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 News    April 15, 2021 

Superior Elementary pupils raise $12,000 for Heart Fund

SES holds fund-raiser for the American Heart Association Superior Elementary School held their second annual fund-raiser for the American Heart Association. The school raised $600 for the...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Roy Drapal acquires his birthday car

Roy Drapal and his birthday car Roy Drapal was born in Fairfield in 1926. After graduating three months early from Edgar High School, he enlisted in the United States Army Air Force. He was sent to...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Communitygarage sales return after COVID block

After being cancelled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 lockdown, community-wide garage sales are returning to the calendar this year. This newspaper plans to again sponsor two such events in Superior this year. The first is just more than a week...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

DKG awards scholarship

The Alpha Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met Saturday at Deshler Lutheran School in Deshler. The meeting began with the presentation of the organization's 2021 scholarship award. Each year, Alpha...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Late report adds 11 COVID deaths to Nuckolls Co. tally

On Monday South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) reported completing COVID-19 data updates over the weekend which increased by 11 the number of COVID-19 deaths assigned to Nuckolls County. The data updates included 153 positive lab...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Mizner, Duffy resign basketball coaching positions at USD 107

The USD No. 107 Board of Education met Monday, April 12. President Kenny Mizner called the regular meeting to order . Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brandon Hollerich, Lori Slate, Lori Yelken, Marc Grout, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers, Janet Higer, Nick...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Physical Therapy expands in new area

The physical therapy department at Jewell County Hospital was moved into a new home inside of the newly constructed area of the hospital in late October. The new therapy department features a waiting room and reception area, private office for the...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

County exceeds March Month goal

Donations helped 2021 Jewell County Match Month reach a total of $55,549.11. With the more than double match from Dane G. Hansen of $75,000, the total calculated to $130,549.11 for the Jewell County Community Foundation unrestricted fund. This...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

OCCK Transportation offers online ride scheduling option

Riders are now able to use the online reservation form found under “Ride” on the website at www.salinacity go.com to schedule rides. Previously, the only option was by phone. “We’ve been working hard to improve the quality of service and...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Meet Lavernia Peters

As a graduate of the Class of 1964, Lavernia Peters, the mayor of Formoso, was in one of the last two classes of Montrose School before it closed in 1965. Peters was born and raised 10 miles from...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Token Transit mobile ticketing program is launched

OCCK Transportation has formed a partnership with Token Transit to provide a no-contact fare paying option. Token Transit is a mobile ticketing program that allows customers to ride all OCCK Transportation services and pay the fare, without touching...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    April 15, 2021 

The debate over masking in the schools

The community has been “a buzz” about removing the Sandy Creek and Lawrence-Nelson Schools’ mask requirements. Being the curious person I am, I decided to dig in and find out what all the fuss was about. I spoke to quite a few people and left q...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

City of Nelson holds Council meeting

The City of Nelson held its regularly scheduled council meeting on Monday. It was a typical meeting. The role was called. The minutes of the last meeting approved. Tom Murray and John Price have retir...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Health department pauses J&J vaccine inoculations for now

On Tuesday South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) paused administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following CDC and FDA recommendations. Earlier that day,...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Brodstone moves forward with construction

Brodstone Memorial Hospital continues to move forward with the facility expansion. This expansion will provide a state of the art emergency room, new patient rooms, chemo infusion suites and a healing garden. Crews have spent the last several months...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Knights of Columbus Charity continues

The St. Stephen Council 1906 of the Knights of Columbus met for their monthly meeting last Thursday at the Sacred Heart parish church hall. Among the business of the organization a couple charitable action were completed. Thanks to the generosity of...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

First Communion, 2021

With Rev. Pastor, Father Corey Harrison are Emery Ostdiek (left) and Kynlee Peterson. Helping prepare the students were Father Harrison and Barb Janda. The Catholic parishes of northwestern Nuckolls and southwestern Clay counties held First Holy...

 
 News    April 15, 2021 

Rock Hills seniors who attended prom

Rock Hills seniors who attended prom are (back row, from left, ) Kole Vance, Tristyn Brown, Cadern Slate, (third row) Davion McDonald, Jerrod Gillett, (second row) Mason Higer, Kenny Sterling, Tanner...

 

Fire departments battle fires in neighboring communities

Sunday afternoon the Formoso and Superior volunteer fire departments were called to fight fires in the neighboring communities along the former Santa Fe railroad line. While the Formoso department...

 

Nuckolls Co. Board contracts for 84 bridge inspection

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 approved a bridge inspection contract with Mainelli, Wagner and...

 

COVID positivity rate declines this week

When it comes to COVID-19, the South Heartland Health District has encouraging news to report this week. With three COVID-19 vaccines widely available in Nebraska, the department can foresee the day when other issues capture a greater share of the...

 

2 counties organize emergency committee

A Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is being organized to jointly serve Nuckolls and Webster counties. The committee will be composed of community representatives who have an interest in hazardous materials safety. As a group they are tasked...

 
 By Sandra Foote    News    April 8, 2021

Park staff inspecting deteriorating equipment

Safety and update concerns at Superior City Parks By Sandra Foote The Superior park employees look for safety issues when it comes to the parks’ play sets. They are fixed and the screws are tightened to maintain the structural function of the park...

 

Superior Mothers Club sponsors Easter egg hunt at Lincoln Park

The Superior Mothers Club is a long-established Superior institution. The group has been active for more than 50 years. It has gone through various incarnations over the years but its mission has...

 
 By Sheila Lorence    News    April 8, 2021

Jewell County communities hold Easter Egg Hunts

It was a busy day for the children in Jewell County on Saturday. There were Easter Egg Hunts at Formoso, Mankato, Burr Oak, Esbon and Jewell. Children attending ranged in age from a few months to fift...

 

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