Articles from the May 18, 2023 edition

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Country Roads

It’s been a rule that I don’t start planting flowers until after Mother’s Day, so this week is like being at a traffic light and all of a sudden the light switches to green. You take off and there is no holding back. After looking at what’s missing...

 

Editor's Notebook

Volunteer contributors have long played an important role in the production of this newspaper and they still do but times change and what people voluntarily submit changes. For example, we used to devote two or more pages each week to reporting on...

 
 By Nancy Stafford    Columns    May 18, 2023

Berries

When we first moved to Pennsylvania, my mother discovered in the spring the fields were alive with wild strawberries. These strawberries were small but packed with flavor. Although it was time consuming, my mother would go out with a bucket and pick...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Genesis 3:14 says that God cursed the serpent to crawl on the ground. Does this mean that snakes had legs before they were cursed? A: The language of Genesis 3:14-15 is not precise; it could be saying the serpent didn’t crawl prior to the curse, b...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    May 18, 2023

Puffs

I’m not sure, but I suspect what I’m going to relate is common among quite a number of “older” people. Some time back while discussing health issues, someone asked about the number of different medications I took, and how many different pills I...

 

Love my crazy life

This weekend we had yet another trip to Omaha. It’s living up to its nickname, O-ma-gosh, because that’s exactly how I feel going there anymore. Oh my, goosh, do we have to! Jack’s graduation ceremony from Metropolitan Community College was Friday ev...

 

Superior Industries finishing largest order for Missouri

The final installment of 32 unique sprayers ship this week from Superior Industries to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) . About two years ago, TJ Morris began drawing plans in...

 

Whetzal will be next leader of Superior Schools

Members of the Superior Board of Education interviewed four candidates to serve as superintendent of schools this week: John Whetzal, Nancy Meyer, Kelly Arnberger and Kenneth Heintz. Monday evening the board voted unanimously to accept a two year...

 

Festival includes special functions for SHS alumni

Though the Superior Alumni Association hasn’t held an alumni banquet in recent years, Superior High School graduates and friends are not being forgotten this Memorial Day Weekend. Starting in the 1950s the Superior Alumni Association built a t...

 

Tour Nebraska route crossing Nuckolls County in June

This year’s NRCA Tour Nebraska featuring 440 or more older model automobiles will be crossing northern Nuckolls County on Saturday, June 3. The cars are to leave Kearney at 7 a.m. and travel through Miller and Holdrege before stopping in Minden f...

 

Express will shine spotlight on business

In the next issue of The Superior Express we want to do our part and help the Lady Vestey Victorian Festival sponsors show our many visitors a vibrant business community and a community with many goods and services to offer. Hopefully, our combined...

 

Bowling alley fracas

It wasn’t just bowling pins being reset at the Superior Bowl Saturday night. An individual from Hastings was asked to leave the premises after he began behaving erratically. He was escorted out the door. Being dissatisfied with this outcome, he r...

 

Supplier promises to solve courthouse HVAC problem

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county court house in Nelson Monday. The board was faced with a lengthy agenda as the May 1 meeting was held to approve claims. The commissioners then departed on an educational junket to a John D...

 

Cornerstone Bank announces promotion

The Cornerstone Bank Board of Directors have named Lori Smith was named assistant vice-president and assistant manager at Cornerstone Bank in Guide Rock. Lori has worked in the banking industry since 2005. She joined Cornerstone Bank in 2015 as a...

 

Williams receive Entrepreneur award

Dave and Kim Williams of Williams Funeral Home are the recipients of its 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year Award sponsored by the Superior 3000 Foundation. David and Kim are graduates of Superior High School (1978 and 1980, respectively). The couple...

 

Indian museum will host rendezvous

The American Mountain Men Pawnee Rendezvous will be held at the Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site southwest of Republic from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 3. Area residents are invited to participate in this special event recalling the...

 

Lovewell trading fishing resources with South Dakota

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks issued the following Lovewell Lake Fishing Report on Monday: Walleye—Fair to good for fish ranging in size from16 to 25 inches. Fish can be found in shallower flats and bays that hold schools of b...

 

Jewell County Commissioners met May 8

The Jewell County Commissioners met May 8. Commissioners Brent Beck, Keith Roe and Ed Duskie were present. Carla Waugh, county clerk, also attended the meeting. Shannon Meier, ambulance director, reviewed the monthly billing and activity report. He...

 

Commissioners approve hiring an additional dispatcher

The Jewell County Commissioners met Monday, May 1. Commissioners Brent Beck, Keith Roe and Ed Duskie, and Carla Waugh, county clerk, were present. Dawn Snyder, representing 12th Judicial District Community Corrections-Juvenile Services, reviewed the...

 

Chamber makes plans for Threshing Bee

The Mankato Chamber of Commerce met last Wednesday with eight members present. Jason Ortman, president, called the meeting to order. Haley Nelson read the minutes from the April meeting. Heather Thompson gave a treasurer’s report. Haley Nelson g...

 

Isabela Navarro presented the Rock Hills Class of 2023 farewell speech.

Isabela Navarro presented the Rock Hills Class of 2023 farewell speech....

 

Jewell City Council approves council appointments

The Jewell City Council met in regular session Monday, May 1, at City Hall. Those in attendance were Mayor, Darrell Bohnert; Council Members, Josh Burks, Max Burks, Gaye Daniels, Bob Freeman, Derek Birdsell and Kristie Anderson, city clerk. Don...

 

Hastings College honors 137th graduating class

Hastings College held its 137th commencement on Saturday. During the ceremony, the college awarded degrees to 211 undergraduates and seven master of arts in teaching graduates. Graduates represented 19 states and 13 countries. The student speaker...

 

Nelson Red Cross Blood Mobile collects 46 units

The Red Cross Blood Mobile visited to Nelson last Thursday. For the first time since the COVID 19 epidemic, they came full staffed plus extras. Donors were able to get in and out in less than an hour. The donors didn’t even have time to sit down and...

 

"Can't see the forest for all the trees"

The stain glass windows of the Sacred Heart parish in Lawrence have been well known throughout the state for their beauty. Many folks have made detours on their trips to take the time to admire the windows. The windows are original and came from...

 

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