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Thu
25
Oct

Aurora volleyball draws No. 3 seed in districts

Aurora drew the No. 3 seed in B-6 district volleyball and will face off against GINW Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Hastings High School. Game time is set for 5:45 p.m.  The winner will advance to play the winner of the Hastings/York match that same night at 7:30 p.m.

Wed
24
Oct

Halloween fun headed for Hamilton County

Halloween is almost here and ghouls young and old are preparing to visit their favorite haunts for the holidays. While Oct. 31 is the official candy-searching day, many fun-filled community Halloween events are on the radar in Hamilton County leading up to and on the big day. Residents are encouraged to visit any of the following spooktacular events for a good time.

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Wed
24
Oct

Heartland United Way kickoff event set Oct. 31

The Heartland United Way will launch its Hamilton County drive Oct. 31 with an early-morning message and a breakfast treat.  
“We decided to take a little different approach this year as Heartland United Way did on the 17th with a kickoff event involving donuts,” said Kurt Johnson, chairman of the United Way’s Hamilton County Committee. “It is just kind of a fun way to kick off the campaign by sharing donuts to businesses around the square and folks we see.”

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Wed
24
Oct

New app invites anonymous tips to Aurora police

The Aurora Police Department announced this week the implementation of a new “See Something Send Something” app, creating a new mobile format which invites people to anonymously report unusual activity of any kind to law enforcement.
The “See Something, Send Something” app is already being used by multiple law enforcement agencies in southcentral Nebraska and according to Police Chief Paul Graham will be a valuable tool here in Aurora.

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Wed
24
Oct

Ardean, Annebell Andersen celebrate 70 years together

Marriage milestones are celebrated with love, grace, laughs and plenty of family -- and the celebration of Ardean and Annebell Andersens’ 70th wedding anniversary was no different. The celebration took place within Aurora’s Bremer Center, which is nearby the couples home at East Park Villa. The party was well attended with friends and family.
A short while later, the couple sat down in their cozy one-bedroom suite to reflect on seven decades together -- surrounded by memories of years past.

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Wed
24
Oct

First case of West Nile reported

According to the Center for Disease Control, as of Oct. 2 there has been one case of West Nile Virus reported in Hamilton County.
According to the state’s Department of Health and Human Services website, as of Oct. 22, there have been 330 cases statewide, which is a 11-year high. There is also a 15-year high of deaths from the virus in the state with 11.
In a previous article published in the Sept. 26 edition of the News-Register, there were 150 cases in Nebraska with seven deaths, but there were no cases reported at that time in Hamilton County.

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Wed
24
Oct

ADC reports progress on housing front

The Aurora Development Corporation reported progress on the housing front and recapped a busy year of activity during the 54th annual shareholder’s meeting. Oct. 16.
ADC President Wade Regier reported that the year started off with further concentration and effort aimed at the local housing shortage. The Streeter 2nd addition entry level housing project had its first home bought in November of 2017 and as of today eight have been sold with another sale pending.

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Wed
24
Oct

Klute still proud in purple as Deshler coach/teacher

In a 2014 interview for his first teaching job, Carson Klute was asked if he would be okay wearing purple.
“That’s all I’ve ever worn,” the Hampton native replied.
Klute got the job at Deshler High School and is now in his fifth year teaching social studies and coaching six-man football.

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Sat
20
Oct

Film club to show JAWS Tuesday at 12th Street Cinema

The Aurora Film Club will show a screening of JAWS Tuesday, Oct 23 at 7pm at the 12th Street Cinema. People can get FREE tickets at .

Fri
19
Oct

Fall clean-up extended in Aurora

The city of Aurora’s annual fall clean-up has been extended due to last weekend’s wet conditions. The site will be open Saturday Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m., as well as Sunday from 1-4 p.m. That was scheduled to be the end of the fall clean-up period, but city officials announced this week that the waste site was closed Oct. 13-14 due to wet conditions, thus the program was extended to Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-28, when the same hours will be offered.
Fall hours -- Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. -- will begin Wednesday, Oct. 24.

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