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om,s ,l,'E M in. fi0n ,t K=s= ,gS+ 148 E, Third Sireel, Superior, Nebraska 68978 A featurelof The Superior Express Thursday, April 12, 2018 Price 50 Fnl~red into Ih mail :11 Mankato. K~a.~t.~, and Superior. Nebra ska m Commissioners OK generator maintenance agreement The JewellCoumy Board rncl Mon- day wilh commK,~ionets leith R0 . Steve Greene and Mark Fleming prc~nt. Carla J. Waugh. county clerk. was aba~ Iw.-'~tnt. Shannon Meier. ambulance direc- tor. ~viewed the activity report for Ma~h with 26 tolal runs. Meier re- quested a~ executive ~ssion For 1he purpose old iscttssing confident ial data teiatit~g to financial affairs. Follow- ing the executive session and having returned to regular session, Greene moving to write off $510 08 for the t ~t quarter of .2018 for EMS. Fleming seconded, molten passed unani- anus ly. (~ris Pev t, custodian, d~,~us~d ~lling surplus light fixtures. Peter dis- cussed the Cumminsagrecmenl for Lhe generator maintenance. TI' commis,- sio~ers approved the maintenance agreement with Cummins for the gen- erator maintenance and load test. Peter also di~usse~ replacing the flag light and the commissioners approved, the replacement. Minutes of the April 2 coumy com- missioners meeting were apl~ved. Joel Elkins, general superintendent. di~UL~'Xl ~tfipmen[ *al>grades. The commissioners diseu~.~"d road con- eerTts. The commissk, ners discussed the auditors ~ggcstcd transfer. Carla Waugh reviewed the ROZ information the state provided. The|eel|an wasadjourned at I 1:10 a.m. Je ell attaint plan anmml reunion The Jewel{ High Schex~l Alumni As ~cbciation's annual reunion will Ix" May 26 Invitations have been maihxl or e-mailed to all graduates for whom an ',~ ]drcss could be located. Postings are also being made on 1he lowell Alumni Faceboak page i~tste'ad or mail- ing cards. Former students, spt~.~s, c ~'orls Of members, pasl tea.r ']'~, ad- ministratocs, employees and ~'hool I~rd members are welcome to attend Ihe event or join the Facei'xmk I~gC. A eale~,d meal will be ~rved at 6:30 p.m, in the community center tel ~owed by tke hus incss m i.~.~ i ng. '13~ 50 year class will be honoroJ: Eynda Al'~'anl Devlin. Roy Arasmilh, Stevcn Bartsch. Annette Baxa Burks, John Birdsell, Peggy Blacker Selvidge. Calvin Bohnert. Max Bu~k.~. B~nd~ Clark. Jim Dooley. William F .dwm'd.~. Connie Goldsberry Cain, Linda Griffeth Richard, Cheryl GrindoL Kerma Hcadric k Crouse+ Rcva Heiman Huffed'. Geraldine Holdren. Carolyn Huff Bird~ll, Debhy L.aCoc Abram+ Ronald McMillian, Michael Nulty, Max Rail~ack, Barbara Saint He|man and SusaaVamey Sil.~hy. Alan Bird~ctl is dec ea~d. Contact Pat Zentz, lowell, for more information. Alumni officer~ are~ Annette Ba~ta B urk.~ ( I t)68 }, p, rc~ide i~l: Becky Oplinger [.(x, mis I l[K)[~h vice Several Rock Hills students earned honors in Northern Plains League Art co|potion Rock Hills placings were as Ic~Tows: (ptctured. tram loll) AnnaBelle Schullze - honorable me,|ben, scratch art, Emma Reine,rt - s~c~ond place medal cerames; Emilee Whelchel - firS1 place, chalk ~stel Jauclyn Lemke - honorable mention mixed me,ha; Aubrey Davis- rtonotable me|liOn photography No~ pictured Tnstan $chir~l~r -Ihi~d place photography Barrett Fenn~ -honorable mention mixed media Mankato Council will seek grant funds to accomplish several park projects The Mankalo City Ctrancil met in regular ~ssion last Tuc.~day with Don Koester. mayor, presiding, Council memhers ~nt were Su.~m Abel, Sam Becber. Lyl Da~mcr. ChTis Klus and John Tyler Darrell Miller. city attorney, was also present. DOff Jac~as, sheriff, was p~sent lo dL~cuss any conoen~s of the cour, cil, and informed the council the sheriff's department received a 550.000 granl for an UlXlated radio system. Council member Tyler described three l~ojccts in the city par~ he would like to wrile gra0ts for. Ihojects iw eluded repairs and painl on Ihe .Id store shelter at 1he norlh end t,f the park. picnic pads and grills by the small shelter, retmirs to the ma ,i~mry pillars al the i n t r~ ~.'