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Articles from the March 31, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

Today, this columnist is giving everyone a “heads up” by warning to watch out for the pranksters and jokers and don’t be “fooled” tomorrow (Friday). It’s April Fool’s Day! It’s been an annual custom on this day to play practical...

 

Editor's Notebook

This newspaper office recently received a few copies of newspapers published in 1913. Apparently the contributors found the papers rolled into a bundle and stashed away in a house they were cleaning. I’m sorry I don’t know where the papers were...

 

Ask a Pastor

Q: I’m worried that one day I will lose my faith; how can I make sure that I don’t fall away? A: There is an ongoing theological debate on how and if the warnings against falling away relate to a believer’s salvation. I am not going to go into...

 

Puffs

“Women and children first.” We’ve heard that phrase so very often over the years we don’t pay much attention to it anymore. However with all the attention in the news focused on the war in Ukraine, we hear it often. Talking about all the...

 

Oak Ridge residents fear noise problems

The room was filled to overflowing Monday evening when members of the Superior City Council met for their last scheduled March meeting. Probably more than 40 people were in the room, hallway and adjoining offices. While citizens came for various...

 

Fire departments kept busy battling grass fires this week

SVFD answers the call once again with red flag warnings being issued almost daily, conditions are rife for grass fires. The Superior Volunteer Fire department was kept busy fighting fires spread by...

 

Brodstone Memorial Hospital now Brodstone Healthcare

“Honoring the Past, Building for the Future” – a tagline used as Brodstone team members underwent a yearlong rebrand project for the facility and their satellite clinics. Brodstone Memorial Hospital rebranded as Brodstone Healthcare during...

 

Oregon Trail topic for museum meeting

The Nuckolls County Historical Society held their annual meeting Sunday in the Pioneer room at the Nuckolls County Museum, Superior. Society Fred Meyers, co-chair of the museum board, presided over the meeting attended by more than 25 people. Camie...

 

USD 107 hires two teachers for 2022-23 school year

The Board of Education for USD 107 (Rock Hills) met March 21. Those present for the meeting were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Justin Angleton, Bobi Fogo, Wayne Frost, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers, Cassi Bozarth and Janet...

 

Government Day held at courthouse

Friday, the seniors from Lawrence- Nelson and Superior Public Schools attended County Government Day at the Nuckolls County Courthouse. County Government Day is a joint program cooperating with the...

 

Weekly COVID-19 update on March 29

 In the weekly COVID-19 update on March 29, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) executive director Michele Bever reported five (5) more COVID-19 deaths had been confirmed in the health district, bringing the cumulative total to 147 an...

 

Burr Oak Bank robbery suspect may be located

As this issue goes to press, this newspaper has been unable to confirm reports that an arrest has been made relative to the robbery of the Guaranty State Bank’s Burr Oak office which happened Feb. 9, 2021. A rumor is circulating this week that the...

 

Mankato, Kansas 150 Years in the Making

The Jewell County Monitor on March 20, 1925, reported the following: The worst thing which has happened to Mankato in a long time was the loss of the large modern Metz Packing Plant on North High Street by fire Sunday morning. The fire evidently...

 

Fire roars across Jewell County

As this issue was being put together Tuesday afternoon, a wildfire was sweeping northwest across Jewell County. A farmer in the North Branch area said from his house it appeared the flames were leapin...

 

Rock Hills offers driver education for summer of 2022

Enrollment for the Rock Hills summer driver education program for 2022 will be at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday. Parents or guardians are welcome to attend this meeting. All questions about the program can be answered at this time. To be eligible for...

 

Jewell County hosts 8th annual E-Fair

On Friday, Jewell County Community Development and Rock Hills School partnered to host the 8th Annual Jewell County E-Fair. With 11 total business plans, the event enjoyed near-record participation. K...

 

Stream advisory issued for the Republican River near Concordia

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a stream advisory for the Republican River near Concordia. The stream advisory is a result of operation problems at the City of Concordia Wastewater Treatment Plant which resulted in...

 

RHHS track

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams open their season, Friday, at the Bennington Invitational, at Bennington, The team travels to Beloit, Tuesday, for the St. John’s Invitational....

 

South Heartland recognizes pandemic efforts of long-term care facilities

Nineteen long-term care facilities located in Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster counties were chosen to receive a Public Health Leadership Award from the South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD). Each March, South Heartland’s Board of Hea...

 

Injection needles damage pumps in Lawrence

We Americans are so familiar with that little instrument used in our medical field so often . . . the injection needle. It is used so often in our medical practices in this day and age that we seldom give it much extra thought. However, it has been...

 

17 from 3 parishes receive Sacrament of Confirmation

Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lawrence was full last Saturday morning, March 26, as the Bishop of the Lincoln Diocese, The Most Reverend James D. Conley, visited the church to administer the...

 

Okha Kohmetscher

Hastings resident Okha Kohmetscher, 69, died Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at her home. Her funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 30, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings. Burial was at Parkview...

 

James Rex Freeman

James Rex Freeman, 95, died Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Nicol Home, Glasco, Kan., where he resided since May 2021. Rex was the eldest child born to James Daniel and Irma Blanche Bennett Freeman on...

 

Terry McCutcheon

Terry Lee McCutcheon was born Oct. 28, 1955, in Superior, Neb., to Lorna (Wilton) and Richard "Dick" McCutcheon, and an older sister, Wendy, who never stopped pestering him. He died March 27, 2022,...

 

RHJSHS Activities

On Monday, CCCC representatives were at the school at 1:30, and the forensics team was at Philipsburg. Tuesday, livestock judging was at Smith Center. The juniors and seniors went to Topeka. FFA officer interviews were at 5 p.m. Wednesday, FBLA...

 

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