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2020 Nuckolls County Fair results

The Nuckolls County Fair results for Company's Coming and Family and Consumer Science Contests are listed by the exhibitor's name, class description, ribbon and place. Company's Coming Emily Watts,...

 

Nuckolls County Historical Society meet July 13

The monthly board meeting of the Nuckolls County Historical Society was held Monday, in Pioneer Hall with 11 board members present. Steve Renz and Fred Meyers conducted the meeting. Minutes of the March 9 meeting were read and approved. There were...

 

Kyle Railroad working on the line

They are working on the railroad. The shortline railroad that operates the former Rock Island Railroad line across the center of Jewell County is seeking improvements to the track. Some 20,000 new ties along with ballast are being installed between S...

 

University of Kansas announces spring 2020 honor roll

More than 7,500 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2020 semester. The students, from KU’s Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing in Kansas City,...

 

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) program signup ends Aug. 28. CFAP covers price losses from Jan. 15 to May 14. It does not cover HRW wheat, grass, or alfalfa. Crops covered are 2019 carryover crops of corn, milo and soybeans and some...

 

Golfers played in cooler weather Friday evening

The mixed couples summer golf league met in Nelson at the Elk Creek Country Club Friday evening for their seventh round of competition, again using the two-person scramble format. All golfers teed off from the women’s tee boxes this week. This...

 

R.E.D Shirt Friday

R.E.D. stands for “Remember Everyone Deployed.” RED shirt Friday was created to remind us and others of our heroes who are deployed, and to show our support. RED Friday originated from a Canadian email chain in 2005, and in 2006 was adopted by...

 

Superior Schools county fair art exhibit results

The fair is fast approaching. Again this year, the county art teachers were asked to share some of their art exhibits to be judged at the county fair. Unfortunately, as with all static exhibits, they...

 

Rae Hobson Memorial Library program begins

Rae Hobson Memorial Library at Republic is sponsoring a summer library program for all ages called Imagine Your Story. It began July 7 and ends Aug. 13. People can color a giant Imagine Your Story poster placed in the library. It is used for imagine...

 

Fill the Truck appreciation event for SVFD and SFRS

To show Superior’s first responders how much they are appreciated and to thank them for their service to the community, a Fill the Truck event will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, in the Ideal Market parking lot. It is a freewill...

 

Awards annual Jake Kleen Memorial Scholarships

Jake Kleen Memorial Scholarships are awarded annually to three area high school seniors. The 2020 recipients are: Hallie Epley,Lawrence-Nelson; Caleb Jalas, Deshler; and Hunter Healey, Superior. Funds for these scholarships are furnished by the...

 
 By Amanda Chaput    Features    July 9, 2020

Come dine at Bob's

As you travel through Mankato, have you searched for somewhere to satisfy your hunger? North of Highway 36, at 119 E. Jefferson is a little restaurant, Bob's of Mankato. From Mexican food to American...

 

Broeckelman and Kohler named on president's list

Washburn University released its President’s List honorees for the spring 2020 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must complete at least 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 4.0. More than...

 

VFW Auxiliary met for officer election and installation

The Mankato VFW 7830 Auxiliary met May 12, for the purpose of electing and installing the officers for the 2020-2021 business year. Eight members were present and one guest, Marsha LaRosh of 7743,...

 

FBLA wants to hold community service project at theatre

The Jewell County Cinema, Inc. board meeting was held at the Mankato Christian Church and called to order by Thadd Hinkle. Members present were Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart, Phyllis Christie, Chris and Jill Klos, Kristin Underwood and Sarah...

 

Huskers named to spring deans' list

Nearly 7,500 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been named to the Deans’ List for the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year. Following is a list of area honorees by hometown: Guide Rock — Robert Elijah Greenhalgh, sophomore,...

 

The Rae Hobson Library summer program activities

The Rae Hobson Library summer program will be held July 7 to Aug 13 with various activities and places. For passive activities, there is a big coloring page on the main table for children and adults as they come through the library for the entire...

 

Chester youth restore court

The basketball court in Chester's North Park received a facelift last week, thanks to some volunteers. Chester youths, Andrew Heinrichs, Carter Miller, Dakota Cherney, Noah Cherney, Aidan White and...

 

Chester Volunteer Fire Dept. conducted controlled burn

The Chester Volunteer Fire Department conducted a practice burn Saturday morning as they took down a condemned building which had previously suffered from a fire. The house was located directly east...

 

Chester CarFest a Success

Saturday was the date for Chester's annual Chesterfest, but because of the concerns about the ongoing pandemic, the event was cancelled. In its place, the Chester Community Club organized activities...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    Features    July 2, 2020

Historical jail gets new roof

The old "Jewell County Jail" in Mankato was used from 1900 to 1978. In 1899, Jewell County commissioners paid a Topeka architect, J. C. Holland, $500 to design the building. The builder for the project was W. C. Berry of Jewell. Berry, with a bid of...

 

OCCK transportation hours changing for 4th of July holiday

OCCK Transportation, including CityGo, 81 Connection and Paratransit services, will have shortened hours on Friday, July 3, and will be closed on Saturday, July 4. CityGo will run hours of operation from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m on Friday, July 3. Peak...

 

Jerod Long of Beloit named to spring deans' list

Jared Long of Beloit has been named to the Deans’ List at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year. Long, a senior political science and journalism major, was named to the Dean’s Lists for the...

 

SHS announces plans for July 18 commencement exercises

Superior Public Schools will hold the 2019-20 graduation ceremony at 10 a.m., on Saturday, July 18. The ceremony will take place in Superior’s high school gym. The capacity of the high school gym is 1,200. Superior’s graduation plan, which is...

 

GSS recognized with national excellence award

The Good Samaritan Society was recognized at the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit as a leader in the fight against the flu. Good Samaritan Society received the top corporate campaign award for its efforts to immunize employees for...

 

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