Rubies enjoy outing to Hastings

Thirteen was a lucky number for the 13 Rubies who traveled to Hastings on Thursday. Barb McCartney, Jaynie Spirk, Lois Hamel, Pat Drexel, Trish Rasmussen, Charlene Schultz, Donna Gillan, Brenda...

Nebraska awards 3,566 degrees in May ceremonies

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln conferred 3,566 degrees during commencement exercises May 3, 17 and 18. The 3,484 graduates are from 64 countries; 46 U.S. states and Puerto Rico; and about 230 Nebraska communities. The Bob Devaney Sports Center...

Area Memorial Day programs planned

Memorial Day Services are planned throughout the area. The following includes information we have received about the services but it is not an all inclusive report as not everyone shared their schedule with this newspaper. Services will be held at...

Raptors visit Blue Hill Public Library today

Blue Hill Public Library is soaring into summer with the Fontenelle Forest Raptors! Kicking off a month of summer reading activities will be a presentation featuring live raptors at the Blue Hill Community-Senior Center at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May...

Nathan Wesley Headrick Family to be Lady Vestey Parade Grand Marshall

The Grand Marshall for the upcoming Lady Vestey Day Parade is the Nathan Wesley Headrick Family. Nathan, often called "Wes," homesteaded in Jewell County in 1874 – one hundred fifty years ago. Wes...

Will receive business award during festival

A husband and wife duo, Steve Henderson of Alexander Motors and Angela Henderson and Black & Burlap are the Superior 3000 Foundation 2024 Entrepreneurs of the Year. This is the 19th year this honor...

County Employees will get pay raise

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. All three commissioners were present. The board approved the delinquent personal property tax list presented by Tami Sharp, county treasurer. Ridge Schutte,...

May 2 Mystery Farm identified

The Mystery Farm Photo published in the May 2 edition of this newspaper has been identified. The farm is currently occupied by Valarie and Bryan Bard but when the picture was taken it was probably home to Arlen and Adalene Schlueter. The Schuleters...

Vestey Festival this week

It’s almost time for the 32nd annual Victorian Festival honoring Lady Evelyn (Brodstone) Vestey. The festival has become a Memorial Weekend tradition in Superior. The events are still somewhat in tradition with some being added and others taken...

Raise to Remember new Memorial weekend festival

The Brodstone Foundation, in partnership with the American Legion Post No. 103 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron No. 103, are sponsoring a new Memorial Day event – Raise to Remember – a flag exchange event to honor our Nation’s fallen...

SHS track competes at state meet

The state track and field championship meet at Omaha's Burke Stadium is the ultimate test for student athletes. The Superior girls track and field team qualified for the meet. Students compete...

L-N track at Omaha for state meet

Lawrence-Nelson sent two qualifiers to the state track and field meet held at Omaha's Burke Stadium Friday and Saturday. The weather conditions were ideal for the meet as Sawyer Cox and Sydney...

RHHS at state sand greens tournament

The Rock Hills High School golf team competed at the state sand greens tournament Monday. The 18-hole match was played over the par 70 Tipton Oaks Golf Course at Tipton. Tipton Catholic was the host school. The Grizzlies finished in seventh place,...

L-N golf team competes at state match

The Lawrence-Nelson High School boys golf team took to the course of the Lake Maloney Golf Club Tuesday for their opening round of the 36-hole Class D state championship match. The competition concluded Wednesday with match results unavailable at...

Lawrence Country Club hosts 3-Person Scramble

Thirteen teams of three battled high winds and intermittent showers Sunday to start the tournament season at the Lawrence Country Club. Cool and wet conditions may have kept a few fair-weather golfers away, but 39 were up to the challenges of the...

RHHS sending large group to state meet

All the practice and hard work has paid off for the Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams when they competed at the regional meet at Washington High School Saturday. The girls...

SHS golf sending one to state match

The Superior High School boys golf team competed at the sub-district C-4 match played over the Indianhead course at Grand Island as they looked to land a place at the state tournament last Tuesday. The Wildcats failed to qualify as a team with...

Rock Hills State Track Send Off

State Track Send Off Please come out and support our High School Track athletes who have qualified for State Track!! 10:00am Thursday, May 23rd Corner of Commercial and Jefferson (by Moonlight Workshop) We will be announcing the State Track...

