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Tue
23
Apr

Heroes & Huskies take flight in DC

The fourth annual Heroes and Huskies flight has returned from its 24-hour whirlwind adventure to the nation’s capital.
Like all other trips before it, students and veterans alike were able to gaze upon meaningful monuments and memorials and learn more about each other in the process -- just one more way to bring the community closer together.

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Heroes & Huskies

 

Tue
23
Apr

County reviews need for checking account using Hamilton Manor name

County commissioners voted to close one checking account for the former Hamilton Manor and create a new one during a brief meeting Monday morning.

 

Tue
23
Apr

Aurora Toy Library, a new way to play

Kids and parents alike will soon have a new opportunity to re-home outgrown toys and find some new favorites with the creation of the Aurora Toy Library.
Caleigh Heeg and Bre Hair have created a solution to a common problem they believe many parents are facing. If you have young kids at home, this week's ANR is a must-read.

 

Tue
23
Apr

National Day of Prayer Thursday

Ron Brown, director of player development with the University of Nebraska football team, will be the National Day of Prayer keynote speaker May 2 in Aurora.
The 28th annual event will be at The Leadership Center, beginning at 6:15 a.m.

The Hampton City Auditorium will also be the site of a National Day of Prayer luncheon Thursday, coordinated by Hampton Lutheran School. Serving begins at 11:30 with the program to start at noon. Freewill donations will be accepted.
The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, when people are asked “to turn to God in prayer and meditation.” Each year since its inception, the president has signed a proclamation, encouraging all Americans to pray on this day.

Tue
23
Apr

An Easter tradition

Children ranging from preschool to fourth grade got to enjoy a beautiful spring day with an Easter egg hunt Saturday at the football practice field in Giltner.
The event was organized by the Giltner Area Development Corporation.

 

Tue
23
Apr

Machine shed gutted by fire

Fire destroyed a machinery shed south of Hordville Friday night and damaged the exterior wall of an adjacent photo studio.

Mon
22
Apr

Spring clean up

Spring has finally spring in Hamilton County, which means it's time for seasonal clean-up projects. The City of Aurora has extended its hours at the local waste site through Sunday, April 28. For specific details on what you can and cannot take to the dump, see this week's ANR.

Thu
18
Apr

New picnic shelter

Construction of a new picnic shelter is now complete in Streeter Park, where growing numbers of people will be gathering soon in the warm weeks ahead. The new structure is located near the Aurorans 4 Diamond Sports complex and new soccer fields.

Tue
16
Apr

Debate heating up on property tax relief plan

A key hearing is scheduled for Thursday in Lincoln which could help set the parameters for this year’s effort to provide property tax relief, though Dist. 34 Sen. Curt Friesen said is concerned that the rough draft proposal doesn’t do enough to help Nebraska farmers.
Speaking from his home during a Friday recess on a day he was hoping to get out in the fields himself, Friesen explained his concerns with LB 289, as it currently stands. Complete story in this week's ANR.

 

Tue
16
Apr

The Makers opening on downtown square

Ashton Wetherington feels at home in the kitchen, where she grew up helping her mother and grandmother bake pies and pastries in Stockham. She and her husband JT now share a passion for making things on several levels and are excited to open a new bakery on Aurora’s downtown square.
The Makers, located at 1123 12th St., will debut with an open house Thursday from 5:30 to 7, with the first day of business set for Tuesday. Get the whole scoop in this week's ANR.

 

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