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BMH will offer COVID tests

Brodstone Memorial Hospital has entered into a partnership with the State of Nebraska to provide free COVID-19 testing to eligible residents. Residents of Nebraska can take an online assessment through the TestNebraska portal, and if eligible...

 

ISPs offering better service for Superior

Superior’s three internet service providers continue to upgrade and improve the services being offered. Faster broadband is now available from Kinetic by Windstream. As part of ongoing investments in its 18-state network footprint, Kinetic has depl...

 

38th Superior FireKraker run held virtually

Saturday should have been the 38th running of the Superior FireKracker Run but members of the Superior Jogging Club, the race sponsor, chose not to hold the race because of the health concerns it...

 

2020 County Fair unlike any other held in Nuckolls Co.

Nuckolls County 4-H and FFA fair events are underway but for the first time in history the public is not welcome to attend. Because of the pandemic there will not be food stands, open class exhibits, grandstand shows, commercial exhibits or a midway...

 

Ricketts reinstates vehicle requirements

Governor Pete Ricketts rescinded Executive Order 20-05 amending the due date for Nebraskans to renew a driver license or complete vehicle titling and registration requirements.  Acknowledging the need to ensure residents have enough time to update...

 

308 COVID patients have recovered in South Heartland Dist.

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported seven new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past four days (July 3 through 6), bringing the total number of cases in the four-county health district to 341. By county, the new...

 

Plance crashes near Mankato

On Monday a Mankato resident was flying his experimental aircraft when he experienced technical difficulties after takeoff. He tried to turn the plane around but lost control crashing to the east side of the runway. Around 7:55 a.m. the Jewell...

 

Commissioners discuss roads and open house

The Jewell County commissioners met at 8:30 a.m., June 29. Commissioners, Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla J Waugh, county clerk, were present for the meeting. Chairman Fleming opened the meeting with all present reciting the...

 

Commissioners approve purchase of a new pickup

The Jewell County Commissioners met at 8:30 a.m., June 22. Present were commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla Waugh, county clerk. It was moved to adopt the changes to the Jewell County Courthouse and Elected Officials...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    July 9, 2020

Jewell County Historical Museum to remain closed

Jack Alcorn, the Jewell County Historical Society (JCHS) president, announced early last week the society’s museum, located at 118 North Commercial in Mankato, will remain closed for this season. The museum committee of the JCHS will be working on...

 

Interns to present July 29

At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, at the Mankato Community Center, Katie Harbert, Jewell County Community Development’s Dane G. Hansen intern, will give her final report to the community. Throughout the summer, some of Harbert’s main...

 

Superior Schools county fair art exhibit results

The fair is fast approaching. Again this year, the county art teachers were asked to share some of their art exhibits to be judged at the county fair. Unfortunately, as with all static exhibits, they...

 

Rae Hobson Memorial Library program begins

Rae Hobson Memorial Library at Republic is sponsoring a summer library program for all ages called Imagine Your Story. It began July 7 and ends Aug. 13. People can color a giant Imagine Your Story poster placed in the library. It is used for imagine...

 

Fill the Truck appreciation event for SVFD and SFRS

To show Superior’s first responders how much they are appreciated and to thank them for their service to the community, a Fill the Truck event will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, in the Ideal Market parking lot. It is a freewill...

 

Awards annual Jake Kleen Memorial Scholarships

Jake Kleen Memorial Scholarships are awarded annually to three area high school seniors. The 2020 recipients are: Hallie Epley,Lawrence-Nelson; Caleb Jalas, Deshler; and Hunter Healey, Superior. Funds for these scholarships are furnished by the...

 
 By Amanda Chaput    Features    July 9, 2020

Come dine at Bob's

As you travel through Mankato, have you searched for somewhere to satisfy your hunger? North of Highway 36, at 119 E. Jefferson is a little restaurant, Bob's of Mankato. From Mexican food to American...

 

Broeckelman and Kohler named on president's list

Washburn University released its President’s List honorees for the spring 2020 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must complete at least 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0. More than...

 

VFW Auxiliary met for officer election and installation

The Mankato VFW 7830 Auxiliary met May 12, for the purpose of electing and installing the officers for the 2020-2021 business year. Eight members were present and one guest, Marsha LaRosh of 7743,...

 

FBLA wants to hold community service project at theatre

The Jewell County Cinema, Inc. board meeting was held at the Mankato Christian Church and called to order by Thadd Hinkle. Members present were Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart, Phyllis Christie, Chris and Jill Klos, Kristin Underwood and Sarah...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    July 9, 2020

Editor's Notebook

A promise to help a friend who was out-of-town for the weekend with an early morning task got me out and about in Superior earlier than normal on both Saturday and Sunday mornings. My morning jaunts were so interesting I stretched them out a bit...

 

Country Roads

Just before the first day of the month, I check my “Days To Remember” book and birthdays and wedding anniversary dates are written on our desk calendar. This book was purchased at the variety store in my hometown just before I was married. I...

 

Ezree Pearl Newell

Kale and Whitney Newell of Mankato announce the birth of their daughter, Ezree Pearl Newell. She was born at 12:29 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, at the Smith County Memorial Hospital, Smith Center. She...

 

David Dillon

David Alan Dillon, 65, the son of Albert and Edith (Holmes) Dillon, was born on Aug. 6, 1954, in Concordia. He died June 28, at the Brodstone Memorial Hospital at Superior. David attended school in Superior. He married Betty Dixon on July 23, 1972,...

 

Dr. Victor Carl Hurtig, Jr. DVM

Dr. Victor Carl Hurtig, Jr. DVM, 80, resident of Courtland, Kan., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and four children on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  He was born Feb.14, 1940, in...

 

Gary Shuck

Gary Leroy Shuck, 78, of Edgar, the son of Wendell and Vera Schlachter Shuck was born April 27, 1942, at San Pedro, Calif. He died Saturday, July 4, at Mary Lanning Health Care Services in Hastings....

 

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