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Former Texas officer joins Superior Police Department

Daryl Wilks is the newest addition to the Superior Police department. He brings an extensive background in law enforcement to the position. He retired from the Pflugerville, Texas Police department...

Fire destroys home near Lawrence

Thursday at 8:56 a.m. the Nuckolls County Sheriff's office received two 911 calls reports for a house fire at 3119 Highway 4, just a few miles east of Lawrence. Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department was...

Superior School athletes will travel in coach bus

Superior High School athletic teams and others will be traveling in style to future events. The school transportation department took delivery of the 202 Blue Bird All American bus on Friday. The bus...

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Burr Oak

United States Geological Survey (USGS), recorded a magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 11:37 p.m. Friday approximately 2 miles west of Burr Oak. According to the USGS website, the quake was centered 8.7 miles northwest of Mankato 39.864 degrees north...

Smith Center woman convicted of insurance fraud

A Smith Center woman has been convicted of insurance fraud and related charges, Derek Schmidt, Kansas attorney general said. Trisha A. Wiehl, 40, was found guilty in Smith County District Court of one count of insurance fraud, four counts of theft,...

Kemmerer and Pumphrey open truck wash

A new business, K and P Truck Wash, opened north of Jewell on Jan. 31. Joel Kemmerer and Andrew Pumphrey are the owners. Four washing stations are available. Water for the truck wash is supplied by a...

Mankato VFD receives grant from Jewell County foundation

The Mankato Volunteer Fire Department received a grant for $3,000 to purchase 25 intrinsically safe firefighting flashlights for each fireman. This grant was made possible by the Dane G. Hansen...

SHS National Honor Society inducts new members Feb. 5

The induction ceremony for National Honor Society for 2020 was held at Superior High School Feb. 5. Bob Cook, principal, inducted the new society members with the assistance of the 2019 members...

BCom's rural digital partnership plans to open office in Superior

This year marks the launch of the BCom Solutions Rural Digital Partnership Program and the Rural Digital Partnership expansion. The program will expand the agency’s reach to key rural communities with a spirit and desire to grow while doubling...

Watson, Formoso City Clerk, retires

After more than 31 years, Elaine Watson is retiring from her job as the City Clerk of Formoso. Her first day on the job was in October of 1988. The job was different those years ago! The biggest...

Lady Cats defeat Milford Saturday

Saturday the Lady Cats played an away game against Milford. The Cats struggled at the start of the game, but quickly gained momentum to win all four quarters.The Cats outscored Milford 57-30. Kalynn Meyer led the Lady Cats with 25 points, while...

Wildcats come up short against Sandy Creek

On Feb. 8, the Wildcats played an away game against the Sandy Creek Cougars. The Wildcats boys team led most of the first two quarters, but lost momentum after half time. The Cats lost with a score of 35-46. Conner Blackstone led the Wildcats with...

Superior High School girls take home conference title

The Southern Nebraska Conference girl's basketball championship trophy is now at home in Superior. The Wildcats won all three games to bring home the title. They downed David City, 57-18, in the...

RHHS boys split a pair of games

The Rock Hills High School boys basketball team downed Sylvan-Lucas, 48-47, at Mankato, last Tuesday. They suffered a 68-67 overtime loss on the road to Lakeside Friday. They played Natoma, at...

Lawrence-Nelson girls take top spot at tourney

The Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team continued their unbeaten run with two more wins to secure the Twin Valley Conference championship title at Kenesaw, Saturday. The Raiders played Harvard, at...

RHHS girls drop two games last week

The Rock Hills High School girls basketball team fell to Sylvan-Lucas 46-27, at Mankato, last Tuesday. Their visit to Lakeside, Friday, resulted in a 49-15 loss. Rock Hills visited Natoma, Tuesday,...

SHS boys at tourney

The Superior High School boys basketball team dropped their consolation round game against Sandy Creek, 46-35, Friday. They lost a one-point heartbreaker, 58-57, to Smith Center, at Superior, Monday....

L-N boys go 1-1 at tournament

The Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team lost their opening Twin Valley conference tournament game. 46-43, to Kenesaw, at Deshler, last Tuesday. They won their consolation round game, 49-45, against Harvard, Friday, at Kenesaw. The Raiders played...

SHS wrestlers compete at Adams Central Invite

The Superior High School wrestling team competed at the Adams Central Invitational at Hastings, Friday. The team finished in 13th place, with 19 points, in the 13-team field. Other schools taking part were Aurora, Lexington, Millard West, Nebraska...

Country Road's

After attending a musical concert called “Shake, Rattle, and Roll,” it made me go back to a more care free time in my life. I may be giving away my age but as the three women belted out songs like “Be My Baby,” “Twist And Shout.” “My...

Editor's Notebook

We can’t say for sure as these notebook entries are being made before the paper is printed, but we do know the chance of printing a paper this week increased significantly when Monday afternoon the man in the brown truck delivered a wooden box to...

