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City council discussed street repairs, replacing a 40 year old pumper truck and maintenance at the meeting

Monday evening members of the Superior City Council approved the one and six-year street improvement plan proposed by the city’s engineering firm, Olsson & Associates. While the plans are subject to change as needs change and the weather forces...


RHHS girls close out regular season

The Rock Hills High School girls basketball team lost to Southern Cloud in a 39-35 heartbreaker at Mankato last Tuesday. They closed out their regular season schedule with a 59-22 loss to Thunder...


Superior residents may vote on economic development city sale tax

By now registered voters living within the three wards that compose the City of Superior should have received a large (10x15) envelope containing a ballot and instructions on how to voice their opinion in the special election called by the Superior...


Teens are a big help after school

Superior School's successful after school Kids' Club for kindergarten through sixth grade students is well organized and run by adults, but there are five high school students who need credit for the...


Superior High School's Drill team are state champs

We won! Superior High School's drill team has plenty to be cheer about. Friday they brought home the first place trophy in the C2 High Kick division at the Cheer and Dance Championship hosted by the...


Solar array contributed 6.9 percent of the city's electric power needs

The solar array located east of the Superior Wastewater Treatement plant has been in operation long enough to have allowed the collection of a full year’s worth of data. Thus far the results look good. Monday evening the operation was reviewed by...

 By Kerma Crouse    News    February 27, 2020

75 Years Ago, In the Pacific Theater of WWII

Seventy-five years ago, forces from both the United States Marine Corps and the United States Navy were involved in the fierce and bloody battle for Iwo Jima. The island was small, only 8.1 square...


Training well attended at Burr Oak Library

Eighteen new and current board members, city council members and county commission members attended a training at the Burr Oak Community Library Thursday night. The Jewell County Community...

 By Kerma Crouse    News    February 27, 2020

Saint family long-time Jewell area farmers

“Jewell – We’ve Got A Story To Tell”! This story is of the Saints who have gone marching through Jewell’s Sesquicentennial history. Nathan Carlyle Saint of Jewell is the sixth generation of... Full story


4-H Day showcases communication skills and talent

The 2020 Post Rock District 4-H Day was held Feb. 8 at the First United Methodist Church in Beloit. Members from Jewell, Lincoln, Mitchell, Osborne and Smith County 4-H participated. At this annual 4-H event, members perform talent, informative prese...


…Spotter Talks to Start Soon by NWS Hastings…

With March just around the corner, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Hastings will soon begin its annual blitz of spotter talks across south central Nebraska and north central Kansas. A total of 30 spotter talks are scheduled in March and April,... Full story


Superior UMW hold meeting Feb. 19

The local unit of Superior United Methodist Women met on a cold Wednesday evening, Feb. 19, at the church. Seven members were present. Linda Cox acted as president and secretary in the absence of those two officers. Sue Rose reported on the...


Nebraska youth speak to legistators on the climate crisis

Sen. Dan Hughes of Venango sipped a can of soda and scanned the filling room of climate change resolution testifiers in the Nebraska State Capitol Feb. 20. Testifiers and those there only to observe- old, young, and every age in-between- filled the... Full story


RHJH scholar bowl teams place second at Beloit Invite

Rock Hills Junior High School competed well at the Beloit Junior High Scholars Bowl Tournament Thursday. There were nine teams competing. The eighth grade team was made up of Hannah Simmelink, Cooper...


Vietnam Veteran and spouse recognition held Feb. 23

Nine veterans and one spouse were honored at a recognition ceremony held at the Glen Elder American Legion Post 143. Post 143 graciously allowed Desire Tobey Sears Chapter, NSDAR to host this...


Vernon Snider

Vernon R. Snider, 91, of Mankato, Kan., died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at theMitchell County Hospital. He was born on Sept. 25, 1928, in Wichita Falls, Texas to JR and Fannie (High-tower) Snider.... Full story


Lynn Schriever

Hastings resident Lynn David Schriever, 73, died Feb. 11, at his home. His funeral was Feb. 15, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. A family graveside service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the... Full story


Barbara Shuck

Barbara June “Bobbie” (Mileger) Shuck was born March 19, 1926, in Edgar, Neb. She died Feb. 18, at the Valley Regional Hospital in Browns ville, Texas, with her five children by her side. Bobbie lived a long and fulfilling life of 93 years and... Full story


Marian Ferebee

Marian Joyce Ferebee, the daughter of Loren and Amy (Hoins) Bailey, was born April 26, 1933, northeast of Guide Rock, Neb., in Webster County. She died Feb. 22, at her home north of Nelson, surrounded by her family. Marian's early childhood was on... Full story


Steven Ferguson

Steven D. Ferguson, 69, of Lincoln, Neb. (former longtime resident of York Neb.), died on Feb. 19, 2020. Steve was born in Nelson, November of 1950, to Norma Lucille Ferguson and David Dale Ferguson. He was a 1969 graduate of York High School,... Full story


Lorena Pate

Lorena I. Pate, 96, was born Oct. 14, 1923, in a farmhouse in Jewell County, to Sarah (Gilbert) and George Walker. She died this life on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Sun Porch of Smith Center in Smith Center. Lorena received her formal education and... Full story


Jeffrey Strand

Jeffrey Allyn Strnad, son of Shirley Eugene and Jessie Marie (Houdek) Strnad, was born on Sept. 25, 1960 in Topeks. Jeff grew up around Scandia, and graduated from Scandia High School. Following high school, Jeff attended Kansas State University,... Full story


RHHS boys bow out of regional play

The Rock Hills boys basketball team saw their hopes for a trip to the state championship dashed when they fell to Logan, 66-43, at Mankato. Monday. The Grizzlies ended their regular season schedule with a 71-52 win over Southern Cloud at Mankato...


L-N boys move on to sub-district play

The Deshler Dragons ended the Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team regular season with a 41-36 loss at Deshler Friday. The Raiders opened sub-district D2-6 play, Tuesday against Nebraska Christian at...


SHS girls advance to district finals

The Superior High School girls basketball team romped past their two opponents in the C2-8 subdistrict event at Fairbury High School to advance to the district level. The Wildcats earned a 55-26 win...


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