Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The City of Aurora’s wastewater treatment plant earned a rare perfect score from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for its ongoing efforts to improve the facilities.“Once a year... + continue reading
Friday, January 20, 2017
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Robert Honken was sentenced to 45-50 years each on two felony charges of attempted first degree murder Friday for his role in a murder-for-hire plot targeting his wife, Bethany. After apologizing for... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Fifty years after deciding to move to Aurora and help a local telephone company expand into cable television, Phil Nelson will be honored with a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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When it comes to keeping busy during those retirement years, most people look for a hobby to enhance their time. For some that may come in the form of a memorable activity from their childhood.For... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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A mural project designed to highlight the history of Hamilton County while simultaneously celebrating the state’s 150th birthday is gaining momentum, with the first of many historical prints now... + continue reading

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01/18/2017
A “Jupiter” ice storm blanketed the southern and eastern portions of Nebraska Monday causing schools and businesses to close and making walking and travel difficult.Here in Hamilton County, a thick layer of ice covered area streets, sidewalks and tree limbs beginning Sunday afternoon, and by Monday morning the region looked like a scene from the... + continue reading
01/18/2017
Just hours after outlining his legislative priorities with his annual State of the State address in Lincoln, Gov. Pete Ricketts highlighted several of the same points in Aurora as part of a statewide campaign to get his message out to all Nebraskans.Ricketts spoke briefly during the AACD awards banquet Thursday evening, where he explained his... + continue reading

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Self-proclaimed eclipse evangelist Dan Glomski set the stage Thursday for what he says will be a spectacular event Aug. 21, when the moon will block out the sun over Aurora in a rare total eclipse.Read more in this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading
01/18/2017 - 0 comment(s)
A long-time Hampton business is introducing a number of changes as the new year begins, including a different name, an expanded service territory, a building addition and a more narrowed focus on its products and services.Owner Max Kroeker reported this week that the former Hampton Automotive is now doing business as Royston, Inc., a new title... + continue reading
01/16/2017 - 0 comment(s)
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 quarter inch of clear frosting. + continue reading

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There’s a once-in-a-generation event happening in the area that we better start enjoying while it’s here.Watching this Aurora boys basketball team is something I can’t really compare to. Sure, I don’... + continue reading

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01/18/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Location, location, location.It makes all the difference in the business and real estate world, we’ve been told, and apparently the scientific realm as well. Aurora and Hamilton County have prospered... + continue reading

Ag Life

01/18/2017 - 0 comment(s)
While the farming industry advances steadily every year to improve upon previous growing season’s results, so do all the elements trying to make a producer’s life more difficult.Graduate research... + continue reading