Preparation underway to reopen Simic skating rink

The Return of the Simic Recreational Center By The Simic roller skating rink was built in the 1980s by a group of volunteers led by Floyd Butler, Don Gunn and Roger Wilton who were financed by a...

Stacy Malone slowly recovering at home

Last week we reported on the brutal beating of Stacy (Stemper) Malone, a Nelson High School graduate. An intruder entered the Malone home at Kearney, beat Mrs. Malone and left her for dead. On Monday her father, Scott Stemper, shared the following...

Suspect to be arrained Friday in Webster County

A man accused of attempting to murder his mother is to be arranged Friday in Webster County Court. On Jan. 18, deputies with the Webster County Sheriff’s Office were called to a residence located at 940 Webster Street in Red Cloud. A white male,...

Superior school holds career fair

Superior High School held their first career fair in the gymnasium on Monday, Feb. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. School administration proposes to make it an annual event. Several high school students...

JC holds conservation district annual meeting at community center

The Jewell County Conservation District's annual meeting was held at the Mankato Community Center the evening of Feb. 21. Sherry Koster, district manager, welcomed the nearly 98 guests, then...

SVFD responds to simultaneous fires

Monday afternoon, members of the Superior Volunteer Fire Department responded to two fires at nearly the same time. “Butch” Nondorf called his son, Scott - the fire chief, and reported smoke. Live embers from a burn pit at the Mertens residence...

Another meeting to discuss future courthouse today

Nuckolls County residents will have another opportunity this evening (Thursday) to discuss the dilemma surrounding the Nuckolls County Courthouse. The old building if full of history but it has several costly problems that need to be addressed....

Superior FFA places at district CDE'S

Last Wednesday, members of the Superior FFA Chapter competed at district Career Development Events (CDE's), hosted at Central Community College in Hastings. The chapter took nine teams: ag science,...

Rehab or Rebuild

On Feb. 20, Nuckolls County Commissioners met with the public twice, once after the regular meeting and again in the evening, to answer questions concerning the rehab of the current building or the possibility of a new building. A handful of folks...

L-N students attend job fair at Superior

Superior High School hosted a job fair, Monday. Thirty-five vendors set up in the gymnasium from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Lawrence-Nelson and Red Cloud High Schools joined Superior students to see what...

Raiders lose to SEM in final minutes of District Finals

Some people consider the number '13' as unlucky. But then I've heard that some people consider it a lucky number. I've come to the conclusion that if you have the L-N Raiders as your favorite...

L-N Lady Raiders end season as District Runner-up

The two games won in the sub-district tournament allowed the L-N Lady Raiders to move on to the district championship game to qualify for the state tournament. The girls were the 16th seeded team and...

27-25 O T win gives Raider Boys Sub-District Title

The L-N Raider boys' basketball team had the good fortune to host its District D2-2 sub-district tournament last week. The games seemed to be over before they started. Harvard defeated Dorchester for...

SHS girls basketball team departs district finals

`The Superior High School girls basketball team couldn’t quite find their way out of an early deficit in their District C-2-7 final game against Cross County High School at Stromsburg Friday. The Wildcats would get close only to be separated by a...

L-N girls basketball exit district finals

The Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team was faced with a harsh reality Friday as they faced off against the Overton eagles, at Overton, in the District D2-1 final game. The Raiders, despite winning their sub-district bracket, were pitted against...

L-N boys boys basketball at district finals

For three quarters, the Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team had a place at the state championship within their grasp. They led the Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Mustangs 39-35 going into the fourth quarter at the game at Sumner Saturday. Then it all...

Love my crazy life

I took advantage of the weather Monday, and sat out on the porch with my computer. I sat my computer on an old cast iron stove frame that I normally use as a plant stand. I wish I could find an outdoor table that is about desk height, but small...

Country Roads

I am so fond of the month of February. While officially it’s still not spring, I’m happy with it. My reasoning is simple. There are February dates that are special to me and hold memories of loved ones past and present. I became a mother for...

Memories of the Old Tree

The scraggly old cedar tree stands on the hill by the side of the road. It has stood there since my childhood, probably wondering if each new land owner would push it down and drag it away. In its younger days, it stood over the new soddy that the...

Editor's Notebook

In this week’s From the Files column it is noted this newspaper’s mail processing crew set a record 50 years ago of 85,00 pieces of mail processed in one week. I don’t remember what all we did that week but in those days it wasn’t unusual...

Puffs

I’ve mentioned before that I like high school and some college basketball games, but I’m not thrilled by the National Basketball Association’s style of games. They just recently had the NBA ‘All-Star’ game. If that is what you want to...

Ask a Pastor Column

Ask a Pastor Column Presenting biblical answers to tough questions Q: How do you tell if someone is teaching falsely?  A:  The Bible offers two basic tests for truth: agreement with God’s Word and the character of the teacher. As the Nation of...

Readers share their February stories

With this being a leap year and this newspaper being published on the 29th day of February for only the second time in the past 54 years, we asked our readers if they had stories to share about leap year. Mary Ann Kibbe was the first to call. She...

Pages rearranged for press testing

Before the COVID lockdown, this newspaper requested a visit from a webpress mechanic to perform maintenance on the 60 plus year old press used each week to print your newspaper. After the travel restrictions were lifted the mechanics had a long...

Kendall Sunneberg

Kendall Suzanne (Moody) Sunneberg died on Feb. 23, 2024, after a long, courageous battle against Multiple Sclerosis. Born in Superior, Nebraska, March 3, 1972, to Joseph and Connie (Edwards) Moody, Kendall grew up in the small town of Auburn,...

Paul Lewis Van Wey

Paul Lewis Van Wey, 85, died on Feb. 19, 2024, because of a short bout with cancer. He was born in Ionia, Kansas, on April 17, 1938, to Orlo and Irma (Boyer) Van Wey. He graduated from Ionia High...

Darlene Hale

Darlene C. Hale, the daughter of Clifford R. and Faylisha (Hudson) Amack, was born on March 28, 1930, in Bostwick, Nebraska. She died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, at the Superior Good Samaritan Society...

Deadline approaching for risk coverage, price loss coverage programs for 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging agricultural producers to contact their county Farm Service Agency (FSA) office to enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2024 crop year....

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