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Nebraska 511 service updated for travel

The Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), together with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) and the National Weather Service (NWS), have updated Nebraska 511 service. It is anticipated the updates will result in better service to Nebraskans as...

 

Hospital expansion progressing nicely

This fall's mild weather has been good for more than the farmers' harvest. Brodstone Memorial Hospital continues to move forward with the construction associated with the facility expansion. Crews...

 

Railroad finally repairing Bloom street crossing

Though motorists are having to detour to take a detour, The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad's repair of the Bloom Street crossing has been welcomed. The railroad closed the crossing Monday and...

 

Downtown Superior merchants will be in festive mood Friday

Superior businesses and community organizations are joining together Friday to sponsor an event in downtown Superior that will entertain the youngsters and their parents. Called "Once Upon A...

 

USD 107 Board adopts after school program

Kenny Mizner, president, called the regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order Nov. 11. Those present were: Kenny Mizner (Zoom), Brenden Wirth (Zoom), Marc Grout (Zoom), Brandon Hollerich, Bobi Fogo, Lori Slate (Zoom), Rex...

 

Coyote populations continue to grow throughout U.S.

If it seems like there are a lot more coyotes mingling in human spaces these days, it’s because…well, there are. “When we look at abundance trends, the population of coyotes has increased three-fold since the fur market crashed in the late...

 

Survey underway in Jewell County

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) began a field survey on Monday to gather information that is necessary for the detailed design of the proposed bridge replacement on K-14 over the Buffalo Creek. The location being surveyed is located...

 

KDHE statement on the Omicron Variant

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 variant Omicron. No confirmed cases have been identified in Kansas or the United States to date. This variant is new, and it is still unknown how tra...

 

Burr Oak plans many Christmas Season happenings

This weekend and next, Burr Oak will be holding many Christmas Season Happenings and everyone is invited to join in on the fun. At 5 p.m., Sunday, there will be a caroling party in the Veteran’s Park sponsored by the local American Legion Junior...

 

BNSF road closing frustrates motorists

Motorists planning to travel Highway 14 between Superior and Kansas have been frustrated in recent days by road closed barricades. Last Wednesday the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad closed the...

 

Expected COVID-19 decline did not happen in November

ontrol projected new U.S. COVID cases would decline in November. Instead nationally the cases have surged about 30 percent. It is a disappointing development. Almost two years after COVID began spreading, it is still here. It didn’t go away in the...

 

Ken Rempe will join Nuckolls Co. board

A Superior resident, Ken Rempe, is set to become Nuckolls County’s newest county commissioner. He was selected Monday evening to fill the county board vacancy left by the death of James (Pete) Keifer of rural Bostwick. State law provided a panel...

 

Holiday season arriving with a flury of activities

The 30 days which connect today, Thanksgiving Day with Christmas will be packed with a whirlwind of activities. An entire page in this issue of The Express is devoted to tell about just some of the many events planned for the month that connects...

 

Nuckolls Co. Museum hit by vandals

Vandalism is an ongoing problem for the Nuckolls County Museum campus in Superior. Windows have been broken at the church. The door to an outhouse was bashed in on Halloween. Vandals have battered the walls of the church and school buildings. New...

 

Superior Fire Department answers calls

The Superior Volunteer Fire Department was busy answering fire calls Friday and Saturday. The department dispatched four units to Road C and 4000 Friday. A side by side ATV owned by Chris Bruning, caught fire while he was working on a fencing...

 

Nuckolls County Courthouse closed

The Nuckolls County Courthouse in Nelson is closed today (Thursday) and Friday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal business hours will resume Monday at 8:30 a.m....

 

Dec. 5 will be a busy day for many

Sunday, Dec. 5, will be an entertainment filled day in Superior. The day starts at 2 p.m. with the annual Christmas program in the Nuckolls County Historical Society’s museum church. John Price Jr. and Arnold Miller will be in charge of the...

 

At Superior Elementary School Parents join pupils for Family Fun night

On Tuesday, Nov, 16, many preschool through 5th grade students and their families participated in the Superior Elementary Family Fun night from 6 to 7 p.m., at the school. This school year families are invited to participate in family-centered...

 

Jewell County receives grant to purchase safety equipment

The Jewell County Commissioners Brent Beck, Steve Greene and Keith Roe met last Monday. The commissioners reviewed an email from Doyle McKimmy, Jewell County Hospital administrator, regarding a letter he sent to Senator Moran’s office concerning...

 

Study affirms Lovewell State Park as contributor to economic growth 

The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and the Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR) at Wichita State University (WSU) polled 39,156 visitors who stayed at a Kansas state park between April 1, 2020 and Sept. 11, 20...

 

Vaccine comes to Mankato

Jewell County Health Department and the Jewell County EMS will be hosting a walk in and drive through vaccination clinic at the Mankato Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 11. They will be administering...

 

JC honors 4-H achievements

Achievement pins and awards recognize 4-H members as they reach milestones throughout their 4-H journey. The milestones and recognition motivate youth to set new and more challenging goals each year. Youth learn the value of purposeful planning to...

 

Rock Hills Thanksgiving bulletin boards

Mrs. Ost's kindergarten class stands by their Thanksgiving bulletin board, Members of the class are (from left) Graci McCary, Parker Badger, Addicus Wells, Asher Van Dinter, Stetson, Colson, Rhett...

 

Harvest Moon Gala raises $140,000 for early detection

The 4th Annual Harvest Moon Gala hosted by Brodstone Memorial Hospital Foundation was held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the historic Superior Auditorium. More than 200 guests arrived on the red carpet, dressed to impress and ready for an evening of...

 

MLH CEO asks for community help in dealing with COVID-19

When it comes to COVID-19, all of us just wish it would go away. Eric Barber, Mary Lanning Healthcare President and CEO, is right there among those who wish for an end to the pandemic chaos and resulting fallout. COVID-19 has had a huge effect on...

 

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