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Barn painting rescued from Colorado antique shop

About a month ago Neil Bouray received a call from a friend in Colorado who happened upon a painting in an antique shop that caught his eye and wondered if Neil would be interested in having it. The...

Carmen stepping back after 48 years on main street

In 1959, Carmen and Gene Bruening, along with their two little girls, moved to Superior. Gene was hired by the Superior Schools to teach industrial arts and coach various sports. Carmen stayed home...

Superior schools welcomed 10 new teachers

Superior schools welcomed 10 new teachers to the campus for the 2022-2023 school...

Jail comes downbeat stories remain

The stories the building could tell. While the physical entity of the Nuckolls County Jail will soon be but a memory, some of the tales associated with the structure will linger on far into the...

Re-enactment Day was well attended

The numbers are still being calculated for the Oregon Trail Re-enactment Day at Oak. Four re-enactment tours were held. The Eubank presentation was a popular event. Gina Rhoads and Cindy Pierce (great-great granddaughters of Lucinda Eubank)...

County board approves purchase of ballistic shields

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson, Monday. All three commissioners were present. The board approved an expenditure of up to $30,000 for the HSeriff’s departmenet to purchase ballistic shields and...

Permission granted for wrap around benches, planters

Supporters of the Superior Community have an opportunity to join with the Superior 3000 Foundation in a project to improve and beautify the downtown business district. Earlier this year the...

School board hires personnel

President Kenny Mizner called the regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order Monday, Aug. 8. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Marc Grout, Bobi Fogo, Justin Angleton, Brandon Hollerich, Wayne Frost, Brenden Wirth, Rex Boley,...

Mankato City Council met Aug. 2

The regular meeting of the Mankato City Council was called to order by Mayor Justin Schoonover Aug. 2. Councilmen present were: Kevin Ost, George Hennion, Rodney Payne and Lyle Dauner. Councilman Becker was absent. Also present were Darrell Miller,...

Commissioners answer home health services question

The Jewell County Commissioners met Aug. 1. Commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, also attended the meeting. John Ross requested more information on the home health services. The...

One week left of Nelson couples' golf

It was just a little cooler Friday evening and a lot less humid when these ‘die-hard’ golfers teed off at the Elk Creek Country Club in Nelson. The golfers could choose only three clubs and golf their whole round.  The consensus was,...

SHS golf, volleyball and football teams open season this week

SHS volleyball team scrimmage today The Superior High School volleyball team will hold a pre-season scrimmage at the high school gymnasium today (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. The team will host...

Editor's Notebook

From our vantage point it appears efforts to control property taxes and hold down governmental subdivision taxing are having the opposite effect. In recent days this writer received multiple envelopes from Jewell County each containing at least two...

Country Roads

We country folks don’t seem to have much trouble in locating our country destinations but for our urban guests, they often have problems. I understand why. The urban travelers are used to street signs and house numbers. It wasn’t until a few...

Love my crazy life

I’ve been having lots of “feelings” lately, and I don’t like it one bit! Feeling number one, sadness. Today I pulled the plug on summer. I don’t know why, but that’s how I feel every time I drain the pool. This year felt different,...

Puffs

I enjoy passing along little bits of information I find interesting and hope someone else does as well. Reading the Sunday paper of the Lincoln Journal-Star, I read a story about the city of Omaha using “goats” to clear an area near the...

Gerlach (98) receives WWII awards at Cowles

Wayne Gerlach, 98, a resident of Cowles, Neb., was honored last Monday night at the Cowles American Legion 116 meeting. Attending were members of the Cowles Legion, Wayne's family and friends....

Sixteen High Schools have served Jewell County youth (Salem pehaps the less well-known)

To date, there are thought to have been a total of 16 high schools which provided education for students in Jewell County. Of course, not all were in existence at the same time. But spanning Jewell...

Fern Elaine Schoof

Fern Schoof was born the fourth of five children to William and Maggie (Pederson) Brandt, at Nora, on Nov. 2, 1928. She died July 19, at Parkview Haven Nursing Home in Deshler. Fern was raised on the farm around Hardy and Ruskin.  She attended...

Jenelle Bohling

Jenelle Lin Bohling, the daughter of H. Laverne and Loyce (Mills) Warren, was born on April 28, 1967, at Brodstone Memorial Hospital in Superior. She died Aug. 12, 2022, at her home north of Byron,...

Helen M. Kathman

Hastings resident Helen M. Kathman, 88, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society's Grand Island Village. Rosary was at 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 14, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of...

Don Walter Holloway

Don Walter Holloway, the eldest child of Walter and Erma Collie Holloway, was born in Jewell County, Kansas on June 8, 1932. He died on May 25, 2022, in Round Rock, Texas from pancreatic and liver cancer. Don’s early school experiences were in...

Eugene Himmelberg

Eugene D. (Gene) Himmelberg, 56, from Lawrence, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings after a long, courageous battle with cancer. A rosary was prayed at 7:30 p.m., on...

Larry Shaw

Larry L. Shaw died Monday, July 25,at his home in rural Nuckolls County. Larry was born on Sept. 21,1949, in Davenport to Ward L. and Betty L (Dunkle) Shaw. Larry graduated from Edgar High School in 1967 and then attended Hastings Technical...

John Brooks

John Neal Brooks, 90, of Cameron, died July 27, 2022. John was born Sept. 7, 1931, to Henry and Erma Brooks in Guide Rock. John was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War. He was stationed at the Bering Sea Post. He...

Darlyne Standley

Darlyne Standley, 100, died Aug. 10, at her farm near Courtland. She was born on June 16, 1922, in Republic County, the daughter of Darrell George Standley and Eda (Sallman) Standley.  She was a lifelong resident of the rural Courtland area,...

Donald Jones

Donald L. Jones, 89, the son of Lawrence and Edna (Ferieo) Jones, was born Feb. 28, 1933, in Jewell County. He died July 29, at the Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings. Don was a lifelong resident of the area. He grew up in Jewell County and...

James E. Haskins

James E. Haskins, 64, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 at the Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kan. He was born on May 1, 1958, in Concordia, Kan., to Eugene and Lois June (Young) Haskins. On Nov. 14,...

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