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Articles from the January 13, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

Holidays bring back memories of my parents and grandparents, and how much they are missed. So many wonderful Christmas’ with my parents and the two sets of grandparents. We were blessed that my sisters and our children lived within close distance...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    January 13, 2022 

Editor's Notebook

This week marks the 150th anniversary of a famous hunting trip that may have helped draw attention to a painting thought to have been inspired by an earlier buffalo hunting trip that happened in Nuckolls County. But like many of the Old West...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q:  I recently lost someone close to me. Where can I find words of comfort in the Bible?  A:  It may not be easy for me to offer a satisfying answer to this question since grief can affect all of us...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    January 13, 2022 

Puffs

The Human race is really an amazing thing. Even though it was chosen by God to be the dominate species of life here on earth, it sure does a lot of stupid things. History is dominated with our efforts to kill each other off . . . for all sorts of rea...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    January 13, 2022 

Love my Crazy life

I don’t know where to start. It’s been a tough week. Two of my friends are sick and were hospitalized, the pick-up broke down, and I hit a deer. On top of all that, I haven’t been feeling tippy-top. No worries, I’m not contagious or...

 

Elementary adopts Language Arts curriculum midyear

Each January; the Superior Board of Education reorganizes. Not much changed this year. All officers, board Appointments and committee membership remained the same after a brief series of motions which were unanimously approved. Matt Sullivan is...

 

Superior adds 33 acres to Kottmeyer Business Park

Action formalized this week by the Superior City Council more than doubled the size of the Kottmeyer Business Park. While meeting Monday evening, the five council members present voted unanimously...

 

Brodstone welcomes first baby of 2022

The first baby of 2022 made his appearance at Brodstone Memorial Hospital Thursday, Jan. 6. Parents Jerry and Nicole Farr of Red Cloud, welcomed Ethan Cole, weighing 7 lbs. 1 oz. and 19" long. Also welcoming Ethan are his siblings, Tanner, Dakotah,...

 

Nuckolls Co. painting may have attracted Grand Duke to Nebraska

This week marks the 150th anniversary of a buffalo hunt that some credit for being the inspiration of famous paintings created by Alfred Bierstadt, a western landscape artist. But an event which happened in Nuckolls County in 1863 is claimed by local...

 

Produce distribution to build regional food system sustainablity

Kier's of Mankato and Post Rock District Extension are implementing a produce basket program. "Simply Produce" offers customers approximately 15 pounds of produce for $15. The program features a bulk purchase that is available monthly. It is made...

 

USD 107 accepts KDHE COVID Testing Grant

The Board of Education for USD No. 107 met Monday. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Justin Angleton, Wayne Frost, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers, Cassi Bozarth...

 

Dr. Beavers will return to Belleville

Dr. Nolan Beavers will no longer be part of the Jewell County Hospital and clinic. He wants to devote his time to his practice in Belleville and for more time with his family. The Jewell County Hospital has truly appreciated all of his years of...

 

Formoso Garden Club hopes this spring to start bedding plants in their green house

Members of the Formoso Garden Club are hopeful the new year will allow them to start bedding plants in their new greehouse. The green house project began before the arrival of 2021 but last spring’s record breaking cold snap delayed completion...

 

Attorney Generals send letter to stop scam robocalls

Doug Peterson, Nebraska attorney general urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to put in place measures that will help stem the tide of foreign-based illegal robocalls that attempt to scam Americans. The comment letter to the FCC was led...

 

Red Raiders at 22-team Invitational Meet

The South Central Red Raider Wrestling team from the cooperating schools of Lawrence-Nelson and Sandy Creek sent three wrestlers to the Norm Manstedt Invitational held on the campus of the South...

 

Lady Raiders win one of two games last week

That second win of the year was a long time in coming. The course ran through seven teams in larger classes than L-N, but it did come last Thursday in the game against Giltner. The girls split their games during the week as they lost to McCool...

 

L-N Raiders win two games last week

The L-N boys' basketball team played D-1 McCool Junction and D-2 Giltner last week. At the end of the week, they added two more victories to their record which now stands at 6-4. Interestingly, L-N won their first three games of the season and now...

 

Bonnie Thompson

Bonnie Marie (Siebenneicher) Thompson, 72, daughter of Eugene and Vera Jean (Koerwitz) Siebenneicher, was born on Aug. 4, 1949, in Deshler, Neb. Bonnie died Jan. 8, in Hebron. Bonnie was united in marriage to Stanley Thompson on Sept. 14, 1968, at...

 

Chris Eitzmann

Christopher John Eitzmann was born April 1, 1977, in Belleville, Kan. to Scott and Connie Eitzmann. He was the eldest of five siblings. He spent his childhood in Byron, Neb., on a family farm. He...

 

Virgil Eitzmann

Hastings resident Virgil Eugene Eitzmann, 76, died Saturday, Jan. 8, at his home. His funeral will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 14, at First St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Joel...

 

Carl Figgins

Carl R. Figgins, 76, of Mankato died Sunday, Jan. 9. He was born Feb. 24, 1945, to Cecil and Gladys (Bisbee) Figgins. Survivors include his wife, Karen; daughter, Jennifer Harris and her husband, Elliott, of Salina; and grandchildren, Lauren, Andrew...

 

Arlen Lunzmann

Arlen L. Lunzmann, son of John Lunzmann and Edna (Peters) Lunzmann was born Nov. 16, 1933, at Byron, Neb. He died Jan. 3, at Republic County Hospital, Belleville, at the age of 88. Arlen grew up in...

 

Jerry Divel

Jerry Norman Divel was born to Doris (Jarvis) and Rex Divel on July 10, 1947. He died Jan. 8, 2022. Jerry was raised on the family farm south of Jewell. He graduated from Jewell High School in 1965. Jerry leaves four children: Leith (Amy) Divel,...

 

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