Spectator Skating

Growing up in Superior I was a clutz. Learning to ride a bicycle was an adventure with a lot of crashes! Only when Dick Wall and Tom and Jerry Cooper were enlisted by my mother to help me did I master the balance to ride without mishaps. The recent...

Bug Deflectors

A common feature found in cars during the 1950s was a device called a “bug deflector.” When the weather got warm and insects were about, often even a short drive would result in a coating of smushed bugs on the car windshield. Gasoline stations...

Editor's Notebook

According to the public notice section of a previous issue of this newspaper, the City of Superior will hold a public hearing Tuesday to consider the implementation of the recommendations contained in a sign study. I haven’t studied the...

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Who recorded creation in the Bible since Adam and Eve were the only two people on earth? A: A fascinating question! The book of Genesis is the oldest historical narrative that we still possess and read today. Early Jewish tradition (and Jesus...

Country Roads

Recently a hard decision was made at the Schlaefli farm. With our farm pickup getting age and some mileage on it, we decided to trade it for a newer one. For us, as with most farmers and their families, the farm pickup becomes part of the family...

Puffs

• Weeds . . . I finally got out to do a little work in the garden and yard last week and yes, those weeds were still there. I thought I pulled enough last year that I’d never see them again. (I didn’t say all signs of Spring were pleasant.)...

Love my crazy life

I’m sorry to say I don’t have much to write about this week. With the wedding over and things back to regular business, it’s pretty quiet around here. The two younger boys were here for the weekend, which stirred things up a bit. Nicholas had...

Why do we remember Lady Vestey?

In conjunction with the traditional activities associated with Memorial Day, members of the Superior community each year remember the legacy of a stenographer from their community. Though she traveled the world looking after the interests of her...

Program will tell the story of short-lived railroad between Superior and Seward

Fifty years ago there was railroad fever in Nuckolls County much like there must have been 125 to 150 years ago when the first railroads were being built in this area though the original fever was...

Tessie Bartholomew

Tessie Lorraine Gray Bartholomew died of natural causes on May 17, 2024, at a hospital near her home in Allen, Texas. It was just two days shy of what would have been her 96th birthday. Tessie was...

Lorene Friend burial service Saturday

A graveside burial service for Lorene Friend were held at the Sacred Heart parish cemetery east of Lawrence Saturday, May 18, 2024. Father Bernie Kimminau was in charge of the service where Lorene was laid to rest next to her husband, Robert...

Evelyn Jackson

Evelyn Donna Rae (Hurst) Jackson, daughter of Noble and Pauline (Rainforth) Hurst was born Nov. 7, 1932, in Hall County, Nebraska, near Doniphan. She was educated in the Doniphan public schools...

Kenneth Dean Mohler Sr.

Kenneth (Kenny) Dean Mohler, Sr.,70, a former resident of Superior died on March 31, at his home in Missoula, Montana. Kenny was born on Feb. 26, 1954, in Superior to Samuel Frank Sr. and Geneva (Darling) Mohler. He was preceded in death by his...

Robert Webber

Robert D. Webber, the son of Stanley and Beulah (Hines) Webber, was born on Sept. 3, 1946, in Superior, Nebraska. He died on May 16, 2024, at Brodstone Healthcare at Superior, Nebraska at the age of...

Garry Everson

Garry Wayne Everson, 89, died May 15, 2024, in Salina, Kansas, where he had made his home since 1967. He was born on a farm Feb. 8, 1935, the sixth of six sons of Gillis and Ella (Gunlicks) Everson...

Gary Keeling

Gary Dean Keeling, the son of Gary and Sonja (Olsen) Keeling, was born on Dec. 28, 1965, in Belleville, Kansas. He died on May 12, 2024, at his residence in Superior, Nebraska, at the age of 58...

Mary Hanson

Mary B. Hanson, 84, of Rossville, Kansas, died on Monday, May 13, 2024. She was born the daughter of Cyrus Oral Stone and Mona Isabelle Stone Cunning- ham on March 25, 1940, in Mankato, Kansas. She...

LBNRD orders stay on irrigation wells

The directors of the Little Blue Natural Resources District have ordered an immediate district wide stay on the construction of all high-capacity irrigation wells and the expansion of irrigated acres. It will remain in place indefinitely. The stay...

2024 Rainfall is greater than 2023

The current weather condition is probably the most talked about conversation in most rural areas. I suspect we here in southcentral Nebraska follow that trend. Last week a television weather reporter went back and compared the first four and...

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