The Superior Express -

Articles from the April 7, 2022 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 31



Country Roads

Again it was proven how our small town, rural communities come together when needed. A wildfire began northwest of my hometown of Burr Oak last week and quickly spread thanks to the lack of moisture and the strong winds. The hometown fire department...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    April 7, 2022

Editor's Notebook

After the wildfire last week and traffic accident, I’ve had trouble focusing. My mind keeps skipping from one topic to another. Consequently, I have a number of short topics for this week’s notebook entry. A few days ago I received notice of the...

 

Digging Those Dandelions

When I was growing up in Superior, just about everyone’s lawn had a bright yellow flowers which my mother told me were dandelions, a weed that didn’t belong in a lawn. My father, the practical banker, wanted our lawn to set a good example. At...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting biblical answers to tough questions Q: How could a loving God send anyone to hell? A:  I feel I need to answer this question in two stages: first to address it’s implications (i.e. how it is worded), then to address it’s essence...

 
 By Alayna Ham    Columns    April 7, 2022

Puffs

It seems like I’m reading a book about WWII when I hear the current news of the war Russia started with Ukraine. To me there are similarities, except, of course, in this past week Russia seems to be getting the worse of it. I bring this up because...

 

Love my crazy life

My sinuses have let me know spring is here! The past two mornings, I have awakened with a pounding head. I have year-round allergies, but they are worse when everything starts waking up. I should have purchased stock in Claritin and Sudafed when I...

 

Driver Exam office closed Tuesday

Citing a shortage of examiners, the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles is temporarily closing a number of driver’s license examination stations including the one at the Nuckolls County Courthouse. Normally the Nelson office is open from 8:15 to...

 

Head-on crash claims life of 14-year-old

The Superior and Hardy communities were in shock Thursday after learning of a head-on two-car crash which took the life of a Superior Middle School student, Logan Roberts, 14, an eighth grader, and...

 

Superior regulates recreational burning

With the drought intensifying and a number of fires getting out of control, the City of Superior ordered the printing in this issue of The Express, the rules regarding recreational burning....

 

Brodstone Healthcare has new visitor restrictions

Brodstone Healthcare’s visitor restrictions were lifted Thursday with exception of COVID positive or suspected COVID patients. These patients are allowed two visitors at a time and will need to be coordinated with nursing staff. Both patients and...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    News    April 7, 2022

Fire destroys Lawrence VFD's 8 month old fire truck, bridge

Prairie fires have been a major source of concern since the great plains were taken over by farmers and ranchers 150 years (+-) ago. Most farm families have stories of ancestors that plowed fire...

 

Lenten Week prayer breakfasts scheduled

The long-standing tradition of Lenten Week breakfasts with lay speakers will continue next week in Superior. The breakfasts will be sponsored by the Nuckolls County Ministerial Alliance. Each will begin at 7 a.m. and is to conclude by 8 a.m. A lay...

 

Volunteers battle 10,000 acre wildfire

Last Tuesday was a frightening day for many area residents. The temperature climbed into the 80s and wind gusts at the Superior Municipal Airport topping out at 52 miles per hour combined with low relative humidity put the area into what the...

 

Men, cattle escape inferno in pond

The fire last Tuesday could be seen for miles. Mark Sholtz, Guide Rock, was notified the fire was headed toward the farmstead of Shawn and Renee Ayer, his sister and brother-in-law’s farm. He immediately called his brother, Brad Sholtz, who was...

 

Fire departments ask county for help in updating radios

The Jewell County Commissioners met, March 28 with commissioners Steve Greene and Brent Beck present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk was present for the meeting. The following were present for office head meeting; Shannon Meier, ambulance director; Chr...

 

Satellite picks up hot spot

On Tuesday, March 29, the National Weather Service in Hastings saw a hot spot on their satellite. They informed Jewell County Dispatch at approximately 1:40 p.m. The fire was approximately 3 miles...

 

Mankato City Council discuss water line replacement

The regular meeting of the Mankato City Council was called to order by Mayor Justin Schoonover on March 8. Councilmen present were: Sam Becker, John Tyler, Kevin Ost, George Hennion and Lyle Dauner. Also present were Darrell Miller, city attorney,...

 

Always pay attention way down the track

Several people found it difficult to be where they needed to be to fight the fire last Tuesday because of the smoke and fast moving flames. Jon Thompson was one of the many firefighters who had a...

 

Jewell County Health Dept. offers booster shots

If you received a COVID-19 booster dose at least four months ago and are at least 50 years old and would like to receive your second booster, call the Jewell County Health Department. The department is taking names for first, second and boost doses...

 

Nelson Fire Department kept Busy, Busy, Busy...

The largest fire in the area, near Burr Oak, Kansas, was not the only activity in the area recently. The men and women of the Nelson Fire Department have also been on the go, having a busy time. For...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    April 7, 2022

City of Nelson adopts Vacant Property Ordinance

The ordinance book for any city is a "beyond boring" read. In fact, when I worked in the city office, I wanted to run away when revisions came in and the books needed to be updated. No matter how dry...

 

L-N boys golf

The Lawrence-Nelson High School boys golf team opened their season last Tuesday with a quadrangular match at Superior. They were scheduled to play the Superior Invitational, Thursday but Inclement weather (snow and wind) led to the event being cancel...

 

L-N track opened season at Kenesaw

The Lawrence-Nelson High School boys and girls track and field teams finally opened their 2022 outdoor season at Kenesaw last Tuesday. The first scheduled meet, at Sutton, was cancelled because of inclement weather. Other teams competing at Kenesaw...

 

RHHS opened track season Friday

The Rock Hills High School boys and girls track and field teams opened the season at the Bennington Varsity Meet Friday. The Grizzlies competed at the St. John’s Invitational at Beloit Tuesday. Meet results were unavailable at press time. The...

 

RHHS golf team

The Rock Hills High School golf team opened the 2022 season Tuesday at the Smith Central Invitational. Match results were unavailable at press time. Jamie Harvey is serving as the head coach....

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021