On Saturday, May 1st the Women’s Resource Center hosted a Walk for Life event at Ehmen park. Registration started at 9:30 a.m. and the walk began at 10:00. Gothenburg Walk for Life Coordinator Frances Linegar said, “I think this may have been the biggest turn out we’ve had.”
“The naughtiest thing I ever did was play with matches over a barrel full of fuel,” said my mother, Susan Harbur, laughing as she sat drinking milk and eating Oreo cookies. Though that may seem reckless to some, I love the fact that she is willing to take challenges--for instance, the time when we were painting the faded yellow house, and she commandeered the big ladder before anyone else could.
On April 15 the Department of Economic Development announced the recipients of their Rural Workforce Housing Fund Grants. Gothenburg Improvement Company and the Cozad Development Corporation are among the 14 recipients listed in Governor Ricketts’s press release regarding the grant. Gothenburg City Administrator Gary Greer sat down with the Times on April 27 to discuss the city’s plans for the received grant money.
Brady Public School was granted the opportunity to purchase new books for students when they received the Research Text Depository Grant from the John Russell Applegate Fund for Teachers at Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation. The foundation is based in North Platte and applicants must submit a grant form detailing what the funds would be used for if they are received.