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Articles from the September 2, 2021 edition

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Editor's Notebook

As summer draws to a close, a co-worker is checking things off her Summer of 2021 to do list. After vising 18 Nebraska Passport sites this past weekend, she has only 9 more to go to reach her goal of visiting all the sites on this year’s list. But...

 

Country Roads

Visits to my farm usually takes me through my hometown and out west over the White Rock Creek Bridge. As the high school football season begins, the drive brings back a lot of memories. After I cross the White Rock Creek bridge, I see what once was...

 

Ask a Pastor

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: I went to a different church and the preacher’s Bible was different from mine? Why are some Bibles different from others? Which version is actually the Word of God? A: The full theological answer...

 

Puffs

I have often spoken of my love for sports, High school sports especially. Last Friday night’s game with High Plains is one of the reasons. Sixty minutes of football and the score is only one point difference. The game has all the excitement...

 

Love my Crazy life

I am so frustrated! We ordered a new refrigerator and cook stove this spring. As with everything right now, there was a wait, which wasn’t a big deal to me at the time. Well, my appliances went to the shipper at the beginning of July and are still...

 

Wind damages Hardy area farm

Among the signs of season changing is the increased frequency of severe weather as warm and cold fronts tussle for control. As fall approaches the National Weather Service is more frequently...

 

Owner almost home before fire destroys motorhome

As Superior fire trucks raced north on Idaho Street about 9 p.m. Saturday, there was no second guessing the page from the Nelson Dispatch Center which had called them out. Dispatch had reported a...

 

High school rodeo action this weekend on county fairgrounds

Rodeo action returns this weekend to the Nuckolls County Fairgrounds located south of Nelson. Instead of the professional rodeo associated with the annual county, this time the fair board will be hosting Nebraska High School rodeo action on Saturday...

 

Labor Day special events include fireworks show

In the years since WW II, Labor Day has become a widely observed United States Holiday. government offices and many businesses will be closed that day for what has become for many their last chance for a summer activity. School has started and...

 

City Park restrooms closed in response to on-going vandalism

We have distressing news to report this week. Because of ongoing vandalism problems, the Superior Park Board has ordered the early closing of the City Park restrooms. The facilities attached to the swimming pool bathhouse are normally kept open...

 

Brodstone employees honor Julie Krotzinger

Julie Krotzinger, RN, BSN, was the Brodstone Memorial Hospital employee of the second quarter. Julie is manager of the Brodstone Specialty Clinic. She has worked at Brodstone for 11 years. Her favorite part of working for Brodstone is being able to...

 

Superior Volunteer Fire Department family night

Members of the Superior Volunteer Fire Department generally meet on Monday nights and practice their fire fighting skills. This week it was different. They brought their wives and children to the...

 

Commissioners hear about Cunningham broadband project

The Jewell County commissioners met Aug. 23. Commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk was present for the meeting. Wanda Backstrom, chief court services officer, had for the commissioners...

 

Jewell County Community Foundation accepting grant applications

The Jewell County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. The grant cycle opened Wednesday, and will remain open until Monday, Nov. 1. The following funds will be available: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund-Jewell...

 

Contest raises $1,000 for spash pad fund

Christina Jeffery (above) bowed to the audience after winning the Diablo wing eating contest held in downtown Mankato Saturday night. In the inset picture at the right, she was taking a short break...

 

"The Big Dig " Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA) International Conventioncomes to Kansas

With historical equipment crawling, rolling, moving or being displayed about as far as the eye could see, arriving at the site of the "Big Dig" was a bit of a "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in...

 

New stylist now in Lawrence

Lawrence has a new hairdresser, Peg Presnell, who is now booth renting at KD's Salon on the main street. Peg grew up in Lawrence and, after beauty school, owned The Cutting Cove before moving to Omaha and taking her talents with her. Peg enjoys her...

 

Fireworks display at Lovewell State Park Saturday

Through fundraising efforts, the Lovewell Lake Association is again sponsoring a fireworks display at Lovewell State Park near Webber. The display is scheduled for Saturday, beginning at dusk approximately 8:15 p.m., at the Cedar Point Boat Ramp in...

 

Lady Raider Volleyball off to a 2-1 start at Axtell tourney

It’s a tough way to start a season, playing three games on the first day. However, as players always learn, you play the schedule set up for you. The L-N Lady Raiders did that last Saturday when they traveled west to Axtell to take part in their...

 

Raiders 1st Football Victory came as a wild affair, 58-57

Man, woman and child (*). Jippers . . . (not sure that's a word), however, the 2021 Nebraska High School football season officially started last week with less than ideal conditions. It was hot,...

 

Nelson hosts Nebraska High School rodeo

Rodeo action returns this weekend to the Nuckolls County Fairgrounds located south of Nelson. Instead of the professional rodeo associated with the annual county, this time the fair board will be hosting Nebraska High School rodeo action on Saturday...

 

Curtis Smullins

Curtis Wayne Smullins, 67, Esbon, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Smith County Memorial Hospital. Curtis was born to Ralph and Erma (McMains) Smullins on Sept. 29, 1953, in Red Cloud, Neb. He grew up in Burr Oak and graduated from Burr Oak High School....

 

Opal Crouch

Opal M. Crouch, 91, died Aug. 21. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home has arrangements....

 

Jean Charles

Jean Charles, 105, Republic, Kan., died March 8, 2021, at Deshler. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Republic United Methodist Church, Republic. Burial will be in Lake Cemetery, Republic. Megrue-Price Funeral...

 

Shirley Kuhlmann

Shirley June Kuhlmann, 78, Chester, the daughter of Adolph and Lenora (Ahrens) Gehle was born on a farm near Chester, June 17, 1943. She died Aug. 10, at her home in Chester. She attended a one room country school through the eighth grade and then...

 

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