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Classifieds Phone 402-879-3291 or 785-378-3191 or come to 148 E. Third in Superior or 111 E. Main in Mankato to place your ad. ATTEND COLLEGE online from home. Medical, business, paralegal, accounting, criminal justice Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. Call 1-888-220-3977 or visit online at 15 AAA $299 per month. Available for government loans to new home buy- ers. $0 down if you own land or family land! Cash in on $8,000 tax credit! Easy qualification. Call for free pre- qalification. 785-537-8111. 15 AIRLINES ARE hiring - Train for high paying aviation maintenance career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Housing available. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 1- 888-349-5387 15 16-Misc. for Sale FIREWOOD. Split ash and oak. 402- 879-5013. 16-5-2c ONE-TON chain hoist for sale. 402- 879-3915. 16-4-3p SEVERAL USED big-screen HD TVs with warranty. Dick's TV, Mankato, Kan., 785-378-3123. 16-47-tfc MILEAGE BOOKS for sale from Su- perior Publishing Co. Help keep track of travel expenses for the I.R.S. 16-38-tfp HOT TUBS by Nordic, in stock and ready for delivery at Dick's T.V. and Furniture, Mankato, Kan., 785-378- 3123. 16-28-tfc CASTLE GIFTS, offering items from home decor, garden, holiday, yard inflatables and more, at discount prices. Most not in stores. Free ship- ping. Go to m. 16 TIME HAS run out. Must sell four bedroom manufactured home. Owner will finance. Must move to your land. 785-841-4887. 24 HOUSE FOR sale: 803 E. Second Superior, Neb., two-bedroom, sb garages. 402-469-0521. 24-4-tfc 26-Notice THE NUCKOLLS County Immuniza- tion Clinic (for ages two-months to 1 years) will be held the seconc Wednesday at United Methodisl Church, 448 N. Kansas, Superior, Neb. from 2-4 p.m. Bring immuniza- tion(records. A $5 donation is per child is requested. Please call head for appointment, 402-879-3910. Sponsored by Brodstone Memorial Home Health Care. 26-5-oamc 36-Thank You, THANK YOU to Dr. Lesiak and the staff at Brodstone Memorial Hospital following my surgery. Thanks to ev- eryone for the phone calls and cards and most of all, to my family. Jean Michael. 36-5-1c GAYLEN AND I would like to say thank you for the prayers, cards, calls, well wishes, food and many acts of kindness during the past few weeks after Gaylen's knee surgery and our grandson's accident. We are so very blessed to have such kind and caring family and friends. Thank you to Pas- tor Steve for being with us. May God bless each of you. Jackie Cox. 36-5-1c Obituaries Jeffrey Ogle Jeffrey Albert Ogle. 69. of Hickman. formerly of Festus. Me., died last Wednesday in Lincoln Neb. Mr. Ogle was born June 14. 1940. in St. Louis. He was the son of Albert Thomas and Mac Cecilia (Boyer) Ogle. Festus. Me. Jeff worked at the Chrysler assem- bly plant in Fenton. Me.. United Nuclear in Hematite. Me.. and was a stock, $995 to $3,995. Town Center Showcase 2645 O Street, Lincoln, Neb., 1-800-869-0406 or visit online at Wedeliver. FORGET CHOCOLATES! Over 100 new and pre-owned pianos up to 50 percent off. Easy financing available. Hurry, sales ends Feb. 13th. Mid- America Piano, Manhattan. 1-800-950-3774. SHIPPING CONTAINERS: 20x8x8; 40xS,x8; 48x8.5x9.5; 53x8.5x9.5. Camlock doors, hardwood floors sup- port forklift. Delivery available. 1-785- 655-9430' Solomon. Visit online at for complete web listing, photos, specs, pricing. .................................... retired carman inspector with the Mis- HOT TUBS, January clearance, 30 in souri Pacific and Burlington Northern 21-Feed and Seed FOR. SALE: Alfalfa, brome, prairie hay, small square bales, shedded. Rex Freeman, Mankato, Kan., 785- 545-6049. 12-4-2p 22-Vehicles LOOKING FOR the classic car. truck or motorcycle of your dreams? Go to www.midwestclassiccars corr'. Lt's your midwest connection to classic vehicles for sale. Need to sell a classic vehicle? For only $25, your ad. with photos wil run until sold! Call this newspaper (402-879-3291) today for more information or call 1-800-369- 2850. 22 FOR SALE: 125 usea van bodies. Some with lifts. All sizes and prices. Michael's Truck Sales. 402-466-8388. 23-Recreational FOR SALE: 10-ft. slide-in pickup camper, always shedded, brand name Mobile:traveler, water, 110 hookups, self contained bathroom with stool shower and sink. Kitchen has cabi- nets, range with oven, sink with water on demand, refrigerator works with gas or 110. Also, hot water heater, cab-ovei" sleeper and four hydraulic jacks. Call 402-879-3521. 