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Barn fire spreads to house near Nora

Thursday afternoon was a bad one for fires in the area between Nora and Hardy. Two were reported about the same time. The Hardy and Superior departments were called to battle a soybean field fire on...

Hardy backyard an eye popping delight

Mary Ginther has a not so secret garden in her back yard. The Hardy resident has expended a great deal of time, energy and funds to create her sanctuary. Along the way, she has had assistance from...

Buyers present for all properties on county's delinquent tax sale

Bradley Baker, the Nuckolls County Sheriff, conducted a tax foreclosure sale at the courthouse last Wednesday. Several parcels of land were sold to the highest bidder.. A vacant lot at 55 W. 4th Street, Nelson, was sold to Logan and Katie Schnitker...

2022 L-N Homecoming court

Freshman representatives: Natalie Jacobitz, daughter of Josh and Stephanie Jacobitz; Caden Culbertson, son of Cole Culbertson and Sherrice Fitzgerald Sophomore representatives: Madalyn Kennedy,...

Lawrence American Legion Honor Guard growing short in numbers

For a number of years now, the Lawrence American Legion Color Guard members of combined ages would total more than 300 years. Divide that by four and you get the idea of why changes are heading their...

Hospital expansion project making steady progress

Since the announcement of the expansion project in 2019, Brodstone Healthcare has made exponential progress and is nearing completion. The 30,000 square foot addition will include a new, state-of-the-art emergency room, patient wing, infusion...

Plans for Mankato's downtown Halloween events discussed

At the Mankato Chamber of Commerce September meeting, five members were present. Brian Shulda, vice-president, called the meeting to order. The August minutes and treasurer’s report were approved. An update was given for the 2023 Birthday...

County installing three 8-foot tubes on road near Hardy

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. All three commissioners were present. The county road department submitted their certification of public roads classification and standards for board...

Wilson is nominee for Jewell County Committee Election

Paul Wilson has been nominated to serve on the Jewell County Farm Service Agency’s County Committee (COC) representing District LAA 2, for a 3-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2023. Paul resides in the district and has produced dry-land crops for 41...

Rita Mazour attends her first Husker Football Game

University of Nebraska Husker Football has been around for 132 years with one name or another. Shortly Rita Mazour of Lawrence will be celebrating her 90th birthday. The two had never gotten to know...

L-N football shuts out Blue Hill

The Lawrence-Nelson High School football team made it look easy Friday as they cruised to a 44-0 shut out over the Blue Hill Bobcats at Lawrence. The offense was firing on all cylinders as Krayton...

RHHS football tops Pike Valley

The Rock Hills High School football team celebrated their first win of the season when they put a damper on the Pike Valley Panthers' Homecoming game. The Grizzlies took home a 54-20 win. Rock Hills...

South Central USD 5 cross country results

The South Central USD 5 Red Raiders cross country team competed at the Fillmroe Central Invitational run over the 5K Hidden Hills Country Club course at Geneva Thursday. The Red Raiders competed at the Adams Central Invitational at Hastings Tuesday...

SHS girls golf keep rolling, has schedule change this week

The Superior High School girls golf team continues their impressive run with a fourth place finish at the Minden Invitational Thursday. The 18-hole event featured 19 teams with the first three teams...

SHS volleyball goes 1-2 for the week

It was not the best of weeks for the Superior High School volleyball team as they dropped two of their three matches. The Sutton Mustangs swept Superior, 21-25-20-25 and 22-25, in three sets, at Sutton last Tuesday. It was a mixed bag at the Blue...

L-N volleyball has winning record

The Lawrence-Nelson High School volleyball team won their two matches at the Kenesaw triangular last Tuesday. The Raiders downed Harvard, 25-8 and 25-16, for a two-set sweep. They required three...

RHHS volleyball goes 3-1

It was a productive week for the Rock Hills High school volleyball team. The Grizzlies downed Glasco 25-14, 12-25 and 26-24, in three sets at the Tescott triangular last Tuesday. They followed up with a two-set, 25-14 and 25-14, sweep of host...

SHS cross country

The Superior High School cross country team competed at the Fillmore Central Invitational, Thursday. The races were run over the Hiden Hills Country Club course. The Wildcat harriers competed at the...

SHS football

The Superior High School football team enjoyed a bye week to rest and regroup. The team is still looking for the first win of the season. They host the Sandy Creek Cougars at Brodstone Memorial Field Friday with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. This is a...

Love my crazy life

I got a letter from Jacob Friday, who has an ear infection and pneumonia. I hope he is all better now since I have not heard otherwise. Monday was the beginning of Swim Week for his company. All I can say is he better do well with this one. After...

Editor's Notebook

Shortly before I left work Saturday evening, this newspaper’s weather alert radio warned Republic County residents of thunderstorm possibilities. Neither Jewell nor Nuckolls counties were included...

Country Roads

It’s that time of the year when the garden produce is abundant and available for the asking or giving. The gardeners with green thumbs are bringing bags of tomatoes, squash and green peppers to share with friends and neighbors. Gardeners have...

Puffs

September harvest? ? ? Most years, the fall harvest didn’t start until the very end of September, most likely in October. However, 2022 may be remembered for how dry it was and how early the harvest began. For a couple weeks we have been watching...

Couple traveling with pop-up camper on stilts

While taking the usual evening walk through Lincoln Park, an unusual sight seemed to spring out of nowhere. At close range it looked something like a camper on stilts. In fact, it was a rooftop...

Ivan Frost receives Quilt of Valor

Brenda Frost Carlson pieced, quilted and bound a Quilt of Valor to honor her father, U. S. Navy veteran Ivan Frost. The quilt was awarded at a family ceremony on September 4, 2022, at Brenda's home...

Travis Thelander

Travis James Thelander, the son of Calvin and Polly (Green) Thelander, was born on May 10, 1988, at Ord, Neb. He died Sept. 12, 2022 at the CHS Agri Services Center,Roseland, Neb., at the age of 34...

Coleen Jo Meyer

Coleen Jo Meyer, the daughter of Leverle and Helen Mabel (Duncan) Shipley, was born on May 30, 1945, in Angus, Neb. She died Sept. 16, 2022, at the Hospice House at Omaha, Neb., at the age of 77...

Dolores Gunn

Dolores Marcene Gunn ("Teed" or "Dee") died peacefully on Sept. 9, 2022, in Surprise, Ariz., just shy of what would have been her 90th birthday. Dolores was born in Burr Oak, Kan., on Oct. 1, 1932,...

Janet Malpert

Janet Ruth (Werner) Malpert, 84, of Lindsborg died Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Salina Regional Health Center.  Janet was born on a farm southeast of Deshler, on April 2, 1938, to Albert and Esther (Kahle) Werner. She was baptized at Peace Lutheran...

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