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Green Thumb: Isackson finds a way to share her passion With overnight lows consistently remaining above freezing this is the time when many gardeners and lawn enthusiasts get the itch to begin planting. This year Gothenburg residents have been given a new way to scratch that itch, with the grand opening of the new greenhouse, Garden Blessings. Garden Blessings is the ultimate culmination of a life-long passion for Dee Isackson. Raised on a farm, Isackson developed a love for plants at an early age and it has stuck with her throughout her life. Read More...
Pony Express Station kicks off season with open house On Tuesday, April 11, an open house was held at the Pony Express Station, giving both locals and visitors an opportunity to see all the changes that have recently been made. The Pony Express Station is located on Ehmen Park, and draws thousands of visitors every year. During the 2016 season, between April and October, just shy of 22,000 people signed the registry at the Station. Matt Weiss, president of the Station and curator of the Gothenburg Historical Museum, says that number only reflects guests who signed in. He believes the actual number of visitors to the Station is much higher than that, likely closer to between 30,000 and 40,000. Read More...
When fun and safety collide More than 150 students from Gothenburg, Brady and Cozad rotated through nearly a dozen 15-minute sessions at the Monsanto Water Utilization Learning Center on Thursday, April 13. A high voltage power line, a wrecked car and a wheelchair—they might sound like they go together, but add in chocolate chips, bracelets and a roping dummy, and the riddle gets harder to solve. After attending the Progressive Agriculture Safety Day local sixth graders should be able to relate all of those items to a safety lesson. Read More...
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Taken from the columns of area newspapers. Library to host Nebraska author Andrea Warren COZAD—Cozad’s Wilson Public Library is hosting Andrea Warren, author of numerous books including Pioneer...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the columns of area newspapers. Cozad park benefits from concerned youth COZAD—Doing her best to help keep Cozad beautiful, Madisen Wilkinson recently raised funds, along with her...

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Fischer Statement on U.S. Air Strikes in Syria

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to conduct air strikes...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the columns of area newspapers. Cozad’s Wilkins at home on the runway COZAD—Dreaming of walking the runway since she was a little girl has become a reality for Aaliyah Wilkins...

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Opinions

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Capitol Update from Sen. Matt WilliamsA

Greetings District 36! When this session of the legislature began we were faced with a significant revenue shortfall. I’ve been asked many times about looking for new sources of revenue. This...

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Capitol Update from Sen. Matt Williams

Greetings District 36. It was a very exciting week in Lincoln. FFA members from across the state descended on Lincoln for the annual state FFA convention. The blue jackets of FFA members are a great sight...

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Captal Update from Sen. Matt Williams

Greetings District 36. As we begin the month of April, the legislative session nears the two thirds mark. Over the past several weeks the Legislature has made significant progress on some issues facing...

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Sports

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Talented field at Dutch Zorn Invite

The traditionally rich Dutch Zorn Track Meet took place last Thursday at the Gothenburg High School. Some of the best athletes in the state were gathered on this day as nine teams went head to head...

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Swedes continue to grow

OGALLALA–The Swedes are a young team this year who are trying to put the pieces together and as each meet goes by they seem to be getting better. This past week the Swedes saw action at the Ed...

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Lady Swedes give competitive track performance

OGALLALA—The Lady Swedes went on the road and competed at the Ed Moore Invite in Ogallala on Thursday, March 30. Eight other schools were there as well. Gothenburg finished third over all scoring...

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End of an Era

The Gothenburg Swede basketball team has finished a fantastic season, achieving many goals that were set. However, they came up short on their final desire of winning the Class C-1 State Championship. A...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady wins Quiz Bowl Championship

The Brady High School Quiz Bowl team traveled to Sutherland on Monday, April 10, and competed in the ESU16 Invitational Academic Quiz Bowl. Fifteen area teams from the ESU16 area were present for the...

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Brady students compete at State FCCLA

Six students from Brady Schools attended and competed at the Family, Career, & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) 2017 State Leadership Conference held in Lincoln, April 2-4. FCCLA is a co-curricular...

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Lady Eagles glide through competition

HERSHEY—The Lady Eagles were on the road as they went to the Hershey-St. Patrick’s Invitational. The weather was great for the outdoor event. The only breeze that could be felt was from the...

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Agribusiness

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  Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) urged President Donald Trump to raise the issue of access by U.S. beef producers to China during his upcoming meetings with Chinese President, Xi Jinping. Since 2003, China...

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Last spring, Kansas prairie fires raised questions about air quality in Nebraska as winds carried smoky haze into Omaha and Lincoln. Schools in both metropolitan areas canceled planned sporting activities,...

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  A new tool for smart food storage is now available from the United States Department Agriculture, “FoodKeeper” App. How many times have you gone into your pantry or refrigerator, only...

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