A son, Jasper Leon Valer Stevens was born October 9 at Gothenburg Health to Rebecca Stevens. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 17 inches long. Grandparents are Dave and Lori Zimmerman of Gothenburg. Great-grandparents are John and Linda Zimmerman, Mae Swindle Parrish and Rod Parish. Big brother Ekim David welcomed little Jasper home.

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American Lutheran Church honored their First Communion students on Sunday, Oct. 4. They began the class in February with Pastor Jon and then because of Covid, continued the course at home with a study packet prepared by Pastor Jon. Those who completed the course are: front – Landon Feather; middle – Natalie Hengen, Kya Roth, Brigham Ricley; back – Miles Christensen, Connor Block and Mason Block. Not pictured are Jalisa Sabin and Gunner Thompson. (Contributed photo).


A son, Zair Delgado Alvidrez was born September 3 at Gothenburg Health to Esbeidi and Abel Rodriguez. He weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 16 3/4 inches long.


A son, Luke Walter Kloepping was born September 9 at Gothenburg Health to Wade and Karen Kloepping. He weighed 6 pounds, 13.5 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Sharon and the late Fred Kloepping of Eustis and Ron and Nancy Archdekin of Omaha. Great-grandparents are Jim and Clara Archdekin of St. Joseph, MO. Little Luke was welcomed home by brother, James.

Stella Geraldine Schultz

A daughter, Stella Geraldine Schultz was born June 30 at Gothenburg Health to Warren and Danyel Schultz. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are JR and Alice Schultz of Gothenburg, Lynn Ann Vass of Valentine and Troy and Kim Westerman of Brighton, CO. Stella was welcomed home by her big brothers Ethan, Damian and Brantlee Schultz.

Kennedi Raelynn Troy

A daughter, Kennedi Raelynn Troy was born July 24 at Gothenburg Health to Halie Thaden and Matthew Troy. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are David and Anita Troy of Stromsburg, and Neal and Teri Thaden of Cozad. Great-grandparents are Merlin and Sheri Thaden of Lexington and Roger and Diane Walker of Cozad.

Marlee Drew Mann

A daughter, Marlee Drew Mann was born August 9 at Gothenburg Health to Brett and Kayla Mann. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Jim and Jamie Mann of Jeffrey Lake, Nora Garcia of Los Fresnos, TX and Joshua Trevino of Weslaco, TX.