On April 19th the Gothenburg Times was invited to help celebrate the accomplishments of Dick Larson at the Gothenburg Church of Christ’s Lions Club meeting. Larson has been a member of the Gothenburg community for over 50 years. He has dedicated his time and effort to help not only the younger people of the community but the older generations too.
In response to constituent input and a request made at their April 1 meeting, Dawson County Commissioners approved a resolution supporting gun rights and the Second Amendment at their meeting Thursday. They join nearly 30 other Nebraska counties, including neighboring Lincoln and Buffalo Counties, who have passed similar resolutions.
“They used to torment me with a toy elephant,” shared Julie Childers, terrified of the memory as she sat on her couch making eye contact with me. In relating her childhood drama, Childers said she liked to relax with family, but sometimes they made that impossible. “My siblings always knew that elephant toy bothered me, so they always put it in my bed.”
Teens 14 or 15 years of age who work on farms, or others who are interested in learning about safe farming practices, are encouraged to register for this summer’s tractor safety training course, sponsored by the University of Nebraska Extension and the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health.