the ag industry continues to grow and progress, new generations of young farmers are learning more than they ever have at an earlier age to keep improving practices around Hamilton County.One of the young producers studying the field in hopes of bringing new ideas home is David McDonald, whose recent feedyard management internship through the... + continue reading
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The town of Phillips will open its Memorial Hall doors Sunday from 2-5 p.m. to allow residents an opportunity to examine the community’s newest investment.“It’s a great thing for the city of Phillips because it’s going to be a meeting place for a lot of years and hopefully we did a good job of building the building so it will last a long time,”... + continue reading
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Despite concerns with rising construction costs, local building activity picked up in 2016 with the 119 permits issued at Aurora City Hall, adding up to $7.56 million.That total was up $1.7 from a year ago and ranks in the middle of the pack when compared to year-end totals from the past decade.Read the full story in this week's print or e-... + continue reading

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An area rivalry was brought to a head Thursday night as High Plains visited Hampton with each team looking to build momentum heading forward.The Hawks got out front early on and never looked back in... + continue reading

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Building permit totals in Aurora tell an interesting tale for our community, with some good and not-so-good news reflected in the final 2016 numbers.As reported in a front page story this week,... + continue reading

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01/04/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Aurora native Mitch Oswald has joined AgriGold as a field advisor serving clients in Hamilton County.Oswald, a 2012 Aurora graduate, earned a degree in agronomy from the University of Nebraska-... + continue reading