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Articles from the December 10, 2020 edition

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Nebraskans taking notice of Red Cloud daycare

Kelsey Carlson calls me from the road, as she drives the quiet ribbon of highway connecting the hospital where she works to the small-town child care that has changed her life. Not long ago, when her daughter, Avery, went to a different child care,...

 

People helping one another

Christmas is different this year! No sitting on Santa's lap. Cruising the block in your car instead of gathering downtown for "Once Upon A Christmas" goodies and fun. Lots of innovative thinking to...

 

Christmas Bucks winners announced

Winners of the Superior Chamber of Commerce Christmas bucks for week three are Jeannie Smith, Lisa Boyles, Deb Sibert and Jamie Haba. Each of the first three weeks of the drawing sponsored by local businesses, winners receive $50 dollars each. Week...

 

BNSF RR making crossing upgrades

When it comes to railroad divisions, Superior's First Street is a dividing point for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe. There has long been a sign on railroad property near the intersection of First...

 

Commissioner-elect attends board meeting

Dave Mussmann is a life-long Nuckolls County resident. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary for the county commissioner seat being vacated by Darren Blackstone who opted to not run for...

 

Library has new sign and more upgrades to come

The Mankato City Library installed a new sign on the west side of the building. This sign was part of a Dane G. Hansen grant awarded to the Senior Center. In addition to the sign, the Dane G. Hansen...

 

Ambulance bay approved for county

The Jewell County Commissioners met Nov. 16 with Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Also attending was Carla J. Waugh, county clerk. Joel Elkins, general superintendent, discussed maintenance. He had for approval a...

 

Mask mandate to be followed until rescinded

The Jewell County commissioners met Nov.23 with commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, also attended the meeting. Steve Greene wasre-appointed as Jewell County representative on the Pawnee...

 

Remembering the Mankato Packing Plant

Many Jewell County residents remember the Mankato Packing Plant which had its open house Oct. 15, 1967. Whether residents worked in the packing plant, lived in the area, or have been told about it, the packing plant deserves remembrance. On June 13,...

 

KD's Salon and Floral in Lawrence host open house

Christmas Spirit was alive this weekend. KD's Salon & Floral in Lawrence hosted an open house. Festivities began with Ladies Night on Friday. Wine from Superior Estates Winery was featured for...

 

It's not too late to get a flu shot!

Winter is coming, but there’s still time to get vaccinated against flu! All South Heartland residents 6 months and older are encouraged to get annual an flu vaccine. Since COVID-19 and flu could spread simultaneously this winter, there is still...

 

SHS One-Act play at district competition

The Superior One-Act Play team competed at the District C1-4 competition hosted by Fillmore Central High School at Geneva last Wednesday. The team performed the adaptation of Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.” The team placed sixth...

 

2 Students from Nuckolls County receive UNL honors

Two Nuckolls County residents are amont the 196 students honored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Business for their academic performance during the 2019-20 school year with the Clifford M. Hicks, LeRossignol and William Gold...

 

A new journeyman joins Mankato

The City of Mankato’s journeyman, Marvin McCormick, was raised on a farm in Rooks County. He graduated from Osborne High School. From there, McCormick went to Kansas State, followed by Manhattan...

 

Kyle Pierce, a new street worker in Mankato

Kyle Pierce, the new street worker for the City of Mankato, grew up in Mankato. He went to school in Mankato and chose to stay here. Pierce enjoys motorcycles, boating and golfing. He has his dog,...

 

Editor's Notebook

While talking with a subscriber on Monday, it was suggested I should write more about my life and the business my family operated on a hill overlooking Superior. I thanked her for the suggestion but noted it has been nearly 50 years since I lived on...

 

Country Roads

I don’t know if it’s just me but it seems it gets harder and harder to find anything fit to watch on television. Oh, there are some good shows but fewer of them. My husband and I have found ourselves watching the golden oldies or as I’d rather...

 

Love my Crazy Life

This past weekend was quiet—a big change from the two previous. I miss the commotion. George and Jacob have decided to start renovations in the laundry room, so I won’t miss it for long. The laundry room was once the kitchen, an add-on years...

 

SHS wrestlers off to good start

The Superior High School wrestling team opened their season at home Friday where they hosted a quadrangular match. They went 2-1 in their three dual matches. They won against South Central and...

 

SHS girls basketball team drops season opener at home

It was a disappointing outcome for the Superior High School girls basketball team as they made their debut under the guidance of new head coach Jake Nannen. Nannen, a fifth grade teacher at Superior...

 

SHS boys open season

The Superior High School boys basketball team opened their season Tuesday, with a road game against Fairbury at Fairbury. Game results were unavailable at press time. The Wildcats host Blue Hill, today (Thursday) at home. Superior continues the home...

 

RHHS basketball opener postponed

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls basketball teams had their season openers pushed back because of COVID-19. They were scheduled to open play in the Thunderbird Classic against Pike Valley at Mankato, Friday. The teams were scheduled to play...

 

RHHS wrestlers postponed

The four Rock Hills High School wrestlers competing with the Beloit Trojans in their cooperative program saw their first meet of the season with Plainville and Phillipsburg cancelled  because of COVID-19 concerns. Connor Cosand, Jacob Barry, Buck...

 

L-N Boys basketball look good; split games opening weekend

New Year . . . new sport . . . new game . . . Ya, the Nebraska high school winter sports season began last weekend and yes, all three statements are true. The first two are obvious, but the last one...

 

Lady Raiders open season with two wins

Any way you look at it, sports in the year 2020 will be remembered as being . . . well . . . different. From junior high and high school to the professional level, the year will be remembered for a...

 

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