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Wed
05
Dec

Packages a target during holiday season

It is once again the time of the year when numerous packages will be delivered to homes, filled with purchases and gifts for the upcoming holiday season, which means it’s also time for residents to take extra caution to prevent theft.
According to Officer Corey Dvorak of the Aurora Police Department, residents should be aware of the possibility of packages being stolen.
“It’s horrible,” Dvorak said. “Just that we have those kind of thieves out there that prey on people like that. Just be aware and know your surroundings and get to know your neighbors. Be friends with them and look out for people.”

Read more in this week's print or e-editions.

 

Wed
28
Nov

EMS talks focused on three key issues

City and county officials reported continued progress Monday in their efforts to negotiate terms to provide local ambulance services.

Wed
28
Nov

Edgerton Center to host ‘Stars Come Out Holiday Gala’ Friday

The Edgerton Explorit Center will share its success with the community while raising funds to support educational programming during its annual gala Friday.
Executive Director Mary Molliconi said this year’s “Stars Come Out Holiday Gala” is both a celebration of Doc Harold Edgerton’s original hands-on science mission, as well as a meaningful and necessary fundraiser.
To read more, please see this week's print or e-edition. 

Wed
28
Nov

Lilie Jack Boutique finds more permanent home downtown

A sideline clothing venture took a significant step forward this month when Lilie Jack Boutique established a more permanent home in downtown Aurora.
Partners Heather Keasling and Jordan Timm have been selling a variety of merchandise for several years now, enjoying their time together while pursuing a creating outlet. A year or so ago they added boutique clothing to their inventory, gaining so much support that they now have a spot to showcase their wares in the Old Homestead on the north side of the square.
To read more, please see this week's print or e-edition. 

Wed
28
Nov

Falcons provide home-schooled athletes competition, life lessons

The Central Nebraska Falcons (CNF) are home-school based basketball teams that offer young athletes, both male and female in grades sixth through 12, the chance to play.
To read more about the Falcons, see this week's print or e-edition. 

Wed
28
Nov

Santa Claus to visit children in downtown Aurora Saturday

Some of Aurora’s own local businesses are set to receive visits from the big man on Saturday.
Santa himself plans to visit a handful of locations at different times, making himself readily available for all the milk, cookies and pictures with children.
To read more about Santa's stops and for a list of all locations, please see this week's print or e-edition. 

Wed
28
Nov

Penner reflects on memorable D.C. visit

Long-time Aurora resident Shari Penner, National Program Manager for Heroes With Hearing Loss, recently returned from a special visit to Washington, D.C. and the White House as part of a conference supporting veterans and military families through the state and federal partnership.
To read more, please see this week's print or e-edition.

 

Wed
28
Nov

Demolition begins at Hamilton Manor

The first phase of demolition work began this week at the Hamilton Manor, where crews expect to remove all remaining asbestos material by the end of the year.
To read more about the next steps regarding the Hamilton Manor, please see this week's print or e-edition.
 

Wed
28
Nov

Hampton Show Choir makes encore appearance

After watching the TV show Glee last year, Hampton senior Treavar Pekar got the idea of trying to bring back the disbanded show choir and it worked. 
To read more, please see this week's print or e-edition.

Wed
28
Nov

HPC to add members to Hall of Fame

During the intermission between the girls and boys basketball games on Friday, High Plains Community schools will be holding its hall of fame induction ceremony. 
To read more about those being inducted, please see this week's print or e-edition. 

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