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Articles from the December 16, 2021 edition

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Country Roads

For some reason I had a hard time getting into the Christmas spirit this year. Maybe it was because of the unusual warmer temperatures, as the temperatures lately have climbed into the 50s, 60s and even into the 70s. There was also going to be the...

 

Puffs

A common reply to a number of emergencies is: “I don’t care what they do . . . just do something!” I think I may have said something like that at times, but I hope not as each situation is different to some extent and needs to be handled...

 

Love my Crazy life

I think I need a vacation. Today was like every other Monday, and it began with crawling out of bed, drinking coffee, and finishing up all I had started the week before to be emailed to The Express for publication. On Mondays, I pick up the mail for...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: What are some ways I can be living out God’s will for my life right now? A:  I am excited by this question! The decision to begin living out God’s will for us is second only to the decision to...

 

SHS student dies in Hastings auto crash

A Superior High School sophomore, Victoria Fleming, 16, was killed in a two-vehicle crash outside Hastings early Sunday morning. She was a passenger in an eastbound vehicle on 12th Street. A nortbound vehicle on Blaine Avenue collided with the...

 

Tower Topples Saturday

Another Nuckolls County land mark has hit the dust, literally. The former antenna tower for KHTL-TV and then KSNB, located southwest of Ruskin, was brought to earth Saturday. The cables which...

 

Donuts with Grown Ups at Superior Elementary School

Donuts with Grown Ups was the theme for the second quarter family engagement at Superior Elementary School. Jodi Fierstein, principal, greeted students and adults and offered them donuts as they...

 

As tornado roars by tourist from Superior takes cover in bathtub

Earlier this year Jan Miller, a Superior resident and retired school teacher, completed one item on her bucket list when she went sky diving. This week Jan reports she is going to stick with jumping out of planes and in the future will avoid playing...

 

Editor's Notebook

The call letters of KSNB and the television channel assignment of Number 4 still reminds longtime residents of this area of the days when Superior boasted of being the hometown for television and...

 

Superior unplugging from NPPD

If all goes as members of the Superior City Council expect it will, the lights won’t go out and the city’s electrical energy customers will benefit from lower cost electrical power. The five members of the city council present for the meeting...

 

Sunday afternoon puppet show will feature Nibbles

Shannon Green, the author of 15 children’s books, with the assistance of Nibbles the Mouse, will present a Christmas theme puppet show for area youngsters at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Superior Country Club. The first 40 youngsters to arrive for the...

 

Book Walk coming to Mankato

Thanks to an ARPA Grant, funded by the State Library of Kansas and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Mankato City Library has planned a Book Walk. Ground was broken last Wednesday for...

 

Contract let for bridge near Formoso

The Kansas Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to L&M Contractors of Great Bend for the replacement of a bridge three miles east and 2.5 miles south of Formoso. The firm will be paid $568,660.85....

 

McCollough Farm Family honoree

Jewell County family named Farm Family of the Year Brent McCollough, a Jewell County farmer near Randall, is one of Kansas Farm Bureau's (KFB) Farm Family of the Year honorees. Each year, a select number of families receive the Farm Family of the Yea...

 

Lynch to retire after 53 years of service

Kenny Lynch is retiring from the Mankato Volunteer Fire Department after 53 years of service. "I thought it would be safer to retire because of my balance," Lynch said. "Healthwise though, I could...

 

Courthouse to close at noon Dec. 30 to finish books

The Jewell County Commissioners met Dec. 6. Commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe and Carla J. Waugh, county clerk were present. Don Koester, Mankato City Library Board member, provided an update on the story walk. He had the story...

 

Mankato City Council approves purchase of plasma cutter

Thos present for the Nov. 2 Mankato Council meeting were Mayor Schoonover, Council President Dauner, Councilman Tyler, Councilman Becker, Councilman Klos, Councilwoman Abel, and Attorney Miller. Sheriff Jacobs was absent. Nancy Marihugh reported...

 

Blood Mobile will be in Lawrence Friday

The Red Cross Blood Mobile will be at the American Legion Post in Lawrence between 12 and 6p.m., Friday Dec. 17. Schedule an appointment with Eileen Mazour at 402-984-4361 or go to www.redcrossblood.org ....

 

Application Deadline Set for District Court Judge Vacancy

The Judicial Nominating Commission for District Judge in the 10th Judicial District (consisting of Adams, Clay, Franklin, Harlan, Kearney, Nuckolls, Phelps and Webster counties) will hold a public hearing at the Adams County Courthouse, District...

 

Brodstone names Employee of the 3rd Quarter

Daniel (Dan) Lygrisse has been named the Brodstone Employee of the 4th Quarter. Dan has worked in the maintenance department at Brodstone Memorial Hospital for 9.5 years. His favorite thing about...

 

Nelson Legion members prepare cookie plates to distribute

The joint meeting of the Nelson American Legion, Sons of American Legion and Auxiliary held on Dec. 9, was a fun-filled and tasty occasion. Following a short business meeting, the balance of the...

 

Lady Raiders run into rough games

It’s a tough way to start the season . . . Win your first game in an OK fashion and then play three teams that have a combined 10-2 won loss record. Combine that with maybe not the best playing of the season, and you end up with a 1-3 season...

 

L-N boys split weekend games, record is 3-1

Life has a funny way to stepping up and slapping you in the face . . . The L-N boys’ basketball team rolled to comfortable victories in the first three games of the season, but then ran into the always tough BDS team and learned they still had...

 

L-N Football team members recognized

"All-Conference" teams in football are a rare items in today's high school football. They are replaced by "All-District" teams and the schools in the D2-7 District were able finally get together last...

 

RHHS girls basketball wins opener

It was a successful season opener for the Rock Hills High School girls basketball team. They edged Pike Valley 40-37 at Scandia Friday. The game was also the opening round game of the T-Bird...

 

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