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Editor's Notebook

My father and grandfather were constantly on the lookout for business opportunities. Grandfather found many diverse opportunities. In his lifetime, he was an owner of dray lines, at least one cafe and hotel, three or more gasoline stations, a barber...

 

Country Roads

Happy Thanksgiving! Though we should be thankful for what we have been given year around, this is a special time of the year set for us to be giving thanks. Somewhere along the way, it wasn’t just enough to give thanks on this special day, it...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q:  If someone hasn’t heard what the Bible says about what it takes to be saved, how can that be their fault? Will they go to heaven anyway? A:  Before we can understand the answer to this question,...

 

BNSF road closing frustrates motorists

Motorists planning to travel Highway 14 between Superior and Kansas have been frustrated in recent days by road closed barricades. Last Wednesday the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad closed the...

 

Expected COVID-19 decline did not happen in November

ontrol projected new U.S. COVID cases would decline in November. Instead nationally the cases have surged about 30 percent. It is a disappointing development. Almost two years after COVID began spreading, it is still here. It didn’t go away in the...

 

Ken Rempe will join Nuckolls Co. board

A Superior resident, Ken Rempe, is set to become Nuckolls County’s newest county commissioner. He was selected Monday evening to fill the county board vacancy left by the death of James (Pete) Keifer of rural Bostwick. State law provided a panel...

 

Holiday season arriving with a flury of activities

The 30 days which connect today, Thanksgiving Day with Christmas will be packed with a whirlwind of activities. An entire page in this issue of The Express is devoted to tell about just some of the many events planned for the month that connects...

 

Nuckolls Co. Museum hit by vandals

Vandalism is an ongoing problem for the Nuckolls County Museum campus in Superior. Windows have been broken at the church. The door to an outhouse was bashed in on Halloween. Vandals have battered the walls of the church and school buildings. New...

 

Superior Fire Department answers calls

The Superior Volunteer Fire Department was busy answering fire calls Friday and Saturday. The department dispatched four units to Road C and 4000 Friday. A side by side ATV owned by Chris Bruning, caught fire while he was working on a fencing...

 

Nuckolls County Courthouse closed

The Nuckolls County Courthouse in Nelson is closed today (Thursday) and Friday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal business hours will resume Monday at 8:30 a.m....

 

Dec. 5 will be a busy day for many

Sunday, Dec. 5, will be an entertainment filled day in Superior. The day starts at 2 p.m. with the annual Christmas program in the Nuckolls County Historical Society’s museum church. John Price Jr. and Arnold Miller will be in charge of the... Full story

 

At Superior Elementary School Parents join pupils for Family Fun night

On Tuesday, Nov, 16, many preschool through 5th grade students and their families participated in the Superior Elementary Family Fun night from 6 to 7 p.m., at the school. This school year families are invited to participate in family-centered...

 

Jewell County receives grant to purchase safety equipment

The Jewell County Commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe met last Monday. The commissioners reviewed an email from Doyle McKimmy, Jewell County Hospital administrator, regarding a letter he sent to Senator Moran’s office concerning...

 

Study affirms Lovewell State Park as contributor to economic growth 

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR) at Wichita State University (WSU) polled 39,156 visitors who stayed at a Kansas state park between April 1, 2020 and Sept. 11, 20...

 

Vaccine comes to Mankato

Jewell County Health Department and the Jewell County EMS will be hosting a walk in and drive through vaccination clinic at the Mankato Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 11. They will be administering...

 

JC honors 4-H achievements

Achievement pins and awards recognize 4-H members as they reach milestones throughout their 4-H journey. The milestones and recognition motivate youth to set new and more challenging goals each year. Youth learn the value of purposeful planning to...

 

Rock Hills Thanksgiving bulletin boards

Mrs. Ost's kindergarten class stands by their Thanksgiving bulletin board, Members of the class are (from left) Graci McCary, Parker Badger, Addicus Wells, Asher Van Dinter, Stetson, Colson, Rhett...

 

Harvest Moon Gala raises $140,000 for early detection

The 4th Annual Harvest Moon Gala hosted by Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation was held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the historic Superior Auditorium. More than 200 guests arrived on the red carpet, dressed to impress and ready for an evening of...

 

MLH CEO asks for community help in dealing with COVID-19

When it comes to COVID-19, all of us just wish it would go away. Eric Barber, Mary Lanning Healthcare President and CEO, is right there among those who wish for an end to the pandemic chaos and resulting fallout. COVID-19 has had a huge effect on...

 

After the deer hunt comes processing the meat

Every year, thousands of people apply for a deer license with the hope of bagging a trophy buck and providing food for the family. Though I have never shot a deer, hunting season has been a big deal in my family. Almost more prominent than the...

 

Jaelyn Himmelberg to perform at Disney World

Jaelyn Himmelberg, Lawrence, attends Blue Hill High School. She is one of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country who will represent Varsity Spirit in the 2021 Thanksgiving Tour at the...

 

Work to remove the trees

Lonnie Haba and Brudel Reymand (Haba Construction) work to remove the trees from in front of a home in Lawrence on North Calvert Street just north of the R&K Service. The structure will be burned by the Lawrence Volunteer Fire Department for...

 

Gabriel Sharp shot her first deer this season.

She said, "Well it was probably my fourth time sitting this year and I heard him come in from behind my blind. Then after waiting patiently, for what seemed like forever, he finally made it down into a clearing when I got the perfect shot. He was...

 

Love my crazy life

It’s been another wild weekend of burning the candle at both ends. Friday morning, I left the house around nine to pick up my glasses from the eye doctor. After having my glasses fit, I hit the road headed to Sutton to have my back cracked by the...

 

Puffs

Nov. 22, 1963 . . . the death of President John Kennedy. Seems we’ve had a bunch of funerals in Lawrence as of late. This past weekend and Monday two more women. Most folks alive today probably don’t remember 1963 as they were not born yet. I don...

 

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