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Yes, it is possible to can dry beans. Some people can dry beans for camping, for easy meal preparation. When canning dry beans, remember, they are a low acid food and need to be processed in a pressure canner.

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As humans, we often like to try and compare things to average or normal. Was the precipita tion received within the expected normal range? Were temperatures for a particular season outside of normal? Was our pasture or hay production in the range we consider normal?

New commissioner introduced; Keno outlets discussed

Dawson County’s newest county commissioner was officially introduced at the board’s Dec. 15 meeting. Rick Zarek of Gothenburg has been appointed to fill the remainder of the District 1 commissioner’s term left vacant following the Oct. 25 death of Dean Kugler. Zarek is the pharmacy

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According to Oxford Languages, a resolution is a firm decision to do or not do something. It’s the act of being determined to change behavior. To make a correction in your life.

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Christmas weekend guests of Irvin and Ruth Ann Hess were Roger and Nancy Berry of Lincoln and Carol Hess of Overland Park, KS.

Historical Happenings

The following passages come from copies of previous publications of the Gothenburg Times, they have been summarized by Ashley Mohler. Each passage has its source and is cited at the end of the passages.

Things Haven’t Changed

“I didn’t have a curfew; but I knew if I stayed out late, I would pay for it the next morning,” said my grandma, Mary Finke, as she was canning in her kitchen. This sounded just like her because she was never the type of person to get in trouble.