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Country Roads

A while back one of our granddaughters asked if I ever had any pets. I suppose she wondered since we didn’t have a farm dog, and the cats we have are pretty wild because they are just farm cats, meant to hunt out mice and rats. After living on a...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    July 21, 2022

Editor's Notebook

I’ve long enjoyed community celebrations. Though I was only 4 years old when Superior staged a diamond jubilee celebration, I remember that celebration and the one and only 4-H fair held two years later in Superior. My favorite celebrations are...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    July 21, 2022

Love my crazy life

By Teraesa Bruce I am writingfrom the pump area of the Nelson swimming pool. It seems my office changes weekly, if not daily. I tried to sit in the office and type, but between the guards coming in and out and my pool rats, I couldn’t keep a...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    July 21, 2022

Puffs

A couple of short items to start this week. I don’t know about the rest of the area, however, here in Lawrence the community lost electrical power late Saturday evening. As Nancy and I were talking about it later, we could not remember a time...

 

Crane Sculpture made of spoons

Cindy Chinn, Chester artist, has been turning scrap metal into a range of artwork for more than seven years. During that time she has amassed an interesting collection of metal parts and pieces, as...

 

Will re-enact Nuckolls County's 1864 Oregon Trail attacks Aug. 6

The Native American Raids of 1864 will be remembered and re-enacted on Saturday, Aug. 6, when the residents of Oak and their friends continue a tradition which began with the Nebraska Centennial in 1967. That year, many Nuckolls County communities di...

 

Nuckolls Co Board approves nearly $2 million road plan

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse at 8:30 a.m. in Nelson, Monday. All three board members were present. The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners approved the county road department’s one and six year road...

 

2 Superior school students devoting summer to multiple rodeo events

Oakley Ward and Sadie Rempel both attend Superior High School. Rempel is a senior and Ward is a freshman. The two share a common bond with their love for competing in rodeo events. Ward inherited her love for the rodeo from her mother, Melissa. One...

 

136 Byways group plans across state market for Sept. 30

A large number of tourism promoters along Nebraska’s Byway 136 – Heritage Highway are working on the 11th Annual Flea Market-Garage Sale event along the byway. The trademarked event “Trail of Treasures” is scheduled for Sept. 30, Oct. 1 and...

 

Aundrea Badger was named as pool manager

The regular meeting of the Mankato City Council was called to order by Mayor Justin Schoonover on July 5. Councilment present were: Sam Becker, Kevin Ost, George Hennon, Rodney Payne and Lyle Dauner. Also present were Darrell Miller, city attorney,...

 

Plow Day impress news reporters

Approximately 25 tractors were raring to go on Friday, for the annual Plow Day. This is a yearly event that is put together by Joe Eilert, Calvin Bohnert and Junior Vandergiesen. Some of the guys...

 

Resurfacing to begin on U.S. 24 in Mitchell County

Beginning today (Thursday), the Kansas Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing U.S. 24 from the Osborne-Mitchell County Line east to the Mitchell-Cloud County Line. Work will occur Monday through Saturday during daylight hours. Flaggers...

 

Jewell County Threshing Bee Results

Jewell County Historical Society hosted the 44th Annual Antique Farm Machinery and Threshing Bee on July 16 and 17, 2022. This year's featured volunteer was Roger Feddie in appreciation for his many...

 

Council meets interns from the Nex-Gen Program

President Jason Ortman called the July meeting of the Mankato Chamber of Commerce to order. Nine members and four guests were present. Haley Nelson gave an update on the 2023 Birthday Calendars. Invoices from last year have been sent in the mail and...

 

Salary range for city administrator discussed

A special meeting of the Mankato City Council was held at 6 p.m., on July 8. Present were Mayor Schoonover, Councilmen Ost, Hennion, Payne and Dauner. Also present was Sharon McCormick, city clerk, and Darrell Miller, city attorney. The purpose of...

 

Keenagers will meet next month

There will be no Keenagers meeting this month on account of the heat and humidity. Grilled hamburgers will be served next month (Aug. 18). Thank you for your understanding. See you in August. Hope the weather is better....

 

Lawrence Community Club competes park improvements

Last July, the Nuckolls County Foundation's Lawrence Community Fund was awarded an AARP Community Challenge Grant. The grant was for $3,950 to purchase two park benches and two ADA compliant picnic...

 

Mysterious outage for electrical system lasts 7 hours

If you like mysteries . . . go visit the South Central Public Power District. Maybe by the time this edition of the paper is received by our many fine readers, it will not be a mystery any more. However, as of the time of this writing, the exact...

 

ECCC couples summer golf league carries on in the heat

It was a hot evening but that didn’t keep these die-hard golfers away.  Friday evening the Elk Creek Country Club couples’ summer golf league met in Nelson for their seventh week of competition. This week the men teed off the even holes and the...

 

Jeanne Petr

Hastings resident Jeanne Petr, 92, died Friday, July 15, 2022, at The Heritage at College View, Hastings. Rosary was at 7 p.m.. Tuesday, July 19, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial...

 

Sondra Sue McCarty

Sondra Sue "Susie" McCarty, 83, died July 13, 2022, with family by her side. She was born in Jewell, Kansas on Aug. 3, 1938, to parents, Roy and Alberta Sluyter. She moved to Jewell City when she was...

 

Ward Aurand

Ward Wilson Aurand, the son of Eugene and Lelia (Schnitker) Aurand, was born on March 2, 1923, in Courtland, Kan. He died Monday at the Parkview Haven Nursing Home at Deshler, Neb., at the age of 99...

 

Cammie C. Poppe

Cammie C. Poppe 60, died Sunday morning, July 3, at her Hastings home. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at the funeral home with family present. Her funeral was held at 10...

 

Curtis L. Jordan

Curtis L. Jordan, 58 years, was born on Nov. 8, 1963 and died July 5, 2022. He is survived by his mother, Rachel Skeahan; father Rick Jordan; sisters, Lisa Anderson, Kim Aksamit Mike; nieces and nephew, Alissa, John Jr., Jordan and Kaysen. Born in...

 

Mary Lou Shelton

A memorial service for Mary Lou Shelton, age 84 of Jewell, will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 23, at the Jewell Christian Church. Mrs. Shelton died Friday, July 15, at the Downs Care & Rehab Center. Survivors include sons, Curtis of Portis, Kevin of...

 

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