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BC Choral Clinic marks 70th year

Adam ZrustMonday night was a homecoming for clinician Adam Zrust, and a 70th anniversary for the Boone Central Choral Clinic.
It was also an evening filled with special music from a 450-voice choir and five smaller groups performing a variety of choral selections at the Boone Central Gym.
The experience of returning to his hometown as a choir clinician has been “refreshing, and also a little surreal,” said Zrust, who graduated from Boone Central in 2001 and was involved in the choral clinic as a student for four years.
Read more in the Jan. 21 Albion News Print and E-Editions.Men's section of the Boone Central Choir performs during the Choral Clinic.

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Area producers learn more about new farm bill

A portion of the crowd on hand for last week's farm bill education meeting.About 200 area farm producers learned more about the 2014 Farm Bill and their options for enrollment during an educational session Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Casey building on the Boone County Fairgrounds.
The many farm bill changes, along with options for producers, have been a hot topic across Nebraska in recent months. The meeting series began in October and continues through January.
Read more in the Jan. 21 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

Business

Chamber plans Lunch ‘n Learn sessions

Albion Chamber of Commerce is planning a new set of Lunch ‘n Learn training sessions for February and March, 2015.
All sessions will be held at the Boone County Health Center Kvam Room, and presenters are affiliated with Central Community College.
Three sessions will be luncheon sessions from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are:
Thursday, Feb. 12 — Conquering Communication
Wednesday, Feb. 25 — Diffusing Emotionally Charged Situations
Thursday, March 5 — Generational Differences.
The fourth and final session, Maximizing Human Capital, will be a full day workshop on Thursday, March 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This session will focus on how best to develop, engage and retain talent in any business.

Sports

Krings gold leads BC/NG mat team at Gibbon

IMG_0164The big guys came up big.
The Cardinals in the heaviest weight classes led Boone Central/Newman Grove results at the 2015 Gibbon Bill Foster Invite Saturday, as Jacob Krings won gold at 220 pounds and Isaac Sullivan earned runner-up honors at 285.
BC/NG could not keep pace in the team race, finishing eighth in the 13-team field with 88 points. Host Gibbon (194.5) captured the team championship ahead of Mitchell (183). Read more »

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