Articles from the March 28, 2024 edition

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Country Roads

Our calendars are telling us that spring arrived a week ago and Easter is just a few days away, but Tuesday morning as I looked outside, it didn’t look like spring or Easter. Blowing snow arrived late Monday afternoon and in our farm yard, three i...

 

Editor's Notebook

Last week’s entries in this space about the building of the Simic roller skating rink caused readers to ask about previous roller skating rinks. I don’t have the answers to all their questions but here is some information I gathered from the new...

 

Rag Top

We have been talking about ways to keep a car cool in the hot weather before air conditioning came into use. Of course, the easiest way to feel the breeze was to own a convertible (often known as a “Rag Top”) because it had a cover which could be...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Is it sinful to have doubts or questions about God? If so, how can I get rid of them? A: It is not sinful to have doubts or questions about God. There are far too many examples in Scripture of godly believers sharing their struggles with God and...

 

Puffs

I’ve watched my share of basketball lately, most of it being high school and college action. Last week, as I was watching the Cornhuskers play, a thought came to mind after watching those “big” men bump into each other. Many years ago, I remem...

 

Love My Crazy Life

I was hoping to avoid the spring crud that I typically get this time of year, but unfortunately, it found me. I was feeling tired and run down for several days. Then over the weekend into Monday, I was having dizzy spells and had an upset tummy. I’m...

 

Store observing anniversary

A local market is turning 75 and still looks so young! The owners of Ideal Market will soon celebrate their store's 75th anniversary. Three generations, grandfather Russell McCord, father Larry McCord...

 

Community support shown for Simic Recreation Center

Overwhelming support was shown on a busy Sunday afternoon when nearly 400 people attended the open house and benefit lunch at Superior's Simic roller skating rink. It was but one several special...

 

U.S. Senator visits Nuckolls Co.

Nebraska Senator Deb. Fischer was a lunch guest of the Nuckolls County Republicans at the Superior Estates Winery Monday noon. But the senator had to work for her meal. She was asked to speak about current affairs and update the local residents on...

 

Drailment derails crossing project

Replacement of BNSF railroad’s Central Street crossing was derailed this week by a train derailment. While the railroad was not explicit when reporting a change of plans, it is assumed section workers scheduled to come to Superior would be a...

 

Early spring storm causes power outage

Monday’s storm has been blamed by the South Central Public Power District at Nelson for a large scale power outage that left many homes without electric service. Power was restored to all of the district’s residential customers by 2:30 a.m. Tue...

 

4-way stops may be the future for Superior business district

Motorists driving in downtown Superior may soon have to learn new habits. Monday evening members of the Superior City Council reviewed the sign study report prepared by the city’s engineering consultants. Though no formal action was taken to adopt t...

 

Victorian Legacy hosts appreciation supper Sunday

Sunday evening the Victorian Legacy staff assisted by other members of Good Samaritan Society’s Superior staff and members of the Superior Elks Lodge hosted an appreciation supper. Invited guests were members of the Superior Volunteer Fire Department...

 

Commissioners approve Nex-Tech's Cyber Security IT proposal

The Jewell County commissioners Keith Roe, Ed Duskie and Brent Beck met Monday, March 4. Carla Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. Ed Duskie was appointed as Jewell County’s alternate representative for the North Central Kansas R...

 
 By Kimberly Waide    News    March 28, 2024

Formoso

The Formoso Library has been seeking to find ways to be more engaging with it's community. They've previously held genealogy classes, a jewelry making class and a card making workshop. This month the...

 

Government Day held at county courthouse

Nuckolls County high school students and their government teachers attended County Government Day at the county courthouse in Nelson on Monday. The day started with a general assembly, the pledge of...

 

Services available for all children

Any child between birth and 18 years of age who qualifies by being tested is eligible to receive extra assistance. This includes children who are homeschool or go to school virtually. A public meeting was held last Wednesday evening at the Superior...

 

Commissioners approve purchase of a 2024 tractor

The Jewell County Commissioners met Monday, March 11. Commissioners Keith Roe, Ed Duskie and Brent Beck were present. Carla Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. Shannon Meier, ambulance director, provided the monthly activity and...

 

J.C. Commissioners met March 18

The Jewell County Commissioners met Monday, March 18. Commissioners Keith Roe, Ed Duskie and Brent Beck were present. Carla Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. Amanda Davis, register of deeds, had two quotes for two desks with hutches...

 

Highway resurfacting work starts Monday

Beginning Monday, April 1, the Kansas Department of Transportation schedule calls for the start of a millinf and overlay project on 22.3 miles of U.S. 36 and K-128 in Jewell County. Work on U.S. 36 will begin at the west city limits of Mankato and...

 

Arbor Day Foundation names Formoso a 2023 Tree City USA

Formoso was named a 2023 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment-to·effeetive urban forest management. Formoso achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: maintaining a tree board or de...

 

March meeting of Desire Tobey Sears Chapter, NSDAR

Regent Haley Popelka, Belleville welcomed 10 members, and Sharon Tullar – Palmer Museum representative, to the Chapter’s March meeting held on Monday, March 18, at the Palmer Museum, Jewell. Haley led the members in the Flag salute and The Ame...

 

Turnout light for Presidental Primary election

The polls were certainly not crowded last Tuesday when Jewell County voters were offered an opportunity to express their choices in a presidential preference primary. It was the first time in more than 30 years the Kansas legislature offered the...

 

Summer meals for youth program offered in area

NEK-CAP, Inc. and the Kansas Food Bank are partnering to provide summer meals for youth (age 1-18) this summer. This program is offered in the counties of Jewell, Mitchell, Osborne, Republic, Smith and Washington. With the help of local health...

 

Derek Nutter receives funeral director's license

Derek Nutter, 29, received his Kansas funeral director's license from the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts in January. Derek is the son of Bruce Nutter, owner of Kleppinger Funeral Home, Jewell....

 

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