Superior City Jail was a busy place with 120 prisoners in 2 weeks


This issue of The Superior Express contains a public notice advising the City of Superior has scheduled a public hearing with regard to the possible closing of the jail .

The current jail is located in the Public Safety Building. Is has seen little use compared to some of the previous Superior jails. It is a costly facility to maintain to current Nebraska jail standards.

The city has had several jails since its founding in 1875. After browsing back issues of he newspaper it appears some were busy places.

Local historians apparently have not found the city’s jails to be a topic of interest. Our...

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