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Candy Cane Lane will open Friday

Superior's Candy Cane Lane will open at 6 p.m., Friday, at Lincoln Park. The Candy Cane Lane organization volunteers have been at work since the beginning of November to prepare for the annual light...

 

Superior will energize new lights at 5:15 Friday

For Superior merchants and many area residents, the Friday after Thanksgiving marks the traditional start of the Christmas holiday shopping season. Superior merchants are hoping their pre-holiday sales will help make up for what thus far has been a...

 

Elevator fire has taken 750,000 gallons of water

Nineteen days after the first call to the Superior East elevator on Oct. 31, the Superior Volunteer Fire Department reported having been at the fire scene for 81 hours and 56 minutes. Members of the local department had contributed 1,693 hours and...

 

Plans developing to meet Superior housing shortage

A stumbling block hampering the growth of many rural communities is thought to be a lack of suitable housing. Various community surveys conducted in Superior in recent years have shown the need for new or remodeled homes to replace the community’s...

 

City of Superior continues closures

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

 

Toys for Tots drive underway

The Superior Lions Club is sponsoring the annual Toys for Tots holiday gift program. The dirve aims to collect toys and winter clothing items for children of all ages up to 18 years. Gift items...

 

Newest COVID positive rate 10.95 in Nuckolls Co.

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported two more COVID-19-related deaths this week of previously reported cases, bringing the health district total deaths to 30. Michele Bever, SHDHD executive director, reported the...

 
 By Sandra Foote    News    November 26, 2020

Long separated friends meet in Superior salon

Lanis Jorgensen had the surprise of her life a couple weeks ago. She called me and said she had a little story I might be interested in. She was working one day at Solutions when her 11 a.m., appointment walked in. The name for the appointment was...

 

Jewell County Mask Mandate November 23, 2020

Jewell County Commissioners decided Monday that Jewell County will follow Governor Kelly’s Executive Order which will remain in force until rescinded or until the statewide State of Disaster Emergency extended by House Bill 2016 enacted during the...

 

Kansa health official alarmed, please help

Editor: As health care professionals, the medical staff at Wesley Healthcare finds itself increasingly alarmed by the rapid growth in COVID-19 infection rates – and associated hospitalizations. The number of COVID-19 patients being treated at...

 

2021 Jewell County Fair is set for July 8 - 11

The Jewell County commissioners met Oct. 26. Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present as was Carla Waugh, county clerk. The following were present for office head meeting: Travis Garst, solid waste director; Nora Rhoades,...

 

Organizations launch effort to stop COVID spread

Stop the Spread Kansas is a public awareness campaign urging Kansans to do their part in slowing the rate of COVID-19 infections across the state. Stakeholders are encouraging Kansans to follow the Centers for Disease Control guidelines, avoid mass...

 

SHS one-act play heads for district

The Superior High School one-act play team has been honing their skills at several competitions. They competed at the Southern Nebraska Conference meet at Fillmore Central in Geneva as well as at...

 

Reinke introduces no maintenance-free pivot bearing

In an effort to make pivot maintenance easier for growers, Reinke Manufacturing, is introducing the industry’s first maintenance-free bearing to the North American market. Because of the nature of bearing grease, annual maintenance has been needed...

 

Author Rosie Eilert Bosse visits Jewell Library Nov. 19

Thursday, Rosie Eilert Bosse brought her books to her hometown for a reception and book signing event held at the Jewell Library. A1974 graduate of Jewell High School, Bosse grew up west of Jewell on...

 

VFW Auxiliary 7830 contests

VFW Auxiliary 7830 has announced a national anthem singing contest, Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue. Contestants, age 6 to 16, must submit a video of their solo vocal performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The video must be saved to...

 

Deer . . . 'O deer . . . My dear . . .

Hunting deer is one of the favorite outdoor activities of many sportsmen, not only across the nation, but especially in Nebraska. The nine day firearm season probably attracts the most interest, but...

 

Area Ag leader 'a believer' after coronavirus ordeal

A well-known Nebraska agriculture leader with deep roots in Tribland shared his recent experience with the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, during a news conference with Gov. Pete Ricketts. Craig Buescher, who grew up in the Deweese area and...

 

Editor's Notebook

This newspaper is dated, Thursday, November 26, 2020 but I suspect many readers of this column will not do so until after the Thanksgiving holiday. However, because the health departments are discouraging family gatherings this Thanksgiving, I...

 

Country Roads

Thanksgiving 2020 is turning out to be one of making adjustments that may include cutting back on getting the whole family together as usual because of COVID warnings. For most people, it’s been dealing with making adjustments and trying to decide...

 

Burr Oak

Mary Foley accompanied Mike and Mindy Kilgore, Bennington, to Pittsburg, Kan., last Friday. They stayed for the weekend with Megan, Nathan and Evan Keener. The group celebrated Evan’s second birthday with a party on Saturday. The theme and his...

 

Jenny's REESources

This article has been on my heart for several months. It’s reflections from a compilation of conversations. It’s been a hard year at times for most, if not all people. Interweaving this with Thanksgiving, there’s perhaps a variety of thoughts,...

 

Superior Junior High Girls Stay Undefeated

Before Thanksgiving break, the Superior Junior High Girls basketball team tackled three games in seven days to remain undefeated on the season. The Cats took to the road for a Tuesday night match-up against the Thayer Central Titans. Superior came ou...

 

Jack Mai

Jack Dale Mai, 72, the son of Vernon and Margie (Wilson) Mai, was born Sept. 20, 1948, at Russell. He died last Wednesday at Hoisington. Jack’s early childhood was on a farm south of Russell. He attended Mulberry Country Schoolhouse for the first... Full story

 

Michael Lorensen

Michael Thomas Lorensen, the son of Howard and Margaret (Petersen) Lorensen was born May 8, 1950, at Norfolk. He died Saturday at his home near Oak. Mike grew up at Stanton and graduated with the Class of 1968. After graduation, Mike joined the... Full story

 

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