Burr Oak

Kelley and Nick Bunting hosted a birthday party honoring Cheryl Hillman at their Burr Oak home last Tuesday evening. Attending for cake and visiting were Jessica Barnes, Greg and Brynlee Manning, Tabitha, Braiden and Makaya Juarez, Walt and Peggy...

Nora

Haley Gebers attended a belated CPI Christmas party at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln Saturday. Annie Atkins and Sue Williams went to Kearney last Tuesday and took a family friend Priscillla Meester out for lunch. Roger and Sue Williams were in...

Four Ways from Northbranch

Sam and Alyce Gillett have been busy attending ball games. Last Tuesday they, along with Lily and Claire Walker, watched Jerrod Gillett play in the game against Sylvan - Lucas. Friday they traveled to Downs to watch Rock Hills play Lakeside. In the...

Jewell

My apologies to the Jewell County readers. It seems I had the day and place both wrong last week. I was told it is to be at 2 p.m., Feb. 24 at the Randall Library. Sorry. The book under discussion is “Summer Island” by Kristin Hannah. The...

Highland

Mr and Mrs Don Cassell, with their family, attended the Harlem Globetrotters show in Lincoln Friday evening. Emily Jacobitz stayed Saturday night with Natalie Jacobitz. Jeanette Wolfe visited Ivalee Jacobitz Sunday afternoon. Then they decided to...

Oak

Gaylen and Jackie Cox attended Ava Cox’s basketball game at Hastings Middle School on Saturday. Phyllis Schmitt continues with her cardio-rehab a couple times each week. While in Hebron last Saturday, Phyllis visited briefly with her son, Jerry...

Randall

A smattering of snow greeted the community last Wednesday morning. Brisk wind kept the wind chill low. A heavy frost lingered most of Thursday morning. Friday morning, there was a light coating of snow. Saturday and Sunday were windy and chilly...

Republic

Roger Kintigh is this week's burger night winner at Rip City Inn. RFD 9 held their annual meeting at Rip City Inn there were around 25 who attended, starting with the meeting which was called to order by the vice president beginning with the...

How to use Netflix Auto Play Preview

For all the Netflix subscribers who’ve been frustrated with the Auto-Play Preview feature - you know the one that starts playing whatever show you’ve got high lighted? - maybe you just want to read the summary or, perhaps something has come up...

GSS staff selects Ever Forward facility champions

Friday afternoon before a staff meeting, the Good Samaritan Society's, Superior staff members, presented four of their peers, co-workers and friends with 2020 Ever Forward champion awards. The awards...

Superior's speech team goes to Aurora

Superior's speech team competed at Aurora Saturday. Medals were extended to 15th place at this meet because of the size of it. There were 528 individual entries from 33 schools across Nebraska. That...

RHJH Scholars Bowl teams compete at St. John's in Beloit

Rock Hills Junior High School competed at the PikeTrail League Scholars Bowl Tournament Feb. 10, at Downs. There were 11 teams competing. The eighth grade team was made up of Abbey Schleifer, Cooper...

African Locust swarms devouring crops; not new to Kansans

Biblical swarms of crop devouring locusts are eating their way across Africa. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO have declared the situation a crisis. Favorable climatic conditions allowed widespread breeding of the...

Howard Mills

Howard Lee Mills, 71, the son of Lloyd and Emma (Garman) Mills, was born on Sept. 22, 1948, in Red Cloud, Neb. He died Feb. 7 at Bryan LGH Medical Center West at Lincoln, Neb. Howard attended schools...

Elaine Madsen

America lost another member of The Greatest Generation when Elaine Ruth (Johannes) Madsen died Feb. 7, 2020 at Lincoln's Fallbrook Assisted Living after a six month stay. Elaine had spent the vast...

Hilda Marquart

Hilda Sophia (Kroeger) Marquart, 99, daughter of John and Sophia (Eitzmann) Kroeger, was born on Feb. 5, 1921, on a farm in Republic County Kansas. She died Feb.7, 2020. Hilda was baptized by Pastor...

Virgil Thompson

Virgil “Ray” Thompson, age 78, of Beloit, died Saturday at the Jewell County Hospital. He was born on May 26, 1941, in Cimarron, Kan., to Virgil Elmer and Lucille (Ray) Thompson. Ray was a graduate of Cimarron High School. Right after high...

Laverne Lambrecht

Laverne M. Lambrecht, 97, of Red Cloud, died Feb. 6, 2020. at the Superior Good Samaritan Center in Superior, Neb. Services are...

Floydean Hawley

Floydean "Dean" Hawley, 98, the daughter of Floyd and Minnie Pugh Higgins was born March 27, 1921, in Nemaha County Nebraska near Auburn. She died Feb. 8, 2020, at her home in Edgar, Neb. Dean was...

Verona Hofts

Verona (Heider) Hofts (85) died Jan. 31, 2020, in The Woodlands, Texas. She was born to William and Alma (Heidbrink) Heider of Chester, Neb., on April 22, 1934, and was baptized two weeks later by...

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