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Editor's Notebook

While helping to organize the youngsters’ letters included in this week’s newspaper, I observed the names of the toys youngsters of 2021 are hoping to receive. Made me thankful to not have youngsters on my Christmas gift list for I didn’t...

 

Country Roads

The Christmas Spirit continued as Sunday found a friend and myself were seated in the balcony of a beautifully restored theater building preparing to complete another of my “bucket list” selections. I was prepared to witness a live production of...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions. Q: Should believers pray to the Holy Spirit? A:  Perhaps the best way to answer this question would be to examine truths about the relationships within the Godhead. This may help us know more about...

 

Spring-like storm will long be remembered

During the afternoon and evening of last Wednesday a highly unusual storm focused on our area. Like the blizzard of 1888, it was one that will long be remembered and talked about. It came incredibly...

 

Hastings driver to appear in court

Anthony Pingel, 32, a Hastings resident, appears to have been arrested after the two-vehicle crash which took the life of a Superior High School student, Victoria Fleming, 16. Donna Fegler-Dais, the Adams County attorney, has told a reporter that...

 

Nuckolls County orders new grader

County board The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Monday. All three commissioners were present. After attending to routine business, the board approved the purchase of a John Deere 772G, six-wheel drive, r...

 

Superior Volunteer Rescue Squad receives donation

Superior Volunteer Rescue Squad had special visitors at the recent EMT meeting. Last Tuesday night Sophia and Cohen Flaata, the children of Brian and Chris Flaata, presented the members of Superior Volunteer Rescue Squad with a donation in memory of...

 

COVID filling Kansas hospitals to capacity

Kansas City metro area health leaders are warning hospitals are overwhelmed as the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen. “Folks, this is what you have to understand: As the weather got cold, masks came off. We still have a lot of unvaccinated...

 

Jewell County newspaper office closes temporarily

To comply with COVID isolation rules, the Jewell County newspaper office remains closed this week. This is the second week we have complied with isolation rules and at this time are not able to project a date when the office will reopen. Telephone...

 

Winds damage hundreds of traffic signs across Kansas

High winds across Kansas last Wednesday caused widespread damage.This includes the knocking down or shearing off of traffic signs, including stop and other regulatory signs, primarily in central and...

 

USDA invests in water distribution system of Mankato

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $43,431,700 to modernize the critical drinking water infrastructure in towns and counties across Kansas. A $1,771,000 loan and a $649,000 grant will go to repair the City of Mankato’s existing...

 

Waterline agreement made with Republic County Rural Water District 1

The Jewell County commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe met Dec. 13, with Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, present for the meeting. They approved signing the 2022 Employment Rules and Regulations for all Jewell County Departments...

 

Ribbon cutting held for Mankato City Library's Book Walk

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Mankato City Library's Book Walk took place Friday. This project, made possible by the State Library of Kansas and the Institute of Museum and Library Services,...

 

Pike Valley track coach honored

Mike Baumann, Pike Valley High School assistant track coach, is one of the Track & Field Assistant Coaches of the Year for hurdles....

 

KLA initaites relief efforts for victims

Kansas Livestock Associationa (KLA) and the Kansas Livestock Foundation will be assisting in the efforts to support ranchers affected by numerous fires and high winds across the state Wednesday, Dec. 15. Donations may be tax deductible and 100...

 

Dorothy Wilson recognized for a lifetime of volunteer service

Dorothy Wilson is the recipient of the 2021 K-State Research and Extension Appreciation Award for the Post Rock District. Mrs. Wilson is a volunteer and founding member of The Asherville Achievers...

 

Judy Mallory

Judy A Mallory was born April 1, 1944, at the family home in Glen Elder Kan., to Henry and Beulah Luckey Staley. She died Dec.13, at Salina Regional Health Center. She grew up mostly in Glen Elder, mo...

 

Marvin Bockholdt

Marvin “Buck” Bockholdt, 88, of Hardy, died Dec. 16, at Superior, Neb. His funeral will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 27, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hardy, Neb. Clergy will be Irvin Schleufer, PMA, and Rev. Beth Roegner. Burial will be with...

 

Twila Rothchild

Twila Mary (Imler) Rothchild, age 90, of Mankato, died Sunday, Dec.19, at the Jewell County Hospital. She was born on March 12, 1931, at the family farm home northeast of Lovewell, near Round Mound in Jewell County to William A. and Nora (Osborne)...

 

Dale Baumbach

Dale D. Baumbach, 68, of Concordia, died Friday, Dec. 17, at the University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, Mo. He was born in Superior on Nov. 16, 1953, to Delos and Elsie (Roberts) Baumbach. Dale...

 

Henry Schriner

Henry Eugene Schriner, the son of Verdena (Hawkins) and Guy Jerome Schriner, was born May 23, 1954, at Riverton, Neb. Hank or Pappo, as he was affectionately known by family and friends, died Dec. 18, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Hank...

 

Jacque Niles-Abbott

Jacquelin “Jacque” Niles-Abbott, 36, of Lincoln died Dec. 12, 2021. Born Jan. 31, 1985, in Superior, to Larry Niles and Shelli (Jordan), Jacque spent her early years and mid-teens in Red Cloud. Her family moved to Lincoln, then Waverly and she...

 

RHHS wrestlers

The Beloit High School wrestling team opened their season Thursday with a match at Phillipsburg with Plainville and Phillipsburg. Three Rock Hills High School student athletes, Coe Nielson, Connor Cosand and Jacob Barry, wrestle with Beloit during...

 

RHHS girls basketball recap

It was a successful season opener for the Rock Hills High School girls basketball team. They edged Pike Valley 40-37 at Scandia Friday. The game was also the opening round game of the T-Bird Invitational Tournament. The Grizzlies played... Full story

 

Rock Hills boys basketball recap

It was a tough season opener for the Rock Hills High School boys basketball team. They fell to Pike Valley 49-17 at Scandia Friday. It was also the first game of the T-Bird Invitational Tournament. Clifton-Clyde downed Rock Hills, 82-13 at Mankato...

 

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