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Country Roads

Babies are a sure sign of positivity and gives one a deep hearted good feeling about the future. I received such a feeling when I got to hold my great-great niece recently. My great niece and her husband live a distance away so we don’t get to see...

 

Editor's Notebook

In my early years at The Express, I wrote a story telling our readers about a Kansas businessman’s plans to open a Pizza Hut at the north edge of Superior. For me the story had special meaning as the location he picked for the new business was...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions. Q: Is it possible that hell is just a reference to the struggles of this life? A: Believers must constantly be on guard against the urge to shy away from truths that make us uncomfortable. It is...

 

Puffs

Decisions . . . Just when does it get done ? ? ? A lot of folks are making the decision to turn the furnace on at this time of year. With the temperatures dipping to the low 50s or 40s, or lower, I’ve heard a number of folks trying to decide if...

 

Love my crazy life

What a week! I feel like I have accomplished nothing! I’ve been running around like a chicken with my head cut off and making no progress with anything. Yesterday I had planned on getting the house cleaned up, and between work, errands, and my...

 

Sheep barn home becomes inviting home

When former Superior residents, Milan and Deb Hansen, were considering a building to live in when Milan came back here for farming, they toyed with constructing a small building near their barn...

 

Superior High School Homecoming coronation

Sawyer Carter (left), Kash O'Neil, Piper Tatro and Annabelle Korb serve as pages and gift bearers at the Superior High School Homecoming king and queen coronation ceremonies Friday. Cailyn Barry was...

 

Council approves data center plan­

As their regular Monday meeting night fell on a federal holiday, the Superior city council met last Wednesday night in the city administration building. Without public discussion, the council approved a plan to sell five lots in the Kottmeyer Busines...

 

Store promotion to benefit foundation

The Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation has been told to expect a donation following the conclusion of a Bomgaar’s store promotion planed for 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24. At that time, the store will hold a ladies night and 5 percent of the...

 

Firey truck crash claims driver's life

A firey semi-truck crash near Cowles late Friday morning took the life of a 62-year-old truck driver. The accident happened three miles north of the state spur which leads from Highway 281 to the Webster County community of Cowles. Three...

 

School assembly honors former Edgar resident

Patrick Moore, the Blue Hill School principal, was formally honored Friday at a school assembly for being named Nebraska’s High School Principal of the Year. Moore said he was surprised by the assembly and thanked the teachers, students and...

 

Covid cancels Fun day

If you had planned to attend the previously scheduled Formoso Fun Day, change your plans. The event will not be held this year. Organizers hope the event can be rescheduled for the spring. At the current time, COVID-19 has the Jewell County...

 

Rubens, once a flourishing town, now lies under lake

During the late1800s, near where Jewell County's Limestone and John's Creeks come together, the town of Rubens flourished. Today that area lies under Lovewell Lake. Rubens began on Jan. 31,1871, when...

 

Langer teaches Rock Hills ag classes

The Rock Hills students in grades eight through 12 have had a new agricultural teacher since 2020. Jenna Langer is from Superior where she was born. She is still a Superior resident.She was raised in northern Jewell County and was active in Jewell...

 

RHHS teacher completes 2021 Agricultural Mechanics Academy

Jenna Langer, from Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School, has successfully completed the 2021 Agricultural Mechanics Academy, a national agricultural educator training event hosted at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Jenna was one of 20 pa...

 

Mankato Chamber of Commerce discuss upcoming events

Eight members and one guest were present at the regular monthly meeting for the Mankato Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 13 at the Bob’s of Mankato. Brian Shulda, vice president, called the meeting to order. The Community Birthday Calendars are printed....

 

Submissions wanted for Veterans Wall of Honor

Anyone with connections (past or present) to Jewell County is encouraged to submit a digital picture of the veteran to Rock Hills FBLA for the Veterans Wall of Honor which will be hanging at Rock Hills High School from Nov. 2 to 12.   Information...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    October 21, 2021

Ionia Bazaar!

The Ionia Bazaar is back! A bit different but back. Please check for an ad in this newspaper next week for complete details. The Ionia Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13,at the Ionia United Methodist Church in Ionia, Kan. This year the event...

 

Doyle "Hooley" presented with a Quilt of Valor

Doyle "Hooley" Alcorn of Mankato was presented with a Quilt of Valor on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 17.  Alcorn is a World War II veteran having served with Company B of the 256th Engineer Combat...

 
 By Teraesa Bruce    News    October 21, 2021

Welcome to the Bruces' Money Pit

I have always dreamt of having a big old farmhouse like the one my dad grew up in on the hill near Oak. I’m not sure where I got my taste in architecture from, but I am obsessed with anything that predates 1900. The wrap-around porches, the ornate...

 

Raider Football makes State Playoffs for 21st time

The newspaper has mentioned before what tough schedules the NSAA arranges for the L-N Raider Football Team year after year. 2021 was no difference and the Raiders had a little trouble during the year...

 

"Save the best until the last"

"Save the best until the last" We're not sure this applies in running a Cross Country race, but the South Central Red Raiders boys (Sandy Creek and Lawrence-Nelson) seemed to do that at the Class C-4 District Meet at Aurora last week. The girls did n...

 

Raider Volleyball goes 3-2 in busy week

Last week was another one of those busy weeks for the Lady Raider Volleyball Team. They played three games before two more over the weekend in the conference tournament. They defeated C-2 Blue Hill...

 

Raider Football team earn Playoff spot

High school football imitates life in many ways. A person is never sure of what exactly is going to happen next. Last Friday night, the L-N Raiders played their final game of the regular season in Bruning against last year’s Class D-2 state champio...

 

SHS cross country qualifies two for state meet at Kearney

The Superior High School cross country team members competed at the District D-4 meet run over the Franklin Country Club 5K course Thursday. The boys team finished in seventh place, with 63 points,...

 

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