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Country Roads

A drive on the country roads this week would show fields covered with beautiful purple flowers blooming ever so proudly. Now if you are a K-State fan, or a fan of the color purple, it would look pleasing to the eye, but if you are a farmer, this...

 

Walking School Bus to run on Wednesdays

Walking School Bus to run on Wednesdays Departure time – Leaving from City Park at 7:30 am A walking school bus is a group of children (“riders”) walking to school with one or more adults (“drivers”) along a pre-planned route to school.... Full story

 

Editor's notebook

Monday morning I received an e-mail message from a former country school teacher advising it was going to be a nice day and I should schedule a reporting and photography trip that would allow me to be outside. It was a suggestion I wanted to accept....

 

Nuckolls Co. goes another week without a new COVID-19 case

On Monday South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 30 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the previous seven days (April 18-24), bringing the cumulative number of cases in the four-county health district to 4,821. The new...

 

Intersection closes Monday

City of Superior We suspect Monday was a red letter day for the VanKirk construction company in Superior. Monday afternoon the company was awarded a $252,464.99 contract for the paving of the Superior Municipal Airport parking lot. Until now the lot...

 

Will hold Day of Prayer breakfast in Superior May 6

A week from today, Thursday, May 6, Living Faith Fellowship Church in downtown Superior will host the local National Day of Prayer breakfast. This is the 70th anniversary of the establishment of a National Day of Prayer. Designated by Congress, the...

 

Household hazardous waste collection at Nelson Saturday

There will be a household hazardous waste collection at the Nuckolls County Road Department yard, Saturday, from 3 to 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Little Blue NRD, Trailblazer RC & D, the Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners and NET. The co...

 

Vestey Center will offer congregate meals starting May 3

After being closed to the public for more than a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vestey Center’s dining room will be reopened to the public on Monday, May 3. Meals will be served from 11:30 to 12 noon Monday through Friday. Reservations...

 

Contract let for Superior airport paying project

The Superior Airport Authority received bids Thursday for an upcoming improvement project at Superior Municipal Airport.The Federal Aviation Administration released funds for the paving of the airport access road and a lighted parking lot near the...

 

Danny Jackson retires from USPS

After 31 years and more than 900,000 miles of driving the back roads of southern Nebraska and northern Kansas, Danny Jackson will close the cover on his last mailbox, Friday, when he officially retires from the United States Postal Service in...

 

Awards presented at the Superior Volunteer Fire Department banquet

Awards presented at the Superior Volunteer Fire Department banquet were Chris Carter - Rookie of the year 2021; Jeff Combs - 25 years of service; Barney Freitag - 25 years of service; Levi Gunn -...

 

Randall Farmers Co-op Union expands to Concordia

Randall Co-op is expanding to a new location in Concordia. The Co-op's AgPro Warehouse is an agronomic warehouse, selling chemicals, fertilizer, Ohlde seed and custom application to the Cloud County and surrounding areas. "Branching out into...

 

City of Mankato swimming pool face lift still in process

Last year the City of Mankato decided to take advantage of the pool closing because of COVID-19 to do some much-needed maintenance and upgrades. With assistance from the Dane Hansen Foundation and...

 

Mixed martial arts champion comes to Jewell County

David Simpson, a native of Virginia, recently moved to Jewell County and is now giving MMA instructions in Mankato. David is an accomplished in mixed martial arts. He holds a champion title in this sport. David, Kaeley and their three sons decided...

 

Meet Jewell County's new county attorneys

Alex Carabajal, Jewell County attorney, was born and raised in Jewell until she was 9-years-old. Then she moved to Mankato where she has lived since. She went to Randall Elementary until fourth grade....

 

Health Department receives Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Jewell County commissioners met April 5. Commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe, and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, were present. Joe Herz discussed the road between sections 15 and 16 of Burr Oak Township. Nancy Marihugh, health...

 

Auditor's 2020 recommended transfers approved

The Jewell County Commissioners met April 12 with commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, present for the meeting. Travis Garst, solid waste director, reviewed the March activity report. Nancy Marihugh,...

 

Online sprayer equipment update meeting set for May 5

Application technology is rapidly changing how crop protection products can be applied to maximize pest control efficacy while mitigating spray drift. Applicators can no longer risk not having the latest knowledge and techniques for applying...

 

Mankato News

Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, the school put on the play Robin Hood. There were great reviews for the play and the students who participated in it. The bright sun and warm weather has brought...

 

My Crazy Life

I got the taxes done, and we got our refund. Yay! We paid off a debt that has been weighing on me for almost a year now. I can’t tell you how good that felt. We even had money left so we decided to see if we could get some things we need, like...

 

Elevator owners contribute $30,000 to Edgar department

The Edgar Fire and Rescue Squad will be upgrading their equipment with a $30,000 donation received recently from Aurora Cooperative. In December of 2019, the fire department was called several times to assist with a fire at the company’s elevator...

 

Couples Summer Golf League will hold meeting May 14

There will be an organizational meeting at the Elk Creek Country Club in Nelson for the Couples Summer Golf League at 7:30 p.m., Friday evening, May 14. If interested, contact either Sally Uhrmacher or Chuck and DeAnna Tuttle for more...

 

Cole Troudt sets school record at Superior Meet

"Records are made to be broken!" Correct ? That old phrase is used often but often comes up at unexpected times. At least maybe to some sports reporters. L-N Raider, Cole Troudt, has been having a good year for the Raider Track Team. He earned three...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    April 29, 2021

City of Nelson Municipal Pool to open for season

The City of Nelson plans to open the municipal pool plans the doors for this year’s pool season. Last year, the state was not allowing pools to open until July, and with the shortened season, and...

 

American Legion District 10 holds convention

Chuck and DeAnna Tuttle attended Nebraska Legion District 10 Convention held in Alma on Sunday. The purpose of district conventions is to elect and install district officers as well as to supply information on resolutions pending prior to the annual...

 

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