Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Emergency responders in Phillips were called to an accident scene Wednesday afternoon after a train struck the rear portion of a four-door sedan. The driver reportedly escaped unharmed, though no... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The Huskies are much more accustomed to taking 12-point halftime leads over opponents, not the other way around. How would they respond to such adversity? Buckets. Aurora rallied from a 12-point... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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For long-time Aurora resident Connie Shaneyfelt the thought of starting her own business literally came to her doorstep some 45 years ago. “A neighbor lady with a baby came over and said would... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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A new class at the Bremer Center hosted by Chris and Michelle Small is bringing more than two decades of dance instruction experience to Aurora and Hamilton County. The classes are offered Friday... + continue reading
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A structure fire at the Aurora football field Monday morning had the Aurora fire department with all hands on deck in subzero temperatures. According to Aurora Fire Chief Tom Cox, the cause of a... + continue reading

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01/17/2018
Nine months after throwing his hat in the ring as a candidate for Nebraska’s 3rd District congressional seat, Kirk Penner is enthused by the positive, grassroots response he is getting and looks forward to hitting the campaign trail hard before the May 15 primary. “My traction has been very good,” said Penner, a native of Aurora... + continue reading
01/17/2018
After a decision was made by Hamilton County commissioners Jan. 2 to discontinue ownership and management of the county’s emergency medical services as of Oct. 1, city leaders voted last week to pursue their own study of a fire-based ambulance service. City Administrator Rick Melcher and Mayor Dave Long explained the initial intentions of... + continue reading

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The Aurora girls basketball team picked up a 48-42 win on the road at Columbus Saturday afternoon despite the Discoverers' best efforts from behind the arc. Columbus scored 30 of its 42 points from three-point land, including all 18 of its first half points. Kennedy Krejdl led the way for the Lady Huskies with 14 points while Corrie Schneider... + continue reading
01/10/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Local building activity nearly doubled in the last year, sparked by a $6.8 million nursing home and a surge of 17 new single-family dwellings. A total of 109 building permits were issued at Aurora City Hall during the past 12 months adding up to $14,354,834. The year-end tally was the community’s highest since 2007. Read more in this... + continue reading
01/10/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Community members packed the county commissioner’s room Jan. 2 as the board voted unanimously to cease ownership and management of the county’s ambulance service, effective Oct. 1. The decision comes after more than a year of discussion focused on the cost to operate the advanced life support EMS in Hamilton County. Read more in... + continue reading

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01/17/2018 - 0 comment(s)
High Plains’ girls and boys basketball teams were busy last week with three games in a four-day stretch. The Lady Storm found some success, winning two of those three games. They started the... + continue reading

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01/17/2018 - 0 comment(s)
A conversation all agree is a high priority for our community entered a key transition stage this week in terms of emergency medical services. What has been an issue dominating the attention and... + continue reading

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01/17/2018 - 0 comment(s)
UNL Extension educator Steve Melvin spoke to a crowd of producers and industry employees during the York Ag Expo Jan. 10 about the safety precautions and concerns regarding chemigation. The class is... + continue reading