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1320 K Street
Aurora, NE 68818
PH: (402) 694-2131
FAX: (402) 694-2133
The staff at the Aurora News-Register includes front row, from left, Dani Lemburg, marketing representative; Karla Senff, graphic design supervisor; Paula Johnson, co-publisher; Tessa Burgener, news editor; Jill Bartling, graphic designer. Back row, Dave Bradley, marketing manager; Travis Blasé, reporter; Rich Rhoden, sports editor; Kurt Johnson, co-publisher; Dave Adams, pressman and vinyl sign builder/installer; Marc Russell, press supervisor; Irl Gilliand, newspaper insert manager.
The News-Register is Hamilton County’s primary media source. It also offers a full service print shop including color business forms as well as signs and banners, photo copy service and laminating. The office is open Monday-Friday from 8 am to 5 pm at 1320 K Street.
The first newspaper of record in Hamilton County dates back to 1873. Three newspapers existed at one point, and in 1942 the two remaining Republican-Register and Aurora News were merged into the Aurora News-Register. Kurt and Paula Johnson purchased the publication from R.L. Butch Furse in 2000.
The News-Register was one of the first weekly newspapers in Nebraska to post a website in 1995, and now shares information in a variety of digital platforms including Facebook, Twitter, mobile and our e-edition, which lets readers view the enter printed product from any digital device.
Our mission is to be the No. 1 source for local information, both in print and digital formats, to offer quality commercial services and to provide a positive, rewarding work environment for our employees.