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Superior adds 33 acres to Kottmeyer Business Park

Action formalized this week by the Superior City Council more than doubled the size of the Kottmeyer Business Park. While meeting Monday evening, the five council members present voted unanimously...

Brodstone welcomes first baby of 2022

The first baby of 2022 made his appearance at Brodstone Memorial Hospital Thursday, Jan. 6. Parents Jerry and Nicole Farr of Red Cloud, welcomed Ethan Cole, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. and 19" long. Also...

Elementary adopts Language Arts curriculum midyear

Each January; the Superior Board of Education reorganizes. Not much changed this year. All officers, board Appointments and committee membership remained the same after a brief series of motions which were unanimously approved. Matt Sullivan is...

USD 107 accepts KDHE COVID Testing Grant

The Board of Education for USD No. 107 met Monday. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Justin Angleton, Wayne Frost, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers, Cassi Bozarth...

Produce distribution to build regional food system sustainablity

Kier's of Mankato and Post Rock District Extension are implementing a produce basket program. "Simply Produce" offers customers approximately 15 pounds of produce for $15. The program features a bulk...

Dr. Beavers will return to Belleville

Dr. Nolan Beavers will no longer be part of the Jewell County Hospital and clinic. He wants to devote his time to his practice in Belleville and for more time with his family. The Jewell County Hospital has truly appreciated all of his years of...

Attorney Generals send letter to stop scam robocalls

Doug Peterson, Nebraska attorney general urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to put in place measures that will help stem the tide of foreign-based illegal robocalls that attempt to scam Americans. The comment letter to the FCC was...

Formoso Garden Club hopes this spring to start bedding plants in their green house

Members of the Formoso Garden Club are hopeful the new year will allow them to start bedding plants in their new greehouse. The green house project began before the arrival of 2021 but last spring’s record breaking cold snap delayed completion...

Webinar on farm program details, decisions coming up

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability will present a webinar covering the latest USDA farm program details to assist agricultural producers and professionals in making effective decisions. It will be held at...

L-N Raiders win two games last week

The L-N boys' basketball team played D-1 McCool Junction and D-2 Giltner last week. At the end of the week, they added two more victories to their record which now stands at 6-4. Interestingly, L-N...

Wildcats take on Titans in Hebron

Friday, the Superior boys basketball went to Hebron to play the Thayer Central Titans. Superior lost the game 39-51. Dane Miller scored nine points, Seth Schnakenberg and Ashton Grassman scored seven...

SHS girls win two

Superior Lady Wildcats basketball went to Hebron, Friday, to play the Thayer Central Titans. Superior won with a score of 42-24. Shayla Meyer and Sadie Cornell took the lead with 12 points, and Ella...

Red Raiders at 22-team Invitational Meet

The South Central Red Raider Wrestling team from the cooperating schools of Lawrence-Nelson and Sandy Creek sent three wrestlers to the Norm Manstedt Invitational held on the campus of the South...

Lady Raiders win one of two games last week

That second win of the year was a long time in coming. The course ran through seven teams in larger classes than L-N, but it did come last Thursday in the game against Giltner. The girls split their...

Rock Hills girls win over Chase 50-13

The Rock Hills girls basketball team won big before home fans in Mankato, Friday. Danica Frost, a junior, lead the team by scoring 22 points. Lauren Whelchel, also a junior, followed with 10 points. Hannah Simmelink followed with 5 and Raylynn...

RHHS boys basketball struggles to win

Last Tuesday, the Rock Hills basketball team took on Red Cloud. They lost 57 to 22 on the Red Cloud court. Friday, they lost 21-49 to the Chase Kats in Mankato. In that game, Ethan Kenworthy scored six points, Tristyn Reynolds scored four and Troy...

Love my Crazy life

I don’t know where to start. It’s been a tough week. Two of my friends are sick and were hospitalized, the pick-up broke down, and I hit a deer. On top of all that, I haven’t been feeling tippy-top. No worries, I’m not contagious or...

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q:  I recently lost someone close to me. Where can I find words of comfort in the Bible?  A:  It may not be easy for me to offer a satisfying answer to this question since grief can affect all of us...

Editor's Notebook

This week marks the 150th anniversary of a famous hunting trip that may have helped draw attention to a painting thought to have been inspired by an earlier buffalo hunting trip that happened in Nuckolls County. But like many of the Old West...

Country Roads

Holidays bring back memories of my parents and grandparents, and how much they are missed. So many wonderful Christmas’ with my parents and the two sets of grandparents. We were blessed that my sisters and our children lived within close distance...

Puffs

The Human race is really an amazing thing. Even though it was chosen by God to be the dominate species of life here on earth, it sure does a lot of stupid things. History is dominated with our efforts to kill each other off . . . for all sorts of...

Nuckolls Co. painting may have attracted Grand Duke to Nebraska

This week marks the 150th anniversary of a buffalo hunt that some credit for being the inspiration of famous paintings created by Alfred Bierstadt, a western landscape artist. But an event which happened in Nuckolls County in 1863 is claimed by...

Chris Eitzmann

Christopher John Eitzmann was born April 1, 1977, in Belleville, Kan. to Scott and Connie Eitzmann. He was the eldest of five siblings. He spent his childhood in Byron, Neb., on a family farm. He...

Mike Oglevie

Mike Oglevie, 74, of Ellenton, Fla., formerly of Columbus, Neb., died Jan. 1, at his home, surrounded by his loving family after an unexpected, brief battle with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). A...

Virgil Eitzmann

Hastings resident Virgil Eugene Eitzmann, 76, died Saturday, Jan. 8, at his home. His funeral will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 14, at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Joel...

Carl Figgins

Carl R. Figgins, 76, of Mankato died Sunday, Jan. 9. He was born Feb. 24, 1945, to Cecil and Gladys (Bisbee) Figgins. Survivors include his wife, Karen; daughter, Jennifer Harris and her husband, Elliott, of Salina; and grandchildren, Lauren,...

Joyce Ritter

Joyce E. Ritter, 93, died Thursday, Jan. 6. She was born to Henry and Maude (Bassett) Keller on July 7, 1928, rural Lebanon, Kan. On May 19, 1946, she married Boyd Ritter. She managed and worked for...

Bonnie Thompson

Bonnie Marie (Siebenneicher) Thompson, 72, daughter of Eugene and Vera Jean (Koerwitz) Siebenneicher, was born on Aug. 4, 1949, in Deshler, Neb. Bonnie died Jan. 8, in Hebron. Bonnie was united in marriage to Stanley Thompson on Sept. 14, 1968, at...

Arlen Lunzmann

Arlen L. Lunzmann, son of John Lunzmann and Edna (Peters) Lunzmann was born Nov. 16, 1933, at Byron, Neb. He died Jan. 3, at Republic County Hospital, Belleville, at the age of 88. Arlen grew up in...

Jerry Divel

Jerry Norman Divel was born to Doris (Jarvis) and Rex Divel on July 10, 1947. He died Jan. 8, 2022. Jerry was raised on the family farm south of Jewell. He graduated from Jewell High School in 1965. Jerry leaves four children: Leith (Amy) Divel,...

Herbert Alley

Herbert Charles Alley, age 77, of Frankfort, Kan., died, Monday, Dec. 6. He was born Nov. 8, 1944, at the family home near Bancroft, Kan., the son of Charles and Lois (Cordon) Alley. Herbert attended...

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