Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Citizens of Aurora were on high alert Friday when what started as a routine traffic stop along Interstate 80 turned into a 17-hour manhunt throughout the city involving nearly 30 law enforcement... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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If you ask Hampton FFA president Courtney Friesen, there’s a lot more to FFA than just farming and agriculture. “FFA in general isn’t just farming and ag. We just did interviews... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Every dog owner understands the truth and sincerity of the phrase ‘man’s best friend’ whenever they are around their four-legged companions. Giltner resident Frank Detamore has gone... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Aurora native Sue Springer (Miller) has experienced a lifetime of accomplishments, but something she holds dear to her heart is her love of music and how it has shaped her career. Springer and her... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Not all farm kids are FFA kids, and not all FFA kids are farm kids. Take Jared Glinn, the president of the Aurora FFA chapter, for example. While his dad works for the Aurora Cooperative and worked... + continue reading

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02/22/2017
Friday’s manhunt became all too personal in the blink of an eye for Kasey Wessels, who found himself face to face with two Minnesota men who had been hiding out in his garage. Read more in this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading
02/22/2017
Events on Friday prompted Aurora Public Schools and Memorial Community Hospital to initiate lockdown protocol. According to Supt. Damon McDonald, lockdown procedures at Aurora Public Schools are implemented to ensure the safety of students and staff from intruders or incidents in the community.   Read more in this week's print or e-... + continue reading

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02/21/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Firetrucks and tractor plows were called into combined action Tuesday afternoon southwest of Aurora fighting a grass fire fed by gusting winds. Firefighters were called to a field between N and O roads on 6 Road, where they battled a fire that spread over several acres. + continue reading
02/17/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Aurora Public Schools were locked down much of the afternoon Friday as law enforcement officers searched for two men who fled on foot after being chased in their pick-up to a location near the railroad tracks southwest of the school. As of 5 p.m. Friday, students were being released to their parents while the manhunt continued. The two suspects... + continue reading
02/15/2017 - 0 comment(s)
A control burn south of Hampton on 5 and T roads spread to nearby fields Wednesday afternoon. Fire crews from Hampton and Aurora responded to the scene. Watch the News-Register for more details.   + continue reading

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02/22/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Since becoming High Plains Community during the 2000-01 school year, the Storm has had three individual wrestling state champions. Saturday, they recorded two in one afternoon. Senior Kyle Stevens... + continue reading

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02/22/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Valentine’s Day has come and gone. It now appears there’ll be no more “gifting” between the Betterhalf and me until anniversary time. That is, unless the Betterhalf thinks we... + continue reading

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02/22/2017 - 0 comment(s)
High Plains FFA president Tana Engel brings more than just her vast knowledge of animals to the respected position as her poise and leadership skills have proven she is the perfect person for the job... + continue reading