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Articles from the December 8, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

I’m finding fast as we age, our memory just isn’t like it used to be. It’s tempting when a person reads about all the pills that if taken can improve the memory. I never seem to follow through with purchasing them though. When I see some of...

 

Editor's Notebook

Earlier this week, while going through The Express picture files, I found a picture taken about 45 years ago at the Sullivan Dairy which was then located west of the Superior Airport. The dairy had built a new milking barn and installed a carousel....

 

Puffs

Over the years a number of different people ask how I keeping coming up with subjects to write about. I surely don’t have a method, but something always happens to come up and sometimes there are just too many to write about and I don’t get it...

 

Love my crazy life

For the last two weeks, the house has been a chaotic mess of various piles of Christmas ornaments, garlands and wreaths. Over the years, I have accumulated tons of holiday decorations, the problem being that many of them are worn out from years of...

 

The Great Christmas Tree Hunt

When we first moved from Rhode Island to Pennsylvania, my parents were excited because our 110 acres had many pine trees. They envisioned treks to find the perfect Christmas tree, plucked from their own property. So began the annual Christmas tree hu...

 

Christmas program held in 133-year-old museum church

Sunday afternoon, members of the Nuckolls County Historical Society board hosted the annual museum Christmas service in the historic church located on the museum grounds. The church was moved from...

 

Gala by Brodstone raises $155,000 for MRI technology

The Brodstone Healthcare Foundation hosted the 5th Annual Gala by Brodstone on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Superior Auditorium. More than 200 guests arrived on the red carpet to celebrate Brodstone Healthcare in support of continued access to quality...

 

Nuckolls Co. buys $92,000 worth of security cameras

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners approved the expenditure of more than $92,000, this week, for updated security measures at several county locations. More than $56,000 will be spent updating and expanding camera coverage at the courthouse....

 

Keenagers celebrate November with turkey dinner

The November 17th Turkey Dinner was well attended with 29 Keenagers and four workers. Thanks to the extra helpers, Kay Theer, Judy Menke, Lynette Hofstetter and Mr. Troudt. Birthday people are Bonnie (Don) Himmelberg, Eileen Buschkoetter and Betty...

 

Calendar filling with Christmas activities

If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to plan to be in downtown Superior between 5 and 7 p.m. on Friday to participate in the Once Upon a Christmas annual event. From the scheduled activities, it appears it will be a festive time to...

 

Judge sends drunk driver to prison for nearly 40 years

Four days shy of a year ago, a teenager from Superior and another teenager lost their lives when a drunk driver blew his vehicle through a stop sign and collided with the vehicle they were riding in. Monday that drunk driver was sentenced to spend...

 

LRNRD expects farmers will face drought restrictions

In recent days Todd Siel, manager of the Lower Republican Natural Resources District, Nick Simonsen, the district’s assistant manager and Mary Goebel, information and education coordinator for the district, have been traveling about the district...

 

Mankato Evangelical Lutheran Church observing their 150th anniversary

If a new community is being built and the people are to be taught about God, a congregation must be established. On Dec. 14, 1872, at Jewell Centre (Mankato), a meeting was called to organize such a congregation. Eleven voting members were present,...

 

Cross at Jewell's Lake Emerson

The 48 foot 8 inch tall steel cross was recently placed on the west side of Jewell's Lake Emerson. It is made of tube steel and weighs 1,900 pounds. There is reflective tape on the front so the cross...

 

New JC ambulance in service, data collection to start in 2023

The Jewell County Commissioners met Nov. 28. The following were present for the office head meeting and provided an update for their department: Chris Petet, custodian; Alexandria Pierce, county attorney; Shannon Meier, ambulance director; Anna Porte...

 

Winter Bazaar was a little smaller this season

This year's Winter Bazaar was a little smaller this season with 20 venders and steady stream of shoppers. The event was organized by Dawn Meyers and sponsored by the Nelson Community Club. It brought...

 

COVID and other respiratory viruses surging locally

Michele Bever, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) executive director, reported on Friday COVID-19 cases are rising sharply, more long-term care facilities are experiencing outbreaks and virus levels in wastewater have climbed to very...

 

George F. Sund, Jr.

George F. Sund, Jr. age 71, died at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Dec. 1, 2022. He was born in Superior, Nebraska on Nov. 14, 1951, to George F. Sr. and Ruby (Kottmeyer) Sund. George attended...

 

Maureen Menke funeral services December 3

Funeral services for Maureen Ellen Menke were held Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, at Sacred Heart Church in Lawrence. Former Sacred Heart pastor, Rev. Corey Harrison and Father Jeremy Hazuka concelebrated the Mass. They were assisted by Acolyte John...

 

Dennis Harms

Dennis Gustav Harms was born Jan. 8, 1949, and died Saturday, December 4, 2022. Dennis had a 12-year journey with blood cancer but is now safely in his eternal home with Jesus Christ his Savior....

 

Eli Skinner

Eli Jack Skinner, age 88, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at Angelhaus Assisted Living in Yankton. His funeral was held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, at the Wintz...

 

Richard "Dick" Rempe

Richard Joseph "Dick" Rempe died peacefully on Dec. 2, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society Superior Center where he had been living since March, 2022. Dick was born in Lawrence, Nebraska, on April...

 

Clarence Floyd Andersen

Clarence Floyd Andersen died Nov. 24, 2022. He was born to Clark Edmond and Faye Francis (Bates) Andersen at Oak, Nebraska, on August 12, 1932. He was the second of four children, older sister,...

 

SHS bowling

The Superior High School bowling teams opened their season Thursday with a match at Arapahoe. The boys lost their match. The girls team forfeited their match. The team hosted McCool Junction at the Superior Bowl Tuesday. Results were unavailable at...

 

SHS girls basketball off to fast start

The Superior High School girls basketball team is off to a hot start for the 2022-2023 season. The team downed the Sutton Mustangs, 43-30, at Superior, to win their season opener Thursday. They followed up with a convincing 52-36 win over the...

 

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