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Articles from the December 1, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

Here it is, the first week in December 2022! It’s beginning to feel and look like a Kansas-Nebraska December. Tuesday, it was cloudy, and the cold northern winds were blowing. North of us there were reports of slick roadways because of moisture fal...

 

Editor's Notebook

I was surprised last Wednesday morning when I looked out and found a heavy fog had descended on the area. It has been so dry in recent weeks I didn’t think there would be enough moisture in the atmosphere to form fog. Most mornings fog doesn’t...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: I’m not a Christian, can I still pray? A: When most people today speak about prayer they usually mean “to talk to God.” But there is another meaning for prayer that is more common in the Bible,...

 

Puffs

Just as Christmas is not “just a day,” Thanksgiving is also not “just a day.” You may think this opinion is a day, or two, late, but I think it is never too late to say “Thank You.” For the Thanksgiving holiday many families take time...

 

Love my crazy life

Here I am, last minute, sitting down to write about this week’s Crazy Life. Tuesday morning when George told me goodbye, he said, if you go anywhere today, please be careful. I took one look outside, and my decision to stay home held firm. The...

 

Teams pull wagons through Candy Cane Lane

Two teams of horses arrived in Superior more than an hour before Candy Cane Lane's first hayrack rides of the season, Friday evening. The teams are perhaps some of the best trained teams in Nebraska....

 

Candy Cane Lane reopens after brief electrical problems

Candy Cane Lane had a great opening Friday night. As expected the park was a popular place to be with not only the light show but the Scout Cabin was open and serving hot chili, hot dogs, hot chocolate, coffee, S’Mores and other goodies. As usual...

 

This week's Christmas schedule

The first two weeks winning names have been drawn as part of the Superior Chamber of Commerce Superior Bucks holiday promotion. Week two winners included Linda Dress, Richard Ahrens, Adam Sunday and Jackie Ernest. Week one winners were Ezra Morris,...

 

Soft opening of Mammoth Exhibit at JC Museum

As part of the Christmas in Mankato festivities on Saturday, the Jewell County Historical Museum hosted a soft opening of the nearly-completed Columbian Mammoth exhibit with more than 95 people in...

 

  Papers will publish Letters to Santa in December 22 issue

       The Superior Express and Jewell County Record newspapers are planning to feature Letters to Santa Claus in their Thursday, Dec. 22 combined edition. Invitations have been sent to area school teachers encouraging them to have their...

 
 By Ron Wilson    News    December 1, 2022

Zoltenkos featured in Kansas Profiles

Ron Wilson Huck Boyd Institute for Rural Developement “We deliver the male.” No, I’m not referring to the U.S. Postal Service. In this case, it refers to a business that delivers selected male genetics to pork production operations across the...

 

Brodstone Healthcare receives Performance Award

As part of the National Rural Health Day celebration in mid-November, Brodstone Healthcare announced it has been recognized with a 2022 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in the areas of quality and patient perspective. Compiled by The...

 

Superior cemetery established in 1883

Every settlement on the Plains had several requirements. The establishment of a post office, securing, if possible, a location on a railroad, schools, churches and places of commerce. One often overlooked necessity was a resting place for deceased...

 

Extension grain marketing workshop Dec. 8 in Deshler

Should you sell your grain? Should you store? What are the grain markets telling you? An upcoming Nebraska Extension workshop will help farmers develop marketing plans for 2023. Nebraska Extension in Thayer County will host a cash grain marketing...

 

DR. Blecha receives Koefoot Award

On Nov.11, Timothy Blecha, MD, of Superior, Nebraska, was recognized by the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Family Medicine as the 2022 recipient of the Marion D. and Theodore H....

 

Four County Fire recoverycontinues a year later

Stephanie Dickerson spent an “eternity” on Dec. 15, 2021, huddled with her husband, son, a neighbor and a hired hand in the cab of a pickup truck as a wildfire made the doors too hot to touch. It didn’t matter that they were parked in the...

 

Commissioners hear request for pay raise

The Jewell County Commissioners met Nov. 21, with Commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck, and Keith Roe present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk, and Ed Duskie, commissioner elect joined the meeting.  Carla Waugh said Travis Garst, solid waste...

 

Knights of Columbus make charitable donations

The St. Stephen Council 1906, Knights of Columbus started out the 2022 Christmas season with a couple of charitable donations. The Council took action during their November meeting. One donation was made to the ‘Our Lady of Good Counsel Retreat...

 

High COVID levels in area prompt MLH visitor policy change

Because of high community transmission levels of COVID-19, Mary Lanning Healthcare is changing its visitor policies to meet with Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. The South Heartland District Health Department on Friday released the new...

 

Community Club busy in December

As Fall comes to a close, it finds the Lawrence Community Club busy with winter events. The Tour of Homes will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 3. Preston and Lacey Hild, Jordan and Samantha Juranek, Brett and Makenzie Kohmetscher...

 

DHHS Hastings Office is closing on December 16

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be closing its Hastings office at 300 N. St. Joseph Ave on Dec. 16, 2022. DHHS is currently working to secure a temporary location and will inform residents as soon as that location is...

 

Extension grain marketing workshop Dec. 8 in Deshler

Should you sell your grain? Should you store? What are the grain markets telling you? An upcoming Nebraska Extension workshop will help farmers develop marketing plans for 2023. Nebraska Extension in Thayer County will host a cash grain marketing...

 

Phillip Eckles

Phillip Virgil Eckles the oldest son of five children of William and Verna Littrell Eckles was born Feb. 18, 1924, in Nelson. He died Nov. 28, 2022, at Parkview Nursing Home at the age of 98 years, 9...

 

Darrel Uhrmacher

Darrel Ray Uhrmacher, 69, of Sutherland, died Nov. 22, 2022 at home. He was born on Sept. 20, 1953, to Raymond and Helen (Tanner) Uhrmacher in Superior. Darrel grew up in Superior, attending a country school through the 8th grade, and graduating...

 

Sue Rose

Sue Ellen Rose, the daughter of Homer and Emma (Engel) Hoff, was born June 21, 1946, At McCook. She died on Nov. 20, 2022, at the Sutton Community Home in Sutton where she had resided briefly at the age of 76 years, 4 months and 29 days. Sue spent he...

 

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