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16
Sep

Local businesses learn the advantages with interns

Finding great people to work for your business or come live in your town can be a challenge for small, rural businesses. Yet, the Aurora Area Chamber and Development Corporation (AACD) has come across a solution for both which happens to be in the form of internships.
The AACD hosted the Central Nebraska Department of Economic Development Networks Quarterly meeting on Wednesday, where the main focus was on two extensive programs that provide internship opportunities to area businesses.

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

Wed
16
Sep

Hampton school OKs budget

The Hampton School board approved its 2015-16 fiscal budget Monday, voting to leave the levy the same as last year while boosting its tax request by $140,271.

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

Wed
16
Sep

Extension office to lose Whitney

The Hamilton County Extension office will be missing a big part of its staff at the end of the week as crops and water educator Todd Whitney will be transferring to Holdrege.

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

Wed
16
Sep

Students learn about career fields from local businesses

Aurora High School held its annual career fair Friday with 70 booths and over 100 career individuals there to expose juniors and seniors to the numerous possibilities.
AHS counselor Barb Bonifas has helped coordinate the event for three years and said this year the booths were 90 percent local businesses.

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

Wed
16
Sep

Giltner Village Board votes to keep levy flat

The Giltner Village Board approved the budget for the next fiscal year during their regular meeting on Monday.
Giltner’s total tax asking increased slightly to $53,488 from last year’s $51,877.
They kept the levy flat at 30.83 per $100 valuation, which was the same as the 2014 tax rate.

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

Wed
09
Sep

Juzyk Construction building new facility

The Juzyk brothers are expanding again, this time with a new storage location east of the ethanol plants on Highway 34. See the full story in this week's edition.
 

Wed
09
Sep

Former resident makes a name for herself in the art world

Abbie Powers started out in a small farming community and took all her dreams and talents to a place seven times the size of Hamilton County, making a name for herself as a professional artist.
Powers, the daughter of Gordon and Chris Klein, lived on a farm near Giltner, attended Harvard High School and graduated with the Class of 2003. For the full story, see this week's edition.
 

Wed
09
Sep

Aurora alumnus raises the bar for radiologists across the country

Technology in the medical field is known to be constantly changing and improving with each coming year, and in the radiology field there is no difference.
Dr. John Allen of Midwest Imaging in Grand Island and his team have been at the forefront of their field in this race to find better evasive pain treatments in the growing health care of today. For the full story, see this week's edition.
 

Wed
09
Sep

Aurora chapter drives statewide Lions fundraiser

The Aurora Lions Club delivered the tasty goods last week, continuing a 12-year tradition that has turned into a statewide mission.
Almost 19,000 boxes of peaches and pears were sold and distributed this year, all through a Lions Club fundraising project that started right here in Aurora. For the full story, see this week's edition.
 

Wed
09
Sep

LEC renovation slightly behind schedule

A remodeling/expansion project talked about for years at the Hamilton County Law Enforcement Center is making slow but steady progress.
Construction work on the 12th Street facility began in June, though what is expected to be a year-long project was delayed right out of the gates. For a more detailed story, see this week's edition.
 

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