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Explosion rocks Superior elevator

After an explosion rocked the Superior East elevator operated by the Aurora Cooperative on Saturday afternoon, firefighters worked the better part of two days to contain the related fire. The...

 

National FFA Association honors Blake Kirchhoff with Star Award

Last Wednesday at the 93rd National FFA Convention and Expo at Indianapolis, Ind., Blake Kirchoff was named the 2020 American Star in Agribusiness winner. Kirchoff is the 35th Nebraska FFA member to...

 

2020 Election results available on the web

Tuesday was general election day in all 50 states. In many Nebraska counties including Nuckolls, polls were open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and early indications were that the turnout in would be heavy because of the interest in the presidential race....

 

Solar farm may supply SCPPD with electricity

South Central Public Power District with headquarters in Nelson is currently negotiating with ISI Solar of Central City with regard to the proposed construction of a 1-megawatt solar farm to be located in Clay County’s Saronville area. Word of...

 

COVID-19 has caused changes to SHS Veterans' Day program

Superior High School is not hosting a breakfast or program for veterans this year.  This is becuase of the restrictions for COVID-19. Instead, listen to the radio throughout the day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, to hear Superior students remembering...

 

City of Superior continues closures

The City of Superior will continue to keep the current COVID-19 restrictions in place until at least Nov. 13. The Superior City offices will continue to have their doors closed to the public. Business can be conducted through the drive-up window,...

 

Latest report adds 8 COVID cases

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 85 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in four days (Friday through Monday), bringing the cumulative number of cases in the four-county health district to 1,556. The new confirmed cas...

 

Kansas voters eager to cast ballotts

Tuesday was general election day in all 50 states. Kansas polls were open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and early indications were that the turnout in Jewell County would be heavy because of the interest in state and national races. Because of earlier...

 

One dead and three injured in early morning motorcycle accident in Jewell County

A motorcycle accident discovered in the early hours of Saturday left one Superior resident dead and three other people seriously injured. Killed in the crash was Christopher Lovegrove, his wife, Britni (Oakman) Lovegrove was injured and hospitalized...

 

Arrest made in Jewell County

On Oct. 28, Jewell County deputies conducted a traffic stop for failure to maintain lane on Highway 36 in Mankato. Upon further investigation, deputies located 48 grams of marijuana, paraphernalia and $600 in counterfeit money. A Michigan man was...

 

Burr Oak one of six communities to receive USDA funds

The City of Burr Oak will receive a $16,000 grant to assist in purchasing and installing new street signs throughout the city. Street signs are critical for 911 calls and will assist the residents and visitors with accurate directions and addresses...

 

Boone Svoboda receives American FFA Degree

Boone Svoboda graduated in 2019 from Lawrence-Nelson High School and is currently attending University of Nebraska-Lincoln double majoring in animal science and grazing livestock systems. He will...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    November 5, 2020

Trucks for Trump

The Trucks for Trump and Back the Blue Rally was held in Hastings on Sunday. Jeremy Thiel of Hastings planned the event, along with a few of his friends. A few months ago, Jeremy and his friends saw...

 

Esbon sponsors pumpkin decorating and carving party

Esbon's first Halloween pumpkin decorating and carving party was held Friday, at the Esbon Community Center. Jewell County children, parents and adults enjoyed this after participating in the Trunk...

 

Post Rock Extension District 2021 wheat demonstration plots

Thanks to producers in the Post Rock Extension District for serving as cooperators for the 2021 wheat demonstration plots, the district will have five wheat demonstration plots, one in each of the cou...

 

Mankato city council will hold special meeting today at 6

A special meeting of the Mankato City Council had been called for 6 p.m. today (Thursday). The council will receive and review the 2019 audit as presented by the city’s accounting firm....

 

Editor's Notebook

I have often been impressed by the intelligence shown by the animals we closely associate with. A current example is our neighborhood cat. I don’t know who the cat belongs to but he is a friendly animal who enjoys being petted and likes to be with...

 

Country Roads

I will certainly be glad when this election is over. It used to be by late election day evening, it was known who won the election. This year it may be a different story. We may not learn who won until days or weeks later. This election has been one...

 

Burr Oak

David and Lori Barnes, Smith Center, visited Cliff and Glenny Barnes last Wednesday and took them out for lunch. David was doing some electrical work for his parents. Wand Frasier attended a rally and cruise Friday in McPherson for President Donald T...

 

Four Ways from Northbranch

Becky Pihl was a recent visitor of her parents, Maurice and Earlene Jeffery. Her sister, Susan Janda, also joined them. Last week Sam and Alyce Gillett took Lily and Claire Walker to Mankato to eat for a late birthday celebration honoring Claire....

 

Thayer Central sweeps SHS Lady Cats in subdistrict volleyball

The second round of Volleyball subdistricts was held Tuesday, Oct. 27. Thayer Central was the host and swept the Superior Lady Cats in three sets. Coach Blevins summarized the match, saying, " The...

 

Lady Wildcats go to State volleyball 4th year in a row

For the fourth year in a row, the Superior Lady Cats volleyball team has earned a chance to play at the state Volleyball Tournament. Superior played at the C-2 Volleyball District Final at Diller-Odell, Saturday night. The Lady Cats won in three...

 

RHHS football ends season with a no-contest game

The Rock Hills High School football team ended their season with a sigh. Their cross district game with the Wetmore Cardinals was canceled because of COVID-19 related issues. The issue was not with the Rock Hills squad. The game was recorded as a...

 

RHHS wrestling

Rock Hills High School will have four students participating in wrestling this season: Connor Cosand, Jacob Barry, Buck Luedke and Coelton Neilson. They will compete with the Beloit Trojans squad during the regular season as part of a cooperative...

 

RHHS volleyball

The Rock Hills High School volleyball team exited postseason competition with their two-set, 16-25 and 12-25, loss to Sylvan-Lucas at Sylvan Grove, Saturday, Oct. 24. Daleton Groote was the lead killer for the Grizzlies against Sylvan-Lucas with...

 

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