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Kicking off a fresh start Amputation has been gift. One night, Jim Graff’s right foot hurt so badly the pain woke him up. Read the Full Story
Library displays host of holiday houses BEACH TIME: This unusual gingerbread creation, at Gothenburg Public Library, might make one yearn for sun and warmer weather. Called Starfish beach, it was created by Caleb and Halsey Thomalla. The beach includes a sugar shack and surf shop and marshmallow surfers and beach goers. Read the Full Story
Lining a sewer FOURTH STREET JOB: Midlands Contracting of Kearney has been lining some of the sewers in Gothenburg for the past few months to stop groundwater infiltration.   Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Luncheon Carolers

GHS CHOIR PERFORMS: The Gothenburg High School choir entertained hospital employees at a holiday luncheon at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital last Thursday. Two groups of Christmas carolers entered different...

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The Gothenburg Shares fund has reached almost the three-quarters mark this week bringing the total to $3,683. The goal is $5,000. Nearly 80 food baskets will be distributed Saturday by members of the...

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Primary Electric Inc. will install lights in the Community Economic Building in Lexington. Three Dawson County Commissioners at a special meeting on Dec. 8 approved a $6,600 bid from the company. Fagot...

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Kicking off a fresh start

Amputation has been gift. One night, Jim Graff’s right foot hurt so badly the pain woke him up.

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Opinions

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I have known Matt Williams and his family for 48 years, coming to Gothenburg to be associated with them at the Gothenburg State Bank. Matt’s dedication to Gothenburg and Dawson County does not come...

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Floating in uncharted space

 “If I can let you go as trees let go/...Lose what I lose to keep what I can keep,/The strong root still alive under the snow,/Love will endure—if I can let you go.”—May Sarton  During...

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Have you ever heard someone say to a child, “Do you realize what you just did?” Generally, there is a negative connotation behind the statement; it’s not something we want to hear…...

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Sports

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Eagles grounded

Swedes shut down Southern Valley. Southern Valley entered Gothenburg’s gym on Thursday as the sixth-ranked team in Class C-2, according the Omaha World-Herald, but it was the Swedes that played...

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Gothenburg’s Tiani Reeves earned her second major statewide post-season honor Sunday by being named to the Omaha World-Herald’s All-Nebraska First Team volleyball squad. Four Swede opponents...

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The Gothenburg girls basketball team entered Saturday’s game at Perkins County with an 0-3 record having lost the two previous games by a combined three points. In other words, the Swedes needed...

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The Gothenburg wrestlers had a busy week at the Nebraska Duals in Columbus, splitting 10 duals in two days. Of the Swedes’ five losses four of them came from schools that compete in Class A. The...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady bounces Paxton, Twin Loup

Lance Arterburn’s Brady girls basketball team played twice in the span of two days last weekend and walked away with two convincing victories. On Friday, the Eagles topped Paxton 43-25 thanks to...

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Handicapped parking spot appears fixed. The Brady school board‘s top priority this week was finding a new superintendent, but there were other issues to discuss at a meeting on Dec. 8. Newly elected...

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In the fall of 2010, 19 students began their freshman year at Brady High School. Those same 19 students, and a few peers that opted into the district, graduated from Brady High School in the spring, giving...

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Agribusiness

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LINCOLN—A nationally renowned animal scientist will speak about genetically modified animals at the next University of Nebraska-Lincoln Heuermann Lecture Jan. 13. Alison Van Eenennaam, a Cooperative...

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It’s responsible for nearly all life on the planet, but rarely gets the respect it deserves. On Dec. 5, this living and life-giving resource got its day as “World Soil Day” is celebrated...

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A Bull Buyers Update scheduled for Dec. 15 near Thedford will provide an opportunity for ranchers who need to hone their livestock judging talents, or who find all the EPD numbers confusing to sharpen...

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