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Articles from the September 30, 2021 edition

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Editor's Notebook

The woman who lives in this editor’s house is trying to tame a stray cat. When I first moved into town, a number of feral cats lived in and around a vacant and dilapidated house that was across the street and down the alley. With those cats on the...

 

Country Roads

The country roads are busy this week with the fall harvest in full swing but they are also scenic. The fall colors are appearing. Travelers can take time to enjoy the rural fall happenings. Some of the early leafing trees are beginning to show some...

 

Skip the shot, aid the liberals

Writing for the New York Times on Monday, David Leohard said, “COVID’s partisan pattern is growing more extreme. During the early months of COVID-19 vaccinations, several major demographic groups lagged in receiving shots, including Black...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Are there prophets in the world today? A:  To “prophesy” in the Bible fundamentally means to “speak under the influence of someone or something else.” It can refer to insane babbling (I Samue...

 

Puffs

Educational . . . Reading, that is . . . Ya, I’ve always considered reading was a good way to get part of your education. Not the only way, but a good way. And, if you find something you enjoy, the education can be fun as well. I recently said I wa...

 

Love my crazy life

I’ve been burning the candle at both ends again, and this morning I felt it. This middle-aged stuff is for the birds! It feels as though I’ve been going at it non-stop for the past few weeks and crawled out of bed today on the wrong side, late,...

 

Harvest is underway throughout the area

Dry and warm weather has area farmers out in the fields. Combines are a common sight as the dust clouds mark their progress across the field. Sandy Nelson at Superior's Agrex elevator reports the...

 

Homegrown Talent wows audience

Saturday evening area residents gathered at the Superior Auditorium for cookout and variety show. Beverly Beavers opened the variety show by thanking the many people who have worked tirelessly on the...

 

Nuckolls County to receive County Bridge Match program funds

Country roads provide essential mobility and connectivity for Nuckolls County residents. The condition of many of Nebraska's rural bridges impedes personal and commercial travel that is critical for s...

 

Will offer Hunter Education course in Superior Oct. 16

A Nebraska hunter education course will be offered at Centennial Lutheran Church, 855 N. Dakota Street, Superior from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday Oct 16, and 8:30 until noon on Saturday, Oct. 23. Instructors will be Jeff and Lora Hutchinson...

 

Stimulus funds may replace water tower roof

With only five of the six seats on the Superior City Council currently occupied and one of the councilman, James Flores, currently deployed with the United States Armed Forces, this week’s council meeting was delayed more than 15 minutes while...

 

26 active COVID-19 cases in Nuckolls Co. this week

With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to climb and because of high community transmission of COVID-19, the South Heartland District Health Department which serves Nuckolls, Clay, Webster and Adams counties remains in a COVID-19 Advisory area....

 

Meyer family receives Nebraska sports honor

The Nebraska High School Hall of Fame held its 2021 induction ceremony at Lincoln East High School, Lincoln, Sunday. The Fischer Family Award was presented to the Denny and Adeline Meyer family. The award honors families whose involvement,...

 

Campground Closing

Becuase of a planned road construction project beginning next week, the campground in Superior’s Lincoln Park will close Monday. Campers not removed before then may be there for an extended period of time....

 

Jewell's Annual Corn Show is just around the corner

It is Show Time! Corn Show time! Beginning on Monday, and running through Sunday, Oct. 10, there will be many things to do in Jewell. Monday sees the beginning of the “A ‘Maize’ing Corn Race.” Just check the Jewell City Office door or the...

 

Excellence in 4-H Project Work on display at Kansas State Fair

Learn by Doing; that is the 4-H slogan. Loaves of bread, collections of insects, rockets, handmade clothing garments and racks of photos lined the display stands in the Centennial Hall at the Kansas State Fair as evidence of 4-H members' hard work...

 

Blaire Todd to serve as Post Rock District Extension Agent

Blaire Todd joins the Post Rock Extension District as livestock production agent. She earned her bachelor's degree in animal science from the University of Missouri and her master's degree in animal science from Iowa State University. Todd was most r...

 

Jewell County's first school formed in 1871

Ionia High School It was early in the history of Jewell County, Jan. 28, 1871, that the county's first school district was formed. Citizens met at the county clerk's office in Jewell City and formed...

 

Rylan Basart earns Eagle Rank

Rylan Basart, a senior at Stockton High School, son of D'Ann and Rick Gardner of Mankato and Justin and Bobbi Basart of Stockton, has earned his Eagle Rank as a member of BSA Troop 46, Jewell County. For his Eagle Project, Rylan built and replaced...

 

Rock Hills School District is ranked in the top 20

The Niche 2022 Best School Districts in Kansas has been released. Rock Hills USD 107 was ranked 19th on list. Other districts were in more urban areas. The ranking is based on analysis of key statistics and reviews from students and parents using...

 

Jace Bruns won the third place trophy at the Kansas State Fair. 

Jace and West Bruns, sons of Jennifer and Steven Walker and Ryan Bruns, participated in the Pedal Pull Championships at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. Both boys qualified after first and second place finishes at the Jewell County Fair. West...

 

Rose Janda and family celebrate her 100th birthday

Rose Janda and family celebrate 100th Birthday One Hundred years . . . Ten decades . . . Five generations . . . . . . . Considered by most people a considerable length of time. For Rose Janda of...

 

Lawrence-Nelson students part of See You at the Pole

A small group of teenagers in Burleson, Texas, came together for a DiscipleNow weekend in early 1990. They came seeking God and little did they know how powerfully He was about to move. On Saturday...

 

Three qualify for State Range Judging in Valentine on Sept. 28

On Sept. 14, the L-N Range Judging team went to Thayer County to compete in the district competition. Seniors Kylie Beard, Theo Kathman, and Wyatt Brockman as well as junior Wyatt Hajny competed in the senior division. First time range judgers,...

 

Webinar will feature cover crops and incentives

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability will host a webinar focused on cover crops and incentives for their use at noon on Thursday, Oct. 7. The use of cover crops on cropland in the U.S. increased by 50 percent...

 

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