A son, Samuel Louis Peters, was born December 10 at 9:19 a.m. at Gothenburg Health to Arun and Mary Peters of Brady. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was


A daughter, Sophia R’Deen Strick, was born December 11 at 11:57 p.m. at Gothenburg Health to Colt and Murphy Strick of Farnam. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was

Gothenburg nurseryman recognized

GOTHENBURG— Nurseryman Jeff Kennedy of Kennedy Landscape Services in Gothenburg received an award from the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum at a reception in Lincoln Dec. 6.

Honor Band

MARTIN Magaña, the son of Rick & Heidi Magana of Grand Island and grandson of Herbert and Molly Magana of Gothenburg, has been named to the University of Nebraska Kearney Honor Band Festival.

 Food Drive

THE GOTHENBURG FFA holiday food drive was a success. The high school/junior high students collected 6,584 points in food with Dudley Elementary School students totaling 4,082. The grand total was 10,666 points, well exceeding the goal. The total included 2,000 pounds of food plus $2,200 in cash.

Rockin’ Through the Snow

The Swedes Music Program — featuring 7th and 8th grade choirs, the 7th and 8th grade band, and the elementary school band — presented its holiday music concert “Rockin’ Through the Snow” last week.


A daughter, River Rae Belle Ronning, was born November 25 at 1:07 p.m. at Gothenburg Health to Kaitlyn Ronning of Gothenburg. She weighed 7 pounds, 2.5 ounces, and was 19.5