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Country Roads

National Cousin's Day was observed Sunday. Though I don't often make note of all the National Observances, this time it tugged at my heart. It brought back a lot of cousin memories. A sharing on...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    July 28, 2022

Editor's Notebook

Monday’s rain was a welcome event. Seldom are there unwelcome July and August rains in these parts. We sometimes have a surplus of rain in the spring or fall but summertime is different. We are more likely to have summer rain shortage. Summer...

 

Lawn mower loses its owner near park

Over the years this newspaper has printed stories about many lost things. Sometimes the lost animal or article is recovered, sometimes not. The largest lost story involved a boulder that fell off a truck. It was so big the city’s front end loader w...

 

Superior considers tighter 2023 fireworks regulations

Fireworks and the celebration of our nation’s independence may be past but fireworks was a topic of discussion when the Superior City Council met Monday evening. Last year the council had an advertisement published in this newspaper seeking to...

 

Detasseling crews are hard at work in the heat

That summer rite of passage which many young people undergo in Mid West agricultural communities is well underway. The job of roguing and detasseling seed corn fields is a thankless task. The job take...

 

What Kansans need to know about voting on August 2

On August 2, Kansas holds a primary election for political parties to select their candidates for the November 2022 General Election and a special election to amend the Kansas Constitution. “The League of Women Voters wants to make sure all...

 

Nelson and Frost re-appointed to Hospital Board

The Jewell County Commissioners met Tuesday, July 5. Commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck, and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, was also present for the meeting. Carla Waugh discussed the proposal from KOMTEK Systems...

 

Active Shooter Class Wednesday at Esbon Center

We like to think it could never happen in our rural communities, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared if an active shooter should appear here. Ben Gardner, a Kansas High Patrol Trooper, will present an active shooter mitigation class...

 

Rock Hills Schools get ready for the new school year

Enrollment was held on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School. Patrons received an enrollment packet during the week of July 12. The paperwork from enrollment packet was picked up. The child’s class schedule for the...

 

USD 107 hold special board meeting July 21

On Thursday, July 21, the Rock Hills Board of Education held a special board meeting. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Justin Angleton, Wayne Frost, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Bobi Fogo, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers, Cassi Bozarth and...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    Features    July 28, 2022

Mayview, Kansas and the Mayview Post Office

The little, now long-gone, town of Mayview, Kansas, was getting “a new store” and the “population was increasing” in March of 1881 (March 24,1881, Jewell County Review and the March 11, 1881, Jewell County Monitor) In fact, 1881 might seem a...

 

Health education class held every week

The Jewell County Commissioners met July 11. Commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck, and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, was present for the meeting. Randy Hofmeier, Lindburg Vogel Pierce Faris Chartered, worked on the 2023...

 

Mary Ann Lane

Mary Ann Lane, 78 of Lincoln, Neb., formerly of Blue Hill, died Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Tabitha Journey House in Lincoln, Neb. Her funeral was held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, July 19, at St. Paul...

 

Alvin L. Schott

Alvin L. Schott, the son of Franklin "LeRoy" and Reta (Williams) Schott, was born on March 11, 1939, in Superior, Neb. He died on July 11, 2022, at the Superior Good Samaritan Society in Superior at...

 

Virginia E. Petersen

Virginia Eleanor McGowan was born on July 12, 1920, to Charles E. McGowan and Mary Elizabeth (Singer) McGowan in their home, three miles south of Hardy, Neb. She died on July 20, 2022, in Belleville,...

 

Paula Renz

Paula Renz, the daughter of Donald and Edna (Kroese) Gingery, was born on Oct. 15, 1945, in Beatrice, Neb. She died on July 20, 2022, at her home near Hardy, at the age of 76 years, 9 months, 5 days....

 

Janet Jo Mamaclay

Janet Jo Mamaclay, 87, of Ft. Worth, Texas, died on July 23, 2022. Her final days were spent surrounded by family. Janet was born in Superior, Neb. on March 1, 1935, to Joseph and Gladys Boyd. Janet...

 

Janice Rothchild

Janice Kay (Wilkins) Stowell Rothchild, 78, of Monett, Mo., died July 25, 2022, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo., after a short illness. She was born March 1, 1944, in Little River, Kan., the...

 

Superior water main project stopped due to a rainy Monday

Area residents have been pleased with the late July rains and the benefits the rain has brought to their lawns, gardens and crops. Even the country roads have benefited from the dust settling rain,...

 

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