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Weyers and Riley represent Swedes well at state meet According to Gothenburg coach Steve Reeves, Friday’s state cross country meet in Kearney was the hottest he can remember in his approximately 40 years involved with the event. Harsh conditions didn’t stop Gothenburg’s two freshman qualifiers from performing at high levels. Read the Full Story
Pumpkin creations ART PROJECT: Dudley Elementary second graders spent their art time Monday making framed pumpkins. Read the Full Story
Despite lower prices, harvest conditions ideal Hail affects some corn, soybean yields Dried husks rustle in the wind in a recently harvested field atop a table north of Gothenburg. Read the Full Story
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Powderpuff football for a cause

GOTCHA: Gothenburg High School juniors and seniors competed in a Powderpuff football game on Sunday to benefit Ryan Groene and his family. The juniors, in black, beat the seniors, donning yellow, by a...

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Fall choral concert

FIRST ONE: A fall choral concert on Oct, 21, featuring students in grades 7-12, was the first for new music teacher Tyler Meuret as a choral teacher. Meuret, a Hastings College graduate, joined the faculty...

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Bankers set to honor Williams in November with Bruning Award

Next month the American Bankers Association will present Matt Williams with its annual Bruning Award for outstanding leadership in agricultural banking. Williams, who is president of Gothenburg State...

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Only one initiative this election There will only be one initiative on the ballot when voters from Dawson County and the rest of the state cast their vote Tuesday. Measure 425 would raise Nebraska’s...

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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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Heading into the season, Gothenburg golf coach Tara Foster knew it would take some friendly bounces to get the Swedes back to state for a third straight year. A district that featured Minden, the eventual...

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Weyers and Riley represent Swedes well at state meet

According to Gothenburg coach Steve Reeves, Friday’s state cross country meet in Kearney was the hottest he can remember in his approximately 40 years involved with the event. Harsh conditions didn’t...

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Second half Chanticleer rally falls short Before Friday night’s game at Ord, the Gothenburg football team had developed a habit of losing its close games and winning the blowouts. The Swedes were...

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GHS Sports Schedule 2014-2015

VARSITY FOOTBALL Aug. 29—HOLDREGE, L13-10 OT Sept. 5—MITCHELL, W56-18 Sept. 12—at GICC, L 24-13 Sept. 19—at Ogallala, L 21-7 Sept. 26—Cozad, L 27-24 Oct. 3—at...

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Brady Happenings

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Football team sets sights on state playoff preparations After a humbling 70-32 loss at playoff top-seed Anselmo-Merna on Thursday, the Brady football team will turn around and prepare for the playoffs. Anselmo-Merna...

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Team loses to Mullen, falls from Top 10 ranking The Brady volleyball team started its week in dominating fashion but followed up a sweep of Anselmo-Merna with a four-set loss to Mullen last Friday. Lynne...

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Eagles senior difficult to stop Brady senior Cody Warren had the hot hand for the second consecutive week in the Eagle’s 48-16 win at Mullen last Friday. After he rushed for 171 yards and four...

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Agribusiness

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LINCOLN—As corn and soybean growers work to get crops out of the fields this fall, next year’s growing season may not be the first thing on their minds. However, Laura Thompson, UNL Extension...

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Irrigators will see new permit fees to put chemicals through their irrigation system starting next year. An amendment to the Nebraska Chemigation Act (adopted by the Legislature in April) allows the natural...

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The $346 billion U.S. animal agriculture industry is already paying the price for an unstable climate with more frequent and extreme weather events that are devastating to individual producers and influence...

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