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 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    March 26, 2020 

Editor's Notebook

Time marches on but some things never change. On the weekend I was looking through the microfilm reels which store copies of this newspaper looking for stories about how the area was coping with the flu epidemic of 1918. If I would have paid...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    News    March 19, 2020

Emergency Declared in Nuckolls County

Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners and the Superior City Council met in back-to-back sessions Wednesday afternoon with Nick Elledge, the county’s emergency preparedness director, and approved emergency declarations relating to the current...

 

Editor's Notebook

When it comes to our current COVID-19 journey, this newspaper, like most area residents and businesses, is traveling in uncharted waters. Many years ago on a Saturday afternoon in October, a friend and I took a canoe trip down the Republican River. T...

 

Editor's Notebook

When I first read about the Cornavirus health issue, it was on the other side of the world. At that time a health problem in China didn’t concern me. I know something about China for when I was a youngster, I liked to dig holes. And when I was...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    March 5, 2020

Editor's Notebook

Changes are on the way. Saturday I turned my calendar pages to March. I have a new ribbon for the office time clock which I plan to install when I advance the clock in anticipation of the arrival of Daylight Savings Time on Sunday. The Tuesday...

 

Editor's Notebook

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the fire which destroyed the original Elks Lodge buildings in Superior along with an addition that saw its first use on New Year’s Eve. We may not have space this week to reprint The Express story and picture...

 

Editor's Notebook

We can’t say for sure as these notebook entries are being made before the paper is printed, but we do know the chance of printing a paper this week increased significantly when Monday afternoon the man in the brown truck delivered a wooden box to t...

 

Editor's Notebook

With Valentine’s Day nearly here, next week’s issue of this newspaper should have one or more features related to this day. When I was a youngster attending Pleasant Valley School, I looked forward to exchanging valentines with my classmates and...

 

Editor's Notebook

There was a time when I was awed by politicians and hoped I could be one when I grew up. When I was a wee lad I played on the floor of my family’s home while my father listened to radio broadcasts originating at the major national political...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    News    January 13, 2020

Ben Price opens welding shop for agricultural products

Ben Price, the son of Carla and John Price, Jr. and a 2018 graduate of Superior High School, has returned to Superior to open a business Price attended Southeast Community College in Lincoln. He...

 

Editor's Notebook

Literature classes and reading how noted authors described foggy days served to spark my interest in trying to produce a photograph that shows the beauty of a foggy day or night. I’ve seldom captured with a camera what I feel when the area is...

 

Editor's Notebook

The social media warning posted by a law enforcement officer originated in Republic County but it could probably come out any of the counties served by this newspaper. The notice I read earlier this week said, “Please stop mudding on county roads...

 

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