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Articles from the October 20, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

For those who have their own desks at home or job, is your desk what you’d term as being a “disorderly” one or a “neat, orderly” one? Recently the editor of this paper shared that his desk always seems to be disorderly or cluttered. Well, I...

 

Editor's Notebook

This newspaper’s Esbon community correspondent, Kate Gurka, regularly contrasts life in the rural Midwestern town of Esbon and the much larger out-of-state city she previously lived in. I enjoy reading Kate’s column and getting to see the...

 

Puffs

It’s that time of the year . . . Time to enjoy God’s beautiful handiwork in making the countryside gorgeous. I have commented on this before, but I’m going to do it again. Father Val Peters, founder of Boy’s Town in Omaha once noted the...

 

Love my crazy life

By Teraesa Bruce I’m so excited we were able to purchase our airline tickets to go to San Diego for Jacobs’s graduation. I honestly didn’t think it would happen, but it is. Speaking of Jacob, he is doing well, with no more accidents or...

 

Senators call for investigation of state education department

Investigation called for Nebraska Department of Education Senator Dave Murman of Glenvil was joined by Hastings Senator Steve Halloran, Elmwood Senator Rob Clements, Bayard Senator Steve Erdman and Ad...

 

Candy Cane Lane needs volunteers

Volunteers working with Candy Cane Lane have started preparing Lincoln Park for the annual Christmas holiday display of lights but the display has grown so large the committee needs more volunteers to help with the annual display which draws...

 

Bomgaar's buying 73 Orscheln stores, distribution center

After more than a year of negotiations, Bomgaars officials have confirmed the Sioux City, Iowa-based company which operates a store in Superior has acquired 73 stores from Orscheln Farm and Home as part of a larger industry mega-deal. The...

 

Will federate Garden of peace Friday

Last October this area was shocked when a shooting spree at the Agrex elevator left three people dead. This week, members of the community are invited to attend a dedication service in Lincoln Park remembering the lives of two of the deceased. The...

 

Superior Marching Band place in competitions

The Superior High School Marching Band competed in two competitions this year. Harvest of Harmony took place on the first Saturday in October and required the band to leave Superior before 5 a.m. to...

 

Lender may foreclose enclosed Lighthouse Day Care Center

After the Pledge of Allegiance, Notice of Open Public Meetings Act and roll call, The Superior City Council covered several items of business including the reveal of the parks and recreation survey presentation by Bobbi Pettit, from Five Rule Rural p...

 

Scouting 4 Food drive this weekend

It’s time for the annual “Scouting 4 Food” drive in support of the Nuckolls County Food Pantry. The Superior Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts are joining forces to collect donations for the pantry on Saturday and Sunday. Scout members will begin hang...

 

Lack of witness stalls investigation

A stabbing may have taken place in the parking lot of the Superior Dollar General store Friday. Apparently an altercation among members of a crew resetting the store led to the alleged stabbing. No charges were filed as a result of the incident. The...

 

Raider Football Legacy Continues with Playoff Spot confirmed

Editor’s Note: The first Football Playoff game for the L-N Raiders will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m.,in Lawrence today (Thursday). Both the Lawrence and Nelson communities have long and honorable histories in their schools, the combined effort...

 

Downtown Trick-Or-Treat scheduled for October 31

The Mankato Chamber of Commerce met last Wednesday with seven members present. Jason Ortman, president, called the meeting to order. Haley Nelson read the September minutes and gave the treasurer’s report. Both were approved. Brian Shulda gave a...

 

Fifth Graders learn about conservation

Rock Hills fifth graders had a perfect fall afternoon, Sept. 30, at the Mankato City Park. The students learned first hand, the importance of Riparian Areas as Sherry Koster, Jewell County...

 

Driver strikes Jewell Post Office building

We understand why people can sometimes be mad at the United States Postal Service but mad enough to strike and and damage a post office? This week the Jewell County Sheriff’s office posted a notice asking for the public’s help in dermining who...

 

Aisle of Frights

Saturday, October 29, Jewell’s Lake Emerson hosts its first ever Aisle of Frights. The event is family-friendly and Halloween-themed. Participants will find zombies and ghosts lurking along the walking trail that meanders around Lake Emerson....

 

Ambulance purchase approved

The Jewell County Commissioners met October 3. Commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck and Keith Roe and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, were present. Rex Boley, USD 107 superintendent, reported on building improvements. He said the district hired a...

 

Agnes Britten

Agnes G Britten, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Hageman) Kimminau, was born on May 13, 1925, in St. Leo, Kan. She died Oct. 14, 2022, at her home in Superior, Neb., at the age of 97 years, 5...

 

Board approves FBLA request to travel to Denver

Kenny Mizner, president, called the regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Wayne Frost (Zoom), Rex Boley, Sam Meyers, Cassi Bozarth and Janet Higer. Guests...

 

Cason joins Rock Hills Teaching staff

Rock Hills third grade teacher, Meghan Cason, was born in Virginia. Her father was in the military, so she grew up moving a lot. She has lived in eight different states. The state she lived in the...

 

Blood Mobile will visit Nelson Nov. 4

The Red Cross Blood Mobile will be back in Nelson on Friday Nov. 4., at the city auditorium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Regular whole blood donors can donate every eight weeks. It will be exactly eight weeks since they were last in Nelson on Sept....

 

Willie's touchdown dreams come true

Will Dougherty has loved Raider football for a long time. He dreamed of playing on the team one day, but his condition does not allow for that. Will was born with a pineal cyst in his brain, so any...

 

Chase Ehlers

Chase Garrett Ehlers, the son of Ted and Marcia (Dunn) Ehlers, was born on June 12, 1996, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He died Oct. 10, 2022, at Manhattan, Kan., at the age of 26 years, 3 months, 28 days. Cha...

 

Ivan and Verleen Gharring

Ivan Gharring died Feb. 16, 2020. His wife, Verleen, died Jun 30, 2022. They had been recent residents of Carson City, Mich., and long time Nelson residents. Their obituaries were previously in this paper. A graveside service will be held for the...

 

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