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Swedes’ book about Gothenburg to be released in August Writer, photographer from town’s sister city Göteborg seek sponsors of English-version booklet A book chock full of photographs about the people of and places in Gothenburg will go to the printer the first week of June. Read the Full Story
Same song, 11th verse for Blue Heron Campground Platte River overflows banks, low-lying areas affected Much of Blue Heron Campground, formerly known as KOA Campground, is underwater again. Read the Full Story
Six Swede boys make it to state The Swede boys will be almost as well-represented as the girls at this weekend’s state meet in Omaha with six athletes qualifying in six events. Tanner Borchardt, the returning state champion in the shot, headlines the group after qualifying in both the shot and discus. Read the Full Story
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Blauvelt learns it’s okay not to be perfect parent

Gothenburg resident shares gleanings from Circle of Security parenting class. Second in a three-part series. The most important thing one Gothenburg woman learned from parenting classes is that it’s...

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Pipelines fill stock tanks in rolling hills

Buried under native grass in the Sandhills north of Gothenburg, pipes pulse with water carried to cattle across seven sections of pasture. Jerry Peterson and his son, Travis, are proud of the pipelines...

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GHS speech student to give address. A Gothenburg High School senior is the featured speaker at the annual Memorial Day service at the Gothenburg Cemetery. The ceremony is Monday, May 25, at 10 a.m. Speaker...

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PASS THE BOOTS

Dudley Elementary second graders took a field trip to Doug and Stephanie Block’s farm north of Gothenburg last Wednesday. Top, McKinley McCoy (left) and Grace Goodwin participate in a dress-up relay....

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Opinions

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About 40 years ago, a young man from Toledo, OH, was visiting here when his father-in-law had a hay pile hit by lightning. GVFD was called and responded quickly. The man could not believe that all the...

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Sexual assault is a devastating crime that is committed with shocking frequency in our society. According to the RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) website, one in six women in America will...

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Have you been a part of Denim Days at your place of business? Denim Days allows you to break the dress code and wear jeans to your place of business. The only catch is you have to pay a dollar and the...

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Sports

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Gothenburg’s golf team traveled to Sidney a day before its tournament at Hillside Golf Course earlier this season, and the practice there paid off the next day. Unfortunately for Dan Scherer’s...

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Six Swede boys make it to state

The Swede boys will be almost as well-represented as the girls at this weekend’s state meet in Omaha with six athletes qualifying in six events. Tanner Borchardt, the returning state champion in...

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The Swede golfers finished fourth at the Ogallala Invite played at West Winds Golf Course last Thursday and one of the team’s youngest members owned the team’s low round. Freshman Grant Sell...

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GHS Sports Schedule 2014-2015

BOYS GOLF Mar. 27—North Platte Invite 7th, 379 Apr. 2—LEXINGTON, W 179-180 Apr. 7—at Sidney, 5th, 347 Apr, 9—N.P. ST. PATRICK, PPD Apr. 14—Lexington Invite, 7, 379 Apr....

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Brady Happenings

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McCook Community College recognizes two Brady graduates

A pair of Brady High School graduates were recently honored as graduating sophomores at McCook Community College. Molly Hannon was one of four MCC students named as top student in their division and Dakota...

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Enzyme expected to break down grease problem. A “superzyme” will likely be used to fight grease buildup at the Brady lagoon. The highly concentrated enzyme is produced by Mid-American Research...

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Eagles fly above district competition

Brady’s track teams left last Wednesday’s District D-8 track meet in Gothenburg with 14 state qualifiers and two team titles. The Eagles boys scored 126 points and had eight athletes qualify...

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Agribusiness

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The Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR), local natural resources districts (NRDs), and irrigation districts in the Platte River Basin have taken steps to divert floodwaters out of the South...

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $6.5 million in the Ogallala Aquifer region this year to help farmers and ranchers conserve...

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In celebration of beef month, the Dawson County Cattlemen and Dawson County Farm Bureau along with Tyson Fresh Meats donated beef to area schools to give students a choice when it comes to a healthy nutritious...

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