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Country Roads

My thoughts are floating back to Christmas Past, as it would be termed in The Christmas Carol. It happened while checking out a family photo I happened upon that was probably taken in December of 1957 in our family farmhouse, as my baby sister,...

 

Editor's Notebook

Newspapers regularly publish stories about unexpected finds. At this writing, we are preparing a story about the unexpected find of a more than 100-year-old missionary society minute book. Sometimes the stories involve Indian relics, finds in what...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting biblical answers to tough questions Q: What do we know about the Christmas star?   A:  The term “star” in the Bible can refer to any small heavenly body. Shooting stars, planets and galaxies would have all been referred to as stars...

 

 Christmas: The Hope of The World

On the eve of history's first Christmas, it was a dark time for the Jewish people. Their land was occupied by the Roman Empire. The Lord God had not spoken to them for hundreds of years. Heaven's...

 

Braying donkey signals start of Christmas in the Barn program

Mike and Deb Worm hosted "Christmas In A Barn" at their farm south of Webber last Wednesday evening and again Sunday afternoon and evening. "We want to give people a better idea of what it was really like long ago when the Christ Child was born,"...

 

SVFD Auxiliary delivers Christmas trays

Members of the Superior Volunteer Firemen’s Auxiliary delivered 110 Christmas trays to senior living centers in Superior this week. Members gathered the ingredients for “Snowman’s Soup” - a dry mix to make hot cocoa, marshmallows and a candy...

 

Brother: 'It's cold outside'

We have had some cold and windy days since the last issue of this newspaper was distributed but we expect this week’s real weather story will come between the time this issue is printed and the delivery. As we went to press Tuesday afternoon local...

 

Superior City Council organizes for 2023

It’s a new era for the Superior City Council but pretty much the status quo is expected to continue. After being postponed for a week because of a lack of a quorum, the council met Monday night and reorganized. The meeting opened with the old...

 

Early Christmas trees in Jewell County

In 1621, following the first Thanksgiving, there were no Christmas traditions in what would become the United States. Neither the Puritans nor the Pilgrims observed or celebrated Christmas. In fact in 1659, one could be fined for hanging a...

 

Wheat's response to cold weather snaps

How did the wheat handle the latest colder temperatures? Kansas weather, you just have to love it or get really frustrated! At this time of year, there can be wide fluctuations of temperatures that can cause the wheat crop to go into dormancy...

 

Rebecca Synder serves Jewell County as a physicians assistant

Rebecca Snyder, a physicians' assistant at Jewell County Rural Health Clinic, has been practicing medicine since 1999. Even though she lives in Wichita, Snyder is usually in the clinic Friday through Monday, although her schedule does vary. Snyder...

 

USD 107 BOE hires Zoey Gurka as an elementary para

President Kenny Mizner called the Dec. 12 regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order. Those present were Mizner, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Wayne Frost, Bobi Fogo, Brenden...

 

Rock Hills BOE holds special meeting to discuss HVAC needs

A special meeting of the USD 107 Board of Education was held Dec. 14 in the library at the Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School. Those present were, Marc Grout, Brenden Wirth, Wayne Frost, Justin Angleton, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers and Janet Higer....

 

RHHS boys basketball loses to St. John's

The Rock Hills High School boys basketball team closed out the 2022 portion of their schedule with a 60-38 loss to St. John’s-Tipton at Mankato last Tuesday. Cooper McDill was the lead scorer for the Grizzlies with 13 points. Troy Duskie and Ethan...

 

RHHS girls basketball loses game

The Rock Hills High School girls basketball team completed the 2022 portion of their schedule with a 52-36 loss to St. John’s-Tipton at Mankato, last Tuesday. The loss left the Grizzlies with a 1-3 record. Lauren Whelchel topped the Grizzlies...

 

Deloris VanSkiver

Deloris VanSkiver, 92, of Hebron, died Dec. 16, at Hebron. Her funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 27, at Christ’s Lutheran Church, Davenport. Burial will be in the Davenport City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m., until the...

 

SHS athlete signs scholarship letter

Ella Gardner, a standout three sport athlete at Superior High School, signed her letter of intent to attend North Dakota State University, Fargo, and compete for the track and field team. She will specialize in the long and triple jumps. Gardner...

 

SHS girls golfer signs to play in college

Haley Blackstone, one of the mainstays of the Superior High School girls golf team the past two seasons, has signed a letter of intent to play golf at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln. The girls golf team has qualified for the state tournament...

 

SHS girl wrestlers compete at two meets

The Superior High School girls wrestling team competed at the Fairbury Girls Invitational at Fairbury Thursday. Cheyenne Stacy wrestled in the 110 pound weight bracket for Superior. She won her quarter-final match. She lost her semi-final and...

 

SHS boys wrestling team in action

The Superior High School boys wrestling team competed in a dual match against Oakland-Craig, at Oakland, Friday. Oakland-Craig won the match 36-30. The team traveled to Hooper, Saturday, for the Dan Mowinkel-Logan View Invitational. Superior...

 

Shs girls basketball team goes 2-1

The Superior High School girls basketball team basketball team saw their five game win streak snapped with their 62-55 loss to Southern Valley at Oxford, Friday. They had downed Blue Hill 63-50 at...

 

Blue Hill Centennial defeat the Wildcat boys varsity team

Inconsistent play has bedeviled the Superior High School boys basketball team this season. Two quarters of good, solid basketball and two quarters of not-so-good basketball is not a winning formula....

 

L-N boys basketball team falls to Friend

The Lawrence-Nelson Raiders had a mighty struggle against the Friend Bulldogs, Friday, at Nelson. The Bulldogs handed the Raiders a 57-35 loss. Friend blanked the Raiders in the first quarter to take...

 

L-N girls basketball

The Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team fell to the Bruning-Davenport-Shickley Eagles, 49-25, at Nelson last Saturday, Dec. 10. The Raiders downed Friend 52-39, at Nelson, Friday to improve to 2-3...

 

Clyde Mickelsen

Clyde Mickelsen, 85 of Kearney died Thursday, at Kearney Regional Medical Center in Kearney. His funeral will will be 10:30 a.m. Wed-nesday, at New Life Church with Pastor Roger Wendt officiating....

 

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