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Articles from the December 29, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

Just when I got used to writing 2022, it is about to change and I’ll have to start remembering it is 2023. It seems the years keep coming and going faster and faster. I’ve been through the growing and prosperous years of the 1950s as America...

 

Editor's Notebook

On a recent Wednesday morning, I parked across the street from the Superior City Park Bandshell, and carried bundles of that week's issue of The Superior Express into the CPI convenience store. I...

 

Love my Crazy life

By Teraesa Bruce Our washing machine broke down. I swear if it’s not one thing, it’s another! I had started a load of laundry and came upstairs for something and noticed the smell of burnt rubber. The smell was coming from the basement, and at...

 

Puffs

No. 52 . . . look forward to that number every year. For people in the weekly newspaper field, it usually means we’ve lived another year. Some years there are 53 Thursdays, but we just don’t worry about those years. Happy New Year to everyone,...

 

Co-op plan 2 Shuttle loaders

December brought announcement of plans for two additional shuttle loading elevators to be built in this area. Cooperative Producers, the operator of the Ruskin elevator and other businesses in this area including convenience stores in Superior and...

 

Christians honor the birth of the Messiah

As has long been the tradition, area churches held special services to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ more than 2,000 years ago in the small village of Bethlehem. This year an Express staff...

 

Self-checkout arrives in Superior as a customer convenience offering

Superior may be a small town but its hometown supermarket is home to the latest innovations in technology. Shannon and Jenny McCord, operators of Superior's Ideal Market, recently installed two...

 

Residents share unusual stories

This is the time of year we often think of past memories. Some as good and some not so good. Avis Shaw recalls her brother-in-law, Cecil, and his wife, June, came to visit the farm quite often. They stopped by one summer day; it must have been a...

 

Bishops have roots in south central Nebraska

According to sources this reporter has seen, the Roman Catholic Church has approximately 430 Bishops, Arch-Bishops and retired Bishops in the United States. One hundred, seventy-six of them are Diocesan Bishops (meaning they are the leaders of a...

 

Formoso Christmas Dinner A community tradition, where all are welcome

The Courtland Journal The first time I went with Mom and Dad to the Formoso Community Christmas Dinner it felt weird to think we were just showing up even though we knew several people who expected would be there. It was only the three of us so it...

 

Guest pianist, organist, violinist plays at Ada Lutheran Church

The Courtland Journal Ada Lutheran Church was blessed with a wonderful addition to this year’s Christmas eve service. Cayden   Gonzales from Lincoln, Nebraska, was a guest pianist, organist and violinist. He has been learning to play the organ...

 

City of Mankato welcomes new city office employee

Angie Brown, the new face you will see if you go into the Mankato City Office, is from Arvada, Colorado. She has lived in Jewell County since 2008. Brown and her husband of 13 years chose Jewell County as their home. Their rental in Lebanon was for s...

 

Record office hosts unwanted guest

This Christmas season the Jewell County Record office staff experienced their own version of the Chevy Chase National Lampon’s Christmas. Because of the wind chills and icy walks and streets, the business was like many others in this area. The...

 

Accident claims life of Scandia resident

A 60 year old Scandia man died last Wednesday night as a result of a two-vehicle collision on US36 just west of Belleville’s K Street. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Buick LeSabre driven by Fred Mikesell of Scandia and a 2016...

 

Calving School Program to be held in Mankato, Kansas

The Kansas State Research and Extension Calving School will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, at Mankato. To help prepare for the upcoming calving season, the program will outline overall calving management that includes stages of the normal...

 

Land management workshop planned for women in Ag

There is still time to register for an upcoming four-part extension workshop for women in agriculture that will focus on the basics of land management, leasing and conservation for landlords and tenants. “The Power of Negotiation and...

 

Southwest Power Pool sees record wintertime electricity use

The effects of the current widespread and extreme cold have led to new records and the declaration of several advisories and alerts in Southwest Power Pool’s (SPP) service territory. SPP set a new record for electricity use during the winter season...

 

UNK announces dean's list for 2022 fall semester 

The University of Nebraska at Kearney announced students who earned a place on the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester. Area students on the dean’s list are Brooklyn Nicole Kohmetscher, Lawrence; Megan Wheeland, Nelson; and Trenten James...

 

Deloris VanSkiver 

Deloris Evelyn Rodenburg VanSkiver, the daughter of Martin and Caroline (Nehrig) Rodenburg, was born March 10, 1930, on the family farm east of Davenport and died on Dec. 16, 2022, at the age of 92...

 

Donavon Pohlmeier

Donavon J. Pohlmeier, 87, Hastings, Nebraska formerly of Lawrence, died on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022 at his home in Hastings. Rosary was at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 28. Mass was at 10:30 a.m.,...

 

Audrey Sunday 

Audrey Marie Sunday, the daughter of John and Marie (Fier) Lutzwick, was born on April 20, 1931, in Ivanhoe, Minnesota. She died Dec. 22, 2022, in the Good Samaritan Society home at Superior,...

 

Ray Biltoft

Ray Biltoft, the son of Homer and Helen (Bise) Biltoft, was born on May 30, 1945, in Deshler, Nebraska. He died Dec. 22, 2022, at Brod- stone Healthcare in Superior, at the age of 77 years, 6 months,...

 

Edna M. Moore

Edna Marie Moore, 91, recently of Lenexa, Kansas, died on Dec. 17, 2022. Edna was born in Rulo, Nebraska, on April 19, 1931, to Charley and Kate Wissman. She was raised on the farm in Rulo until...

 

Jim Kier

Jim Kier, 73, of Gatesville, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, at his home. His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday), Dec. 29, at Scott's Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor John L. Dublin...

 

SHS basketball

The Superior High School boys and girls basketball teams take to the court today (Thursday) at the Runza Holiday Tournament hosted by Milford High School....

 

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