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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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
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Mid-Nebraska Land Developers has been turning raw ground into project-ready sites for almost 40 years now, though for the first time in its history the company recently turned dirt on its own major... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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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... + 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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02/17/2017 - 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
02/15/2017 - 0 comment(s)
The smell of fresh cinnamon rolls and a feeling of change were both in the air last week at Nitta’s Bed & Breakfast, as the baking continued in a venue in the midst of being sold. Owners John and Juanita Regier announced that after 20 years of running their business from a three-story house at 920 16th St., they are closing the door on... + 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