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Articles from the September 10, 2020 edition

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Nuckolls Co. adds 11th COVID case

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported five new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday through Monday, bringing the cumulative total number of cases in the four-county health district to 527. By county, the cumulative...

 

Nuckolls Co. accepting ballot requests

Though it seems like the national political conventions were only a few days ago, the 2020 general election is less than two months away and the newspapers are filled with stories about the election and the voting rules that will be followed this yea...

 

Weather makes life interesting here

When it comes to weather, area residents certainly have something to talk about though our extremes are not as great as they have been in Denver. After having weekend temperatures top the 100 degree...

 

Ashlei Roesti is new Community Action coordinator

The retirement of Jana Chase, after more than 25 years of service, created an opportunity for a new community services coordinator at the Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska office in...

 

Jewell County Hospital board accepts county's offer for clinic deadline

The Jewell County Commisioners met Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk was also preent. For the office head meeting, the following were present; Don Jacobs, sheriff;...

 

Rural Health Clinic moving Sept. 18

Our attempt last week to help the Jewell County Rural Health Clinic staff with the move from their old digs on East Main Street to news space at the Jewell County blew up in our face and made for more not less confusion. We incorrectly reported the...

 

Free entrance day, 3D archery shoot at Lovewell State Park

Lovewell State Park will sponsor a 3D Archery Shoot event on Sunday. Registration will be at the state park archery range located just north of Cottonwood Campground from 9 to 10 a.m. A $10 donation is suggested to enter. Winning plaques will be...

 

Rock Hills Jr.-Sr. High football COVID-19 information

The Rock Hills athletic director released the following information on the way football will be handled this year because of COVID-19. Masks are encouraged as well as social distancing in the audience’s seating unless they are sitting in a family...

 

OCCK re-launches KANcycle bicycle sharing program

OCCK Transportation is re-launching KANcycle, the regional bike sharing program that serves north central Kansas communities including Mankato. KANcycle has been closed since the end of March because of COVID. The relaunch is planned for Sept. 11. KA...

 

TFC hopes to buy Common Grounds Coffeehouse

North Central Kansas Teens for Christ has received a matching fund donation of up to $5,000 to help purchase the Common Grounds Coffeehouse in downtown Concordia. The funds were donated in honor and memory of Mrs. Glenda Cyr who died in the spring...

 

Lawrence VFD Road Rally a success

The annual Lawrence Volunteer Fire Dept. Road Rally was held Sunday in and around the community of Lawrence. A total of 55 vehicles entered the afternoon cruise that took participants anywhere within 30 miles of the community. The Community Club...

 

Editor's Notebook

Like many people, because of the dangers associated with COVID-19, I’ve been staying close to home. Only go out when absolutely necessary, and so I miss meeting and talking with people. My grandparents taught me to people watch. On the Blauvelt sid...

 

Country Roads

Grandparent’s Day is Sunday. In 1978 it was proclaimed by Congress that this nation would observe National Grandparent’s Day on the first Sunday following Labor Day. Grandparents play an important part in the family’s lives. Long gone are the d...

 

Jewell

Early Jewell businessman, John Calvin Postlethwaite was born in August 1848 in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. He died Nov. 26. 1910, at Jewell. In 1869, he came to Kansas and entered employment at the Blue Valley Bank at Manhattan. He was the...

 

Burr Oak

Mary Foley stayed last Monday and Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mindy, and Mike Kilgore, Bennington. Kan. Visitors at the home of Nick and Kelley Bunting since Nick returned home from the hospital were Cheryl Hillman, Greg and Brynlee Manning,...

 

Love my Crazy Life

What’s up with this weather? I got to say, though, the cool temps are a welcome change. Only because I know they won’t last too long, I brought in my flowers and what was in the garden last night, didn’t take long. I’ve kind of neglected to...

 

SHS Wildcat football team soundly defeats Fairbury Jeffs

The Fairbury Jeffs football team came to town Friday, but the Superior Wildcats tended to business and won 20 to 0. It was their first win since Coach Paul Heusinkvelt took over. First quarter, Zeke...

 

Leibel in top ten at Superior Cross Country Invite

Fourteen cross country teams competed in the Superior Cross Country Invite, held Thursday, at the Superior Country Club. Ninety-one competitors finished the race. The top 20 who received medals were: 1) Luke Bonifas, 17:08, Adams Central; 2) Garrett...

 

SHS volleyball secures win over L-N in three sets

The Superior Wildcat Volleyball team traveled to Nelson Thursday, to take on the Lawrence-Nelson Raiders. The matches between these neighboring schools are always exciting. This year didn't...

 

SHS volleyball teams defeat Fillmore Central

The Superior High School varsity volleyball team hit the home court against Fillmore Central last Tuesday, Sept., 1. The team played more confidently and beat Fillmore Central in three sets: 25-12; 25-11 and 25-12. Coach Kelsea Blevins said, “The...

 

RHHS football opens season with win

The Rock Hills High School football team opened their 2020 season with a two-quarter 52-6 win over the Wichita Homeschool Warriors at Mankato. The Warriors offered no resistance to the Grizzlies offen...

 

Lady Raider win-lose in games last week

The L-N Lady Raider's volleyball team continued playing schools in higher classes last week. The results were one win and one loss. The loss coming from Class C-2 Superior. The game summaries: L/N – Palmer: 25-13, 25-12, 25-22: Yes, this is not...

 

Four minutes of mayhem is havoc for the two teams

It seems only appropriate to explain this game by giving quarter scores to start with. L/N 8 – 0 – 6 – 0 – 14 Arapahoe 8 – 6 – 0 – 24 – 38 This game was a good old fashioned "Pick em...

 

Neil Delka

Neil Eugene Delka was born in Lebanon, Kan., Jan. 8, 1936. He died Aug. 29, 2020, at his home in Roanoke, Texas surrounded by family. Neil was the oldest of 11 children born to Harold and Olive... Full story

 

Connie Gillilan

Connie Jean (Horns) Gillilan, 68, daughter of Arthur and Helen (Hiskey) Horns, was born on Oct. 8, 1951, in Nebraska City. She died Sept. 2, 2020, in Superior, Neb. Connie grew up on a farm southwest... Full story

 

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