Liseberg to rebuild Oceana Water Park after devastating fire
A major fire broke out on February 12, 2024, at Liseberg Oceana Waterworld, the new water park that Liseberg is building in Gothenburg. The fire originated at one of the water attractions outside the building and then spread throughout the building. At a specially convened meeting on February 16, 2024,...
Nebraska deputy recovers post dog attack during felony arrest, offending husky quarantined
FRONTIER COUNTY, Neb. — A deputy has been treated and released, while a dog remains quarantined at a local veterinary clinic following a dog biting incident Friday in Curtis. The Frontier County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a residence in the 300 block of East Fifth Street to...
End of Season, and Career, for Two GHS Wrestlers
The 2023-24 high school wrestling season came to a close this past weekend with the Nebraska State High School Wrestling Championships in Omaha. Gothenburg had two members of the men’s wrestling team qualify for the state tournament, and for both, it was their final match for the Swedes. Kade...
Breaking the Mold: Negley Makes History
When Title IX was signed into law in 1972, and compliance became mandatory in 1978, the general outlook on sports at the high school level changed so that girls would be afforded the same opportunities as boy athletes. The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) board of directors voted unanimously to sanction girls wrestling as an official high school sport for the 2021-22 season. Since then the program has become wildly popular and each year additional schools are adding the sport to their activities.
Superintendent Jonas Presents New Staff Members to Board
The Gothenburg school board met on Monday, Feb. 12, with one of the main discussion topics being personnel. Superintendent Dr. Allison Jonas was pleased to present six new staff members for board approval for the 2024-25 school year. Before introducing the new staff members Dr. Jonas announced the impending retirement...
Nebraskans Show Support for Little Eagle Early Learning Center
Since the announcement of Brady’s new preschool, the Little Eagle Early Learning Center, people from both inside and outside of Brady have been showing their support. One such person is Bernice Mason of York. Mason is the 103-year-old grandmother of Superintendent Ann Foster. She spent four years of her...
North Platte development increases historical importance
One local historian believes that some of the development currently occurring within Lincoln County has the potential to raise its level of historical importance.
North Platte Noon Rotary donates to Operation Christmas Card
The Lincoln County-based program began nearly ten years ago when the mother of a deployed service member sent a care package to her deployed son and is now sending hundreds of care packages and cards each year.
Emerald Ash Borer located in Lincoln County
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The North Platte Tree Board has reported that Emerald Ash Borer has been found within Lincoln County. According to a release from the North Platte Tree Board, Emerald Ash Border has been spotted in North Platte. Emerald Ash Borer can affect green, white, black and blue ash trees.
Lady Eagles Split Games at Subdistricts
The Brady Lady Eagles started the end of their season with sub-districts last week and split the games, bringing home both a win and a loss. Their first sub-district game was against the Southwest Roughriders on Feb. 13, and the girls couldn’t have been more pleased with how it played out.
Swedes Come Out on Top in Hard-Fought Battle
Gothenburg came in on a three-game streak of home wins, while Ogallala was on a 17-game streak of away wins (dating back to last season): one of those streaks had to come to an end last Friday as the Swedes took on the Indians at home. The game would prove these two teams were about as evenly matched as teams could get.
Lincoln County Commissioners discuss technology upgrades and employee manual
County and district court representatives brought a courtroom technology upgrade project to the commissioners to discuss.
Lady Swedes Avenge Loss to Advance to District Final
Last week, the Lady Swedes had two successful sub-district games to lead them into a district final match for a chance to qualify for the state tournament. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Swedes faced the Cozad Haymakers at home in their first round of sub-districts. Throughout the game, the Swedes did a great job at playing with intensity, despite having already won against the Haymakers once previously this season.
Lambing and Kidding Conference in Curtis: March 16, 2024
Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers Association and Nebraska Extension are holding a Lambing and Kidding Conference in Curtis Nebraska at the NCTA Livestock Training Center on March 16, 2024. The program will start with registration at 9:00 am followed by a lambing facility tour. The cost to attend is $20...
Maywood Hayes Center takes down Hi-Line to advance to D1-11 sub-district final
Maywood Hayes Center triumphs in the D1-11 sub-district semi-final, outplaying Hi-Line with a decisive 66-22 victory. Key players include Kelsey Cox with a standout triple and the Stangle siblings' impressive teamwork, propelling MHC to the final.
McCook Girls Basketball Qualify for District Final
McCook Girls Basketball team will travel to Omaha on Saturday to take on Omaha Skutt Catholic for the Class B District Final. McCook with a win would then qualify to the Girls State Basketball Tournament. If McCook were to lose then their season would end. Tip-off from Omaha is set for 3:00 pm coverage can be heard on 93.9 The Zone and online 939thezone.com.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.84 and $2.99 in Gothenburg as of 2024-02-20. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.
Gothenburg Public Schools Seeking New Ag Education Teacher for 2024-2025 School Year
Gothenburg Public Schools is looking for a new member to join their Ag Education team. The selected candidate will work in a two-person team, supporting the FFA program and Agriculture Education initiative. The school's approach is to empower students through practical learning and service.
Ogallala, February 20 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Gothenburg High School basketball team will have a game with Cozad High School on February 20, 2024, 19:30:00 CST.