Outstanding stewardship of water SIX-Mile Canal honored

Six Mile Canal Co. recently received a World-Herald Master Conservationist award for outstanding stewardship of water resources. The 116-year-old canal near Gothenburg was recently sold to the Central Platte Natural Resources District so water could be returned to the Platte River. Pictured at the award ceremony are, l-r Sen. Greg Adams, Joel Long of the Omaha World Herald; Larry Gill, Jan Gill, both of Gothenburg, and Jan Wightman, Sen. John Wightman and Joe Anderjaska, Nebraska Association of Resources Districts president.