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Country Roads

The weekend in this area was filled with celebrations and memorials. Visitors and residents in this area could certainly be kept busy and no one could say they were bored. The annual Vestey Day event was held in Superior and was filled with...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    June 2, 2022

Editor's Notebook

This writer was among the few who took advantage of the opportunity to visit the Cowboy Museum when it was open during the festival. The museum displays the private collection of Steve Werner, an 80-year-old Superior resident who inherited the...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: God could have forgiven all sins Himself so why did he send his son to a torturous death to forgive sins? A: I can think of at least three things that were accomplished by the Cross that could not have been accomplished any other way. First, sin...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    June 2, 2022

Love my crazy life

The sun is shining, the pool is open, and the boy comes home from Dad’s tomorrow. I feel just a little lighter now that the worst of my stress has come and gone with no major drama. Jacob is driving himself home from Dad’s in his new,...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    June 2, 2022

Puffs

There are times when we have appointments on both sides of the noon lunch time and we try to catch lunch somewhere in between. Last week was one such time with medical appointments in the a.m. and in the p.m. in Grand Island. As such we found a place...

 

Retired teacher offering free books at ballpark

Anne-Marie Ohmsted has retired after a 35 year career of teaching elementary school at Guide Rock and Superior. Ohmstede’s father was a school superintendent which led to the family making frequent moves when she was a child. When her father...

 

Superior Municipal Swimming Pool set to open Friday

The Superior Municipal Swimming Pool is scheduled to open Friday at 11:30 a.m. Seth Going, pool manager, reported the leak under the southwest corner of the pool deck had been repaired by city workers and the pool was set to be filled in anticipation...

 

Perfect weather arrives for Memorial Weekend activities

It may have been a bit breezy for some Lovewell Lake visitors but for most people the Memorial Weekend weather was perfect. Rains earlier in the week had helped to erase the signs of the winter...

 
 By Keith Schultz    History    June 2, 2022

Ruskin High Class of 1948 helped to build gymnasium

The Ruskin Alumni banquet was a wonderful event. I was asked to share my dad’s (Keith Schultz) story about the Class of 1948 and their connection to the gymnasium built in 1949. Here is his story in his words: School Memories By Keith Schultz The...

 

Supt. Kobza reports on school security

Following the tragic attack on a Texas school, Marty Kobza, superintendent of the Superior schools, made the following statement: Recent events in Texas and around the country involving tragic mass shootings shakes us all to our core.  We in the Sup...

 

USDA invests in Burr Oak

The United Sates Department of Agriculture (USDA) Acting State Director for Rural Development Kansas Dan Fischer announced that USDA is investing $16,155,000 toward nine community projects across the state. Burr Oak has received a $968,000 loan and...

 

Teaching retires after 42 years in one community

"Preparation and Planning for the Goal" seem to be the 'go-to' attitude of the culture of the late 20th and early 21st centuries in America. However, for Jeannine Schendt of Lawrence, the plan didn't work out exactly as that preparation and planning...

 

Karla Fleming receives We Kan! award for helping sustain rural culture

Karla Fleming of Jewel County Justified was presented with a We Kan! award Thursday in a surprise presentation at the Sweden Creme in Mankato. Family and friends were present. The presentation was...

 

Winners of vehicle parade at Mankato's 150th birthday

Winners of the Mankato automobile and motorcycle parade included the following: Sheriff's choice. Dave Conway, 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne; Motorcycle, Josh Babson, 2005 Triumph Rocket 3; and Mayor's...

 

Paul Edwards

Paul Richard Edwards, the son of Robert Clinton (CR) and Velma Leone (McKinney) Edwards, was born on April 16, 1930, in Webber, Kan. He died May 18, 2022 at the Superior Good Samaritan Society, at... Full story

 

William Larkins

William Gene Larkins was born on Feb. 20, 1936, to William Sr. and Claire Larkins. He grew up in Ruskin, where he worked for farmers at a young age helping with chores and doing field work to earn spending money that he used to buy candy, and later t... Full story

 

L-N golf team competes at state tourney

The Lawrence- Nelson High School boys golf team competed at the Class D state golf match played over the Lake Maloney Golf Club course at North Platte last Tuesday and Wednesday, The Raiders finished in seventh place, with a team score of 728, in...

 

L-N players selected for conference all-star games

The Twin Valley Conference will hold their annual all-star boys and girls basketball and girls volleyball games. The conference has announced the members of the first and second teams as well as honorable mentions. The conference also announced the...

 

Norma June Butts

Norma June Butts, 94, formerly of Jewell, Kan., died Thursday, May 26, 2022, at Hilltop Lodge Nursing Home, Beloit, Kan. She was born at her rural home near Jewell on June 8, 1927, to Albert and Elsie LaRue Abram. June attended Couch School for... Full story

 

Nate Meyers competes at state track meet for RHHS

Nate Meyers was the lone Rock Hills track and field qualifier for the state meet held at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium. The meet was held Friday and Saturday for all classes of Kansas high school track and field teams. Meyers, a...

 

L-N track team at state meet in Omaha

The Lawrence-Nelson boys and girls track team members who qualified for the state meet staged at Harry A. Burke High School, Omaha, Friday and Saturday, competed on the state stage. The girls team finished in 48th place, with one point, in the 48...

 

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