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Unthinkable happens 3 dead after shooting spree

The highway which passes The Superior Express office has been unusually quiet in recent days. It seems like fewer local people have been visiting the office, fewer grain trucks have been rolling by traveling between field and elevator. The weather... Full story

Prayer vigil starts healing process

They were hard to count in the dark but hundreds of people from Superior and the surrounding towns gathered in Superior's City Park Sunday evening to pray for healing as this area struggles to deal...

COVID-19 vaccine booster

Hastings, Neb –South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) and area vaccine providers are finalizing local protocols and documentation so they may administer booster doses of Moderna and Janssen vaccines to interested South Heartland...

City Council opens with time of silence

Monday evenings Superior City Council opened with a moment of silence in recognition of the horrific events of Thursday. The meeting was unsually subdued as not a single resident of the community other than this newspaper’s reporter, city staff...

Suspect found dead following standoff near Glen Elder

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after a suspect was found dead Monday following a standoff at a residence near Glen Elder. On Saturday, Oct. 23, at approximately noon, the...

Council candidates talk about Mankato

With the Mankato City Council election approaching, the Jewell County Record presented each candidate with the same four questions, giving each candidate the same amount of time to respond. The four questions were: What are your plans for our...

Sponsors devise fun filled events to celebrate Halloween holiday

As we approach the end of October, for many the high school sports season is winding down, the Labor Day holiday is a distant memory and it is time to get out and do something different. Voila! It is time for Halloween, a time for costumes and...

Veteran awarded a Quilt of Valor

Sherry Koster (left) and Kerma Crouse (right) awarded Nolin Hajny, formerly of Esbon, a Quilt of Valor on Sunday, Oct. 24, at Smith Center. Hajny was born northeast of Esbon on Nov. 17 1925. He...

Rock Hills Board of Education approves FFA request

The USD 107 Board of Education met Oct. 11. President Kenny Mizner called the regular meeting to order. Those present were: Kenny Mizner, Brenden Wirth (Zoom), Marc Grout (Zoom), Brandon Hollerich, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers and Janet Higer. Guests were...

Burr Oak hosting Trunk or Treat

The Burr Oak Community will be hosting a trunk or treat event in Veterans Park on Sunday with a Halloween Parade starting at 5 p.m. The second annual Burr Oak Haunted Trail was held Saturday at the Community Center Park.. The Bubbling Cauldron with...

SHS volleyball heads to district play

The Superior High School volleyball team took second place at the Southern Nebraska Conference tournament when they fell to Class C-1 Fairbury, 25-21, 25-23, 18-25 and 18-25, at Milford Thursday. The...

SHS football loses season ending game

The Superior High School football team lost a heartbreaker, 14-10, to Hastings St. Cecilia, at Duncan Field in Hastings, Friday. The loss brought the 2021 season to a close for the Wildcats....

Raider Football Season ends in State Playoff Tournament

Thirty-two Class D-2 Eight Man Football teams began their journey in the State Playoff system last Thursday. Among those 32 teams there were four games where the lower seeded team won. Unfortunately, for Lawrence- Nelson players and fans, the... Full story

Rock Hills Cross Country

The Rock Hills Cross Country team ran the regional meet at Centralia Lake on Saturday. Ninety young men lined up to run the course on a cool Saturday morning. Freshman, Trystyn Reynolds placed 39th...

RHHS cross country team at regional meet

The three members of the Rock Hills High School cross country team attempted to qualify for the state meet Saturday over the 5K Centralia Lake course in Centralia. Trystyn Reynolds and Kobi Bowers, freshmen, joined senior Kit Wagner for the race....

RHHS football ends regular season with a loss to St. John's

The Rock Hills High School football team closed out the regular season portion of their schedule with a 52-6 loss to St, John’s-Tipton at Beloit Friday. The game was called with 10:07 remaining in the third period because of the 45-point mercy...

SHS cross country runners at state meet

The two runners who qualified for the state cross country meet from the Superior High School boys and girls cross country teams, Laci Kirchhoff and Hunter Mazzulla, competed in the 5K race over the Kearney Country Club course at Kearney Saturday....

L-N football exits playoffs

The Lawrence-Nelson football team exited the Class D-2 football playoffs with their 60-20 loss to the Sandhills-Thedford Knights at Dunning Thursday. The Raiders were unable to thwart the Sandhills-Thedford running game. The Knights ground out 291...

