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Articles from the October 15, 2020 edition

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Schools move to virtual classes as COVID rages

In the early weeks of the COVID-19 Pandemic, it was an impersonal incovenince for most Superior residents. Most residents didn’t know anyone who had contracted the illness and they felt our rural community would escape the most of the problem and...

 

School leaders attempt to calm COVID-19 panic

With a sign posted on the front door warning "Enter at your own risk" members of the Superior Board of Education met Monday evening in the Superior High School library for the regular October...

 

Early Voting starts in Nuckolls County

“Early Voting” is not all you hear about in the national news reporting, but it takes up a large amount of the time in any report. The extent of it is something new for many people living in rural Nebraska. However, it is taking place and the Nuc...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    October 15, 2020

History played out in Jewell

The Sesquicentennial Corn Show Program is in the books! The program highlighted Jewell's early history and the sacrifices of Jewell's men serving in the armed forces of the United States. Historical...

 

Meet Candy Dewey

Candy Dewey was born and raised in Superior, Neb. Dewey and her husband, Rick, live in Mankato for part of the year, but travel and live in Texas during the winter months. When in Texas, Dewey and...

 

Harvest accident claims life of Mankato resident

While this newspaper has been able to obtain the confirming report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, a resident of Mankato, Shawn Newell, apparently lost his life Monday afternoon in a truck accident near a Mankato water system pumping station. WIBW...

 

Rock Hills Board Minutes for Oct. 12

The Rock Hills Board of Education met Monday at the district office. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Lori Slate, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers and Janet Higer. Guests present were Dennis Beckman, Russell and...

 

L-N public school report

Lawrence-Nelson Public Schools Mrs. Dana Epley, Principal Looking back... On Sept. 19, social studies classes at all locations celebrated Constitution Day, and will be celebrating Veterans Day on Nov. 11. Programs will be held with restrictions in...

 

Readers asked to submit items for next issue

This newspaper welcomes stories and tips submitted by its readers and would like more. Staff members are out and about but they can’t be everywhere and with the COVID-19 pandemic and other health issues, they aren’t circulating as much as they...

 

Dereck Kirchhoff receives Eagle Scout award

I started my scouting career in 2011 and attended my first camp in 2014. I went camping at Camp Augustine from July 11 through 13, 2014. I received my Arrow of Light on March 9, 2016. After...

 

Todd Keifer earns Eagle Scout award

The Eagle Scout Board of Review approved new Eagle Scout Todd Keifer. Todd's Eagle Scout project was placing and insulating a ceiling in the Scout cabin at the Lincoln Park in Superior. He earned 39...

 

Virtual Gala deemed success in the year of a pandemic

Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted the Virtual Harvest Moon Gala on Oct. 3. Fundraising efforts for the 2020 Gala were for the future Brodstone Healing Garden. The evening kicked off with a recorded program, giving the feel of attending...

 

State rule means educators, students wear face masks

The Nebraska State Education Association (NSEA) has issued a strongly worded message to Nebraska school districts calling on them to “require the use of face coverings by all staff and students” and putting districts on notice that ignoring that...

 

New York visitor in Mankato

On Oct. 6, Mankato had a visitor from New York. Elsa Lagache stopped at Possibilities to take a break from her bicycle trip across America. Lagache started her journey on Sept. 3, from New York. She...

 

Smith County Memorial Hospital received Centers of Excellence award

Smith County Memorial Hospital in Smith Center is the recipient for the 2020 Healthy Kansas Hospitals Centers of Excellence Award. Smith County Memorial Hospital was recognized as an exceptional innovator in the Healthy Kansas Hospitals initiative,...

 

RHHS football picks up a win, now 2-4

The pendulum swung back to the win side for the Rock Hills Grizzlies football team, Friday, when they downed the Southern Cloud Warriors 56-6 at Mankato, Friday. The mercy rule shortened game...

 

RHHS volleyball team tops Natoma

The Rock Hills High School volleyball team improved their season record to 10-11 with their four-set, 25-8, 25-27, 25-15 and 25-16, match win at Natoma last Tuesday. The Grizzlies visited Osborne,...

 

Raider Football Team hits wall; Lose to Osceola

The L-N Raider football team traveled to Osceola Friday to play last year's Class D-1 Champion. This year, Osceola is rated as the No. 2 Class D-2 team, right behind this week's opponent, BDS, who...

 

Raider Volleyball picks up game; lose two

It's getting late in the season, every team is fighting the COVID virus besides the opposition, and teams would like to maybe play some of the games that were cancelled. The L-N Lady Raiders did somet...

 

Editor's Notebook

A private funeral will be held for Dale Adcock, one of the last of my old neighbors from the days when I lived on Blauvelt’s Hill. I want to emphasize the term (old) as opposed to those I classify as the “youngsters.” While I consider them to...

 

Country Roads

At this writing on Oct. 12, this country is not only observing Columbus Day but it’s also the Annual National Farmers Day! So are the farmers and their families out celebrating today, taking a day off, observing a holiday? Most all of the farmers...

 

Jewell

Jewell History:  The Masons of Jewell City and vicinity met in the county hall at Jewell City, on Saturday evening, Dec. 21, 1872. J. D. Robertson acted as chairman of this meeting and L. M. Butts acted as secretary. The group balloted for officers...

 

Burr Oak

The Burr Oak Fire Department held its October meeting last Wednesday at the fire hall. A supper of ham and beans, cornbread and relish tray was served prior to the meeting. Attending were Steve and Tammy Cosand, Scott Yelken, Tim Warner, Cody...

 

Dale Adcock

Dale Maurice Adcock, 99, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at his home at Kingswood Court, Superior, Neb. Dale was born in Nora, on Nov. 12, 1920. He was the son of Hamer and Mabel (Boomer) Adcock. He...

 

Marcia Junker

Marcia Kay (Shaw) Junker, formerly of Edgar, Neb., died surrounded by her family, on Oct. 7, 2020, at the age of 58 years and 7 months. She was born March 8, 1962, to Raymond and Darlene (Porter)...

 

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