Letter to the Editor I am a Gothenburg native and descend from a Block family who began farming in the Gothenburg area shortly after their arrival from Germany in the 1860s. I still cherish my ownership of the small farm my parents bought in 1940 and where I was raised. While I chose to ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!