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Hospital project begins with parking lot removal

Brodstone Memorial Hospital has started another construction project. The beginning stages will include outdoor projects such as moving of the oxygen tank, generator and water and gas lines in...

 

City of Superior Closes Parks

News Bulletin from the City of Superior Due to an increase in the number of COVID cases in the community, the City of Superior has decided to make the following changes. Effective Monday, October 12, 2020, the Superior City Offices will have their...

 

COVID Alarm closes Crest Theatre Again

Because of the escalating number of COVID 19 cases in the community, the movie advertised for this weekend will not be shown at the Crest Theatre. Popcorn will be available curbside....

 

Administrators Explain Current COVID Actions

Hospital and school administrators have made a joint announcement with regard to the rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the Superior area: Nuckolls County Sees Increase in COVID Positive Cases Superior, Ne – “Like much of Nebraska,...

 

COVID case numbers explode this week in Nuckolls County

There’s alarming news to report this week on the COVID-19 front. Attempts to slow the spread of the cornavirus appear to have failed. Monday, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 54 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases...

 

Superior investigating sewer contamination

We don’t have a lot of information as the investigation is on-going and the investigators are being pretty mum about what happened but if the advertising in this issue of The Express is any indication, the incident is being taken pretty serious....

 

Retired college professor writes book about growing up in Bostwick

While the unincorporated Village of Bostwick may be classified among the smaller Nuckolls County communities, the community has inspired at least two books. When Dale Clyde was in Superior visiting...

 

Edgar spur repairs fail to meet expected standard

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting, Monday, at the county courthouse in Nelson. All three commissioners were present. The county road department reported that the core samples taken from the Edgar...

 

Brodstone introducing Thrive staff via Zoom

Brodstone Thrive Center will be hosting a Virtual Meet and Greet this Friday via Zoom. The intention of the virtual event is to help community members get to know the therapists, Krista Holeman and Colleen Babcock, as well as learn about the mental...

 

Homecoming this Friday at RHHS

This is homecoming week at Rock Hills High School. The homecoming coronation will be at 6:30 p.m. at the track. Homecoming candidates and information about each one follows. Karrigan Dunstan: She is...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    October 8, 2020

The Sesquicentennial Buffalo arrive in Jewell

Four buffalo, purchased in honor of Jewell's Sesquicentennial with a Dane G. Hansen grant, have been installed! The fiberglass statues arrived last Tuesday from Seward, Nebraska. Produced by...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    October 8, 2020

2020 Corn Show Parade Grand Marshalls

The grand marshalls for this year’s Sesquicentennial Corn Show Parade honor the history of Jewell. The four women selected and their stories reflect the theme “Jewell – We’ve Got A Story To Tell”! The women are Anna Jones Billings, “Aunt...

 

Donation jumps building fund

A meeting Sunday evening, Oct. 4, in Lawrence could be summed up with four little words: * Trepidation . . . * Surprise . . . * Excitement . . . * Hopeful . . . But then, those four words don't...

 

Nuckolls Co. receives dividend check

Nuckolls County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $9,593, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage and risk...

 

VanSkiver-Giesenhagen Wedding Saturday

Courtney Caye VanSkiver and Drew Arthur Giesenhagen announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Oct.17. The wedding will be held at Salem Lutheran Church, north of Superior. Parents of the...

 

UTE Theater still needs volunteers

Jewell County Cinema, Inc., met Sept 28 at the Mankato Christian Church. Those present were Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart, Phyllis Christie, Chris Klos and Janis McDill. Lisa Goodheart read the minutes of the August meeting and they were accepted as...

 

Jewell County Health Department is offering flu clinics

Saturday, from 8 a.m. until noon at the Jewell Corn Show. Wednesday, from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. at Esbon Guaranty State Bank; and from 1 to 3 p.m. at Burr Oak Guaranty State Bank. Friday, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Mankato Community Center....

 

NCKCN to extend high speed internet access 4 counties

NCKCN, a broadband internet service network covering North Central Kansas, will soon be extending its high-speed wireless internet to pockets of unserved and underserved broadband areas in four North Central Kansas counties. “The need for high...

 

Editor's Notebook

If we were to assemble a list of all the specially designated days, weeks and months into a book, I suspect that book would be as big as an unabridged dictionary. Though there are only 365 days in a year, the National Day Calendar group now tracks...

 

Country Roads

On a chilly night there is nothing more warm and comforting to crawl into bed and cover up with than a homemade cozy quilt. There is talent in creating a work of art from material, by matching colors and patterns, then stitching them all together...

 

Burr Oak

The community was saddened by the unexpected death of Larry Gillett last Wednesday evening. His funeral was held on Monday, at the Burr Oak United Methodist Church. Pastors Les Ellis, Tom Korb and Rod Rose were the officiants. Larry, 77, was a 1961...

 

Superior football team wins over Fillmore Central

Last Friday, Oct 2, the Superior Wildcat football team traveled to Fillmore Central in Geneva to play, and came home with a win. Coach Heusinkvelt's said, "It was a great night to run the ball. We...

 

Lady Cats win St. Cecilia tournament 4th year in a row

SHS vs. Wood River The Lady Cats came out strong against Wood River and beat them in the first set 25-4. The second set was a tougher match. The Cats hit a few key balls out of bounds and made some...

 

Raiders on short end of 26-44 score in Giltner game

Football returned for the L-N Raider football team in this COVID year of 2020. However, Coach Blevins was hampered still by COVID and injuries. He took only freshmen and sophomores plus Jacob Swift an...

 

RHHS volleyball team goes 1-2 at home quad

The Rock Hills High School volleyball team hosted a quadrangular match at Mankato Saturday. Pike Valley avenged an earlier season loss to the Grizzlies by pulling out a three-set, 25-19, 18-25 and 26-24 win. St. John's-Tipton handed Rock Hills a...

 

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