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02
Sep

City’s budget talks include paving 1st St.

City officials are taking one last look at the proposed 2015 fiscal budget with a public hearing scheduled Sept. 9. A final vote of approval is expected to be taken that same night. For the full story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

State Fair draws crowd, despite rain

The Nebraska State Fair wrapped up an 11-day run Monday, finishing off the fifth year for the annual showcase at its new Grand Island venue. For the detailed story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

No-injury accident

No injuries were reported Tuesday morning when a pickup and semi-truck collided at the intersection of Highways 14 and 34 in Aurora. Law enforcement personnel were on the scene immediately, directing traffic through the busy intersection as the work week began just before 8 a.m.

Tue
02
Sep

Dangler helps Giltner with classroom technology changes

As of Monday, Aug. 11, there has been a new tech teacher at Giltner Public Schools, and he has a wealth of tech experience to share. For a detailed story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

New daycare strives to be a good fit for parents, children

There is soon to be a new daycare, Learn-N-Grow Bamesberger Day Care, opening its doors on main street in Hampton.
Haley Bamesberger, along with help from her family and friends, has hopes of her new daycare being a good fit for both children and parents. For the full story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

Students blown away by wind energy at the Edgerton

Imagine learning about something as progressive as wind energy when you were in first grade. That seems like a tall task, but with a fun way of teaching it, that’s what the students at the Edgerton’s Wacky Wednesdays are doing. For the full story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

State Fair fun at local exhibits

The Edgerton Explorit Center enjoyed its third State Fair experience this year. The past two years the Edgerton had its traveling interactive Explorit Zone at the State Fair Children’s Festival on Labor Day. This is its first year participating for all 11 days with its interactive Explorit Zone. For the full story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

On a mission: DED visits Aurora’s power park site

State officials stopped in Aurora recently to visit the community’s 151-acre power park site as part of an educational mission to better understand what locations are available statewide for potential business and industry recruitment. For a detailed story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

Aurora uses NeSA tests for school improvement goals

The results from the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) test taken last spring were released to the public last week. Even with some grades coming in below the state’s average score, Aurora Public School’s performance level stayed within the standards. For a detailed story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

Hampton working to dissect NeSA results


Though results from the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) tests were released publicly last week, Hampton teachers and administrators began reviewing the data long before the school year started. For a detailed story, see this week's print or e-edition.

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