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Articles from the April 23, 2020 edition

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Country Roads

I try to stay on the positive side of things but today’s situations make it difficult. We’ve all heard the old saying, “April showers brings May flowers,” well I’m still waiting on those April showers and the calendar is saying that there...

 

Editor's Notebook

Editor’s Notebook 4/23/20 These are challenging times for most everybody including those of us working for this newspaper. Ours is a people business. We are accustomed to advertising for and reporting on local happenings. These days not much is...

 

Crane Struggles to lift tree trunk

More than 100 years ago, when picture post cards were popular, a company published a picture of a giant cottonwood tree claiming it was located at Superior and the largest tree in Nebraska. The...

 

Fire drives family of 4 from their rural home

Late Friday afternoon members of the Superior Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire at 4037 Road B. Road B is the former route of Highway 3S. It is located south of the current Highway...

 

Ideal Market adds shopper restrictions

While the number of COVID-19 cases continue to climb in adjoining counties, there were no cases reported in Nuckolls County yet Tuesday morning. County residents are being increasingly cautious and hopeful they can maintain that status. Effective...

 

Nebraska Democrats plan telephonic county conventions

Democrats throughout Nebraska are optimistic that meeting restrictions will soon be lifted and are scheduling their county conventions for various days in May. But if the restrictions aren’t lifted the party has a back up plan. The plan calls for...

 

Mankato City Park equipment off limits

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, playground equipment in Mankato's City Park is now on off limits to all park visitors. Park visitors may continue to walk in the park but they are asked to follow...

 

Mankato City wide clean up planned for April 28

The Mankato Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the City of Mankato to make Community Clean-Up happen on Tuesday. The Goodwill donation trailer will be parked at the Mankato City building through the weekend for those who are cleaning out. It is...

 

Midway Co-op requests permission to install silos

The April 7, Mankato Council Meeting was held remotely via online Zoom meeting. The first guest speaker was Rex Oliver with Midway Co-op. He discussed installing two concrete grain silos near the sale barn and submitted a building permit to the...

 

Formoso named Tree City USA for the 35th Year

In mid-March the City of Formoso received notice from the Arbor Day Foundation that they were awarded Tree City USA for the 35th year. This award covered the activities and tree care in 2019. Formoso achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the...

 

Jewell City Council

The Jewell City Council met in regular session April 6, at City Hall. Those in attendance were Mayor Darrell Bohnert, council members, Max Burks, Josh Burks, Bob Freeman, Gaye Daniels, Derek Birdsell; and city clerk, Shelby Bohnert. Kevin Peroutek,... Full story

 

Applications for Alumni Scholarship due May 11

Each year students are given the opportunity to apply for the Mankato-Rock Hills Alumni Scholarship. Donations are given by generous Alumni and others. If you would like to donate towards the Scholarship Fund, send checks payable to Mankato...

 

Central National Bank welcomes Shelli Navarro

Central National Bank has promoted of Shelli Navarro to field nanager. Navarro has been with the bank 10 years, most recently in her role as retail office supervisor. Navarro will be serving the commu...

 

Brodstone adds Telehealth option

Brodstone is now offering Telehealth to our patients. Telehealth provides patients access to their providers for a visit from the comfort and safety of their home via smartphone, tablet or computer. This service will help people who need routine care...

 

Teresa Wilson obit

Teresa Wilson, 68, the daughter of William Clare and Edith (McDonald) Sloane, was born on June 7, 1951. in Superior. She died April 16, at the Brodstone Memorial Hospital at Superior. Teresa was a...

 

Richard Mazour

Richard L Mazour, 76, the son of Louis and Emma (Nejezchleb) Mazour was born Aug. 16, 1943, at Fairfield. He died April 18, at the Good Samaritan Society's Perkins Pavilion at Hastings Village....

 

Vonda Hahne

Hastings resident Vonda K. Hahne, 47, died April 8, 2020, at her home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Vonda was born Jan. 5, 1973, to Von and AlmaDean (Johnson) VanMeter in Mankato. She graduated from Mankato High School. She...

 

Danny Russell

Nathan (Danny) Daniel Russell, 25, was born Jan. 26, 1995 at Grand Island. He diedApril 19, at the Mary Lanning Health Care in Hastings. Danny grew up on a farm south of Trumbull. He graduated from...

 

Brian Williams

Brian Lloyd Williams, 46, died April 10, at his dream home in Jewell. He was born June 2, 1972, in Beloit, to Eldon "Bub" and Pamela "Pam" (Holdren) Williams. Brian was a lifetime resident of Jewell...

 

From the Files of the Nelson Gazette

100 Years Ago April 22, 1920 One hundred, ninety students took the eighth grade examinations held, but only 53 had passing grades. This was not quite as good a record as the eighth graders the year before. Many of those trying, failed in one or two s...

 

Fugitive from authorities shot, captured in Deweese

Residents of Nuckolls and Clay counties rarely experience anything close to what so many people watch on TV, or read about in the larger cities concerning crime, law enforcement and the outcome of such actions. However, Thursday residents around the...

 

COVID crisis brings election changes

By State Sen. Dave Murman One of the many changes that have happened as a result of COVID-19 is that more people have expressed an interest in early voting, particularly voting by mail. Recently,...

 

Bloodmobile collects 53 units at Lawrene

Covid-19 doesn’t stop blood donors in Lawrence Blood donors in south central Nebraska are sort of like the U. S. Postal Service . . . “Neither cold, snow, or this coronavirus shall stop the donors from their volunteer service.” In any case,...

 

Br. Herbert Rempe

 Br. Herbert (Herb) Rempe, O.F.M., a Franciscan friar of the Sacred Heart Province, died on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at St. Mary's Home at the Felician Village in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, at the age of...

 

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