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Articles from the February 25, 2021 edition

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Editor's Notebook

After last week’s below zero temperatures, it almost feels like we are living in a tropical paradise. On Monday afternoon, at least one person called at The Express window in shirtsleeves. That didn’t happen last week. Following the death of...

 

Country Roads

Maybe I’m considered to be old fashioned in today’s society, but I enjoy holding a book in my hand to read instead of looking at the words on a tablet screen. When I go shopping for something, I like to hold it in my hands, look at the exact...

 

Lew Hunter completes screenwriting book

The first copies of a soon to be released book arrived this week at the author’s home in Superior. Lew Hunter, the retired chairman of the University of California at Los Angles (UCLA) film and screen writing department, will soon have a new book...

 

Auditorium fire protection system responds to cold

Last week cold weather strained the various fire safety systems installed in public buildings. It wasn't unusual for alarm systems to turn in false alarms. Sometimes water in fire sprinkler systems...

 

Superior City Council apposes 2021 street improvement plan

Residents of Superior were invited to attend a public hearing to review the community’s street plans for the next six years. The hearing was held when members of the city council met Monday evening. Though a representative of the city’s...

 

SFMC receives COVID vaccine

On Monday South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported three additional COVID-19-related deaths of previously reported cases, bringing the health district total to fifty-eight (58). Michele Bever, district director said the...

 

Customers warned of higher utility bills

After the arctic temperatures blanketed the region last week, the Superior Utilities Department is reminding residents they will likely see a sharp increase in their upcoming utility bill. On average the residential monthly gas usage doubled and the...

 
 By Allison Ost    News    February 25, 2021

What is Patriotism to me?

"I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his on demerit." -Theodore Roos- evelt These words...

 

Terry Pedersen

Terry Scott Pedersen, the son of Victor and Roberta (Klingenberger) Pedersen, was born on March 22, 1963 at Belleville, Kan. He died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at the Brodstone Memorial Hospital at the...

 

Douglas Sterkel

Douglas G. Sterkel, 54, of Madison, N.J., died at home on Feb. 13, 2021. A memorial service will be planned at a later date. Arrangements are by Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home in Chatham. Doug...

 

Roy Lyons

Roy G. Lyons, 80, formerly of Mankato, died Monday at the Belleville Health Care Center. Arrangements are pending at this time with Melby Mortuary, Mankato....

 

Kenley German

Kenley Joe German, 86, the son of Kenneth Hadley German and Ellen Elizabeth (Shull) German was born March 9, 1934, in Glen Elder and died Feb. 18, in Deshler. Kenley grew up and attended the local public schools in Glen Elder, and later attended Kans...

 

Puffs

Memories . . . Not all memories are great, but for the most part, it seems we remember the “good memories” more than other memories. (Or even the good things about bad events.) I don’t know if that is true or not, but I’ll go with it as that...

 

My crazy life

Even though there is still white stuff in the forecast, spring is on its way! I noticed a tulip pushing through the earth near my foundation and the tiniest buds on my lilac bushes. I enjoy watching nature come back to life. I can’t wait for the...

 

Lights, camera, action!

Lawrence-Nelson will host their annual dinner theater (Dessert Theater) on Saturday, March 27, at the high school with doors opening at 5:30. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, some changes have been made to the night’s events. Masks will be... Full story

 

Getting to know our elected officials

Royce Gonzales, clerk of the district court, grew up in Nuckolls County and has lived here most of his life. In 2005, Royce married, Nancy Hess. The couple attended Bible college together after they...

 

Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week

After such a cold stretch of weather, it’s hard to believe spring is around the corner and so is severe weather. In an effort to help everyone prepare, the National Weather Service (NWS) is sponsoring the 2021 Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week...

 

Two deputies attend law academy

The Jewell County Commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe met Tuesday, Feb. 16. The minutes of the Feb. 12, special meeting were approved with the addition of “All commissioners received considerable input from the community.” The...

 

Urbaniak named branch manager at Farmway Credit Union

"I am the granddaughter of Margaret Breen and the daughter of Carl and Carla Waugh," Mankato resident, Jennifer Urbaniak said. "I also have a twin brother, Jeremy, who is a fire fighter in Olathe."...

 

Hayden Neeman wins silver at State

The Class D state wrestling tournament took place Wednesday and Thursday, Feb.17 and 18 at CHI Health Center Event Center in Omaha. Superior's Hayden Neeman (40-2), a sophomore, won second place in...

 

SHS wrestlers at tourney in Omaha

The Superior High School wrestling team had five members taking to the mats at the state wrestling tournament held Wednesday and Thursday at the CHI Center in Omaha. They faced off against the best of the best from across the state in Class D. When...

 

Superior Wildcats fall to Sutton

Superior traveled to Sutton Friday night to end their regular season schedule. Sutton gained a 15 to 6 lead after the first quarter by hitting three 3-point shots in a row. Sutton extended their lead to 28 to 12 at the half. Turnovers plagued the...

 

L-N girls advance to district final

It wasn’t easy but the Lawrence-Nelson girls basketball team swept their D 2-7 sub-district bracket to advance to the District D2-2 District final. One more win and the Raiders are state tournament bound. The Raiders entered the sub-district fray a... Full story

 

L-N boys end regular season with a loss, exit subdistrict

The Lawrence-Nelson boys basketball team ended the regular season portion of their schedule, Friday, with a 57-48 loss to the Deshler Dragons at Nelson. The Raiders opened sub-district D 1-6 play at Davenport Monday where they were downed 58-43 by...

 

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