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Articles from the April 21, 2022 edition

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Editor's Notebook

In the newspaper business, politicians have long been considered to be poor credit risks. Many candidates plan to pay for their campaign with the money obtained after winning an election. When they don’t win, donors don’t contribute to the...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Where was Jesus during the time between his death and resurrection? A:  If this is a question about Jesus’ body between his death and resurrection, then it will be easy to answer. However, the question of what happened to Christ’s Spirit...

 

Pulling More Weeds

In addition to digging the dandelions out of the lawn at my parents’ home in Superior, there were other invaders to contend with. As I was digging the dandelions, I was also dealing with them. Another unwelcome visitor was bindweed. Bindweed had...

 

Canvas Mail Bags

Often while growing up in Superior I would go to the Burlington Depot and watch the motor car trains come through town. The eastbound arrived at 9:15 a.m. and the westbound was through about 5:30 p.m. The trains carried lots of express packages handl...

 

Puffs

Weather Reports . . . For many years, I relied on the evening news for the weather forecast for the coming day. Occasionally, I’d get a report on the radio during the day. How things have changed . . . Thanks to “technology” Nancy now gets...

 

Country Roads

It’s time to start getting outside digging and clearing flower beds and preparing the garden for planting. Flower bulb catalogs are reviewed and visits to the local greenhouses and landscaping businesses are planned. But we need warmer...

 

Love my crazy life

Sometimes I get the desire to look more put together. Not often, but it happens. I recently purchased a couple of sundresses, thinking I might wear one to graduation. Last weekend I was shopping and found another dress, and so I showed George and...

 

Duncans sell Dave's Place

The deal has been finalized and a Superior business is transitioning to new ownership. Saturday, April 30, will be the last day for the Duncans to be the owners and operators of Dave’s Place. On their final day the Duncans will feature food and...

 

Auditorium hosting community show

The Superior Community Variety Show is back by popular demand. It will take the stage at the Superior Auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday. The show stars the community’s amateur entertainers and will feature a variety of talents much like the television...

 

Superior residents offer suggestions for recreation plans

After months of preparation and COVID caused delays, it appears plans are finally being made with regard to future recreational developments for the community of Superior. Bobbi Pettit of 5 Rule Rural Planning held a series of meetings in Superior...

 

City-wide garage sales this week

This is the weekend for community-wide garage sales. Events planned for this week in Jewell and Superior are advertised in the classified section of this newspaper and on various websites. For out-of-town visitors and area residents who do not...

 

Local foundation awards scholarships

Directors of the Nuckolls County Foundation have met and awarded nearly $31,000 in scholarships to 2022 graduating seniors attending schools in Nuckolls and Jewell counties. Anna Hawley serves as foundation president and Lois Sullivan is vice...

 

The wind does blow

Though the sky was overcast and the temperature on the cool side when Christians gathered outside Sunday morning for their traditional Easter sunrise services, many expressed thanks the strong winds of recent weeks were missing. Strong winds are a...

 

Rock Hills Board introduced to cyber-security insurance

President Kenny Mizner called the regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order April 11. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Justin Angleton, Bobi Fogo, Wayne Frost, Rex Boley, Sam...

 

Jewell County exceeds Match Month Goal

March 2022 was another successful Match Month for the Jewell County Community Foundation (JCCF). The foundation received $56,775 in donations, and when matched by $1.50 to each $1 by Dane G. Hansen Foundation, the overall total is more than...

 

Derek Schmidt visits Mankato

"I'm running for governor to bring common sense and conservative leadership back to the Sunflower State. I will work every day to leave Kansas a better place than I found it - for my family and for yours," is the quote from Attorney General Derek...

 

2021 Challenge Award recipients announced

The Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force has named 92 schools, including Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School, as recipients of the 2021 Challenge Awards. The award recognizes Kansas schools that are making a notable difference in student...

 
 By Sandra L. Wick    News    April 21, 2022

Youth learn the importance of tractor safety

Youth gathered in Beloit to focus on agricultural farm safety. Whether living on farm or are employed by a farm family, it is critical youth understand the importance of their role and how safety is...

 

Cornerstone Bank to celebrate 140 Years

On Friday, Cornerstone Bank will celebrate the 140th anniversary of the bank’s founding. An open house is planned. Cornerstone Bank was chartered in 1882 and operated with $50,000 in assets. Surviving the pioneer days, Great Depression and a bank...

 

Cinema Board met

The Jewell County Cinema, Inc. (JCCI) Board met March 28. The meeting was held by ZOOM and in person and was called to order by Thadd Hinkle. Those present for the meeting were Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart, Phyllis Christie, Janis McDill, Virgil Jone...

 

New staff to direct JC Development

Kyra Lampe, economic development specialist for JenRus Freelance, will be taking on the lead role for Jewell County Community Development starting in May per the JCCDA board’s approval at their April meeting. The Jewell County Community Development...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    April 21, 2022

Granddaughter raises money to help farmers with disabilities

Students at Scott Middle School in Lincoln were asked to choose a problem in our world, research it and find out what can they can do to help. Eric Nelson, humanities teacher, said our "Make a Difference Project" started simply as a way to make resea...

 

Kotinek brothers head to Boy's State

The American Legion's "Boy's State" program has a long history in Nebraska helping to educate Nebraska's youth in the workings of the Nebraska governmental system. The Lawrence American Legion Post...

 

City of Nelson adopts Vacant Property Registration Program

On March 14, the Nelson City Council passed Ordinance No. 880 to adopt a Vacant Property Registry Program for the City of Nelson. The ordinance covers all properties within the city’s corporate boundary. Under the Program, all properties meeting...

 

Lawrence Blood Mobile collects 44 units

The Lawrence Blood Mobile was held Friday, at the American Legion in Lawrence. There were 41 donors and 44 units collected. Those who met a milestone were: Donald Kathman - 13 gallons; Sheryl Buescher - 14 gallons; Dave Kohmetscher - 4 gallons; and...

 

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