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Brodstone's virtual Harvest Gala in this week's social spotlight

It was the intent of the Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation (BMHF) Gala Committee to host the 3rd Annual Harvest Moon Gala as they had in the two years prior, but a global pandemic caused their plans to change. After much consideration, for the...

 

Near century old water tower needs safety improvements

Climbing their town’s water tower and adding graffiti to the tank was once a right-of-passage for many of this area’s young people. Communities have taken various steps to discourage the amateur climbers and we see their artwork less frequently....

 

Former resident returning to Brodstone's specialty clinic staff

Brodstone Hospital has added Dr. Kendra Luebke, M.D., adult and pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist to their Specialty Clinic Providers list. Starting in October, Dr. Luebke will visit...

 

Virtual school ending Oct. 19

Meeting in special session shortly before 7 a.m. Monday the Superior Board of Education voted to end the virtual school option for the students enrolled in the school system. As indicated by the minutes published in this week’s issue of The...

 

TestNebraska to continue through Oct. at Brodstone

Brodstone Memorial Hospital continues to be a site host for the TestNebraska program. Multiple testing dates have taken place at the facility over the last few months. Nebraska residents are encouraged to take an online assessment at...

 

Brodstone to provide drive-thru flu shot clinics

Superior Family Medical Center, Nelson Family Medical Center and Edgar Medical Clinic will be administering flu shots a bit different this year. They have announced three separate dates for drive-thru flu shot clinics at each of the facilities next...

 

SHDHD reports 40 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 40 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in four days (Friday through Monday), bringing the cumulative total number of cases in the four-county health district to 690. The new...

 
 By Amanda Chaput    News    October 1, 2020

Refurbishing of Mankato swimming pool making progress

Did you know that the Mankato swimming pool was built in 1955? It was one of the first all metal pools in the region. The Mankato swimming pool is an icon for the community and offers a refreshing...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    October 1, 2020

Jewell corn show filled with activities

It is that time of year again. Jewell Corn Show Time! This is the Sesquicentennial-COVID 19 issue of Jewell’s yearly event. The theme is “Jewell – We’ve Got A Story To Tell!” Remember -#JoinUsInJewell. Some things about the Corn Show are...

 

Commissioners accept bid for 2006 Dodge Durango

The Jewell County Commissioners met Sept. 14. Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene, and Keith Roe were present. Also attending was Carla Waugh, county clerk. Waugh had cereal malt beverage licenses for Billy R. Foster D.B.A. The Shed for the...

 

OCCK extends free rides through end of 2020

OCCK Transportation will continue free fares for all public transit services, including CityGo, 81 Connection, Paratransit, City of Abilene and KanConnect through the end of 2020. “2020 has been one for the books and unlike anything we’ve ever...

 

L-N FFA placed fourth at range judging contest

Last Monday, the Lawrence-Nelson FFA Chapter took four students to a mock range judging contest hosted by the Nuckolls-Thayer County extension office, Little Blue NRD, Hebron NRCS, Pheasants Forever...

 

DMV temporary driver license can be printed at home

Beginning today (Oct. 1), Nebraska drivers after renewing their driver license online will have the option to print their temporary license at home. Previously, when renewing a driver license online, the only way to obtain a temporary driver license...

 

Midway Co-op supports hometown community

Midway Co-op gave a $5,000 grant to The Jewell County 4-H Council. The funds will support the Quonset and Food Stand Improvement project. "We're proud to support this project as a way to strengthen...

 

30th Annual Employment Expo to be held

OCCK, Inc. will be holding the 30th Annual Employment Expo from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8. This year’s event will be virtual. This free event is open to all north central Kansas employers and job seekers. Employers will set up a booth...

 

Rock Hills FBLA inducts new members

Rock Hills FBLA held a new member induction ceremony during its monthly meeting on Sept. 25. Fourteen new members were inducted into the chapter, bringing the total chapter membership to 34 members,...

 

Editor's Notebook

Monday evening a Superior resident appealed the denial of her request to build a chain-link dog run in the yard behind her home. She had paid the application fee and submitted the requested design plans which apparently comply with city regulations...

 

Country Roads

It’s busy on the farm right now. Just like a squirrel preparing for winter, the farmers are trying to wrap up most of their farm work before winter sets in. It’s fall harvest time. The first day of fall arrived as the calendar presented that...

 

Love my Crazy Life

So this week has not been the greatest, and I’m having trouble making light of it. I am happy to say Jacob is healing up nicely and back on the football field; I pray he stays that way. I am also grateful we are all healthy and have what we need...

 

SHS Wildcats football concedes to Sandy Creek Cougars

Friday, the Superior Wildcats went north to Sandy Creek to take on the Cougars. In the first quarter, Sandy Creek scored first on a Rodney McDonald one yard run and point after kick. Superior scored...

 

Superior Lady Cats place second at Adams Central Invite

Lady Cats vs. Sandy Creek Coach Blevins said, " The Lady Cats started the Adams Central Tournament with Sandy Creek at 8:30 a.m. The Cougars played amazing defense and were picking up every attack the Wildcats sent their way. The Lady Cats battled...

 

SHS Varsity Volleyball takes the win on Fairbury's home court

The Lady Cats volleyball team traveled to Fairbury, last Tuesday. Coach Blevins said, "Fairbury played aggressively and not many of the Wildcats attacks hit the floor. Sierra Blackburn had a tough...

 

Red Raiders Cross Country continue to improve times

Cross country is a sport where teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain. The course may include grass and dirt surfaces, pass through woodlands and open country, and...

 

L-N Raider JV football team splits games; two games cancelled

Just like the Raider varsity teams, the JV teams are also affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The JV football team has played two games this season, but have had the last two cancelled because of the...

 

RHHS volleyball

The Rock Hills High School volleyball hosted a triangular match at Mankato, last Tuesday. The Grizzlies were not treated well by their guests. Lakeside handed Rock Hills a two-set, 13-25 and 13-25,...

 

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