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Peterson: Movie-making in Chicago friendlier atmosphere than in LA, NYC Second of two parts. The making of movies in Chicago is not such a cutthroat business as it is in Los Angeles. Read the Full Story
Riley to continue career as a Reiver On Friday afternoon, Gothenburg senior Rebecca Riley signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Iowa Western Community College softball program. Riley knew that the school was where she wanted to continue her studies after a visit to the Council Bluffs campus and discussions with Reiver coach Lana Ross. Read the Full Story
New church takes shape TRINITY LUTHERAN CONSTRUCTION: Despite cold and snow earlier this month, construction of Trinity Lutheran Church east of the Gothenburg Cemetery continues. The Rev. Jeff Cottingham said he and the congregation hope the estimated 8,000 square-foot building will be completed in April. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Two Swedes in winner’s circle

Speech team competes at CNFL#1 in Grand Island The Gothenburg Swedes topped entertainment speaking Saturday in Grand Island when they won both the varsity and novice divisions. Alayna Collins was judged...

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Dawson County Commissioners appointed Dennis Rickertsen as the new chairman and Everett “Butch” Hagan as vice chairman for 2015 at Monday’s meeting. Rickertsen, who had been vice chairman,...

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Gasoline prices catching up with drop in crude oil prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.93 per gallon Jan. 18, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This...

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Peterson: Movie-making in Chicago friendlier atmosphere than in LA, NYC

Second of two parts. The making of movies in Chicago is not such a cutthroat business as it is in Los Angeles.

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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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Cozad contains Swedes in rivalry game

Gothenburg finished Thursday’s game at Cozad with the superior field goal and free throw percentages and dominated the glass but still ended up on the wrong side of the 34-30 result. The Haymakers...

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On Jan. 3 the Gothenburg girls basketball team beat Chase County 38-34 in the Cabela’s Shootout in Sidney. Friday, the Longhorns evened the season series with a 46-30 victory in Gothenburg. While...

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Riley to continue career as a Reiver

On Friday afternoon, Gothenburg senior Rebecca Riley signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Iowa Western Community College softball program. Riley knew that the school was where she wanted to...

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Swede heartbreaker

Haymakers hold off furious comeback attempt. Gothenburg students donned pajamas for Thursday night’s game in Cozad, but the rivalry game was anything but comfortable for the Swedes. The Haymakers...

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Brady Happenings

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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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Brady boys split weekend games

Easy win Friday turns into foul trouble following night. The Brady boys basketball team opened the weekend with an easy win over Hayes Center before Saturday’s rematch of the Maxwell Tournament...

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Projects will be listed separately. The Village of Brady’s lagoon and lift station projects could have two different contractors. The projects will be individually bid in hopes of attracting more...

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Agribusiness

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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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LINCOLN—Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) irector Greg Ibach has announced a new milestone for the state’s beef sector. In the first 11 months of 2014, over $1 billion of Nebraska beef...

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Don Anthony one of three Agribusiness Club honorees

Nebraska Agribusiness Club Recognizes Three Honorees. A Lexington man was one of three Nebraskans honored for their service and dedication to agriculture at the Nebraska Agribusiness Club’s 48th...

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