Monday, July 25, 2016
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A train derailed just south of 13th Street in Aurora Monday morning causing Aurora police and fire crews to rush to the scene. According to authorities the chemicals aboard the fallen car contained... + continue reading
Thursday, July 21, 2016
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An old elm tree fell onto SOAR buses in the school’s east parking lot sometime early Saturday morning. Aurora Public Schools saved the day for the final week of SOAR events, providing buses to... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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On a sweltering Thursday evening in mid-July, the sweat is beading off Tiffany Bittner’s forehead.She’s dressed from head to toe in black, climbing behind the wheel of a predominately black speed... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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After serving as Hamilton County’s highway superintendent for seven months, K.C. Pawling is starting to implement a few changes, mainly to the way roads are maintained.Pawling was hired on as the... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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The Leadership Center held its second annual Evening Stroll fundraiser auction Saturday, raising $6,500 after expenses.“It was amazing,” said executive director Maile Ilac-Boeder.Read more in this... + continue reading

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07/20/2016
After holding a lengthy executive session, the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners voted to seek applications for a full-time planning, zoning and floodplain administrator.Scott Stuhr is currently in the position, having signed on as an independent contractor in January. Previously, highway office manager Corina Kuta filled the position.Read... + continue reading
07/20/2016
A 10-year-old Aurora girl was found within hours of being reported missing Sunday, thanks to an automated alert system that sent a pre-recorded message out to more than 600 local residents.Sgt. Chad Mertz with the Aurora Police Department confirmed Monday that a tip from that Sunday evening phone alert helped locate the missing girl.Read more in... + continue reading

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07/20/2016 - 0 comment(s)
A glass of wine reflecting a mountain scene in Colorado turned out to be worth a special toast for Tiffany Stevens.The Aurora woman said she was just sitting on the deck during a family vacation in the Rocky Mountains when she noticed a reflection that caught her eye in a glass of wine. Tiffany was the grand prize winner in this year's amateur... + continue reading
07/19/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Perceiving a decline in the level of local volunteerism, the Aurora Rotary Club is on a mission to both grow and re-energize a resource members say is a key factor in what makes Aurora unique.Read more in this week's print or e-editions and click the link below to view the online Rotary survey.Volunteerism + continue reading
07/13/2016 - 0 comment(s)
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently approved changes to regulations on drone use hoping to alleviate some of the stresses previous guidelines caused for commercial users of the popular high-tech devices.The rule changes address areas in which additional legislation or regulation may be required, including sizes of drones and the... + continue reading

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07/20/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Early-inning deficits were too much for the Aurora Seniors this week as they went 1-4 during the final stretch of the regular season.Aurora started the week strong with a 9-3 win over DCB July 13,... + continue reading

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07/20/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Not being a newspaper publisher anymore, I try to avoid editorializing in this column and keep controversial subjects at a minimum, leaving serious editorial writing to current Publisher Kurt Johnson... + continue reading

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07/20/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Twenty-five-year veteran seed salesman Stephen McClure has recently taken the jump from a corporate position to what could be considered the mom and pop shop of seed sales.McClure resigned his... + continue reading