Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Downtown Aurora was overflowing with people, pride and excitement Saturday as A'ROR'N Days hit its peak during the parade. Several thousand people lined the streets and then converged on the square... + continue reading
Saturday, June 25, 2016
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An early morning rain Saturday caused a detour for the kids portion of the annual A'ROR'N Days Fun Run. Rather than run in the rain, kids ran a couple of laps through the halls of the Memorial Health... + continue reading
Friday, June 24, 2016
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Family fun night kicked off the weekend's A'ROR'N Days festivities with dance routines, face painting, a pedal tractor pull, a magic show and an outdoor movie to cap off the night. + continue reading
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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It’s the place where stories and memories of the county are kept. Every home run, every graduating class, every winning touchdown, they are all there.“You are in yearbooks so you are here,” said Tina... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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I remember watching the first football game of his senior year and thinking to myself, “This kid is something special.” On Saturday, he got to finish out his career as an all-star.Corey Hoelck, a... + continue reading

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06/27/2016
Hamilton County Emergency Management will be switching from CodeRed to Hamilton County Alert (AlertSense) for high-speed notifications to the public, effective July 1.Anyone who has been using CodeRed to get weather warnings on a landline, cell phone and/or email will need to sign up for the new Hamilton County Alert (AlertSense). You can do this... + continue reading
06/23/2016
A huge hole in downtown Aurora is beginning to take on a different look as cement walls are poured on the floor of what will eventually become the new headquarters for Hamilton Telecommunications. Tilt-up construction is being utilized for the 11,000 sq. ft. project, which means once the cement walls are cured they will be lifted into position,... + continue reading

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While Aurora faces the same challenges as rural communities across the state and nation, a number of young people have begun moving back to their hometown providing a spark of renewal deemed critical in a recent analysis by the Nebraska Extension. See this week's edition for insight on why Mitch and Sarah (Myers) Lyon (pictured here), Cody Hoegh,... + continue reading
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I remember watching the first football game of his senior year and thinking to myself, “This kid is something special.” On Saturday, he got to finish out his career as an all-star.Corey Hoelck, a recent graduate of Giltner, was selected to play in the Sertoma 8-man All Star Classic at Hastings College Saturday, following in the footsteps of... + continue reading
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It’s the place where stories and memories of the county are kept. Every home run, every graduating class, every winning touchdown, they are all there.“You are in yearbooks so you are here,” said Tina Larson, executive director of the Plainsman Museum. “Any time you are in newspapers you are here.Read more in this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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06/22/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Aurora’s Seniors tournament in York didn’t end Sunday without some fireworks.In a game that featured nine lead changes, 26 hits and 37 runs scored, Aurora rallied in the final inning to defeat UCB,... + continue reading

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Many uncomfortable conversations come up between the betterhalf and myself when I’m helping her with dishwashing duties after supper. Thank goodness those conversations are not too frequent because... + continue reading

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When it comes to gardening, Pat Nuss doesn’t consider herself an expert, but she is, officially, a master.Her passion for growing herbs and vegetables inspired her to earn the “master gardener” title... + continue reading