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2A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, March 10, 2011 I Area Happenings i Because the late winter storm made travel difficult and kept some families for registering for the summer soccer program, another registration event has been scheduled for Tuesday evening at the Crest Theatre. Same time as the ones held this week. The Republican Valley Sodbusters met at a Hastings cafe in February with 16 members present. Neither of the hostesses could attend. Shirley Steen had fallen and had a broken leg and Wilma Smith has been under the weather for some time. After a short meeting members played 10-point pitch. There has been a change of loca- tion.for the March meeting it will be In Hubbell instead of Hebron as origi- nally planned. Because of the forecasted snow storm the meeting of the South Platte United Chambers of Commerce sched- uled for Tuesday evening at Red Cloud was delayed one week. The member- ship and board meeting will start at 4:30 p.m. The meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. Tom Jordison. executive di- rector of the Nebraska Renaissance Group, will be the speaker. Those plan- ning to attend may make reservaons and car pool arrangements with the Superior Chamber of Commerce. Mid-Nebraska Community Action is among the agencies keeping a close watch on proposed budget cuts. The President's Fiscal Year 2012 budget proposes cuts to funding sources Mid- Nebraska has been relying on to pro- vide services in 27 Nebraska and Kan- sas counties. Mid-Nebraska has used the Community Services Block Grant program to fund senior centers, small business development, health services, food rescue, tax preparation, homeless prevention assistance and other pro- grams. Saturday Gail and Margaret Breen attended a gymnastic meet at Grand Island. Their granddaughter, Halle Shadduck, of Holdrege participated in themeet. Halle is the daughter of former Superior residents. Steve and Kelly Shadduck. Leo and Betty Zadina were guests in the home of Kevin, Angie, Keasha, Kourteney and Kelsie Zadina, Seward, during the girls state basketball tour- nament. Others joining them and at- tending th e games were Kurt Zadina, Brock and Stephanie Emery, Maddie and Myla, Minden. Bob Schieley and Michael, Lincoln, Neb., Murray and Barb Haugen, DeSh]er. Kourteney Zadina. a sophomore at Seward High School. contributed 16 points, includ- ing four 3-pointers in |he game giving them the win of the Class B trophy. Lars and Bonnie Pedersen returned last week from a vacation trip to Ha- waii. They stayed in the Waikiki area of Honolulu on tile island of Oahu. Places they visited included Pearl Har- bor and the USS Arizona Memorial, toured Honolulu and the Pnnchbowl National Memorial. Visited the Polynesian Cultural Center and at- tendeda luau. They took a Grand Circle Island tour and visited the Dole Pine- apple plantation. Qne evening they took tile Alic Kai Catamaran sunset dinner cruise. This is considered the islands' largest catamaran. It was warm and nice there with many people at the beach swimming and surfing. A Healthier You seminar Saturday If you could add or change one thing in your life, what would that be? What if you had a no-fail system to ensure success? Peggy Meyer has suggested area residents attending the "A Healthier You...in I Day" semi- nar she will present with Positive So- lutions, Inc.. will receive such a sys- tem. Meyer said participants will learn a six-step approach that will immedi- ately reduce stress, replace negative habits with positive action, achieve goals, and maximize potential by uti- lizing their strengths. The seminar will be held Saturday from 8:45 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Brodstone Memo- rial Hospital's West Conference Room. This seminar includes lunch, handouts and a follow-up call but you need to call ahead to reserve your space by contacting Peggy Meyer. BE00RS OF' 0 , ze .... SAT. MARCH 19 5-9PM M'LUGaN atJaiToBuu (DIF.IF,U,I B"GtlF._. "&eid Pollct" rnn.bzean ezsen Bas Ban Adm: $20 Adv, $25 at Door Over age 65 $5 off Designated Driver Pass S10 Incl tastings, Monogrammed Beer Glass (first 300) Roast Hog & Dumplings, 25 cent draws Purchase tickets at Select area businesses For Information call 402-629-4446 i , " i i i i i m CREST THEATRE &VIDEO 19 Call 24 hours for shows and tines MOVIE SHOWTIMES: VIDEO HOURS: Friday, Saturday & Sunday .Friday and Saturday.: 5 to 10 p.m. March 11,12,13 7:30 p.m. Sunday: 5 to 9 p.m. Just Go With It Running time: 1 hour 56 minutes A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. Starring: Adam Sandier Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman. Range Running time: 1 hour 47 minutes A pet chameleon with aspirations to be a swashbuckling hero discovers his true self after finding himself in a aesert town plagued by