Test Nebraska provided at Hastings and Clay Center

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) is asking all Clay County residents to daily self-monitor for COVID-19, which includes taking a person’s temperature twice a day. A public testing clinic has been scheduled for Clay Center on...

OXBOW MOTEL puts up 1020 flags Memorial Day weekend

Many of our traditional Memorial Day activities will not be held this year because of the health risks. However, the owner of the Oxbow Motel reports the following: “We will be putting up 1020 American flags in front of the OXBOW MOTEL for...

Nuckolls County Primary Election Results

For the unofficial 2020 primary election results for Nuckolls and many other Nebraska counties go to: htt...  Website

Lawrence board chief resigns

This month two Nuckolls County communities have new people in the positions of leadership. Last week we reported on the resignation of Sonia Schmidt as mayor of Superior and the advancement of Chris...

County has first COVID case

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 17 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of cases in the 4-county health district to 263, including totals of 235 in Adams County, 22 in Clay County, 5 in...

Superior offers plan to stretch shoppers' dollars

In this week’s edition of The Superior Express, the City of Superior announces a pandemic response program known as “Stretching Your Dollars.” At last week’s meeting of the city council, the plan to utilize a portion of the revenue being...

Pandemic changes Memorial Weekend activity planning

Though we are closing in on what normally is a busy three-day weekend, this year’s holiday is stacking up as a quiet one. Because of the pandemic and restrictions on public assembly, the events which normally draw thousands of people to the area...

Mankato Garden Club

The Mankato Garden Club has been planting the pots in front of the businesses on Main Street. If you look closely at them, they have bird houses in the pot as well. Seven pots have been planted. Some...

Superior Public Library

Vicki Perrie, Superior librarian, weeded a flower bed along the north edge of the Superior Public Library. Library staff have been deep cleaning and continue to serve the public if they call ahead....

Students miss both their teachers.

This window sign on the front of a home on Random Road in Superior would be a surprise most years. However, since students have been home since mid-March and will finish this school year at home,...

Country Roads

This Memorial Day will be unlike any other Memorial Day in the past. Most all Memorial Day services are cancelled including the one at my hometown cemetery. It is sad but with the virus pandemic, coming together in a large group as is usually done...

Editor's Notebook

Fifty years ago this week I was preparing to observe my first Memorial Day as editor of The Superior Express. For this 24 year-old “youngster” I expected the day would be different for in my life Memorial Days had long been different but I...

Day Lilies

We had no day lilies at the Schmeling home at 1127 Kansas Street. I remember seeing them around town. The large Kate Scoular house on the southwest corner of tenth and Commercial streets had some and the “ghost house” south of the new, modern...

Pioneer Couple come to Jewell County in 1871

Bill Loomis, Jarrett Arasmith, Grant Arasmith, Darica Bohnert Hagler, Damon Bohnert, Deb Moyer Bohnert, Becky Moyer Cockroft, Jessie Simmelink Eilert, Jensen Eilert, Jada Eilert, Marsha Willmeth...

Mayview Church

The Mayview Christian Church, often called Mayview Church or in later years simply Mayview, was located in Jewell County's Brown's Creek Township, Section 17. The church was in existence for more...

Michael Disney

Michael Kevin Disney, 58, of Lincoln Neb., died May 15, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society home at Superior, following a short battle with cancer. He was born in Superior on Oct. 9, 1961, to Norman...

Gordon Hansen

Gordon Alfred Hansen,formerly of Ruskin, died Saturday, May 16, at Bryan Medical Center East Campus in Lincoln, Neb., at the age of 79 years and 24 days. He was born on April 22, 1941, in Omaha, to...

Erna Horine

Erna Marie (Nelson) Horine, 71, of Minden, died May 17, 2020, at her home surrounded by loved ones.  Because of the current health restrictions from the Covid-19 Pandemic, a service will be...

Myron Wilcox

Myron L. Wilcox, 93, the son of Lyvene and Fern Hoins Wilcox, was born May 7, 1927, at Guide Rock. He died Tuesday, May 19, at Autumn Care Center in Marshville, N.C. Myron graduated from Superior High School with the Class of 1945. Myron served his...

Nathan Peoples

Nathan Daniel Peoples, 42, of Deshler, the son of Keith and Lynda (Clausen) Peoples was born Feb. 24, 1978, in Manhattan, Kan. He died May 3, at Bryan West in Lincoln, Neb. He married Christina Marie Dau July 14, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nev. Their...

Elmer Holtzen

Elmer John Holtzen, 94, of Deshler, the son of Theodore and Anna (Mueller) Holtzen was born Aug. 28, 1925, near Davenport. He died Friday, May 15, at Thayer County Health Services in Hebron. Elmer grew up on a farm near Kiowa where he attended...

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