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GHS Conservatory pushes students beyond music Sessions expand offerings for talented students. Gothenburg High School instrumental music teacher Tom Belanger claims that the conservatory for advanced musicians at Gothenburg High School teaches a state of mind at its core. Read the Full Story
New fishing pier Angler’s delight: A wooden fishing pier is under construction on the northern edge of Lake Helen. Tom Franzen of TFC Services started building the 320-square-foot structure a week ago. Read the Full Story
A Journey through the Seasons Dudley Elementary presents annual spring musical under new music director Tyler Meuret and Marcia Speck. The second grade sang and danced about “Valentine’s Day” during the annual Dudley Elementary musical in the Community Building gymnasium Friday night. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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CASA volunteers help kids

Hudson: Every child has potential. CASA volunteer Jim Hudson thinks every child has the potential to be a productive and contented adult. “What we don’t realize as children is that life is...

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Three-generational dress

READY FOR FIRST COMMUNION: When Avery Salomon receives first Holy Communion at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church this Sunday, she will wear a dress that has been worn by her mother and grandmother...

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By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service The government has just announced its first-ever star ratings of the country’s hospitals based on patients’ assessments of the care they received. Other...

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Two Rivers director willing to wait for results Jeremy Eschliman began his role as the director of Two Rivers Public Health Department less than a month ago and he already has a plan to help the area...

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Opinions

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Sexual assault is a devastating crime that is committed with shocking frequency in our society. According to the RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) website, one in six women in America will...

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Have you been a part of Denim Days at your place of business? Denim Days allows you to break the dress code and wear jeans to your place of business. The only catch is you have to pay a dollar and the...

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: This did not arrive in time for last week’s issue.) Please, help to save the concrete railing on the southeast side of Lake Helen. Drive up Lake Avenue today. This fence,...

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Sports

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Swedes nearly make top 3 at home meet

After a one-meet hiatus to tend to a minor knee injury, Goth-enburg track star Tiani Reeves returned to action in Thursday’s Dutch Zorn Invitational and earned a pair of gold medals that helped her...

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Harm headed to Hardrockers program

Gothenburg High School senior McKinley Harm signed a National Letter of Intent with the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology golf team on Thursday afternoon. Harm led the Swedes as a senior, qualifying...

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Swedes wind up sixth in Dutch Zorn Invite

Cool temperatures and a constant threat of rain changed Thursday’s Dutch Zorn Invitational at Gothenburg High School to a single-session meet that eliminated the final rounds. At the end of the...

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Fiala’s teammates to continue TeamMates tourney

Former teammates of Adrian Fiala decided the best way to honor their late friend is continuing the Husker Heritage Golf Tournament he started. The tournament brought former Huskers to Gothenburg for an...

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Brady Happenings

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A 'Super Groovy' Saturday night in Brady

LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT: Lysander (right), who was played by Jack Griffiths wakes up and reacts after receiving of a love potion that forces him to fall for Helena (left) who was played by Hope Hannon in Brady...

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Dream On

Jessica Most (left) dismisses Miguel Reese (right) while Hope Hannon looks on during a practice of Brady High School’s “A Super Groovy Night’s Dream,” Monday night. The play will...

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Fee added for alcohol on site. A $25 fee will be added to the community center’s rental rate for any event serving alcohol. At the April 8 Brady Village Board meeting, the trustees also decided...

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Agribusiness

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farmers that the 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their...

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LINCOLN—Ethanol advocates from across the nation came together in Washington, DC in late March as part of a “Biofuels Beltway March” to share their ethanol stories and communicate the...

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This marks the 24th year of the Nebraska Extension Pesticide Container Recycling Program. The program recycles 1- and 2.5-gallon plastic pesticide containers and 15-, 30- and 55-gallon plastic crop protection...

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