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Editor's Notebook

10-14-21 Over the weekend I heard a man, who finds the current time challenging, comment he would prefer the quieter, less stressful time of the 1960s. I suspect his statement reveals his age. With the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and WWII in their...

 

Country Roads

House designers these days say having a “mud room” in the house is a must. On a farm, what some today would term as being a “mud room” could be called a “catch all room” and to all farmwives, it is a must have room. It is entered when a...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: How could a loving God command genocide? God told Israel to kill all of the Canaanites: men, women, and children! Part Two:   Last week we addressed this question by recalling God’s absolute authority over creation and the fact we are all...

 

Puffs

Now I’ve heard it all . . . no, I’m sure something else will come up in the future to change that statement. What I’m talking about is the latest reason the U. S. government seems to be such a condition that many, many people have lost faith in...

 

Love my crazy life

I’m happy to say Jacob is good to go! Apparently, he has angered the nerves in his forearm, and the doctor told him it would stop hurting as soon as he quits using it as a battle-ax. He gets to wear an extra pad from now on when playing football....

 

Site prepartion begins for new Superior retail store

Something is going on in the fringes of the Superior business district but what? We haven't been officially told but speculation says Superior will soon have a combination Dollar Tree and Family...

 

Lovewell Lake seems nearly abandoned

Lovewell Lake seems nearly abandoned after the busy summer season. However, it has become a haven for water fowl and fishermen. Micheal Petersen (left), Vicki Petersen (right) and Terry Fangmeir...

 

SHS plans Homecoming parade Friday afternoon

Superior has a full slate of activities for the 2021 Homecoming week. The theme this year, “Once Upon a Homecoming,” revolves around a Disney movie. Class competitions are planned for the week. The class with the most points wins the spirit stick...

 

Superior school board tours new program's POWER room

Shortly after the regular monthly meeting of the Superior Board of Education opened, members of the board toured the district’s elementary “POWER” room. Courtney Utecht, a special education instructor and MacKenzie Trumble, a speech language...

 

Common local weed used in WWII to make lifejackets

The October 4 issue of this newspaper contained a special section with information about the undesirable weeds which are commonly found in this area. While weeds may have objectionable traits, weeds also have positive features. Farmers hate henbit...

 

Red Cross enters third week of emergency blood shortage

The American Red Cross continues to experience an emergency blood shortage that has caused the blood supply to drop to the lowest post-summer level in at least six years. With less than a day’s supply of certain blood types in recent weeks, the...

 
 By Martin Fenn    Sports    October 14, 2021

Jackson's favorite player was 'Like Another Coach' but ended up a car salesman

Phil Jackson enjoyed ample success as the head coach of the Chicago Bulls, winning six championships in eight seasons during the 1990s. However, Jackson’s favorite Bulls player was a man who could hardly enjoy the birth of one of the NBA’s...

 

Jewell City Council meeting

The Jewell City Council met in regular session Monday Oct 4, at city hall. Those in attendance were Darrell Bohnert, mayor; council members, Max Burks, Josh Burks, Bob Freeman, Gaye Daniels; and Kristie Anderson, city clerk. Don Jacobs, Jewell...

 

No parking signs to be posted on northside of Webster Street in Mankato

Those present at the Sept. 7 Mankato City Council meeting were Mayor Schoonover, Council President Dauner, Councilmen Becker, Councilman Klos, Councilwoman Abel, Councilman Tyler and Attorney Miller. Sheriff Jacobs requested no parking signs on the n...

 

2021 Jewell Corn Show Parade "Dream Big" winners

Churches, Fraternal Groups, Clubs or Groups: First, J-Janes: second, Trinity United Methodist Church; third, Prairie Shooters 4-H Classic-Antique Vehicles: first, Darrell Bohnert, second, Lee...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    October 14, 2021

Firsthand experience lead to Comfort Bags for foster children

I'm sure by now most of you have heard about the Ambassadors of Kindness, a nonprofit group in Superior, which provides children in foster care with Christmas gifts through donations. Over the last few years, they have begun doing much more than...

 

Red Raiders earn two medals at SNC Conference Meet

It may seem somewhat odd that the L-N – Sandy Creek Red Raiders competed in “another” conference meet last week. It works out that way because Sandy Creek is in the Southern Nebraska Conference and L-N is in the Twin Valley Conference and each...

 

Volleyball team split last week's games

The volleyball schedule for the Lady Raiders was less hectic last week between several busy ones. Last week saw the only action in a triangular at Nelson during which they defeated Red Cloud, but...

 

Gilbert J. Buescher

Gilbert J. Buescher, 97, Lawrence, Neb., died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at Perkins Pavilion-Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Neb. Rosary was at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13, and Mass...

 

Paiton Nash named to Believers and Achievers list

Paiton Nash, a senior at Deshler High School and the daughter of Josh and Amy Nash, was selected for U.S. Bank and the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) 2021-2022 Believers & Achievers award. Only 48 students statewide are selected...

 

Raider effort fails in Osceola football game, 14-52

Football schedules change from year to year and the 2021 schedule for the L-N Raiders has been a tough one. L-N played Osceola last Friday and lost to the tune of 14-52. L-N has a 3-4 season record to date and those four losses are all to teams ranke...

 

RHHS football tops Southern Cloud for first win

It took them awhile but the Rock Hills Grizzlies earned their first win under head coach Sawyer Havenstein, at Glasco Friday. The Grizzlies came away with a decisive 66-20 trampling of the Southern Cloud Warriors for their first win of the 20121...

 

RHHS volleyball

The Rock Hills High School volleyball team picked up their third win of the season when they swept Natoma, 25-16 and 25-13, in two sets last Tuesday at the Natoma triangular. They fell to Tescott in three sets, 23-25, 26-24 and 15-5. The Grizzlies...

 

SHS football loses a tough one to Sutton

It was a tough loss to take for the Superior Wildcats. Their road trip to Sutton resulted in a 28-21 loss to the Mustangs. The teams played each other even with the score tied at 14 all when the half...

 

SHS volleyball back to winning ways

The Superior Wildcats volleyball team is back on track after they downed the Minden Whippets in a three-set sweep, 25-14, 25-23 and 25-23, at Minden last Tuesday. They recorded another three-set sweep, 25-14, 25-23 and 25-23, when they hosted the...

 

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