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Country Roads

It's Kansas wheat harvest time in this area. As I write, whirling combine reels can be heard off in the distance, a neighbor is cutting wheat from one of his fields. That's all it will take in this...

 
 By Bill Blauvelt    Columns    June 30, 2022

Editor's Notebook

Friday morning, as I sat on a street barricade and observed the preparations for the Project BOOM ribbon cutting, I tried to visualize what the street looked like a century ago. As I looked west on Eighth Street and south on National Street, I though...

 
 By Allen Ostdiek    Columns    June 30, 2022

Puffs

The week that was . . . People of different political beliefs have been busy since the end of last week trying to convince other people (or maybe just venting anger or joy) that last week was a week that will be remembered for a long time. I’m...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    Columns    June 30, 2022

My two cents on Roe v Wade

Roe v Wade is all anyone seems to be talking about right now. There seems to be no blurred line on this topic; you are either for or against abortion. It is my understanding that the decision to allow or not allow abortion will now be left to the...

 

Nuckolls Co. Fair only a week away

It’s almost county fair time in Nuckolls County. A full page advertisement in this issue outlines the dates and activities. Something new this year will be food truck vendors selling items like snow cones, elephant ears, ice cream and popcorn. The...

 

Superior orders design of water treatment plant

After considering five options related to the City of Superior municipal water system, the Superior City Council on Monday evening approved hiring an engineering firm to design a water treatment plant. The option is expected to cost about $4.5...

 

July 4th activities scheduled

The 40th annual Firekracker Run will be held in person this year on Monday, July 4, but precautions are still be taken because of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the height of the pandemic, the race was run virtually with particpants reporting their...

 

Celebration time for many communities

With the July 4th holiday almost at hand, it is time for community celebrations. This issue of The Express contains pictures taken at both Edgarfest and Chesterfest. It was a special time in Edgar as...

 

Police chief warns thefts increasing

Monday Jill Allgood, the Superior police chief, reported the department is being called to investigate a rising number of thefts. It appears one or more persons are taking things of apparent value from unlocked garages and automobiles. The chief...

 

Intersection work starting next week

A downtown Superior street improvement project at Fourth and Commercial is scheduled to get underway in early July. These improvements include the removal of several damaged sections of the concrete driving surface in addition to repairs to part of...

 

Superior reading program features Oceans of Fun

This summer the ocean is as close as the Superior Public Library. The theme of the summer reading program is "Seas the Day with a Good Book." Each Wednesday at 2 p.m., youth from two-years-old...

 

Ribbon cut for ProjectBoom Houses

Lt. Gov. Mike Folley was in Superior Friday morning to officially cut the ribbon signally the first two houses being built under the auspices of Superior innovative Project BOOM program were finished...

 

Driver's exams will be given only on July 5

If you are planning to renew a Nebraska driver’s license at the Nuckolls County Courthouse sometime in July. You will have only one opportunity to do so. The only time the examiner’s office will be open is Tuesday, July 5...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    June 30, 2022

Quilts of Valor awarded

Three Quilts of Valor were awarded in Jewell on Saturday, by the Desire Tobey Sears Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The recipients were Korean War veterans,...

 

Formoso acquires new fire truck

After makning a detailed prerequisite list and biding their time, the Formoso Fire Department has acquired a fire truck! The truck was purchased in an online auction with a sealed bid through Watts...

 

Formoso holds city-wide clean-up

The Formoso Community Improvement Committee organized a city-wide cleanup on Saturday. Members of the community set out their trash and tree branches along the streets and 14 plus volunteers showed up on Saturday to help load and haul the items...

 

Introducing Leadership Mitchell County - Class 22

Leadership Mitchell County (LMC) announced the 2022-2023 class. The mission of LMC is to develop and activate people to connect passion with civic purpose. North Central Kansas thrives through connected people of passion, purpose and integrity,...

 

Photos wanted for Birthday calendar

At the last Mankato Chamber of Commerce meeting, members discussed the photo for the 2023 Community Birthday Calendars. The group came up with the idea of using a photo from the 150th Celebration, but they need help! The chamber of commerce members...

 

COVID-19 vaccines now available for Kansas children 6 months to 6 years old

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) said Kansas has received the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) authorization for administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for...

 

Firemen called to the Edd Eply farm

As this issue went to press late Tuesday afternoon, firemen had been called to the Edd Eply farm near Nora, Access to the area was blocked off and we do not have a report of what was burning or if...

 

Time with family and history enjoyed at Fort Riley

What a weekend! We went to Fort Riley to visit Robert and my two adopted army brats and family. We arrived at the boys' place early in the afternoon on Friday. We were at the house long enough to use...

 

Father Hottovy serving three parishes

Priestly assignment for Catholic religious parishes in the Lincoln diocese are made every year. Spring 2022 saw more than 30 assignment made throughout the diocese and this year the changes affected the three Catholic parishes in Northwest Nuckolls...

 

Cadet Kohmetscher looks to expand history

"Wisdom, through History" may not be what many people think of when considering military training, but it plays an important part in the lives of cadets at the Military Academy at West Point, New...

 

Two join K of C

Timing is everything . . . This old adage can be applied to many experiences in life. For this occasion we apply it to the Knights of Columbus Exemplification Ceremony for new members. About four years ago the Knights instituted a new...

 

Men's Cow Chip Open Tournament results

The Lawrence Country Club was the setting Sunday, June 12, for the 62nd Annual Men's Cow Chip Open Tournament. Forty-nine golfers participated in the two-round open. Comfortable conditions early...

 

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