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 News    July 30, 2020 

Retirement party honors Ilene Eickmann at Manor

Thursday afternoon several of the residents at Superior Manor gathered to honor Eileen Eickmann on her retirement as manager and owner of the complex. Janet Harig and others served cake, ice cream,...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Agree Buying Land for Grain Storage Expansion

All signs are pointing toward another expansion of Superior’s Agrex elevator. Monday evening representatives of the elevator company, Darin Koepke and Eric Krotzinger, met with members of the Superior City Council and reviewed the company plans....

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Superior cruise night returns at 7 Friday

Rain showers in the forecast may cause some participants to leave the tops up on their convertibles and their motorcycles at home but hopefully the showers will not be heavy enough to wash out the July Cruise Night set for downtown Superior this...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Can Care-a-Van coming to Superior

The 10/11 Can Care-a-Van has been helping to feed Nebraskans since 1988. While much has changed over the past three decades, hunger has persisted. That need keeps Nebraskans coming out year after year to help stock the shelves of their local food...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Superior's the place for bargain hunters

Bargain hunters will converge on Superior the coming two Saturdays and business owners and residents to join to offer some spectacular deals in the fresh air where it will be easier to maintain social distancing. First in the line-up will be the...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Former Superior resident returning for youth rally

A former Superior resident, Ty Betka, is returning to his hometown to speak at a youth rally planned for 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Superior High School Gym. The rally is open to area students who will be in grades 6 through 12 when school...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Superior seeking funds for sidewalks

Generally the Superior City Council has a light agenda for the last meeting of the month. That wasn’t the case this week. In addition to discussing the all but certain expansion of the Agrex elevator (See related story on this page) the council...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

July 11-12 party at Lovewell Lake Blame for COVID cluster spread

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials are investigating a large cluster of COVID cases and exposures associated with multiple events. Some of the cases were reported by SHDHD earlier and some are newly identified. The cases in...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Medicaid Expansion is available to Nebraska Residents

Approximately 94,000 Nebraskans are expected to be eligible for Nebraska’s Medicaid expansion program, known as Heritage Health Adult. Many Nebraskans previously unable to apply for health insurance will now be qualified for coverage this year....

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Polls open Tuesday

Kansas voters will be going to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the statewide primary election. This edition of the Jewell County newspaper contains the sample ballots, voter instructions and the locations of the voting places. To reduce...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Stormy Sunday drenches this area

Mother Nature took dead aim on Nuckolls and Jewell counties Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning. The thunder began rolling across Superior in the afternoon. The rains came soon afterwards. When...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Lost Creek log Jam

Debris became trapped under Superior's Eighth Street bridge after a torrential downpour Sunday evening. A contractor was expected to remove the log jam Wednesday as more rain was forecast across the...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Blue-green algae watch lifted at Lovewell Lake

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has lifted the blue-green algae watch for Lovewell Reservoir. Blooms are unpredictable. They can develop...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

USD No. 107 board prepares for 2020-2021 school year

President Kenny Mizner called the July 13 regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order at the meeting room at the district office. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth, Marc Grout, Lori Slate, Lori Yelken, Brandon Holl...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Fiber Optics in Mankato

Fiber obits cable was strung this week in the alley behind the Mankato Post Office....

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Rain Flooded Areas of Jewell County

This picture is from Augustus and Carrie Vanmeter's front yard Sunday night. "Our garden is down beside the big tree on the left side of the picture," Carrie said, "It was completely under water....

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Lawrence-Nelson Graduation will not be open to public

Saturday the Lawrence-Nelson Class of 2020 will finally be able to have their graduation ceremony. This event will not be open to the public. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, all of those in attendance must be registered by the graduate. Each...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Lawrence EMT Squad has busy six months

Rural Nebraska is populated by small towns and farms. Medical service is not always just a couple of miles away. However, rural Nebraska is also blessed by residents who know the meaning of the word “volunteer.” A good number of these volunteers...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Kohmetscher lands hole-in-one at Lawrence tourney

A one person scramble was held at Lawrence Country club Sunday with 28 golfers competing. It was a hot and sticky Sunday. Scores came in showing some great golfing. Winning the tournament was Wayne...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

CCC to return to in-class instruction for fall semester

Central Community College has made plans for the 2020-21 academic year in consideration to the COVID-19 pandemic. The school ended the previous year by conducting all instruction remotely, except for labs and other courses that required a hands-on ap...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

SHDHD investigating large cluster of COVID-19 cases

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials are investigating a large cluster of COVID cases and exposures associated with multiple events. Some of the cases were reported by SHDHD earlier and some are newly identified. The cases in...

 
 News    July 30, 2020 

Brad Kohmetscher was baptized

Brad Kohmetscher, Father Harrison holding Kasen and Emily Kohmetscher following baptism. Kasen Alan Kohmetscher, son of Brad and Emily Kohmetscher of Lawrence, was baptized into the Catholic faith on...

 

COVID-19 cases increasing; now have 6 in Nuckolls Co.

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 14 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday through Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the 4-county health district to 381. By county, the new totals are 325 in Adams, 40...

 

Brodstone Hospital schedules more COVID-19 testing days

Brodstone Memorial Hospital continues to be a site host for the TestNebraska program. Multiple testing dates have taken place at the facility and more were announced this week. Nebraska residents are...

 

Brodstone Hospital has offered chemotherapy service since April

Chemotherapy is a familiar process to Brodstone Memorial Hospital's two pharmacists, Shannon Short and Austin Farnstrom. Short, who has been working at Brodstone since 2012, is a board certified...

 

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