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WWII hero returns to Red Cloud for last time

Monday morning the body of an American hero was laid to rest in the Red Cloud Cemetery and hundreds of people gathered to pay their final respects to the community's native son. American flags lined...

 

Brodstone Hospital makes top 100 list for 9th time

Brodstone Memorial Hospital has been named a 2020 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the results of iVanatge Health Analytics’ Hospital...

 

Superior Fire Dept. answers 2 calls

Tuesday the Superior Volunteer Fire Department was called twice to the Gene Frerichs residence located along the Webber road just south of the Kansas-Nebraska state line. The first call was for a...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    March 5, 2020

Buffalo returning to the Buffalo Valley

"Jewell - We Have A Story To Tell." One story, from the beginning of Jewell's history, tells of a pioneer, Billy Street, walking out on the prairie and climbing to the top of Scarborough Hill. The hill, west of Jewell, is named after another early...

 

Grain storage management update meeting

There is still time to register for the Post Rock District, Grain Storage Management Update meeting on Tuesday, March 17. This program has been designed to help producers understand the importance of proper grain handling and storage. The meeting...

 

Hazardous Occupations training offered March 28

Midway and Post Rock Extension Districts will be providing the Hazardous Occupations Training for area youth on Saturday, March 28 at KanEquip Company in Ellsworth. Hazardous Occupations Training, once known as Tractor Safety Training, is required be...

 

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 by Desire Tobey Sears Chapter, NSDAR. As a member of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, the chapter’s purpose is to...

 

HYRA names Oakley Ward 2020 All-Round Cowgirl

After school two Superior elementary students, Oakley Ward and Lane Ward, keep active working with their horses. On Feb. 22 and 23 their hard work paid off. The sister and brother took part in the Heartland Youth Rodeo Association Finals (HYRA) at Ki...

 

Junior high learn to dance at Pike Valley

The Pike Valley seventh and eighth graders made good use of their advocacy time last week and were able to take dance lessons together! Christy Newman, one of the teachers for the Republican Valley...

 

An enjoyable trip to Glen Elder

I made a road trip to Glen Elder last Thursday to meet with Mike Louthan to purchase a used chain hoist. The road trip began at Mount Hope Cemetery heading south on 150 Road . On my journey. I...

 

Use common sense to protect from coronavirus

As Americans brace for the impact of the new coronavirus in the United States, a pair of Kansas State University specialists say the best defense against the emerging threat may be one of the most simple. “If you’re feeling panicked about the...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    Features    March 5, 2020

Not one, not two, not three, but FOUR!

Fort Hays State University graduate student, Michael Saint, has earned his fourth national championship ring competing with the university's Shooting Club and Team. He is the son of Curtis and...

 

Robocalls are likely to rise during election year

People are being warned that robocalls are likely to increase as the country gears up for the 2020 elections. The 2020 elections, which will be held in November, will see all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives, 35 of the 100...

 

A Moment Of Science, Please

The 4th Annual Lawrence-Nelson Science Fair was held on Feb. 25 in the high school gym. Students from third through twelfth grades participated in the day with topics ranging from Elephant Toothpaste...

 

SHS girls on the way to state tourney

It took some final second heroics by Kalynn Meyer to secure the win over North Central, 43-41, at Ord, Friday, to push the Superior High School girls basketball team into the state tournament. It...

 

L-N girls qualify for state tournament

The game was unofficially over soon after the first quarter was underway. The Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team held the Dorchester Longhorns at bay from the start. The Raiders held an 8-3 first quarter lead. They held Dorchester scoreless in...

 

L-N boys exit district

It was a rough post-season ride for the Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team. They were ousted from sub-district D2-8 play when they lost their opening round game to Silver Lake, 49-42, at Sandy Creek, last Tuesday. Despite the loss, the Raiders...

 

RHHS girls end 7-13 season at regional

The Rock Hills High School girls basketball team bowed out of 1A regional play with a 45-30 loss to Logan, at Mankato, last Tuesday. It was a closely played game over the first two quarters. The Grizzlies trailed by one point, 20-19, at the half....

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    March 5, 2020

Editor's Notebook

Changes are on the way. Saturday I turned my calendar pages to March. I have a new ribbon for the office time clock which I plan to install when I advance the clock in anticipation of the arrival of Daylight Savings Time on Sunday. The Tuesday...

 
 By Helen Gebers    Columns    March 5, 2020

Nora

Last Tuesday evening, Dave, Sherry and Helen Gebers attended a benefit for Emmett Gentry at the Methodist Church in Superior. Helen Gebers attended a card party at the home of Darrell and Donna Jensen Thursday afternoon. Jamie Ridder and Diane...

 
 By Betty Bouray    Columns    March 5, 2020

Republic

This week’s burger night winner at Rip City Inn is Nolan Sandell. The Annual Response Personnel Appreciation Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. March 17, for all Republic County Response agencies, personnel and storm spotters. This will be held in...

 
 By Erma Dillon    Columns    March 5, 2020

Four Ways from Northbranch

One morning recently I was out and about running errands and stopped in at Tom Shute’s home office where he hosts a daily morning coffee for his hired men and whoever else happens to show up. This is the place to go to catch up on the neighborhood...

 
 By Jenny Rees    Columns    March 5, 2020

Jenny's REESources

Happy March! One question that’s surfaced often is ‘at what maturity of corn and soybean do we start losing yield?’ There are many reasons for this question including planting a range of maturities to spread harvest load, taking advantage of...

 

Oak

Gaylen and Jackie Cox were Thursday supper guests of Jim and Patty Davis in Hebron. On Sunday, they went to church with Jackie Cox at the Church of the Plains in Edgar and stayed for the potluck dinner in honor of Jack’s 88th birthday. Phyllis...

 
 By Fawna Barrett    Columns    March 5, 2020

Randall

A mini-blizzard occurred last Tuesday morning lasting less than an hour. Snow continued to fall off and on all day with no accumulation. Wind made it seem colder than it registered. Chilly wind, but sunny Wednesday. It held the promise of spring....

 

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