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Superior COVID patient released from hospital

For several months, Nuckolls County was spared the brunt of the COVID19 onslaught which decimated cities and states across the country and around the world. It was easy to be lulled into a false sense of security as the few cases in Nuckolls county...

Boomgaar's planning November opening

It is full-speed ahead as workers prepare for the opening of Superior’s new Bomgaars store. Located in the former Shopko building on East Third Street, the store currently has pallets of merchandise waiting to be unpacked and put on display along...

Nebraska is 5th for COVID Cases

The number of new COVID-19 cases continued to increase in Nuckolls County this week. After a week off, in-person classes began again Monday for students enrolled in the Superior Public Schools and the volleyball team, which had been in quarantine,...

Clay Co. fire destroys harvest equipment

The Nebraska Fire Marshall’s office is investigating a Clay County fire that destroyed several pieces of farm equipment and sent shivers through this area’s farming community. On Thursday morning the Clay Center and Sutton fire departments...

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Mailman delivers last mail

When Roger Kastrup got up last Saturday morning, his life had changed. The longtime Ruskin area resident, after being a combination farmer and mail carrier for more than 26 years, was just a farmer....

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Shelli Navarro graduates from banking school

Shelli Navarro, Central National Bank field manager, at Mankato has completed the 2019-2020 Advanced School of Banking. The second year session of this course was held Oct. 5 through 9, in Manhattan....

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Nelson Tree Board receives six trees

Thanks to the Free Trees for Fall Planting program, an effort of the Nebraska Forest Service and the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, the Nelson Tree Board received six trees for the Highway 14 project....

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Pain specialist joins Brodstone clinic

Pravardhan Birthi, M.D. is the second new physician for the month of October to join Brodstone's Specialty Clinic Providers list. Dr. Birthi will visit Brodstone monthly, joining 25 other providers...

Weather forecast isn't optimistic

NOAA’s new winter outlook calls for equal chances of above, below or near normal temperatures and precipitation across south central Nebraska and north central Kansas this winter. Though that may sound ambiguous, the driving force behind the...

JC Commissioners decide to keep retirement system

The Jewell County Commissioners met Oct. 12. Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, were present for the meeting. Nancy Marihugh, health administrator, provided an update on the COVID-19 cases in...

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VB team hit by COVID...

"A bit of trouble and hardship builds character" so the old saying goes. But then, how much character do you need? The 2020 L-N Lady Raiders got struck again by the COVID-19 pandemic. After giving...

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Logan Menke, Brayton Jarosik to compete at state

One . . . two . . . three . . . Competing at a state level event for three years is a fete not many high school age students get the chance to experience. However, Red Raider, Brayton Jarosik, (from...

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RHHS football wins second straight

It was only the second game of seven the Rock Hills High School football team has played four quarters this season. They used it to good advantage as they downed the Pike Valley Panthers 50-38 at...

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2020 Raider Football ends with loss to D-2 No.1 BDS

Good or bad, every sport season has its own history. The 2020 L-N Raider football history will go into the book with a record of one win and six losses. However, the team, coaches and fans know "the...

SHS Lady Cats win over Fairbury in SNC tournament

Superior opened Southern Nebraska Conference play Monday, hosting Fairbury. Fairbury defeated Heatland in the bunny bracket game before they took on Superior. Coach Blevins commented, “The Wildcats showed up well after a two-week quarantine to...

SHS Cross Country season cut short

End of season comments: COVID prevented us from attending the conference meet as the virus started to spread through some of the student body. The decision to go to remote learning the following week meant we were unable to attend districts....

RHHS volleyball

The Rock Hills High School volleyball team picked up their 11th win of the season when they downed Chase in four sets, 22-25, 25-18, 25-23 and 25-15, last Tuesday at Mankato. The Grizzlies competed at the Northern Plains league Tournament at...

Editor's Notebook

When it comes to making mistakes, few people are immune. What sets some of us apart is how we recover from our mistakes. When opening the Monday morning mail, I realized an envelope from a national printing company had been flipped in the printing...

Country Roads

Playing the piano has been an enjoyment in my life. I’m not an accomplished concert pianist by any means. Playing for the fun of it is what I like doing, and of course playing hymns for church is also top on my piano selection list. My parents...

Burr Oak

Bruce and Sharon Custer, Hoisington, visited Gary and Penny Turner and Cliff and Glenny Barnes last Wednesday. The group had lunch at the local cafe and caught up on what each one had been doing. Bruce was the high school principal at White Rock in...

Jewell

Jewell’s history: On June 8, 1874, Lodge No. 116 I.O.O.F. was chartered at Jewell. Samuel F. Burdett, special deputy grand master, assisted by W. H. McDonald of Cawker City Lodge No. 87, organized the Jewell chapter. The following charter members...

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So many Possibilities

Emma Joy Walker, a well known face from Possibilities in Mankato, grew up five miles outside of Mankato. She believes she had the best of both worlds being in a small town and in the country. Walker...

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Back to her roots

Growing up just outside of Esbon, Emily Pierce started school at White Rock, where she went to school until fourth grade. She then went to Rock Hills where she graduated in 2015. After graduation,...

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Good Samaritan staff participates in 'Pie in the Face' Contest

A "Pie In The Face" contest was held Friday at Good Samaritan Society's Superior Center. Nine glass jars with a department supervisor's name on each were used. Money was donated by staff in the jars...

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Nicole Beisel named loan officer at Cornerstone Bank

Directors of Cornerstone Bank appointed Nicole Beisel as loan officer at the Clay Center Branch, at their recent meetings. Beisel, who has just completed the Financial Services Training Program, She...

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4-H clubs seeking new members

According to the Jewell County Extension office, Now is a great time to join 4-H. Families make projects and success together as members of Kansas 4-H. Enrollment is open to join a local Post Rock...

Governor honors Bigfoot Museum

While we suspect some local residents don’t take the idea of a Bigfoot museum and research center seriously, the facility in Hastings is being recognized. The Bigfoot Crossroads of America Museum and Research Center located at 1205 E. 42nd Street...

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Shawn Newell

On Oct. 12, 2020, Robert Shawn Newell, husband and father of four children died at the age of 59. Shawn was born on Dec. 2, 1960, in Beloit, to Bob and Bonnie (Timbers) Newell. He graduated from...

Genevieve Morris

Genevieve Ann (Hruza) Morris, 86, died Sunday. She was a resident of the Minneapolis Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 27, 1934, in Edgemont, S.D., to John and Elizabeth (Wiles) Hruza. She and Norman Morris were united in marriage...

Duane Wendl

Duane L. (Mark) Wendl, the son of Leo and Frances (Gehling) Wendl, wasborn April 25, 1939, at Carroll, Iowa. He died Monday, at his home in Edgar. Mr. Wendl was cremated and a funeral will be held at a later date. Williams Funeral Home is in charge...

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Barbara Johnson

Barbara (Schroeder) Johnson died April 11, 2020, at the age of 92 while residing at Presbyterian Manor in Salina. Barb was born March 3, 1928, at the home of her maternal grandmother in Trum- bull,...

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