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 By Kerma Crouse    News    July 7, 2022

Volunteers bind wheat for annual threshing bee

Last Tuesday some tourists crossing Jewell County got to see a scene from the past as 13 workers came together on Fred Eilert's wheat field just west of Mankato.  The group ranged in age from 14-year...

 

Rock Hills FBLA receive national awards in Chicago

Seven members of the Rock Hills FBLA chapter went to Chicago, June 29 through July 2 for the National Leadership Conference. While at the conference, members competed in events. In order to compete, they had to qualify at the state competition in lat...

 

USD 107 Board of Education review the BCBS plan

President Kenny Mizner called the June 10 special meeting of the Rock Hills Board of Education to order. Those present were Kenny Mizner, Marc Grout, Brandon Hollerich, Wayne Frost, Bobi Fogo, Brenden Wirth, Rex Boley, and Janet Higer. Jeremy...

 

Mankato City Council meeting

The regular meeting of the Mankato City Council was called to order by Mayor Justin Schoonover on June 7. Councilmen present were: Sam Becker, Kevin Ost and Lyle Dauner. Councilman George Hennion appeared via Zoom. Also present were Darrell Miller,...

 

Mankato City Council appoints Rodney Payne

The regular meeting of the Mankato City Council was called to order by Mayor Justin Schoonover on June 7. Councilmen present were: Sam Becker, Kevin Ost and Lyle Dauner. Councilman George Hennion appeared via Zoom. Also present were Darrell Miller,...

 

Mankato City Council special meeting

A special meeting of the Mankato City Council was held on June 13. Present were Mayor Schoonover, Councilman Becker, Ost, Dauner and Payne, and Councilman George Hennion appeared via Zoom. Also present were Sharon McCormick, city clerk, Amanda Horn...

 

Truck overturns, claims life of Jewell graduate

A former Jewell County resident who returned home to help with harvest, lost her life in a motor vehicle accident last Thursday. Vickie Vetter Fenner of Conway, Arkansas was the driver of a semi-truck which overturned about 4 p.m. Thurday.  The...

 

Haussler's Art featured on NTV News

(Editor’s Note: The following was reported on the Internet ‘Facebook’ via NTV News Channel Station. We are repeating what was written at that time. A film report was made last week by the TV...

 

Lawrence is ancestral home for two Catholic Church Bishops

Bishop Elect Rev. Erik T. Pohlmeier, of Little Rock, Arkansas, is the second man with ancestral ties to Lawrence appointed a Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in about 13 months.  Both men had fore...

 

190 members of family hold reunion

The descents of Clint (C. R. ) and Leone Edwards of Hardy met over the weekend for a family reunion. The three-day event drew 190 family members. Friday evening they got together in Nelson at the home of Tom and Kim Gebers. Saturday the group met at...

 

Tuttles enjoy calling Fun Day Bingo

A variety of games have long held a prominent place in the annual Nelson Community Fun Day. And one of those games has been bingo. For the last five years bingo has been a fun fill-in for the time...

 

Cardboard boat race has become a popular event at the Nelson Fun Day

Over the last six years, the cardboard boat race has become a popular event at the Nelson Fun Day! This year the contest had 13 entries. Contestants build a boat from only cardboard and duct tape,...

 

Nuckolls Co. Fair only a week away

It’s almost county fair time in Nuckolls County. A full page advertisement in this issue outlines the dates and activities. Something new this year will be food truck vendors selling items like snow cones, elephant ears, ice cream and popcorn. The...

 

Superior orders design of water treatment plant

After considering five options related to the City of Superior municipal water system, the Superior City Council on Monday evening approved hiring an engineering firm to design a water treatment plant. The option is expected to cost about $4.5...

 

July 4th activities scheduled

The 40th annual Firekracker Run will be held in person this year on Monday, July 4, but precautions are still be taken because of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the height of the pandemic, the race was run virtually with particpants reporting their...

 

Celebration time for many communities

With the July 4th holiday almost at hand, it is time for community celebrations. This issue of The Express contains pictures taken at both Edgarfest and Chesterfest. It was a special time in Edgar as...

 

Police chief warns thefts increasing

Monday Jill Allgood, the Superior police chief, reported the department is being called to investigate a rising number of thefts. It appears one or more persons are taking things of apparent value from unlocked garages and automobiles. The chief...

 

Intersection work starting next week

A downtown Superior street improvement project at Fourth and Commercial is scheduled to get underway in early July. These improvements include the removal of several damaged sections of the concrete driving surface in addition to repairs to part of...

 

Superior reading program features Oceans of Fun

This summer the ocean is as close as the Superior Public Library. The theme of the summer reading program is "Seas the Day with a Good Book." Each Wednesday at 2 p.m., youth from two-years-old...

 

Ribbon cut for ProjectBoom Houses

Lt. Gov. Mike Folley was in Superior Friday morning to officially cut the ribbon signally the first two houses being built under the auspices of Superior innovative Project BOOM program were finished...

 

Driver's exams will be given only on July 5

If you are planning to renew a Nebraska driver’s license at the Nuckolls County Courthouse sometime in July. You will have only one opportunity to do so. The only time the examiner’s office will be open is Tuesday, July 5...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    News    June 30, 2022

Quilts of Valor awarded

Three Quilts of Valor were awarded in Jewell on Saturday, by the Desire Tobey Sears Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The recipients were Korean War veterans,...

 

Formoso acquires new fire truck

After makning a detailed prerequisite list and biding their time, the Formoso Fire Department has acquired a fire truck! The truck was purchased in an online auction with a sealed bid through Watts...

 

Formoso holds city-wide clean-up

The Formoso Community Improvement Committee organized a city-wide cleanup on Saturday. Members of the community set out their trash and tree branches along the streets and 14 plus volunteers showed up on Saturday to help load and haul the items...

 

Introducing Leadership Mitchell County - Class 22

Leadership Mitchell County (LMC) announced the 2022-2023 class. The mission of LMC is to develop and activate people to connect passion with civic purpose. North Central Kansas thrives through connected people of passion, purpose and integrity,...

 

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