81-year-old woman achieves sky-dive goal

Jan and Dick Miller retired from their jobs in Arizona in 2003. For the next few years, they lived in Tekamah and wintered in Arizona. They made their home in Superior in 2010 but continued to winter...

South Central Power District holds open house on 75th anniversary

Most of us in Nuckolls County have heard of South Central Public Power District. Many of us get mail from them each month. What I'd wager is that you didn't know they've been around since the Stone...

L-N art students have winning mural

Art students from the Lawrence- Nelson High School competed in the 7th Annual Hastings College Mural Competition on Sept. 8. Students attending this year's competition included seniors Fayth...

Donors surpass $30,000 auditorium challenge grant

The renovation of the Superior Auditorium continues moving forward with the support of the community and Superior High School alumni. As of late August 55 donors have designated funds totaling more than $39,000 toward the payment of the newly...

Solar lights light up Lake Emerson

Twelve light poles with solar LED lights have recently made their appearance at Lake Emerson on the west side of Jewell. The poles follow the walking path around the lake. Increased lighting will...

Raiders Homecoming 2021

Last year's homecoming queen, McKenzie Ostdiek, crowns this year's homecoming queen, Kylie...

Survey addresses health needs in Jewell County

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Healthy Kansans 2030 Steering Committee are promoting a 10-minute Community Health Perceptions Survey to better understand the most serious health issues affecting people in the state....

Blood Mobile collects 57 units of blood at Nelson

The Red Cross Blood Mobile arrived in Nelson Friday for another great day. Although the drive came up a few pints short, 57 units were collected which will help save as many as 170 patients in need. Some donors had a prolonged wait because of the...

More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in 4 county area

The South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) reported another collection of mosquitoes trapped in Adams County on Aug. 31, has tested positive for West Nile Virus. According to Michele Bever, SHDHD health director, symptoms of West Nile...

Mankato City Library News

The Mankato City Library board met Monday. The director reported that at the Central Kansas Library System full system meeting, it was voted in favor of the resolution to exceed the revenue neutral rate. It was also announced the city has approved...

Raider – Blue Hill Football game 12 second too long for Raider's 52-54 loss

"It was the best of times . . . it was the worst of times . . ." Someone far smarter than this reporter once felt the need to use the above quote to help describe activity they were experiencing. I...

SHS volleyball has win streak snapped, begins anew

The Superior High School volleyball team had their eight-game winning streak snapped by the Sutton Mustangs at Superior last Tuesday. Sutton swept Superior, 22-25, 18-25 and 17-25, in three sets. The...

SHS cross country runs at Geneva

The Superior High School cross country team competed at the Fillmore Central Invitational Thursday. Brianna Stricklin finished in 50th place for the girls 5K varsity run. Her time was 29:21.59. Laci...

Cross County run at Geneva

The South Central Red Raiders traveled to Geneva last Thursday to take part in the Fillmore Central Cross Country Invitational Meet. The girls cross country runner for South Central were suffering from illness or injuries and did not take part in...

SHS girls golf takes third at Minden Invite

The Superior High School girls golf team continued their push to the district playoffs with a third place finish at the Minden Invitational Friday. It was another successful outing for the Wildcats as they finished in third place behind host Minden...

Raider Volleyball goes 1-2 in tough competition

Three games last week gave the Lady Raider a little break from being busy, busy, busy. However, all games were against Class D-1 schools, two of which had a combined won-loss record of 25-5. Harvard fell and then L-N faced two of the better teams...

SHS football wins on the road

Perhaps Superior’s football team should just stay out on the road for all their games. Their two victories this season are from away games while their two losses are at home. The Wildcats secured a 36-10 win over the Syracuse Rockets at Syracuse...

L-N football falls to Blue Hill, 54-52

It was a typical Lawrence-Nelson-Blue Hill love fest for the Homecoming game at Lawrence Friday. When time expired, the Bobcats had eked out a 54-52 win over long-time rival Lawrence-Nelson in a game that was contested until time expired. The...

RHHS football season record drops to 0-2

It was another rough outing for the Rock Hills High School football team Friday. From having their season opener cancelled because of COVID-19 to their second consecutive loss, things have not gone well. The Axtell Eagles dominated Rock Hills,...

RHHS volleyball

The COVID-19 scourge continues to impact the Rock Hills High School volleyball team. The team has not played a match since their season opener on Aug. 31. The team was scheduled to play at Tescott last Tuesday. The triangular match was cancelled....

Love my crazy life

Last week was eventful! It was homecoming at the high school, so being the paper lady and a senior football mom had me running in circles. Thankfully the other senior mom, yep, there are only two of us this year, was on top of things. She organized...

Editor's Notebook

I occasionally answer questions about Bob’s Popcorn Palace as people recall buying big bags of popcorn from the stand operated by the late Bob Oglevie. After his stand closed Bob rode his bicycle from his quarters in the Good Samaritan home at...

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Is it sinful to have doubts or questions about God? If so, how can I get rid of them? A:  It is not sinful to have doubts or questions about God. There are far too many examples in Scripture of...

Country Roads

Do you have your “Bucket List” written down and starting to cross things off of it? For those who haven’t heard of what a Bucket List is, it’s a list visiting places, doing things and seeing sights a person wants to do or see before they...

Puffs

Roadside flowers . . . Jerusalem Artichokes, (or whatever those sunflower looking flowers are), tall Blue Stem grass and Goldenrod . . . ya, it’s autumn regardless of what the calendar says. Roadside ditches have gotten a bad rap over the years....

Kansas Public Notices

1946 fire upset Superior grain markets

It was 75 years ago last February when fire destroyed a Superior elevator located across the street south of what is now the Petro Plus Station. At that time the Day & Frees Lumber Yard was...

Carson Becker

The exciting moments of pregnancy turned into a mass of questions and unknowns when Carson Brice Becker entered this world on Sept. 3, 2021 at 3:31 p.m. Carson was born at the Wesley Medical Center...

Jason Kussman

Services are pending at this time for Jason Kussman of Hardy. He was born June 27, 1975 and died Sept. 20. Megrue-Price Funeral Home will be assisting in his...

Tina Fuller

Tina Marie Fuller, the daughter of Guy Neal and Shirley Jean (Muths) Garst, was born on June 17, 1962, in El Paso, Texas. Tina was a 1981 graduate of Concordia High School and attended Cloud County...

Margaret Ketterer

Margaret Ann (May) Ketterer, 88, was born Dec. 24, 1932, on the family farm in Jewell County, Kan., the daughter of Floyd May and Mary (Sweet) May. She died at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas on...

Alan Hult

Alan V. Hult, 77, of Superior, died on Friday, Sept 17, at the Good Samaritan Society Home in Superior. Memorail services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, at Apfel Funeral Home in Grand...

Charles Jacobsen

A longtime Montrose resident, Charles H. Jacobsen, 96, died Tuesday. His funeral is planned for 10:30 Monday at the Melby Mortuary, Mankato. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery, near...

Ruth Henry

Ruth Lane Henry of Lincoln, Neb., died Aug. 27. A service for her will be held in the...

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