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Expert offers tips for handling cattle in hot weather As summer approaches, it’s important for cattle producers to make plans to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather, according to Nebraska Extension educator Rob Eirich, who directs the Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance program. Read More...
Running club dreams come true Second-year Dudley Elementary teacher Tony Neels has always wanted to start a youth running club. Read More...
The Kuhlman Bunch Gothenburg couple has cared for foster children for 18 years. Read More...
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Local News

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Swedes compete at national speech event

SALT LAKE CITY—The National Speech and Debate Association meet is the national championship for high schoolspeech. Gothenburg High School was well-represented. “There are speech contestants...

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Higher premiums likely for those buying on exchanges

By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service An Indiana couple who wrote to me a few weeks ago has experienced the ups and downs of Obamacare, and they wanted me to know about one downside they now face—a...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the columns of area newspapers. Air show leaves spectators in awe COZAD—The crowd gathered at the Nebraska State Fly-In held in conjunction with the “Courtesy of the Red, White...

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The Kuhlman Bunch

Gothenburg couple has cared for foster children for 18 years.

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Opinions

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Crucial decisions this session

Greetings District 36. Well, it’s official. The 104th Legislature has adjourned Sine Die and will not convene again until January 2017, so you can breathe easy unless you follow national politics...

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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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Sports

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Swim team competes at Lex

LEXINGTON—Gothenburg’s swim team continued its successful season in Lexington on Saturday. The Plains tSunami League no longer keeps team results, however several Gothenburg individuals were...

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Running club dreams come true

Second-year Dudley Elementary teacher Tony Neels has always wanted to start a youth running club.

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Senior Melons beat Imperial

After getting roughed up on June 14 at McCook, the Seniors had a rain-out on Friday but then rebounded to beat Imperial at home on Father’s Day. McCook 23, Gothenburg 6 It was one of those nights...

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Catholic School Girls by Gothenburg Community Playhouse

Imagine playing a character in first, second, fourth, sixth and eighth grade.

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Brady Happenings

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New equipment prepares BVFD for grain rescue

Bob Rayburn said he wasn’t nervous as a semi load of corn slowly sucked him deeper and deeper. He felt pressure intensify the farther he dropped, but he knew he was in good hands. Rayburn didn’t...

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When a large number of letters were sent to village residents letting them know their properties violate nuisance ordinances, Brady village board chairman Todd Roe got an idea. “I think if we’re...

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Brady residents have come a long way cleaning up properties over the last three years. Through a nuisance abatement program administered by West Central Nebraska Development District, the village has...

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Agribusiness

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Expert offers tips for handling cattle in hot weather

As summer approaches, it’s important for cattle producers to make plans to help reduce stress on cattle during hot weather, according to Nebraska Extension educator Rob Eirich, who directs the Nebraska...

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Peterson attends elite cattle conference

Representing Nebraska Cattlemen, Jennifer Leupp, Shannon Peterson and Joel Weber participated in the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s 2016 Young Cattlemen’s Conference. Over 50...

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Beef tour showcases state’s beef community

KEARNEY—The Nebraska Beef Council hosted its annual Beef Experience Tour on June 7-8 for a group of 24 influencers from across the country. The tour attendees included chefs, food service professionals,...

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