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Vogel answered the call to serve Serving our country in the armed forces takes on many different forms. There are those who are called to foreign lands in combat, some who serve in other nations who are helping maintain peace or rebuild, and those who provide support on many levels from within the borders of America. All are proud to serve our nation, and all play a key role in keeping America the land of the free. It is no secret that the Vietnam War, or conflict as some refer to it, is unlike any other that the U.S. has engaged in. Most Vietnam veterans, no matter what capacity they served, seem to share the same thought about what we were doing there—they don’t know. Read More...
GPS student heading to New York City Being selected to the Carnegie Hall Women’s Choir means more than one could imagine. When Madeline Daup got the email saying that she had been accepted, she said she started crying because she had just spent the last month and a half trying to convince herself that she wouldn’t be accepted. “This is definitely the biggest honor I have received yet,” she said. Daup, a student at Gothenburg High School, has been selected for the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. She will perform as a Soprano in February with the Women’s Honor Choir. Read More...
GHS alum enjoy TeamMates day with the Huskers Dozens of students are pursuing a post-secondary education thanks in part to the TeamMates Mentoring Program. More than 50 mentees were recognized for receiving an academic scholarship at the 2017 TeamMates Scholarship Celebration Sept. 23. Students, coordinators, board members, donors, and mentors came together for a special ceremony and watched the Huskers take on Rutgers at Memorial Stadium. Mentees were also featured on the big screen right before the game on the field. Gothenburg TeamMates mentees Georgina Dishman and Taylor Rossell were honored at this celebration. Both of the girls are attending Nebraska Wesleyan University where they received a generous scholarship from TeamMates. Read More...
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STUDENTS WORKING TOGETHER:

The Student Council has been selling bottled water at the concession stand during the volleyball and football games this fall. On Monday morning, Nov. 6, the Council officers presented a check to the...

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Chemo Comfort sponsor appreciation brunch

Cancer never takes a break—and neither do Lyndi Miller and Mary Harbur, coordinators of Chemo Comfort Tote Drive 2017. This year’s sponsor appreciation brunch will be held Saturday, Nov....

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Blue Heron cuts ribbon on flex fuel plaza

On Sept. 28, a Gothenburg business cut the ribbon on the region’s first Ethanol fuel pumps, as Blue Heron becomes the only blender pumps location along I-80 between York and Chappel. A large crowd...

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Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) reports a positive test of rabies in a bat implicated in a potential rabies exposure at a little league football event in Cozad on Sunday, Sept.17. Anyone with...

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Opinions

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Ask for what you need

  I pulled up to the drive-thru and placed my order. As I drove around to the window and was handed my order, I knew that I would be getting what I had ordered. I asked for what I wanted, and the employee...

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Don't neglect the gifts

The rose bush bloomed all summer. My grandmother always told me, “Roses like their feet wet.” I watered it frequently and relished each new bud and bloom. However, the season was changing,...

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Laughter: the best medicine

Someone I love was recounting a memory to me: a memory that could probably get him into trouble even though it evoked a laugh-out-loud moment for me. He then said with all seriousness, “Yeah, but...

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Sports

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Swedes season comes to a close

NORTH PLATTE­—The Lady Swedes faced the Ogallala Indians on Tuesday, Oct. 31st. Some of the crowd and cheerleaders, from both schools, were decked out in Halloween costumes ready to support their...

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Lady Swedes advance to subdistrict finals

NORTH PLATTE­—The Swede volleyball team played at the North Platte High School in the subdistrict tournament on Monday, Oct. 30. Gothenburg played Chase County, who they beat earlier in the season,...

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Swedes get Homecoming victory over rival Haymakers

With the evening a little cooler, the sun devoured by clouds and rain showering the field and anybody outside, a game was set to be played. This is one of the most anticipated games by not only the players...

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Cardinals sack the Swedes

CHADRON—The Swede football team was on the road last Friday as they challenged the 3-1 Chadron Cardinals. Gothenburg couldn’t get their offense going as they were only able to put seven points...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady students attend leadership conference

On Oct. 18, the District 10 FCCLA Leadership Conference took place at the South Campus of the North Platte Community College. The schools in attendance were Brady, Callaway, Cozad, Maxwell, Mullen, Overton,...

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Lady Eagles split at triangular

NORTH PLATTE­—The Brady Eagle volleyball team was the host for a triangular with Sandhills/Thedford and Ansley/Litchfield. They were also having a pink-out, encouraging fans and players to wear...

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Rival Wildcats take advantage of injury riddled Eagle team

  Last Friday the Brady Eagles hosted their arch rival, the Maxwell Wildcats on a cool, breezy, rainy night. With the weather providing a slippery, wet playing field, the Eagles put forth a valiant effort,...

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Agribusiness

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Gothenburg students attend National FFA Convention

The Gothenburg FFA Chapter sent eight members to the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., the week of Oct. 23. To start the week off members visited Warm Springs Ranch, located in Booneville,...

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2017 Harvest Festival Tractor Pull

On Sunday, Sept. 17, the Platte Valley Tractor Pullers came to Gothenburg to compete at the Roping Arena. Ross Bartlett and the Gothenburg Chamber hosted the pull, which had 75 competitors from three...

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Gothenburg FFA members compete at State Fair

On Sunday, Sept. 3, the Gothenburg FFA had 14 members showing at the Nebraska State Fair. The kids were very happy with the ribbons they came away with. In total, the chapter collected two red ribbons,...

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