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Peterson brings directing debut home The crack of a walkie-talkie startles a blue heron fishing in the shallows. “Quiet on the set,” requests the assistant director. Film crew members and support staff fall silent. Only the lap of waves hitting the sides of boats and the screech of a red-tailed hawk can be heard. Read the Full Story
Raise a glass Brady man and his dad realize dream with Lazy RW Distillery.   This isn’t some crazy hillbilly whiskey mixed up in a hideout and illegally distilled under the guise of darkness. It’s not prohibition-style moonshine either, although it is based on Uncle Carl’s recipe from the 1920s.   Read the Full Story
Safety at crosswalk NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS: District 20 students, parents and others encountered new traffic patterns while dropping off and picking up students on the first day of school last Wednesday. Local police officers were on hand to help direct motorists and others and police chief Randy Olson noted that the day “went pretty well.” Read the Full Story
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Local News

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Taking care of America’s elderly may not be a priority

By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service During a recent visit to Copenhagen, I squeezed in a visit with city officials to learn more about the Danish health system particularly the country’s...

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AREA NEWS DIGEST

Taken from the news columns of area newspapers. 100th Meridian Revival brings 125 runners COZAD—Over 125 competitors recently ran through heat and humidity for a great cause during the C.E.B. Memorial...

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Peterson brings directing debut home

The crack of a walkie-talkie startles a blue heron fishing in the shallows. “Quiet on the set,” requests the assistant director. Film crew members and support staff fall silent. Only the...

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Raise a glass

Brady man and his dad realize dream with Lazy RW Distillery.

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Opinions

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If only it was still legible

Is it just me or has the computer age completely ruined everyone’s handwriting? I used to have pretty legible penmanship that closely followed the Palmer Method of cursive that Mrs. Reiber and Mrs....

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Goodbye to cabin in woods

My grandmother’s ghost is here. I can feel her as she floats above the North Fork Big Thompson River rushing below and as she soars above the towering spruces in the glow of the full moon. This...

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A little front porch sittin’

Front porches were a necessary extension of homes in the days before air conditioning. Many people screened in the area and used the space for sleeping during the summer, taking advantage of the cool...

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Sports

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New cast of GHS players take the football stage

While a bit of ownership carries through from year to year in high school sports, each new season brings an unwritten story line. Gothenburg football coach Craig Haake says he looks forward to the script...

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It was one step backward and two steps forward for the Gothenburg softball team Saturday at the Lexington Invitational. The Swedes suffered the program’s first loss ever to Southern Valley in the...

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Chad Messersmith has found the winning combination three years straight at the GFPC-NSG golf tournament at Wild Horse Golf Club. Messersmith’s team took top honors for the third year in a row. Messersmith,...

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Coaches remain confident after 15-4 loss to McCook

Confidence is not usually something that arises from a 15-4 loss, however that’s what Swede softball coach Roger Neujahr took from a season-opening setback Friday from McCook. “We got beat...

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Brady Happenings

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Brady’s enrollment down 17

There’s no need for alarm—yet. Early enrollment figures for Brady Public Schools show the district has 17 fewer students than it did at this time last year. The 188 total includes 82 in grades...

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Eagle football looks to repeat last year’s success

Coming off one of the best seasons in history for Brady football in 2014, coach Andy Seamann has extremely high hopes for this year’s Eagle squad, tempered with a tiny bit of uncertainty. The Eagles...

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Agribusiness

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A recent immersion course provided 10 farmers from around the country the chance to see and evaluate the work of the soy checkoff. This course, the United Soybean Board’s (USB’s) See for Yourself...

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The Nebraska Public Service Commission reminded grain dealers and producers that changes to the Grain Dealer Act become effective Aug. 30. In May, the Legislature passed LB183 modifying certain portions...

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Nebraska’s farm real estate value, a measurement of the value of all land and buildings on farms, decreased from 2014, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farm real...

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