Articles from the June 16, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

It’s time to get after those invading noxious weeds we farmers have to fight year after year on our land. Though the musk thistles are the worst, if the thistles are treated and taken care of, their numbers can be kept at bay. But it takes a lot...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    June 16, 2022

Editor's Notebook

Twice while I was a student attending Kansas State University I had jobs helping with camps designed for high school students. My primary task during the day was working with the advanced photography students. At night I helped supervise a residence...

 

Puffs

I’m going to include a little bit this week about weeds . . . Not your normal garden type weeds or your corn field type noxious weed. This is about a native tree that many have lately considered “an invasive, non-desirable and problematic...

 

Superior Schools acting to block cyber attacks

Change – the word seemed to be a common theme of many of the topics discussed at the Superior Board of Education meeting Monday evening. All members of the board were present for the meeting except Peggy Meyer. Routine business included approving...

 

Weather Service tracks tornado over Ruskin

We said in last week's paper that the week's real weather story would be written after the paper was printed. Unfortunately, that was true. Tuesday and Saturday both brought some rough weather....

 

Tornado hits farms

Last Tuesday evening the Nebraska Weather Bureau issued a tornado warning when a radar indicated rotation over Ruskin. "My heart sank when I heard it!" Ryan Mikkelsen, a Ruskin area farmer, said....

 

Teen injured

A Jewell County teenager was injured just before 12:30 p.m. Thurday when his 2000 Nissan Frontier left Highway 14 and rolled over. Kyler J. Burks, 16, of Jewell was northbound on Highway 14 about 4 miles south of Jewell when the accident happened....

 

Beeler House, Mankato, gets revived

The historical Beeler House, Mankato, has recently undergone a lot of restoration and unique updating. This 120 year old Queen Anne Victorian House was one of the several historic houses featured...

 

Jewell Community Center received local grant

The Jewell City Council met in regular session last Monday. Those in attendance were Darrell Bohnert, mayor; Josh Burks, Max Burks, Gaye Daniels, Bob Freeman, council members; and Kristie Anderson,...

 

Ladies' Cow Chip Open hosts 27 golfers

The Lawrence Country Club was the gathering place for 27 golfers wanting to try their luck at winning the Annual Ladies' Cow Chip Open on Sunday, June 5. A beautiful day greeted the women, with the ex...

 

Week 2: Elk Creek couples summer league results

Friday evening the Couples Summer Golf League met at the Elk Creek Country Club in Nelson for round two of competition.   It was again a beautiful evening, but the scores seemed a little higher this week. Thus the handicaps went up a little. Chuck...

 

Community Club members to pick up trash along Highway 14

Last Tuesday, sixteen volunteers worked with Community Club members to pick up trash along Highway 14. Volunteers included, not in any particular order, Kady and Logan Schnitker, and son Jacobi,...

 

Grace Sue Nelson

Jason and Haley Nelson are proud to announce the arrival of their daughter, Grace Sue Nelson. Grace was born May 3, at 6:27 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs. 5 3/4oz., and was 20 3/4in. long. Grace was eagerly...

 

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