Flatwater bar sold, new owners hope for late summer reopening

Members of the Superior City Council unanimously accepted an offer Monday night and agreed to sell the former Flatwater Bar and Grill property to Austin Karnatz and Barb Woerner for $60,000. According to information presented at the council...

Primary Election 2024

The primary election votes cast in Nuckolls County have been counted and the results posted. There were a total of 708 votes cast, 636 on election day and 72 in advance. Of these, 578 were Republican ballots, 98 Democrat, 2 Libertarian and 30...

School paraprofessionals feel misunderstood, unfairly treated

Members of the Superior Board of Education opened their May meeting, Monday evening, in the high school library by reciting the flag saluted. All members of the board were present. Jennie Keifer and Janice Hatzenbuehler, both paraprofessionals,...

Nelson pool update

Because of scheduling conflicts and Mother Nature's lack of cooperation, the Nelson pool may open later than expected this season. For the past several years, the Nelson pool has opened on Memorial...

Nebraska State Patrol police dog at Law Day program

The Nebraska State Patrol employs dogs as part of its arsenal to keep the public and troopers safe. Not just any dog or trooper can serve with the Police Dog Service Unit. A special bond is required...

Fifth graders attend Law Day

Fifth grade students from the Superior and Lawrence-Nelson elementary schools received a crash course in the workings of the judicial system last Wednesday. They participated in the fifth annual Law...

Brodstone nurse wins national DAISY award

KaLee Fanning of Brodstone Healthcare was recently honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's programs to recognize the super-human efforts...

Jewell County Election update

LaVernia Peters, Republican, filed for Grant Township Treasurer on May 14, 2024. Mark Stenson, Republican, filed for Grant Township Trustee on May 14, 2024. Fred Eilert, Republican, filed for Limestone Precinct Committeeman on May 14, 2024. Susan...

Hannah Simmelink received P.E.O STAR Scholarship

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2024 academic year, was presented to Hannah Simmelink, a senior at Rock Hills High School. The scholarship was presented at Senior awards ceremony by... Full story

Lana Svoboda sworn in as district court clerk

Lana Svoboda, a Fairfield resident, was sworn as clerk of the district court last Wednesday. The ceremony, conducted by Diane Wehrman, clerk mag-istrate of the Nuckolls County court, took place as... Full story

Two Raiders to 2024 State Track Meet

The Nebraska high school track season is the shortest sports season in the school calendar. And it is often disrupted by stormy spring weather. However, it also carries an intense interest. It has...

L-N Golfers are state meet qualifiers for 2024

"What a difference a day makes" is an old saying. In this case, maybe it was about two weeks that made a difference. Back on May 2, the L-N Raiders won the TVC tourney by one stroke. Now, on May 13,...

SHS track qualifies five for state meet

The Superior High school track and field teams played host for the rescheduled Superior Invitational, Tuesday, April 30. Inclement weather had caused the meet to be postponed. The number of participating teams was truncated because of scheduling...

Raider Golfers busy before District Meet

With the end of the high school golfing season just ahead, the L-N Raiders took part in two golf meets the week before the district meet. The results were as follows: THAYER COUNTY INVITE: Thirteen teams took part in this meet and L-N placed 5th...

RHHS track at conference meet

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Northern Plains League meet at Tescott Thursday. The girls team finished in second place, with 67 points, in the 12 team field of Osborne, Stockton, Sylvan Grove, St....

RHHS golf

The Kansas state sand greens tournament will be hosted by Tipton Catholic and played over the Tipton Oaks Golf Course Monday and Tuesday. Tee time is set for 9...

Editorʼs Notebook

I have great respect for the newspaper crews who produced newspapers with handset type. As a journalism student at Kansas State University, my introductory course was one that dealt with the history of printing and the various methods used.The...

Two Types of Chairs

When I was about four years old, my father bought my mother a swivel rocking chair present. It had a thick padded seat and back and was made of maple. It was great fun to sit in and rock while spinning this way and that. It was also large enough to...

