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Sun Theatre acquires new technology It is time to improve upon what the community has already built in preserving and utilizing the Sun Theatre, according to board member Jami Brundage. “We can now take credit cards and sell tickets online, maintain seating capacity and product inventory all while keeping the movie experience budget-friendly and the volunteer experience even easier,” she said. Read More...
Gothenburg FFA earns Premier National Chapter Award On April 4-6, the Gothenburg FFA attended State FFA Convention in Lincoln. The kids attended their competitions, workshops, leadership academies, and general sessions at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Gothenburg Chapter was proud to set a record of 16 individual State FFA Degree recipients, and receive the Premier National Chapter Award. The Gothenburg chapter will represent Nebraska at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis this fall! Read More...
Teachers share benefits of Wednesday early outs This school year brought about a scheduling change that may have some parents wondering, “why did they do that?” Each Wednesday students are dismissed at 2:30 p.m. as part of a new program implemented at Gothenburg Public Schools called Professional Learning Community, or PLC. Read More...
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Dancing With The Stars changes venues

Organizers suspected the Dancing With the Stars event in Gothenburg might be popular, and the public proved them right! Tickets went on sale for the show, which benefits the Sun Theatre renovation project,...

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STUDENTS WORKING TOGETHER:

The Student Council has been selling bottled water at the concession stand during the volleyball and football games this fall. On Monday morning, Nov. 6, the Council officers presented a check to the...

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Chemo Comfort sponsor appreciation brunch

Cancer never takes a break—and neither do Lyndi Miller and Mary Harbur, coordinators of Chemo Comfort Tote Drive 2017. This year’s sponsor appreciation brunch will be held Saturday, Nov....

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Blue Heron cuts ribbon on flex fuel plaza

On Sept. 28, a Gothenburg business cut the ribbon on the region’s first Ethanol fuel pumps, as Blue Heron becomes the only blender pumps location along I-80 between York and Chappel. A large crowd...

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Opinions

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My happiness is my responsibility

Responsibility. As a child, I was taught to “be responsible” with caring for my toys or cleaning my bedroom or doing chores. As a student, I was expected to “be responsible” with...

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The beauty of an apology

“I’m sorry” pops out of my mouth even before I know that my lips have moved. It’s a mantra that I repeated throughout the day. I was sorry if I bumped into someone. I was sorry...

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Lessons on the highway

Driving down the highway, I was in no particular hurry and had my cruise control set. I came upon a car ahead and slowed to accommodate its speed. In a short amount of time, I discovered that the car...

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Sports

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Middle-of-the-Pack Finishes For Swede Boys and Girls

The Swedes rolled into Broken Bow on the perfect day. The track meet was originally scheduled for Friday, April 6, but officials moved the meet a day earlier in anticipation of bad weather. Thursday...

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Sell Heads Northeast

Gothenburg High School athlete Grant Sell will head to Norfolk this fall on a golf scholarship to Northeast Community College. Sell has liked sports since he was shooting hoops with his father when...

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Brady Track Team Ready for Action

Spring is almost here, and the Brady Eagles are sharpening their talons. Both the boys’ and girls’ track teams are young. The majority are sophomores. Of the eight-member girls’ team,...

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The victory and heartbreak of the State High School Wrestling championships

Six Swede wrestlers paraded through downtown Gothenburg on Wednesday afternoon, on their way to compete in the 2018 NSAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Century Link Center in Omaha. Wrestling action...

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Brady Happenings

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Girls Show Support for Teacher’s Cancer Fight

Girls on the Run is a national program designed to scholastically encourage elementary-age girls through athletics and community service. Brady’s Girls on the Run showed public support for cancer-stricken...

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Swan Signs With Colby College

Going to the dentist has never been easier or less painful, but that’s still a recent development. Many people are still afraid of dental work because thousands of years of pain left an impression. In...

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Brady High School One Act: How to Kiss a Girl

TOO MANY VOICES: Ken (played by TJ Roe) seeks dating advice from a variety of sources representing several decades. Cast members of the Brady One Act play production “How to Kiss a Girl”...

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Agribusiness

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Dawson County ag groups donate beef to school for National Ag Week

Every year, farmers, ranchers, agricultural businesses, universities, and consumers across America join to recognize the contributions of agriculture during National Agriculture Week. This year, Dawson...

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Gothenburg students attend National FFA Convention

The Gothenburg FFA Chapter sent eight members to the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., the week of Oct. 23. To start the week off members visited Warm Springs Ranch, located in Booneville,...

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2017 Harvest Festival Tractor Pull

On Sunday, Sept. 17, the Platte Valley Tractor Pullers came to Gothenburg to compete at the Roping Arena. Ross Bartlett and the Gothenburg Chamber hosted the pull, which had 75 competitors from three...

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