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An item stocked for years in the back aisle at Schneider’s Hardware in Aurora has been expanded into a whole new department, reflecting what the well known co-owner says is an explosion of growth and... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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It is definitely a team effort when it comes to washing 30 hogs at the county fair, and that is exactly how the Carlson family gets it done.A new generation of Carlson family 4-Hers herd four... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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The new owner of the ethanol plants on the outskirts of Aurora announced this week that all outstanding litigation with the Aurora Cooperative has been dismissed, opening the door to a new... + continue reading
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Despite a combination of heavy rain and high temperatures, Hamilton County Fair organizers concluded Monday that volunteers and everyone involved with the four-day event battled through the elements... + continue reading
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Unlike basketball or football, there are no contracts. The only thing guaranteed is an opportunity.It was a line repeated all night by Matt Palmer, the announcer for the Extreme Bull Riding Tour that... + continue reading

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08/05/2015
The Aurora Cooperative’s new president and CEO said he feels blessed to have been chosen to lead a 106-year-old company which he believes is in essence “ground zero of agriculture.”To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading
08/05/2015
The Aurora City Council raised the concept last week of researching possible savings by outsourcing 911 dispatch services currently offered at the Hamilton County Law Enforcement Center.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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The grandstands were full Sunday night for the final event of this year's Hamilton County Fair -- trailer races. Caleb Oswald was one of many local entries, shown here in his 1/2 2 P entry. The feature race was won by Jeff Gimpel of Giltner, who began the race with an old camper, and crossed the finish line hauling what was left -- an axel and set... + continue reading
08/02/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Nearly 40 runners got down and dirty Sunday morning, slogging through wet terrain in the first of what is planned to become an annual Hamilton County Fair Mud Run. An obstacle course was set up on the far west side of the grounds with dirt piles, hay bales, telephone poles and other ostacles to go over, as well as rope to go under, forcing... + continue reading
07/31/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Kelsey Paschke, left,  and her sister, Mackenzie, enjoyed a cruise around the carnival midway Thursday night. It was a busy first day of activitiy at this year's Hamilton County Fair. + continue reading

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Nebraska versus Miami? In July no less?Bring it on!While Husker fans are certainly used to that during the football season, to have those two teams match up during the heat of summer was pretty... + continue reading

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It was reported Americans spent over $55 billion on pets in 2013 and $870 million of that was for medical insurance. My betterhalf and I have not made any outlay on our dog Missy for medical... + continue reading

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It is definitely a team effort when it comes to washing 30 hogs at the county fair, and that is exactly how the Carlson family gets it done.A new generation of Carlson family 4-Hers herd four... + continue reading