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Articles from the March 19, 2020 edition

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Superior's new head football coach coming from Overton

There was a meet and greet at the Superior High School library, Thursday, for Paul Heusinkvelt, the new head football coach who is replacing Chuck Syverson who resigned. Heusinkvelt comes to Superior...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    News    March 19, 2020

Emergency Declared in Nuckolls County

Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners and the Superior City Council met in back-to-back sessions Wednesday afternoon with Nick Elledge, the county’s emergency preparedness director, and approved emergency declarations relating to the current...

 

Extension has a new educator

One Jason is replacing another Jason at the Nuckolls county extension office. Jason Weigel has accepted a position at the extension office in Sidney. Jason Tuller is taking over his duties as the...

 

All county schools closed. Superior School Board adopt emergency rules.

Monday evening, members of the Superior Board of Education met in special session related to the Coronavirus-19 emergency. The hour long meeting was streamed live over Facebook so parents and students could follow the action. The board passed...

 

Dr. Seuss was loose at Superior Elementary School

Superior Elementary celebrated Read Across America from March 2 through 13. The national event was started in 1997 by the National Education Association in conjunction with the birthday of Theodor...

 

Jewell County prepares for COVID-19

As of Tuesday Jewell County has had no positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. There have been tests performed in Jewell County and neighboring counties, but all tests that have been received have been negative at this...

 
 By Abby Elkins    News    March 19, 2020

Jewell County Senior's participate in National March for Meals.

The Jewell County Senior Center is participating in the National March for Meals Campaign held annually. The March for Meals campaign was established to recognize March 22, 1972 when President...

 

Government food commodities distribution

There will be a government commodities distribution for families meeting income guidelines for the Jewell-Randall-Ionia area at 1 p.m., today (Thursday) at the Jewell Apartments Commons Area, 107 S. Lincoln,. The following foods are scheduled to be...

 

New librarian at Jewell Public Library

New librarian at Jewell Public Library By Kerma Crouse Crystal Peters is now the librarian at the Jewell Public Library. She took over the position the last of January. Peters and her family have...

 

Trinity United Methodist Women conduct meeting

Trinity United Methodist Women met Thursday with Becky Loomis presiding. Prayer concerns were lifted and Becky led in prayer. The lesson, "Memories of Gethesame" was given by Fawna Barrett. Even after...

 

First bank in Jewell County featured in logo

Located at 200 Delaware, south of Jewell's Maag Park, is a little stone building with a rich history. John Calvin Postlewaite, for whom Calvin township is named, saw the need for a bank and set about...

 

Wanda Wyatt

Wanda Wyatt was born Aug. 8, 1934 in Burr Oak, Kansas to Emory Lloyd and Emma Mills.Wanda was a wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great- grandmother. Wanda died March 7. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Wyatt; their children,...

 

Douglas Ford

Douglas “Doug” Ford, 76, died March 12, 2020 in Lincoln, Kan. He was born July 18, 1943 in Agra, Kan. Doug is survived by his daughters, Mrs.Jeff( Meita) Lyne of Lincoln, Kan., Mrs. Aaron (Jacqueline) Esterl of Beloit, Mrs. Gordon (Katherine...

 

Christopher Johnson

Christopher Scott Johnson, Leon, Kan., was born Sept. 12, 1975, to Gary L. and Lynda Denise Johnson in Belleville. He died March 11, 2020 in Leon, at the age of 44 years, 5 months and 29 days.   He was raised in Mankato and Hiawatha, graduating...

 

Shirley Dahl

Shirley Louis (Johnson) Dahl, 77, was born on April 23, 1942, in Belleville, the daughter of Albin Renold and Gladys Lucille (Aspergren) Johnson. She was one of five children born to this union. Shirley grew up in near Courtland, attending Kackley Gr...

 

Gwen Rourke

Gwen Rourke, 90, a former longtime Mankato resident, died Feb. 13. She was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Eustis, Neb. She was the daughter of Otto and Viola Seybold. On Nov. 11, 1948, she married Walter Rourke. He preceded her in death on March 27, 2005....

 

Terry Bargen

Terry Leon Bargen, 70, a Superior resident, died Friday. He was born Dec. 13, 1949. He attended Superior High School and graduated in 1968. He worked at the cement plant in Superior, at the ASCS Office in Nelson, and Delka’s Garage in Hardy as a...

 

Harold Laursen

The Rev. Harold J. Laursen, 85, of Kearney, died March 9, 2020, at his home. His funeral was at held 11 a.m. Saturday at Family of Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor John Gosswein officiating. Inurnment was at Spring Creek Cemetery, rural Ruskin....

 

Editor's Notebook

When it comes to our current COVID-19 journey, this newspaper, like most area residents and businesses, is traveling in uncharted waters. Many years ago on a Saturday afternoon in October, a friend and I took a canoe trip down the Republican River. T...

 

Country Roads

Happy first day of spring! Though as this is being written, the weather doesn’t seem to be spring like at all, but the calendar is telling us that it officially has arrived. My thoughts are about my flower beds coming to life, making Easter plans,...

 

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