Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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Nearly 70 years after Buddy Tuttle wore his Army uniform and served his country during  World War II, Uncle Sam finally honored the local veteran.Just this month, Tuttle received all of his... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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The Marquette Fire Department was called to the Cole residence in Marquette Dec. 17 after a small fire in the house’s attic ignited. Marquette Fire Chief Pat Johansen said the fire was likely started... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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Members of Giltner’s Little Stinger’s Preschool Class sang loudly for their Christmas concert Dec. 16 at Giltner High School. Above preschoolers include, from left: Maria Walker, Noah Coffey, Anna... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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The field was massive, a 30-team cluster to be exact, but the Huskies wrestled their way to an impressive sixth place finish at the Flatwater Fracas Friday and Saturday at the Heartland Events Center... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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Chloe Consbruck did not want to get off Santa’s lap anytime soon as she told him everything she wanted for Christmas while he was visiting Giltner State Bank recently. The jolly gentleman made... + continue reading

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12/24/2014
Hamilton County will soon carry a “livestock friendly” label after a unanimous vote Monday by county commissioners.After hearing the public’s opinion on the issue at a hearing last week, commissioners decided that the livestock friendly designation would be a positive step to take, though the application must still be approved by the Nebraska... + continue reading
12/24/2014
Highway 14 is scheduled to be closed through Aurora Jan. 2-5, weather permitting, as part of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail improvement project.The Nebraska Department of Roads issued a statement Monday explaining the road closure and related detour.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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It was the end of the road Wednesday for Hampton's aging City Hall. Voters approved a plan in May to tear down the village office headquarters and replace it on the same site with a new one. It didn't take crews long to tear the structure down, though village board members have not yet put final plans together regarding the new structure. For... + continue reading
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By taking one look at Christine Bellis’ booth at the craft and bake sale held earlier this month it would appear that this is probably not her first show...but in fact it was. Bellis has never before sold or even made in bulk the artwork she created for the craft and bake sale at the Senior Center during the “Once Upon a Christmas” events.“I have... + continue reading
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You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not shout, I’m telling you why...because Santa’s elf is watching you!With Christmas only eight days away, parents across the country and here in Hamilton County have been using creative incentives to get their children to be “nice” during the holidays, such as telling them Santa will bring them... + continue reading

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In recent years, the Exeter-Milligan girls basketball team has consistently beat the High Plains’ team by large margins.That wasn’t the case Friday night in Polk.To read more, see this week's print... + continue reading

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Another Christmas is about to be wrapped up. The betterhalf will amble through the house this weekend (if not before) and will put the Baby Jesus scene with its figurines back in the box until next... + continue reading

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The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District held a groundwater management training at The Leadership Center in Aurora last week for local producers.The UBB NRD has determined that the majority of... + continue reading