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This is the time of year when fundraisers seem to be everywhere. Coming up with new ideas to raise money for various projects can be a challenge, but this year’s Gothenburg High School junior class has developed a doozy!

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Fall is just around the corner, and that means it is also the time of year when the drive for donations to the Chemo Comfort Tote project gets in full swing. While donations are accepted and encouraged year round, Mary Harbur explained that the push really comes in September and October.

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In June 2019, the City of Gothenburg, Gothenburg Health and Gothenburg Public Schools entered into an interlocal agreement to provide funding for a community engagement coordinator for the Gothenburg Early Childhood Learning Coalition (GECLC). That agreement is up for renewal, and was one of…

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Covid numbers are on the rise in our area, and the staff at Gothenburg Health is finding themselves in a position they hoped they would never again be in. Due to positivity rate increases in the community, Gothenburg Health Clinic has once again instituted a respiratory clinic - meaning pati…

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Today, Sept. 16, is the final day of the Farmer’s Market for the 2021 season - a year that brought about a significant change in the seasonal event. This year, the Gothenburg High School FFA chapter took over management of the vendor side of the market with plans to completely manage it next year.

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The glass vase toppled from the shelf above and shattered into the spaghetti cooking on the stove. Shards of glass everywhere. Dinner was no longer edible.

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Each year the Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has the difficult task of selecting someone from the community to serve as Grand Marshal for the Harvest Festival. This year the board has chosen Bruce and Lori Clymer for that honor - a couple who has dedicated many years to se…

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After a special meeting on Sept. 8 to approve a budget for the 2021-22 school year for publication, a public hearing on the proposed budget and tax request was held prior to the Gothenburg Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 13. Though several community members were present no public…

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Editor’s Note: Gothenburg is an evolving progressive community, and whether you are new to town or have lived here all your life we want to take the opportunity to introduce you to some of your community and civic leaders. This week we will meet three members of the administrative team of Go…

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It was a typical summer weekend for the Donner family. Load up the horses and tack in the trailer, pack up the kids and some food, and head out to the next rodeo. None of them could have imagined how dangerously close the next 48 hours would bring them to their lives being completely changed…

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September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month and Gothenburg Health’s Senior Life Solutions (SLS) program is working to raise awareness and educate the community on the risk factors and warning signs of suicide. Talk of suicide should never be dismissed. If you, or someone you…

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For generations the Sun Theatre has served as a gathering place and source of entertainment for families in Gothenburg and surrounding communities. The Sun Theatre is a community owned non-profit entity and every weekend is entirely staffed by volunteers.

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Editor’s Note: Gothenburg is an evolving progressive community, and whether you are new to town or have lived here all your life we want to take the opportunity to introduce you to some of your community and civic leaders. This week we will meet three members of the administrative team of Go…

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The 2021 Harvest Festival is just one week away - and with the opportunity to gather in person for all the events this year, everyone is excited. The Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce Special Events Committee has been busy for the past year planning and organizing a full slate of activities for…

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In a special meeting of the Gothenburg City Council held Tuesday, Aug. 31, the council approved the proposed 2021-22 city budget for publication and public hearing. The hearing on the proposed budget will be held Monday, Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall. The public will…

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Gothenburg Health is pleased to welcome Lacie Frazho, RN as the new Program Director at the Senior Life Solutions program. Lacie started in the new role in mid-May of 2021.

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Helene Keiser of Gothenburg was a multiple class winner at the 2021 Loup Valley Livestock Challenge. Keiser posted the fastest times in Pole Bending and Barrel Racing and also was the Reserve Champion in Western Horsemanship. Her awards were sponsored by Syngenta, Valent and Trotter’s Whoa &…

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The Gothenburg FFA is an agricultural science program with more than 250 active students and two teachers. This year’s teachers are Tim Negley, who has been with the district for eight years, and AnnaLisa Mosel, in her first year at GPS. Each year the chapter boasts well over 100 members and…

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When the call comes in that authorities have removed a child from their home because of alleged abuse or neglect, a dedicated group of volunteers serving Dawson and Gosper counties is at the ready. Court-appointed special advocates, or CASA volunteers as they are known, serve as the voice in…