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Articles from the December 15, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

The stores are bursting with Christmas decorations, gifts and delicious holiday menu options. Whenever I walk into such a store, it takes control to remain on point with my Christmas shopping list in hand to find only the things needed. It is hard...

 

Editor's Notebook

A few months ago an Omaha World-Herald reporter asked if I was the longest serving of any current Nebraska newspaper editor. Though I have been in this editor’s position for 52 years and have sat behind the same Alma brand desk for 47 years, I...

 

Selling Christmas Trees

One year my husband and I decided to sell Christmas trees in Connecticut with a friend, Rick. We bought an old truck with a tool body on it. After buying two wheels with tires from two different junk yards, we traveled to Pennsylvania to buy 100...

 

Love my crazy life

It’s raining! Usually, I would be down in the dumps because of the gloomy weather, but I am thankful for the warmer temperatures. It seems odd to me that it is raining in December and 50 degrees, but I’ll take it. The politicians would say...

 

Puffs

Gosh . . . what a week! Everyone says a person gets busy around Christmas time. That I believe, but I have done very little Christmas related so far. I’m not sure just where this week’s letter will go, but I’ll get started with a few comments...

 

Superior Students will bag cell phones in the new year

Actions taken Monday evening during the regular monthly meeting of the Superior Board of Education bring significant change. Early in the meeting, Jason Jensen was recognized for his eight years of service as a board member. This was his last...

 

COVID cases on the upswing before holiday

The numbers of COVID-19 cases and influenza are rapidly increasing and healthcare officials are urging people to do their part to prevent a winter surge of respiratory illnesses by getting vaccinated against both viruses. COVID cases grew at an...

 

Nebraska DMV will issue new plates in 2023

Next year, 2023, marks the beginning of the new Nebraska license plate issuance cycle. Since the last plate issuance year, 2017, license plate options have significantly increased with the expansion of the number of available specialty plates. There...

 

Monday fire strikes hearts of Hardy families

A family with multi-generational ties to Hardy is reeling this week after a fire Monday morning destroyed family members’ home in Osborne and left one family member dead. Firefighters were called to the 335 South Third Street address shortly after...

 

Rain finally came, but more needed

While residents of this area were rejoicing Tuesday to have received much needed rain, residents to the west were dealing with a major winter storm. Both Interstate Highways 80 and 70 were closed because of the storm. West bound travelers on I-80...

 

Superior Public Library hosts Santa's workshop

Young children intently worked under the supervision of their parents at the Superior Public Library Saturday morning as the library hosted Santa's Workshop. The workshop was composed of 11 different...

 

2 Scandinavian students attend Superior High School

Tova Lestander and Eivind-Johan (EJ) are International exchange students who have chosen to come to the United States to experience a new culture. They have some things in common but mostly they are both from the cold climates of Sweden and Norway. T...

 

EJ (AKA) known as Eivind-Johan, a foreign exchange student

EJ (AKA) known as Eivind-Johan, a foreign exchange student is living with Shannon, Jenny, Truet and Callum McCord during his yearlong stay in Superior....

 

Santa at the Farmers and Merchants Bank

Santa Claus appears perplexed by Eelf Avalos crying as her brother Mateo smiles. The pair visited Santa at the Farmers and Merchants Bank, Superior, as part of the "Once Upon a Christmas" festivities...

 

Museum receives Fuller memorabilia

The Nuckolls County Historical Society and Museum received a donation of Fuller automobile ephemera from Dean Nelson, a St. Paul, Minn., resident. The collection included several photographs of the Angus manufactured Fuller automobile. Also included...

 

Mitchell County family named Farm Family of the Year 

Dallas Fuller, Mitchell County, is one of Kansas Farm Bureau's Farm Family of the Year honorees. Each year a select number of families receive the Farm Family of the Year award for their service and leadership in agriculture, Farm Bureau and their...

 

Jewell awarded $6,700 for Maag City Park and Emerson Lake updates

The Jewell City Council met on Monday, Dec. 5, at city hall. Those in attendance were Darrell Bohnert, mayor; Council members, Max Burks, Josh Burks, Gaye Daniels, Derek Birdsell, Bob Freeman and Kristie Anderson, city clerk. Kristie Anderson...

 

Bill of Rights Day observed this week

Bill of Rights Day is observed on Dec. 15.  Dec. 15, 1791, saw the ratification of the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States. The Constitution itself had been accepted by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention on...

 

Nondescript record book contains Olive Hill Missionary Society minutes from 1900s

A small non-descript “Record” book as recently resurfaced.  This book, purchased for $1.00, contains the “Minutes of Missionary Society.” This Missionary Society was the women’s group of the Olive Hill Church. The first entry is simply...

 

Government Food Commodities Distribution

There will be a government commodities distribution for families meeting income guidelines for the Jewell-Randall-Ionia area at 1 p.m., on Thursday, Dec. 22, at the Jewell Apartments Commons Area. The following foods are scheduled to be distributed:...

 

Scouts will carol in Mankato Friday

The Rock Hills Boy and Girl Scouts will be caroling from 3:40 to 4:30 p.m., at the Mankato downtown businesses Friday....

 

Jewell County's Mount Pisgah named after Biblical mount

The Hebrew word “Pisgah” means summit. The biblical Mount Pisgah is in the Jordanian mountains east of Israel’s Jordan River and northeast of the Dead Sea. It is also known as Mount Nebo. Mount Nebo was the mountain from which Moses looked at...

 

Mankato Park

Mankato businesses have once again posted giant greeting cards in the Mankato Park....

 

Santa came to visit children in the Nelson and Lawrence

Santa visited Lawrence on Sunday arriving on the back of a fire truck driven by the Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department. He took pictures with more than 50 youngsters and handed out goodie bags at the...

 

2023 Cow-Calf College Beef Seminar set for January

The 2023 Cow-Calf College Beef Seminar is set for Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Clay County Fairgrounds in the Activities Building. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with programs scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This year’s program is focused on...

 

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