Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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When President Barack Obama recently singled out a dozen examples of effective leaders who are making America stronger, Aurora native Dr. Gary Penner found himself in the national spotlight for his... + continue reading
Friday, July 24, 2015
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Several area veterans took up arms and are standing guard at the military recruiting office in Grand Island, sending a message all the way to Washington regarding a policy they believe makes no sense... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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Gavin Rush has always had a passion and love for football.Every Saturday, he would play his flag football game in the morning and spend the rest of the day watching college football. Even then, Rush... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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For 40 years, the Christian Resource Center has offered a place for kids to come and learn about God.“Our main reason was as Christians to make it a place where we would be able to share it with the... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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he farmers market is the place to be on Saturday mornings with vendors offering a wide variety of vegetables, pastries, homemade granola and herbs.For those who get to the market early enough, the... + continue reading

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07/22/2015
An aging house at the Aurora Cemetery which hasn’t been lived in for years will soon be put up for sale in the first of many planned steps to improve the cemetery.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading
07/22/2015
New students in grades kindergarten through fifth will register at the office of the elementary principal at 300 H Street on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Registration for all sixth through 12th grade students new to the Aurora school district will be held at the following times and dates:• New... + continue reading

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Aurora loaded the bases down four in the bottom of the seventh, but was unable to plate a run as McCook took home the Seniors League Championship July 14 6-2.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

Lane Farrall dreams of the day he can trade in his toy tractor, which he made from legos, for the big machine he was watching last fall during harvest near his rural Hampton home. His mother, Cody, captured the image in a photo selected as this year’s grand prize winner in the annual Leadership Center amateur photo contest.
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Young Lane Farrall watched with envy as he looked out over a corn field near Hampton last fall, dreaming of the day he will be driving a great big green and yellow combine instead of playing with a toy version he carried in his hand.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading
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Even high waters can’t keep campers from taking a plunge into the Platte.  Last week was the first of the two-week annual SOAR (Summer Orientation About Rivers) program in the Aurora area. This is the 23rd year for SOAR, and coordinator Jan Whitney is happy with how the program has evolved.To read more see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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New coaches, new players but still competitive.Even though they started out slow, the Aurora Juniors Legion baseball team became a force to be reckoned with by mid-July, coming within two games of... + continue reading

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Time is a strange thing.  It has been said, “Time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once.”To me, as a former newspaper publisher, time weekly referred to our newspaper... + continue reading

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The keynote speaker at last week’s annual Grain Place Foods farm tour said scientific study after study being released in the past year provides what she believes is convincing evidence that organic... + continue reading