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Middle Schoolers view local businesses, industry

Terry Reicks, manager of Cargill Albion, explains recent expansions at the plant to students and Business and Industry Day.Middle school students from throughout Boone County were exposed to possible future careers during Business and Industry Day sponsored by the Boone County Development Agency last Wednesday, Feb. 18.
A group of 76 students, which included mostly seventh and eighth graders, spent the morning learning about local opportunities and visiting businesses. The students were from Boone Central, St. Michael’s, Riverside and St. Edward schools.
The goal of the day was to give the students an opportunity to learn about some of the job and careers that are available in the local community.
Details in the Feb. 25 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print and E-Editions.

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District Court office in new location

County Clerk's office staff in new District Court office.Boone County Clerk of the District Court office was moved last Friday, Feb. 20, into the former commissioners’ meeting room at the east end of the courthouse.
Voters decided in the 2012 election to consolidate the District Court Clerk’s office with the County Clerk’s office. The consolidation was effective in January, and the district court office was moved to make it more available for staff.
Shown in the new office space Monday are (l.-r.) Deputy Clerk Lorrie Nicklassen, County Clerk Kathy Thorberg and office assistant Sarah Robinson.
Commissioners were to decide at a meeting Feb. 25, on a new location for their meeting room.

Business

Chamber plans for Easter, other spring events

Albion Chamber of Commerce began planning for the annual Easter Egg Hunt and other upcoming activities during its monthly meeting Monday night, Feb. 16.
President Michelle Devine conducted the meeting with nine members present.
The Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 4, at Good Samaritan Society Wolf Home and Samaritan Estates. Volunteers will be needed to help hide the eggs and organize the annual hunt.
More details in the Feb. 25 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

Sports

Cards scrap for wins at state mat meet

Isaac SullivanThere were no medals to bring home, but nonetheless, Boone Central/Newman Grove Coach Dale Bonge was pleased with the efforts of his four qualifiers in the 2015 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships, held Feb. 19-21 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.
Three of the four Cardinal wrestlers garnered wins in Omaha to conclude their seasons and junior Isaac Sullivan was one victory shy of placing in the Class B 285-pound weight class. Read more »

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