Pancake feed first of several fundraisers for Gordon teen burned in explosion

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By Jordan Huether

A pancake feed was held Saturday, July 15, to help raise money to cover medical expenses for Faith Brehmer of Rushville and Mitchell Howe of Gordon. Howe, 17, was recently injured while cutting open a barrel with a grinder. A spark from the grinder ignited residual gas fumes, causing the barrel to

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Toczek rear ended by drunk driver while riding motorcycle

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By Jordan Huether

A Martin, S.D. native with ties to Gordon has been in the ICU since being rear-ended by a drunk driver while riding his motorcycle near Sundance, Wyo., Saturday, July 8. Delmar DJ Toczek, 26, of New Underwood, S.D., was riding his motorcycle, traveling east on Interstate 90 in Wyoming, when a truck

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Greenamyre travels 400 mi. in Tractor Relay Across Nebraska

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By Lauren Brant

Gordon Greenamyre set out on an eight day journey across the state during the 2017 Tractor Relay Across Nebraska, which was recognized as a 150 Nebraska event. The relay started June 3 in Holyoke, Colo., and stopped in Plattsmouth, Neb., on June 11.

Greenamyre, age 89, is a member of the Highway 20

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Mann first member of OCC Advisory Committee from rural America

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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has named three new members to its Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC), including Valerie Mann of Gordon – the first person from rural America ever named to the committee.

Mann, the Executive Vice President of First National Bank of Gordon, was named to the committee after one of her loans resulted in the creation

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Highway 87 rollover accident fatality

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By Lauren Brant

On Sunday, July 2 the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 4:40 a.m. about a single-vehicle rollover accident on Highway 87.

According to the police report, Troylin Kay Pourier, of Pine Ridge, S.D., was traveling on Highway 87 approximately 12 mi. north of Highway 20 or about 7

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Gov. Ricketts relieves State Patrol Col. Rice

By Lauren Brant

On Friday, June 30 Gov. Pete Ricketts announced that he relieved Nebraska State Patrol Superintendent Col. Brad Rice based on a review of the Nebraska State Patrol’s use of force investigations by Ricketts’ Chief Human Resources Officer Jason Jackson.

“This review found interference into the internal investigation process of the State Patrol and violations of internal policies among other concerning issues at the highest levels of the agency’s

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Ganshert retires from Air Force after 24 years

The 357th hangar, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tuscon, Ariz. was the setting for the retirement ceremony for Master Sergeant Eric W. Ganshert on June 16, 2017. An A-10 (warthog) served as a backdrop. Retired Major Christoper Ganshert (his brother) conducted the ceremony. MSGT Ganshert served in the USAF for 24 years being stationed at Lakeland AFB, Texas, Sheppard AFB, Texas, Cannon AFB, N.M., Eielson AFB, Alaska, Pope AFB, N.C., Osan AB, Korea and Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. During his career he

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Rushville teen returns home after rollover accident

By Lauren Brant

On Sunday, June 18 family and friends learned that Faith and Jayla Brehmer of Rushville were in a single vehicle rollover accident and Faith was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The sisters were traveling to Angostura Lake, south of Hot Springs, S.D.

According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on Sunday at 12:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 18 at mile marker 57, five miles north of Oelrichs, S.D. They were in a 2005 Hummer H2 traveling

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Nebraska Baseball Academy Held In Rushville

By Berklie Haag

On Monday, June 26, a beautiful day to play ball, the Nebraska Baseball Academy traveled to the Historic Modisett Ball Park in Rushville to host a one day camp. 

Six members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Husker Baseball Team, both players and coaching staff, helped teach and perfect all areas of baseball to 67 youth from Sheridan County and surrounding areas. Kids, ranging in age from 7-18 years old, traveled from all around to participate in the camp. Various

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