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Readers, helpers recognized Kids get certificates: Summer Reading Club, an enrichment reading club hosted by Gothenburg Public Library for youngsters in the community, ended Thursday. Right, helpers and seven-year participants received certificates for their efforts Read the Full Story
Program gives kindergartners a ‘Jump Start’ Dist. 20 skill-building class for pre-kindergartners in its fifth year His hand propping up his head, Sam Horn seemed burrowed in deep concentration Monday morning in front of a computer.   Read the Full Story
Local, area cancer survivors chosen to lead Lap of Hope Relay for Life kicks off Friday at Lake Helen Three cancer survivors will lead the Lap of Hope at the 20th Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Dawson County Friday at Lake Helen. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Hay tip over

LOAD SHIFT: Law enforcement was called to the intersection of Lake Avenue and Seventh St. Monday morning about 9:35 a.m. when a trailer loaded with 450 small hay bales tipped over on Lake Avenue. No one...

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A benefit for Darin Hoffmaster has been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9, at the American Lutheran Church (200 E. 12th Street) in Cozad. Hoffmaster, manager at Elite Staffing in Cozad, was recently diagnosed...

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The Dawson County Commissioners spent the early part of the July 15 meeting in closed session. Minutes after the meeting was called to order, county attorney Kate Gatewood’s request to enter closed...

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Program gives kindergartners a ‘Jump Start’

Dist. 20 skill-building class for pre-kindergartners in its fifth year His hand propping up his head, Sam Horn seemed burrowed in deep concentration Monday morning in front of a computer.  

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Opinions

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Before leaving office, President George W. Bush signed the “William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008.” Bush (an open borders advocate) and a compassionate,...

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Gothenburg is very fortunate to have corporate citizens like Dawson Tire & Wheel. I had an incident recently with a Dawson truck on I-80. The incident is not important but the actions of Dawson Tire are. The...

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To the clowns that vandalized the rest rooms at the Brady Park. I wish you would have left your name and telephone number so I could have called you so you could watch new sinks installed. Your mother...

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Sports

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Husker coaches recognize Reeves

If Tiani Reeves had her way, she would start her University of Nebraska career tomorrow. Her future coaches might not mind that plan, either, as they presented her with the Outstanding Player award after...

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Olympic gold comes to Gothenburg

Former Olympic bobsledder and Nebraska football walk-on Curt Tomasevicz was the featured speaker at Saturday’s Husker Heritage Golf Tournament played at Wild Horse. Former Husker football and baseball...

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Future of baseball

SUCCESSFUL SEASONS: What you see in the photo is the future of Gothenburg Legion baseball. These kids are proof that baseball is alive and well in our community. The Killer Bees finished their season 9-4...

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Several Gothenburg wrestlers found success at the 2014 Cornhusker State Games July 19-20. Jeremy Larson won an IronMan award for points he accumulated in the competition. Wrestlers earned the award if...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady Days celebrates 125th anniversary of village founding

There’s much to celebrate during Brady Days 2014. The annual festival, which is Aug. 1-3, will commemorate the 125th anniversary of the founding of Brady Island. Organized in 1889, Brady Island...

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At its latest board meeting last Wednesday, the village of Brady received an award from the West Central Nebraska Development District. Director Karl Elmshaeuser gave the community the Horizon award,...

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Brady students will need to enter school with a little more change in their pocket after the school board followed the state’s suggestion Monday night and increased the price of lunch and milk or...

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Agribusiness

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State Fair to open interactive display about agriculture

New learning experience at state fairgrounds Raising Nebraska has been announced as the official name for the new 25,000 square foot interactive display about Nebraska agriculture that debuts at the 2014...

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LINCOLN—The cattle feed additive Zilmax has no noticeable detrimental effect on cattle health or well-being, according to research by scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and U.S. Department...

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Monitoring pasture condition? Extension has an app for that

LINCOLN—Ranchers are accustomed to checking cattle, wells and mineral supplements to keep tabs on their operation. But what about the grass? Monitoring the condition of pastures is just as important,...

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