Lady Raider finish regular season with 15-14 record

The L-N Lady Raiders finished the regular season of volleyball last week with a victory over Franklin. The 3-0 win gave the girls a won/loss record of 15 wins, 14 losses on the season. They prepare to play in the Sub-District tournament this week....

RHHS volleyball ends season at sub-state

The topsy-turvy season of the Rock Hills High School volleyball team concluded Saturday with their elimination from post-season play with their two-set loss, 9-25 and 13-25, to Thunder Ridge to Osborne Saturday at the first round sub-state...

Editor's Notebook

Friday morning a crew gathered in a supermarket parking lot at Plattsmouth to assemble what they hoped would be a record breaking ice cream sandwich which would weigh as much as a small automobile....

White Sidewall Tires

Recently I saw a 1950s era Ford stationwagon fully restored to “as new” condition. As a part of the restoration, the stationwagon had white sidewall tires. When I was growing up in Superior, white sidewall tires were popular. These tires cost...

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Why does the Catholic Bible have more books than the NIV Bible? Why aren’t they the same? Which set of books is actually the complete word of God? A:  The process of identifying which writings...

Country Roads

It’s the sign of the times. Some of the sayings and words we used years ago might get a blank look if used today. Here are a few of those back-in-time sayings and words that have given way to the modern times. The word “baloney” or...

Love my crazy life

It seems like everything I’ve tried to do this week has gone completely wrong. We had a water leak at the money pit, a valve to be exact. I wanted to replace it and couldn’t. Jacob tried, then George tried, and notta. We couldn’t get any...

Puffs

I mentioned earlier that I was reading a book about Harry Truman and I have now finished all 1,000 pages and greatly enjoyed the book. I learned a number of things I did not know about the man. In general, he was a much more of a liberal than what...

Athens Rural High School - District No. 164

Athens Rural High School was truly one-of-a-kind. No town, just a township seeking to have a high school for their students. It was organized by the citizens of Athens Township, independent of any...

Sandy Nelson

Sandra Sue Nelson, the daughter of Frankie Dean and Stella Maxine (Montgomery) Hall, was born on Aug. 11, 1961, in Superior, Neb. She died on Oct. 21, 2021 at Agrex, Inc., at Superior, at the age of...

Darin Koepke

The funeral for Darin L. Koepke, 53, Hadar, was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at St. John's Lutheran Church in rural Pierce. The Rev. Jacob Tuma officiated with burial in Zion East Lutheran...

Kathie Jensen

Friends in Superior have learned of death last week of Kathie Jensen, a resident of Vacouver, Wash. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Beck and a former resident of Superior. A family member said it appeared her heart gave out after a...

Diana Goebel

Diana Dale (Dilley) Goebel, 86, died Oct. 17. She was born Sept. 4, 1935, at Lebanon, Kan., to Thelma (Rice) and Orville Dilley. She received her formal education attending Cora country school and graduated from the Lebanon High School. She was...

Mary Bruning

Mary Beth (Reiss) Bruning was born on a farm near Belvidere, on April 14, 1929, to Paul and Amy (Babka) Reiss. Midwife Mary Spickelmier was set to do the delivery, but since Mary was breach, Dr. Bancroft was summoned from Hebron. Dr. Bancroft...

Mary Garvin

Former Nelson resident Mary F. Garvin, 59, died Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at Harvard Rest Haven. Rosary will be 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10...

Donna Pruitt

Donna J. Pruitt, 94, daughter of James H. Lewis and LoRee L. (Eliott) Lewis was born Feb. 19, 1927, at Newton, and died Oct. 15, at Republic County Hospital, Belleville. After graduating from Belleville High School in 1945 and graduating from the...

Candy Sanders

Candy L. Sanders, 63, daughter of Robert Allen Dyke and Lucille (Allen) Dyke was born Nov. 4, 1957 at Lee Summit, Mo., and died Oct. 20, at Republic County Hospital, Belleville. Candy was united in marriage to Albert Sanders on Dec. 31, 2002. She...

Richard Degner

Richard H.W. Degner, 95, of Hebron, the son of Richard H. and Wilhemina (Rosenkoetter) Degner was born June 2, 1926 in Hebron. He died Thursday, Oct. 21, at Mary Lanning Health Care in Hasting. Richard grew up on a farm by Friedensau, attending...

Roderick Goff

Roderick “Rod” D. Goff, 57, died Thursday, in Ellsworth, Kan. He was born May 11, 1964 in Beloit, to Benjamin and Irene (Russell) Goff. Rod was the on-site manager of Carrico Implement in Ellsworth. He married Betsy Thompson in Ellsworth on...

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