Saturday, January 13, 2018
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Aurora trailed by 12 going to the halftime break, but only allowed 19 second half points in its 58-55 come-from-behind victory over Columbus on the road Saturday afternoon. The Huskies trailed 36-24... + continue reading
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Aurora girls basketball team picked up a 48-42 win on the road at Columbus Saturday afternoon despite the Discoverers' best efforts from behind the arc. Columbus scored 30 of its 42 points... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Mother and daughter partners took ownership of the Heads Up Salon in Aurora Jan. 1, changing the name to Salon Blu. Kylie Rader and her daughter, Kailee, both of Grand Island, purchased the business... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Community members packed the county commissioner’s room Jan. 2 as the board voted unanimously to cease ownership and management of the county’s ambulance service, effective Oct. 1. The... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Local building activity nearly doubled in the last year, sparked by a $6.8 million nursing home and a surge of 17 new single-family dwellings. A total of 109 building permits were issued at Aurora... + continue reading

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01/10/2018
Jared Rojewski was appointed Monday night to fill a vacant seat on the Hampton Village Board. Board chairman James Parsley made the recommendation, which was approved unanimously, bringing Rojewski onto the board to fill the remaining three years of Kirk Goertzen’s four-year term. Goertzen announced in December that he would be stepping... + continue reading
01/10/2018
The Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations (CIR) granted the Hamilton County ambulance union a temporary order Monday preventing the county from altering conditions of employment, though the results of that order itself remain in dispute. Read more in this week's print or e-editions.   + continue reading

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County officials expressed both relief and gratitude this week having passed ownership and management responsibilities of the Hamilton Manor over to Quality Care Solutions (QCS). Reviewing a transaction that became official Jan. 1, county board chairman Rich Nelson said he is pleased with the community’s efforts to find a better solution... + continue reading
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Hampton High School kicked off the new year with a Jazzercise class in the old gymnasium Jan. 2, part of a concerted effort to share the expanded facilities with the community. The class has been in the works for months after Aurora Jazzercise instructor Liz Friesen suggested the idea to Supt. Holly Herzberg. Read more in this week's print... + continue reading
01/09/2018 - 0 comment(s)
The Aurora cheerleaders brought some attitude to their half-time performance Saturday, donning a hip hop look while dancing to the tune “I Don’t Like It, I Love It” by Flo Ria. Pictured from left are Neeley Smith, Claire McCoy and Kristen McCoy. + continue reading

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Aurora trailed by 12 going to the halftime break, but only allowed 19 second half points in its 58-55 come-from-behind victory over Columbus on the road Saturday afternoon. The Huskies trailed 36-24... + continue reading

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With a backdrop of $3 corn and an economy that is struggling in several sectors, this community posted a 10-year building permit total high of $14.4 million in 2017. That’s good news in and of... + continue reading

Ag Life

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The discovery of a bovine tuberculosis (TB) positive cow in a beef cattle herd in Wheeler County Dec. 22 brought out the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) and United States Department of... + continue reading