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Wed
04
Jan

Nebraska State Fair earns top 50 spot

The Nebraska State Fair, with attendance of 361,107, took the number 50 spot on the list that’s gathered and computed by CarnivalWarehouse.com. Nebraska joins the likes of the Texas State Fair, Iowa State Fair, the Florida Strawberry Festival and 46 other fairs throughout the United States.
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Wed
04
Jan

Hamilton Comm. Foundation grant applications due

Grant applications are now being accepted by the Hamilton Community Foundation for eligible charitable projects in Hamilton County.
Applications and guidelines are available online at www.hcfne.org. Completed applications should be submitted to PO Box 283, Aurora, NE 68818, no later than Friday, Jan. 20.
For additional information, call 694-3200.

Wed
28
Dec

Landfill hours expanded

The Aurora city landfill hours will be extended this week due to heavy tree and property damage caused thorughout the community Sunday night. The landfill will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

Wed
28
Dec

School, NDE host strategic planning event

More than 20 local business leaders shared candid input with Aurora school officials Dec. 8 in a strategic planning process designed to better prepare AHS students for the jobs skills needed right here in Hamilton County.
Doug Kittle, Aurora High School principal, said self evaluation is a critical piece of the reVISION program coordinated by the Nebraska Department of Education.
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Wed
28
Dec

AACD prepares for annual awards banquet

The Aurora Area Chamber and Development Corporation will host its annual awards banquet on Jan. 12 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Aurora Middle School.
This annual event will feature a keynote speaker as well as the presentation of six service awards -- AACD Member of the Year, Educator of the Year, Map Maker, Humanitarian, Gold Award, and Entrepreneur.
Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the AACD office.
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Wed
28
Dec

A busy year on the local business front

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It’s been an up and down year on the local business front.
Flipping through the News-Register’s weekly business page, we found numerous stories of business start-ups and expansion, as well as a few setbacks. As always, the one constant is change, and we recorded plenty of that in 2016.
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Wed
28
Dec

High Plains Hall of Fame celebrates second year

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High Plains Community High School honored three individuals and two teams during its second annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Dec. 13.
Each of the three individuals came from one of the original schools that were part of the three towns combined to form the current school system.
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Wed
28
Dec

November a light month for local building permits

Only five building permits were issued at Aurora City Hall in November, a light month of activity on the construction front as the winter months approach. The last two months of the year are historically low in terms of new projects being initiated, and that trend looks to be holding true in 2016.
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Wed
28
Dec

Wiarda joins Lincoln PD

Sam Wiarda completed a year-long application and training process with the Lincoln Police Department Dec. 14 and began his new job the following day.
Wiarda, a 2011 Aurora High School graduate.

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Wed
21
Dec

New housing subdivision to debut in 2017

The Aurora Development Corporation announced plans this week to launch a new housing subdivision on the west side of town with hopes of having 23 lots ready for construction by mid- to late summer.
Wade Regier, ADC president, said an organization that has historically focused its efforts on recruiting new business and industry to the area came to the conclusion that housing lots were a missing ingredient in the community’s ability to grow.
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