Friday, September 23, 2016
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After another week of high school football action, here's this week's area scores with the bold team as the winner:Aurora @ Gering -- 26-0High Plains @ Palmer -- 54-14Walthill @ Hampton -- 61-... + continue reading
Friday, September 23, 2016
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Lainey Russell of Kearney and Luke Grossnicklaus of Aurora were crowned homecoming queen and king Thursday at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. + continue reading
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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Gjerloff Prairie north of Marquette and a very different Nature Conservancy landscape south of Wood River drew more than 80 conservationists to Central Nebraska last week for a unique workshop... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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The third annual Aurora Art Walk was another success bringing in some traffic to the downtown square. Roger Leavitt of Hastings set up shop outside Nemetric Business Systems sharing his pottery... + continue reading

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09/21/2016
Change is on the horizon for area juniors as this will be the first year they will be required to take the ACT test instead of the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) tests. The change is drawing concern from area school administrators, who say ACT scores may drop since students are not currently being prepared for the college-prep exams.For a... + continue reading
09/21/2016
The Aurora City Council approved its 2016-17 fiscal budget last week, voting unanimously in support of lowering the levy slightly to .375192 per $100 valuation, though the property tax request came in almost $200,000 higher than a year ago.“The levy is lower, but the additional money came from the value attributed to growth,” explained city... + continue reading

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09/21/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Crossroads Court residents welcomed volunteers from the Messiah Lutheran Church Sept. 11, who came knocking on the door as part of a community improvement program.“This is the third year in a row we have done something like this,” said coordinator Julie Jensen.Read more in this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading
09/19/2016 - 0 comment(s)
The Aurora Marching Huskies performed before a full Homecoming crowd Friday, under a full moon as well. The band will begin its marching season Oct. 1 at Harvest of Hamony in Grand Island. + continue reading

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09/14/2016 - 0 comment(s)
When two powerhouses collide it can bring devastation to one and enthusiasm to the other as the final scores determine how the two will go their separate ways. That was the case during the rival... + continue reading

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09/21/2016 - 0 comment(s)
When Colin Kaepernick took a knee last month during the pre-game playing of the national anthem, the NFL star held up a mirror to America.What we saw as individuals, and still see a month later in a... + continue reading

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09/21/2016 - 0 comment(s)
It’s an issue, one the Nebraska Corn Growers Association and Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association have been diligently working against.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a... + continue reading