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Country Roads

Have you ever had one of those weekends packed with activities and so many different emotions? With high school graduations occurring in schools in communities near and far, some parents and grandparents were having to travel to a loved one’s...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    May 13, 2021

Editor's Notebook

Many of us give little thought to zipping across the Republican River several times a day. We have grown accustomed to easily crossing the river on wide, substantial bridges, but that hasn’t always been the case. A narrow Webber Road bridge was nea...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    May 13, 2021

Puffs

There is a reason for everything. It is just we don’t always know the reasons. I bring this up this week because in the middle of last week, I received a phone call. It was the “Federal Marshall’s Service.” I was told my name came up in an in...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Why would God allow an immoral couple like Judah and Tamar to be in the genealogy of Christ? A:    It is a common misconception to think that God only allows perfect, “holy” people to...

 

25 members of SHS class receive 2021 diplomas

The Superior High School gymnasium was the venue for the 134th annual commencement of Superior High School. The 25 members of the Class of 2021 received their diplomas as family members and friends,...

 

BMH award healthcare grants

Thirteen area students received the 2021 Evelene Brodstone Healthcare Scholarship this year. The scholarships are awarded to individuals who display great academic success, a drive and involvement in health care and a desire to further their educatio...

 

Superior board lifts mask requirement

Members of the Superior Board of Education met for an hour Monday evening. April expenditures of $577,440.74 from the general fund were accepted. The board unanimously approved immediately lifting the mask requirement. At last report their have been...

 

Storm fronts collide along Kansas-Nebraska stateline

One of the early Lady Vestey Victorian Festivals featured a battle of two giant robotic type creatures. The creatures did battle on the football field before an audience that numbered in the hundreds...

 

Rock Hills graduating class of 2021

Rock Hills graduating class of 2021; (from left, back row) Tristyn Brown, Davion McDonald, Caden Slate, Jerrod Gillett, (4th row) Mason Higer, William Joy, Kenny Sterling, (3rd row) Jacob Usita, Seth...

 
 By Mary Sawyer    News    May 13, 2021

Jewell Co. native's book now on sale

The Republican Valley Arts Council recently held their spring brunch and meeting in Red Cloud at the renovated Scout House. The guest speaker was Scott Shute, who attended White Rock Schools before...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    May 13, 2021

Photographer's reception today at Jewell Library

The Jewell Public Library is hosting an exhibit of photographs taken by Jaci Novak, the daughter of Kenneth and Lena Novak of Randall. She currently lives in Salina. Though Novak has "always" been interested in photography, it was around 2015 that...

 

Jewell Co. shaking again

A cluster of earthquakes shook Jewell County a week ago today with the strongest, a 4.1 magnitude quake starting the day. All were in an area defined by Formoso, Randall, Jewell and Mankato. No damages or injuries were reported. The first was centere...

 

Burr Oak Community Club

The Burr Oak Community Club met at 6:30 p.m., Thursday at the Grate Expectations Cafe. In the absence of Peggy Wilson, chairman, Glenny Barnes called the meeting to order. Since it had been several months since members had met, no minutes were read....

 

Kathy Biltoft to retire at end of school year

Kathy Biltoft began her career with Lawrence-Nelson in 1999-2000. She has been a part of the Lawrence-Nelson system for 31 years, teaching at L-N for 20 years. Kathy attended Kansas State University in Manhattan and ran track for the Wildcats. Her...

 

Saturday storm pummels area with rain and hail

If you lived anywhere in southcentral Nebraska Saturday evening and night, you were treated to one of the best "summer storms" we've had in a while. The rains came, the wind blew, the lightening brightened up the sky and the thunder made you shudder,...

 

Area students receive healthcare scholarships

Thirteen area students received the 2021 Evelene Brodstone Healthcare Scholarship this year. The scholarships are awarded to individuals who display great academic success, a drive and involvement in health care and a desire to further their educatio...

 

Students graduate from three CCC campuses

Hastings Campus Central Community College-Hastings honored about 480 graduate candidates May 7 during its 54th annual commencement ceremony. Forty-five of the degree candidates achieved an accumulative grade-point average of 3.75 or higher during...

 

Raiders run at Russ Snyder Invitational Track Meet

If you hear talk of the Russ Snyder Invitational Track Meet in the spring, chances are, the track season is coming to an end. The event is usually the final tune-up before the District Meet and is usually a meet for schools of similar size to compete...

 

Raiders in TVC Golf Meet

The Twin Valley Conference Golf Meet was a little short of players this year. Only four of the eight teams sponsored a full regimen of players for the event. Two more had golfers there, just not full teams. Two others did not have anyone to golf....

 

RHHS golf team at two invites

The Rock Hills High School golf team competed at the Lakeside Invitational match at the Downs Country Club last Tuesday. The course plays to par 70. The Grizzlies finished in fourth place at the...

 

RHHS track teams at two invites

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Tescott Invitational track meet last Tuesday. The boys team finished in seventh place, with 47 points, in the 15 team...

 

SHS honor athletes

The Superior High School Red Caps Booster Club hosted the 2021 high school athletic banquet at the high school gymnasium last Monday. It was a slimmed down affair in comparison with past years with masks required. Students and guests were served an...

 

SHS announce post season athletic awards winners

Football Conner Blackstone- All District Class C-2-4 Honorable Mention, NCPA Academic All-State, Lincoln Journal Star Academic All-State. Jordan Brown- All District Class C2-4 First Team, Lincoln Journal Star Academic All-State. Payton Christiancy-...

 

Superior competes at Sutton Invite

The SHS Wildcat Track Team participated in the Sutton Invite Thursday. Ella Gardner, Elijah Heusinkvelt, Sadie Rempel, Clayton Morris, Shayla Meyer, Seth Schnakenberg, Dane Miller, Taran Zoltenko,...

 

SHS golf at Milford for conference play

The Superior High School golf team competed at the Southern Nebraska Conference match played over the challenging Thornridge Golf Course. Superior finished in 10th place in the 10 team field with a team score of 456. Other teams at the event were...

 

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