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Lake Helen progress from the air THE BIG DIG: Gothenburg pilot and airport manager Robert Mann snapped this aerial photograph of Lake Helen on Oct. 15. Read the Full Story
Locker room makeover for art, computer classes Teachers like bigger space in which to teach For Dudley Elementary teacher Jami Fowler, walking into her art classroom is like Christmas everyday. Read the Full Story
Schaben finds a fit in auto body class First-year auto body student wins contest When she graduated from Gothenburg High School in the spring, Jessica Schaben wasn’t sure what her next move would be. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Ricketts, Williams team up for town hall political meeting

Legislative candidate says leadership at premium One is on the Republican ticket and running for governor of Nebraska. The other wants to be senator of District 36 in the Nebraska Legislature, a non-partisan...

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WORK IN PROGRESS

Hi-gain Feedlot Inc. is constructing a new 2,100-square foot office building in Gothenburg. The building will house offices for accountants and management and will be located west of Runza. According to...

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PE Foundation gift

SHARING FUNDS: The Pony Express Foundation received a boost last Thursday when State Sen. John Wightman gave $3,150 in unused campaign funds to the Pony Express Foundation. Wightman will be done serving...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the news columns of area newspapers. Students help senior citizens use computers COZAD—Members of the Cozad High School adult living class debuted their Cyber-Seniors program on Oct....

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Opinions

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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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Have you ever heard someone say to a child, “Do you realize what you just did?” Generally, there is a negative connotation behind the statement; it’s not something we want to hear…...

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When life slams into you

Charles M. Schulz once compared life to a 10-speed bike. “Most of us have gears we never use,” said the famous cartoonist and creator of the comic strip “Peanuts.” I often feel...

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Sports

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Swedes sail smoothly through O’Neill

At different times this year, Craig Haake’s football team has been a little slow to start, but the Swedes got off the bus ready to play in O’Neill after the team’s longest bus trip of...

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Swedes look to regain focus

With the Southwest Conference Tournament approaching on Friday, the Gothenburg volleyball team played just twice last week. The Swedes welcomed Kear-ney and Lexington to Gothenburg for a triangular on...

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Defense dooms Swede hopes at state

Defensive mistakes were too much to overcome for the Gothenburg softball team at the Class C State Championship last week at Hastings. Those mistakes were critical in an opening round 7-5 loss to Wahoo...

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Narrow miss

Tie-breaker keeps girls cross country team from state meet Gothenburg cross country coach Steve Reeves had a pretty good idea what to expect heading into the district C-4 cross country meet. He knew...

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Brady Happenings

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Eagles senior difficult to stop Brady senior Cody Warren had the hot hand for the second consecutive week in the Eagle’s 48-16 win at Mullen last Friday. After he rushed for 171 yards and four...

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Errors force Brady’s exit in Bow

Ansley/Litchfield Eagles’ nemesis Lynne Johnson’s Brady volleyball team was on a serious roll and ranked eighth by the Omaha World-Herald heading into Saturday’s marquee match up with...

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Brady Public School board to pay fee, expenses to replace Finken The search for Brady Public School’s next superintendent unofficially began on Sept. 14 when the school board hired the Nebraska...

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Agribusiness

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The $346 billion U.S. animal agriculture industry is already paying the price for an unstable climate with more frequent and extreme weather events that are devastating to individual producers and influence...

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CURTIS—Agriculture producers, students, agribusinesses and policy leaders are invited to the first “AgriFuture” conference in Nebraska on Oct. 28-30 in Kearney. Students and faculty...

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Based on Oct. 1 conditions, Nebraska’s 2014 corn crop is forecast at 1.58 billion bushels, down 2% from last year’s record high, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics...

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