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(Lincoln, NE) – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and fitness icon Jake (Body by Jake) Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils (NFGFC), announced the three Nebraska schools that were selected to each receive a state-of-the-art $100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center. The multimillion dollar DON’T QUIT! Campaign has named Gothenburg School in Gothenburg, Johnson County Central Middle School in Cook and Millard North Middle School in Omaha as the state’s most outstanding schools for demonstrating leadership in getting and keeping their students fit. This year, the NFGFC program will have gifted fitness centers to 40 states and the foundation plans to reach all 50 states in the coming years.

Ruthie Kay Sall

A daughter was born to Brittany and Brett Sall of Loveland Colorado on March 14th at 9:35 p.m. at home, weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces, 19 inches long, Sister: Phoebe Sall. Paternal Grandparents: Rodney and Angie Sall of Lexington Nebraska and Maternal grandparents Randy and Janet Evans of Loveland (formally of Gothenburg), and maternal great grandmother Alene Evans of Holdrege Nebraska.

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Happy Mother’s Day to all mom’s and congratulations to Shelby Miller who is this year’s Mother’s Day Photo Contest winner. We will be contacting Shelby to give her a 1 year subscription to the Gothenburg Times and a gift certificate from Jordan Renee Photography.

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The Gotehnburg Times would like to congratulate local area students for completing their courses at North Platte Community College. The students included here are set to graduate in North Platte at one of two ceremonies.

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I am sure you make a practice of planting them, since they are so good for liver detoxification, not to mention being chock-full of nutrients. So, as you are thumbing through the selection of seed packets, consider something new: three rock star greens that are easy to grow in Nebraska.

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The Gothenburg Times is hosting a Mother’s Day photo contest for the week of May 12. Please submit photos of your mother to our office by May 9th at noon, or vie email at news@gothenburgtimes.com. You can also submit them by massaging us on Facebook.

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As the county jail’s 30th anniversary of construction approaches in 2023 it was no surprise when Sheriff Ken Moody appeared before the Dawson County Commissioners on April 18 to present bids for replacing two boilers at the jail.

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Nebraska Extension is gearing up to host their Crop Scout Training Program on May 17th at the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension, and Education Center (ENREEC) near Mead, NE from 8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. This course is designed for corn and soybean growers and industry professionals wanting to learn how to manage pests this growing season. This in-person training will cover corn and soybean development, crop diseases, weed identification, insect identification, and understanding nutrient deficiencies. Participants will receive workshop materials, instruction manuals, lunch, refreshments, and the opportunity to interact with Extension specialists and educators to have their questions answered. Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits have been applied for in the following areas: Pest Management (6 credits), Crop Management (1), and Fertility/Nutrient Management (0.5 credits). More information and online registration can be accessed at the following website (https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/enre/fieldcropscouttraining/) and questions can be directed to Aaron Nygren, UNL Extension Educator (anygren2@unl.edu; 402- 624-8030).

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Flatwater Bank recently announced the addition of Ryan Groteluschen as Vice President. He comes to Flatwater with over 11 years of lending experience. “I enjoy developing lasting relationships and becoming a trusted advisor to my customers,” he said. “When my customers are successful, I am successful,” said Groteluschen.

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