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Country Connections

May 8 should have been celebrated across the United States, but that date wasn’t recognized. There were no parades, memorials or celebrations held. Some people may not have even remembered or made aware of the importance of that date, the way...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    May 12, 2022

Editor's Notebook

Wow! I suspect you are as tired of reading about this newspaper’s internet problems as I am of trying to fix the problem but fixing the internet has been my focus for nearly two weeks. In addition to reporting our email was still not working as we...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Is there an unforgivable sin? How can it be unforgivable if Christ died for all sin? (Part One of Two) A:  There are actually two situations where the Bible says forgiveness is (or has been) withheld. The first situation is when we fail to...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    May 12, 2022

Puffs

May Day . . . The importance of the first day of May has seemed to have lost its importance in our current culture which seems to center on ones-self, rather than others . . . I can remember well when the Communist used the day to display its...

 

Catholic parishes enjoy Divine Mercy Pilgrimage

COVID-19 changed a lot of things over the past two years. One of the changes was the annual Pilgrimage to Catholic churches and shrines that originated out of Lawrence, and the three Catholic...

 

American Legion honors two, 50 year members

1969 was the year . . . Mick Streff and Don Faimon both were graduates of the Lawrence High School that year. And . . . they both had low "lottery numbers" in the Military Draft. The military draft...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    May 12, 2022

Love my crazy life

I did it! Two boys graduated from high school. I deserve an atta boy! I wasn’t sure we were going to make it there, but we did! I think I had more anxiety over getting through graduation day than I have had the entire 17 years of raising the boy....

 

SHS graduation

The commencement ceremony for the 135th graduating class of Superior High School took place Saturday in the high school gymnasium. Family and friends filled the room. The Superior High School Concert...

 

Superior Ed. Board reviews PBis student discipline plan

Members of the Superior Board of Education challenged the effectiveness of the PBiS program during the opening of the regular monthly meeting Monday evening. Jodi Fierstein, elementary principal, gave an overview of the program and distributed the...

 

City Council allows 4-unit data center site expansion plan

More computer data centers will soon be operating in the Kottmeyer Business Park. Monday evening members of the Superior City Council voted unanimously to allow the operation of four of the data centers in the business park. One is currently...

 

Time to prepare Lady Vestey Days parade entries

It’s time build floats, polish up antique vehicles and farm machinery and do whatever else it takes to prepare entires for this year’s Lady Vestey Victorian Celebration parade. This issue of The Express contains an advertisement the explains the...

 

Brodstone Healthcare names Crystal Wyatt CFO

Brodstone Healthcare named Crystal Wyatt as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Wyatt has held the role of interim CFO since the beginning of 2022. She earned her bachelor's degree in business... Full story

 

Rock Hills High School Class of 2022

Members of the Rock Hills High School Class of 2022 who attended commencement exercises Saturday at 2 p.m. in the gymnasium were (back row, from left) Roger Meier Jr., Cesar Gloria-Ortiz, Conner...

 

USD 107 approves supplemental contracts

Vice president Marc Grout called the 107 Board of Education meeting to order Monday. Those present were Kenny Mizner (Zoom), Brenden Wirth, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Justin Angleton, Bobi Fogo, Wayne Frost, Rex Boley, Sam Meyers and Janet Higer....

 

Mankato City Council holds special meeting

A special meeting of the Mankato City Council was held on May 3. Present were Councilmen Becker, Ost and Dauner. Councilman George Hennion appeared via Zoom. Also present were Sharon McCormick, city clerk, Darrell Miller, city attorney, and Nikki...

 

2 percent cost of living raise approved for hourly employees

The Jewell County Commissioners met Monday, May 2. Commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck and Keith Roe, and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, were present for the meeting. The commissioners discussed a cost of living raise for hourly employees. It was...

 

Post Rock Extension District Wheat Tour has 4 stops

The ‘in-person’ 2022 Post Rock Extension District Wheat Plot Tourswill be Thursday, May 26, and includes more than 25 varieties in each of the wheat plots with four stops, according to Sandra Wick, Post Rock District Crop Production Agent. The wh...

 

Damaged this bridge between Formoso and Scandia

The sheriffʼs office reports the vehicle which is thought to have damaged this bridge between Formoso and Scandia on a county road known as Old Highway 36 has been located. The accident was not...

 

Ute Theatre needs volunteers

The Jewell County Cinema, Inc. (JCCI) Board met April 25. The meeting was held by Zoomand in person at the Mankato Christian Church and was called to order by Thadd Hinkle. Members present were Thadd Hinkle, Phyllis Christie, Janis McDill and Sarah...

 

Lawrence-Nelson Class of 2022

Lawrence-Nelson Class of 2022; Logan Hoecker, Kylie Beard, Shaun Grimes, Elsa Jorgansen, Jacob Swift, Fayth Brudvig, Logan Menke, Emma Epley, Theodore Kathman, Aleah Heikkinen, Corbin Karmazin,...

 

Maccoy Menke earns B.S. from Concordia University, Neb.

Maccoy Menke of Lawrence, Neb., earned a bachelor’s of science degree from Concordia University. On May 7, Concordia University, Nebraska awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees to more than 400 graduates. The Class of 2022 was honored during...

 

Nebraska voters cast primary ballots

Nuckolls County voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast their primary election ballots. We are sorry that post office dispatch deadlines no longer make it possible for us to report the election results in print the same week the election is held....

 

Students Graduate from CCC-Hastings

Central Community College-Hastings honored about 320 graduate candidates May 6 during its 55th annual commencement ceremony. Forty-five of the degree candidates achieved an accumulative grade-point average of 3.75 or higher during their college...

 

Students Graduate from CCC-Grand Island

Central Community College-Grand Island honored about 385 graduate candidates May 6 during its 36th annual commencement ceremony. Thirty-eight of the degree candidates achieved an accumulative grade-point average of 3.75 or higher during their...

 

Lyle Flinn

Lyle Lindon Flinn, 94, Mankato resident, died April 30, 2022, at Jewell County Hospital. He was born on Dec. 13, 1927, in Allen Township to Lloyd and Esther (Willmeth) Flinn. Lyle graduated from...

 

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