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Wed
04
Sep

Program designed to help students ‘Find Your Grind’

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Hampton Public Schools rolled out a new Career Exploration Pathway program this fall, hoping to help juniors and seniors “find their purpose, passion and strengths.” 
Having watched and learned from what other area districts are doing to help students gain exposure, experience and confidence in their field of interest, Principal Tim Huls explained how and why the district upped its ante with career exploration this year.
To read more, please see this week's print or e-edition.

 

Wed
04
Sep

Cross of Christ preschool welcomes Feddern as teacher, director

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With the newest addition to the preschool lineup in Aurora, the Cross of Christ Preschool, comes a new director and teacher of the program to lead children in the classroom. Hamilton County native Deanna Feddern gladly stepped into the new role. 
The end of the 2018-19 school year brought about a reformat to the Hampton Lutheran preschool program. Feddern explained on how she came to Cross of Christ, which left her without a teaching position for the year to come.
To read more please see this week's print or e-edition.

Wed
04
Sep

Hairy Situations Dog Spa key to dirty dog troubles

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Jodi Powers is no stranger to the plight of many dog owners, and that is what to do about bath time. Tired of the struggle and mess she decided that she couldn’t be the only one and opened Hairy Situations, a full service wash and grooming business.
“I decided to do this because I have two Great Pyrenees dogs and to give them a bath in my tub at home is quite the chore and a chore to clean it up,” she said. “I kept telling my husband that we needed a self-wash around here somewhere. Next thing we knew, we were starting one.”
To read more about this new business, please see this week's print or e-edition.

Tue
03
Sep

State Fair finishes strong

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Nebraska State Fair Executive Director Lori Cox concluded Monday that the 2019 event was remarkable, especially when it came to the amount of moisture Grand Island received and it being a 150th anniversary celebration.

Tue
03
Sep

AHS homecoming celebrates 70th year

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As the week draws closer to the weekend, with it comes Aurora’s 2019 fall homecoming pep rally, parade and the crowning of this year’s royalty.  And though many may know the eight candidates preparing to ride through downtown Aurora on the backs of convertibles, what they might not know is how the tradition all began. Genene Willis, Doug Kittle reflect on 70 years of tradition in this week's ANR.

 

Tue
03
Sep

Cross of Christ preschool welcomes Feddern as teacher, director

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With the newest addition to the preschool lineup in Aurora, the Cross of Christ Preschool, comes a new director and teacher of the program to lead children in the classroom. Hamilton County native Deanna Feddern gladly stepped into the new role. Read the full story in this week's print or e-editions.

 

Tue
03
Sep

New dog wash business lends a paw for grooming needs

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Jodi Powers is no stranger to the plight of many dog owners, and that is what to do about bath time. Tired of the struggle and mess she decided that she couldn’t be the only one and opened Hairy Situations, a full service wash and grooming business. Get the scoop in this week's ANR.

 

Tue
03
Sep

Jam Fest lets music live on as a tribute for lost musicians

Local and traveling musicians will be gathering Saturday and Sunday at the Hampton Auditorium to honor and remember six area musicians who have passed away.

Tue
03
Sep

Husky social media interns looking to cultivate, create content

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As a testament to changing times and the ever-present status of social media in society, news and even education, seven Aurora High School students have embarked on the technological journey of becoming social media interns for the Huskies’ Twitter and Instagram accounts.

 

Tue
03
Sep

City approves plan for small cell upgrade

Verizon Wireless and other telecommunications companies may soon be adding small cell equipment to existing power poles in Aurora due to an ordinance approved Aug. 27 by the Aurora City Council. Full story in this week's ANR.

 

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