~ ion of South 5,P " L and McRol~rts Stre l. The ( 'tmncit voted unanimously to approve the projccts a,~l grant requests+ Jenny Rus~]l. repve~ntiag JeweH Comity Health 365. was pre~nt m update the council on fundrai,in+ ef- forts Ior the city park .survey, A tolal nf $l ,750 had been raised ltnward 1he es- timated $3.130cost of the survey. The survey would include a determination of the center line of the tight-of-way through town. Di~'ussion was held regarding a nuisance properly complaint. Discus,~ion was held regarding a grant application f~ a mower for the golf course and tl~' council approved applying for the mower through the c;ty. The cour~cil was predated a hid for computers for Ihe city ofl-~"c. More infnrmation will be presented. A hid ft~ handicapl~.'d ~'ce~,;ible ramps at I he community cmcr ant! the city office was pre~mctl More infof minion will he pn~vided A request from Pawnee Mental Health for pt~ol vtmchers to be u~xl as part of ycailh programming ~a~ pre- sentea. Thecouneil approved fo, nr Fa~d vouches, each admitting ftvar y ,nth with an adult supervi~r f<~ t~e "tll8 A cereal malt heverage fiCen~ :lp- plication from the volu~leer fire tic- paRmeat was considered hy the c0u,1. cil and app~ved, with Booker al~Lain- inn. Bills were approved. The council held two back to back cxecUliVe .sessions under the KOMA attorr~y-client p ivilege except ion. No anion was taken. The meeling was ad.joumed. president: and Pal (Oplinger) Zentz (It~'~'t'}'sL%'rctaTy-lreaslw'~:l"" Jewell City Council approves new " During theCIio O ub me, ling I~ekl Morsclay evening, Tr~cy WaJIker, president, -- Im'ese.edSonn+New~llwPll~agiPtfofl~Ingael+mmmtmm'Im'5,1~mr sound system for community center -~ Hansen Foundation "The Jcwe,l City Council met ,as, [ oomis informed the council the di~umse+ for the fulure purchase of a will looki.togettingamount;th;ekcy New co~u~tio~B officer beginning duties in the area Carli Mcl:arl'-ind wax hired htra sprin~ by the i~eparlnlent Of Wddlit; ', Parks and'l'm~ri~.m as I he ~ail)t~ 'q. arden to cov l- Jc~ell and .~tt)~.lh c<~.lnlle4. Sit=' alk'ndcd 14 we,k ~+f tGIIning idlt Ih Kant|, [.;.~v, |"jlft~rtcn)ectt"i'r, fitiing Center. and gtaduat~l ~'pi } She i~ a "9) 12 graduate ol ('hcrokcc tligh Sch(ml. Cherokee. okla qnd Norlhv. e,h:rn ()k Ltho W~,;i Stale U n her- sity in AI~ {'}kb v, here ,he t,:,rnctl a bachelor t,f ,cicnc degree in hlol ~gy in 2011q. Mcl:arlemd ~c~ up hunting and fishlnr~ ,n non he, este m Oklahoma and said r,l',t, is excited to ~c what the Kanms otRdOol~ has Io offer. She said she is k~king forward to starting ker cancer here in nonhcemral Kansas and becoming part of Ihe communitie~ in her area. She lives west of Burr Oak with her husband. Dalton. Belleville man gets llfe ia prison for 2017 rape charge A Bel~v i lie man has been.r~nlcr~ed co life in pri~m forlhe rape of a person younger than 14 years of agc. Kan.~s Attorney General Derek Schraidt said. jm ntm.profits and mu- nic i~,lit~s in Jcv,'dl Courtly. They have pa rtr~'red wiih lh~ Foundation 1o invest granl dolla~ in thu community for new ;,Hld im)tr~al ivc idea.s. Them is no grant luoi|. "lh,e Iotal amoum m he awardcd fl,r.'d I Joy.ell County groups is $SO,(XX). The goal of {he gram dallars is la I~'lp improve 1he quality of life for e(,mmvniti~'s in ~torth-ceniral and n==rlhwest Kan~s. The grants will be distributed to chari~:~ble proj~x'is in Jewels Conlffy Chrouuh ;n competitive apptic;ition pn~ 'cs~. Grants will be av, ardt~d Io projecl n or prograt,~s Ihal addre=,~; Ihe url- conlrnunily I~autifj. cztion+ the em ;n,ncnl. he;llth ;,nd hu- man .