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Boone Central Elementary Winter Concert.Kindergarten through fifth grades at Boone Central Elementary performed their annual holiday concert, “Nebraska’s Arctic Chill” for a packed house in the spectator gym last Friday afternoon, Dec. 12, under the direction of Jacque Dickey, vocal director. The fifth grade band also performed under the direction of Whitney Paulson, instrumental director.
Above, third grader Ethan Thompson was one of the “penguin soloists” for the song, Wouldn’t It be Nice (to slide on the ice)?

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Driving conditions were slippery Monday

Some ice remained on area roadways early Tuesday.A winter storm Sunday night and Monday, Dec. 14-15, caused difficult travel conditions in the Boone County area.
The storm began with rain, which changed to sleet and finally to snow on Monday. Only about one inch of snow was measured in Albion, but accumulations were higher to the north and west.
Strong winds, gusting up to 40 miles per hour, created ground blizzards on Monday, and a travel advisory was in effect for much of Northeast Nebraska.
Details in the Dec. 17 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

Business

Grosch Irrigation expands Albion offices

Office manager Kelly Benson in the new reception area at Grosch Irrigation.Grosch Irrigation Company, Inc. of Albion moved into new office facilities in October at their plant on north Highway 14 in Albion.
A 1,500 square foot addition was added on the east side of the office building for a reception area, two offices, restroom and breezeway. The former office area became part of the shop and breezeway. Other improvements included painting the oldest shop building to match the newer structures, and installing a new sign and flagpole.
Details in the Dec. 17 Albion News Print and E-Editions.

Sports

Cardinals win thriller!

Scott Ketteler for twoIt was a challenging week for the Boone Central/Newman Grove boys basketball team and, with a thrilling come-from-behind overtime victory over Mid-State Conference rival Pierce Friday night, one the Cardinals passed with flying colors.
BC/NG opened with a road test at Central City and gave a steady, consistent effort in a 67-44 victory. Scott Ketteler netted seven points as the Cardinals opened a 17-11 first-period lead and Keaton Henry scored six in quarter two as the advantage grew to 33-18. Spreading the wealth, Zac Glidden poured in eight points in the third, with BC/NG notching a 20-point period. Read more »

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