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Downtown Superior merchants will be in festive mood Friday

Superior businesses and community organizations are joining together Friday to sponsor an event in downtown Superior that will entertain the youngsters and their parents. Called "Once Upon A...

Survey underway in Jewell County

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) began a field survey on Monday to gather information that is necessary for the detailed design of the proposed bridge replacement on K-14 over the Buffalo Creek. The location being surveyed is located...

Hospital expansion progressing nicely

This fall's mild weather has been good for more than the farmers' harvest. Brodstone Memorial Hospital continues to move forward with the construction associated with the facility expansion. Crews...

Railroad finally repairing Bloom street crossing

Though motorists are having to detour to take a detour, The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad's repair of the Bloom Street crossing has been welcomed. The railroad closed the crossing Monday and...

Coyote populations continue to grow throughout U.S.

If it seems like there are a lot more coyotes mingling in human spaces these days, it’s because…well, there are. “When we look at abundance trends, the population of coyotes has increased three-fold since the fur market crashed in the late...

USD 107 Board adopts after school program

Kenny Mizner, president, called the regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order Nov. 11. Those present were: Kenny Mizner (Zoom), Brenden Wirth (Zoom), Marc Grout (Zoom), Brandon Hollerich, Bobi Fogo, Lori Slate (Zoom), Rex...

Nebraska 511 service updated for travel

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), together with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and the National Weather Service (NWS), have updated Nebraska 511 service. It is anticipated the updates will result in better service to Nebraskans as...

Burr Oak plans many Christmas Season happenings

This weekend and next, Burr Oak will be holding many Christmas Season Happenings and everyone is invited to join in on the fun. At 5 p.m., Sunday, there will be a caroling party in the Veteran’s Park sponsored by the local American Legion Junior...

KDHE statement on the Omicron Variant

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 variant Omicron. No confirmed cases have been identified in Kansas or the United States to date. This variant is new, and it is still unknown how...

Superior High School boys basketball team

The Superior High School boys basketball team opens their season Saturday with a home game against Republic County. Members of the team are (back row, from left) Austin Roberts, Thomas Mathis, Hunter...

Winter Sports begins this weekend for L-N High School

If you judge the high school year by its sport's seasons, the 2021-22 school year is about one-third of the way over. Football and volleyball and cross country are now in the history books and for...

Superior High School wrestling team

The Superior High School wrestling team opens the season Friday with a quadrangular match at Meridian in Daykin. Team members are (back row) Christian Kowslowski, Cheyenne Stacy, JaCoby Beck,...

The Rock Hills boys basketball team

The Rock Hills boys basketball team; (back row, from left) Wyatt Flinn, assistant coach, Camden Ward, Wyatt Evert, Eli Vance, Cooper McDill, Daniel McDill, Zach Duffy, head coach (front row) Jeremiah...

Superior High School girls basketball team

The Superior High School girls basketball team opens the season today (Thursday) against Sutton at Sutton. Members of the team are (back row, from left) Halle Bargen, Rayne Biltoft, Mia Gardner, Faith Butler (middle row) Lilly Edwards, Teegan...

Rock Hills girls basketball team

The Rock Hills girls basketball team; (from left) Jamie Harvey, head coach, Hannah Simmelink, Avery Brown, Grace Ayers, Lauren Whelchel, Danica Frost, Raylynn Anderes, Taygen...

Country Roads

Sometimes country roads become pretty “rutty,” especially after a rain when drivers plow through the mud forming ruts. When the road dries, the “ruts” remain and when a driver travels the roads and a tire goes into the ruts, it’s hard to...

Holiday plants brighten the season

By Cassie Hooman Post Rock Answers One of my favorite Christmas traditions is growing bright colorful poinsettias and other holiday plants that liven up the season. Many house plants are available this time of year including holiday cactus,...

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Starting with Adam and Eve, did people marry their siblings in the Old Testament? If so, why? This is a question I have often been asked. First let me say the historical account of Genesis does not...

Love my Crazy Life

Thanksgiving has always been a crazy one for this family. Normally, George has his boys, my boys go to their dad’s house and we provide transportation for both. One year drop-off and pick-up were all on the same days, and they are in opposite...

Editor's Notebook

Editor’s notebook December 2, 2021 A question from a reader of this newspaper and wife of a Superior High School classmate reminded me of the day more than 60 years ago when Mankato’s Texaco gasoline station was robbed. It was a pleasant...

Puffs

Thanksgiving . . . As of late (the past 15 – 20 years) it seems there are people who consider Thanksgiving a holiday that should not be observed. Their contention seems to be we are celebrating the beginning of an era of bad treatment of the...

Marie "Mimi" Poland

Marie "Mimi" Elyse Poland was born to Carol and Arlene (Hansen) Poland on Dec. 17, 1947, in Sterling, Colo. She was their third child of four-Stephen, Gayle and Marshall. Mimi died in her West...

Ruth Disney

Nora Ruth Disney died Nov. 23, 2021, at her home in Superior, Neb. Born Oct. 29, 1936, on a farm near Alexandria Neb., she was the eighth of 10 children born to William H. Cortney and Sabina C....

Betty Heim

Elizabeth "Betty" Agnes Pfeifer Heim, 100, Superior, died peacefully with family by her side on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. She was born in St. Louis, Mo., on June 10, 1921, to Harry Robert Pfeifer, Jr....

Fred Daniel Hill

A memorial service for Fred Daniel Hill, 83, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, was held Friday, Nov. 26, at West Oaks Funeral Home. Fred died Nov. 22, 2021. He was born March 31, 1938, in Oklahoma, the son of Edward K. Hill and Elsie May Fauver Hill. Fred...

Doris Baylie

Doris Darlene Baylie, the daughter of Frank and Hannah (Ahlvers) Darling, was born on Oct. 6, 1933, in Beloit, Kan. She died Nov. 29, at the Sheridan County Health Complex at Hoxie, Kan., at the age...

Cory Jones

Cory Edward Jones, 46, the son of LeRoy A. Jones and Patricia A. (Anderson) Jones, was born Sept. 17, 1975, in Concordia, and died Nov. 18, at the Blue Valley Lutheran Nursing Home, Hebron. Cory received his education with the Region V Services in...

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