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 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    March 4, 2021

Editor's Notebook

Readers are vital to the success of a newspaper. If newspapers were not read, there would be no need to prepare a newspaper but the importance of readers does not stop with reading. They are also the...

 

Country Roads

How we treasure our family heirlooms, if we are fortunate enough to have some handed down to us. Maybe we treasurer them a little too much. Sometimes we store these heirlooms safely and neatly tucked away in a chest, a drawer or a cabinet. There they...

 

National FFA Week observed at SHS

The Superior Wildcat Chapter of the FFA, a group formerly known as the Future Farmers of America, observed National FFA Week at the high school. Each day featured themes and activities for chapter...

 

Superior Bowl upgrades lanes

The original wood surfaced lanes were installed when Superior Bowl opened in 1958. They were replaced in the early 80s. Since then, they have become uneven, worn down which generally made for an...

 

Fire Threatens Snyder Home

As members of the Formso Fire Department answered a call for assistance last Wednesday and headed to the Lovewell area, Bob Rouse, the department's fire chief, told the fire fighters "It is dry... Full story

 

Innovation Studios leaving Superior

The Superior Public Library has been home to the Innovation Studio for five months. Vickie Perrie, librarian, related it will be departing for Lincoln for maintenance on the machines, supply...

 

Market adding new floor

Changes underway at Ideal Market Patrons of Superior's Ideal Market will see some major improvements to the store's interior in the coming weeks. Those are not condominiums beings constructed at the f...

 

Store adds walk- in cooler

Superior Spirits adds new cooler The Superior Spirits store has a new beer cave. Betty Butler and Michael Combs, operators of the store, took a different approach when it came to replacing a malfunctioning three-door cooler. The unit would not keep...

 

Mankato left without water after main breaks

At approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, the City of Mankato discovered a broken water main north east of Mankato on Q Road. The city was out of water by 11 p.m. Crews worked all night repairing the break....

 

Departments heads meet with Jewell County Commissioners

The Jewell County Commissioners met Feb. 22 with commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla Waugh, county clerk and the following were present for the office head meeting: Travis Garst, solid waste director; Nancy...

 

March is Jewell County Dane Hansen match month

Match Month for the Jewell County Foundation is during March 2021. Contributions must be received by March 31 to be eligible for the match from Dane G. Hansen of a $1.50 for every dollar. As an example, this means that a $100 gift will be matched by...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    March 4, 2021

My crazy life

Jacob is officially a licensed driver! I dropped him at the courthouse Tuesday morning and had him call me to bring the car down when his number was called. I’m so proud of him but nervous at the same time. Not quite as much as when his older...

 

Lady Raiders Basketball Season end in District championship game

The L-N Lady Raiders' basketball team persevered through a season affected by a national pandemic and some of the most severe winter weather on record. However, their season ended in the championship...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    March 4, 2021

Puffs

Progress . . . Everyone wants progress in the traditional meaning of the word. The dictionary defines the word as “to move forward or to develop to a higher, better or more advanced stage.” Gosh, I’m sure we all want that. How-so-ever . . . I j...

 

Ruby Joy Walker

Dakota and Emma Walker announce the birth of their daughter,Ruby Joy Walker, born Feb. 22. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Kenny and Monica Walker, Tracy...

 

Jovia Violet Hansen

Jake and Laura Hansen of Sioux Falls, S.D., announce the birth of their daughter, Jovia Violet, on Dec. 16, 2020. Jovia weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. She is welcomed home by...

 

Roy Lyons

Roy Gene Lyons was born Jan. 11, 1941, to Wilta Darlene Lyons and Leroy Eugene Ginn in Superior. He was adopted, at the age of four by Marion Lyons and Eunice Lyons (his biological grandparents) on Au...

 

Lisa Turley

Lisa Lynn Turley, 59, the daughter of Bobby and Edith (Robinson) Shelton, was born Jan. 12, 1962, at Fresno, Calif. She died Thursday, Feb. 25, at Bryan Medial Center West Campus in Lincoln, Neb. Mrs. Turley was cremated and will be buried in her...

 

Glenda Minnig

Glenda Rae Minnig, 74, was born on Oct. 2, 1946, in Fairbury, Neb., the daughter of Aaron and Arlene (Thomas) Porter. Glenda attended Chester-Hubbell Schools, and graduated with the Class of 1965. She then attended Kearney State College for one...

 

Donna Menke

Donna Menke, 75, Nelson, died Tuesday, at Nelson. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., today, Thursday, at the Nelson Cemetery, Nelson. Burial will be in the Nelson Cemetery, Nelson....

 

Randy Baker

Randall (Randy) Fred Baker, the son of Robert Baker and Dorothy Ferguson Baker Triplett, was born Dec. 21, 1951, at Broken Bow, Neb. He died Thursday, Feb. 4, at Brodstone Memorial Hospital in Superior. He was preceded in death by his grandmother,...

 

Getting to know local government

Susan M. Rogers serves as the Nuckolls County assessor. She ran for this position when the former assessor announced her retirement in 2010. Rogers is serving her third term as county assessor. Susan...

 

Audrey Fowler

Audrey Lee Fowler (Lemke), loving wife, mother, grandmother, and devout follower of Christ, died in the early hours of Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, surrounded by her family. She valiantly fought her...

 

Dennis Wilton

Dennis Wilton, 75, of Overland Park, Kansas, was born Nov. 17, 1945. He died Jan. 11 at Overland Park. He was the son of Clarence and Ruby (Bargen) Wilton of Superior. He was a 1963 graduate of Superior High School and a 1967 graduate of the...

 

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