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BMH unveils new video this week

Brodstone Memorial Hospital in partnership with Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation launched a new promo video this week. The video detailed the cause of the 2020 Harvest Moon Gala, the past successes of the hospital and foundation and the future...

 

Innovation Studio stops in Superior

Vicki Perrie, director of the Superior Public Library, has been waiting for months for Library Innovations Studios to come to town. It is soon to be available at the library. Plans were for the studio to be in Superior in June but one of the...

 

Foundation honors business owners

Superior 3000 Foundation has selected Luke and Natalie Meyers, owners of Meyers Aerial Service, as winners of the 2020 Superior 3000 Foundation's Entrepreneur of the Year award. Among many other...

 

Road crew will have new salt spreader for winter

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the county courthouse, Nelson, Monday. All three commissioners were present. The agenda was light. The board approved the purchase of a salt spreader for the...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    September 24, 2020 

New events for Jewell's Corn Show!

In 2020, Jewell’s Sesquicentennial Year, the annual Corn Show has added a couple of new events. One will be the First Annual Cornhole Tournament and the other is a demonstration of Cowboy Action Shooting by Jewell native, Travis Cady. Cornhole...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    September 24, 2020 

Auction-new event

Something new for the 2020 Jewell Corn Show will be an auction. The auction will consist of three items donated to the Jewell Chamber of Commerce in honor of Jewell's Sesquicentennial. Mark Baxa,...

 

Formoso completes playground project

The Formoso community has completed their main play set at the park. The play equipment was made possible by donations from the Jewell County community through a ProjectWeKan.com crowdfunding...

 

From Principal Dana Epley's office

Teacher spotlight Mrs. Alber and her kindergarten students spent the first week learning the expectations in the different areas of the school. They searched the school for “Pete the Cat’s” footprints to review how to be safe, respectful, and...

 

L-N schools adjust activity schedules

Life in the pandemic continues to be far from normal. A number of Lawrence-Nelson school district activities planned for this week and next have either been cancelled or postponed. Starting on Monday, a junior-high football game at Red Cloud and a...

 

Spending up; levy declines

Members of the Superior Board of Education met Monday evening after two public hearings: one to review the budget and the other to set the final tax request. Forty-five minutes was allowed for the budget hearing and 15 for the final tax request. Sinc...

 

Superior raising rates for utility customers

There was a combination of good news and bad for Superior residents when the Superior City Council met Monday night. The good news surrounds the budget for the coming fiscal year. No one from the public was present to speak either for or against the...

 

County museum will remain closed until at least 2021

The Nuckolls County Museum, Superior, will remain closed through the end of 2020. The board of directors made the decision, Monday, based on input from the South Heartland Health District. Exterior...

 

Weather Service warns of smoke settling to surface

Unusual seems to be the norm this year. Not only has our social life been turned upside down by the COVID so has our weather, though we probably can’t blame the unsual weather on the pandemic. Tuesday afternoon the National Weather Service issued...

 

Trail camera photographs young elk near Guide Rock

Kevin Daehling has captured pictures of coyotes, bobcats, raccoons, opposums, badgers, a red fox and once in awhile a beaver, on his trail cameras but Friday he could hardly believe what showed up on...

 

DHM moves to Phase 4, COVID death reported

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 28 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday through Monday, bringing the cumulative total number of cases in the four-county health district to 574. All 28 new cases are Adams...

 

Rock Hills Board talks about the start of school

The Board of Education for USD No. 107 met in the meeting room at the district office for the Sept. 14 meeting. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Lori Yelken, Rex Boley and Janet Higer. Guests present were...

 

Hansen Foundation offers grant for childcare centers

The Dane G Hansen Foundation has announced a new, 5-year pilot initiative for licensed childcare centers in Northwest Kansas. NW Kansas Cares for Kids includes three new grant opportunities for childcare centers that meet the following criteria: Lice...

 

Mankato Chamber discusses downtown Trick-or-Treat event

The Mankato Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting took place last Wednesday at the Buffalo Roam. The Highway 36 Treasure Hunt will take place today through Sunday. The chamber will once again hold the Garage Sale Mall at the city building. So far...

 

205 students enrolled at Lawrence-Nelson

This year’s enrollment figures for Lawrence- Nelson Schools are relatively consistent with recent years. Grades K-6 have a total enrollment of 94 students. The breakdown per class in elementary are 20 students in kindergarten; first grade, 12...

 

Reminder of deadline

The deadline to submit articles and photos for the paper is Monday at noon. Please have submissions emailed or left in the dropbox at the Locomotive Gazette office in Nelson by this time. As always, we will do our best to publish anything received...

 

Nuckolls Co. adds 11th COVID case

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported five new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday through Monday, bringing the cumulative total number of cases in the four-county health district to 527. By county, the cumulative...

 

Nuckolls Co. accepting ballot requests

Though it seems like the national political conventions were only a few days ago, the 2020 general election is less than two months away and the newspapers are filled with stories about the election and the voting rules that will be followed this yea...

 

Weather makes life interesting here

When it comes to weather, area residents certainly have something to talk about though our extremes are not as great as they have been in Denver. After having weekend temperatures top the 100 degree...

 

Ashlei Roesti is new Community Action coordinator

The retirement of Jana Chase, after more than 25 years of service, created an opportunity for a new community services coordinator at the Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska office in...

 

Jewell County Hospital board accepts county's offer for clinic deadline

The Jewell County Commisioners met Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk was also preent. For the office head meeting, the following were present; Don Jacobs, sheriff;...

 

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