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Editor's Notebook

What a spider web of interconnected events we do travel. In the newspaper business one story leads to another and another with unexpected connections along the way. While reading a daily newspaper story about the unfortunate incidents that happened...

 

Country Roads

This week is a special patriotic week for me as it is every year. November 10 is the birthday of the United States Marine Corps and this year it is their 246th birthday. As I’ve shared many times in Country Roads, my father went into the service...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Does the bible mention anything about transgender people? A: The most important verse to remember in regards to transgender people or anyone else is John 3:16. God has proven his love to the entire...

 

Puffs

Have you been keeping track of the summer baseball programs like the one in Hastings that started just a few years back? They are called The Hastings Sodbusters. I know nothing of their organization and expectations, but there was a little note in...

 

Love my crazy life

Last Tuesday morning Jacob and I loaded the car and set off to pick up Robert. We were headed to Satanta, Kan., for the funeral of my ex-mother-in-law, Grammy Swift. Thankfully, Robbie was able to find a ride with the wife of one of his enlisted...

 

Lack of hard freeze snarls farmers' grazing plans

We’ve had some nice harvesting weather this fall but the lack of a hard frost has thrown a wrench into grazing covers. For those with cattle on cover crops, Jenny Rees, extension educatior, warns, “Please be aware of the potential for nitrate...

 

Bids being sought for demolition of county jail

Now when the Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners meet, roads are often perceived as the most important item on the agenda. Apparently that may not have been the case in the first decade of the coun...

 

Superior board proceeds with school renovation plan

Members of the Superior Board of Education continued to move ahead on several building improvement projects Monday evening during their regular monthly meeting. Earlier this month, the board met in special session with an architect from Clark and...

 

Elementary school Vets Day program will be broadcast

Superior Elementary students are being asked to wear red, white and blue today, Thursday. They will gather for an assembly at 8:30 a.m. which staff members hope to stream live over Striv Television. Jodi Fierstein, elementary principal, said, “The...

 

Six receive FFA American Degree

Six Superior High School FFA graduates received their American Degree at the National FFA Convention held at Indianapolis: Ashlyn Brown, Braden Frasier, Cassidy Frey, Hunter Healey, Brenden Jensen and Kalynn Meyer. To qualify for the degree, members...

 

2021 Harvest Moon Gala slated for Saturday

The fourth annual Harvest Moon Gala is slated to be held Saturday at the Superior Auditorium. The evening will consist of a silent auction, social hour, dinner, live auction and live music. New to the event this year, an early VIP access experience...

 

COVID-19 exposure cancels city meeting

Because of a COVID-19 exposure the Superior City Council Meeting planned for Monday night was canceled. The public hearings that were to be held that night have been rescheduled. Notice of those hearings are published elsewhere in this issue of The...

 

Blood Mobile will be in Nelson Friday

The Red Cross Blood Mobile will beat the Nelson City Auditorium between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12. Schedule an appointment with Sally Uhrmacher at 402-225-4292 or go to www.redcrossblood.org....

 

SHS grads snag national golf title on Florida course

Ryan Butler and Alex Thayer, Superior High School graduates returned home from Jupiter, Fla. last Tuesday with a national golf title to their credit. They won the U. S. Doubles Golf men's...

 

Corn Picking Days – 2021

The 2021 Corn Picking Days are just around the corner. Hosts, Calvin and Peg Bohnert (Jewell: 785-738-7589) and JR Vandergiesen (Smith Center : 785-282-0591) are the ones to call for information...

 

COVID-19 on upswing

The Jewell County Health Department held a public vaccination event Wednesday in Mankato. During that event held at the Mankato Community Center, department workers were present to administer the COVID-19 booster shots to area residents who had...

 

Unofficial JC election results

Last Tuesday was general election day in Jewell County. There were only a few races to be settled and in many cases no one filed for the office. In the contested races, the following unofficial results were posted after the election on this...

 

Splash pad project is making progress

The splash pad project in Mankato is making progress. There has been $38,720 raised for the project. A grant application was submitted to Dane G. Hansen Foundation and the project was awarded $25,000. Midway Co-op donated $2,500 and CoBank matched...

 

Jewell City Council approves replacing library shelving

The Jewell City Council met Monday, Nov 1, at City Hall. Those in attendance were Darrell Bohnert, mayor; council members, Max Burks, Josh Burks, Bob Freeman, Gaye Daniels, Derek Birdsell and Kristie Anderson, city clerk. Marsha Ericson, Jewell...

 

Hansen Foundation offers more support for Early Childhood Education

The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has additional grant opportunities for early childhood education in Northwest Kansas. Since 2017, multiple reports from Strategic Doing sessions in the 26-county service area of the foundation have identified the need...

 

Jewell County 365 to Set Up Health Survey Booths

Jewell County 365 will be visiting various Jewell County businesses Nov. 15 through 19 to give residents an opportunity to take the Community Health Needs Assessment. If you or someone in your household has not yet taken the survey, you can stop by...

 

More than 70 confirmed COVID cases in October

Jewell County Commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe met Oct. 25. The following were present for office head meeting: Amanda Davis, register of deeds; Nora Rhoades, Post Rock Extension District director; Nancy Marihugh, health administr...

 

Three days honor veterans in U. S.

There are three days in the year the United States honors its military service men and women. They are Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May. The day’s purpose is to honor all m...

 

District No. 39, one room schoolhouse stubbornly remains in Walnut Township

One room schoolhouses are hard to find as most have deteriorated through the years by weather and abandonment. These one room schoolhouses dotted the country side, and were only a few miles apart,...

 

L-N students get ready for One-Act play competition

The Lawrence-Nelson High School One-Act prepared for its first competition in Elm Creek on Monday. TVC and District competitions are both in Harvard; TVC is on Nov. 16, and District is on Dec. 1. There are 12 actors this year - three girls and nine...

 

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