Gordon-Rushville’s Theater Department proudly presents “Grease”

By Scott Bidroski

The Gordon-Rushville Theater Department will perform the production of “Grease” this upcoming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

All four performances will take place at the Historic Plains Theatre in Rushville, Neb. The first performance will be on Friday, April 30 at 7 p.m. That will be followed by two performances on Saturday , May 1 at 2 & 7 p.m. The finale will be a matinee performance on Sunday, May 2 at 2 p.m.

The general public is welcomed and encouraged

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Robotics teams from Sheridan County compete in virtual Tech Challenge

Two Robotics teams from Sheridan County competed in the virtual FIRST Tech Challenge competition on Saturday, April 17.

In the FIRST Tech Challenge teams are required to build a robot and perform tasks that in turn score points. The tasks range from shooting objects, moving objects, and much more.

The teams are also required to create and present an engineering notebook to the judges.

G-R Overdrive, a 4-H based team from Gordon, and Mike’s Dream, a community based team from Hay

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Sandry Fire Supply provides training for local Fire Departments

By Scott Bidroski

Over thirty men and women from the Gordon, Rushville, Hay Springs, and Merriman Fire Departments participated in a four-hour training this past Saturday, April 17 in Gordon.

The training focused on utilizing tools for usage in the event of an automobile accident. The training was headed by expert Bob Sandry, of Sandry Fire Supply, who demonstrated to the participants the correct technique for efficient use of the tools. Some tools that were highlighted the local departments

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April is Occupational Therapy Month; Meet your OT, Erin Sandoz

By Scott Bidroski

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has declared the month of April as Occupational Therapy Month. And at Gordon Memorial Hospital (GMH), a familiar face fills the role of Occupational Therapist.

Erin (Kruger) Sandoz, a 2013 graduate of Gordon-Rushville High School, is your local choice for Occupational Therapy in Sheridan County.

Sandoz, along with her husband Thomas and daughter Hallie, have set up shop here in Sheridan County, a place where Sandoz is all

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Feddersen Family Purchases Sandage Feeds

By Scott Bidroski

After 38 years of ownership under Gordon resident Diane Sandage, Sandage Feeds will make the transition to a new chapter.

As of March 1, the Feddersen family from Rushville has purchased the feed business from Sandage. A new name is coming soon, once all the legal hoops have been jumped through.

The Feddersen’s ranch near Rushville along with being partners in an AI Business with Judd Hoos. So cattle is not only a business to them, it’s a way of life.

“I

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Senators Sasse and Fischer Nominate Bourne for the Air Force Academy

By Scott Bidroski

For Gordon-Rushville High School senior Alliah Bourne, her plans for the future are set in motion.

Bourne was selected as a Military Academy Nomination for Class of 2025 by both Nebraska State Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse earlier this year. She received her letter of acceptance this past week to make it official.

“It is my pleasure to nominate this impressive group of Nebraska students for our nation’s prestigious military academies. All of these students

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Mustang Wrestlers Take the Mat in Omaha; Freeseman Brings Home Some Hardware

By Scott Bidroski

The 2020-21 season for the Gordon-Rushville wrestling team culminated this past weekend with a trip to the NSAA State Wrestling Championships held at the CHI Center in Omaha.

Five Mustang wrestlers qualified for the tournament, the most for the program since 2010.

Here is a recap of the action for the Mustang wrestlers.

Freshman Tucker Banister Banister took the mat in the 120 weight class. His first bout was against Lance Olberding from Fort Calhoun who was a returning

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Craven Feed begins a new chapter for Gordon business

By Scott Bidroski

Some familiar faces around Sheridan County have began a new venture.

Kent and Kayti Schwarting have purchased the former Otte Feeds and hope to continue the long standing tradition of fulfilling the feed needs for local producers.

The building that sits on the south edge of Gordon has housed a feed store since Marv and Naomi Businger founded Businger Feeds. It was then purchased in 2006 and renamed to Otte Feeds. The Schwartings purchased the business on February 10

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Johndreau’s to bring dentistry back to Rushville

By Scott Bidroski

When Horizon West Dental consolidated the Rushville and Crawford location at the beginning of 2021, it created a void in the Sheridan County community. But that void seems to be short-lived.

Building owners Chuck and Janet Hinn and Shirley Wiles have reached a preliminary agreement with Sheridan County native Stephen Johndreau, his wife Melissa, and their family to bring back dentistry to the Rushville location.

The only catch; Johndreau is obligated to the United States

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