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Country Roads

It is beautiful, breathtaking and a sight to behold, all around these Country Roads. With the colder temperatures, high winds and dry weather behind us, spring finally takes the stage in all of its glory. Maybe this sounds wordy but how else can it...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    May 19, 2022

Editor's Notebook

Been thinking about the upcoming Lady Vestey Victorian Festival and how to freshly retell the Evelyn Brodstone story on this, the 31st anniversary of the first festival. The festival founders hoped the annual celebration would help preserve the commu...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Is there an unforgivable sin? How can it be unforgivable if Christ died for all sin? (Part Two of Two) A:  As mentioned in a previous article, there are two cases in Scripture where the Bible states that an act will not be forgiven. The sin of...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    May 19, 2022

Puffs

OK folks, I know some of you getting closer to that retirement age of 62 or 67 or so, don’t like the jokes of joining AARP. Even some of you that have already reached that age, are not wild about AARP. So, last week I learned something new. I have...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    May 19, 2022

Love my crazy life

What a week! After surviving graduation, George decided he needed some time off and scared us all half to death with a trip to the emergency room and an overnight stay at Mary Lanning. He is fine as frog hair now, but his blood pressure went through...

 

Dane Edwards places in 4 events

Glen (Dane) Edwards, a 90-year-old Hardy area farmer, has been at Ft. Lauderdale, Florida this week representing Nebraska in the Senior Olympics. The games began last Tuesday and Edwards has earned medals in several events. Edwards was an...

 

Hill family issues rennovation challenge to complete tuck pointing

This week the committee working on restoration of The Superior Auditorium has formalized the details of the "Alumni and Friends Challenge" that is launching this month.  Julie (Hill) (SHS Class of... Full story

 

District Track fans scurry for cover as storm approaches

Superior Public Schools hosted the district track meet, Thursday. The weather forecast indicated strong thunderstorms might move through the area late in the afternoon, so officials started the...

 

Superior Class of 2022 earns scholastic honors

We are sorry but the information provided in the last issue of this newspaper with regard to the Superior High School Class of 2022 honor students was not correct. One student was included that should not have been and one student who should have...

 

Free COVID tests available again

The federal government announced a third round of free COVID-19 tests. This round will send each applicant eight tests. Those wanting to order tests are to go to COVIDTest.gov. Enter the required information, name, address and email, if available,...

 

Board approves 5.9 % salary raise

County Board The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. All three commissioners were present. The board, after a presentation from Murphy Tractor and equipment, placed an order for a maintainer. The...

 

First benches arrive Tuesday

The first of what may be several benches and planters were installed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Superior. The benches were designed and constructed by Superior Industries. Some have been purchased...

 

Wagner, Rock Hills, named governor's Scholar

At the invitation of Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, Christian Wagner of Rock Hills High School, was selected to attend the 39th Annual Governor's Scholars Awards Program on May 1, in Topeka. The recogni...

 

Project leader helps 4-H youth succeed alongside their dogs

Dogs make great pets, companions and 4-H projects. Kelli Burrus, Post Rock District 4-H dog project leader, volunteers to teach dog care and training because she thrives on seeing youth find success....

 
 By Kerma Crouse    History    May 19, 2022

End of Era - Athens - Ionia alumni association

In 1950, the Athens Rural High School Alumni began to gather annually. The meeting was sometimes called the “Athens School Reunion” but whatever the name, the group met continually for 42 years. At the 1992 meeting, faced with dwindling...

 

Flower pots have been replanted

Flower pots have been replanted and pretty new flowers have been planted and stationed uptown. Thank you to everyone who helped planting and gave input. Amanda Kendall, Samantha Hilipipre, Tina...

 

North Central Kansas to be next BKRT Hosts

Marci Penner of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, said the 2023 Big Kansas Road Trip (CKRT) will take place in Jewell, Republic and Smith counties in North Central Kansas on May 4 through 7. The BKRT is a multi-day event that feels like a tri-county...

 

COVID-19 postive tests are up in county

The Jewell County Commissioners met, Monday, May 9. Commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck, and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. Darren Booth, Theel Insurance & Financial Services, a claims...

 

Annual Post Rock Extension District Wheat Tour

Thanks to “Mother Nature” for the moisture, the wheat crop continues to develop! The “in-person” 2022 KSU-Post Rock Extension District Wheat Plot Tours, Thursday, May 26, will view more than 25 varieties in each of the wheat plots with four...

 

SVT receives funding

Solomon Valley Transportation, Inc. (SVT) is recognizing National Transportation Week May 15 through 21, and confirmed the receipt of an award of the U.S.C. 49-5311 grant application for general public transportation. Annually, SVT applies for...

 

Avery Ostdiek places third in archery competition

Avery Ostdiek was one of the four Lawrence-Nelson students who made the trip to Louisville, Kentucky, for National Archery. Avery competed in four shoots total, NASP Target, NASP/IBO 3D, Centershot Target and Centershot IBO 3D. She improved her...

 

Voters advance six L-N candidates to general election

The U. S. Election process is not a simple, or quick procedure. However, one big step was taken last week as all 93 counties in the State of Nebraska held their primary elections. In general this primary election narrowed the election field down to...

 

Krotzinger receives Brodstone Healthcare 2021 Employee of the Year

As Brodstone Healthcare celebrated National Healthcare Week last week, among the celebrations was the announcement of the 2021 Employee of the Year. Julie Krotzinger received the honor on Tuesday in recognition of her dedication to the patients and s...

 

Moving Day for house in Lawrence

"Moving Day . . ." Most often a moving day involves taking household goods and furniture out of one house and into another. Last week was a moving day for Pedro Conteras and family. Only this time...

 

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