John and Karen Ross named Grand Marshalls of Mankato's 150th parade

It all started on a Saturday night in Mankato, Kansas, in August 1958. Two girls in a Jeep, one girl got out and a guy from Lovewell got in and that was the start of a 64 year romance. Two years...

Memorial Day services to honor veterans at area cemeteries

Special events are being planned thoroughout the area to mark the annual observance of Memorial Day. In prepation for the big day the Nelson American Legion family scheduled cemetery clean-up and small flag placement for 5:30 Monday with an...

JC 4-H helps with spring clean up project for LTC residents

4-H activates youth in the community by teaching young people how to team up to get things done. Collaborative community service was at work for a big spring cleanup of the recreational walking trail...

Travis , Erica Kennyreceive 2022 Entrepreneur Award

Travis and Erica Kenny will be honored Saturday as the 2022 recipients of the Superior 3000 Foundation Entrepreneur of the Year award. Travis and Erica Kenny have owned Kenny's Lumber & Farm...

Public may attend Superior recreation Workshop on June 1

Superior residents are invited to attend the Park and Recreation Design Open House from 4 to 6 p.m., on Wednesday, June 1. Design professionals will be in action, creating concepts for the park and recreation facilities in Superior. Residents are...

A message For the times . . .

If this picture was printed in color, the viewer could see 970 little blue and pink flags, each representing a baby killed via abortions in the average 8-hour work day of many people. The display is...

Work has begun on the first Montana Meadows' villa

Ground has been broken and work started on a new Superior housing development known as Montana Meadows. If all goes as planned five single family homes known as villas will be constructed along the east side of Montana Street south of Fifteenth...

Alumni Golf Event helps Community Building Fund Raising

A person may need to be of a certain age to remember, but a remnant of the "Carol Burnett" TV shows arrived at the L-N Alumni Golf Tournament supper and dance last Saturday in Lawrence. Tim Conway...

Parade honors Alethia Loomis

Alethia Rannebeck Loomis grew up on a farm in Smith County and caught the "bus" (a box with three rows of bench seats mounted on a Ford chassis) to Athens High School close to Ionia. Upon graduation...

Something New in Jewell

Something new is coming to Jewell this Memorial Weekend – the Jewell Farmer's Market. On Saturday there will be a Grand Opening Celebration for the market. The ribbon cutting will be at 8:45 a.m.,...

Superior track teams shine at state: girls in third, boys eighth

The Superior High School boys and girls track teams put on a show for their fans at the state track and field meet at Harry A. Burke High School, Omaha, Friday and Saturday. The Wildcats girls,...

RHHS boys take fourth at state sand greens tourney

The Rock Hills High School boys golf team traveled to Downs to play in the state sand greens golf tournament hosted by Lakeside High School. The 18-hole match was played over the Downs Golf Course. The Grizzlies finished in fourth place, with 389...

RHHS sending one to state track meet

The Washington County High School track was the site of the Region 1A state qualifying meet Thursday. The Grizzlies boys team finished in 19th place with six points. The girls team was in 23rd place with one point. Nate Meyers, a freshman, will...

SHS boys golf ends season at district

The Superior High School boys golf team ended their 2022 season with a 14th place finish, with 465 strokes, in the 15 team District C-4 state qualifying match played over the Indianhead Golf Course, Grand Island, last Tuesday. The top 10 individual...

L-N track team at state meet in Omaha

The Lawrence-Nelson boys and girls track team members who qualified for the state meet staged at Harry A. Burke High School, Omaha, Friday and Saturday, competed on the state stage. The girls team...

Kansas Public Notices

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: The Bible says we are saved in our spirit, doesn’t that mean that God doesn’t care what I do with my body?  A:  Hmm, not so much! You see, there are two errors that we can make when it comes to God’s perspective of our daily life. The...

Love my crazy Life

I found a book and remember now why I don’t read so much anymore. I get so caught up in them that the time gets away from me. Last night, I thought I would just read for an hour and go to bed. Two nights in a row, bedtime has come and went...

Country Roads

Will the peonies be ready for Memorial Day? That is the question asked at this time every year. My mother, mother-in-law and grandmothers always looked forward to seeing the lovely peony flowers out in their soft and bright pink colors every...

Editor's Notebook

As Superior residents prepare for the 31st Victorian Festival honoring Evelyn Brodstone, one of the community’s most accomplished residents, many current resident find it hard to envision what life was like in Superior more than a century ago....

Puffs

Memories . . . I spent a considerable number of years volunteering as an EMT for the community of Lawrence and I like to recall memories from those years. They come up at the strangest times and places, and they are both good and bad. However, last...

Jon Stratman

Jon K. Stratman was born Oct. 21, 1955, in Superior Neb., to Dale and Bernice (Swihart) Stratman. He died May 13, 2022, in his home at Columbia, Tenn., from his battle with cancer. Jon grew up in the...

Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards, 92, died May 18 at Superior. His funeral will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 4, at Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior. Burial with military honors will be in Hardy Cemetery,...

Esther Headrick

Esther Headrick, 92, died Jan. 2, at Superior. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday at Olive Hill Cemetery, rural Jewell County, Kan. Megrue-Price Funeral Home is in charge of...

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