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Weaver brings passion for sports to The Times For as long as he can remember, Joe Weaver has loved sports. He enjoys participating, coaching and talking about all kinds of sports every chance he gets. Now he has an opportunity to do what he loves for a living. On Dec. 28, 2016, Weaver took over as sports editor at the Gothenburg Times. “This is just the perfect job. I get to talk about sports all the time,” says Weaver with a smile. Read More...
2017 Coronation selections:   The candidates for Coronation King and Queen for 2017 at Gothenburg High School were announced Friday, Jan. 13, at a pep rally for the high school students. Those candidates are, from left, Sarah Habe, Will Healey, Ty Clement, John Kozeal, McKenna Peterson, and Georgina Dishman, seated in front. The king and queen will be crowned Saturday night during the Gothenburg basketball game, with the dance following the games. Read More...
TeamMates celebrates mentors TeamMates coordinators and staff are coming together this January to celebrate mentoring in the Gothenburg area. January 1 marked the start of National Mentoring Month. Nationwide, programs are honoring mentors for their service and the impact they’re making on youth. TeamMates is also celebrating 25 years of mentoring this year. Read More...

Gothenburg Health welcomes first baby of 2017

 

The first baby of 2017 at Gothenburg Health is also the first baby girl for Heather Vanhorn and Ronald Crump. Karter Elaine Crump was born at 4:35 a.m. Jan. 2, and joins four big brothers. Karter came into the world weighing 8 pounds 4 ounces, and measuring 19 3/4 inches long. Heather, a native of Gothenburg, and Ronald reside in North Platte. Besides her parents Karter is welcomed home by brothers, from left, Dylan (8), Chayce (11) and Ayden (10). She also has an older brother, Chris. The couple was presented with a basket of items for their new baby, courtesy of local businesses and The Times.

 

YEAR IN REVIEW: Concert highlights summer/fall 2016 events

From concerts, to parades to rodeos—there was plenty of fun and activities for all ages in Gothenburg during the summer and fall of 2016.

The fourth annual Living Out Loud Christian music event attracted an estimated crowd of 10,000 people, headlined by the legendary Newsboys. And once again, the 4th of July Pony Express Rodeo was a huge success, and included a barbecue hosted by the Boy Scouts and the community fireworks display.

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Local News

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  BROKEN BOW—McMeen Physical Therapy, P. C. would like to thank Jeff McMeen for his service over the past 22 years and wish him well. Jeff McMeen has announced he is stepping down from management...

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One Book, One Cozad selects Nebraska author COZAD—One Book, One Cozad launches their third program with the selection of “Pioneer Girl: A true story of growing up on the prairie” by...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the columns of area newspapers.   Cozad student makes impact through dance COZAD—A dance student with many accolades, Jordyn Worrell of Cozad, serves as a role model in the state...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the columns of area newspapers.   Cozad student makes impact through dance COZAD—A dance student with many accolades, Jordyn Worrell of Cozad, serves as a role model in the state...

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Opinions

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Capitol Update from Sen. Matt Williams

Greetings District 36. The first session of the 105th Legislature began on Wednesday, January 4th. Seventeen new senators were sworn in and new leadership was elected, but the first few days of session...

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Change. Just the word can send a shudder down the spine of most people; and it seems the older we get the more uncomfortable that word and its consequences become. However, with age—or as I like...

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Turning to the next page

“Life is an enfoldment, and the farther we travel, the more we comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond.”—Hypatia    Nearly...

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Sports

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SWC Girls BB Bracket
SWC Boys BB Bracket
Swedes grapple to fourth place finish at UNK duals

Kearney-At the University of Nebraska Kearney on Friday the Mid West Duals took place. Sixteen wrestling teams were placed in four pools. Gothenburg was placed in pool D with Holdrege, Thayer Central...

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Gothenburg triumphs over rival Haymakers

COZAD—The gymnasium was packed. The teams warmed up. The fans waited in anticipation for tip-off. With the introductions completed, it was time, tip off. For the first almost five minutes the Haymakers...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady dominates Stapleton on home court

Right from the onset of the Jan. 6 home game, fans had no idea of the performance they were about to witness—not only from an individual stand point, but as a team effort. It started with Colton...

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Lady Eagles soar to championship during home holiday tournament

The crowd was pumped as the Brady starters were announced to begin play at the Eagle’s holiday tournament last week. The teams demonstrated the nervous energy most players generally encounter...

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Lady Eagles soar to championship during home holiday tournament

The crowd was pumped as the Brady starters were announced to begin play at the Eagle’s holiday tournament last week. The teams demonstrated the nervous energy most players generally encounter...

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Agribusiness

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  Transferring a family ranching or farming operation to the next generation or to a new family is necessary to ensure family farms and ranches remain viable in the future, however it is a challenging...

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The Landlord/Tenant Cash Lease workshop will be offered December 19, 1:30 p.m. at the  4-H Building in Broken Bow.  It is designed to help landlords and tenants put together a lease that is right for...

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Nebraska Cattlemen host 2016 annual convention

The 2016 Annual Nebraska Cattlemen Convention and Trade Show will be held in Kearney at the Younes Convention Center Dec. 6 - 9. This year’s convention schedule is packed full of industry leaders,...

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