Superior Public Schools combine two administrator's positions for next year

Members of the Superior Board of Education met in regular session Monday evening after the high school spring music concert. All members of the board were present: Peggy Meyer, Brad Biltoft, Krista Tatro, Luke Meyers, Matt Bargen and Matt Sullivan....

Northern snow birds?

This looks like just a row of campers, but the line-up represents a vision for new business and lots of work in Mankato in a lot directly behind Mankato Express. From a casual observer's point of...

Fire creates tense moments in Oak

Early Saturday afternoon, the Oak, Nelson and Davenport fire departments responded to a shed fire at a private residence in Oak. The fire is believed to have started in a chicken coop and the high...

Solar show doesnʼt disappoint

Unlike much of Nebraska that was clothed in clouds on Monday, the sky over Superior was clear on Monday morning. Shortly after 1 p.m the blue of the sky began to deepen. It was like I was wearing...

Jewell County Commissioners and county canvassers meet

The Jewell County Commissioners met March 25. Commissioners Keith Roe, Ed Duskie and Brent Beck were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. The following were present for the office head meeting and provided an update...

Superior pool being painted

Though we reported snow two weeks ago, work is progressing rapidly on preparations to open the Superior Municipal Swimming Pool. Pool painting should be finished this week and Monday evening the city council approved the hiring of pool employees. A...

Jewell Awarded Champlin Tire Recycling Grant

The Jewell City Council met Monday, April 1, at City Hall. Those in attendance were Mayor Darrell Bohnert, council members, Don Delzeit, Josh Burks, Gaye Daniels, Derek Birdsell, Bob Freeman and Kristie Anderson, city clerk. Carol Divel was present...

Keenagers hold March meeting

The Keenagers met on Thursday, March 21, at the Lawrence Fire Hall. It was a beautiful spring day. Pam and Eileen hosted the wonderful meal of smothered chicken breast on rice with green beans and a dinner roll. Dessert was the choice of angel food...

More volunteers still needed

The Jewell County Cinema, Inc. (JCCI) board met March 25, at the Mankato Christian Church and by Zoom. The meeting was called to order by Thadd Hinkle. Members present were Thadd Hinkle, Phyllis Christie, Sarah Ortman, Janis McDill and Janelle...

First early voters ballots mailed Monday; still time to apply for yours

On Monday the Nuckolls County Clerk’s office which supervises all elections in Nuckolls County mailed this year’s first early voting ballots for the May 14 statewide primary to voters who completed early voting applications and fulfilled the...

Raider Track Teams compete at Franklin Invitational

The 2024 track season seems to be getting off to a slow start with the weather, but then on the occasion of the Franklin Invitational, members of the junior class had other commitments they could...

SHS track at Sandy Creek Invite

The Superior High School boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Sandy Creek Invitational last Tuesday. The girls team finished in fifth place, with 51.5 points, in the field of Central City, Fairbury, Hastings St. Cecilia,...

RHHS track

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams competed at the St. John's Invitational at Beloit last Tuesday. The teams continue to impress as two school records were broken at...

L-N track

The Lawrence-Nelson boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Franklin Invitational, at Franklin, last Tuesday. The girls team finished in eighth place, with 27 points, in the 12 team field of Loomis, Deshler, Silver Lake, Shelton,...

L-N golf

The Lawrence-Nelson golf team took part in the Sandy Creek quadrangular match at Crooked Creek Country Club at Clay Center last Tuesday. Teams from Fillmore Central, Superior, Sutton and Sandy Creek also took part. The Raiders finished with a team...

SHS golf

The Superior High School golf team competed at the Sandy Creek quadrangular match last Tuesday. The match was played over the Crooked Creek course at Clay Center. Superior with a score of 205 in the field of Sandy Creek, Lawrence-Nelson and...

RHHS golf

The Rock Hills High School golf team competes at the St. John’s Invitational being played over the Glasco Golf Course today (Thursday). Tee time is set for 10 a.m. The Grizzlies compete at the Northern Plains League Invitational played at Tipton....

Editorʼs Notebook

Volunteers worked thoughout the day Friday at the Superior Auditorium installing a large screen and projection system which the Ideal Market crew wanted to use at their appreciation supper starting at 5 p.m. One man was on a scissors lift near the...

Puffs

• Gosh, a beautiful blue sky. What a wind we’re having today . . . We must be in Nebraska. • Gosh, those clouds sure look like a rain may be possible. What a wind we’re having today . . . We must be in Nebraska. • Gosh, look at the dust...

Love my crazy life

The goal of keeping the house clean has failed. The boys were here over the weekend. Between the trip to Omaha on Friday and the trip on Sunday, not a thing was accomplished over the weekend. It’s not bad from the outside looking in, but I have a...

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Some Bible passages tell us to ‘pester’ God with our prayers, others say that we should avoid vain repetition and just have faith; what gives? How often should we ask God for what we want? A: First let me say that it’s normal to see a...

Country Roads

Currently politics is front and center in many people’s thoughts as this country prepares for the upcoming Presidential election. It seems that over the years, politics and the elections have become more torrid, verbal and targeted. It wasn’t...

Chickens - a learning experience for L-N students

Forty-six-month old laying hens for sale. The statement represents far more than a gold star for two Lawrence-Nelson ag instructors, Lawrence-Nelson FFA and a large percentage of the Lawrence-Nelson...

Ministers bring Todd Becker Story to Superior Wednesday evening

Todd Becker, was a senior at Kearney High School, playing football with dreams of being a professional player, yet the partying side got the best of him. Tragically, an alcohol-related automobile accident claimed his life in February 2005. Keith,...

Jean Schultz

Jean Schultz (beloved wife, daughter, Mom, sister, aunt, and grandmother, was born in Fairbury, Nebraska, June 14, 1942. She died April 2, 2024. Jean grew up on the family farm north of Fair- bury....

James Nejezchleb

Former Deweese resident, James "Jim" Nejezchleb, 95, died Friday, April 5, 2024, at Central Nebraska Veteran's Home, Kearney, Nebraska. Rosary service was at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, at Our Lady...

Mike Pearce

Mike Pearce, 83, died Sunday at Superior. He was born March 28, 1941, at Superior to Locuis and Wanda (Walden) Pearce. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, at Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, with Danny Jackson and Bob Angelton...

Judie Prentiss

Judith “Judie” Anne (Sykes) Prentiss died on Saturday, April 6, 2024, in Stroms- burg, Nebraska, at the age of 79 years, 2 months and 12 days. Judie was the oldest of two children of Clarence and Lorraine (Wall) Sykes. She was born on Jan. 27,...

Gayle Waugh

Gayle L. Waugh, 70, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at this...

Max Hawkins

A graveside service and inurnment for Max D. Hawkins of Gladstone, Missouri, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 20, 2024 in the Burr Oak Cemetery, Jewell County, Kansas. Pastor Rod Rose will officiate. A gathering of friends and family...

Tractor safety classes offered by K-State Research and Extension Districts for 2024

This summer, thousands of Kansas teenagers will begin their first job working for a farmer or rancher. For those that are ages 14 or 15, they must complete a tractor safety course in order to be legally employed. A 13-year-old may enroll in the...

Nebraska FFA concludes 96th FFA Convention

More than 7,000 FFA members, advisors and guests attended and participated in the 96th Nebraska FFA Convention, held April 3 through 5 in Lincoln. Students competed in various contests all school year to qualify for the state convention. Those...

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