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Ambulance service gets new tools to help save lives

The Hamilton County Ambulance Service in Aurora just got the tool it needed to become an even better and more efficient outlet for saving lives. It’s called the Zoll X series monitor/defibrillator, and what is does is increase the chances of the patients surviving cardiac events. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

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Mar

Aurora’s street improvement plans approved

The Aurora City Council approved the one- and six-year street improvement plan last week, as well as plat changes for The Leadership Center and Poco Creek housing subdivision. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

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18
Mar

Aurora couple chosen for Buescher Foundation grant

Jonathan and Timaree Goertzen of Aurora have received the surprise of a lifetime after being selected for a grant from the newly founded Buescher Foundation to help them pay for their upcoming adoption. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

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Mar

Photo contest to feature new categories

Area shutterbugs are invited once again to share to their photographic talents in the annual Leadership Center amateur photo contest. Categories for the 2015 contest have been slightly modified to give a new, creative twist to the competition, explained Maile Ilac-Boeder, executive director of The Leadership Center. For a detailed story, see this week's News-Register.
 

Wed
11
Mar

Research begins on Manor options

The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners and Hamilton Manor Board of Trustees held their second joint meeting Thursday discussing the future of the Manor.
The meeting began with a detailed tour of the facility, led by interim administrator Sharon Colling. With two new commissioners, the tour was designed to help not only them but everyone involved see struggles the Manor faces on a daily basis.

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

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11
Mar

Giltner approves 3 hires for next year


The Giltner School Board met Monday and approved the hiring of three positions for the 2015-16 school year.

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

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11
Mar

Hampton school assessing use, effectiveness of technology

With the last payment due soon on the district’s MacBook laptop computers, Hampton school administrators have begun gathering information on how technology is being used by students and teachers, which will ultimately decide how to invest in future technology-related needs.

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

Wed
11
Mar

Executive order issued for floodplains area

After an executive order affecting the floodplains area was issued on Jan. 31, Hamilton County officials still aren’t sure what this could possibly mean for those residents in the county living near a floodplain area.

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

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11
Mar

WellnessOne offers support, programs for Health Challenge participants

With the countywide Health Challenge getting under way this week, Aurora’s WellnessOne Chiropractic wants to help residents feel good about themselves and help keep a healthy lifestyle.
Joel Martenson has a plan to help participants maximize their body, making people feel the best they possibly can.

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

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11
Mar

Commissioners look into possible removal of 21 Road railroad trestle

After Les Johansen expressed his safety concerns about the railroad trestle on 21 Road west of Highway 14, county commissioners have begun research and discussion on what the county could do.
Commissioner Rich Nelson contacted Pat Carlson, director of the Platte PEER group, about the concerns the board has with safety issues of the trestle.

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

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