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 News    May 6, 2021 

Volunteers contribute $55,000 to hospital

Nifty Thrifty made a generous donation of $55,000 to the Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation in August of 2020. The Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation recently used these funds to purchase new surgical equipment for the hospital. This...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Nuckolls Co. goes 14 days without a new COVID case

Monday night, Michele Bever, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) director, reported 24 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the prior seven days (April 27-May 3), bringing the cumulative number of cases in the four-county health district to...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Look up when entering high school art room

It has become a tradition for the senior class members of Melody Rempe’s art classes at Superior High School to paint a class ceiling panel. If one cranes their neck upward as they walk the corridor leading to the art classroom, they are greeted...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Superior planning to hold Victorian festival

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, it’s time to look forward to Superior’s Lady Vestey Victorian festival. The annual event was cancelled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event returns this year. Area residents and businesses...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Nuckolls Co. seniors graduate Saturday

Superior High School will graduate its 134th class Saturday, in the high school gymnasium. The ceremony for the 25 seniors is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Each graduate is allowed to have 10 guests in attendance. Masks are mandatory. The Superior...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Board pondering salary raises for county employees

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting, Monday, at the county courthouse in Nelson. All three commissioners were present. The board worked through a light agenda. Jim Bolte, road department foreman,...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Yard of the Month

Nominations for the Yard of the Month award must be received at the Superior Chamber of Commerce office by Monday. Nominations can be made by calling or emailing the Chamber office. The e mail address is [email protected]

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

November date set for Brodstone Gala

Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation revealed plans for the fourth annual Harvest Moon Gala this week. The in-person event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Superior Auditorium. In 2020, because of COVID-19 restrictions, the event was held...

 
 By Gloria Schlaefli    News    May 6, 2021 

Sunflowers are popping up in Burr Oak

Sunflowers are popping up everywhere in Burr Oak these days. In fact there are 150, one of a kind, primitive art created sunflowers up and down the main street of Burr Oak. All the sunflowers were...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Jensen has been playing guitar since age 9

Tom Jensen acquired an abiding love of music as a young child growing up in Oak and Nelson. He was raised in a home which was filled with music. His mother was an accomplished pianist with a liking...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

RHHS graduation Saturday

The Rock Hills High School Class of 2021 have their graduation ceremony, Saturday, at 2 p.m., in the high school gymnasium. Masks are requested but not required. Senior Day is Friday. The seniors take this opportunity to announce their postgraduate...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Man charged after Jewell stabbing

At 1:19 Saturday morning officers with the Jewell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call telling of a stabbing victim in Jewell. Officers arrived in Jewell to find a man with a single knife wound to his chest. The victim was transported...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Former Formoso resident will portray Marion Sloan Russell

Five times Marion traveled the Santa Fe Trail before age 21. Marion Sloan Russell enjoyed telling about her adventures on the Santa Fe Trail with her mother and brother. Along the trail she is known as "Maid Marion" as her first trip began as a...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

JC Commissioners finalize April business

The Jewell County commissioners met last Monday with commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk present. The following were present for the office head meeting: Nora Rhoades, Post Rock Extension director;...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Jewell County Cinema, Inc. discusses insurance

Last Monday the Jewell County Cinema, Inc. Board met via Zoom and in person. Those in attendance were Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart, Phyllis Christie, Janis McDill and Sarah Ortman. Trevor Elkins was a guest. Janis McDill said they have credit from...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Pope Francis appoints new Bishop for Colorado Springs; has ties to local area

Colorado Springs, Colo: Pope Francis named Father James Golka, a priest of the Diocese of Grand Island, Neb., as the third Bishop of Colorado Springs on last Friday. Bishop-elect Golka has served as...

 
 By Alayna Ham    News    May 6, 2021 

L-N students participate in the community cleanup

After everything getting cut short in 2020, we were thrilled to be able to do Community Cleanup Day this year! Our staff and students split into groups to tackle projects throughout Lawrence and Nelso...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Graduation Saturday at L-N High School

Lawrence-Nelson commencement exercises are at 4 p.m., Saturday in the gymnasium at Nelson. Seniors and junior ushersand greeters should arrive no later than 3 p.m., for group photos and meet in the library. The doors will be open to the public at 3...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

SHS FFA banquet

The Superior High School chapter of the FFA held their annual banquet, Thursday, at the Superior Elementary School gymnasium. The banquet had been cancelled last year because of the COVID-19...

 
 News    May 6, 2021 

Leona Korb

Leona (Margaret) McCutcheon Korb was born on May 9, 1935, on her family’s farm near Webber Kan. and died Feb. 28, 2021, in Merriam, Kan., with family and friends by her side. Margaret looked back on her youth with fond memories of growing up on...

 

Walking School Bus to run on Wednesdays

Walking School Bus to run on Wednesdays Departure time – Leaving from City Park at 7:30 am A walking school bus is a group of children (“riders”) walking to school with one or more adults (“drivers”) along a pre-planned route to school....

 

Nuckolls Co. goes another week without a new COVID-19 case

On Monday South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 30 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the previous seven days (April 18-24), bringing the cumulative number of cases in the four-county health district to 4,821. The new...

 

Intersection closes Monday

City of Superior We suspect Monday was a red letter day for the VanKirk construction company in Superior. Monday afternoon the company was awarded a $252,464.99 contract for the paving of the Superior Municipal Airport parking lot. Until now the lot...

 

Will hold Day of Prayer breakfast in Superior May 6

A week from today, Thursday, May 6, Living Faith Fellowship Church in downtown Superior will host the local National Day of Prayer breakfast. This is the 70th anniversary of the establishment of a National Day of Prayer. Designated by Congress, the...

 

Household hazardous waste collection at Nelson Saturday

There will be a household hazardous waste collection at the Nuckolls County Road Department yard, Saturday, from 3 to 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Little Blue NRD, Trailblazer RC & D, the Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners and NET. The co...

 

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