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Wed
08
Apr

A’ROR’N Bots invited to Fayetteville for Invite

An Aurora robotics club will be hunting for a first-place finish in Razorback country May 14-17.
The A’ROR’N Bots, a competitive robotics team from Aurora, was invited to the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., by being awarded the 3rd Champions Award at the Nebraska State First Lego League Tournament -- meaning they placed third out of 108 teams in the field.

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Wed
01
Apr

Nylander receives recognition for service to Hamilton County

Lynne Nylander was recognized by the Nebraska Supreme Court for her 30 years of service to the Hamilton County Court. She received a letter of congratulations from the Chief Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court, a letter of congratulations from Corey Steel, the state court administrator and the recognition itself which carries the seal of the Supreme Court of Nebraska.

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Wed
01
Apr

Commissioners appoint two members to Manor board

County commissioners appointed two new members to the Hamilton Manor Board of Trustees on Monday. Evelyn Ericksen and Doug Andersen will step in, putting the board at five members.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

Wed
01
Apr

People of the Past come to life for charity event

Nebraska sports legends and nationally known historical figures will grace the Aurora Middle School April 9 in the eighth-annual People of the Past (POP) charity event.
For the past couple of months, Aurora seventh graders have been studying and immersing themselves in their individual roles so when April 9 comes around, they will “become” that person, presenting speeches and posters on their people in full costume to guests who will drop donations to see them come to life -- much like a wax figure in a museum.

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Wed
01
Apr

Reaching customers via phone

he Aurora Cooperative launched a new form of communication last week designed to offer timely market information and weather reports to farmer-owners via smart phone.
Having talked to some of their customers about the kinds of information that would be helpful on the go, company managers made it a priority this year to provide easy access with a new mobile communication platform.

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Wed
01
Apr

City approves ‘design build’ approach for future projects

After hearing a brief update on the proposed tennis court project in Streeter Park, Aurora City Council members approved an ordinance last week which could allow a design build approach as a means of reducing expenses on future projects.
City attorney Ross Luzum explained that there is a statutory scheme which allows the city to circumvent the bidding process for certain projects.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editons.

Wed
25
Mar

Commissioners renew contract with Rasmussen

The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners had a light agenda for Monday’s meeting. The board approved a one-year contract with Rasmussen for preventative maintenance service starting March 1 for $2,366.

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Wed
25
Mar

Spencer’s artwork wows the capitol

Evan Spencer, a junior at Aurora High School, had the opportunity to display a piece of his artwork at the State Capitol throughout the whole month of March, celebrating Youth Art Month.

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Wed
25
Mar

High Plains speech team sends three to state contest at UNK

The High Plains speech team will be sending three of its competitors to the state meet after each placed in the top two of their respective categories March 17 at the D1-1 districts in Meridian.
The Storm qualifiers include Christian Shaw, Hannah Person and Anna Reeves.

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Wed
25
Mar

Hinrichs and Smith are off to state speech

Giltner will be sending two Lady Hornets to state speech at the University of Nebraska-Kearney March 26-27.
The Hornets also earned runner-up as a team.
Shelby Hinrichs and Reagan Smith did well enough in their respective events at districts in Meridian March 17 to earn their way to state.

To read more, see this week's print or e-editions.

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