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Superior Support Certificates Sold Out

Wow, members of the Greater Superior Community are both supportive of their town but also able to see a good deal when one is presented. The Superior Support Certificates sold out in only two days. This appears to be a record among the communities...

Nuckolls County Primary Election Results

For the unofficial 2020 primary election results for Nuckolls and many other Nebraska counties go to: htt...  Website

Million dollar rain soaks local area, some areas receive a toad strangler

This year the COVID pandemic brought many changes to the Memorial Day Weekend schedule we were accustomed to. There were some family gatherings but not as many as in past years. Superior and the surrounding communities were strangely quiet...

JC Lockdown rules relax, move to phase 2

Governor Kelly’s Executive Order No. 20-34 implementing Phase 2 of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen KANSAS” became effective Friday morning at 12 a.m. This order increases the mass gathering limit to 15. The highlights of the changes from Phase...

Lightning protection scam targets Jewell County residents

The Jewell County Sheriff’s office is investigating an apparent scam in the county. A group of three to five men from Nebraska appear to be targeting elderly residents in Jewell County claiming to be “Lightning Protection Specialists” out of...

Flags were not held hostage in Mankato

Because of the Coronavirus, Mankato Patriots were not held hostage. The city employees of Mankato displayed the Stars and stripes on Commercial Street. The women of the VFW Auxiliary Post 7830 and the Jewell County 4-H Club placed smaller flags at...

Little Blue River sent flood waters downstream over the weekend

Heavy rains west of Nuckolls County on the Little Blue River sent flood waters downstream over the weekend. Above, Jim Bolte, Nuckolls County Road Department superintendent, watches for the Shuck...

Storm Clouds Saturday night

On the way home from my parents’ house Saturday night, this cloud caught my eye. Photo by Carrie...

Multi-mini-tornadoes were reported in Northeastern part of Nuckolls County

Several land spout cloud (similer to a mini-tornado) were observed in Nuckolls County area Sunday evening. One reached the ground east of Sedan elevator, and over turned Union Pacific railroad cars...

Oxbow Hotel Flags

1,020 U.S. Flags caught the attention of those who drove by the Oxbow Hotel in Nelson over the weekend. Each flag represents a U.S. veteran buried in a...

35th Kansas 8 Man All Star games cancelled at Beloit

The 35th Annual Kansas 8 Man All Star Football games scheduled for Saturday, June 13, have been cancelled. Rock Hills High School was to have two participants- Rylee Whelchel and Colby Hamel. Rylee Whelchel, Mankato, was selected for the Division...

Editor's Notebook

Amazing the way some things grow and others shrink. While preparing copy for this week’s Nuckolls County Locomotive-Gazette, I read about the sale of the Mt. Clare pool hall. It’s been a long time since there were enough people in the Mt. Clare...

Country Roads

As people prepared for their Memorial Weekend cook outs shopping for steaks, ground beef and ribs to BBQ, they found out beef was either in short supply or had almost doubled in price. Some shoppers found the meat shelves almost empty and asked the...

Jewell County's first high school commencement held in 1887

This issue of the Jewell County Record is generally full of the news of graduations, alumni events and Memorial Day ceremonies. This year it is not the case. In honor of graduates, commencements, alumni and Jewell’s Sesquicentennial here is an...

Barbara Coppedge

Barbara Jean Coppedge, 76, daughter of Donald and Angela Hamilton, was born Sept. 30, 1943, at Red Cloud. She died May 16, at Parkview Haven Nursing Home, Deshler. Barbara graduated from Edgar High School with the Class of 1961. She worked many...

Gilbert Wilton

Gilbert Lee Wilton, 84, died May 17, at Denver, Colo. He was born Sept. 10, 1935, at Superior, to Ila and Clarence Wilton. Gib was born and raised in Superior, where he farmed alongside his family....

Karen McIntyre

Karen F. Thompson McIntyre was born Feb. 6, 1939, in Lakin, Kan., to Leonard and Kathryn (Davis) Thompson. She died May 19, 2020. Karen grew up on the family farm at Ulysses, Kan., and also lived in...

Dean Fullerton

Dean E. “Bubby” Fullerton, 68, of Mankato, died Wednesday, May 20, at the Republic County Hospital. He was born on May 6, 1952, in Concordia, to William and Ruby (Hancock) Fullerton. Dean was a graduate of Mankato High School Class of 1970. He...

Judy Mauler

Judy Ann Mauler, daughter of Glenn L. and Dora M. (Knigge) Hiatt, was born Nov. 18, 1948, at Superior. She died May 14, at the Franklin Care Home, Franklin, Neb. She was raised in the Superior community and attended the public schools. Judy had...

Marcella Ost

Marcella Joy (Matousek) Ost, 92, was born July 16, 1927, on the family farm near Esbon, Kan., to John and Hattie (Hajny) Matousek. She died Friday, May 22, 2020, at Hilltop Lodge Nursing Home at...

Carolyn Frankamp

Carolyn Dee Frankamp was born on April 30, 1945, in Northbranch, Kansas, the daughter of Eldon D. and Carol R. (Gleason) Pugh, and died at her home in Belleville on May 24. Carolyn grew up in...

Ocie Miller

Ocie Miller, 98, of Glasco, Kan., diedTuesday, May 19, in Merriam, Kan. She was born on Nov. 16, 1921, to Ole and Bessie Lovseth on the family farm near Randall, Kansas. She married John Miller in November of 1946. Ocie was a homemaker most of her...

Duane Schroeder

Duane J. Schroeder, 84, died May 18, at his home at Ruskin. He was born in Wynot, Neb., on April 13, 1936, to Ignatious (Iggy) and Ida (Pinkleman) Schroeder. Following graduation from Wynot High...

Audyne Delka

Audyne Delka died May 18. She was born Oct. 26, 1938, and was the wife of Neil Delka. Services are pending. Burial will be in Bostwick Cemetery. Megrue-Price Funeral Home will be in charge of her...

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