bandits. Starring: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher and Abigail Breslin. i = 111 ISSN 0740-0969 Periodical Postage Paid at Superior, Neb. 68978 Bill Blauvelt " Publisher Subscription Rates, payable in advance: One year in Nebraska... $24.00 One year in Kansas ........................... $25.50 (Includes sales tax of area where being delivered) Elsewhere in United States ................. $35.00 To Our Readers We welcome the submission of information and pictures for publication in this newspaper. Please submit only information and ictures for which you have the right to permitthe newspaper to use d publish. All submissions require the name mad address of the person submitting. All photographs submitted t o the newspaper may be published, used and distributed in print of electronic editions of the newspaper Thankyou for your cooperation. Published every Thursday by Superior Publishing Company, Inc. 148 East Third Street, PO Box 408. Superior, Nebraska 689'78 E-mail: tse@superiorne.eom Selected portions of the newspaper available on the web at supenorne.com Postmaster- Send &ddress changes to: The Superior Express PO Box 408, SuperioT,'Nebraska 68978 Telephone: 402-879-3291 FAX: 402-879-3463 Census shows need to better market rural communities By Phyllis Schoenholz Extension Educator The 2010 Census figures prove that many rural communities in Nebraska continue to face depopulation. Though communities may continue to get smaller as years pass by, they can de- velop solutions to attract new residents and thrive. The first step in the process is to find out why people move to or leave a community. Communities can conduct their own research. Simple surveys distributed to new residents can provide a wealth of information. Another tactic is to bring small groups of new residents together and ask questions about their relocation process, such as "How did you find this community?Was it what you expected? What One thing helped make your move easier?" Answers to these basic questions can help the com- munities better market themselves to potential new residents When people are looking to relo- cate, they 0fteli get thefirst impression of the communityt0ugh atcal web- Sitel Families oh'en lookfat different community sitesto try :and::find One that fits their wants and needs. By doing a quick Search online, families wanting to relocate can see which com- munities look like a good match and which ones don't. Unfortunately, many community sites don't give enough information or the right kind of infor- mation to potential new residents. It is important for:rural Nebraska communities to get noticed and not bypassed in this initial screening pro- cess. The way to avoid being over- looked is to find out what information potential new residents want and by having a marketing strategy that incor- porates these wants. If people do find relevant location information and they like what they see, they will be more likely to search further to find out more about the community. There is potential for rural commu- nities in Nebraska to become' more involved as they work together on marketing not only their individual community, but their regmn. Families looking torelocate value good schools, a nice downtown or Main Street feel, good community infrastructure and an agricultural base. The challenge for Nebraskans may be to do a better job of letting potential residents know the good communities are in rural Ne- braska. Members of the Superior Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present "A Clear Dollar of Profit" presented to Kitty Rose. Pictured are (from left) Larry Brittenham Louise Henderson, Jennie Andersen. Dan Scott. Barb Woerner, John Keelan. Sandra Foote and John Price. Jr. Kitty Rose is operated by donne Andersen and Barb Woerner. Members of the Superior Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently presented "A Clear Dollar of Profit" to Total Fitness. Pictured (from left) are Larry Brittenham, Barry Blackstone, Jason Ray, Sandra Foote, Ed Wyatt, Stacey Jensby John Keelan Camie Kr0eger, John Price. Jr. and Jamie Blackstone. The Blackstone brothers own and operate Total Fitness Take things always by their smooth handle. When angry, count to 10 before you speak: if very angry, a 100. o Prime Rib DinnerSpecial! Friday, March 1 1 :,Firom:6 p,m.... 