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Deal in the works to reopen Burger Barn before Vestey Days

With the sale of Bagley's Burger Barn, Saturday, the long chapter of the Superior Dairy Queen came to a close. The original store was located on East Third Street near Maxey's Service Station. The...

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Mankato Chamber of Commerce met April 14

Eight members were present for the monthly meeting of the Mankato Chamber of Commerce which was held last Wednesday. President Jason Ortman called the meeting to order. Haley Nelson read the April...

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Fire leaves family homeless

Last Tuesday evening, around 9:45 p.m., the home of Tim Reeves, located at 235 W Gourlay in Nelson, caught fire. At the time of the fire Cathy Rook, Tim's significant other, her daughter, Fayth, and...

2 communities having garage sales this week

After a taste of winter with freezing temperatures and snow, conditions are supposed to improve for the garage sales scheduled later this week. This is community garage sales week in both Superior and Jewell. Garage sales in both communities are...

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Juniors serve up a night of Southern Charm at L-N prom

This was a special year for the juniors and seniors of Lawrence-Nelson High School. Students were able to celebrate all of the things they didn't get to do last year...including prom. Prom was held...

Meteor shower drought ends with Earth Day shooting stars

We don’t expect there is a connection but today (Thursday) is designated a Earth Day and astronomers tell us to expect the meteor shower drought will end with Earth Day shooting stars Mainly clear to partly cloudy conditions are forecast for an...

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Burr Oak celebrates it's 150th Anniversary

The residents of Burr Oak are preparing to celebrate their town's 150th anniversary with a week-end filled with activities and reunions, June 4,5 and 6. The settlement of Burr Oak began in 1870 when...

Nuckolls Co. road crew running short of gravel

The Nuckolls County Board of commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. All three commissioners were present. The board worked through a light agenda. The road department reported difficulties...

Blood Mobile will be in Nelson May 5

The Red Cross Blood Mobile will be coming to Nelson from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.on Wednesday, May 5. Appointments are strongly recommended! To schedule an appointment, call Sally Uhrmacher at 402-225-4292 or the Red Cross at 800-733-2767 or go on-line at...

Law enforcement agencies to collect unused medications

Law enforcement officers at locations across Kansas will be collecting unused medications for safe disposal on Saturday. The collection events are part of a nationwide effort to safely dispose of leftover medications to prevent accidental or...

SHS Wildcat Track Syracuse and Deshler results

Last Thursday, the Superior High School track team divided its members between meets at Syracuse and Deshler. Four girls and six boys traveled to the Scott Nisely Invite at Syracuse. The rest of the team went to the Del Wicks Invite in Deshler. At...

SHS golf team at Red Cloud Invite

The Superior High School golf team took to the Red Cloud Golf Course, Thursday, for the Red Cloud Invitational. Nine other teams were present for the 18-hole match. Doniphan-Trumbull, Franklin, Sandy Creek, Gibbon, Blue Hill, Lawrence-Nelson, St....

Men's league bowling awards banquet

The men’s Industrial and Commercial bowling leagues staged their annual awards banquet at the Superior Bowl, Tuesday, April 13. A prime rib dinner with sides was prepared by Jay Nielsen, the bowling center manager. Jerred Ehlers and Phil Simonsen...

L-N golf team at Red Cloud Invite

The Lawrence-Nelson High School golf team visited the Red Cloud Golf Course, Thursday, for the Red Cloud Invitational. The Raiders finished in seventh place with a team score of 415 for the 18-hole match The four lowest individual team member...

Raider Golf team compete in Red Cloud April 13 and 15

On April 13, the L-N golf team traveled to Red Cloud for a triangular match with Red Cloud and Blue Hill. The nine-hole event was won by Red Cloud who carded a team score of 202. L-N and Blue Hill came in with identical scores of 213. Blue Hill’s...

RHHS golf team opens season-finally

The Rock Hills High School golf team played their first match of the season last Tuesday at the St. John’s Invitational at Beloit. The Grizzlies finished in third place with a team score of 551. The four lowest individual scores make up the team...

