Articles from the February 6, 2020 edition

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Legislature may create task force to mitigate future flooding risks

After historic flooding in March 2019 devastated many areas in Nebraska, state lawmakers introduced a bill that would take a much closer look at how the state prepares for and responds to major flooding events. Introduced by Sen. Bruce Bostelman of B...

 

Speech team members find a place to excel and develop life long skills

Members of the Superior High School speech team came home exhausted but thrilled with their first place trophy in speech competition at Beatrice this week. There they competed with students from...

 

First Baby in 2020 born at Brodstone

The first baby of 2020 to be born at Brodstone Memorial Hospital waited until the last day of January to enter the world. Parents Hannah and Jared Shroyer welcomed Quinn Haley, weighing 7 lbs 13 oz...

 

Brodstone Hospital receives 5 star designation

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded Brodstone Memorial Hospital five stars in quality. This is the highest rating awarded. There were only 407 hospitals in the nation to receive this designation out of 4,500. This means...

 

Nuckolls Co. lets contract for surfacing Edgar spur

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. Commissioner James Keifer was excused because of a medical issue. Tim Zikmund and Daren Blackstone were present. The main agenda item was the letting of the...

 

Senior Services fair at Vestey Center

The Superior Good Samaritan Society is hosting a special event for senior citizens on Wednesday in the Vestey Center Lobby in downtown Superior. Vendor booths will open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at 11:30 and there will be a drawing for door...

 

Commissioner seat opening in Dist. 11

Daren Blackstone, the incumbent Nuckolls County Commissioner representing District 11, has made the decision not to run for a second term. The district is comprised of Superior’s Beaver 2 precinct as well as southeast Nuckolls County including Elk...

 

Sasse staff to hold mobile office in Nuckolls County

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse reports that a member of his staff will be hosting a mobile office from 11 a.m. until 1 p.n. on Thursday, Feb. 20, in Nelson. All are welcome. The office hours will provide Nebraskans with an opportunity to speak with a member...

 

Commissioners proceedings Jan. 27

The Jewell County Commissioners met Jan. 27. Commissioners, Steve Greene, Mark Fleming and Keith Roe and Carla J Waugh, county clerk were present for the meeting. The following were present for office head meeting: Shannon Meier, Ambulance director;...

 

Commissioners Proceedings Jan. 13

The Jewell County Commissioners met Jan. 13. Commissioners, Steve Greene, Mark Fleming and Keith Roe and Carla J Waugh, county clerk were present.. Shannon Meier, ambulance director, reviewed the December billing report and activity report. Shannon...

 

Commissioners Proceedings Jan. 21

The Jewell County Commissioners met Jan. 21. Commissioners, Steve Greene, Mark Fleming and Keith Roe and Carla Waugh were present. The minutes of the Jan. 13 meeting were approved. The revised 2020 Employment Rules and Regulations for the Ambulance D...

 

Jewell's Sesquicentennial Celebration Begins!

Jewell, 150 years old, is celebrating her Sesquicentennial during 2020. The first event of that year-long celebration is the Jewell Sesquicentennial Historical Home Tour to be held on Sunday....

 

Rock Hills hosts league band clinic

Musicians from 11 Northern Plains League schools met at the Rock Hills School on Monday to participate in the league's annual band clinic. Two percussion ensembles were organized to play throughout...

 

Highlighting the Sixth Principle Meridian at Mahaska

As part of the Kansas Day Celebrations, Elaine Bowers, state senator, brought attention to a District 36 highlight: The Initial Point of the Sixth Principle Meridian, which is located in Senate...

 

Lawrence-Nelson Middle School quiz bowl win meet

Lawrence-Nelson Middle School held its quiz bowl contest last Wednesday at Nelson. Lawrence-Nelson finished first and Superior second after playing all teams involved in the meet. Then the two teams...

 

SHS wrestlers at SNC tourney at Milford

The Superior High School boys wrestling team competed in the Southern Nebraska Conference Tournament at Milford High School, Saturday. The Wildcats finished in 10th place, with three points, in the...

 

L-N girls remain unbeaten

The Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team continued their magical winning streak 19-0 after winning their opening game against Deshler in the Twin Valley Conference Tournament at Nelson Monday. The...

 

L-N boys drop two of three games

The Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team hit a rough stretch as they dropped two of the three games they played. The Blue Hill Bobcats downed Lawrence-Nelson 56-49 at Blue Hill last Tuesday. The...

 

SHS boys win then lose tourney opener

The Superior High School boys basketball team downed the Deshler Dragons, 55-51, at the high school gymnasium last Tuesday. They were edged 49-40 by Thayer Central in their opening round game of the Southern Nebraska conference Tournament at Hebron M...

 

SHS girls down Deshler at home

It was an easy skate on the pond for the Superior High School girls basketball team as they glided by the Deshler Dragons 67-24 at the high school gymnasium last Tuesday. The Wildcats played David Cit...

 

RHHS boys win two more games

The Rock Hills High School boys basketball team improved their season record to 8-4 with their wins against Tescott. 61-31, last Tuesday at Tescott and Wilson, 59-37, at Mankato, Friday. They took on...

 

RHHS girls split a pair of games

The Rock Hills High School girls basketball team is on track for their most successful season in several years. They were edged 48-45 by Tescott, at Tescott, last Tuesday. They won their sixth game...

 

Editor's Notebook

With Valentine’s Day nearly here, next week’s issue of this newspaper should have one or more features related to this day. When I was a youngster attending Pleasant Valley School, I looked forward to exchanging valentines with my classmates and...

 

Country Roads

Since Kansas and Nebraska officially consider the “windy month” a month away, it’s time to get your kites ready to fly. Recently I attended a kite flying festival. It was amazing to see all shapes and sizes of kites flying high into the blue...

 

Nora

Steve and Diane Gebers visited Brandon and Jamie Ridder at West Point Saturday and Sunday. Helen Gebers visited Norman Lunzmann at Park View Haven in Deshler Saturday morning. Roger and Sue Williams attended a winter party at Fillmore Grade School...

 

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