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Articles from the August 27, 2020 edition

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Superior Auditorium has a new acoustical ceiling

Friday a contractor who previously replaced the roof on the Superior Auditorium, completed installation of a an acoustical ceiling in the auditorium's main hall. The white ceiling panels brighten the...

 

Superior television viewers will have one less option

Effective Oct. 1, residents of Superior will have one less option when it comes to how they will receive television programing. When television first came to Superior in the early 1950s, it was free. All a community resident had to do was have an ant...

 

3 Nebraskans seek to honor COVID victims

It’s tough to find the silver lining in a pandemic. Not only do we at the newspaper miss covering events we miss not being able to pray for and support those suffering from COVID-19. However, our government mistakenly believes it is wrong to...

 

Automation coming to Courtland Canal

Before the start of the 2022 irrigation season, the Kansas Bostwick Irrigation District expects to install automated gates on the Courtland Canal between the Republican River diversion dam west of Guide Rock and Lovewell Lake. There currently are 12...

 

Brodstone adds TestNebraska dates

Brodstone Memorial Hospital continues to be a site host for the TestNebraska program. Multiple testing dates have taken place at the facility over the last month. Nebraska residents are encouraged to take an online assessment at www.testnebraska.com...

 

COVID-19 cases resume upward trend in SHDHD

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported nine new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases for the four days Friday through Monday, bringing the cumulative total number of cases in the four-county health district to 482. By county,...

 

Census deadline only a month away

One in three Kansans haven’t responded to the census...we have less than a month to change that. Jewell County is at a low for the area of a 53.1 percent response rate. We have less than a month to influence what happens in our state and community...

 

Five patrol cars damaged by hail

The Jewell County Commissioners met Monday, Aug. 17, at 8:30 a.m. Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla J Waugh, county clerk was also present. Shannon Meier, ambulance director, discussed storm damage from the...

 

28 provisional ballots reviewed, 24 accepted

On Aug. 10, Jewell County Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe met as the board of county canvassers, to canvass the ballots from the Aug. 4 primary election. Carla Waugh, Jewell County clerk and election officer, was also present....

 

Commissioners purchase semi tractor

The Jewell County Commissioners met Aug. 10 with commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe present. Also present was Carla J. Waugh, county clerk. Joel Elkins, general superintendent, had bids for a semi tractor to pull the belly dump...

 

Lawrence Bloodmobile receives 60 more units

The American Red Cross is constantly searching for blood donors. They made their latest visit to Lawrence last Friday and went home with sixty more units to help continue their live-saving work. In spite of having several possible donors refused,...

 

Scott Sullivan has COVID-19

Scott Sullivan, a former Superior area resident now living in Augusta, Kansas, shared the following social media post with friends this week. “Now that I’m feeling better, I need to inform everyone of my experience. I’ve been sick for three wee...

 

Brodstone's rehab department welcomes two

Brodstone Memorial Hospital has announced the addition of Terri Shipley, occupational therapist, and physical therapist, Paige Hild, to their team. Patients may recognize Terri, as she worked for a...

 

Benefit concert to be held in Superior

A concert by Heidi and Kevin Cheng will be presented in the Superior City Park at 6 p.m., Sunday. A freewill offering will be taken to benefit Nuckolls County Minsterial Association in lieu of the Lenten breakfast that was cancelled because of COVID...

 

Wagner turns silverware into keepsakes

For most of us, reaching into our silverware drawer is a daily, routine activity that we hardly think about. But for Chandra Wagner, silverware is an outlet for creativity and joy. Owner of Riverside...

 

Hanson Scholarship program announced

The Dane G. Hansen Foundation will make scholarships available in four categories to students in 26 Northwest Kansas counties for the 2020-2021 academic year. Students from an accredited high school, registered independent, private or home school in...

 

L-N High School fall sports begin

There is no doubt that the 2020 Coronavirus, COVID-19, has changed a lot of society in these past five months. One of the biggest changes in America has been the impact on sports. From children playing small field baseball or softball to the...

 

Meet the Lawrence-Nelson Homecoming candidates

Blake Janda is the son of Phil and Michelle Janda, and brother to Kynslee, Connor and Samantha. He is involved in FFA, FBLA, student council, basketball and football. In his free time Blake enjoys...

 

Sunday, L-N students kick off homecoming week

Friday, Sept. 4, is Homecoming at Lawrence Nelson! Students at the middle and high school will kick off the week on Sunday by decorating the high school halls. However, the 60 grade students do not have to decorate on Sunday. They will be decorating...

 

Editor's Notebook

In the summer of 1970 people and businesses served by U. S. Highway 136 and Nebraska 14 were upset by a highway improvement plan being promoted by state roads department which they thought was shortchanging their highways and the southernmost...

 

Country Roads

We are getting closer to fall as August draws to a close. August is not one of my favorite months of the year. I guess it’s because of the hot days, knowing it’s the end of summer and winter awaits. Some interesting facts about August are it’s...

 

My Crazy Life

I locked my keys in my garage! House keys, garage keys, office keys, post office keys — all of them except the keys for the car I was driving. I haven’t found the spare garage key as of yet. I may be purchasing a bolt cutter soon. I was getting...

 

SHS Volleyball season has begun

The 2020 Superior High School Volleyball season has begun. Coach Kelsea Blevins said her squad is a really strong group of "talented team players." The scrimmages in practice have been very...

 

Axtell Volleyball Tournament sets spectator guidelines

Before heading to the Axtell volleyball tournament on Saturday, be aware of the following information. Because of COVID-19, attendance will be limited to family members of the same household as players on the teams. Check temperatures prior to...

 

Darrell Claycamp

Darrell G. Claycamp, 83, was born May 5, 1937, in Hunter, Kan., to Emil and Inez (Diers) Claycamp and died Aug. 17, 2020, at Salina Regional Health Center in Salina. Darrell was a 1956 graduate of Mankato High School. Shortly after graduating high...

 

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