~erviccs and inlergenerational projc--. t s Pro fercnce will beg|yen to applica- Lions thai ire'lode community involve- mcnt and voluntecrism. Olants shall generally not be u~d to reduce tl~ burden on tax supposed programs. Giants are not intended to be for en- dowment or general op.'~aiional ~;- p~n,'92s, All appl~ants will neod to fill out a grant application ft~rm ~hrough ~mlim' at htt p:Ujcwell oul~t y k a~r, a o n'ff dane-g-hansen-ft~unda~ioru'. ('lick on the "'Apply Hc~='" button. Acc,v,~l "'It"+ ~ Ill iX" r~'t" 1,+ al,pi~, for J ~ II Cotn'd.~ grants. Appl,cali~m dcudimc J~ Ma~ I. Monday fort heir regular nmatbly meet- ing. ~ in mtendance were Dav~ll fiohne~t, mayor, ctmncil member~ Josh Burks. Max Barks. Wade Wil ~n.Gaye Oaniel~ and Derek Bird ~ll: and Ant- bet Loomis. city clerk. Mimacs of the March 5 meeting were apl'n'oved. I~0n lacobs, sheriff, d i~'u~d con- ccms the council inay have. Jacobs will IX, holding another drug take b~'k event later this ng)nth it) ]cwelL Kcnny McCab' arrived to discuss ar0d requeM ~imbur~cmcnl tbr pan ,ff a recent ~ wer repair projccl at 411 M;nn After di.scu,sion, the council approved to reimburse McCary Ior $3(~.). l)asld Knapperl arrlxc'd Io p~scnz hi' mt,nlhlx maintenance rcl~n. It w as [o pu~:h~,c a trailer [rom Rox Ara,inlth Ihat had cu~enl{y I',m.a:n axed h) Ihv c'lt) 10r ,trcet repair. CCR reign is a~.ailahle m view via papercoW orweb link. Four new TVs were purcha~d for the Jewdl lnn. Knappen will get them installed .soon. Dane G. Hanna grunt was suhmim~d lO a ~ist in fundi ng for the cepa in~ to the east city office wal] and wesl gr ~zer'y slon~ wall. ~mis asked the council to begin thinking about input regarding 1he 2019 hudgct. The co.~nc~{ ' ~dopIcd al~ updaletl insufficienl check policy. Billing Ordinance No. ItS, v.a~. approved as presented. The council approved u W~wlanm- litrn dcdaring April ax l=a~r {{t,usmg Monlh. A building pem]n fora ~ I x24 metal bt, ilding at .=,t5 Brvadwa) wa~. ap- prt)~,cd. A demolition permil :t:or the ~Iru~ lU C at 5{.5, N, (.'uster v, as approx ed I~tcntiat grant upphval,on, ~cre new quick attack fire truck. The coun- t i l gave appttwat io appl y for any grants lhal ctmkl hclpwith 13anding assistance to purcha~ a pew truck. Old office un.luipmcnl will he taken [o REV-E3 here +n Jev, cll. The citywide cleun-np day is ap- proau'hing. A bid from Pic~' I'l~.~'tton,c~ for un updated sollllld ~y~tC.l~ in the t~t~l. m~mily tenter was reviewed. After ~ame di~ussion it wax approscd to act-'efa the bid aad be~in in,~tallation of the new ~y~Icm. A qLIcMion a~, Ira ~,helher t,r I)oI p.'t~ sl~uld be allowed in the k',~ ll Inn ~as di~'~ssed and connvil de- c idcdto kw p I hc ioom~, f~'t fro.n;. I-'11 rcc new microwases v.ill Ix" purcha~'d for|he rt~mst hat don'l curtently have a ~l 'row a~.'~. L.<~lni, '4.111 t:on[inue to IooL inlu i~ssiht) list,ng the Jew ll Inn ~nm~s on Air B& B. The coum'it -~fc G~r after hours access Io 111o[ 1 key Je~-cll Apartnl 'nt ~|at11 Of direc. lion'. I1)cl following l]y2 Couacil ii~e[- in~. I~n.-~nt wctc Darrell Bohnerl. J~h Barks, Max Burke. Wadc Wilson. De rek Bird.~ll. Gay Dimk'ls. Z~.-hary Gib ~n and Amber L.oomis. Minutes of the Mareh 5 meeting were apl-na~ved. Bills wep~ appn>vcd. Gibson rel',~ned that .'%'~vice Ma~;- icr. Sali~. has finished cleaning tl~.' mqu~stc~.t areas within ~1 hnikling. [t ~as approved to rdn)bur~: Ih ~ i- dents+ who 1va:.; It~ have their ;tp;tr'i- merit ca~.'ts clean~nJ, for the mileage fee they were chargL'd hy ServiL~ Mas- ter. New h:L~.~h,t',ard',i havc 'rl~,en re- placed aflcr heine damaged from a rn'evious water leak. A new o~ca ~,ill nc,ed ~o be punch.seal Ior one of [he apanmentx. Noxious weed man, Don Modlin, retires after 33 years And other excerpts from Jewell County Memories ApH1141. 