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The sun was shining brightly Saturday at the Crossroads Conference track meet in Osceola, and so too were area athletes who turned in some of the season’s best performances.Giltner, High Plains and... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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For eight years, the students at Hampton Lutheran School have been morphing the town’s Auditorium into a greenhouse for the annual Plant Sale FTo read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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Laughter and tears where just two of the many emotions that swept through the Giltner High School gym during senior commencement on Sunday.The senior class delivered flowers to their parents before... + continue reading
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Philanthropic giving created a 24-hour buzz Friday during the second annual Go Big Give campaign, which doubled its take this year to more than $511,000.Initiated in 2014 as a way to raise awareness... + continue reading
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Baseball, reading and having fun were the name of the game Friday as Hampton Public Schools celebrated another chapter in its One School, One Book program.Initiated three years ago as a way to... + continue reading

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05/06/2015
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. + continue reading
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After several executive sessions were held to discuss a personnel issue, the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners came out of Monday’s closed session advising the public about an effort to unionize the Hamilton County Roads Department.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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by Steve MarikHigh Plains senior Cole Klingsporn has chosen Nebraska Wesleyan as the next court he’ll be playing basketball on.The D1 state-champion point guard signed his letter of intent to play for the Prairie Wolves next year, and their style of play couldn’t be a better fit for the 5-10, 160-pounder.“I love the way they play. They have a... + continue reading

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by Steve MarikHampton senior Brittany Dose was looking for the perfect college fit to continue her track career.It needed to be somewhere she wanted to be, but also somewhere that wanted her.She found the place she was looking for, and on Wednesday, Dose signed her letter of intent to compete for the Nebraska Wesleyan track and field and cross... + continue reading
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The best track athletes that central Nebraska has to offer converged Monday afternoon for the 2015 Grand Island Independent Central Nebraska Track and Field Championships.For Aurora, Giltner, Hampton and High Plains, many athletes season bests were on display.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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The pressure is building for Aurora golfers, and not just when the Huskies tee it up in competition.Coach Craig Badura has penciled in four of the five names to carry varsity bags in Friday’s... + continue reading

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There’s no question I am an avid newspaper reader. I couldn’t help but chuckle when an advertisement in a daily newspaper this past week caught my eye.The advertisement featured a free gourmet dinner... + continue reading

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Rain and cooler temperatures had farmers anxiously waiting for the green light to begin planting, though seed was finally going into the ground last week as another growing season begins to take root... + continue reading