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Three qualify for national speech contest Swedes win sweepstakes, leading chapter award Sara Picci, an exchange student from Italy, arrived in Gothenburg in July to stay with Brad and Lisa Jorgenson.   Read the Full Story
DI bronze medalists Destination IMAGINATION FINALISTS: A team of Dudley Elementary fifth and sixth graders placed third, and received a trophy, at Destination Imagination’s Nebraska State Affiliate Finals Saturday at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The boys competed in the middle school level in the scientific challenge called “Going to Extremes.” Pictured are, l-r: Front—Joseph Headley, Jake Scherer, Weston Jinks and Reed Weyers; Back—Seth Daup, Matt Shea and Chase Hahn. The team is coached by Khris Jinks and Amy Headley. Nancy Slack is the volunteer team appraiser. Read the Full Story
Downtown revitalization steams ahead Several improvements on burner Improving the downtown area even more seems to be a priority of the Gothenburg City Council and city officials. Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Completing survey will offer choices

Fiber optic infrastructure in city has glass ceiling Gothenburg Public School high schoolers are likely to have district-issued laptop computers next year. In addition, local Internet users are under...

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City Barbecue Blowout returns April 25-26

Smoked meats in the open air, vendors and entertainment. These are ingredients for a picture- perfect spring day and is the recipe that the Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce plans to follow for the Second...

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Vandalism in park, elsewhere

DEFACED pillars: Vandals struck Ehmen Park and vehicles in the nearby vicinity Friday night or early Saturday morning. They sprayed black paint on two white pillars at the southwest park entrance, on the...

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Demolition of two other structures could pave way for more housing The restoration of five homes in Gothenburg looks likely. To facilitate this process, the Gothenburg City Council is applying for two...

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Opinions

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As Gothenburg residents we should all be very proud of our community. We have stepped up wherever possible to ensure that Gothenburg continues to grow and prosper into the future. We’ve stepped up...

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Have you been a part of Denim Days at your place of business? Denim Days allows you to break the dress code and wear jeans to your place of business. The only catch is you have to pay a dollar and the...

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Our country is often referred to as being center right. This seems straightforward considering the populace. Lawmaking is a different matter. Constitutionalists (who might include traditional Democrats,...

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Sports

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110 hurdles race leads boys at Ogallala

With a high in the upper 60s and very little wind, the conditions were set for some good performances Saturday at the Ed Moore Invitational at Ogallala. The Gothenburg boys track squad earned a fifth...

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110 hurdles race leads boys at Ogallala

With a high in the upper 60s and very little wind, the conditions were set for some good performances Saturday at the Ed Moore Invitational at Ogallala. The Gothenburg boys track squad earned a fifth...

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Gothenburg won five events in the Cozad Triangular girls track meet on April 1. The non-scoring meet included the Swedes, Cozad and Brady. Emily Franzen’s winning discus throw of 118-2 boosted...

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Gothenburg golfers are still seeking some good golf weather. The Swedes battled Lexington in a dual April 1 amid cold and windy conditions at Lakeside Golf Course. The Minutemen prevailed, 175-194. “We...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady Boys & Girls State

YOUTHS SELECTED: The Brady Lions Club has chosen Cody Most and Naomi Schaub as local representatives at the 2014 Cornhusker Boys and Girls State planned for June 1-7 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln....

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Brady used the Cozad Triangular April 1 as a practice with some extra competition. The non-scoring meet also included Gothenburg. The Brady coaching staff tried some athletes in different events to see...

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Eagle athletes perform well at Elwood Invite

Brady athletes posted some good individual performances Friday at the Elwood Invitational. The boys placed in 11 events and finished fourth as a team with 57 points. Elm Creek earned the team championship...

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Agribusiness

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Audits, assessments in beef production

By Rob Eirich, UNL Extension Nebr. Beef Quality Assurance Assessments and audits are becoming a part of doing business in beef cattle production, as we are seeing beef processors implementing third-party...

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Farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs beginning Tuesday, April 15. “These programs will provide long-awaited disaster relief for many livestock producers who have endured...

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Nebraska corn growers intend to plant 9.40 million acres this year, down 6% from 2013, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Soybean planted acreage is expected to be...

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