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Country Roads

A question asked on social media yesterday, was “ What is a word you most associate with your mother?” It didn’t take me long to come up with my word associated with my mother. It would be “Horses”! She grew up with horses. Her father,...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    July 29, 2021

Editor's Notebook

Earlier this week, while visiting with a home owner, I learned of a problem at his home he was still dealing with. A couple days before he had attempted to replace the water control parts serving a porccelain commode’s water closet. ( Since...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Why are we supposed to go to church? What is church good for? A: The word translated “church” in our Bibles refers to a ‘called-out assembly.” In other words, a church is a group of people...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    July 29, 2021

Puffs

“Doctor’s Advice . . .” Seems most of us around my general age range grew up with a respect for doctor’s advice. We were constantly told the doctor was the expert and knew more than we did. I suspect that is true in many, if not most, cases....

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    July 29, 2021

Love My Crazy Life

I can’t believe we are at the end of July already. Where has the summer gone? Oh wait, I know, I’ve spent it running around like a chicken with its head cut off. This past week Jacob went back to Dad’s for another short visit. One tank of gas....

 

Housing plan wins first round approval Has room for 5 houses on Montana Street

It was obvious Monday evening when the Superior City Council met that members of the council and the mayor disagree over how to provide additional housing within the community. An application...

 

Country-style fun

Out here in the country we may not have an amusement part nearby but that doesn't mean we can't have fun. Country folks have long been known for turning what they have into something fun. Sunday...

 

Area Rainfall

A small but intense thunderstorm delivered a welcome rain Sunday morning to southern Nuckolls and Thayer counties. The rain came as the corn was filling and will do much to assure the farmers have a...

 

Semi does not stop at stop sign north of Guide Rock

On Tuesday at approximately 12:36 p.m., the Webster County Sheriff's Department responded to the intersection of Highway 136 and Highway 78 for a reported traffic collision. A Sabetha, Kan., semi...

 

The "Original" Forrest Gump runs for 73 years

In late June, 78-year-old Stan Cottrell ran along Highway 36 as he crossed Jewell County. Cottrell, also known as the "Original Forrest Gump," has been running for 73 years. He has run more than 270,000 miles so far in his life. That is more than 11...

 

JC Commissioners re-appoint Meier to hospital board

The Jewell County commissioners met last Monday. Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla J Waugh, county clerk; Alex Carabajal, county attorney; Ashley Schinke and Collin Todd were also present. The commissioners re-appointed...

 

Drug dog part of Tails and Tales summer program

On July 14, the summer reading program with the theme "Tails and Tales" began at the Mankato City Library. The last program is scheduled for today (Thursday). During the program, the library brought...

 

Home ownership spot available

The NCK Homeownership Program has one more spot fill. Exclusive to the 12-county service area of North Central Regional Planning Commission, the program offers 0 percent down payment loans ($10,000) and closing cost grants ($2,500). The funds will...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    July 29, 2021

Summertime social

The Jewell Library Board sponsored a summertime social Thursday. Conversation, food, music, games - several different activities went together to comprise the event. Firemen were grilling hamburgers...

 

Dick's Place 50th Anniversary puts it above the national average

Consider the number four, (4), (IV). No matter how you write the number, a person would have to multiply it by 12.5 to reach the number of years that Dick's Place in Lawrence has served residents of...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    History    July 29, 2021

What ever happened to the annual Wheat Harvest ? ? ?

Many of us here in rural Nebraska remember wheat harvest. It was usually about a two week period that came around the first week or two of July . . . each and every year. Everyone on the farm and often people from the towns were involved in the...

 

Competing in rodeo is one of Rempel's many interests

Sadie Rempel is the 16-year-old daughter of Brent and Lea Rempel. The family lives on a small farm north of Nelson. Sadie will be a junior at Superior High School this fall. Sadie has been competing...

 

Phil Mazour Care Award winner.

CPI is proud to announce Phil Mazour as a recent‚ Care Award winner. Mazour has been with CPI since 2004 and is the station manager in Lawrence. He was nominated by patron, Bob Schroeder, who had this to say about him: "Phil is always friendly,...

 

Norma Imler

Juniata resident, Norma L. (Purcell) Imler, 93, died Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, surrounded by her children. Private family graveside service was held at White Rock Cemetery in Republic County, Kan., with Pastor...

 

Jonathan Howard

Jonathan Howard Jonathan Robert Howard, 47, of Gilroy, Calif., died Dec. 8, in St. Louis Hospital of complications from end stage liver disease. Jonathan is survived by his daughter, Bailey Howard of Gilroy, Calif.; his brother, Brian Howard of...

 

Janice Nikodym

Janice Sue Nikodym died Saturday. A funeral was held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 28, at Grace Lutheran Church. Pastor Daniel Bremer officiated. Burial followed at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Waco, Neb. All Faiths Funeral Home of Grand...

 

Mike Beaumont

Joseph Michael Beaumont,77, died June 24, 2021, at his home in Wichita. He was born Jan. 12, 1944, to Joseph and Mary (Ally) Beaumont, in Creston, Iowa. His nickname in childhood was “Micky.” He attended grade school in Creston until fourth...

 

Trinity Imler

Trinity Elaine Imler, the daughter of Matthew and Kaitlin (Garner) Imler, was born sleeping on July 26, 2021, in Hastings, Neb. She weighed 4.2 oz. and was 7.25 inches long. Trinity was preceded in death by her brother, Tylan Wayne Imler, on July...

 

COVID Shutdowns Bible School in Superior

COVID has spoiled Bible School plans in Superior this week. The First United Methodist Church and the Church of Christ had planned to jointly hold Bible School this week. The first session was Monday evening with 50 or more youngsters attending. All... Full story

 

Another Earthquake in Jewell Co.

We have unconfirmed report of an earthquake in the Ionia area about 8 a.m. today (Thursday). The first quake which was associated with a loud boom, was followed by at least two after shocks. We are seeking confirmation and more details from the...

 

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