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Country Roads

This spring and summer, people in America are ready to burst out, make a break for it and get away. Much like a caged bird, Americans were confined long enough following the COVID-19 scare and lockdown, and are ready to get out of the cage. When tryi...

 

Editor Notebook

It took 21 years but Friday I finally made it to Deshler and the Spring Creek Model Trains store. I had planned to attend their spring toy show but a family conflict took me south to Osborne on show...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Some Bible passages tell us to ‘pester’ God with our prayers, others say that we should avoid vain repetition and just have faith; what gives? How often should we ask God for what we want?...

 

Puffs

August . . . Always a special month to me as birthdays abound; wedding anniversaries seem abundant, and . . . football season gets all that much closer. I learned from the comic section of today’s paper that in August there are no national...

 

Love My Crazy Life

I’m always joking that I will drive a car until the tires fall off. Well, folks, I almost did that very thing. I knew the tires were fairly worn but was hoping to get through a few more months before I had to replace them. We took the car in for...

 

School bells will ring Aug. 12

The Superior Public School hallways glisten and a sense of excitement radiates throughout the school. All teachers report for duty Monday morning and students check-in Thursday to start the 2021-22...

 

Superior pool closes for the season Sunday

The Superior Municipal Swimming Pool will close for the season on Sunday. Bev Czirr, pool manager, said the pool will close at 5 p.m.  Sunday. It will open at 1 p.m. Normal operating hours will be...

 

Helicopter called to accident near Ruskin

Monday evening a west bound pickup travelling on Highway 136 struck a bull in the roadway about one half mile west of Ruskin. The vehicle ended up in some trees along the Jeff and Jennie Scholl...

 

3 eight-foot culverts will replace bridge near Ruskin

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting, Monday, at the county courthouse in Nelson. Jeff Wagner, county highway superintendent, Cindy Buescher, executive secretary and Jim Bolte, county road department...

 

UP's biggest steamer will run through Nuckolls Co.

Whether or not you are a rail fan , a piece of American history will be rolling through northern Nuckolls County Sunday. A restored Union Pacific Railroad Big Boy locomotive will pass through Sedan on its way to an overnight stop in Fairbury. The...

 

Smart Shoppers will gather in Superior next 2 Saturdays

There was a time when Saturday was the busiest shopping day of the week in Superior. Farmers from far and wide came to town that day to do their trading and stayed late. Often store owners didn’t finish up the day’s business until sometime after...

 

Flights of Honor visit Superior

The New Flights of Honor exhibit is scheduled to arrive at the Superior Auditorium on Friday, Aug. 20. It will be available for public viewing from 1:30 to 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22. For those concerned about COVID-19 the...

 

Pharmacy intern at Superior Pharmacy

Blair Hofstetter is serving her pharmacy internship at Superior Pharmacy for the month of August. She is no stranger to a small town having grown up in Daykin. Blair graduated from Meridian High School in 2015. She earned a bachelor's degree in...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    August 5, 2021

Meal and movie with the Jewell mayor in Maag Park

Sunday evening saw "Meal and Movie with the Mayor"in (where else?) Maag Park in Jewell. A fun event on a marvelous evening had a crowd munching on a meal of hotdogs and chips hosted by Jewell'smayor...

 

Movie starts soon

The Jewell County Cinema Board, Inc. (JCCI) met last Monday, via ZOOM and in person. Thadd Hinkle, Liza Goodheart (ZOOM), Phyllis Christie, Janis McDill, Chris Klos and Kristin Underwood were present. Janis McDill presented the treasurer’s report,...

 

Man fined $10 for shooting his wife five times

120 Years Ago August 2, 1901 Twenty-nine acres of wheat belonging to Elwood Butts yielded 829 bushels. It was estimated Kansas would raise 25 million bushels of corn during the year, a little more than twice as much as Jewell County alone used to...

 

Rolling Hills Zoo joins final session of "Tails and Tales"

Final Summer Tales Jessica Olp and Kodi Smith from Rolling Hills Zoo joined eager children Thursday morning at the Mankato City Library for the last presentation of the "Tails and Tales" summer...

 

KBI makes arrests after Cloud County Jail investigation

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) has arrested two individuals after an investigation into former employees of the Cloud County Jail. On Wednesday, July 28, at approximately 8:35 a.m., Amber Lindberg, 40, of Concordia, was arrested at 212 N....

 

Steps to protect health amid potential air quality impacts from wildfires

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to alert Kansans to potential air quality impacts from Western wildfire smoke. Ongoing wildfires across the Western U.S. continues to produce dense smoke that is being transported into...

 

Golfers don't stop for heat during Couples Summer Golf League

The Couples Summer Golf League met in Nelson Friday evening for the ninth week of competition. What a hot and humid evening it was! But it took more than the weather to keep these ‘die-hard’ golfers home! The format for the evening, in addition...

 

New steel bench for Nelson's Harbine Park

If you've ever been to Harbine Park in Nelson and sat on one of the wooden benches, you know the park is in need of an update. Over the years, city employees and volunteers have done their best to...

 

"Happy Little Feet" campaign helps kick off the school year

The “Happy Little Feet” campaign for this fall is underway. This group raises money to buy underprivileged students a good pair of tennis shoes for this school year. There are red cans in most businesses to put your donations in. Or you can send...

 

WIC Clinic Aug. 23

Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska has notified this newspaper of a plan to hold a WIC Clinic in Superior on Monday, Aug. 23 but the agency did not indicate a time or place. When sending news items to this newspaper, be sure to remember to...

 

Jeanette Brockman passes on July 29

Jeanette Brockman, 68, of Lawrence, Neb. departed this life July 29, 2021 at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln, Neb. She was born in 1953 to Robert and Arlene (Witrhlik) Svoboda. She attended Lawrence...

 

Kohmetscher – Johnson wedding in Doniphan

Miss Elyssa Kohmetscher, daughter of Frank and Marilyn Kohmetscher, and Mr. Zackary Johnson of Doniphan, Nebraska were married July 24, 2021 at the Moonlight Ridge Vineyard in Grand Island. A reception and dance followed in Grand Island. Attending...

 

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