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Gothenburg FFA members celebrate year’s achievements Gothenburg’s FFA chapter celebrated accomplishments during the school year and recognized several individuals and groups at the organization’s annual banquet April 21. Read More...
Eagle girls, boys earn gold medal at home meet GOTHENBURG—The Brady boys and girls track teams have had a successful year. On April 19, they hosted their own meet at Gothenburg. The boys were the champs again and had it not been for some open events, the girls could have made it a sweep, according to Coach Rich Britten.   Read More...
Swedes bring home awards from district music contest Following the District Music Contest in Sutherland Friday, District 20 band teacher Tom Belanger said he’s proud of the work and dedication of instrumental students at Gothenburg. Read More...
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Hospital welcomes CFO

Competition and the Affordable Care Act have forced hospitals to watch bottom lines. That fiscal awareness often brings about the need for a financial officer. Micheal Pracheil is the new chief financial...

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No more bus parking on Avenue I because of safety

Residents granted special use permits. Gothenburg City Council members put the kibosh on bus parking along Avenue I near the high school. During their April 19 meeting, members passed a resolution that...

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Gothenburg welcomes new employee

Colorado native starts CDO work.  It’s a long ways from Grand Junction, CO, to Gothenburg. However, Megan McDaniel, a new employee at the Communitee Development Office in Gothenburg (CDO), is...

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Swedes medal at state science meet

Swede science students placed 19th out of 34 teams in their division at the state Science Olympiad competition in Lincoln Saturday. To qualify, participants had to medal at one of the regional meets earlier...

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Opinions

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Legislative work not always easy

Greetings District 36. The 104th legislative session adjourned sine die on Wednesday, April 20. I would like to sincerely thank the 11 senators whose terms are completed at the end of this year. Each...

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Breathing a big sigh of relief

Greetings, District 36. Hooray, the 104th Legislative Session is nearly over and everyone can breathe a sigh of relief! The final few days have been long and sometimes contentious. Each senator has worked...

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Strenuous session winding to a close

Greetings District 36. Issues continue to move through the Nebraska Legislature at a hectic pace. With only a handful of days left in this session, some would say we are winding down. I would suggest that...

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Sports

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NORTH PLATTE—Running like the wind was the formula for success at the Lincoln County Raceway in North Platte Saturday night. Colton Osborn, Josh Leonard, Casey Werkmeister, Jacob Olmstead and Richard...

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Team places in nearly every event. Gothenburg’s reserve girls track team won the Brady/Goth-enburg Invite, scoring 127 on April 19. The Swedes placed in every event except for the 100 and 400. Natalie...

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Eagle girls, boys earn gold medal at home meet

GOTHENBURG—The Brady boys and girls track teams have had a successful year. On April 19, they hosted their own meet at Gothenburg. The boys were the champs again and had it not been for some open...

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DONIPHAN—A total of 439 shooters competed at the Mid-Nebraska Trapshooting All-Conference Finals in Doniphan on Saturday including 285 senior division and 154 junior division shooters. Saturday’s...

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Brady Happenings

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SUTHERLAND—Brady High School musicians earned a dozen top ratings during the Class D District IV music contest in Sutherland last week. Vocal soloists Kalyssa Most, Case Axthelm, Jada Horn, Elizabeth...

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Paving back on the table

Savings on lagoon repairs will pay for street projects.  Brady residents are going to get more paved streets after all. Despite being removed from the one- and six-year road plan in February, the board...

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It’s a trade-off school officials believe will benefit students in the long run. The Brady school board voted Monday night to change the daily bell schedule and add a mid-morning breakfast period...

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Agribusiness

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Increasing temperatures this spring have allowed for winter annual weeds to become more apparent in local fields and pastures. A few days ago, a local producer asked Extension officials to identify some...

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The Nebraska Corn Board presented its annual awards to five individuals and organizations during its Cooperator and Awards Dinner in Lincoln last week. For 25 years, the Nebraska Corn Board has acknowledged...

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LINCOLN—Nebraska Cattlemen applauds the unanimous passage of priority bill LB 977 introduced by Sen. Jim Smith that changes provisions relating to weight limits for implements of animal husbandry...

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