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Boone Central speakers heading for state

State QualifiersState speech qualifiers (top, l.-r.) Brianna Brugman, Sheldon Beierman, Cameron Schilousky and Olivia Groeteke, and (bottom row) Joe Brugger, Matt Brugger, Zack Nelson and Dana Grape.” title=”State speech qualifiers (top, l.-r.) Brianna Brugman, Sheldon Beierman, Cameron Schilousky and Olivia Groeteke, and (bottom row) Joe Brugger, Matt Brugger, Zack Nelson and Dana Grape.” />Eight members of the Boone Central speech team will be competing in eight events at the Class C State Speech Tournament in Kearney this Thursday, March 26.
They qualified for state with their placings in the C1-4 District Speech Tournament at Norfolk Senior High last Wednesday, March 19.
Details in the March 25 Albion News Print & E-Editions.

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Preparations underway for new store

Materials unloaded for Dollar General construction.Site preparation work has been underway since last week for the new Dollar General store to be located on south Highway 39-14 in Albion.
Bygland Dirt Contracting was grading the site last week.
Some of the construction materials were being unloaded Monday (photo above).
The location is bordered by Columbia Street, A Street and Walnut Street.

Business

Hamik is new loan officer at Homestead Bank

Mitch HamikMitch Hamik, a native of Atkinson, NE, is a new loan officer at Homestead Bank in Albion.
Mitch is a 2002 graduate of West Holt High School and has two brothers. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting at Doane College, Crete, in 2009, and has been in the banking profession for the past six years.
His wife, Amber, is a native of Wolbach. She is the Title I reading teacher at Boone Central Schools.
Details in the March 25 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

Sports

Cardinals receive Mid-State Honorable Mention

Sadie WallinMid-State Conference post-season honors for the 2014-15 season were announced this past week following voting by league coaches.
Boone Central/Newman Grove did not have any players selected to the All-Conference teams, but four Cardinals did receive Honorable Mention in the voting.
Senior Sadie Wallin was the only Lady Cardinal to gain mention, while seniors Zac Glidden and Travis Kennedy and junior Scott Ketteler represented the BC/NG boys’ program.
Mid-State Conference schools are Battle Creek, Boone Central/Newman Grove, Crofton, Guardian Angels Central Catholic, Hartington Cedar Catholic, Norfolk Catholic, O’Neill, Pierce, Wayne. Read more »

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