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SHS students find speech competitions exciting and fun

Speech and public speaking. Most people shy away from having to speak in front of groups. Yet in high school, students have the opportunity to compete in unique speech events. They travel to... Full story

 

GSS hosts Lunch and Learn Program at Vesty Center

A Lunch and Learn was hosted by Superior Good Samaritan Society at the Vestey Center Wednesday. The event was to inform the community the services available for seniors in the area. While attendees...

 

State Fair computer hard drives wiped clean

The state fair board held a difficult meeting Friday. The meeting began with the election of officers in which Dawn Caldwell was elected as an officer. The executive director of the Nebraska State Fair said work to authenticate payments to hundreds...

 

Superior speech team places well at Sandy Creek

The Superior High School speech team competed at Sandy Creek Saturday. Of 12 teams and many tough competitors, Superior’s team left with 10 medalists. One team member became ill mid-meet. Had that not happened, Superior would have come home with...

 

Don Stratton, one of three remaining crew from USS Arizona, dies at 97

Donald G. Stratton, 97, of Colorado Springs, in his sleep on Saturday at his home in Colorado Springs. Services are pending. Burial is planned for Red Cloud. Through the soles of his shoes, Donald Stratton could feel the heat from the platform where...

 

Walk Kansas 2020 starts March 15

Walk Kansas, the K-State Research and Extension program that encourages physical activity and healthy eating, runs March 15 through May 9. Participants can sign up online starting Feb. 18 or through their local K-State Research and Extension office...

 

Jewell Apartments Board meets

The Jewell Apartments Board of Directors met at 7 p.m. on Monday Feb. 3, at City Hall. Attending the meeting were Darrell Bohnert, Max Burks, Bob Freeman, Gaye Daniels, Derek Birdsell, Jacque Williams and Shelby Bohnert. Jacque Williams presented...

 

Jewell City Council

The Jewell City Council met in regular session at 7:30 p.m. on Monday Feb. 3, at City Hall. Those in attendance were Darrell Bohnert, mayor ; Council members, Max Burks, Bob Freeman, Gaye Daniels and Derek Birdsell. City clerk, Shelby Bohnert, also...

 

Superior's speech team goes to Aurora

Superior's speech team competed at Aurora Saturday. Medals were extended to 15th place at this meet because of the size of it. There were 528 individual entries from 33 schools across Nebraska. That... Full story

 

GSS staff selects Ever Forward facility champions

Friday afternoon before a staff meeting, the Good Samaritan Society's, Superior staff members, presented four of their peers, co-workers and friends with 2020 Ever Forward champion awards. The awards... Full story

 

African Locust swarms devouring crops; not new to Kansans

Biblical swarms of crop devouring locusts are eating their way across Africa. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO have declared the situation a crisis. Favorable climatic conditions allowed widespread breeding of the...

 

How to use Netflix Auto Play Preview

For all the Netflix subscribers who’ve been frustrated with the Auto-Play Preview feature - you know the one that starts playing whatever show you’ve got high lighted? - maybe you just want to read the summary or, perhaps something has come up...

 

RHJH Scholars Bowl teams compete at St. John's in Beloit

Rock Hills Junior High School competed at the PikeTrail League Scholars Bowl Tournament Feb. 10, at Downs. There were 11 teams competing. The eighth grade team was made up of Abbey Schleifer, Cooper... Full story

 

Jewell's Sesquicentennial Celebration Begins!

Jewell, 150 years old, is celebrating her Sesquicentennial during 2020. The first event of that year-long celebration is the Jewell Sesquicentennial Historical Home Tour to be held on Sunday....

 

Rock Hills hosts league band clinic

Musicians from 11 Northern Plains League schools met at the Rock Hills School on Monday to participate in the league's annual band clinic. Two percussion ensembles were organized to play throughout... Full story

 

Highlighting the Sixth Principle Meridian at Mahaska

As part of the Kansas Day Celebrations, Elaine Bowers, state senator, brought attention to a District 36 highlight: The Initial Point of the Sixth Principle Meridian, which is located in Senate...

 

Lawrence-Nelson Middle School quiz bowl win meet

Lawrence-Nelson Middle School held its quiz bowl contest last Wednesday at Nelson. Lawrence-Nelson finished first and Superior second after playing all teams involved in the meet. Then the two teams...

 

Mankato's Evangelical Lutheran Church beginnings

If a new community is built and people are to be reached, then a congregation must be established. On Dec. 14, 1872, at the courthouse located in Jewell Center, Kansas, (now Mankato) a meeting was...

 

Meet the RHHS 2020 Sweetheart candidates

Maleigh Boss is the daughter of John and Stacy Boss and Tonya Boss and Amanda Chaput. Maleigh’s hometown is Mankato. Maleigh plans to attend Cloud County Community College to complete her general... Full story

 

Scholars Bowl meet held at Mankato

Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School hosted a scholars bowl meet Saturday. The high school teams competing were: Rock Hills, Flint Hills Christian, Smith Center, Clifton-Clyde, St. John’s of... Full story

 

Feb. 1st - National Freedom Day

National Freedom Day is not a national holiday but one of the many “observed” holidays in the United States. Holidays such as Ground Hog Day (Feb. 2) or Halloween (Oc. 31) are also “observed” holidays. National Freedom Day observes the...

 

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