'til we run DAVE'S 243 Central Avenue, Superior, Neb. 68978, o 402-879-9905 Pancake 00Feed Saturday, March 19 5:30,8 p.m. Hardy Fire:Hall ' Hardy, Neb. " FREE wILL. DONATION Come see our new fire truck! Bakers Dozen Club plans craft meeting After canceling meetings in Febru- ary because of a snow storm. Bakers Dozen Club met last Tuesday at the home of Honey Schaefwith nine mem- bers present. Donna Sibert had the lesson en- titled "purchasing green." Next meeting will be April 5.12:30 p.m. with Donna Sibert as hostess. Crafts will be worked on. Roll call will be "something I like to plant in the Full S#ro00#Flonst 402-879-8444 (877-879-8444) Camie Kroeger J M zinbm er b : 305 N. Central, Superior, Neb. HOURS: Wednesday and Friday  :T. 1:30-5:30 p.m. f,, Thursday, 3-7 p, m. Saturday ,' 10.a.m.2.p.m. Nifty-Thrifty Shop 410 1/2 N Centra SuDenor. Neb. CRP informational Meeting The USDA Iias' announced a. new general sign-u[ period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) from March 14:  *  April 15 . A public meeting,.is being held to help explain the CRP program and its options forlandowners. Please.plan to attend to learn more about how to re,-enrOII your ep ring CRPI enroll highly erodible cropland, new options available inthe program; and other options that may be available for your property., You can also learn more by scheduling an appointment with the Neison FSA office (if your land is carried through the Nelsod office) by calling ,402-225-2311 Ext 2. Monda March 14 th "'7:00 rn American Legion Hall, Nelson or ,, Thursday, March 24 th , 1:00 pm ., " o " -@ Trailblazer RC&D, Red Cloud .d == FARM SERVICE kGENCY NRCS " fGSKO r o,, b  PARKS- ,lC. Q. Veste' Meals l Marcl Mond rooms, sc mixed fru Tuesd hashbrow roll, ambr Wedne beans, pol salad, cak Thursc salad, frol Friday carrots, p crackers. Birth Josh a are the pa Elaine Ol at Brya Medical Lincoln weighing 15 ounces suring 19 long. G ents are Terri Olt Nelson, and Paul grandpare Donna Gi Brecki to Adam weighed 20 inche, Clayson, Grandpar Eitzmann Smith. Ot Hig] By IvaL( -Lynet met for coffee sh Mr. a called on last Mar View A I they att for Fred Nora By Helen Gebers eran Cer Last' ................ DonnaF Melba Lynch attended Nora UMW Elsey an meeting at the home of Rhea Thomsen Nelson last Wednesday. There were five Muriel's members present. Melba was hostess. Murb Irvin and Murlene Schleufer have nis Foil been visiting with Dan Schleufer of doctor's Ruskin during the week. Dan is recu- Follmer perating from knee surgery, and Gem Helen Gebers accompanied Tom while dc Gebers. Brette and Reese to attend the Mr. Lawrence-Nelson vs. Brady basket- Katie Je ball game at LincOln East Hig.hSchool Ivale Thursday evening. Follmer Helen Gebers attended the burial day last ] service for Fred Kottmeyer, Broken asupper Bow. held Sunday afternoon at Salem Thursda Lutheran Cemetery. Helen and Sherry and Mr Gebers helped with the !nch follow- grandso ing the service. Mr. Jamie Gebers. Dubuque. Iowa. s a attende( spring break guest of her parents. Steve Sunday and Diane Gebers. Bailey, Sue Williams visited last Wednes- day with her mother. Pat Soundy, at GrandIsland. Sue took her for a doctor' s Ever, appointment. Roger and Sue Williams went to Grand Island Saturday afternoon and This n ate supper with Mike and Debbie Carman. http, ...... . _ = St. Patrick's D, Thursday, March 17 dance to ! I IIII r Senior Program i i . 14 through March 18 y: Baked steak with mush- lloped potatoes, green beans, t. ty: Porcupine meatballs, casserole, Brussel sprouts, sia, cookie. sday: Smoked brisket, baked ato salad, cabbage Waldorf , ice cream. ay: Goulash, peas, lettuce ; eye salad, garlic bread. Chicken noodle soup with ,a salad, peaches, biscuits, I d Sabrina Oltmans of Crete rents of a daughter, Isabelle mans. She was born Feb. 2, a LGH .enter in Neb., potmds, andmea- 5 inches 'andpar- Jim and roans of md Bill Davis of McCook. Great- ats are Elaine Oltmans and lan of Nelson. Hamson was born Feb. 4 ad Ali Smith, Superior He pounds 15 ounces and was long. He has a brother, l, to welcome him home. nts are Norris and Margene Superior, and Ed and Kelly awa. I Ill aland e Jacobitz :e Grueber and Peggy Cassell "offee last Tuesday at the 3p. ad Mrs. Eldrick Grummert Mr. and Mrs. Everett Meyer day afternoon at the College artments. Sunday afternoon, ded the committal services Kottmeyer at the Salern Luth- aetery. ['uesday night Donna Gillan, shel. Dollie Muehlich, Ginny 1Muriel Follmer ate tacos at a cafe and then returned to home to play dominoes. rl Follmer accompanied Den- her to Grand Island for a appointment. They met Mike for lunch. Saturday Dennis Buresh had lunch with Muriel ing some work for her. nd Mrs. Darrell Jensen and sen visited Muriel Sunday. ', Jaeobitz called on Muriel and Mr. and:MrsOln Sun- londay morning. I.valee was guest ofTerre, Evan and Emily . Sunday, Ivalee visited Mr. Wayne Gumaer and their ]. md Mrs. Lawrence Williams a volleyball game at Hastings to watch their granddaughter, )lay. :me likes a compliment. wspaper available on the internet at /www.superiorne.com Dance p.m.-1 a.m. D.J. D;n Shot Specit00ls No Cover Charge No Minors Friday, March 18 9 p.m.- I a.m. Dance to D.J. Dan Eagles Club 133 W. Third, Superior, Nelx ,, 402-879-4093 celebrate at Dm FI e Irish? 'O'S JelbO Shots * Green Beer * Dri ./- Try our Irish Pizza -- ALL DAY LONG! k Specials* Prizes 9 9905 243 Central, Superior, Neb. III