Come Home to Christmas Come Home to Christmas highlighted a beautiful Saturday in Aurora, with a large number of popular events for the community -- young and old -- to enjoy. “We felt this year was a huge success,” said Justise Rhoden, executive director of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. “We were…
Just two weeks after competing in their respective state football championships, Aurora and Adams Central's boys basketball teams met in a season-opening matchup that included hot three-point shooting and tough defense in the paint.  In the end, Aurora made enough free throws down the stretch to…
Larey Lee Crawford, age 84, passed away November 30, 2020 at Saint Francis Medical Center (CHI) in Grand Island. Under the circumstances with COVID, the family has chosen to not put any of the family, relatives, and the many friends at any risk. Family services will be announced and held at a later…
A private inurnment will be held at the Aurora Cemetery, at Aurora, at a later date. Keath Howard Sandberg, 92 years of age, of Holdrege, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020, at the Christian Homes Care Community in Holdrege.  Keath was born on September 10, 1928, in Aurora, the fourth of four…
The Aurora 4R board talked at length Monday about the district’s COVID-19 protocol, with one member sharing data he recently gathered in support of removing the mask mandate within the school system.  “You guys have been lights-out, all the admin team, all the staff,” Kirk Penner began. “And we’ve…
COVID fatigue has become yet another symptom of a global pandemic now in its ninth month, especially for elderly residents confined to their rooms at times with limited access to loved ones in one of three assisted living and long-term care facilities in Aurora. Liz Kaufman understands how serious…
An emergency meeting was held by the Aurora School Board Monday night in an effort to reapprove an updated school operations policy.  A handful of changes were made, including the addition of a new phase (making the district’s plan now a five-phase situation, instead of four) and contingency plan…
Mack Alspaugh has no problem tucking away his coaches whistle and jumping into practice with his players. He’s been there and done it before.  Surely if someone like Brianna Wilshusen can get a shot off in the lane or a rebound over her head coach, it should be a fun season for HPC basketball. …
As winter approaches and temperatures drop, area farmers can be found with empty fields and their tractors put up for the season. This gives them a chance to reflect on how 20202 harvest went in Hamilton County. Tyson Wendt, who planted corn and soybeans this year, reported that he wrapped up…
Middle school is tough and many students are plagued by the question of what do you want to be when you grow up? Students at High Plains Community Middle School have an option to explore different paths to follow in high school and beyond.  Middle and high school principal Cameron Hudson explained…
Students at the Aurora Elementary School held the 12th annual Food Fight to raise donations for the Hamilton County Food Pantry.  In previous years students have brought in food items, but due to the ongoing pandemic it was decided to switch to collecting coins.  “Due to COVID-19 this year we tried…
The Aurora 4R board talked at length Monday about the district’s COVID-19 protocol, with one member sharing data he recently gathered in support of…
COVID fatigue has become yet another symptom of a global pandemic now in its ninth month, especially for elderly residents confined to their rooms at…
An emergency meeting was held by the Aurora School Board Monday night in an effort to reapprove an updated school operations policy.  A handful of…
Come Home to Christmas Come Home to Christmas highlighted a beautiful Saturday in Aurora, with a large number of popular events for the community -- young and old -- to enjoy.
Middle school is tough and many students are plagued by the question of what do you want to be when you grow up? Students at High Plains Community Middle…
Students at the Aurora Elementary School held the 12th annual Food Fight to raise donations for the Hamilton County Food Pantry.  In previous years students…
The Junior Leadership Academy at Aurora High School invited a familiar face back to the building last week for a lesson in leadership.  Former Husker and NFL…
As winter approaches and temperatures drop, area farmers can be found with empty fields and their tractors put up for the season. This gives them a chance to…
As harvest comes to a close, farmers and ranchers have a chance to reevaluate their previous year and prepare for the next. The Nebraska Extension and the…
As times change and the market shifts, the Husker Harvest Days virtual experience hosted a seminar to show farmers new opportunities to diversify their…
Just two weeks after competing in their respective state football championships, Aurora and Adams Central's boys basketball teams met in a season-opening…
Mack Alspaugh has no problem tucking away his coaches whistle and jumping into practice with his players. He’s been there and done it before.  Surely if…
A much-needed long weekend was highlighted by former Huskies doing their thing in front of limited crowds, but large television audiences.  Nebraska football’s…
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