Owners Start Anew after Losing Sale Barn in Feb. Blaze

Gothenburg Sale Barn Fire

In late February the Gothenburg Livestock Company was lost to a fire, now the owners arepicking up the pieces and starting over.

CusterEconomic Development (CEDC) happily announced the addition of Wendell and KathyBrott to their business community.

CEDC helpedto facilitate the transfer of the sale barn in Broken Bow into Brott'sownership. The Brott's previously owned and operated Gothenburg LivestockCompany before a fire took the property in recent months.

"Itis hard to express the depth of what a business like this means to the region,"said Melissa Garcia, CEDC President.

"Therehas been unbelievable support as we worked with the Brott Family. It is huge deal for our area producers aswell as the retail and service businesses located in town," she said.

TheBrott's Livestock Company will begin holding sales a week from Thursday.

Click 'here' for our previous coverage on the blaze that destroyed the Gothenburg sale barn.