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July 11-12 party at Lovewell Lake Blame for COVID cluster spread

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials are investigating a large cluster of COVID cases and exposures associated with multiple events. Some of the cases were reported by SHDHD earlier and some are newly identified. The cases...

Stormy Sunday drenches this area

Mother Nature took dead aim on Nuckolls and Jewell counties Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning. The thunder began rolling across Superior in the afternoon. The rains came soon afterwards....

Agree Buying Land for Grain Storage Expansion

All signs are pointing toward another expansion of Superior’s Agrex elevator. Monday evening representatives of the elevator company, Darin Koepke and Eric Krotzinger, met with members of the Superior City Council and reviewed the company plans....

Superior cruise night returns at 7 Friday

Rain showers in the forecast may cause some participants to leave the tops up on their convertibles and their motorcycles at home but hopefully the showers will not be heavy enough to wash out the July Cruise Night set for downtown Superior this...

Former Superior resident returning for youth rally

A former Superior resident, Ty Betka, is returning to his hometown to speak at a youth rally planned for 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Superior High School Gym. The rally is open to area students who will be in grades 6 through 12 when...

Retirement party honors Ilene Eickmann at Manor

Thursday afternoon several of the residents at Superior Manor gathered to honor Eileen Eickmann on her retirement as manager and owner of the complex. Janet Harig and others served cake, ice cream,...

Kohmetscher lands hole-in-one at Lawrence tourney

A one person scramble was held at Lawrence Country club Sunday with 28 golfers competing. It was a hot and sticky Sunday. Scores came in showing some great golfing. Winning the tournament was Wayne...

Lost Creek log Jam

Debris became trapped under Superior's Eighth Street bridge after a torrential downpour Sunday evening. A contractor was expected to remove the log jam...

Rain Flooded Areas of Jewell County

This picture is from Augustus and Carrie Vanmeter's front yard Sunday night. "Our garden is down beside the big tree on the left side of the picture," Carrie said, "It was completely under water....

Superior's the place for bargain hunters

Bargain hunters will converge on Superior the coming two Saturdays and business owners and residents to join to offer some spectacular deals in the fresh air where it will be easier to maintain social distancing. First in the line-up will be the...

Country Roads

It was a typical summer Sunday afternoon. The humidity was almost unbearable making it hard to catch one’s breath. The sun bore down making the temperature reach well into the 90s. Weather forecasters had reported heavy rains were to arrive but...

Editor's Notebook

The author of a newspaper column I regularly read often begins his column with “Things I know and things I think I know.” If I were to attach a title to this week’s column it would be “Things I don’t understand.” Saturday morning I...

Puffs

Puffs Isolation . . . Vindication . . . Let’s face it folks, we who live in rural America are isolated to some extent from all that is going on in the more urban areas of America. For the most part we don’t have protests (peaceful or...

Nathan Hilligas

Nathan Forrest Hilligas, 27, died Saturday, July 11, 2020. Nathan was born to Steve and Nancy (Powell) Hilligas on June 29, 1993. He is survived by his parents; wife, Ashleigh, and son, Raylan;...

Roger Stineman

Roger Stineman A funeral honoring Roger Stineman, 50, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Nelson Community United Church of Christ. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Megrue-Price Funeral Home.Roger Stineman A funeral honoring Roger...

Harry Huge

Harry Huge Arrangements are being made for a graveside service in Superior’s Evergreen Cemetery honoring the late Harry Huge. The community benefactor and international attorney, will be buried next to his parents at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8....

Connie Becker

Connie Becker,79, died Monday at Superior. Her funeral is at 10 a.m., Friday, at Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior. Pastor Ethan Feistner will officiate. Burial will be in Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin. Visitation is from4 to 8 p.m. with family...

Lyndall Logan

Lyndall Ann Logan, 76, of Grand Junction, Colo., died Saturday at St. Marys Hospital. Vase Funeral Home, Rock Springs, Wyo., is in charge of arrangements. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, a service...

Gene Alexander

Gene Alexander Carroll Gene Alexander, 77, the son of Carroll and Harriet Bernice (Willett) Alexander, was born July 31, 1942, in Nelson. He died July 24, 2020, at his residence in Superior. Gene attended school in Superior and was a Superior High...

James Copper

James Stanford Copper, 71, the son of James Thomas and Hazel Ruth (Wingo) Copper, was born on Jan. 6, 1949, in Goodland, Kan. He died July 23, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society's home at Superior....

Roger McElroy

Roger Eugene McElroy, 79, died last Wednesday. He was born on the family farm outside of Randall to William Finley (Bill) and Mildred Marie Wallace McElroy on Sept. 27, 1940. Survivors include his four children: Curtis McElroy of Tulsa, Okla., Greg...

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