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Saturday, December 7, 2019
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First-year High Plains girls basketball coach Kimmie Alspaugh didn't have to wait long for her first win as the Lady Storm edged Giltner Friday night 40-36 in an early-season cross-county CRC... + continue reading
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Friday, December 6, 2019
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Aurora's offense went cold in the second half as Wahoo began to pull away.  At one point, Wahoo was on a 15-4 run in the second half with just 5:21 left in the game as the Warriors... + continue reading
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Friday, December 6, 2019
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At one point, the Aurora girls trailed Wahoo 23-11 in the second quarter. They led 27-25 with 2:25 left in the third. Unfortunately for Aurora, the Lady Huskies couldn't quite hang on. ... + continue reading
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Friday, December 6, 2019
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Christmas came early Thursday in Hampton, where residents enjoyed a variety of events in a Christmas Holiday Bonanza on Main Street. Kids were invited to visit Santa, take a train ride, make s'... + continue reading
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Friday, December 6, 2019
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Aurora won seven matches on the night, but it was Grand Island Northwest, the Class B defending state champs that walked away with a 42-36 win Thursday night to open the 2019-20 season. ... + continue reading
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12/04/2019
Two very special events are gearing up to make the season magical at Aurora’s Plainsman Museum. Both holiday favorites, the Winter Wonderland of Trees and Christmas on the Boardwalk, will showcase this week. On Monday from 6-8 p.m., residents will once again have the opportunity to step back in time for Christmas, watching as the... + continue reading
12/04/2019
Three years after hitting a pause button on the local wind energy debate to allow time for updating the county’s comprehensive plan and zoning regulations the issue is now back on the agenda for Hamilton County commissioners. Jeremy Brandt, the county’s planning and zoning administrator, reported that Bluestem Energy Solutions’... + continue reading

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The Old Homestead Market and Floral hosted its first class Nov. 16 with a focus on creating greenery displays to compliment the changing season. “We’ve been wanting to do things like this for a while,” co-owner Jenny Snoberger said. “We sell to our customers boxes of mixed greenery, so they can put their outdoor pots... + continue reading
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What started out a way for a sixth grade student to help out during the holidays has grown into a budding new business that is sure to help ease some of that shopping stress. “I was bored and wrapped a couple of our presents,” Taryn Thieszen explained on how she got started with Taryn’s Wrapping and More. “I asked my mom... + continue reading
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The streets of downtown Aurora lit up in the glow of a new holiday tradition Saturday as the first of what is set to become an annual “Come Home to Christmas” celebration unfolded on a cold winter’s night. “All I can say is what an awesome community we have,” said an excited Julie Wasem, the event’s coordinator... + continue reading

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Aurora's offense went cold in the second half as Wahoo began to pull away.  At one point, Wahoo was on a 15-4 run in the second half with just 5:21 left in the game as the Warriors... + continue reading

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The Osceola-High Plains Stormdogs rose to the occasion down the stretch, running through a gauntlet of high-powered football schools to win a Class D1 championship in most impressive fashion. Without... + continue reading

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Preferred Popcorn of Chapman was named the 2019 Nebraska Manufacturer of the Year for small-sized manufacturers Nov. 19. The honor, given by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, is well deserved... + continue reading