NEWS RELEASE–Munchkin Masquerade has been offering families an opportunity to trick-or-treat safely in downtown Gothenburg for decades. With this year’s coronavirus threat in the forefront, safety couldn’t be more important.
LINCOLN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded $822,737 in grants to fund 16 projects designed to strengthen the specialty crop industry in Nebraska. The USDA provides grant monies through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) to fund research and ag education activities to increase demand for specialty crops. The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) monitors and administers Nebraska’s specialty crop program.
SO CLOSE TO GOLD: After leading the entire race at the District Meet in Ogallala on Thursday, October 15, Will Anderson was forced into a foot race in the final stretch by Sidney’s Daniel Bashtovoi who would ultimately surpass Anderson to take the lead and and steal the title of District Champion just strides before the finish line. Anderson reigned over the District rankings all season and had hopes of claiming the championship for the second year in a row. Anderson crossed the tape visibly distraught and physically exhausted.
“My favorite pet was an old horse that we grew up farming with: his name was Old Pet,” my grandfather, Norman Anderson, said as we sat on the couch drinking coffee. I wasn’t surprised when I heard the horse’s name because, well, we Andersons were never very creative when it came to stuff like that. However, my grandfather was creative when it came to saddling Old Pet.