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Wed
18
Feb

Dvorak merges firm with DA&E

After heading her own CPA firm for a number of years, Jennifer Dvorak has merged with Aurora’s Dohman, Akerlund & Eddy, LLC accounting firm.
Dvorak, who grew up outside of Cordova, Neb., earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting and minor in economics from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont and has been in public accounting for 18 years.

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Wed
18
Feb

Emergency responders attend class

The Aurora Fire Department and Hamilton County Ambulance service were trained in a new traffic safety procedure in Lincoln recently.
AFD chief Tom Cox and Hamilton County Ambulance captain and training officer Brent Dethlefs attended a seminar for Traffic Incident Management (TIM).

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Wed
18
Feb

AACD annual banquet set for Feb. 26 to feature new format

There will be a new format for the annual Aurora Area Chamber and Development banquet Thursday, Feb. 26.
Instead of the usual sit-down dinner and awards ceremony afterwards with a guest speaker, this year’s gathering will feature something a little more informal, said Heather Ballas, co-chair of the AACD Annual Banquet Committee.

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Wed
11
Feb

4 resign from 4R schools

Aurora Public Schools will be losing a few veteran teachers and coaches after four letters of resignation were turned into 4R board members Monday.

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Wed
11
Feb

Heavy snow delivers 1-2 punch

Heavy snow fell on Hamilton County not once but twice last week, causing school cancellations and hazardous travel throughout the region.
Area road crews had their work cut out for them when the area was hit by two different storms, one nearly right after the other. The county experienced seasonal conditions on Super Bowl Sunday when winter storm Linus came into the region. Four miles north of Aurora, nine inches of snow was recorded after that weekend blizzard. Windy conditions caused school cancellations across the state.

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Wed
11
Feb

Hampton, area schools discuss low numbers in junior high athletics

Declining numbers in Hampton Public School’s junior high athletic programs is prompting some initial, informal conversations with area districts about joining efforts in a cooperative approach to address the issue.

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Wed
11
Feb

Giltner school board finalizes 2015 committee rosters

A few adjustments were made Monday to the Giltner School Board’s 2015 committees list.

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Wed
11
Feb

Bid accepted for removal of 14 courthouse trees

After receiving informal bids for the removal of 14 trees on the courthouse lawn, Hamilton County commissioners voted to accept the bid from D & S Tree Services out of Central City.
Alan Arnett, building and grounds supervision, received bids from three different companies with two options of completing all the work from start to finish, or just removing the trees and allowing the county’s highway department to finish stump removal.

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Wed
11
Feb

Alice M. Farr library celebrates 25 years in current building

The Alice M. Farr Library is celebrating 25 years of service to the community in its building located at 1603 L Street in Aurora. Current library director Jan Thomsen has been running the library for 19 years since she took over the role in May 1996.

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Wed
04
Feb

Home show, outdoor expo Feb. 14-15

The 21st annual Hamilton County Home and Garden Show and Outdoor Expo will be held on Feb. 14 and 15 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. There will be no charge to visit more than 175 booths.

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