23-4-2p 24-Real Estate OWNER FINANCING. Doublewide three bedroom. Will move. Land avail- able. Reasonable down. 785-862- 0321. Call to prequalify! It's free! We own the bank! Doublewides- modulars. 1-800-375-3115. 24 Santa Fe Railroads. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and Missouri Air National Guard. He was a member of American Legion Post 253. tile International and Nebraska Pontiac Clubs. the Elks. and a life member of the NRA. He is survived by his wife of 46 ears. Joan Hills Ogle of Hickman: a daughter Mrs, Mahlon Bowling (Brenna), Lincoln, Neb.; a son. Joshua Albert Ogle, Hickman: two brothers: Paul and Tim Ogle. both of Festus: and two sisters-in-law, Donna Ramey, Mankato. and Eleanor Hills. Albuquer- que. N.M. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother. Thomas Ogle. His funeral was Monday at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date. Mike Modlin Mike Steven Modlin. 56. was born Nov. 19. 1953, to Don and Mary tMorton) Modlin, at Smith Center. He died Jan. 23 at his home in Burr Oak. After graduating fi'om Burr Oak High Schoo, ae attended Fort Hays on a football sc holarshi p. Mike transferred to Beloit Vocational Technical School to complete his education after a year at Hays. His was a farmer-stockman, school bus driver, high school girls' basket- ball coach, junior high football and basketball coach and a lifelong mere- Use the Classifieds, they work! Blue Valley Lutheran "Homes Society, Inc The Blue Valley Care Home is seeking part-time LPN Nghtand part-time evening shift and full time C.N.A. Night shift. Benefits are health, dental, life insurance, flex spending and pension plan for full time. Wages based on experience; double pay for holidays and differential pay f0r evening,nights and weekends shiftS. : : Attn: Ardith Maschmann 220 Park Avenue Hebron, NE 68370 402-768-3900 Fax 402-768- 3901 An Equal OpportUnity Employer 5 -4c ber of the United Methodist Church, Burr Oak. He married the late Gwen Huck in 1981. She preceded him in death in 1997. He is survived by his children: Tanya Lou. Wichita, Cole Dean (Ma- rine CorpL and Chad Steven of the home; parents. Don and Mary Modlin, Burr Oak; sisters, Mrs. Jim Harding (Jerry) and Mrs. Mark Musser (Sylvia); and a brother, Charlie Modlin. His funeral was held SaturdaY at the Rock Hills High School Gymnastum, Mankato, with Pastor Dan Dempsey officiating. Casket bearers were Lynn Scarrow. Quentin Underwood, Gary Garman. Curt'is Ernst, Ralph Stepp and Robert Johnson. Interment was in the Burr Oak Cemetery, Burr Oak. Melby Mortuary, Mankato. was in charge of arrangements. Richard Stansbury Richard Lee Stansbury Sr.. 54, Smith Center. diedMonday at his home. His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at S immons-Rentschler Mortu- ary with Pastor Lance McDowell offi- ciating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Friends may sign the book Thursday from 3 until 8 p.m. at Simmons-Rentschler Mortuary, the casket will remain closed. Merle Blew Merle Owen Blew, the son of Clarence and Golden Daisy (Busick) Blew. was born at home in Pretty Prai- rie, Kan.. on Nov, 12. 1932. He died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at Republic County Hospital, Belleville. Kan., at the age of 77 years, two months and 15 days. Merle. the only boy among tour sisters, spent his elementary years at Rivcrton Grade School. belore the family moved to Jewell County to farm. He graduated from Burr Oak High School in 1951. Merle en- tered the United States Army on March 12. 1953. He was a heavy machine gunner with M Co. 21st Infantry Regiment: 24th Infantry Division. achieving the rank of staff sergeant. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was awarded the Korean Service Medal. National De- fense Service Medal. the United Na- tions Service Medal and Good Con- duct Medal. Following his discharge in 1955. Merle returned home and w+.s part of the construcnon crew that built Lovewell Lake. He was united in mar- riage to Jean (Garman) and her chil- dren. Linda and Larry, on Nov. 12. 