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Articles from the March 25, 2021 edition

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Country Roads

I have always been thankful I live in a small populated rural community, but within the past two or three years, I feel doubly blessed to live where I do. Farming and ranching is a good life. There has been rioting with the terrible looting and destr...

 

Editor's Notebook

Ninety years ago businesses which belonged to the Superior Commercial Club joined together to sponsor Black Cat Days. The event attracted statewide attention and business owners reported the two-day sales event was responsible for their best two...

 

Puffs

Living in a ‘rural’ area of the United States, I suspect that many of us receive our National news from our TV. TV is not all bad, but it certainly is not all good either. I know of individuals who do not have a TV in their homes. Over the past...

 

My Crazy Life

I’ve been having a rough time with “adulting” the past few days. Maybe it’s the weather that’s got me in a funk, who knows! Robert was home for a bit Saturday and Sunday. He had gone with a friend to Wisconsin to pick up his car, and we...

 

NSP SWAT team assists local officers with Superior arrest

To the unsuspecting, Sunday morning looked like an auction day in East Superior. There were people out in the yards and the streets were clogged with vehicles. But look closer, it wasn't a normal Sund...

 

SHHD COVID report improves

With COVID-19 vaccinations continuing, area residents seem to be relaxing and returning to their old habits and activities but the New York Times warned on Saturday that infections are plateauing at a troubling level as variants spread. By Saturday,...

 
 By Sandra Foote    News    March 25, 2021

Perry Freeman, retired Superior police chief, writes book

Perry Freeman is a retired police officer. He was Superior’s police chief for 17 years after he retired from the Colorado Springs police department. During his time with the Colorado Springs police force, he worked undercover and infiltrated an out...

 

Replacing Superior gym floor

The Superior High School gymnasium is having a new floor installed. Several years ago, a water pipe in the utilities room adjacent to the gymnasium broke in the middle of the night. The leak was disco...

 

Severe weather week begins with a soaker

Record setting rainfall may not be what we first associate with severe weather in Nebraska but that is what parts of the state received on Monday, the first day of Nebraska’s Severe Weather Awareness Week . The special week continues through...

 

Jamestown fire investigation continues

Last we heard, the investigation into the fire which earlier this month burned over a large portion of the Jamestown Wildlife Area was continuing as investigators try to determine the cause of the fire. Though we have not learned of a confirmed...

 

JC Health Dept. has given 562 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine

The Jewell County Commissioners met March 15, with commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla Waugh, county clerk, present. Beck said he visited with B-Green Lawn Care about changing the lawn care services provided for the courtho...

 

Commissioners discuss removing bridge

The Jewell County Commissioners, Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe met March 8. Carla Waugh, county clerk was present for the meeting. Shannon Meier, ambulance director, reviewed the billing and activity report for February. Nancy Marihugh,...

 

Jewell County one of the last counties trying to reach $50,000

This is the last full week of Match Month 2021 in Jewell County. The drive ends March 31. There are 26 counties in the Dane G. Hansen territory and all of them but one have made their $50,000 goal this year. Jewell County is one of the last counties...

 

Lawrence-Nelson to hold Community Clean up in honor of Earth Day

Lawrence-Nelson students plan to celebrate Earth Day by helping out members of the community. Residents of both Lawrence and Nelson can request assistance with all types of yard work and community...

 

New Year – New Owner Hofstetter sells business Ends 30 years of service

Changes often come about at the end of years and to many farmers and ranchers in the Lawrence – Nelson area, the end of 2020 brought about another change that will affect many of the area farmers....

 

Coleen Burgess

Coleen Marie Burgess, the daughter of Mildred (Appl) and Charles Watson, was born May 15, 1938, at Leota, Kan. She died Thursday, March 18, at her home at Esbon. Coleen received her formal education attending schools at Leota and then Karval, Colo....

 

Claudine Graves

Claudine Jeanette Graves, 83, died March 10, at Jewell County Hospital, Mankato. Burial will take place at Rose Hill Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif., next to her husband, Harry Graves. She is survived by two sons, Kurt Graves, Jewell, and Randy...

 

Marjorie Lake

Former Hastings resident Marjorie Lucile Lake was born on Feb. 17, 1925, in Mankato, Kan., to Andrew (Andy) and Amy Ozella (Marshall) Smith. She died Friday, March 19, in Solomon, Kan., with family...

 

Lorene Loop

Lorene Doris Loop, 93, died Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice of the Ascension Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wich- ita, Kan. She was born in...

 

Dwane Rice

Dwane Rice died in his home in Jewell March 21, 2021. Dwane was born Feb. 21, 1938, in Exeter, Neb., to Wayne E, Rice and Eva L. (Derry) Rice. He was one of 13 children. On March 1, 1955, at the age of 17 years, Dwane enlisted into the Army. Dwane...

 

Clayton Myers

Clayton Edward Myers, the son of Barnes and Elizabeth (Sinn) Myers, was born Oct. 9, 1936, on a farm in rural Thayer Coun- ty between Gilead and Heb-ron. He died March 18, at the Parkview Haven...

 

SHS track competes at first meet of 2021

For the past several years the Superior High School boys and girls track and field teams have opened their season with indoor Nebraska-Kearney High School Track and Field meets at the Cushing...

 

SHS golf team to open season today

Inclement weather caused the Superior High School golf team to delay their season opening match to today (Thursday). The team was originally scheduled to play Tuesday. The team opens the season with a match at Hidden Hills Golf Course, Geneva,...

 

RHHS track has first meet at Bennington

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams travel to Bennington, Friday, for the Bennington Invitational. The meet begins at 3 p.m. Members of the 2021 boys track and field team are seniors Caden Slate, Seth Pennell, Mason...

 

New score board for SHS gymnasium

Along with a newly installed floor, the Superior High School gymnasium will feature a state-of-the-art video score board. The main video board, located on the northwest wall, is 11'9" wide by 6'10"...

 

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