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Articles from the January 26, 2023 edition

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Country Roads

Happy Birthday, Kansas, on your 162nd year! Proud to say that you are the only state I’ve ever lived in and wouldn’t change that for anything. Kansas is smack dab in the middle of the United States. Some say it’s boring driving through Kansas...

 

Editor's Notebook

Wylie Jensen stopped by the newspaper office with a nearly perfect 7 ounce pop bottle found while cleaning up the area where a corn crib was once located. The bottle would have been in like new condition had not the screen printed label been...

 

Puffs

Icicles . . . Gosh, haven't used that term for quite some time in the past few years. Duane Brockman had a nice picture of icicle with a barn in the background on Facebook last week. Then, with a little melting and freezing of the ice and snow on...

 

Love my crazy life

We all know by now that I’m not fond of winter, but this blanket of white mother nature draped over everything sure is pretty. It’s a less depressing landscape to gaze upon, at the very least. I feel for those who have to work out in the...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    News    January 26, 2023

Vestey Festival needs more volunteer participation in 23

“The Reel Story — Let the Memories Roll” is the tentative theme for Superior’s 2023 rendition of the Lady Vestey Victorian Festival. The theme honors a former Vestey Festival chairman and one of Superior’s biggest boosters, the late Lew...

 

Irrigation District planning diversion dam near Superior

A letter distributed this week to irrigators served by the Superior Canal reported the Bostwick Irrigation District in Nebraska is now considering the construction of a Republican River Diversion Dam and pumping station to be located south of the Aur...

 

Officer joins police force First day was Tuesday

Apparently, the residents of Superior are not objecting to an ordinance change that will mandate each residence subscribe for trash removal service. If the ordinance is adopted, the charge will be part of the property’s monthly utility bill. At...

 

They didn't miss school one bit

Last Wednesday, when it appeared school would probably be called off on Thursday, Kent and Katelyn Duffy invited their friends to gather at the Duffy farm near Guide Rock for a sledding party. ATV's...

 

Statehood out of wars and conflict

The story of Kansas as it became a state of the United States of America is much like a page out of today's conflicts, voting controversies and hardships. Kansas had its start as property of France....

 

Esbon Land Bank razes first building

Esbon The Esbon Land Bank was organized in February, 2022. The Esbon Land Bank joined the other Jewell County communities of Burr Oak, Formoso, Jewell and Mankato which had establiehed land banks....

 

Funds donated to Western Children Advocacy Center

The Jewell County Commissioners met Tuesday, Jan. 17. Commissioners Brent Beck, Keith Roe and Ed Duskie were present. Carla Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. Don Jacobs, sheriff, discussed the Western Children Advocacy Center fund...

 

Kansas Day – 2023! The Barred Tiger Salamander

Kansas Day is celebrated on Jan. 29. This year, Kansas will be 162 years old. Kansas has several nicknames "the Sunflower State" and "the Wheat State" being but two.  Kansas also has symbols which...

 

Bayer Fund and Jewell Farmers team up to direct donations

Jewell County farmer, the late Roger Underwood, directed a $5,000 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to Jewell County Helping Hands Ministries. They will use the funds to help feed the residents of Jewell County. “We want to t...

 

Nearly $45 Million to connect Kansans to high-speed internet

Governor Laura Kelly said $44.5 million will be awarded to nine service providers to extend high-speed internet to 18,468 locations in 15 underserved counties across the state. This is the third and final award phase of the Kansas Capital Project...

 

Nebraska Legislature Update

The first weeks of the 2023 Nebraska legislative session are complete. The early session is shaping up to be one of the most promising we’ve had on a number of issues. Sen. Albrecht has introduced a great piece of legislation to ban abortion after...

 

USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service to Conduct Hemp Survey

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) sent the 2022 Hemp Production and Disposition Inquiry to Nebraska producers on Jan. 19. Like the 2021 questionnaire, this year’s survey will collect information on the total planted and...

 

A wedding can create interest in economic development

By the time this column gets published, my daughter will be married. That got me thinking about weddings as economic development and people attraction. When I was married 20 years ago, I did the same thing my daughter is doing. I was married in the...

 

Bushy Nutz Squirrel Hunt

The 5th Annual Bushy Nutz Squirrel Hunt was held Saturday at the Nuckolls County Fairgrounds. A total of 57 teams entered, with 39 teams checking in squirrels. In total, 195 squirrels were weighed...

 

Turtles attendAmerican Legion Mid-year Conference

Chuck and DeAnna Tuttle attended the American Legion Department of Nebraska educational conference held at Divots Norfolk Lodge Jan. 13 to 15 with joint and individual sessions for all members of the American Legion Family. Joint sessions included...

 

Ron Buescher was awarded a Quilt of Valor

Ron Buescher was awarded a Quilt of Valor on Jan. 8, 2023. Presenting the quilt were his two sons and their families. Other family members were also present. Ron served in the Army from January 1966...

 

Robert Drudik

Robert Eugene Drudik, the son of Frank and Agnes (Mazour) Drudik, was born Dec. 2, 1946, in Nelson, Nebraska. He died Jan. 18, 2023, at the Brodstone Healthcare at Superior, Nebraska, at the age of...

 

Evelyn Ostdiek

Former Hastings resident, Evelyn J. Ostdiek, 87, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Viera Hospital, Viera, Florida. Rosary will be 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Butler Volland Chapel. Memorial Mass will...

 

Dr. Paul Hallgrimson

Dr. Paul Jene Hallgrimson, age 85, died peacefully in his sleep at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Navarre, Florida, after a brief illness. Jene was born in Ainsworth, on April 1, 1937, to Paul and Vera (Patch) Hallgrimson, the oldest of three...

 

Jerome Warneke

Jerome "Jerry" C. Warneke, 79, of Grand Island, died Jan. 21, 2023, at CHI-Health Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 27, at Grace Lutheran Church....

 

Ronald Lemke

Ronald Dean Lemke, the son of Elmer John and Frieda Nadine (Marcotte) Lemke, was born on Sept. 28, 1956, in Red Cloud, Nebraska. He died Jan. 16, 2023, at the Blue Valley Lutheran Nursing Home at Hebron, at the age of 66 years, 3 months, 19 days....

 

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