Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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When it comes to the type of patrons who drive the community in the right direction, one of the best places to look is teaching staffs comprised of individuals like Nadine Bankson.Bankson is the... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Double vision is 20/20 for Giltner Public Schools. During the 2003-04 school year, a total of five twin siblings roamed the halls of the small, rural school system.Back then, Carter and Dillon... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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One of Hamilton County’s most iconic and historic buildings is closing in on returning to its glory days.After nearly two years, St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kronborg is finally seeing its historic... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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When Joe Blattner closes his eyes, he can still see the radial arm saw blade cutting clean through his wrist.He looked down in disbelief on a day that would change his life, Feb. 17, and all he saw... + continue reading

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04/27/2016
Back in familiar territory Monday morning planting corn on his rural Henderson farm, Dist. 34 Sen. Curt Friesen reflected on a legislative session which he said made some positive steps forward.Read more in this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading
04/27/2016
There is no hiding it, wind is creating a buzz in Hamilton County.With four large wind generators recently proposed in a project along the interstate near the Aurora interchange, people from both sides of the issue have come out to voice their opinions on the matter by visiting the county board meetings and submitting letters to the editor.Read... + continue reading

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Twelve years away from Hamilton County helped Jim Kreutz realize this is where he wanted to be.Having grown up on the family farm southeast of Giltner, the fourth generation farmer went off to college at UNL, spent a summer interning for Sen. Bob Kerrey in Washington DC, then pursued an ag lending career in Columbus and later eastern Iowa.  + continue reading
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Members of the Aurora FFA chapter have come together with the help of teacher Tony Sigler to build a new picnic shelter for Streeter Park near the Aurorans for Diamonds Sports baseball complex.Originally the plan didn't include the help of students, but after a few scenarios that changed the course of its completion, Aurora's High School was... + continue reading
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The King of Thebes, also known as Aurora 7th grade science teacher Mike Stewart, participated in his last Greek Olympics Friday, receiving a plaque from his fellow teachers, along with kind words from students.This year marked the 25th year of the popular event.Read more in this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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Sam Johnson is trading in the red and blue of High Plains for the black and orange of Doane.Johnson, a 6-foot-3 all-around basketball player, signed his letter of intent at High Plains Community High... + continue reading

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It was a positive step forward.Going into this year’s 60-day legislative session, Gov. Pete Ricketts, Dist. 34 Sen. Curt Friesen and a number of other Nebraska lawmakers listed property tax relief as... + continue reading

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Even though the county fair is still three months away, it’s never too early to begin working diligently on the many projects that come with being involved in 4-H.Giltner welder and shop owner Jim... + continue reading