Good Life, Good Vision: Dr. Kroot Wins Statewide Award
Hampton-born Dr. Kyle Croot has officially been awarded the 2022 Optometrist of the Year Award from the Nebraska Optometric Association. The owner of his own clinic, Good His Life His Eye Care, since 2019, his path to 20/20 success was as follows. It’s not an easy one.
Klute is content and successful in his current career, which has its own rewards, but said it has been a challenge.
“It was obviously challenging for me, but it was challenging and rewarding,” he said. But man, it’s been a lot of work.
the art of teaching
This week’s issue includes the News-Register’s annual Employee Recognition Special section, this year spotlighting local educators who have been with their respective districts for over 20 years. ANR staff randomly interviewed several veteran teachers to share their views on what they were doing.
Eriksen concludes glorious freshman season in state
Aurora freshman Alexis Eriksen did something no Husky runner had ever done Friday, winning a medal on her first attempt at the state cross-country meet in Kearny. .
Eriksen, who won the race earlier this year and saw the state course at the UNK Invite, said he was excited about the state meet.
“I was kind of nervous,” she said. “It felt different because of all the pressure and stuff. just.”
Familiar Face Grape Frog Owner Opens Local Airbnb
The team behind Grape Frog Loren Berthelsen and her husband Saxon Copeland have launched a new venture back in Berthelsen’s past: managing Airbnb.
Berthelsen explained the ins and outs of the journey to getting a place in the large home hotel industry.
“I’ve always wanted to buy a rental property because I think real estate is a good investment, and a good one in the long run.” I had missed that hotel so when this property came up I decided to buy it, it was the right price and (and) right on our doorstep.”
Hampton reach playoffs for first time since 2010
Since starting 1-2 after losing to Sterling on September 9, Hamptons manager Jeremy Jones and the Hawks have treated each division’s games like playoff games.
If the Hawks want to make the playoffs, they can’t afford to lose any more, Jones told the team after Sterling’s game.
Well, Hampton won 4 of their last 5 games to find a spot in the 16-team 6-man playoffs, ending a long drought.
Hampton will be returning to the NSAA football playoffs for the first time since 2010 and since joining the six-man ranks in 2016. Runner-up effort.
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