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Articles from the May 20, 2021 edition

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Country Roads

Flowers make memories! Recently I went to my parent’s farmstead, and in the yard were two lilac bushes my mother had planted years ago. To my surprise the bushes were filled with beautiful lilac lavender blooms. They stirred memories of when she...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    May 20, 2021

Editor Notebook

Last week I made the mistake of starting a story in this space but not completing it. When I had used my allotted space I promised to continue the story this week. I should have known better than to make such a promise and then turn to other work. It...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    May 20, 2021

Puffs

Did you know, or do you even care ? ? ? Renewable fuels have been getting a lot of publicity since the new president began his new term in January. The new administration is promoting wind and solar projects in favor of gas, oil and coal types of...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    May 20, 2021

My crazy life

I am so thankful school is out this week. Like so many others, my son is ultimately over it, and I am over having to motivate him. He has a couple of summer jobs lined up, and I hope a paycheck is enough to keep him moving. I’d like to have at leas...

 

Patients place Brodstone in nation's top 27 Hospital

Becker’s Hospital Review announced earlier this month that Brodstone Memorial Hospital was among the nation’s top 27 patient-recommended hospitals, based on the most recent Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS)...

 

Health District has good COVID news to share

News coming from the South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials continues to improved. Monday the district director reported just 13 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the previous seven days (May 10 – May 17), averaging under 2...

 

Superior Chamber recognizes volunteers

The Superior Chamber of Commerce is recognizing the volunteer efforts of two of its members in conjunction with the Lady Vestey Festival. Marlene McGowan and Scott Boyles are being honored for their...

 

Superior schools honor retirees

It was a bittersweet occasion for a number of Superior Public School staff members as they were feted at a reception at the Superior Country Club last Wednesday. The occasion was to recognize their...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q. What does Fear of the Lord mean?  Should I be afraid of God? A:   Let me explain the fear of the Lord by this illustration: I respect the rules of the road and would never deliberately drive on the...

 

Honor Flights display coming to Byron Community Hall

The new Flights of Honor exhibit will be at the Byron Community Center, Friday and Saturday, May 28 and 29. It will be available for viewing from noon to 6 p.m., each day. Admission is free. The exhibit will remain at the Byron Community Center for...

 

County Employees will receive 7% pay increase

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met Monday at the county courthouse in Nelson for their regularly scheduled meeting. All three commissioners were present. The board declared surplus a 1996 Dodge Ram pickup truck and a 2001 Chevrolet...

 

USD No. 107 may be offer Spanish class next term; Drivers Ed meeting this week

Kenny Mizner, president, called the regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order last Monday in the meeting room at the district office. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brandon Hollerich, Brenden Wirth, Bobi Fogo, Lori Yelken,...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    History    May 20, 2021

Steuben – Post Office and School

The Steuben Post Office was located in Holmwood Township, Section 12 per Shute and Dillon in Prairie Jewels. It was organized and discontinued three times. First organized on Aug. 19, 1875, it was...

 

Heavy rain sends Wilson Lake 2.5 feet into flood stage

More than 8 inches of rain fell Saturday night and Sunday morning on portions of the Paradise Creek water shed washing out bridges and flooding property including the towns of Natoma and Paradise. The creek flows into Wilson Reervoir. Flood waters...

 

Cross-Country bicyclist visits Jewell County

On Wednesday, May 12, traveling west on Highway 36, you may have noticed a bike rider with his bike loaded with survival gear. This was 48-year old Patrick Holland-Moritz. Originally from Germany,...

 

Bridge Replacement begins Monday on U.S. 24 west of Beloit

The Kansas Department of Transportation will begin work to replace the U.S. 24 bridge over the Mulberry Creek on Monday. The bridge is located 1.4 miles west of the U.S. 24 and K-14 junction at Beloit. During the first phase of construction, traffic...

 

A final note from Epley and meet Kennedy

Thank you to the students, the staff and the communities of Lawrence-Nelson for allowing me to be your principal the last seven years. I will forever be a Raider community member and supporter of...

 

Ten Raiders earn trip to State Track Meet

Even in today's society a trip to Omaha from southcentral Nebraska is still a pretty big deal . . . enough to make everybody smile. It is especially nice if that trip includes the chance to compete at...

 

Raider Golfers just short of State Tourney Berth

The District Tournament for Class D golfers came a little earlier than some of us expected. It was held Monday at the Indianhead Golf Course in Grand Island. There were 14 team at the event and the top three teams qualified for the State Meet. The...

 

RHHS host NPL track meet

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track teams hosted the Northern Plains League track meet at Mankato Thursday. The boys team finished in 10th place, with 22 points in the 14 team field. Other teams competing at the meet were St. John’s, Pi...

 

RHHS golf team heads to state match

The Rock Hills High School golf team closed out their regular season with the 18-hole Tipton Invitational played over the Tipton Oaks Golf Course last Tuesday. The Grizzlies finished in sixth place...

 

L-N golf closes out regular season, plays at district match

The Lawrence-Nelson High School golf team closed out their regular season schedule with two invitational outings. They were in Hebron Wednesday for the Thayer Central Invitational played at the Hebron Country Club. The Raiders took seventh place in...

 

L-N track sending several to state meet

The Lawrence-Nelson High School boys and girls track and field teams competed at the D-6 track meet at Kenesaw last Wednesday. The team qualified several members to advance to the state meet being held at Omaha’s Burke Stadium Wednesday and today...

 

Superior Boys Track Team wins District C-7 Championship trophy

The District C-7 Track Meet was hosted by Thayer Central High School Thursday. The Superior boys team came home with the championship trophy after scoring 91 points, 20 more than the second place...

 

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