Country Roads

It was a wet, showery Monday morning and it was enjoyed. After getting flowers, veggies and grass planted last week, the rains were welcomed. Maybe the old saying “April Showers brings May Flowers” should be changed this year to “May Showers...

Love my crazy life

I’ve been pulling weeds in my yard for the last few weeks, and the task is never ending. I have bind weed, stinging nettles, milk week, prickly pear, wandering ivy and a whole mess of other stuff I have yet to put a name to. My hope is to get...

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Would you explain about the tithe? Is tithing just to the church or do donations towards shelters, hospitals, etc. count too? A: By all means! Let’s take a closer look at tithing. When we say a “tithe,” it literally means a tenth of...

Puffs

Northern Lights . . . Aurora Borealis . . . Plus scientific names . . . Gosh, what an experience. Something many of us in south central Nebraska never thought we’d have the chance to experience in our lifetime. I did take a peek outside Friday...

Harold Brockman dies in New York

Relatives in Nebraska received word over the weekend of the death of Lawrence native, Harold Brockman. Harold (known as Harry) died Saturday, May 11, 2024 in a hospital near his home in Loudonville, New York. (Near Albany, New York.) Harry was born... Full story

Elmer Rempe

Elmer Joseph Rempe, the son of Henry and Lena (Ilg) Rempe, was born on Oct. 22, 1933, in Lawrence, Nebraska. He died May 8, 2024, at the Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital at Hastings, Nebraska at the...

Father Irenaeus Kimminau dies April 29, 2024

Lawrence native, Father Irenaeus Kimminau, OFM, age of 103, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 29, 2024, from Quincy Healthcare and Senior Living Center. He was born on April 9, 1921, in Mount Clare, Nebraska, the oldest of eight children of...

Cortney Clark

Cortney Marie (Schields) Clark, 38, of Courtland, Kansas, peacefully died on May 5th, 2024, surrounded by her family after a courageous, two-year battle with breast cancer. Born on July 31, 1985, in...

Gary Keeling

Gary Keeling, 58, died May 12, 2024, at Superior. His funeral is...

Janet Merrill

Janet Eloise McCorkle Merrill was born to Henry and Wynona McCorkle on Nov. 19, 1945, in Superior, Neb- raska. She died on Thursday May 9, 2024, at the age of 78, at St. Francis Hospital, Wichita Kansas. A private family burial will be held at a...

Elaine (Boyles) Daubert

Elaine Ruth (Boyles) Daubert, 62, wife of Edward Daniel Daubert died Feb. 12, 2024, at Jupiter Medical Center Hospice in Jupiter, Florida. Elaine died from complications of pancreatic cancer. Elaine,...

Ila McElroy

Ila M. (Abram) McElroy, 95 years of age, of Randall, Kansas, died Thursday, May 9, 2024, at Belleville Heath Care in Belleville, Kansas. She was born on April 6, 1929, in rural Randall, Kansas to Dallaw W. and Zatha M. (Owen) Abram. Ila attended...

Leon Hughes

Leon David Hughes was born on Sept. 4, 1946, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to Marvin Lazell and Zella Dorothy (Powell) Hughes. He died on May 4, 2024, at the Jewell County Hospital in Mankato, Kansas, at the age of 77 years and 8 months. Leon attended...

Northern Kansas scout alert for Wheat Stripe Rust

Yet another disease may soon or already is affecting the wheat in north central Kansas. Unfortunately, stripe rust continues to spread throughout the state of Kansas from the south to the north with...

LRNRD charts groundwater use

The Lower Republican Natural Resources District this week reported on groundwater use in the four counties served by the district for the past three years. The average district use was 9.86 inches in 2022. This was up from 6.32 in 2021. The use...

Post Rock Extension District Wheat Tour on Wednesday, May 22

The 2024 KSU-Post Rock Extension District Wheat Plot Tours are Wednesday, May 22, to view more than 25 varieties in each of the wheat plots with five stops. The wheat tour day will have an “eastern” and “western” leg of the tours starting...

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