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Shadow’s smell serves diabetic sisters Connelly family welcomes new service dog Man’s best friend also has a history of being man’s best helper. Read the Full Story
Sewer hike, zoning changes approved Wooden fishing pier planned at lake Residents and business owners will see a 5% hike in sewer rates when they receive January’s city utility bills. Read the Full Story
Swedes tame Tigers on coronation night, 45-43 After a convincing win on Friday night, the Swedes had to work for all 32 minutes to get a win on coronation night against Hastings on Saturday. The Swedes led for most of the game, but Hastings took a one-point lead in the final three minutes after a bucket from Nick Hamburger. A minute later, Collin Hahn hit his only three-pointer of the game and put the Swedes back up by two. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Money for Meals on Wheels

INDUSTRIOUS SUNDAY SCHOOL: The Gothenburg United Methodist Church Sunday School students gave $1,000 to the Gothenburg Senior Center last Wednesday for the Meals on Wheels program. Organizers said the...

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Tooting his tuba

HONOR BAND CONCERT: Several Gothenburg High School band and choral students were chosen for a University of Nebraska at Kearney Honor Choir and Band Clinic Monday that culminated in a concert last night...

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Personnel and committee appointments for 2015 were approved by the Gothenburg City Council at its Jan. 20 meeting. Planning and zoning—Monty Shriver, Kent Kline, reappointments. Board of adjustment—Dan...

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FDA approved doesn’t guarantee medicines are safe or effective

Rural Health News Service What does the label “FDA-approved” really mean? Most people probably think it assures that a drug you take is safe and effective for the condition you have. It seems...

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Opinions

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Let me get this straight: Congress, elected by and representing the citizens of the United States, passes the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which legislates the amount of renewable fuel in our nation’s...

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I have known Matt Williams and his family for 48 years, coming to Gothenburg to be associated with them at the Gothenburg State Bank. Matt’s dedication to Gothenburg and Dawson County does not come...

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Floating in uncharted space

 “If I can let you go as trees let go/...Lose what I lose to keep what I can keep,/The strong root still alive under the snow,/Love will endure—if I can let you go.”—May Sarton  During...

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Sports

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Gothenburg wasn’t perfect on Friday in Broken Bow, but they didn’t have to be thanks to a stellar defensive effort. The Swedes still missed half of their free throws, but that hardly mattered...

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Gothenburg wrestling coach Tom Scott wasn’t happy with his team’s performance immediately after a Jan. 20 dual against rival Cozad. The Haymakers topped Gothenburg 48-30, but the more Scott...

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Swedes tame Tigers on coronation night, 45-43

After a convincing win on Friday night, the Swedes had to work for all 32 minutes to get a win on coronation night against Hastings on Saturday. The Swedes led for most of the game, but Hastings took...

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Girls stumble against Tigers

The Gothenburg girls basketball team debuted a new starting lineup at home for the first time in Saturday’s coronation game against Hastings, but the starters were hardly on the court enough to develop...

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Brady Happenings

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Loss to Mullen turns into rout of Stapleton following night Lance Arterburn’s Brady girls basketball team started its week in rough fashion with a 67-47 loss at Mullen. While the 20-point margin...

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Eagles on track against Broncos

When the Mullen boys basketball team beat Brady 65-58 on Thursday night, it marked the first time this season that the Eagles’ lost back-to-back games. The Eagles and Broncos were knotted at 11...

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Eagles fly high after 1-1 weekend

Since Hayes Center didn’t bring a junior varsity team to Brady on Friday, Eagles coach Lance Arterburn hoped to play his reserves extra minutes against the Cardinals. With the Eagles leading 40-25...

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Agribusiness

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Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for their farms and ranches, their communities, their families and themselves at the 30th Women in Agriculture Conference, the longest-running...

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Farm operators and agronomists from across the state are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research update which will be given at three locations in February. The program will be...

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Genetically engineered food animals could provide a sustainable means to feed a fast-growing world population, yet regulatory hurdles keep such animals off the market, according to an award-winning scientist...

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