1956. in Burr Oak. Kan. To this union was born one son. Mark. The young family moved to Pittsburg where he attendelipitsburg, CQllege  on the G. I. Bill, takii@ machi iraining and weld- ing. They returned to Jewell County, where Merle purchased a blacksmith shop that had been in business since the early 1900s. It had a dirt floor and a beautiful rose garden. He constructed a new buildingto house MankatoWeld- ing and Machine (MWM) In 1964, Merle and his brother-in-law. Boyd Silsby, fbrmed a partnership and the shop continued to grow and expand through the 1990s. Merle was full of ideas that were developed and products that were built. including stock racks, cattle panels, trailers and dozer blades. Later. hy= draulic cylinder stops were made shipped throughout the United States. Merle was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post 7830,Elks Lodge. Jewell County Historical Society (where he was in- volved for many years with the annual Help Wanted Full time rogator operator needed Position offers excellent benefits and retirement. Contact: Arthur L. Thompson Randall Farmers Co-op Union Randall, Kan. phone: 785-739-2312 4-4c threshing bee) and was on the Mankato City Councillor eight years. He was also a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church. Merle and Jean instilled in their children a strong work ethic. This work ethic was also instilled in his grand- sons, Jeremy and Nathan Page, while working alongside their grandpa dur- ing the summer months. Merle was a devoted grandfather and loved teasing his grandsons. He was thrilled about living to see the birth of five reat- grandchildren, and was honoredwith one of his twin great-grandson's being named after him (Brody Owen.) Merle was able to spend this past Ioliday season surrounded by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded .in death by his parents andhis son. Mark. in 2009. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Jean: his daughter. Linda Beckwith. Manhattan. Kan.: a son, Larry Blew. Formoso, Kan.: grand- sons. Jeremy Page and wife, Trinette. and children, Shelby, Mason and Brody, Joplin. Mo.. Nathan Page and children. Gram and Spencer. Manhat- tan. Kan.: sisters. Donna Silsb. Man- kato. Kan., Doris Long and husband Howard. Cold Creek. Colo.. Margaret Patton and husband. Andy, Lafayette. Colo.. Melba Johnson. Auburn. Kan.: many nieces and nephews. Merle also leaves behincl the respect and friend- ships of many friends. His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday, Feb: 4, 2010 i, at the Harmony United Methodist Church. Mankato. with Pastor Tessa Zehring officiating. Organist will be Pat Grout. Music will be presented by Jon and Rosalie Menhusen and Allen and Elaine Smith hmrnment will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Mankato. Military honors will be presented by United States Army Honor Guard. Ft. Riley, Kan. The family suggests memorials to ,V.F.W. Post No. 7830. or Harmony United Methodist Church. both of Mankato, Kansas Melby Mortuary, Mankato was in charge of arrangements. --l,u d  ,tllu nr a -. I Jewell Co. Memories 100 Years Ago There is a plan to build a sidewalk from Jewell City to the west cemetery. R.L. McDaniel is tle first man in Jewell County who has had the nerve to pay $100 an acre for a 165 acre farm. He bought C.V. Beeler's place, two miles north of Jewell for $16.750. In four grades of the Mankato school there has been no tardiness in half a year. Three cars of wheat were wrecked between Jamestown and Concordia. and every member of the wrecking crew were fired because they gathered up the sweepings in sacks and sold them at the Wetmore Elevator. 90 Years Ago Hugh Harrison so Id 149 dozen eggs in January. There are eight to 10 different dis- eases spreading through the county. A nine-rnonth-olct son of Mr. and Mrs. Merton Moshier died. He was buried Sunday but his parents were too ill to attend. The postmaster sai d no mail is acceptable at the office from houses that are quarantined for contagious dis- eases. Sweet Home School is closed because of ill ness. 70 Years Ago Two-hundred attend the annual Kansas Day Banquet held at the Jewell High School auditorium. Cyrus Gaston. 94, a Civil War Vet- eran. died at his farm south of Glen Elder. He was the first county superin- tendent/'or Mitchell County. New car tags must be purchased by Feb. 2 or pay a 50 cent penalty. About 150 Jewell County farm fami- lies have made application to join the FSA medical program. 