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Editor's Notebook

I’m responsible for monitoring a number of email accounts. At work I have one computer on my desk used exclusively for internet related tasks including monitoring email. During the work day, at least four email accounts are open, sometimes more. I...

 

Jewell County Election results

Jewell County voters went to the polls Tuesday to elect scho board and city council members, extension districk representatives and mayors. In many cases no one has filed for the position. Ballots are being processed and we have the unofficial... Full story

 

South Heartland expecting Pfizer COVID-19 pediatric vaccine this week;

Late Tuesday, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices unanimously recommended Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children age 5 to 11 years old. South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) is expecting to receive an allotment of... Full story

 

Country Roads

Within the past few weeks my hometown area lost three women who were considered to be roll models for many my age as we were growing up. Those in the older generation sometimes don’t realize how much influence they can be for the younger...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Is it sinful to have doubts or questions about God? If so, how can I get rid of them? A:  It is not sinful to have doubts or questions about God. There are far too many examples in Scripture of...

 

Puffs

OK folks . . . now I’ve seen enough to really make me wonder. If you watch any TV at all, you have seen the Presidential motorcades going around Washington, D.C. A short parade of big, black autos with men to protect the president. Thursday...

 
 By Marty Kobza    News    November 4, 2021

Superior school board considering facility needs

The Superior School District is planning to make an investment in the current high school and middle school building to ensure that it remains a viable building for many years to come. The old saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cur...

 

Winter utility bills may cost more

As colder temperatures arrive, natural gas market prices have been rising and are projected to continue to climb into winter. The City of Superior wants customers to be aware of the potential impact for higher natural gas bills this winter and...

 

Death leaves board vacancy

Pete Keifer, a life-long Bostwick resident and the District 1 Nuckolls County Commissioner, died Thursday, creating a vacancy on the board. Keifer was elected in the November, 2018 general election. He was a Republican. A committee, composed of John...

 

Agrex elevator reopens Wednesday

The Agrex elevator remained closed early this week but there were signs of activity. Vehicles had returned to the parking lot along with a semi-truck-sized office trailer with tipouts which the company will use as a temporary office space while the...

 

Daylight savings time ends Saturday

Little tykes do not fear falling. As they are learning to walk and run, tumbles are common place. Occasionally they shed a few tears but generally they are quick to bounce back up and continue running on. But as we get older, falling is something we...

 

Co. board has 45 days to find replacement

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. The board acknowledged the death of James “Pete” Keifer which has created a vacancy on the board. John Hodge, county attorney, and Carrie Miller, county...

 

SHS Wood Students gaining construction experience

Members of the Superior High School Woods I and II classes construct a shed in the yard of a new house along the north side of Eighth Street....

 

Living Faith Church Harvest Festival, Sunday evening

Living Faith Church Harvest Festival, Sunday evening, features activities of interest for various age groups with lots of fun and candy. Most of the activities were inside the Superior Auditorium,...

 

Odessa named after large Ukrainian port city

The Odessa Post Office, the "flourishing" community of Odessa, Odessa Township, Odessa School District No. 130, the Odessa Cemetery and the Odessa Methodist Episcopal Church were all named after...

 

New Rock Hills MTSS paraeducator

Emily Harkness, Rock Hills Elementary's new MTSS paraeducator, moved to Northbranch from Haviland, seven years ago. At 25 years old, Harkness started work as a paraeducator. After a year, she worked as a college librarian at Barclay College....

 

Jewell County 365 Still Requesting Community Health Survey Responses

Jewell County 365 would like to remind you to complete the Community Health Needs Assessment. Now in its second month of availability, the survey is an important tool to identify programs and services needed in Jewell County. Paper copies are...

 

Comedian coming to Mankato

Josh Novey, a 39-year-old comedian, will be bringing entertainment to Mankato’s Community Center at 7 p.m., tomorrow (Friday). Curious as to whom Josh Novey is, The Jewell County Record reached out to him. Novey is from Des Moines, Iowa, but is...

 

JC Health Dept. will give Moderna booster shots Nov. 10

The Jewell County Health Department will be giving Moderna boosters from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the Mankato Community Center. If you have had your second Moderna or Pfizer vaccine at least six months ago, or a Johnson and...

 

Jewell County Cinema, Inc. board met Oct. 25

The Jewell County Cinema, Inc. (JCCI) Board met on Monday, Oct. 25. The meeting was held by ZOOM and in person. Those present for the meeting were, Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart (ZOOM), Kristin Underwood (ZOOM), Sarah Ortman (ZOOM), Phyllis Christie,...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    November 4, 2021

A labor of love

When my husband and I first met Lowell Tuma, he had just bought the house at 250 West 1st Street in Nelson and said he planned to renovate and sell it. My husband and I were skeptical. That house was...

 

Judge Johnson plans retirement

Vicky Johnson, a first district judge who has presided at times over court proceedings in Nuckolls County has announced plans to retire. One of her memorable times in Nuckolls County included the day she found a courthouse bat hiding in her judicial...

 

Bloodmobile coming back to Nelson

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be back to Nelson from 9 to 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12. It will be exactly eight weeks since the Red Cross was in Nelson. Therefore, if you donated then, you are again eligible to donate.   Can you spare less than an...

 

SHS volleyball team state tourney bound

The Superior High School volleyball team has qualified for the state tournament for the fifth consecutive year. Though Superior lost its sub-district final match to Sutton in five sets, they were...

 

Lady Raiders are Volleyball Sub-District Champs

Go figure . . . The highest seeded team (Silver Lake) in the Class D2-6 Sub-district tournament played the lowest seeded team (Franklin). This was the 4th meeting of the schools this season and Silver...

 

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