Historical Happenings

100 Years Ago October 15, 1919 One hundred years ago this week, final preparations were underway for the return of the Harvest Festival after a two-year war time hiatus. The

Gothenburg Health in conjunction with local EMS, Gothenburg school systems, Hill Top Estates, and local law enforcementwill beconducting an Active Shooter Drill on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Gothenburg Health’s

Schedule for 2019 Corn Husking event

The 2019 Nebraska State Hand Cornhusking Competition, the pair slated for October 19 to 20, near Gothenburg at Hecox Farms, one mile south and 2.5 miles west of Exit 211

MITCHELL — The 26th Range Beef Cow Symposium returns to Nebraska Nov. 18-20 in Mitchell, at the Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds Events Center, with the theme “Moving Science into Practice.”

LEXINGTON — A free class, “Pawnee Seed Preservation,” will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Dawson County Historical Museum in Lexington. The class

GOTHENBURG SENIOR CENTER Wednesday, October 16: Patty melt, tator tots, coleslaw, tapioca pudding. Thursday, October 17: Fried chicken, potato salad, baked beans, biscuits, jello cake. Friday, October 18: Baked ham

Overeaters Anonymous meets weekly on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the American Lutheran Church in the conference room by the east doors. For more information contact 308-529-0725. The fellowship of

Homecoming and play performance entertain

Pre-seasonably cold weather may have forestalled Thursday’s homecoming parade, but Gothenburg would not be denied its festivities and activities over the weekend, with homecoming and pep rally moved inside the

Fire Prevention Week

Founded in 1909 with two hose trucks and a single hook-and-ladder truck, the Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department celebrates its 110th anniversary this year. Today, the department can boast of four