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Raiders do well at Del Wick's Invitational Meet

For those who don't know, the Del Wick's Track Meet in Deshler was named after the deceased newspaper publisher of the Deshler paper. He loved the sport and made arrangements for the Deshler School...

RHHS track update

The Rock Hills High School girls and boys track and field teams will be in Osborne, Friday, for the Osborne Invitational meet. The Republic County Lions Club Invitational at Belleville, Tuesday, was cancelled because of inclement weather. Rock...

Licorice, the ultimate treat

As a child growing up in Superior, a trip to Mel Thieme’s White House Grocery Store just across the street south of the Superior High School usually involved buying a bottle of pop, a candy bar, a Popsicle or an ice cream bar, but sometimes, it...

Editor's Notebook

Though we awoke Tuesday morning to find the ground was covered with puffy snow, apparently the custom harvesters are anticipating the arrival of spring and wheat to harvest in the southern states. The editor of this newspaper was looking out the...

My Crazy Life

My baby attended his junior prom Saturday. How time flies! He looked so handsome and grown up in his tux. It’s hard to believe he will be a senior next year. I’m not sure if I should be getting the baby photo’s out and crying or celebrating...

Country Roads

It’s prom time! Area high schools have been hosting the annual proms the past two week-ends. Social media has been abuzz with photos of grandchildren, children and other students dressed up in their finest attire. Gone are the jeans with the cuts...

Puffs

What a trip . . . A gray wolf in Nebraska is something we often connect to our frontier heritage, most likely taken place in the 1800s. But, that may be changing. A bit unusual, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reported last week that a large...

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Roy Fullerton

Elmer Leroy Fullerton, the son of William and Ruby (Hancock) Fullerton, was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Montrose, Kan. He died Jan. 16, 2021, at the Brodstone Memorial Hospital at Superior, Neb., at the...

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Lana Black

Former Fairfield, Deweese and Edgar resident, and most recently a Superior resident, Lana J. Black, was born Sept. 29, 1950, in Hastings. She died Friday, April 18, 2021, at the age of 70, at her...

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Jerry Collie

Jerry L. Collie, age 77,died at his home on April 3. He was born on May 24, 1943, to E.O. and Stella Collie. Jerry was a hard worker and an exceptional salesman. He loved the Lord and had a passion...

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Roger Kintigh

Roger Linn Kintigh, the son of Duane and Vivian (Bouray) Kintigh, was born on Dec. 27, 1954, in Superior, Neb. He died April 16, 2021, at the Select Specialty Hospital at Lincoln, Neb., at the age of...

Marcus Skinner

Marcus L. Skinner died April 6, 2021, at his home near Edgar. He was born April 9, 1955, in Superior and was the eldest child of Morris and Joan (Johnston) Skinner. Marc was later adopted by Jack Skinner. The family lived on a farm in the Edgar...

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Clara Ruttman

Clara L. Ruttman, 86, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society's Grand Island Village in Grand Island. Her funeral was conducted at 10 a.m., Monday, April 12, at the Clay Center...

Rick Smith

Rick Smith, 68, the son of Robert D. and Marquerite G. (Engel) Smith was born Nov. 16, 1952, at Hastings. He died Saturday April 3, at his home in Superior. Rick had been associated with Mid Nebraska Individual Services of Superior for many years....

Rose Young

Rose Marie Young, 86, of Fairbury, died April 15, in the comfort of her home surrounded with loved ones. Rose was born July 4, 1934, in Ruskin, Neb., to Gaylord E. and Rose M. (Jensen) Brittenham. Rose is survived by stepdaughters, Kathy Elgert,...

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Warren Applebee

Warren Glen Applebee, born Aug. 14, 1938, in Jewell, Kan. He went home to be with his Lord on April 7, 2021, in the comfort of his home in Cawker City, after fighting a long battle with cancer. Upon...

Gerald Schmitt

Gerald W. “Jerry” Schmitt, 82, of Ord died Friday, April 2, at the Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell. A funeral was held at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Pastor Adam Archer officiated. Inurnment was...

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