News

Tue
02
Sep

NeSA test results one way High Plains tracks student progress

The NeSA tests are a big asset to High Plains Community Schools, but principal Cameron Hudson says it’s just one of a pair of tests aimed at helping them understand how well students are learning. For a detailed story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

Giltner students meet state standards in NeSA test results

Giltner Public Schools performed well in the NeSA tests, much to the pleasure of the school’s faculty. For a detailed story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
02
Sep

Aurora schools enrollment changes from 2013-14 year

Preliminary enrollment numbers for Aurora Public Schools showed a decrease in K-12 students from 1,222 students reported at the same time last year to 1,180 students reported this year. The preliminary numbers showed a decrease of 42 students. For a detailed story, see this week's print or e-edition.

Wed
27
Aug

A day at the State Fair

Wednesday was Senior Day at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island, where a small army of Hamilton County residents volunteered their time in a variety of ways. This is the fifth year since the State Fair made it's move to Central Nebraska. For local residents' reaction to the fair, and insight on why they volunteer, some for several days each year, see next week's edition of the News-Register.

Tue
26
Aug

News-Register enhances online presence

Dear readers,
The News-Register takes another step into the digital age with this week’s edition, introducing new and improved formats on which to share local news of the day.
After years of research, planning and training, we are pleased to announce the release of a new website and an improved digital edition of your newspaper. As of Tuesday, this new service brings you the latest news on a new and improved website, along with an exact replica of the printed newspaper delivered online. With its flip-book page turning format, zoom-in functionality and search capabilities, our e-Edition offers the latest in digital newspaper technology while continuing to provide a classic newspaper reading experience.

Tue
26
Aug

Enrollments up, down at four area schools

Hamilton County schools saw a fluctuation of increases and decreases in student enrollment for the 2014-15 school year. Overall, the county’s school enrollment decreased by 25 students.

As of the first week of school, Aurora's enrollment dropped by 42 students to 1,180;  Giltner was up 12 to 201; Hampton was down nine to 147; and High Plains was up 14 to 246. See this week's edition for grade by grade total, including a comparison to last year's totals.
 

Tue
26
Aug

Huskies full of fall spirit

Husky spirit was on full display Monday during the annual fall pep rally. Coaches for all the fall sports, as well as the band director, principal and new athletic director shared their thoughts as a new season of Husky competition gets under way.
 

Tue
26
Aug

Marquette to get new post office boxes

Structural problems with the Marquette Post Office building are prompting village and postal leaders to consider their options on how and where to deliver the local mail. Meanwhile, residents have been traveling to Central City to get their mail.
 

Tue
26
Aug

Humphrey passing the scissors on at Giltner’s only hair salon

For the past 35 years, Janet Humphrey has been cutting hair and sharing life stories three days a week from her salon in Giltner, though that will end Sept. 1 when she hangs up her scissors and comb for good

Tue
26
Aug

Smith inspires students to leave a better legacy

Aurora High School had a featured guest, one with shaggy hair and tattoos, come and speak to the students and staff last week at an assembly.
 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - News