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US Army promotes Steve Kirchhoff

Steve Kirchhoff, a Hardy native and a 1995 graduate of Superior High School, was recently promoted from major to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. The promotion ceremony was conducted Nov. 12 at th...

 

No Christmas Bazaar but Santa will be here 

Because of the newest restrictions caused by COVID-19, the Nelson Community Club will not hold the annual Christmas Bazaar this year. The club hopes to be able to have a bazaar in the spring. The club will also forego the traditional Santa Land...

 

Just wear the mask!

As the Pandemic reaches closer to home, it seems many of us are just over it. We have heard for months now to stay home, social distance, wear a mask - “the new normal.” It’s become a regular thing to show up to the bank looking like a robber....

 

The history behind the Christmas lights in Nelson

For as long as I can remember, Nelson's main streets have been lit up throughout the holiday season with the Christmas tree and candle decorations lining the streets today. I was curious as to how...

 

SHS one-act play heads for district

The Superior High School one-act play team has been honing their skills at several competitions. They competed at the Southern Nebraska Conference meet at Fillmore Central in Geneva as well as at...

 

Reinke introduces no maintenance-free pivot bearing

In an effort to make pivot maintenance easier for growers, Reinke Manufacturing, is introducing the industry’s first maintenance-free bearing to the North American market. Because of the nature of bearing grease, annual maintenance has been needed...

 

Author Rosie Eilert Bosse visits Jewell Library Nov. 19

Thursday, Rosie Eilert Bosse brought her books to her hometown for a reception and book signing event held at the Jewell Library. A1974 graduate of Jewell High School, Bosse grew up west of Jewell on...

 

VFW Auxiliary 7830 contests

VFW Auxiliary 7830 has announced a national anthem singing contest, Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue. Contestants, age 6 to 16, must submit a video of their solo vocal performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The video must be saved to...

 

Deer . . . 'O deer . . . My dear . . .

Hunting deer is one of the favorite outdoor activities of many sportsmen, not only across the nation, but especially in Nebraska. The nine day firearm season probably attracts the most interest, but...

 

Area Ag leader 'a believer' after coronavirus ordeal

A well-known Nebraska agriculture leader with deep roots in Tribland shared his recent experience with the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, during a news conference with Gov. Pete Ricketts. Craig Buescher, who grew up in the Deweese area and...

 

$2,500 grant given to the Chester Community Club

The Chester Community Club was the recipient of a $2,500 "Grow Communities" grant awarded by Bayer. Each year eligible farmers can enroll for a chance to help a rural nonprofit organization with an...

 

Board games hit the mark for the holidays

It seemed like such a simple idea, with a modest beginning. On May 22, 2010, Liz Brunscheen-Cartagena invited members of the community and their families over to the Sedgwick County extension office to play a few board games. It was, she thought, a w...

 

Quiet in the Library

Crystal Fullerton has been the librarian at the Mankato City Library since 2016. She will have been at the library for five years January 2021. Fullerton is a native resident of Mankato and graduated...

 

Esbon children are the future

We've been told children are the future. It is true, as adults it's our responsibility to ensure we are teaching them to be good people. I've personally heard people talk about the upcoming generation...

 

L-N Dance team members are selected virtually

The Lawrence- Nelson Raiderettes Dance Team concluded their virtual try-outs at the beginning of November. Team members were chosen based on their scores performing several basic dance fundamentals...

 

Going - Teacher of the Quarter at SHS

Seth Going, ag education instructor at SHS, was recognized as "Teacher of the Quarter" for the fourth quarter at the Superior Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday evening. Generally,...

 

SVFD sponsors poster contest

Members of the Superior Fire Department sponsored a poster contest during fire prevention week for kindergarten through third grade students. Other activities this year were restricted because of COVID-19. Winners of the poster contest were as...

 

School's Social Studies lines up with state mandate

The Superior Board of Education American Civics Committee meet in public meeting at 7:15 p.m., Monday evening for the purpose of hearing support, position, criticism, suggestions or observations of patrons relating to the activities of the...

 

Get stronger and have fun doing it

"I know Extension is a valuable resource, so when this strength class came open, (I thought) I need this," said Barb Wise, Stay Strong, Stay Healthy participant. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an...

 

Davis hired as new assistant Mankato city office manager

After the promotion of the last office assistant, the City of Mankato hired Alan Davis to fill the position. Davis has worked in various office positions throughout his life, giving him approximately...

 

Remember the Red Cross Blood Drive is Friday at Nelson

Red Cross Blood Drive this Friday. at the Nelson City Auditorium.  If you have to cancel let Sally Uhrmacher know so she can schedule someone else....

 

Lawrence community sees increase in hospitalizations

The COVID-19 pandemic rages on throughout the United States. The recent increase in numbers of people with the virus has spilled over from the cities into the rural areas as well. The most recent numbers (Nov. 11, 2020) for the local four-county...

 

Esbon sponsors pumpkin decorating and carving party

Esbon's first Halloween pumpkin decorating and carving party was held Friday, at the Esbon Community Center. Jewell County children, parents and adults enjoyed this after participating in the Trunk...

 

Post Rock Extension District 2021 wheat demonstration plots

Thanks to producers in the Post Rock Extension District for serving as cooperators for the 2021 wheat demonstration plots, the district will have five wheat demonstration plots, one in each of the cou...

 

Mankato city council will hold special meeting today at 6

A special meeting of the Mankato City Council had been called for 6 p.m. today (Thursday). The council will receive and review the 2019 audit as presented by the city’s accounting firm....

 

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