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Articles from the June 23, 2022 edition

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 By Gloria Schlaefli    Columns    June 23, 2022 

Country Roads

Living in a rural community can’t be beat! Volunteering and helping out one another is a regular occurence here. Recently a fund raiser was held in my hometown for its rural fire department, who along with many other area fire departments came...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    June 23, 2022 

Editor's Notebook

A friend’s story shared on a social media site reminded me of my grandmother. My mother regularly drove an automobile. She used a special skill my father taught her to get through the water holes that separated our house on Blauvelt’s Hill and Su...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    June 23, 2022 

Puffs

I keep getting reminders that I’m most likely included in that category of people that some call “old.” Others, kinder I suppose, might use the word “senior” rather than old. Whatever group I’m in, that’s OK, I’ll go with it. Maybe...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Ribbon to be cut Friday on first BOOM houses

It has been a slow, multi-year process but finally the first two of Superior’s six Project Boom houses have been completed. A ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the milestone is planned for 10:30 Friday morning near the houses at 210 and 216 West...

 
 By Teraesa L. Bruce    Columns    June 23, 2022 

Love my Crazy life

I’m so excited! We are going to visit Robert at Fort Riley this weekend. I have no idea what we will do, but I told him not to plan anything too extravagant since the traveling and hotel room have more than broken my summer budget. LOL! He said...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    June 23, 2022 

Angus resident buys rare 1970 Mustang

Many of us have that one thing we are crazy about and collect. It can be hard to make our family and friends understand why we are so crazy about it. My brother-in-law collects vintage t-shirts and...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Nebraska family holds annual reunion at lake

With record setting hot days in mid-June, Express staff members were discussing how to picture heat. A social media post suggested the National Weather Service should publish instruction about how to...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

COVID numbers stabilizing

On Tuesday morning the Wunderground website reported there had been 989 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nuckolls County and 13 confirmed deaths since the statistics had been kept. The source of the data was said to be the Nebraska Department of Health...

 

Museum given post card of 150-year-old log cabin

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the building of the log cabin which became Superior's first post office. It was built by William Louden, the founder of Superior. The cabin was first located...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

New wellness program coming to Auditorium

Brodstone Healthcare and the Superior Auditorium have agreed to expand their partnership to increase access to comprehensive wellness activities. Previously, Brodstone offered a walking club and fitness bootcamp at the auditorium during the winter...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Meal program funding will end before fall term

Meals are available to children through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture program. A number of camps and programs are also offering free meals to those children who are enrolled. Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Nuckolls Co. Board awards culvert bids

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met at the county courthouse in Nelson Tuesday. The meeting was held Tuesday because of Monday’s Juneteenth holiday. The board approved claims from county departments. Bids were opened for steel tubes to...

 

Ost competes with Kansas Flyers Track Team

Meili Ost competed June 18, at a USATF Junior Olympics track meet at Fort Osage High School in Blue Springs, Mo., with the Kansas Flyers Track Team. Meili was part of a 4 x 800-meter relay team that competed in the 13-14-year-old age group. This...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Come one, come all to the county fair!

2022 Jewell County Fair, with the theme Country Pride County Wide, starts Friday, July 8, with the horse show at 8 a.m., poultry and rabbit show begins at 12:30 p.m., and the pet show following. The Adventure Lab, a learning activity, will be from 4...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Jewell County Historical Museum begins renovation

On Monday, the Jewell County Historical Society began renovation of their museum, along with help from Jewell County Community Development. The project is funded by grants from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation and is many years in the making. The focus...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Sheriff's Stats

Sheriff’s Stats for June 6 through 12 For the week of June 6 through 12, the Jewell County Sheriff’s office reports there were 21 9-1-1 calls, two accidents, one animal call, one arrest, one battery, three civil paper services, four controlled...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Father Harrison moves to Roseland

Rev. Corey Harrison has been pastor of the three Catholic parishes in northwest Nuckolls County and southern Clay County. Father Harrison is one of 30 some priests in the Lincoln diocese who received...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Nuckolls Co. had only hybrid school

In 1954 Nuckolls County had the ony combination parochial and public school in Nebrska. It was located in the St. Stephens church south Lawrence. The four lower grades were parocial with 35 pupils and Ileen Kathman as teacher. The upper four grades...

 

Two teams join the Friday night golf league at ECCC

Even though it was a little warm, or hot, everyone came out to compete in the third round of competition at the Elk Creek Country Club in Nelson, Friday evening.  Two additional teams were welcomed  Hunter Holland and Emily Wulf and Richard P....

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Nelson Community Club Fun Day Events

Nelson Community Club Fun Day Events on July 3 & 4 Sunday, July 3, will be the day to be at Nelson's City Park. All the usual events from past years will return with the addition of a horseshoes tournament taking place at 1. Work has been done...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Get ready for the Nuckolls County Fair

The 147th annual Nuckolls County fair is scheduled for early July. 4-H and open class exhibits are to be checked in Thursday, July 7. Friday, July 8, they will be judged. Saturday, July 9, the 4-H horse show opens at 8 a.m. and generally takes most o...

 

Karen Schutte

Karen Schutte, 81 of Kearney died Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A Funeral Mass was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 20, at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney....

 

John Wehrman

John Richard (Dick) Wehrman, 92, was born the second son of C.E. and Florence Wehrman in Nelson, in 1929. He died at home in Elbert, Colorado, on June 5, 2022. Dick grew up farming and graduated from...

 

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