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Hospitals receive first COVID-19 vaccine

With the first shipments of the COVID-19 arriving in Nebraska Tuesday morning, Brodstone Memorial Hospital personnel were expecting to receive doses of the COVID-19 vaccine sooner rather than later. The exact timeline for vaccine arrival at...

 

School board accepts negotiated agreement

Three five minute slots were spoken for during the public presentation portion of the Superior Board of Education meeting Monday evening. Cameras were set to project the meeting into the performance gymnasium, so those attending could social...

 

Virtual concert is today

We live in challenging times now. The traditional Superior Elementary School Winter Concert will be presented without an audience this year. COVID-19 rears its ugly head once more. The need for social distancing and masks makes an in-person audience...

 

Highway Department approves Hwy 8 modification

Members of the Superior City Council learned Monday evening that the Nebraska Department of Roads had approved the city’s plan to improve access to the Superior East Elevator operated by the Aurora Cooperative. Last week the Burlington Northern...

 

Hershberger honored

Ron Hershberger was recognized as Superior Public Schools teacher of the quarter, Monday evening at the Superior Board of Education meeting. Hershberger began his Superior teaching career in 1987 and has taught high school chemistry, physics and...

 

One charged with child sex abuse, one with child abuse

The Nebraska State Patrol investigated a child sexual abuse case which resulted in charges being filed against two individuals. Bradley Burris was charged with sexual assault in the first degree, a class 11 felony. He was also charged with the sexual...

 

90 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases reported by SHDHD

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported five additional COVID-19-related deaths of previously reported cases, bringing the health district total to 42. Michele Bever, SHDHD executive director, said two deaths were Clay...

 

Sign and Christmas lighting in park made possible by grants

Mankato's City Park sign replacement was suggested by the Mankato city administrator and approved by the mayor and city council to enhance the park's appearance and allow citizens to be proud of...

 

RH FBLA honors deceased Jewell County veterans

Last year, the Rock Hills FBLA group made a donation through the local VFW Auxiliary to Wreaths Across America, a program that places a wreath on the graves of veterans buried in national cemeteries...

 

Kim Ost is retiring from the Jewell County Sheriff Dept.

Undersheriff Kim Ost is officially retiring from the Jewell County Sheriff’s Office. Kim started his career in 1977 at the Mankato Police Department at the age of 19 before working as a deputy with the Jewell County Sheriff’s Office beginning in...

 
 By Royce Schott    News    December 17, 2020

Endorf family Christmas display in Nelson

In 2012, Dale Endorf, South Central Public Power District operations manager, undertook a large project of decorating his home with a magical array of programmed Christmas lights. Dale, an electrical...

 

Nelson American Legion hosts special presentation

At the joint meeting of the Legion, SALS and Auxiliary held on Dec. 10, a Quilt of Valor was presented to Nelson resident, David Ankron. The quilt was designed and presented by Sandra Larkey of the...

 

How NCAPs has helped me

My name is McKenzie Ostdiek, and I am a senior at Lawrence-Nelson High School. During high school, NCAPs helped me in many ways. When I entered high school, I had no idea what career I wanted to go in...

 

MLH to begin COVID-19 Vaccinations

Mary Lanning Healthcare expected to get its first round of COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday for distribution to frontline workers. Debra Lee, MLH pharmacy director, said the first shipment of 95 doses was expected Tuesday and would be given to healthcare...

 

4 Raider Football players recognized for All-District Team

The coaches and administrator of the schools in the D2-7 District had gotten together to vote for the annual mythical "All-District" team. They released the information this week. Players for the...

 

Editor's Notebook

In recent days I watched part of a 45 minute long video in which a hobbyist restored a Maytag gasoline engine. In the nearly 40 years the Maytag Company of Newton, Iowa, manufactured engines, several...

 

Country Roads

Not knowing if any or all of our family are coming to stay part of the Christmas season at our home, left me trying to figure out just how much decorating I should do this year of the COVID virus. This time of the year most all of our children and...

 

My Crazy Life

George started work today! After 12 weeks, it is sure nice to have my house back to myself for even a few hours a day. You won’t hear me complain about missing him anymore because he works just across town—a welcomed change. This morning, I...

 

Blevins addresses Board of Education

Kelsea Blevins, who until recently was Superior’s head volleyball coach, addressed the Superior Board of Education during the public forum held Monday evening, with the following words: “Good Evening,” she said. “This is a devastating end...

 

Wildcats defeat Blue Hill 54 to 45

Thursday night the Cats had their home opener playing Blue Hill. Superior started slow again trailing the Bobcats 14 to 8 after the first quarter. Blue Hill began the second quarter extending their lead. The Wildcats cut into that lead trailing 26...

 

Junior high girls wrap up season

After the Thanksgiving break, Superior hosted the Sutton Fillies for two junior high games on Dec. 3. The B team tipped off first. The Cats got off to a slow start, trailing at the half 6 to 2....

 

KSHSAA makes policy change for winter sports

The Kansas State High School Activities Association Board of Appeals, by a 7-1 vote, approved revisiting their adopted policy of no spectators at winter sports events across Kansas. The board held a virtual meeting last Tuesday. The board amended...

 

RHHS basketball teams look to open season at home

COVID-19 has been the Rock Hills High School girls and boys basketball teams most stubborn opponent thus far this season. The teams have had their first three games cancelled. They hoped to open the season Tuesday, when they hosted St....

 

Lady Raiders Basketball Team lose two games last week

What a difference a week can make. After starting off the basketball season with a pair of wins in the opening games, the Lady Raiders ran into a couple of quality teams this past weekend. They...

 

Raider Boys Basketball team split weekend game . . . again

Different weeks . . . same results. Yup, the L-N Raiders came up with identical results for their second week of this young basketball season. Doing and looking quite well in the Friday night game at...

 

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