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Every child deserves more than a trash bag Imagine being removed from the only home you’ve known, and sent to live with total strangers. The few – if any – items you are allowed to take are placed in a trash bag. Sadly, this is exactly what often happens in foster care. These are statistics that nurse practitioner Ann Scott of Gothenburg is very familiar with, and she has decided to do something about it. Read More...
Dawson County ag group donates beef to schools In celebration of National Ag Week, March 19-25, Dawson County Farm Bureau and Dawson County Cattlemen along with Tyson Fresh Meats will donate beef to local schools to give students a choice when it comes to a healthy nutritious lunch. Participating schools include: Gothenburg, Cozad, Lexington, Overton, Eustis/Farnam, Sumner/Eddyville/Miller (S.E.M.). Read More...
Cemetery Board says it's time to obey the rules To most people, a cemetery is sacred ground—second only to the church in their esteem. Members of the Gothenburg Cemetery Board believe the care and maintenance of such “sacred ground” should be a top priority, and last week the board sought backing from the city council on that issue. The cemetery board consists of five members appointed by the mayor. One of the primary duties of the board, according to chairman Ervin Haynes, is to keep the grounds looking attractive and consistent. That requires a great deal of maintenance, especially during the spring and summer months. Read More...
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Local News

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the columns of area newspapers. Dawson County native has world-wide impact COZAD—The Tribune area recently lost a familiar face and friend when Eustis native Clayton Yeutter passed...

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Taken from the columns of area newspapers.   Meadowlark Pointe additions coming soon COZAD—Meadowlark Pointe, the assisted living facility located on the northwest side of Cozad, plans to make...

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  The City of Gothenburg has been awarded a Nebraska Affordable Housing Program Grant in the amount of $397,500 from the Department of Economic Development. These funds will provide owner occupied rehabilitation...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the columns of area newspapers. Possibility of two-room modular at Cozad School COZAD—Members of the Cozad Community Schools Board of Education are discussing the need for a new or used...

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Opinions

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Public Notice . . . It’s your right

I have a confession. Until just within the last couple of years or so, I’ve never paid that much attention to the newspaper’s legal section. Now I have worked in community newspaper for well...

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Captal Update from Sen. Matt Williams

Greetings District 36. We are a third of the way through the legislative session and we are still dealing with the adoption of rules. I’m reminded of the lyrics to a John Lennon song: Nobody told...

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Capital Update

Greetings District 36. We have now passed the 22nd day mark of the 90 day legislative session. We have been deeply involved with debating the mid-biennium budget adjustments. As everyone is aware our...

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Sports

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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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Stand up, be proud . . . We are the Swedes

LINCOLN—The day had finally arrived as fans from Gothenburg and Wahoo packed into the impressive Devaney Center. The teams warmed up as the bands from each school took turns playing. The fans were...

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A foundation has been set

The Swede wrestling team continues to improve. This past season was the best they have had under coach Scott and possibly in Gothenburg history. “We’ve won three championships at tournaments,...

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March Madness For Swede Fans

Lets talk basketball. With an upcoming game against a very talented Wahoo team, Coach Koehler took some time to discuss how his team will prepare to play the 20-5 , fifth seed Warrior team.  “A...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady Quiz Bowl team earns conference gold

The Brady High School Quiz Bowl team competed against 12 other teams in the MNAC Conference to bring home the conference championship. Eighteen students traveled to Halsey on Monday, March 6 for this...

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Brady VFD honors years of service

The Brady Volunteer Fire Department and Rural Fire Board held its annual banquet Saturday night at the Community Building in Brady. During the banquet a number of members were honored for their accomplishments...

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Mustangs stampede over Eagles

Broken Bow—The Brady Eagles were on the road for a second night in a row to face the number one seed Sumner-Eddyville-Miller (S-E-M) Mustangs in D2-9 sub-district action Feb. 21. Brady walked into...

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Agribusiness

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  A group of Dawson, Buffalo, Custer and Red Willow County 4-H’ers and FFA members sharpened their livestock judging skills at the recent 4-H Beef Judging Clinic held at the Darr Feedlot –...

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  LINCOLN—The Nebraska Grain and Feed Association (NeGFA) board of directors have selected Kristi Block as the next executive vice president of the organization replacing Richard D. Sanne, who...

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  LINCOLN—The Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute (NAYI) brings together high school juniors and seniors from around the state to explore the ag industry, discover potential ag-related careers...

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