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COVID case numbers explode this week in Nuckolls County

There’s alarming news to report this week on the COVID-19 front. Attempts to slow the spread of the cornavirus appear to have failed. Monday, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 54 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases...

 

Superior investigating sewer contamination

We don’t have a lot of information as the investigation is on-going and the investigators are being pretty mum about what happened but if the advertising in this issue of The Express is any indication, the incident is being taken pretty serious....

 

Retired college professor writes book about growing up in Bostwick

While the unincorporated Village of Bostwick may be classified among the smaller Nuckolls County communities, the community has inspired at least two books. When Dale Clyde was in Superior visiting...

 

Edgar spur repairs fail to meet expected standard

The Nuckolls County Board of Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting, Monday, at the county courthouse in Nelson. All three commissioners were present. The county road department reported that the core samples taken from the Edgar...

 

Brodstone introducing Thrive staff via Zoom

Brodstone Thrive Center will be hosting a Virtual Meet and Greet this Friday via Zoom. The intention of the virtual event is to help community members get to know the therapists, Krista Holeman and Colleen Babcock, as well as learn about the mental...

 

Homecoming this Friday at RHHS

This is homecoming week at Rock Hills High School. The homecoming coronation will be at 6:30 p.m. at the track. Homecoming candidates and information about each one follows. Karrigan Dunstan: She is...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    October 8, 2020

The Sesquicentennial Buffalo arrive in Jewell

Four buffalo, purchased in honor of Jewell's Sesquicentennial with a Dane G. Hansen grant, have been installed! The fiberglass statues arrived last Tuesday from Seward, Nebraska. Produced by...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    October 8, 2020

2020 Corn Show Parade Grand Marshalls

The grand marshalls for this year’s Sesquicentennial Corn Show Parade honor the history of Jewell. The four women selected and their stories reflect the theme “Jewell – We’ve Got A Story To Tell”! The women are Anna Jones Billings, “Aunt...

 

Donation jumps building fund

A meeting Sunday evening, Oct. 4, in Lawrence could be summed up with four little words: * Trepidation . . . * Surprise . . . * Excitement . . . * Hopeful . . . But then, those four words don't...

 

Nuckolls Co. receives dividend check

Nuckolls County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $9,593, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage and risk...

 

Brodstone's virtual Harvest Gala in this week's social spotlight

It was the intent of the Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation (BMHF) Gala Committee to host the 3rd Annual Harvest Moon Gala as they had in the two years prior, but a global pandemic caused their plans to change. After much consideration, for the...

 

Near century old water tower needs safety improvements

Climbing their town’s water tower and adding graffiti to the tank was once a right-of-passage for many of this area’s young people. Communities have taken various steps to discourage the amateur climbers and we see their artwork less frequently....

 

Former resident returning to Brodstone's specialty clinic staff

Brodstone Hospital has added Dr. Kendra Luebke, M.D., adult and pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist to their Specialty Clinic Providers list. Starting in October, Dr. Luebke will visit...

 

Virtual school ending Oct. 19

Meeting in special session shortly before 7 a.m. Monday the Superior Board of Education voted to end the virtual school option for the students enrolled in the school system. As indicated by the minutes published in this week’s issue of The...

 

TestNebraska to continue through Oct. at Brodstone

Brodstone Memorial Hospital continues to be a site host for the TestNebraska program. Multiple testing dates have taken place at the facility over the last few months. Nebraska residents are encouraged to take an online assessment at...

 

Brodstone to provide drive-thru flu shot clinics

Superior Family Medical Center, Nelson Family Medical Center and Edgar Medical Clinic will be administering flu shots a bit different this year. They have announced three separate dates for drive-thru flu shot clinics at each of the facilities next...

 

SHDHD reports 40 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases

South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) officials reported 40 new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in four days (Friday through Monday), bringing the cumulative total number of cases in the four-county health district to 690. The new...

 
 By Amanda Chaput    News    October 1, 2020

Refurbishing of Mankato swimming pool making progress

Did you know that the Mankato swimming pool was built in 1955? It was one of the first all metal pools in the region. The Mankato swimming pool is an icon for the community and offers a refreshing...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    October 1, 2020

Jewell corn show filled with activities

It is that time of year again. Jewell Corn Show Time! This is the Sesquicentennial-COVID 19 issue of Jewell’s yearly event. The theme is “Jewell – We’ve Got A Story To Tell!” Remember -#JoinUsInJewell. Some things about the Corn Show are...

 

Commissioners accept bid for 2006 Dodge Durango

The Jewell County Commissioners met Sept. 14. Commissioners Mark Fleming, Steve Greene, and Keith Roe were present. Also attending was Carla Waugh, county clerk. Waugh had cereal malt beverage licenses for Billy R. Foster D.B.A. The Shed for the...

 

OCCK extends free rides through end of 2020

OCCK Transportation will continue free fares for all public transit services, including CityGo, 81 Connection, Paratransit, City of Abilene and KanConnect through the end of 2020. “2020 has been one for the books and unlike anything we’ve ever...

 

L-N FFA placed fourth at range judging contest

Last Monday, the Lawrence-Nelson FFA Chapter took four students to a mock range judging contest hosted by the Nuckolls-Thayer County extension office, Little Blue NRD, Hebron NRCS, Pheasants Forever...

 

BMH unveils new video this week

Brodstone Memorial Hospital in partnership with Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation launched a new promo video this week. The video detailed the cause of the 2020 Harvest Moon Gala, the past successes of the hospital and foundation and the future...

 

Innovation Studio stops in Superior

Vicki Perrie, director of the Superior Public Library, has been waiting for months for Library Innovations Studios to come to town. It is soon to be available at the library. Plans were for the studio to be in Superior in June but one of the...

 

Foundation honors business owners

Superior 3000 Foundation has selected Luke and Natalie Meyers, owners of Meyers Aerial Service, as winners of the 2020 Superior 3000 Foundation's Entrepreneur of the Year award. Among many other...

 

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