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Angus resident buys rare 1970 Mustang

Many of us have that one thing we are crazy about and collect. It can be hard to make our family and friends understand why we are so crazy about it. My brother-in-law collects vintage t-shirts and...

Nebraska family holds annual reunion at lake

With record setting hot days in mid-June, Express staff members were discussing how to picture heat. A social media post suggested the National Weather Service should publish instruction about how to...

Ribbon to be cut Friday on first BOOM houses

It has been a slow, multi-year process but finally the first two of Superior’s six Project Boom houses have been completed. A ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the milestone is planned for 10:30 Friday morning near the houses at 210 and 216 West...

Get ready for the Nuckolls County Fair

The 147th annual Nuckolls County fair is scheduled for early July. 4-H and open class exhibits are to be checked in Thursday, July 7. Friday, July 8, they will be judged. Saturday, July 9, the 4-H horse show opens at 8 a.m. and generally takes most...

Father Harrison moves to Roseland

Rev. Corey Harrison has been pastor of the three Catholic parishes in northwest Nuckolls County and southern Clay County. Father Harrison is one of 30 some priests in the Lincoln diocese who...

Nuckolls Co. Board awards culvert bids

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Tuesday. The meeting was held Tuesday because of Monday’s Juneteenth holiday. The board approved claims from county departments. Bids were opened for steel tubes to...

Nelson Community Club Fun Day Events

Nelson Community Club Fun Day Events on July 3 & 4 Sunday, July 3, will be the day to be at Nelson's City Park. All the usual events from past years will return with the addition of a horseshoes...

Come one, come all to the county fair!

2022 Jewell County Fair, with the theme Country Pride County Wide, starts Friday, July 8, with the horse show at 8 a.m., poultry and rabbit show begins at 12:30 p.m., and the pet show following. The Adventure Lab, a learning activity, will be from...

COVID numbers stabilizing

On Tuesday morning the Wunderground website reported there had been 989 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nuckolls County and 13 confirmed deaths since the statistics had been kept. The source of the data was said to be the Nebraska Department of...

New wellness program coming to Auditorium

Brodstone Healthcare and the Superior Auditorium have agreed to expand their partnership to increase access to comprehensive wellness activities. Previously, Brodstone offered a walking club and fitness bootcamp at the auditorium during the winter...

Ost competes with Kansas Flyers Track Team

Meili Ost competed June 18, at a USATF Junior Olympics track meet at Fort Osage High School in Blue Springs, Mo., with the Kansas Flyers Track Team. Meili was part of a 4 x 800-meter relay team that...

Two teams join the Friday night golf league at ECCC

Even though it was a little warm, or hot, everyone came out to compete in the third round of competition at the Elk Creek Country Club in Nelson, Friday evening.  Two additional teams were welcomed  Hunter Holland and Emily Wulf and Richard P....

Love my Crazy life

I’m so excited! We are going to visit Robert at Fort Riley this weekend. I have no idea what we will do, but I told him not to plan anything too extravagant since the traveling and hotel room have more than broken my summer budget. LOL! He said...

Editor's Notebook

A friend’s story shared on a social media site reminded me of my grandmother. My mother regularly drove an automobile. She used a special skill my father taught her to get through the water holes that separated our house on Blauvelt’s Hill and...

Country Roads

Living in a rural community can’t be beat! Volunteering and helping out one another is a regular occurence here. Recently a fund raiser was held in my hometown for its rural fire department, who along with many other area fire departments came...

Puffs

I keep getting reminders that I’m most likely included in that category of people that some call “old.” Others, kinder I suppose, might use the word “senior” rather than old. Whatever group I’m in, that’s OK, I’ll go with it. Maybe...

Museum given post card of 150-year-old log cabin

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the building of the log cabin which became Superior's first post office. It was built by William Louden, the founder of Superior. The cabin was first located...

John Wehrman

John Richard (Dick) Wehrman, 92, was born the second son of C.E. and Florence Wehrman in Nelson, in 1929. He died at home in Elbert, Colorado, on June 5, 2022. Dick grew up farming and graduated from...

Michael Sheets

Michael Jon Sheets, the son of Stanley and Ruth (Bomberger) Sheets, was born on Aug. 20, 1951, in Superior, Neb. He died June 17, 2022, at the Emerald Nursing Center at Lincoln, Neb., at the age of...

Kenneth Garst

Kenneth Wayne Garst, the son of Darrell L. Garst and Carrol (Modlin) Garst, was born Oct. 29, 1951, in Mankato, Kan. He died June 11, 2022, at his home at the age of 70 years, 7 months, and 14 days....

Margaret L. Duffey

Margaret Louise Duffey, the daughter of Millard Berkley Shadduck and Mary Catherine (Heater) Shadduck, was born March 24, 1932, near rural Republic, Kansas and died on June 15, 2022, at the Smith...

Katie Lyn Krupicka

Katie Lyn Krupicka (Elting), 55, of Carleton, the daughter of Orval and Esther (Krueger) Elting was born April 13, 1967, in Omaha. She died June 4, at her residence in Carleton. Katie grew up on a farm near Davenport, where her love for animals...

Karen Schutte

Karen Schutte, 81 of Kearney died Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A Funeral Mass was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 20, at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney....

Norma Jean Greenslade

Norma Jean Greenslade, 94, was born on March 16, 1928, to John Duaine Greenslade and Alice Lora (Cardwell) Greenslade in their family home in Scandia. She was baptized and confirmed in the Amana Lutheran Church of Scandia. Norma graduated from...

Rickie Lee Ridder

Rickie Lee Ridder, 72, of Belleville, formerly Hebron, the son of Theodore and Vernetta (Fry) Ridder was born Dec. 15, 1949, in Hebron. He died Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Belleville Care Center in Belleville. Rick grew up in Chester, attending school...

Merlen Schnakenberg

Merlen Ray Schnakenberg, 85, son of George and Edna (Getz) Schnakenberg was born March 29, 1937, in Sedan. He was the fifth of eight children to this marriage, with only a sister and two brothers entering life and establishing the family. Merlen...

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