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Man charged after Jewell stabbing

At 1:19 Saturday morning officers with the Jewell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call telling of a stabbing victim in Jewell. Officers arrived in Jewell to find a man with a single knife wound to his chest. The victim was transported...

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Jensen has been playing guitar since age 9

Tom Jensen acquired an abiding love of music as a young child growing up in Oak and Nelson. He was raised in a home which was filled with music. His mother was an accomplished pianist with a liking...

Superior planning to hold Victorian festival

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, it’s time to look forward to Superior’s Lady Vestey Victorian festival. The annual event was cancelled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event returns this year. Area residents and businesses...

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Nuckolls Co. seniors graduate Saturday

Superior High School will graduate its 134th class Saturday, in the high school gymnasium. The ceremony for the 25 seniors is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Each graduate is allowed to have 10 guests...

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Volunteers contribute $55,000 to hospital

Nifty Thrifty made a generous donation of $55,000 to the Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation in August of 2020. The Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation recently used these funds to purchase new...

Nuckolls Co. goes 14 days without a new COVID case

Monday night, Michele Bever, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) director, reported 24 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the prior seven days (April 27-May 3), bringing the cumulative number of cases in the four-county health district...

Board pondering salary raises for county employees

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting, Monday, at the county courthouse in Nelson. All three commissioners were present. The board worked through a light agenda. Jim Bolte, road department foreman,...

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Pope Francis appoints new Bishop for Colorado Springs; has ties to local area

Colorado Springs, Colo: Pope Francis named Father James Golka, a priest of the Diocese of Grand Island, Neb., as the third Bishop of Colorado Springs on last Friday. Bishop-elect Golka has served as...

JC Commissioners finalize April business

The Jewell County commissioners met last Monday with commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk present. The following were present for the office head meeting: Nora Rhoades, Post Rock Extension director;...

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Sunflowers are popping up in Burr Oak

Sunflowers are popping up everywhere in Burr Oak these days. In fact there are 150, one of a kind, primitive art created sunflowers up and down the main street of Burr Oak. All the sunflowers were...

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Emma Epley sets new school record in hurdles

Another Track Meet . . . another School Record . . . As we mentioned last week, those records are made to be broken, and that is what Emma Epley did Saturday at the Twin Valley Conference Track Meet...

L-N golf at St. Cecilia Invite at Hastings

The Lawrence-Nelson High School golf team played at Thursday’s Hastings St. Cecilia Invitational at the Southern Hills Golf Course at Hastings.The Raiders finished in 11th place in the 15 team field with a team score of 432. Grand Island Central...

L-N golf at Blue Hill Invite at Red Cloud

The Lawrence-Nelson High School golf team took part in the Blue Hill Invitational Cyndi Pell Scramble at the Red Cloud Golf Course last Tuesday. The Raiders finished in third place, with a team score of 283, in the six team field of Red Cloud,...

L-N track at meet in Red Cloud

The Lawrence-Nelson High School boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Twin Valley Conference meet staged at Red Cloud High School Saturday. The boys team finished in third place, with 60.33 points in the nine team field. The girls...

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RHHS golf team hosts Invite

The Rock Hills High School golf team hosted the Rock Hills Invitational at the Mankato Country Club sand greens course last Tuesday. The Grizzlies finished in fifth place, with a team score of 381,...

SHS golf team at St. Cecilia Invite

The Superior High School golf team took to the Southern Hills Golf Course in Hastings, Thursday, for the Hastings St. Cecilia Invitational. The Wildcats finished in 15th place in the 15 team field with a team score of 490. The four lowest...

RHHS track at Beloit Relays Friday

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams visited Beloit Friday to compete at the Beloit Relays. The Boys team finished in 12th place, with 19 points, in the 19 team field. The girls were in 13th place, with 18 points. Schools...

SHS golf plays at Blue Hill Invite

The Superior High School golf team played the Blue Hill Invitational Cyndi Pell Scramble at the Red Cloud Golf Course lastTuesday. Superior finished in fifth place in the six team field. Other teams competing were Blue Hill, Lawrence-Nelson,...

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Why would a good God allow demons to exist? A: Let me begin with some background. For those who don’t know, the Bible tells us that there are a multitude of spiritual beings called angels who...

Country Roads

Though mothers are thought of and remembered all year through, Mother’s Day is a special time to be thinking of her. Though my mother and both of my mother-in-laws, whom I had been blessed, are no longer with us, their love and devotion to their...

Puffs

I have a sister-in-law from Chicago who expressed her surprise at the length, depth, and extent Nebraskans discuss current weather conditions. On one of her first visits to the Lawrence area she was blessed with a rain. After being out and visiting...

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A prominent JC landmark

Mount Carmel, located on and around the intersection of 60 Road and E Road in Erving Township, is a prominent landmark in the area. Erving Township is the southwestern most township in Jewell County....

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Delvin Moeller

Delvin Dean Moeller, 86, the son of William and Leona (Rogge) Moeller, was born on Sept. 1, 1934 in Republic County, Kansas. He died April 27, 2021. Delvin was a lifelong member of St. Peter Lutheran...

Editor's Notebook

What do I write about this week? When Saturday’s New York Times arrived in my mail box on Monday morning, I thought I might have an idea. I struggled the rest of Monday and part of Tuesday trying to get the words to flow but they never came. That...

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Dale Mueller

Hastings resident Dale Edward Mueller, 86, died Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Mary Lanning Health- care, Hastings. His funeral was at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 4, at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in...

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Naomi Storsteen

Naomi "Tommie" Esther Storsteen died April 25. She was born March 25, 1925, in Nuckolls County, and grad- uated from Superior High School in May of 1942. Naomi next attended nursing school in Omaha,...

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Don Anderson

Don W. Anderson, 86, of Mankato died Tuesday, April 27, at the Jewell County Hospital. He was born on Feb. 14, 1935, in Manhattan, Kan., to Lewis and Tracy (Johnson) Anderson. He was a 1952 graduate...

Karol Bonicamp

Karol Lynn Bonicamp, daughter of Dale and Treva Mahaffy of Mankato, Kan., was born in Beloit, on Oct. 15, 1942. She died at the Collier Hospice in Wheat Ridge, Colo., on April 18, after a long illness. After graduating from Mankato High School,...

Marcus Skinner

Marcus L. Skinner died April 6, 2021, at his home near Edgar. He was born April 9, 1955, in Superior and was the eldest child of Morris and Joan (Johnston) Skinner. Marc was later adopted by Jack Skinner. The family lived on a farm in the Edgar...

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Ralph Baker

Ralph "Bud" Baker was born in Oak, Neb., on Sept. 30, 1924, to Ralph and Lillie Baker. He had four sisters, Betty, Hazel, Ilamae and Sandra; and four brothers, Robert, Fred, Stanley and Roger. After...

Eugene Boner

Eugene Harold Bonerwas born Nov. 20,1943, to Harold and Verla (Gouldie) Boner in Red Cloud. Although a farming accident unexpectedly took his life on April 29, Gene was doing what he loved. Gene resided in Line Precinct all of his life and attended...

Don Nickerson

Don A. Nickersonwas born Dec. 3, 1943, in Belleville, to Donald O. and Lorene A. (Macy) Nickerson. After graduating high school in 1961, Don joined the U. S. Navy. During his 20 year career, Don served as a combat medic in Vietnam and ended as a...

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