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Articles from the September 16, 2021 edition

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Country Roads

September 11, brings mixed feelings to mind of horror, shock, sorrow, disbelief and even vengeance. It’s hard to believe it was 20 years ago the tragic attacks happened that destroyed the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York, part of...

 

Editor's Notebook

Monday morning’s mail brought to the newspaper office a subscription renewal from Margaret Houtz of Wray, Colo. Her renewal card reminded me of a nice old gentleman who I had the privilege of servin...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: If I disapprove of someone’s lifestyle aren’t I being judgmental? A:  Properly responding to the sins of other people is a delicate balancing act, particularly in today’s atmosphere of...

 

Puffs

9-11 . . . If you watched TV at all this past week (especially Saturday, 9-11-2021) you were fully immersed in the commemoration of the Islamic extremists’ terror attack on the United States on 9-11-2001. That effort to inflict terror on U. S....

 

Variety show is coming to auditorium

Start practicing up for the talent show coming to Superior. The Auditorium committee is planning a variety show for Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Superior Auditorium. Staff from Brodstone Memorial Hospital will be grilling hamburgers for the meal....

 

School board rejects request to change Wednesday policy

Public hearings to review the proposed 2021-22 budget and tax askings were held prior to the Superior School board’s regular monthly meeting. During the regular session general fund tax asking of $4,433,232; bond fund $535,354 and special building...

 

Superior City Council relocates sidewalk project, raises utility rates

The Superior City Council meeting room was packed Monday evening as a marathon of meetings was held by the council. To comply with various state regulations, three separate meetings were held in...

 

Will serve special meal at mini-park

Fall harvest is beginning. Some dryland corn fields have already been harvested and the soybeans appear to be drying down quickly. Before we know the roads will be filled with harvest vehicles. On Monday the Superior Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors...

 

Businessman seeks permission to build Data Center

Provided the City of Superior grants the required permits, Superior will soon have a new electronics business known as a data center. Lannin Zoltenko has contracted with a Canadian firm to construct and install a data center at 416 Conn Street on...

 

Fire trucks continue to grow larger

Monday night a member of the Superior Fire Department spoke to the Superior City Council and told about the need to address the budget and the need for new equipment and adequate space to house that...

 

Byron 4-H member makes Quilt of Valor for Friend

Saturday was a day of remembrance and expression of thanks to all military, veterans, first responders, fire departments, police, medical professionals and others who serve our country. Many of which are volunteers in our rural communities. Also,...

 
 By Jenny Rees    News    September 16, 2021

Army Worms attacking Superior lawns, crops

I have received numerous reports of fall armyworm damage from the Kansas-Nebraska state line north to York. Damage is occurring in new alfalfa seedings in addition to established alfalfa, a new triticale seeding and several lawns. With moths still...

 

Art and sports combine bringing two new faces to Rock Hills

The art world and the sports world have combined to bring two new teachers to Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School - McKenzy Havenstein, a new art teacher, and her husband, Sawyer Havenstein, the new district activities and athletics director....

 

Rock Hills offers ZOOM classes

Rock Hills USD No. 107 Board of Education met Monday. Kenny Mizner, president, called the regular meeting to order. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Bobi Fogo, Brenden Wirth, Lori Slate, Lori Yelken, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Rex Boley, Sam...

 

Burr Oak Sunflower Daze will kick off Saturday with craft booths and garage sales

An abundance of sunflowers leads to Burr Oak's Sunflower Daze Sunflowers keep popping up in Burr Oak since residents began preparing for the town's 150th anniversary celebration in June. With all the...

 

County department chairs reported to the JC commissioners

The Jewell County commissioners met Aug. 30. Commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk was present for the meeting. The following were present for office head meeting: Amanda Davis, register of...

 

More volunteers needed at the Ute

The Ute board meeting was held by ZOOM and in person. Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart (ZOOM), Phyllis Christie, Chris Klos, Kristin Underwood Sarah Ortman and Trevor Elkins, a guest, were in attendance. Janis McDill had provided copies of the treasurer...

 

Midway Coop donates to Mankato Fire Department

Midway Co-op Association, Inc. in conjunction with Land-O’Lakes donated a total of $3,200 to the Mankato Fire Department. Land O’Lakes is a regional cooperative that matches dollar-for-dollar cash donations from its local cooperative members...

 

Raiders "Run" over Diller-Odell 46-26

It started as just another warm, late summer game of football, involving a trip to Diller, Neb., to play the 0-2 Diller-Odell (D-O) Griffins. It ended up almost like two games. The first half one in...

 

Seven teams compete for the Backroad Relay

Saturday was forecasted to be a warm one, with highs reaching 95º, but that didn't stop 30+ runners from attending the Backroads Relay hosted by the Lawrence and Nelson community clubs. Seven teams...

 

L-N homecoming this week

Lawrence-Nelson High School plans to crown their homecoming royalty Friday evening when the Raider take on the Blue Hill Devils in Lawrence. The homecoming parade begins in Lawrence at 2 p.m. Friday...

 

Anderson is Third Quarter employee at Brodstone

Chantel Anderson is the Brodstone Memorial Hospital employee of the third quarter. She is an LPN in the nursing department She has worked at Brodstone for 10 months. Her favorite thing about working for Brodstone is taking care of the patients....

 

What's happening at Lawrence-Nelson

Monday, Sept. 20 - Junior high football vs. Blue Hill (H) at 5 p.m.; JV football vs. Blue Hill (H) at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21 - L-N Triangular vs. Fillmore-Thayer Central (H) at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 - Junior high volleyball vs. Franklin (H) at...

 

Survey addressing health needs to go live October 1

The NCK Health Collaborative, along with Jewell County 365 and other partners, are releasing a survey Oct. 1, to assess local health needs in Jewell and Mitchell counties. A community health needs assessment is a tool that helps local organizations k...

 

Red Raiders Cross Country team earn one medal in Fairbury

Good ole Mother Nature forced the Red Raider Cross Country team to miss competing at the Superior meet a week ago, but last week they were able to go to Fairbury for their annual Invitational Meet. The boy’s team finished 8th out of the 15 teams...

 

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