2008 Faced with decliningcntaq h~K.nt and a shotlaB of operating funds, a full house of patrons, teachers and sl udenls II1 t with the IJSD 270 wht~:~l board Io discuss |he t-u;u re oftl~' Je'~ ll ~ch(~+l. Fre~ie Murphy amlounc~ her plan to retire from the Mankalo Ifead Start Pn,g r4m 5h had becn a ~ ~,~.'lated ~ ith lhe prt~gram sill~.'e ,I staned 14 years earlier. Joy, ell fifth gr"~l -,tudems pictured playing "'coll~reie ht~'kcy'" during a recess peri e,tl were Logan Schwcrman. Brooke Williams, Zach Rohert~. Kaylyn Rice Counney Mo~,s and L,sa Foster, March 31. 1988 Kendall ~nd Sandy Nel,~on an- m)ll.reed I1"02 hwth ot I~,~irl ~,ons. Ja~m Dean and .lared Lee. Me|hers of Ihe Junior GirI ~-oul ~nx~p al Burr f)~tk v, ere Melan, Wil- d)n, Naneile Bt,n~Cr l,~,rr~" Fla~ ,nand Mehxly Unde~ cod Ma~. Sawyerand 2 candidates file for township clerk Carla J ~a,~h. Jc~e]l County clerk and election cc~t'n.t~lV i.7~ner, fn'ovided the follc~ ~ ,n~ add,ll0~na] ~;and,da~;c fib inn', To~n,h,pcletk 'Vtablrml McDilk mu, n h~p lerl~ (enter. Repuhlican; |-.d,rh .1 :k rc,~ r:~wn,h~p clerk, Wal. nur. Rcpuhl,cat~ J~.'l E.~k m.~. a Morn rose Gra,n Conl- pa, y driver. ~'c ,~ d a safe driver a~~rd p~'srcnied hv Farmland Insur- ance Company. April 7~ 1988 Pawlowski. Jeweli County's Ilon~ ext ~sionagen L accepted asimi- hirj~b in Linn County and planned to move to Mound City. l~m and Mary Modlin retired from I1'= icy, ell County Nox it~'us Weed Dis- trier office. Don had served the ofl~ e for 33 years. Because of railz) weather, the Mankato Cha,nberofCommerce easter egg h um w a ~ held in lhe o/d j unior high gym. April 13+ 1978 [wo Mankato businesses, ]'-Iarpcr's Profe ss itmal El'ectronic s and Mankato Floral. v et'e holding grand opening celehrati~ms April 14), t95B Drivers" tesls we~ to i'1 given to ti,~ h,i~ x ~1 .;lude nl s at Fonl i~~. Jcwe II. Montrose. Mankalo and Randall high ~hools rbing all lhe intere:,t and a~tentitm of Ihe people for ,rmny mile~ around 1hal I ,wn. More than 450 conversions ha~ been recorded. Young people who did.n't like ~o take advice had Io lake the cons + q nonces. Peach trees were in Fall hlt om but the plums had not yet hloomed. April ~ I898 An ab~nl minded lewell doctor wen! oul to milk. It wasn't until he was ,creed on Ihe ntilk ~1ool thut he o:alized he had taken his n,~edicine cast instead of his milk booker. Miss Effie B~nett inviled about a dozer=young gidsto her wedding which was Io take place at Maakato+ As the guests gathered at the Jew ll lain sla- Iron prepanng to make the trip to Mankato. Mi,~ Bennett remembered she had f~rrgotten her gloves. As she was dashing toward hame to get the gloves, she ho)lered back over her shoulder. "April Fool !" The wedding guests walked home tm tkeir dignity. Fred Blanding came down on hk hikeand visiticd the Hill Grove Sclmol. The boom of the prairie cbicken was heard every morning. John Amrine was the first to plato COl'O+ S. A. We{stead traded hb Mays }ew ~4ore to a man t~)m Oslmrne Coanty, 1888 Residenis of Randall were looking for ;omeone to revive Iheir newspaper. As the trading convention system had disgusted nlany, it was thought Jeweff Counly would try the primary election system. There was more water lhan normal in the Buffalo Creek and the boys were bringing in catfish, Montro~ w~us moving 80 rods south so Lh railroad could hav a Iown. On April Fool's Day a barrel inCol. Barker+sham, pretending to bare some- thing g~d at the bottom, coased a cow Io stick her head in and Iken ~f0 ~d to let loose, The commotk~ that fo}towcd called out the family and some oftbe neighbors, The cow finally fell down and the bam~t got the a~ , April 1,189~ Members of the Montic~lla club were all invited to atte,'d a weddi#g the evening of April |, t898, Th ~ were suspicions that the invitatina was a~ April fool joke but lah rnembers dared not refuse test they would miss a real wedding. The bridegrc~,m was telx)ned to be a Mankaio resident. Perfect and Maine had put up an- other windmill Th~, lime ~t v, as at Wnl. Musser's farm Conl rnued 'Po page 7