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Country Roads

At my hometown celebration of our country’s 246th birthday, there was a wonderful draw of people family and friends. Stories were told as everyone visited with one another, and memories shared. In a small rural community most everyone knows...

 

Editor's Notebook

America was settled by adventurous, hard work people willing to leave home and venture out with the hope and dream of success, prosperity and a better life in a new land. Monday we celebrated the Declaration of Independence which was ratified by the...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    July 7, 2022

Puffs

Red Hair . . . To be specific, “Naturally Redheads” the headline read. I was perusing the Sunday newspaper yesterday when a headline caught my eye. It read: “Natural redheads may need more anesthesia.” A person may not guess that from what...

 

Love my crazy life

Happy birthday, Merica! I hope everyone made it through the holiday with all their fingers and toes intact. We did not do a lot of fireworks this year. In fact, I had the kids help in the yard this weekend to earn money to purchase said fire...

 

Postage going up for second time in 2022

Faced with the nonstop onslaught on rising production costs, this newspaper will soon be raising advertising rates and the price of single copy newspaper sales. For example, on Monday postage rates will increase for the second time this year. The...

 

After 30 years Crest manager retires

Carla Gebers has been the face of Superior’s Cres Theatre for more than 30 years. She announced her retirement recently with her last day at the helm being June 30th. Carla Darling was born in Superior. She graduated from Superior High School in 19...

 

Sizzling temperatures for the Firekracker run

The Superior Independence Day tradition of the Firekracker Run entered its 40th year Monday. Weather conditions were ideal. A clear sky, moderate temperature and a light, cooling breeze made for a...

 

FFA annual water balloon wars add to fourth activities

The Superior FFA Chapter added to the Fourth of July Festivies by holding their annual Water Balloon Wars. A few members showed up an hour early to help set up for the event, which took place in the...

 

Fair switches rodeo clowns

Justin Rumford, the rodeo clown will not be coming to the Nuckolls County Fair as he was double booked. His replacement is Robbie Hodges....

 

Series of storms soak Superior

The tent used by Papa Johns Fireworks located at Ray's Auto and Sales blew down Thursday night. No major damage to the tent was reported, However, several trees near the Scout Cabin in Lincoln Park...

 

New class options available for Rock Hills students as school takes up this fall

The regular meeting for the Board of Education USD No. 107 was held June 13. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Marc Grout, Bobi Fogo, Wayne Frost, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers, Cassi Bozarth and Janet Higer. Guests were Libby Duffy and Kevin Peroutek. The...

 

Rock Hills Board of Ed. held special board meeting June 23

A special meeting of the Rock Hills Board of Education was held June 23. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Wayne Frost, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Bobi Fogo, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers, Cassi Bozarth and Janet Higer. After a discussion...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    July 7, 2022

Volunteers bind wheat for annual threshing bee

Last Tuesday some tourists crossing Jewell County got to see a scene from the past as 13 workers came together on Fred Eilert's wheat field just west of Mankato.  The group ranged in age from 14-year...

 

Rock Hills FBLA receive national awards in Chicago

Seven members of the Rock Hills FBLA chapter went to Chicago, June 29 through July 2 for the National Leadership Conference. While at the conference, members competed in events. In order to compete, they had to qualify at the state competition in lat...

 

USD 107 Board of Education review the BCBS plan

President Kenny Mizner called the June 10 special meeting of the Rock Hills Board of Education to order. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Wayne Frost, Bobi Fogo, Brenden Wirth, Rex Boley, and Janet Higer. Jeremy...

 

Mankato City Council meeting

The regular meeting of the Mankato City Council was called to order by Mayor Justin Schoonover on June 7. Councilmen present were: Sam Becker, Kevin Ost and Lyle Dauner. Councilman George Hennion appeared via Zoom. Also present were Darrell Miller,...

 

Mankato City Council appoints Rodney Payne

The regular meeting of the Mankato City Council was called to order by Mayor Justin Schoonover on June 7. Councilmen present were: Sam Becker, Kevin Ost and Lyle Dauner. Councilman George Hennion appeared via Zoom. Also present were Darrell Miller,...

 

Vickie Fenner

Vickie Lorraine Fenner was born Aug. 6, 1955, in Concordia, Kansas. She was the first born daughter of four children born to Clifford and Nevada Vetter. Her surviving siblings are Elaine Peters, Nancy Buser and Phil Vetter. She married her high schoo...

 

Mankato City Council special meeting

A special meeting of the Mankato City Council was held on June 13. Present were Mayor Schoonover, Councilman Becker, Ost, Dauner and Payne, and Councilman George Hennion appeared via Zoom. Also present were Sharon McCormick, city clerk, Amanda Horn...

 

Truck overturns, claims life of Jewell graduate

A former Jewell County resident who returned home to help with harvest, lost her life in a motor vehicle accident last Thursday. Vickie Vetter Fenner of Conway, Arkansas was the driver of a semi-truck which overturned about 4 p.m. Thurday.  The...

 

Haussler's Art featured on NTV News

(Editor’s Note: The following was reported on the Internet ‘Facebook’ via NTV News Channel Station. We are repeating what was written at that time. A film report was made last week by the TV...

 

Lawrence is ancestral home for two Catholic Church Bishops

Bishop Elect Rev. Erik T. Pohlmeier, of Little Rock, Arkansas, is the second man with ancestral ties to Lawrence appointed a Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in about 13 months.  Both men had fore...

 

190 members of family hold reunion

The descents of Clint (C. R. ) and Leone Edwards of Hardy met over the weekend for a family reunion. The three-day event drew 190 family members. Friday evening they got together in Nelson at the home of Tom and Kim Gebers. Saturday the group met at...

 

Tuttles enjoy calling Fun Day Bingo

A variety of games have long held a prominent place in the annual Nelson Community Fun Day. And one of those games has been bingo. For the last five years bingo has been a fun fill-in for the time...

 

Cardboard boat race has become a popular event at the Nelson Fun Day

Over the last six years, the cardboard boat race has become a popular event at the Nelson Fun Day! This year the contest had 13 entries. Contestants build a boat from only cardboard and duct tape,...

 

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