Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Long-time owners Roger and Judy Salmon announced this week that Salmon Auto Parts has been purchased by the Arnold Group of Companies out of Spencer, Iowa.The transaction became effective Monday, and... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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During this time of the year, a social life and sleep are swept under the rug as seniors diligently work hard to maintain good grades while also completing what seems like endless scholarship... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The Aurora Open and Innovation Showcase was held Saturday at the Farr Building on the fairgrounds and featured a group of innovative kids combining their knowledge and competitiveness in robotics.An... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Aurora’s girls are on a roll.The Lady Huskies picked up two big wins this past week, defeating visiting Fillmore Central 65-30 Tuesday night at the Sports Complex, then hit the road to Seward on... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The Aurora wrestling team fought to keep the lead against Central City in Saturday’s Aurora Duals third-place match and did just that, coming away with a 39-32 win.To read more, see this week's print... + continue reading

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01/28/2015
Despite Sheriff Kirk Handrup’s urgency for the law enforcement center project to move forward, county commissioners voted Monday to proceed with rebidding the project only after a re-evaluation is done by the architect.Prochaska & Associates will now begin looking for potential cost savings prior to letting the bids. The firm was also asked to... + continue reading
01/28/2015
The Aurora City Council interviewed Joe Johnson of Nebraska City for its city administrator position last week and as of Tuesday morning is poised to possibly interview a second finalist as well.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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The D2 No. 7 Hampton Lady Hawks had to hold off -- once again -- a tough High Plains squad Tuesday afternoon at the CRC Tournament in York, but got the job done in a 43-40 win. The Lady Hawks held on to a 58-49 win Jan. 8 over the same High Plains team. After holding a 20-15 lead at halftime, Hampton had to endure blow after blow from a determined... + continue reading
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Here's what the scene was like at the Farr Building at the Aurora fairgrounds Saturday. Robots everywhere:  Watch + continue reading
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The Phillips and Giltner Rural Fire Departments were called to a house fire in Phillips early Wednesday afternoon. The cause of the fire has not been determined yet. Sarah and Brian McIntosh, owners of the home, had numerous neighbors and Phillips community members offer up their homes to them and their four children for a place to stay. There was... + continue reading

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 Austin Allen scored 12 of his 26 game-high points in the third quarter and Aaron Vinkenberg nailed four 3-pointers to help power Aurora past visiting Fillmore Central 67-53 on Tuesday.Friday at... + continue reading

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The Academy Awards and the Oscars business never excited me much. Bluntly, I’m not much of a movie goer and probably wouldn’t recognize many of today’s movie stars even if they told me their names.... + continue reading

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Nebraska’s new governor isn’t the only one who feels that property taxes are a problem, as Dist. 34 Sen. Curt Friesen sees Gov. Pete Ricketts’ proposed changes as a start to fixing the problems.“I... + continue reading