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  • Hampton principal resigns

    The Hampton Public School Board approved the hiring of four new teachers last week while also accepting the resignation of four staff members, including high school principal/athletic director Kyle Gunderson.

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  • Dubas reflects on final day on the floor

    The final week of this year’s 60-day legislative session was a long, tiring and emotional run for Dist. 34 Sen. Annette Dubas, one of 17 lawmakers being term-limited out of office at the end of the year.

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State Fair attendance up PDF E-mail

The 2012 version of the Nebraska State Fair came to a close Monday and initial reports show that attendance was up 1.2 percent with nearly 337,000 people enjoying the 11-day run.
“That’s great news,” sponsorship and marketing director Shaun Schlief said upon hearing the final count. “We have had a lot of compliments, particularly with the entertainment. We spent over $1 million just on entertainment this year and people were very appreciative of having more things to see and do on the fairgrounds.”

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Seed corn harvest begins PDF E-mail

Seed corn harvest has experienced a start-pause-resume routine at the beginning of this year’s picking.
Harvest started roughly two weeks ago for its seed corn farmers, said Syngenta plant manager Bill Hunter, but moisture levels ground picking to a halt last week before resuming Labor Day.
“We started (two weeks ago) and did about 75,000 grain bushels, but we ran out of dry corn,” Hunter stated. “We expect to start back up Monday.”

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Booster Club stepping up to help PDF E-mail

It’s hard to measure the value of the Aurora Booster Club.
Sure, you can add up their financial contributions to the Aurora District 4R athletic department over the years, but how do you put a price tag on the intangibles?
How do you put a price tag on cooperation?
How do you put a price tag on moral support?
How do you put a price tag on the hours and hours they put in at concession stands, manning the ticket booth, working on construction projects,  merchandise sales and fundraising projects?
“The time, dedication and energy that the Booster Club puts forth to benefit our athletic program is phenomenal. They not only have made huge contributions to the athletic department, they do so many little things that go unnoticed,” said Aurora schools activities director Tim Huls.

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