60 Years Ago Wm. Sipe, the first white child born in Odessa Township, died. A historical recording made by Oate Dunsenberry said in 1870 the last main herd of buffalo touched the west side of Jewell County. The herd was esti- mated te contain 30.000 animals. Wheat is selling for $2 a bushel. Temperatures reached 60 degrees on Jan. 22 but tell to 10 degrees below zero four days later. The Formoso water tank sprung a leak and was drained to make repairs, causing a water shortage alarm. 50 Years Ago The storm left the Kenneth Bradens without electricity for l 0 I/2. The Solomon Valley Water Con- servauon and Flood Control Associa- tion met in Glasco. Plans for tile dam reservoir and Irrigation will'be devel- oped to present to Congress by 1962. The projected cost is $57 million. Gary Gardner is a new employce at Newell Implement, Mankato. Thirteen contractors who do con- servation work in Jewell County met with the Soil Conservauon Service for an all-day meeting to review 1960 ACP docket practices. 30 Years Ago Andy Montgomery, new owner of the Mankato Livestock Commission Co.. held first sale Feb. 1. Andy and his brother. Slim will do the auctioneering. Andy has been manager of the Supe- rior Livestock Commission Company for the past 10 years. Sardra France. Burr Oak. is the new manager of the H&R Block of- rice. Mankato. The Farmway Credit Union held it's 29th annual meeting with 600 people attending. The Esbon Lions Club will observe 241h Charter Nite with the usual La- dies Nite meeting at the Legion Hall. 10 Years Ago The first female agricultural educa- tion teacher at Mankato High School is now on duty. A hometowner. Kristm Ruthstrom. recentl) assumed these du- ties along with being F FA advisor. Gary Tordrup is now serving as Jewell County Extension Ag Agent. Approximately 150 people attended the Jewell County Conservation Dis- trict meeting. A fire in Jamestown early Friday destroyed, two buildings and damaged Household -\\; Consignment Auction Wednesday, March 24 Nuckolls County Fairgrounds Nelson, Neb. Please call our office to consign items/ Advertising deadline will be Monday, March 8 MIKKF, I.EN I',E00 ESTAT]; elling the earth & everything on it since 1963 I1l00' t" r 356 E. Third :  The_i[,,,1.,,l,,City of  ffiS$$prhr'$:b2"6899[:464  RunRrtnr Gale Mikkelsen, 402-879-5666 Corey Mikkelsen, 402-879-1504 i" Park Board Machinery Is Now Taking Applications For ---,.-.=,--t-^n=;" nm=n * Auction Municipal Pool Manager, Assistant Manager and Life Guards POOL MANAGER REQUIREMENTS 1. Minimum Age - 19 2. Take State clinic and pass test or current pool operators certificate LIFE GUARD REQUIREMENTS 1. Minimum Age - 15 years at opening of season 2. Life Guard Certification ('Life Guard Training Available) Please include a copy of your resume with your application Applications mav be picked up at the City office at 135 W. 4th St. in Superior. Application & resum00 must be returned to the City office by Friday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. F, qual Opportunity Employer 5-3c Wednesday, March 31 # Location: Intersection of Roads BC and 3500 (1/2 mile west of Superior High School on Eighth St.) Superior, Neb. Please call our office to consign items/ Advertising deadline will be Monday, March 15 MIKKELSEN REAL ESTATE "Selling the earth & everything on it since 1963" 356 E. Third Superior, Neb. 68978 wm= Office Phone 402-879-4464 k,,.._ Gale Mikkelsen, 402-879-5666 Corey Mikkelsen, 402-879-1 504j Thursday', February 4.2010 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 7B another on the town's main street. One Year Ago The first meeting of the temporary board composed of members of USD 107 and USD 279 boards was held at the Rock Hills High School. Sixb -two people signed the registration form. Bill Wood was honored at an open house held Friday afternoon ,More than 50 people attended the open house held at the Sale Barn Care. Rock Hills High School Forensics team placed second at the Sylvan Uni- fied School meet. Spirit Sparklers and Rock Hills Cheerleaders performed during the Rock Hills boys varsity game at half time. Courthouse News Jewell County Accidents Jan. 22 at approximately 4 p.m.. on High Street in Mankato. Jerry Roesti, Mankato. was driving a 2007 Interna- tional Truck registered to Rolling Hills Electric. Mankato. and was towing a trailer hauling a pole. Roesti was turn- ing into a shop ?ard when the pole dented the