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HEADS UP! Overhead fiber going in throughout Gothenburg A bucket truck in the alley may not seem like an anomaly but what’s going on overhead is significant. Read the Full Story
Downtown revitalization programs presented at hearing Property owners can apply for funds Oct. 1 Want to add an awning to your business? What about money to make your building more energy efficient? Read the Full Story
100 years of Harvest Festival Celebration started as colt show Batman costumes are likely to be full in array this weekend during the 100th Annual Harvest Festival. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Learning to teach a new way

Marzano method said to match that of District 20 District 20 teachers are taking on the role of student as they learn a new instructional model of teaching. Before school started, teachers were introduced...

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The deal has not been sealed with a closing yet but First State Bank president Karl Randecker said his bank has bought a branch office of NebraskaLand National Bank in Mullen. Randecker said the closing...

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A Gothenburg business was in non-compliance during checks at 14 retail outlets in Dawson County last Friday by the Nebraska State Patrol. Walker’s Steakhouse & Lounge was one of five businesses...

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Gothenburg girls finish 2nd at Bow, boys are 9th

The setting at Saturday’s Broken Bow Invitational was more conducive to faster times. Cool temperatures pushed the start of the meet back until 11 a.m., and according to Coach Reeves, the route...

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Opinions

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When life slams into you

Charles M. Schulz once compared life to a 10-speed bike. “Most of us have gears we never use,” said the famous cartoonist and creator of the comic strip “Peanuts.” I often feel...

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The Environmental Protection Agency recently released regulations to limit carbon dioxide emissions at existing power plants that will lead to more expensive electricity for all of us. That’s why...

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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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Sports

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Defense played a key role in Gothenburg’s winning the Scottsbluff Invitational softball tournament Friday and Saturday. The Swedes tied for top honors with host Scottsbluff and Gering with each...

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The Gothenburg volleyball team dropped its opening set of the Sutherland triangular last Tuesday, but won out the rest of the night. The Swedes matched up with Southwest in the opening game. The Roughriders...

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Sloppy Saturday sinks Swedes at Cozad Inv.

The Gothenburg volleyball team had a chance for an early-season match with district rival Ogallala on Saturday, but, due to an early loss in the Cozad tournament, that game will have to wait until later...

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Andres to cheer in London Parade

Earlier this summer, the Gothenburg Cheer Squad participated in a two- day UCA camp here at Gothenburg High School. The squad received many awards during the two--day camp. Four Swede cheerleaders were...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady blanks Wallace Eagles behind strong ground game

It didn’t take much time in Friday night’s game for Brady to let Wallace know that this year wouldn’t be like last year. After the Wildcats beat the Eagles in the regular season and...

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Eagles volleyball flies at .500

Brady’s volleyball squad entered the win column this past week with a pair of victories on Sept. 9. Paxton and Stapleton traveled to Brady for a triangular last week. The Eagles did not drop a set...

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The Brady Village Board was joined by representatives from Miller and Associates Consulting Engineers of Kearney last Wednesday evening to take another step in repairing the town’s lagoon. After...

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Agribusiness

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Stan Garbacz, the agricultural trade representative for the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, has been awarded the James A. Graham Award for Outstanding Service to Agriculture. The award was presented...

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Nebraska Department of Agriculture director Greg Ibach is calling attention to recent estimates for a large harvest and encouraging producers and agribusinesses to exercise care as they begin what is generally...

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30 as congressionally mandated payment reductions...

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