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Fire destroys home near Lawrence

Thursday at 8:56 a.m. the Nuckolls County Sheriff's office received two 911 calls reports for a house fire at 3119 Highway 4, just a few miles east of Lawrence. Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department was...

 

BCom's rural digital partnership plans to open office in Superior

This year marks the launch of the BCom Solutions Rural Digital Partnership Program and the Rural Digital Partnership expansion. The program will expand the agency’s reach to key rural communities with a spirit and desire to grow while doubling the...

 

SHS National Honor Society inducts new members Feb. 5

The induction ceremony for National Honor Society for 2020 was held at Superior High School Feb. 5. Bob Cook, principal, inducted the new society members with the assistance of the 2019 members...

 

Superior School athletes will travel in coach bus

Superior High School athletic teams and others will be traveling in style to future events. The school transportation department took delivery of the 202 Blue Bird All American bus on Friday. The bus...

 

Former Texas officer joins Superior Police Department

Daryl Wilks is the newest addition to the Superior Police department. He brings an extensive background in law enforcement to the position. He retired from the Pflugerville, Texas Police department...

 

Mankato VFD receives grant from Jewell County foundation

The Mankato Volunteer Fire Department received a grant for $3,000 to purchase 25 intrinsically safe firefighting flashlights for each fireman. This grant was made possible by the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Funds Program of the Jewell County...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    February 13, 2020

Watson, Formoso City Clerk, retires

After more than 31 years, Elaine Watson is retiring from her job as the City Clerk of Formoso. Her first day on the job was in October of 1988. The job was different those years ago! The biggest diffe...

 

Rolling Hills Electric holds safety meeting

Rolling Hills Electric Co-op held a safety meeting at the Mankato firehouse Thursday. Displays were presented on different situations such as what could happen if people came into contact with...

 

Kemmerer and Pumphrey open truck wash

A new business, K and P Truck Wash, opened north of Jewell on Jan. 31. Joel Kemmerer and Andrew Pumphrey are the owners. Four washing stations are available. Water for the truck wash is supplied by a...

 
 By Mary Sawyer    News    February 13, 2020

A 3.0 earthquake felt in northwest Jewell Co. Friday

Boom! It was 11:37 p.m. Friday and everything in the house rattled. It was as if something had run into the side of the house or lightning had hit right outside the house. But there weren’t any bright lights with the boom. Reno, our dog was...

 
 By Alan Davis    News    February 13, 2020

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Burr Oak

United States Geological Survey (USGS), recorded a magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 11:37 p.m. Friday approximately 2 miles west of Burr Oak. According to the USGS website, the quake was centered 8.7 miles northwest of Mankato 39.864 degrees north...

 

Smith Center woman convicted of insurance fraud

A Smith Center woman has been convicted of insurance fraud and related charges, Derek Schmidt, Kansas attorney general said. Trisha A. Wiehl, 40, was found guilty in Smith County District Court of one count of insurance fraud, four counts of theft,...

 

Roe files for re-election as county commissioner

Keith Roe, Mankato Republican, has filed by petition for re-election in 2020. Voters first elected Roe commissioner in 2016 to the 2nd District which consists of Center and Limestone...

 

Superior's speech team goes to Aurora

Superior's speech team competed at Aurora Saturday. Medals were extended to 15th place at this meet because of the size of it. There were 528 individual entries from 33 schools across Nebraska. That...

 

GSS staff selects Ever Forward facility champions

Friday afternoon before a staff meeting, the Good Samaritan Society's, Superior staff members, presented four of their peers, co-workers and friends with 2020 Ever Forward champion awards. The awards...

 

African Locust swarms devouring crops; not new to Kansans

Biblical swarms of crop devouring locusts are eating their way across Africa. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO have declared the situation a crisis. Favorable climatic conditions allowed widespread breeding of the...

 

How to use Netflix Auto Play Preview

For all the Netflix subscribers who’ve been frustrated with the Auto-Play Preview feature - you know the one that starts playing whatever show you’ve got high lighted? - maybe you just want to read the summary or, perhaps something has come up...

 

RHJH Scholars Bowl teams compete at St. John's in Beloit

Rock Hills Junior High School competed at the PikeTrail League Scholars Bowl Tournament Feb. 10, at Downs. There were 11 teams competing. The eighth grade team was made up of Abbey Schleifer, Cooper...

 

Wildcats come up short against Sandy Creek

On Feb. 8, the Wildcats played an away game against the Sandy Creek Cougars. The Wildcats boys team led most of the first two quarters, but lost momentum after half time. The Cats lost with a score of 35-46. Conner Blackstone led the Wildcats with...

 

Lady Cats defeat Milford Saturday

Saturday the Lady Cats played an away game against Milford. The Cats struggled at the start of the game, but quickly gained momentum to win all four quarters.The Cats outscored Milford 57-30. Kalynn Meyer led the Lady Cats with 25 points, while...

 

Superior High School girls take home conference title

The Southern Nebraska Conference girl's basketball championship trophy is now at home in Superior. The Wildcats won all three games to bring home the title. They downed David City, 57-18, in the openi...

 

SHS wrestlers compete at Adams Central Invite

The Superior High School wrestling team competed at the Adams Central Invitational at Hastings, Friday. The team finished in 13th place, with 19 points, in the 13-team field. Other schools taking part were Aurora, Lexington, Millard West, Nebraska Ci...

 

SHS boys at tourney

The Superior High School boys basketball team dropped their consolation round game against Sandy Creek, 46-35, Friday. They lost a one-point heartbreaker, 58-57, to Smith Center, at Superior, Monday....

 

Lawrence-Nelson girls take top spot at tourney

The Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team continued their unbeaten run with two more wins to secure the Twin Valley Conference championship title at Kenesaw, Saturday. The Raiders played Harvard, at...

 

L-N boys go 1-1 at tournament

The Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team lost their opening Twin Valley conference tournament game. 46-43, to Kenesaw, at Deshler, last Tuesday. They won their consolation round game, 49-45, against Harvard, Friday, at Kenesaw. The Raiders played...

 

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