While it doesn’t seem to be of primary concern right now, here’s what’s coming up in the May 12 statewide primary election, the COVID-19 edition.
Gothenburg FFA members had the opportunity to compete in online contests. The contests were for practice and to ensure things would run smoothly if it was decided to do this as the state event. Both Gothenburg competitors, Emma Peterson and Seth Daup, placed in their speaking events. Emma won the virtual Creed Speaking event and Daup earned third place for Senior Public Speaking.
APRIL 27, 2020 — The U.S. Census Bureau is beginning to send reminder notice postcards to an estimated 69 million households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. About 53.4% of households across the country have already responded since invitations began arriving in mailboxes on March 12. Those households that have not yet responded to the census will receive an in person visit by a census taker to collect their information later this summer. According to the Census Bureau’s online response map track
To comply with local health department orders and the local Directed Health Measure, the YMCA at Gothenburg Health will be closed at least through M ay 11. They ask that you all stay safe, stay home if possible and follow safety precautions (handwashing, masks, etc.) to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community.
OMAHA, NE - Governor Pete Ricketts has declared April as Donate Life Month in Nebraska. Donate Life Month is a national observance to share the importance of registering to be an organ, tissue and eye donor, honor deceased and living donors and recognize the lifesaving and healing gift of transplantation.