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Articles from the April 1, 2021 edition

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Country Roads

It’s time to get the hard boiled eggs out of the refrigerator and the colorful dyes out of the drawer. Baskets are filled with thinly cut green paper that resembles grass. Soon the baskets will be filled with the dyed eggs ready for Easter. Easter...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    April 1, 2021

Editor's Notebook

As this reporter and his wife were leaving for work Saturday morning, Rita noticed a large bird sitting in a tree east of the Windstream telephone building. We stopped to scrutinize the bird. It's...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    April 1, 2021

Puffs

Not too long ago I wrote a little about my recent experiences with tumbleweeds and polio. This past week I received a short note from a woman who lives in Edgar regarding these subjects of interest. Concerning tumbleweeds, she says: “My memory on...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    April 1, 2021

My Crazy Life

The planets aligned, and the “powers that be” finally decided to schedule my MRI. They called late Friday afternoon and set me up to go into the tube of horrors at 9 a.m., Monday. I am no stranger to this loud clanking picture-taking tube....

 

COVID-19 vaccine now available to all over 18

Residents of the South Heartland Health District 18 years of age and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and Brodstone Memorial Hospital has scheduled a “big vaccination event” for Saturday. However, before going to the event r...

 
 By Sandra Foote    News    April 1, 2021

New swings in place as City Park opens

Superior Lion's Club donated $5,700 to the Superior Park Department last December as a final gesture before disbanding. This was their last act as an organized community service group. The Lion's...

 

Auditorium work enters new phase

The contractor hired to install a heating and air conditioning system in the main hall of the Superior Auditorium has equipment on-site and a crew working inside the building. Installation of the HVAC system is the last major piece needed in...

 

Easter egg hunts on tap this week

If of the proper age, Superior area youngsters will have two Easter egg hunts to participate in on Saturday morning. At 9:30 the Superior Mother’s Club will sponsor a hunt in Lincoln Park for those youngsters age 6 and under. This will be followed...

 

Churches planning special services

For Christians this is a special week that climaxes on Sunday with the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Area churches have scheduled a number of special services but in many instances the services are different this year because of...

 

Oh the wind did blow

High winds rolled this grain bin into the east portion of the Evergreen Cemetery north of Superior, Monday night. Area residents reported zero visibility in the country from dirt and debris blowing...

 

Nuckolls Co. Fair dates set for early July at Nelson

The 2021 Nuckolls County 4-H Fair is set for July. On Tuesday, July 6, three events are scheduled. Beginning at 10 a.m., the companion animal-dog show will take place followed at 1:30 p.m., by the clothing construction and fashion show judging and...

 

Mask mandate still stands in the Superior schools

Members of the Superior Board of Education discussed mask requirements for the first hour of a special meeting held last Wednesday evening. About a week prior to the meeting, the board safety committee met and it appeared they had concluded indicator...

 

Superior students present spring music concert

The Superior Public Middle School and Senior High School presented "Music, The Sound of My Heart," last Thursday evening in concert. Because of COVID-19 regulations, each student was limited to four...

 

Mankato plots ready to plant

Located near the Jewell County Hospital is Mankato's Community Garden which was started in 2014 with six 20 foot by 10 foot plots. In 2015, the garden was expanded to 12 plots. The garden is usually popular every year with community members renting...

 

Arbor Day Foundation names Formoso Tree City USA®

Formoso, Kansas was named a 2020 Tree City USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Formoso achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or dep...

 
 By Gloria Schlaefli    News    April 1, 2021

Sweden Creme Then and Now

The Sweden Creme has been a popular ice cream and food service place for more than 65 years along Highway 36 in Mankato. It's going even stronger today. Recently a new dine-in addition was built onto...

 

2021 Mankato-Rock Hills Alumni banquet cancelled

After a long and difficult deliberation, the Mankato-Rock Hills Alumni Association has decided to cancel the alumni banquet for the second year in a row. The banquet is normally held each Memorial Day weekend, and alumni travel to Mankato from all...

 

Mankato Land Bank has exciting news

The Mankato Land Bank has exciting news. The first Mankato Land Bank property is up for bid! All properties in the Mankato Land Bank will need to be applied for by making an application to the Mankato City Office. Applications will then be evaluated...

 

L-N archery teams do well at state

Congratulations to the Lawrence-Nelson archery teams on their state meet performance...a first and second place team finish, and several top 10 qualifiers to add to the list of awards for the...

 

Extension offering free suicide prevention training

An upcoming online training will teach participants how to recognize and respond to potential signs of crisis and suicidal behavior. Life can be stressful in the best of times. For Nebraskans, the last few years have been particularly challenging. Th...

 

L-N Raider Track teams begin season

The Nebraska High School Spring Sports activities are underway across the state. Different schools began with an indoor meet, some waited for the outdoor meets to begin. The L-N Raiders took part in...

 

L-N golf team plays at Superior quad

The Lawrence-Nelson High School golf team opened their 2021 season with a quadrangular match at Superior. The Raiders competed against teams from Superior, Red Cloud and Bruning-Davenport-Shickley at...

 

SHS golf team opened season on the road

The Superior High School golf team opened their 2021 season campaign with a triangular match at the Hidden Hills Country Club, Geneva, Thursday. The match was hosted by Fillmore Central High School and was a nine-hole match. The match was played...

 

RHHS golf team set to open season

The Rock Hills High School golf team open their 2021 season with the Smith Center Invitational Tuesday. The team will play on both sand and grass green courses over the course of their eight-match regular season schedule. Coach Jamie Harvey has 12...

 

RHHS track team has season opener

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams opened their 2021 season at the Bennington Invitational hosted by Bennington High School. The boys team finished in eighth place with 26...

 

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