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First benches arrive Tuesday

The first of what may be several benches and planters were installed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Superior. The benches were designed and constructed by Superior Industries. Some have been purchased...

Dane Edwards places in 4 events

Glen (Dane) Edwards, a 90-year-old Hardy area farmer, has been at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida this week representing Nebraska in the Senior Olympics. The games began last Tuesday and Edwards has earned medals in several events. Edwards was an...

Hill family issues rennovation challenge to complete tuck pointing

This week the committee working on restoration of The Superior Auditorium has formalized the details of the "Alumni and Friends Challenge" that is launching this month.  Julie (Hill) (SHS Class of...

Keno player win big in Lawrence

The game of Keno has been a feature in Dick’s Place in Lawrence for a number of years now. A number of people have won substantial amount of money, but nothing like what happened just recently in the establishment. Katie Davison of Hastings was...

Moving Day for house in Lawrence

"Moving Day . . ." Most often a moving day involves taking household goods and furniture out of one house and into another. Last week was a moving day for Pedro Conteras and family. Only this time...

Superior Class of 2022 earns scholastic honors

We are sorry but the information provided in the last issue of this newspaper with regard to the Superior High School Class of 2022 honor students was not correct. One student was included that should not have been and one student who should have...

Wagner, Rock Hills, named governor's Scholar

At the invitation of Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, Christian Wagner of Rock Hills High School, was selected to attend the 39th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 1, in Topeka. The...

North Central Kansas to be next BKRT Hosts

Marci Penner of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, said the 2023 Big Kansas Road Trip (CKRT) will take place in Jewell, Republic and Smith counties in North Central Kansas on May 4 through 7. The BKRT is a multi-day event that feels like a tri-county...

Board approves 5.9 % salary raise

County Board The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. All three commissioners were present. The board, after a presentation from Murphy Tractor and equipment, placed an order for a maintainer. The...

District Track fans scurry for cover as storm approaches

Superior Public Schools hosted the district track meet, Thursday. The weather forecast indicated strong thunderstorms might move through the area late in the afternoon, so officials started the...

Twelve Superior trackster qualify for state

There will be a sizeable contingent of Superior High School boys and girls track and field team members headed to the state championship meet being held at Omaha’s Harry A. Burke High School Friday and Saturday. Superior hosted the District C -7...

Avery Ostdiek places third in archery competition

Avery Ostdiek was one of the four Lawrence-Nelson students who made the trip to Louisville, Kentucky, for National Archery. Avery competed in four shoots total, NASP Target, NASP/IBO 3D, Centershot...

L-N boys golf off to state match

The Lawrence-Nelson boys golf team took to the Franklin Golf Course in Franklin Monday for the 18-hole Class D-1 state qualifying match. The Raiders came home with a second place play-off finish and three top 10 individual medals. Lawrence-Nelson...

Hayes places third at first heptathion

Trisha Hayes earned a third place all conference at the American Rivers Conference heptathion in DeBuque, Iowa, over the weekend. Hayes hit 3,564 points for her third place all conference ranking and...

SHS boys golf ends regular season play

The Superior High School boys golf team played their final regular season match at Thayer Central Invitational at the Fairbury Country Club last Wednesday. The match was moved to Fairbury as the Hebron course is not yet open for play. The Wildcats...

L-N track has state qualifiers

When the District D-6 boys and girls track and field meet at Sandy Creek ended Thursday, several members of the Lawrence-Nelson teams had secured a trip to the Harry A. Burke Stadium in Omaha for the state meet Friday and Saturday. The Raiders...

RHHS host NPL meet

Rock Hills High School hosted the Northern Plains League track meet at Mankato Thursday. The boys team was in sixth place with 37 points in the 13 team field of Osborne, Pike Valley, St. John’s, Tipton Catholic, Thunder Ridge, Lakeside, Tescott,...

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Is there an unforgivable sin? How can it be unforgivable if Christ died for all sin? (Part Two of Two) A:  As mentioned in a previous article, there are two cases in Scripture where the Bible states that an act will not be forgiven. The sin of...

Country Roads

It is beautiful, breathtaking and a sight to behold, all around these Country Roads. With the colder temperatures, high winds and dry weather behind us, spring finally takes the stage in all of its glory. Maybe this sounds wordy but how else can it...

Love my crazy life

What a week! After surviving graduation, George decided he needed some time off and scared us all half to death with a trip to the emergency room and an overnight stay at Mary Lanning. He is fine as frog hair now, but his blood pressure went...

Editor's Notebook

Been thinking about the upcoming Lady Vestey Victorian Festival and how to freshly retell the Evelyn Brodstone story on this, the 31st anniversary of the first festival. The festival founders hoped the annual celebration would help preserve the...

Puffs

OK folks, I know some of you getting closer to that retirement age of 62 or 67 or so, don’t like the jokes of joining AARP. Even some of you that have already reached that age, are not wild about AARP. So, last week I learned something new. I...

End of Era - Athens - Ionia alumni association

In 1950, the Athens Rural High School Alumni began to gather annually. The meeting was sometimes called the “Athens School Reunion” but whatever the name, the group met continually for 42 years. At the 1992 meeting, faced with dwindling...

Carol Jane Billen

Carol Jane Billen (Thompson) was born in Mankato, Kan., on Oct. 1, 1941, to Lawrence and Juanita Thompson. She was raised in the heartland farming community of Mankato until 1963, when she met her...

Arlene Svoboda Obituary

Funeral services for life-long Lawrence area resident, Arlene Josephine Philomene Svoboda were held Friday, May 13, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lawrence. The services included the Mass of the Resurrection offered by the Rev. Father...

Ella Rafferty

Ella Rae Rafferty, 95, a long time Jewell County resident, died May 16, 2022 at Beloit. Services are pending at this...

Jon Stratman

Jon K. Stratman was born Oct. 21, 1955, in Superior, to Dale and Bernice Stratman. He died May 13 in his home at Columbia, Tenn. He was raised in the communities of Hardy and Fairfield, Inurnment will be at a later date in Fairview Cemetery, near...

Project leader helps 4-H youth succeed alongside their dogs

Dogs make great pets, companions and 4-H projects. Kelli Burrus, Post Rock District 4-H dog project leader, volunteers to teach dog care and training because she thrives on seeing youth find...

Annual Post Rock Extension District Wheat Tour

Thanks to “Mother Nature” for the moisture, the wheat crop continues to develop! The “in-person” 2022 KSU-Post Rock Extension District Wheat Plot Tours, Thursday, May 26, will view more than 25 varieties in each of the wheat plots with four...

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