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A SMASHING GOOD TIME: Kids crashed and crunched and popped during the first Brady Days Power Wheels Derby downtown Saturday afternoon. Read More...
Annual swim carnival offers the last splash of summer Following are results of the swim carnival at the Gothenburg city pool Monday.   Read More...
Drug court helps bad decisions turn into better ones Nebraska chief justice recognizes specialty courts, lauds judge Doyle, Sen. Williams. Read More...
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New hospital safety ratings now available to the public

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently signaled to the nation’s hospitals that it was getting serious—and tough—about patient safety and the quality of care hospitals...

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Mentees, others share value of TeamMates

Georgina Dishman signed up for TeamMates when she was in the fifth grade at Dudley Elementary. “I’m not sure why, it was just something in the hallway that I didn’t know what I was getting...

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Residents share ideas for Lake Helen at Thursday meeting. Two community planners from Miller & Associates Consulting Engineers of Kearney reviewed ideas for the master plan of Lake Helen Thursday at the...

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District 20’s leadership team has been hard at work. So says superintendent Dr. Mike Teahon, who presented a reorganization plan for administrators at the Aug. 8 school board meeting. “The...

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Opinions

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Turning to the next page

“Life is an enfoldment, and the farther we travel, the more we comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond.”—Hypatia    Nearly...

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Crucial decisions this session

Greetings District 36. Well, it’s official. The 104th Legislature has adjourned Sine Die and will not convene again until January 2017, so you can breathe easy unless you follow national politics...

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Legislative work not always easy

Greetings District 36. The 104th legislative session adjourned sine die on Wednesday, April 20. I would like to sincerely thank the 11 senators whose terms are completed at the end of this year. Each...

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Sports

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Dirt track racing is a rough-and-tumble world. Inconsistent tracks, inexperienced drivers and the expense make it hard to keep going. For Gothenburg drivers Jamey Kennicutt and Jeff Whiting, this “hobby”...

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Legion baseball can be a battle of attrition. Young people have many things going on during the summer months and miss games, leading to inconsistent play and coaches with holes to fill on the lineup card. So...

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With a one-hole playoff Jeff Holsten beat Jake Peden to win the Gothenburg city golf championship on Saturday at Wild Horse Golf Club. Holsten shot an 18-hole score of 73, which forced the one-hole playoff...

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Juniors show improvement

Larson and Magdaleno lead the way statistically.

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Brady Happenings

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Brady school board members made several changes to the district’s policies Monday night, finalizing the student and teacher handbooks prior to the start of the 2016-17 year. In addition to reducing...

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A SMASHING GOOD TIME:

Kids crashed and crunched and popped during the first Brady Days Power Wheels Derby downtown Saturday afternoon.

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Bike blessing

RIDE SAFELY: There were 35 motorcycles and 130 attendees at the 12th annual Blessing of the Bikes at the Brady Community Church on Sunday. Christian band Forgiveness 490 performed for the event that included...

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Agribusiness

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LINCOLN—Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach is encouraging Nebraska producers with hay surpluses and pasture for rent to register as a seller on the department’s online Hay...

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LINCOLN—Farm and ranch production expenditures for Nebraska totaled $22.7 billion in 2015, up 3% from a year earlier, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Livestock...

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See first-hand how cover crops benefit soil health at the Cover Crop Field Day scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11 at Mark Allen’s field at 43407 Road 760, just north of Lexington. Attendees...

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