front driver's side quarter panel of a parked unoccupied 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck registered to Phillip Esslinger, Mankato. Jan. 31 at approxintatel 4:10 a.m. on Highway 128 4.6 miles north of Burr Oak a truck driven by Nathan A. McMains, Burr Oak. was northbound when it left the roadway on the east side and overturned. The driver was injured and taken to Re public County Hospital. A passenger; Amanda M. Hajny, was also injured and taken to Republic County Hospital. Driver and occupant were not wearing seatbelts. Limited Civil Credit Management Services vs. Stanley St. John. Capital One Bank vs. Mark Shclton. Jewell County Board of County vs. K3 le E. Hanson, Domestic Jeramey St. John vs. Angela St. John. petition for divorce. Traffic Erika D. Barrett. speeding, $116. James W. Peroutek. failure to weal" seatbelt. $30. Karla J. Taylor, speeding, $116. Register of Deeds Harold D. Matous to Joan Melton. undivided interest in the Iollowing: E1/2SEI/4 Section 27. Township 5S. Range 9W. Kenneth G. Novak and Lenna K. Novak to Kenneth G. Novak. Wl/2 NW l/4.excc pt one acre square tract il] the NW corner thereof: and the W I/2 SW1/4 all in Section 14 Township 5S. Range 6W. E1/2SWl/4. Wl/2SEI/4. Wl/2NEI/4. E1/2NWl/4, all Section 14 Township 5S, Range 6W. Kenneth Novak. Carol Bouska, Robert L. Novak. Betty Lou Lyles, June Ann Boller and Li nda Kay Shulka, co-trustees of the J.D. Living Trust to Kenneth G. Novak and LennaK. Novak NI/2 SWl/4 and SWl/4 SWlN, Sec- tion 12. Township 4S, Range 6W. Jewell By Roberta Holdren Rosmary Doxon has moved from the Jewell Apartments to Sunny Slope in Beloit. Friendship Circle Club met last Tuesday at the pub. John Edwards and Karen Moyer have returned to their home after some time in the Mitchell County Hospital. Work on the four-plex housing is progressing. This week they were working on the roof. George Seamans visited his mother. Jeanine Seamans. Mankato firemen use Jaws of Life Mcntbers of the Mankato Vohm- teer Fire Department were called to an accident around 4:30 a.ln. Monday. The Jaws of Life was used. Later that day at 5:30 p.m.. they responded to a ditch fire approximately seven and one- half miles west of Mankato (m High- way 36. Rock Hills junior high boys finish basketball season The Rock Hills junior high boys finished their regular basketball sea- son last week with two home gaines. hosting Southern Cloud on Monday and Pike Valley on Thursday. The varsity boys were defeated by Southern Cloud. 43-33. Leading scor- ers were Chanse Copple 12 and Lane Wilon II points. Leading rebounder was Chanse Copple with six. lit the game with Pike Valley the varsity boys won by a score of43-17. Leading stats were Chanse Copple 16 points. Joel Broeckehnan six points and six steals: Dewm Freeman six points, four re- bounds and four steals: Logan Schwcrman six points. Thc junior wlrsity boys.coachcd by Jamie Harvey, finished with two wins and an undo-feared 8-0 season. They played Southern Cloud and won 39- 22. Leading stats were Samuel Flmn 20 points: Logan Scl3werman eight points, six rebounds: Weston Wagner Six rebounds: T,'enton Milchcll five rebounds. The JV boys beat Pike Val- ley 42-13. with Sclawerman the top scorer with 13 noints and five rebounds. Part-time Looking for a great job in a professional environment? Then great things are on the horizon! Horizon Bank is looking for an enthusiastic, customer ori- ented individual to fill a part-time retail banking position. Qualified applicants will be able to work a flexible day-time schedule, Monday - Friday and possess a willingness to pro- vide exceptional customer service to Horizon Bank clients. Interested candidates should complete an application in person at 328 N. Central Ave.. Superior, Neb., during regular business hours. Horizon Bank is a family-owned financial institution with over 100 years of history serving the customers of Nebraska. Horizon Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 00BANK 328 N Central Ave., Superior, Neb. 402479-4788 +x. Beyond A Shadow of a doubt... Classifieds Work! Join the hundreds of advertisers who sell unneeded merchandise through the classifieds. ($3.00 minimum for 10 words or less) Deadline Tuesday 4 p.m. Plus you can find handy persons, jobs, apartments, cars and of course BARGAINS! You can count on classifieds. 148 W 3rd Superior, Neb. 402-879-3291