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Articles from the January 5, 2023 edition

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Country Roads

I just finished watching the 133rd Tournament of Roses Parade on our wide screen television and, as usual, it didn’t disappoint me. I enjoy the bright colors and all the flowers and natural nuts, rice, grasses and plants incorporated into the float...

 

Puffs

Happy New Year. Hope 2023 is off to a good start for all of you. There are millions of reasons to give thanks for our benefits while starting this year, 2023. There are also probably as many reasons to worry about the future as hardships are sure to...

 

BNSF train backs into grain truck Lots of damage but no injuries

There was unexpected excitement in Superior Friday morning when the Superior Fire and Rescue Departments were called to a truck-train accident near the eastern outskirts of Superior. An area truck...

 

Nuckolls Co. Residents challenging FCC map

The accuracy of the Federal Communications Commission’s National Broadband Map is being disputed by a number of Nebraska broadband providers and government officials. Nuckolls County Commissioner-elect Jerry Grove has called on this newspaper and...

 

Sheriff seeking info on stolen hay

The Jewell County Sheriff’s office is circulating pictures taken by a surveillance camera which may be related to the theft of hay bales from a farm north of Formoso. The pictures show two big bales of hay being loaded on a pickup truck. Officers...

 

Courtland woman found at accident scene on Monday

A 60-year-old Courtland woman who was last scene on Saturday, was found at an accident seen on Monday. On Tuesday The Belleville Telescope said The Kansas Highway Patrol had reported a 2005Chevrolet Impala driven by Kimberly Petersen left Highway 36...

 

2022 rainfall light and varied

With the area’s economy dependent upon rainfall, the topic of moisture is often the subject of conversations. The year 2022 is now in the history book and for the local area, it will most likely be classified as a “drought” year. Rainfall total...

 

Jewell County jail closed because of staff shortage

The Jewell County Commissioners met Dec. 19. Commissioners Steve Greene, Keith Roe, and Brent Beck, and Carla Waugh, county clerk, were present. Ed Duskie, commissioner elect, joined the meeting. Travis Garst, solid waste director, reported all the e...

 

Jewell County crew patching Z Road to Webber

Amanda Davis, register of deeds, said she has issues with the postal machine and asked questions about the usage. She requested the postage machine be moved to another office as she doesn’t want to be responsible for it any longer. The...

 

Boden re-appointed to Pawnee Mental Health Board

Commissioners Steve Greene, Keith Roe and Brent Beck, and Carla Waugh, county clerk, were present for the Dec. 12, Jewell County commissioners meeting. The commissioners accepted Lila Frost’s resignation from the Jewell County Hospital Board effect...

 

New Year brings new hours and exhibits to JC Museum

The new year brings new hours and exhibits The Jewell County Historical Museum has added new exhibits for public viewing. In the room that contains Manny the Mammoth, there is now an exhibit showing...

 

Crop Nutrient Management update meetings planned

With fertilizer prices continuing to be a significant input cost and the availability issues, it is increasingly important for producers to properly manage their agricultural inputs. To address the topic of nutrient management, K-State Research and...

 

Red Cross to visit Nelson Jan. 16

The Red Cross is scheduled to be back in Nelson, with a full staff, from 9 to 3 p.m., on Monday, Jan. 16. This is a holiday for some of you, which may work better for some and not for others.      Appointments can be scheduled online...

 

LVFD reorganized for 2023, honor retirees

The Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department saw two veteran fire fighters retire in 2022. Bob Menke is a 46 year veteran, and Bob Theer a 34 year veteran. The men were recognized during the December meetin...

 

Editor's Notebook

In late 2022, area residents received multiple warnings about the winter weather expected to arrive with the new year. Daily newspapers published the weather forecast, cell phones lit up with weather alerts. Radio and television media were...

 

L-N girls to play Giltner Thursday

It was a rough opening round game for the Hershey Holiday Tournament for the Lawrence-Nelson High School girls basketball team as they fell 60-26 in a contest that was never close. The...

 

Raiders almost win one at Hershey

One was close and one wasn't but they were both losses for the Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team at the Hershey Holiday Tournament Thursday and Friday. The Raiders lost a close 51-47 opening round...

 

Coe Neilson wrestles Saturday for Beloit

Coe Neilson returns to the mats for Beloit High School wrestling, Saturday, at the Norton Tournament. He has a 12-1 record for the season with Beloit where he competes as part of a cooperative program....

 

Wrestlers compete at Fillmore Central Invite

The Superior High School girls and boys girls team wrestlers competed at the Fillmore Center Invitational at Geneva, Friday. The boys team finished in eighth place, with 65 points, in the 16 team fiel...

 

SHS girls improve record

The Superior High School girls basketball team lost a nail biter, 42-37, to a strong C-1 Milford Eagles team in the opening round game of the Runza Holiday Tournament Wednesday. The Wildcats roared back, Thursday, with a 59-12 thrashing of the Mead...

 

Cats pounded at tourney

The Superior High School boys basketball team had a less than joyous experience at the Runza Holiday Tournament Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The Wildcats were handed losses in the three games they played. Milford handed them a 46-37 loss in the...

 

Clarence Chartier

Clarence Lee Chartier, 90 of Kearney, formerly of Joplin, Missouri, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2022 at Kinship Point Northridge in Kearney. His funeral will be at 3 p.m. today (Thursday) Jan. 5, at...

 

Dorothy Sandell

Dorothy Arlene Sandell, 93, daughter of Elmer Danielson and Ida (Sundgren) Danielson was born Aug. 20, 1929, Scandia, and died on Dec. 27, at the Belleville Health Care Center, Belleville. Dorothy graduated from Scandia High School. She was united...

 

Mary Ann Biltoft

Mary Ann Biltoft, the daughter of Joseph and Alice (Barta) Mazour, was born on Feb. 20, 1932, on the family farm near Nelson, Nebraska. She died on Dec.16, 2022, at her home in Nelson, Nebraska at...

 

Bertha Kathman

Bertha E. (Hofstetter) Kathman, 87, Hastings, Neb., formerly of Lawrence, Neb., died Wed- nesday, Dec. 28, 2022, at Providence Place in Hastings. Rosary was at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was at 1...

 

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