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“And I’m Proud to be an American, Where at Least I Know I’m Free. And I Won’t Forget the Men Who Died Who Gave That Right to Me”
We may not know them all, but we owe them all
Congratulations Class of 2020
Kaitlin Smith and Alissa Plenty Chief work hard to groom the pups that visit the shop that many remember as “Sweets and Treats”. The business also sells a plethora of treats and pet knick knacks.



PICTURE OF FREEDOM: Tim Miller of Gothenburg received an early Christmas gift from his family on Memorial Day weekend. The bald eagle sculpture is made from concrete and hand painted by a Grand Island resident.

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Sports Council (NSC) has announced that the Cornhusker State Games (CSG) Torch Run will be conducted virtually from June 1-25 across all counties in Nebraska.


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American Legion Baseball is expected to begin on June 1st, with hopes for the first game to be played on June 19th, with a few exceptions. The attached are regulations teams must abide by in order to play for the 2020 season:

Local wrestlers honored by

Several local high school wrestlers have been honored by the website for their work on the mat this season.


Emily Ann Brittenham

A daughter, Emily Ann Brittenham was born May 6 at Gothenburg Health to Austin and Lonna Brittenham. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces, and was 17.5 inches long. Grandparents are Lynn and Missy Brittenham of Moorefield and Rex and Rita Foster of Gothenburg. Great-grandparents are Bob Davis and Herchel and Ramona Foster all of Gothenburg. Emily was welcomed home by her big sister Chloe.

Maguire Bartlett receives Elks Award

ELKS AWARD: The Cozad Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge, Number 2250 recently selected GHS senior Maguire Bartlett as one of the two recipients of the Elks Teens of the Month. Bartlett is the daughter of Jeff and Heidi Bartlett. (Contributed photo)