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Carmen stepping back after 48 years on main street

In 1959, Carmen and Gene Bruening, along with their two little girls, moved to Superior. Gene was hired by the Superior Schools to teach industrial arts and coach various sports. Carmen stayed home to raise their daughters and later their two little... Full story

 

County board approves purchase of ballistic shields

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson, Monday. All three commissioners were present. The board approved an expenditure of up to $30,000 for the HSeriff’s departmenet to purchase ballistic shields and... Full story

 

Permission granted for wrap around benches, planters

Supporters of the Superior Community have an opportunity to join with the Superior 3000 Foundation in a project to improve and beautify the downtown business district. Earlier this year the foundation joined with the family of the late Bill Hill to...

 

Nebraska COVID-19 came down last week

Both new cases of COVID-19 and related hospitalizations dipped in Nebraska last week, mirroring a downturn nationally. The Omaha World-Herald reported on Tuesday, the weekly case count for the week ending Friday came in at 2,907, well below the...

 

Superior schools welcomed 10 new teachers

Superior schools welcomed 10 new teachers to the campus for the 2022-2023 school year....

 

Jail comes downbeat stories remain

The stories the building could tell. While the physical entity of the Nuckolls County Jail will soon be but a memory, some of the tales associated with the structure will linger on far into the future...

 
 By Gloria Schlaefli    News    August 18, 2022 

Barn painting rescued from Colorado antique shop

About a month ago Neil Bouray received a call from a friend in Colorado who happened upon a painting in an antique shop that caught his eye and wondered if Neil would be interested in having it. The painting was of a rural setting that featured the...

 

Dr.Walker to focus on Mankato

Dr. Walker, who has been practicing medicine for 35 years, will officially retire from Belleville Medical Center Sept. 1, 2022. After that, he will be focusing on his patients in Mankato with office hours on the first four Thursdays in the month and...

 

Mankato City Council met Aug. 2

The regular meeting of the Mankato City Council was called to order by Mayor Justin Schoonover Aug. 2. Councilmen present were: Kevin Ost, George Hennion, Rodney Payne and Lyle Dauner. Councilman Becker was absent. Also present were Darrell Miller,...

 

Road work to affect Lovewell State Park

Jewell County Road Department plans to remove a deteriorating bridge and replace with a road tube, just south of the Y Road and 250 Road intersection (entrance to Lovewell State Park). The work is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 23, and is expected to...

 

Commissioners answer home health services question

The Jewell County Commissioners met Aug. 1. Commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck and Keith Roe were present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, also attended the meeting. John Ross requested more information on the home health services. The...

 

School board hires personnel

President Kenny Mizner called the regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order Monday, Aug. 8. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Marc Grout, Bobi Fogo, Justin Angleton, Brandon Hollerich, Wayne Frost, Brenden Wirth, Rex Boley,...

 

Re-enactment Day was well attended

The numbers are still being calculated for the Oregon Trail Re-enactment Day at Oak. Four re-enactment tours were held. The Eubank presentation was a popular event. Gina Rhoads and Cindy Pierce (great-great granddaughters of Lucinda Eubank)...

 

Rodeo helps raise funds for cancer patients

Linda Hepler has been told she's a miracle, and she knows it. In 2019, she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and given three months to live. Three and a half years later, she's still on this earth. The Hastings, Neb., woman's cancer spread from he...

 

Friday evening marked the end of summer

Friday evening marked the end of summer for Nelson youth as the swimming pool season came to an end. The Lady Raider volleyball team took advantage of the day and visited the pool for some...

 

Delia Burger, Lawrence, receives degree

Delia Angel Burger of Lawrence was among 626 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during a combined graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Burger earned a bachelor of...

 

Postcard bill expected to affect Nuckolls County

This year the budget adoption process for Superior Public Schools will be different from previous years as required by LB 644 also known as the postcard bill. Supt Kobza expects Superior Public School will be required to participate in a joint Nuckol... Full story

 

Byron Bash offers activities for all ages

The Byron Bash held Friday and Saturday featured activities for all ages. The celebration began Friday night with a cornhole tournament for the adults and an "Extreme Foam Party" for the youngsters...

 

Donated cabinets being installed in auditorium

The Superior Auditorium catering kitchen has much need for cabinets being installed. Steve Fox, committee member, reported the group had solicited donations of used cabinets. They received two...

 

Construction of park memorial receives go-ahead

Monday evening the Superior City Council cleared the way and work will soon begin to construct a memorial in Lincoln Park to two of the people who lost their lives in tragic shooting episode during last fall’s harvest at the Agrex elevator. The...

 

Vesty Center Fire

Repair of the awning above the entrance to the Vestey Center turned out to be a bit more exciting than expected when the Superior Volunteer Fire Department had to be called last Wednesday afternoon....

 

Jewell Co. Voters buck state trend

The turnout in Jewell County was strong as it was across Kansas when voters went to the polls to cast their primary election ballots on Tuesday, Aug. 2. There were two issues of primary concern in Jewell County. One involved the selection of the...

 

Sandra Wick receives national honors at the 2022 NACAA

Sandra L. Wick, K-State Research and Extension, Post Rock District, crop production agent was recently recognized, along with her KSU NW Extension Agriculture Agent team, as a National Finalist at the 2022 National Association of County Agricultural...

 

Kate Gurka joins Rock Hills as a bus driver

Readers of the Jewell County Record know the name Kate Gurka as the author of the Esbon news, but she's expanding as a new bus driver for Rock Hills Schools. She will be driving a morning route for Burr Oak and is excited to start. Gurka came to...

 

Food Pantry collection at Kiers

Jewell County Health 365 is partnering with Kiers Thriftway to collect items for the food pantry throughout the month of August. Bags will be located at the front entrance of Kiers with a specified amount of groceries already picked out. This makes...

 

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