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Articles from the January 7, 2021 edition

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Editor's Notebook

Richard Schmeling, a frequent contributor to this newspaper sent a story about his Aunt Freda and slip-on seat covers she installed on her new Pontiac with the expectation when it came time to trade-in the car. it would be worth more. His story...

 

Country Roads

No, I do not have a New Year’s Resolution. I am just thankful to get beyond 2020 and into 2021. Now what’s to say 2021 will be any better? I don’t have an answer for that question but it’s at times like this it would be good to be able to...

 

Superior Seamstresses Specializing in Masks

There are some for whom practicing random acts of kindness is a way of life. Two such Superior residents are Diana Kranau and Judy Mohler. The two, who are cousins and were born and raised in...

 

Mussman Joins County Board

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson, Monday, for their regularly scheduled meeting at 8:30 a.m. The first order of business was the swearing in of Dave...

 

Water main replacement project to begin this month

It may be mid-winter, a time when area residents don’t have to be on the lookout for construction projects but that is about to change. Before this month is over, the City of Superior expects to have a contractor move equipment in and beginning the...

 

Nuckolls Co. COVID-19 positivity rate down to 2.7%

Monday evening South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 157 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past seven days (December 29 – January 4), averaging 22.4 new cases per day and bringing the cumulative number of cases in...

 

Hospital CEO Optimistically looking for a better 2021

Brodstone Memorial Hospital We are full of hope and optimism as we begin 2021. We are all very aware of how hard and difficult 2020 was. At Brodstone, it has been no different. Like many hospitals, we came together to make sure that our communities...

 

Puffs

Puffs 2020 . . . The year will not be the first, nor the last, to be cursed, and blessed. (I’m afraid from the current generations, more cursing than blessings.) However, we do move on and many of us will remember 2020 as the year of the battle ....

 

My Crazy Life

Well, ya’all, 2021 did not bring with it the magical reset button I’m sure many of us hoped it would. I’ve never really understood the whole “New year, new me” concept. I’ve always found it to be a pain in the tuchus. I have to buy a new...

 

Interns now being sought for 2021

Area internships available for summer 2021. Jewell County area high school and college students are encouraged to apply now. All students are encouraged to apply for a Nex-Gen Round Up for Youth Internship. High school and college students are matche...

 

OCCK Transportation will run reduced hours on Jan. 18

OCCK, Inc. Transportation, including Salina CityGo, Regional Paratransit, City of Abilene transportation and 81 Connection, will run shortened hours on Monday, Jan. 18. On Jan. 18, CityGo buses will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with no peak routes...

 

Survey input wanted on Jewell County

Members of Jewell County Community Development want your opinion on the state of Jewell County! This survey will also supplement the Strategic Doing work for the Dane G. Hansen Foundation, which encourages citizens to suggest priorities and to...

 

A friendly face at the USD 107 office

Board clerk and business manager of USD 107 Rock Hills, Janet Higer, attended school mostly in Mankato. She went to Jewell for one year. After a period of time living elsewhere, Higer moved back to...

 

Why is that KDOT plow truck not going faster?

If you are a motorist wanting to pass a KDOT truck plowing snow or putting down salt or brine to fight ice, you might not realize why it is moving so slowly. It comes down to physics and performance. Fact, the physics: A KDOT plow truck weighs...

 

NSAA Winter Season guidelines have been updated

Circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic are constantly changing and vary from community to community. Difficult decisions have to be made from week to week or even day to day. Each school has the authority to determine if it will continue to...

 

RHHS sports resume

With the holiday break over, the Rock Hills High School boys and girls basketball teams head back onto the court. The teams travel to Chase for contests with the Kats Friday. The Lawrence-Nelson Raiders visit Mankato on Tuesday. Rock Hills...

 

L-N boys split a pair at holiday tourney

It was a mixed feast for the Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team at the Hershey Holiday Tournament. The Raiders dropped their opening round game, 52-42, to the host Hershey Panthers last Wednesday....

 

L-N girls drop 2 at holiday tourney

Things were anything but festive for the Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team during their foray to the Hershey Holiday Tournament‑held at hershey High school. The Raiders, a Class D-2 school were...

 

SCUD 5 wrestlers at Fillmore Central

The South Central Unified District 5 Red Raiders wrestling team visited Geneva last Wednesday to participate in the Fillmore Central Holiday Tournament. The Red Raiders finished in 13 place, with 29 points, in the 16 team field. Two Lawrence-Nelson...

 

SHS wrestlers at Fillmore Central

The Superior High School wrestling team competed at the Fillmore Central Holiday Tournament at Geneva last Wednesday. The Wildcats came in eighth in the 16 team field with 72 points. Other teams participating at the tournament were York, Fillmore...

 

SHS girls take fifth at holiday tourney

The Superior High School girls basketball team brought home a fifth place finish from the Runza Holiday Tournament. The Wildcats downed number four ranked D-1 Bruning-Davenport-Shickley 47-41 last Monday. They topped Class C-1 Cozad, 49-35 to take...

 

RHJSHS activities for the week

Monday was Teacher Inservice so there was no school. High school boys basketball practice was held at the elementary gym from 1 to 3. Tuesday was the first day of second semester classes. (Bear Day) On Wednesday all make-up finals needed to be...

 

Wildcats lose one and win one at tournament

After the moratorium, Superior continued playing in the Runza Holiday Tournament. The Wildcats faced off against Bruning-Davenport-Shickley Monday, Dec.28. The game was a battle from the tip with many lead changes with BDS winning the close game 36...

 

Maxine Bowman

Maxine (Maag) Bowman, 94, died Dec. 31, at Holiday Resort. Maxine was born Oct.12, 1926, in Mankato and was a resident of Salina for 51 years moving from Lebanon. She was preceded in death by her...

 

Irene Fintel

Irene Rosa Fintel, 94, was one of six children born to Henry and Hannah (Collmann) Peters, on Feb. 12, 1926, in rural Hardy. She died Dec. 28. Irene attended School District 87 rural Deshler. She was united in marriage to Vernon L. Fintel on Feb....

 

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