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Articles from the September 23, 2021 edition

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Editor's Notebook

I occasionally answer questions about Bob’s Popcorn Palace as people recall buying big bags of popcorn from the stand operated by the late Bob Oglevie. After his stand closed Bob rode his bicycle from his quarters in the Good Samaritan home at the...

 

Country Roads

Do you have your “Bucket List” written down and starting to cross things off of it? For those who haven’t heard of what a Bucket List is, it’s a list visiting places, doing things and seeing sights a person wants to do or see before they...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Is it sinful to have doubts or questions about God? If so, how can I get rid of them? A:  It is not sinful to have doubts or questions about God. There are far too many examples in Scripture of...

 

Puffs

Roadside flowers . . . Jerusalem Artichokes, (or whatever those sunflower looking flowers are), tall Blue Stem grass and Goldenrod . . . ya, it’s autumn regardless of what the calendar says. Roadside ditches have gotten a bad rap over the years....

 

Love my crazy life

Last week was eventful! It was homecoming at the high school, so being the paper lady and a senior football mom had me running in circles. Thankfully the other senior mom, yep, there are only two of us this year, was on top of things. She organized...

 

Solar lights light up Lake Emerson

Twelve light poles with solar LED lights have recently made their appearance at Lake Emerson on the west side of Jewell. The poles follow the walking path around the lake. Increased lighting will allow increased use of the area and will be...

 

Mankato City Library News

The Mankato City Library board met Monday. The director reported that at the Central Kansas Library System full system meeting, it was voted in favor of the resolution to exceed the revenue neutral rate. It was also announced the city has approved...

 

81-year-old woman achieves sky-dive goal

Jan and Dick Miller retired from their jobs in Arizona in 2003. For the next few years, they lived in Tekamah and wintered in Arizona. They made their home in Superior in 2010 but continued to winter...

 

Survey addresses health needs in Jewell County

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Healthy Kansans 2030 Steering Committee are promoting a 10-minute Community Health Perceptions Survey to better understand the most serious health issues affecting people in the state....

 

Blood Mobile collects 57 units of blood at Nelson

The Red Cross Blood Mobile arrived in Nelson Friday for another great day. Although the drive came up a few pints short, 57 units were collected which will help save as many as 170 patients in need. Some donors had a prolonged wait because of the...

 

South Central Power District holds open house on 75th anniversary

Most of us in Nuckolls County have heard of South Central Public Power District. Many of us get mail from them each month. What I'd wager is that you didn't know they've been around since the Stone...

 

More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in 4 county area

The South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) reported another collection of mosquitoes trapped in Adams County on Aug. 31, has tested positive for West Nile Virus. According to Michele Bever, SHDHD health director, symptoms of West Nile...

 

L-N art students have winning mural

Art students from the Lawrence- Nelson High School competed in the 7th Annual Hastings College Mural Competition on Sept. 8. Students attending this year's competition included seniors Fayth Brudvig,...

 

Raiders Homecoming 2021

Last year's homecoming queen, McKenzie Ostdiek, crowns this year's homecoming queen, Kylie Beard....

 

Cross County run at Geneva

The South Central Red Raiders traveled to Geneva last Thursday to take part in the Fillmore Central Cross Country Invitational Meet. The girls cross country runner for South Central were suffering from illness or injuries and did not take part in...

 

Raider Volleyball goes 1-2 in tough competition

Three games last week gave the Lady Raider a little break from being busy, busy, busy. However, all games were against Class D-1 schools, two of which had a combined won-loss record of 25-5. Harvard fell and then L-N faced two of the better teams in...

 

Raider – Blue Hill Football game 12 second too long for Raider's 52-54 loss

"It was the best of times . . . it was the worst of times . . ." Someone far smarter than this reporter once felt the need to use the above quote to help describe activity they were experiencing. I co...

 

Ruth Henry

Ruth Lane Henry of Lincoln, Neb., died Aug. 27. A service for her will be held in the future....

 

Carson Becker

The exciting moments of pregnancy turned into a mass of questions and unknowns when Carson Brice Becker entered this world on Sept. 3, 2021 at 3:31 p.m. Carson was born at the Wesley Medical Center...

 

Charles Jacobsen

A longtime Montrose resident, Charles H. Jacobsen, 96, died Tuesday. His funeral is planned for 10:30 Monday at the Melby Mortuary, Mankato. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery, near Montrose....

 

1946 fire upset Superior grain markets

It was 75 years ago last February when fire destroyed a Superior elevator located across the street south of what is now the Petro Plus Station. At that time the Day & Frees Lumber Yard was...

 

Donors surpass $30,000 auditorium challenge grant

The renovation of the Superior Auditorium continues moving forward with the support of the community and Superior High School alumni. As of late August 55 donors have designated funds totaling more than $39,000 toward the payment of the newly install...

 

Tina Fuller

Tina Marie Fuller, the daughter of Guy Neal and Shirley Jean (Muths) Garst, was born on June 17, 1962, in El Paso, Texas. Tina was a 1981 graduate of Concordia High School and attended Cloud County...

 

Jason Kussman

Services are pending at this time for Jason Kussman of Hardy. He was born June 27, 1975 and died Sept. 20. Megrue-Price Funeral Home will be assisting in his arrangements....

 

Margaret Ketterer

Margaret Ann (May) Ketterer, 88, was born Dec. 24, 1932, on the family farm in Jewell County, Kan., the daughter of Floyd May and Mary (Sweet) May. She died at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas on...

 

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