Friday, February 27, 2015
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Progress continues on the Highway 14 overpass project, where Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad is doubling its tracks over the busy corridor. The cement structures on both sides of the highway... + continue reading
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High Plains’ sophomore guard Thomas Young drilled a 3-pointer at the top of the key as the buzzer sounded Thursday night, giving the No. 3 Storm a 55-52 win over No. 4 Humphrey St. Francis (21-5) in... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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The Giltner Hornets' season came to an end Tuesday night after a 60-54 loss to Heartland Lutheran in the first game of the D2-6 subdistricts in Wood River. Coach Matt Drew's team (13-10) didn't play... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Aurora’s girls basketball team defeated Lexington 51-42 Tuesday night in the opening round of the B-5 district at Grand Island Senior High School, but lost to Holdrege 49-43 Thursday to end their... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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The downtown square has a different look as of Monday, after 14 damaged trees were removed. D & S Tree Services from Central City was hired after informal bids were taken earlier in February. + continue reading

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02/25/2015
Hamilton County area farmers were invited to join a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds last week in the first of at least two Aurora meetings scheduled by lawfirms hoping to sign up producers who they allege lost between 11 and 50 cents per bushel during the last two years after China closed its markets to U.S.-grown corn.Larry Demerath, an Omaha... + continue reading
02/25/2015
County commissioners and Hamilton Manor board members agreed on one thing Thursday -- no one wants to close the Manor.In the first of many joint meetings to come, the boards started a conversation about long-term plans for the facility, with no real expectation of making any immediate decisions.To read more, see this week's print or e-editions. + continue reading

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Hampton senior Chantal Lawson has taken the reigns as the Future Farmers of America (FFA) president for the Hampton chapter and has made some new changes to the organization and how it does business.Lawson, who has been president of the Hampton chapter since last March, was first introduced to agriculture and FFA in junior high, where Hampton... + continue reading
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Aurora High School senior Bethany Wilson already knows that art will be a part of her future, which is probably a good thing because it is something that comes naturally.“I feel like not everyone appreciates art,” she said. “Art is just a really cool way for me to communicate what I am feeling or just things that I really like. It lets me be... + continue reading
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The downtown square has a different look as of Monday, after 14 damaged trees were removed. D & S Tree Services from Central City was hired after informal bids were taken earlier in February. + continue reading

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High Plains’ sophomore guard Thomas Young drilled a 3-pointer at the top of the key as the buzzer sounded Thursday night, giving the No. 3 Storm a 55-52 win over No. 4 Humphrey St. Francis (21-5) in... + continue reading

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Learning a second language is common for the students of today. During my high school days the common second language taught was Latin with a few larger schools also offering Spanish, German, or... + continue reading

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Aurora senior Jared Sullivan didn’t grow up on a farm, but that has not stopped him from being heavily involved with agriculture for the majority of his life.Sullivan, who serves as the Future... + continue reading