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Maltese mix deemed dangerous dog City council decides animal’s fate A rabbit is found dead in its enclosure. Read the Full Story
Sponsors rededicate Thirty Mile Irrigation Canal    In July 1928, a ceremony was held to dedicate the Thirty Mile Canal at Midway Ranch with over 10,000 people in attendance. A special train brought officials from the Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Union Pacific and CB&Q Railroad.
    Considering it was 1928 and the massive number of people who attended; it offers evidence of how important the canal was to the Dawson County area.
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Volleyball squad seeks state trip despite a difficult district draw A tough district assignment kept Gothenburg out of the state tournament after a 27-5 season a year ago. The Swedes are currently working to prevent the same thing from happening this year although their subdistrict may be even more challenging. Kearney Catholic, who won the last two state championships, and Minden, which ended last year with a loss to Kearney Catholic in the finals, join Gothenburg and Cozad in the C1-10 subdistrict. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Ehmen relative donates relics to local museum

In a few weeks, Ehmen Park will swell with local residents, vendors and other visitors during the city’s annual Harvest Festival. Ehmen Park is a touchstone for the community, where the community...

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With help of Gothenburg teen, near-death experience ends OK

During a leisurely drive on their Yamaha V-Star, Jeremy and Deanna Storm were headed back to their home in Maxwell. It was Aug. 15 and they were cruising about a mile east of Brady on Highway 30. All...

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Healthcare concerns

ELDER CARE DISCUSSED: Representatives of institutions that care for elderly in town and Gothenburg banker Matt Williams, who’s running for the Legislature, met with a Nebraska Healthcare Association...

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Action taken during one of three public hearings by city council Darlene Sitorius can keep a section of eight-foot fence in a residentially zoned district that allows only six-foot fences. The Gothenburg...

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Opinions

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When life slams into you

Charles M. Schulz once compared life to a 10-speed bike. “Most of us have gears we never use,” said the famous cartoonist and creator of the comic strip “Peanuts.” I often feel...

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The Environmental Protection Agency recently released regulations to limit carbon dioxide emissions at existing power plants that will lead to more expensive electricity for all of us. That’s why...

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Before leaving office, President George W. Bush signed the “William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008.” Bush (an open borders advocate) and a compassionate,...

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Sports

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Runners taking it one step at a time

When it comes to goals and expectations for the upcoming cross country season, Gothenburg coach Steve Reeves prefers to keep it simple. “Be competitive and have fun and do the best we can,”...

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Volleyball squad seeks state trip despite a difficult district draw

A tough district assignment kept Gothenburg out of the state tournament after a 27-5 season a year ago. The Swedes are currently working to prevent the same thing from happening this year although their...

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Swede football steps into C-1 spotlight

After three consecutive trips to the state quarterfinals and the recent recognition lineman Tanner Borchardt has received, it’s safe to say the days of Gothenburg football flying under the radar...

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Good performances in all phases of the game turned into a 3-1 victory Friday for Gothenburg in its season-opening softball game at McCook. “McCook may not be what they have been in the past,”...

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Brady Happenings

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Young Eagles hope to soar in new conference

There will be plenty of new experiences for the Brady volleyball team this fall, as it transitions from the Sandhills Conference to the Loup Valley division of the Mid Nebraska Activities Conference. Most...

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Brady eyes return to state

After a 2-6 regular season a year ago, the Brady football team qualified for the state tournament thanks to the Nebraska School Activities Association’s points system that rewards a team for a strong...

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Brady Public School started the academic year with slightly more students than the number that showed up in 2013. When school started on Aug. 14, 205 students were enrolled. That’s three more students...

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Agribusiness

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is providing a precision ag clinic on Aug. 27 and a clinic focusing on the physical, chemical and biological properties of soil and water is on Aug. 28. Both sessions...

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Herd rebuilding tips to be offered at State of Beef Conference

As Nebraska rangeland recovers from several years of severe drought, many ranchers are interested in rebuilding cow herds that were downsized as pastures dried up. Herds can be rebuilt either with purchased...

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Field days will be held in Chapman and Lexington to reveal results of test plots and provide information on irrigation technology. The field days will be held next week at the following locations: Wednesday,...

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