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Students support Swede teams Themes, chants enhance game experience. Becca Riley and Alex Jorgenson’s names won’t be found in the box scores of either Gothenburg basketball team. Read the Full Story
No Boys State selected this year American Legion battles disinterest, low participation. Not only will the American Legion not sponsor a high school student to attend Boys State this year, the organization is in danger of folding. Read the Full Story
Dying cemetery trees removed; new ones planted Cemetery board receives grant for new planting. A stone, marking the grave of Cleo McMurray, tilts in the cold afternoon sun. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Varsity team scores decisive victory at GINW speech meet. For the eighth time since 2006, the Swedes brought home the sweepstakes plaque from the Grand Island Northwest Speech Invite Saturday. Varsity...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the news columns of area newspapers. Cozad High School to present ‘Wizard of Oz’ COZAD—The Fine Arts Department at Cozad High School will be presenting the musical, “The...

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Josh Cool travels on LEAD national tour

Thirty Nebraska LEAD 34 fellows, including Josh Cool of Gothenburg, recently returned from a 10-day national study/travel seminar conducted by the Nebraska LEAD Program. Terry Hejny, director of the Nebraska...

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Students support Swede teams

Themes, chants enhance game experience. Becca Riley and Alex Jorgenson’s names won’t be found in the box scores of either Gothenburg basketball team.

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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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Whippets end Swedes’ season

Gothenburg’s girls basketball season ended in anticlimactic fashion with a 55-28 defeat to Minden, which entered the game with a 22-1 record and was the top-ranked team in C-1. Minden sophomore...

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The Gothenburg boys basketball team closed out the regular season in impressive form with a 75-48 win over a struggling Ogallala squad on Friday. With the win, the Swedes clinched a share of the regular...

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GHS Sports Schedule 2014-2015

BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL Dec. 1—at Eustis-Farnam Jamboree, 7:30 Dec. 4—at Lexington, W 53-41 Dec. 5—HERSHEY, W 64-44 Dec. 11—SOUTHERN VALLEY W 59-38 Dec. 13—Perkins Co....

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Swedes just short of medaling

Three Gothenburg wrestlers competed in the NSAA state championships last weekend and two were one match away from medaling, while one didn’t get the opportunity. Bryce Larson and Jayden Miller lost...

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Brady Happenings

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SIGNING DAY

Brady seniors Chase Viter (left) and Cody Warren (right) signed their National Letter of Intent with Northwest Tech in Goodland, KS, last Wednesday. Both will run track for coach Benjamin Foust. Viter...

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Defense fuels postseason drive

Lance Arterburn’s Brady girls basketball team has allowed its opponents to score 30 points just twice in February. Maxwell and Wallace both reached 31 points in the first week of the month. Since...

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Coach optimistic about subdistrict. Brady’s boys basketball team continued to slide into the postseason with a 61-38 loss at Sandhills-Thedford on Friday. Although his team lost for the sixth time...

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Agribusiness

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Record number of grain entrapment deaths in 2014. LINCOLN, NEB – With on-farm grain storage on the rise—and a record number of grain engulfment deaths across the nation last year—agricultural...

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Nebraska News Service LINCOLN—Sarah Sortum and her family constantly worry. Sortum’s family owns Calamus Outfitters, a recreational ranch in Burwell that offers hunting and river adventures...

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The Nebraska Water Balance Alliance invites farmers to join the conversation about practical solutions to the water issues they face every growing season. The Real Farmers—Real Experiences meeting...

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