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2A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, May 13, 2010 IIIII I III Area Happenings ml i Soren and Rhea Thomsen attended the graduation ceremony at Bryan LGH College of Health Sciences. in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday. Their granddaughter, Kerri (Thomsen) Engelbart, Lincoln, graduated with a masters degree in nurse anesthesia. She is the daughter of Dr. Burton Thomsen, Hampton, Neb. Soren and Rhea Thomsen were in Hastings, Sunday, to celebrate Mother's Day with Steven and Peg Kulek, Linda Kulek, Jeanette Bates. Tom Kulek, David Kulek and his daughter, Kay. Bouray travels to Southeast Asia Nell Bouray, a graduate of Superior High School. went to South Korea and Vietnam in March. The trip was part of the Iowa Corn Leadership program, designed to build the leadership skills of those involved in agriculture. B6uhy, who currently lives in 9:. Randolph. Iowa. traveled with a group of 20 Iowans for 11 days to leant cur- rent trends and emerging markets in international agriculture, specifically in corn, soybeans, pork and beef. The trip began in Seoul, South Ko- rea where the group visited beef farms. the Korean Feed Association. and the Incheon Port. where American grain comes in. They moved on to Saigon, Vietnam. to study an emerging market and agricultural infrastructure. Bouray reported the average Viet- namese farmer works just two and a half acres of land, doing everything by hand including planting and harvest- ing. Visiting4he Far East is important. Bouray said, to gain perspective. In Saigon, Bouray said there was little refrigeration People shop for food at markets and prepare it the same day. Pigs are butchered and sold on the same day lbr this reason as well. Bouray seized the opportunity to sight see during the trip. He and the group visited the Cu Chi tunnels in Saigon. known lor use by the Viet Cony in the Vietnam War. and the olympic stadium in Seoul. Nell is the son of Kelly Bouray, and grandson of Andy and Bemiece Mont- :. gomery, all of Superior. He is em- - ployed by Randolph State Bank in Randolph. Iowa. l i The Superior Junior High School honors program will be held ate 2:30 Tuesday afternoon in the Superior High School Gymnasium. The next recycling day hosted by the Superior Ag Education Department will be Saturday, May 22. from 8 a.m. until noon in the Superior High School south parking lot. Members will be accepting aluminum and newsprint. Bruning elected chair of national fundraising group Tricia Bruning, executive director of development for the Abramson Can- cer Center and Department of Radia- tion Oncology in Philadelphia, Pa., has been elected as the new chairperson of the National Association-of Cancer Center Development Officers (NACCDO). Bruning has worked for the Abramson Cancer Center for nine years. She is a 1991 graduate of Supe- rior High School and is married to Fred Butler. also a 1991 graduate of Supe- rior High School. They have two sons. Derek and Jasper. NACCDO is the national profes- sional society for fundraising col- leagues from more than 60 cancer cen- ters across the nation designated or funded by the National Cancer Insti- tute (NCI). NACCDO was created more than 20 years ago to s hare infor- mation, best practices and resources among the fundraising programs of the nation's top cancer centers and to ad- dress collectively critical development issues of common conce rn. Members of NACCDO reported raising a collective total of nearly $ 1.5 billion for cancer research and patient care programs last year. After her election. Bruning com- mented at the 2010 NACCDO confer- ence. "Over the years. 1 have learned so much from this peer group and i mple- me nted ideas at Penn from the nation' s top cancer centers. It is a privilege to serve my colleagues as chair of this organization and together with the sci- entists, doctors and nurses at our home restitutions, improve the lives of pa- tients and families bravely facing can- cer." ij1 s Tuesday: Enchiladas Wednesday: Pancakes Thursday: Broasted Chicken Friday: Fish t & 3rd Saturday: Baby Back Ribs 2rid Saturday: Steak 4th Saturday: Prime Rib Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Buffet (2 meats) Brlng aldlig ad for 10% discount! Check out our zoebsite at www'GrampasCrssing'cm Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday nights Open at 6 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday Mainstreet Deshler 402-200-0091 or 402-365-7244 CREST TI"0000kTR00 Twin Cinema & Video Center, Superior, 402479-3819 Call 24 hours for shows and times MOVIE SHOWTIMES: VIDEO HOURS Friday, Saturday & Sunday Friday and Saturday: 5 to 10 p.m. May 14, 15, 16 7:30 p.m. Sunday: 5 to 9 p.m. The Last Song Running time: 1 hour 47 minutes An estranged father living in a small southern beach town gets a chance to spend the summer with his reluctant, teenaged daughter, who would rather be home in New York. He tries to connect with her through the only thing they have in common- music. Starring: Miley Cyrus. Liam Hemsworth, Grey Kinnear. Kelly Preston, Bobby Coleman. p Iron Man 2 Running time: 2 hour 5 minutes The world is aware that billionaire inventor. Tony Stark, is the armored super hero, Iron Man. Under pressure from the government, the press and the public to snare his technology with the military, Tony is unwilling to divulge the secrets behind the Iron Man armor because he fears the information will slip into the wrong hands. With Pepper Potts and James "Rhodey" Rhodes at his side, Tony forgesnew alliances and confronts powerful new forces. Starring Robert Downey, Jr.. Gwyneth Paltrow. i 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 mblication in this newspaper. Please submit onlv information and pictures for which you have the right to permit the newspaper to use and publish. All submissions require the name and address of the person submitting. All photographs submitted to the newspaper may be published, used and distribu tedin print of electronic editions of the newspaper. Thank you for your cooperation. Published every Thursday by Superior Publishing Company, Ine. 148 East Third Street, PO Box 408, Superior, Nebraska 68978 E-mail: Selected portions of the newspaper available on the web Postmaster: Send address changes to: The Superior Express PO Box 408, Superior, Nebraska 68978 Telephone: 402-879-3291 * FAX: 402-879-3463 Two local bankers complete NBA's leadership program Fifteen bankers from across Ne- braska graduated last week from the Nebraska Bankers Association's (NBA) leadership program. The NBA created the program to enhance the leaderghip, organizational and pertbrmance skills of mid-and upper-level bankers. The program es- tablishes a network of bank leaders who understand and can respond to local and national issues impacting the banking industry. Individuals completing thetwo-year leadership program attend six practi- cal sessions, each concentrating on an area of successful business operation. as well as a variety of NBA programs. Among the 2010 graduates, recog- nized at the NBA' s annual convention in LaVista on May 6. were Chris Tonniges. Bruning State Bank. 1" Bruning; and Jake Voss. Frontier Bank. Davenport. ,d Nelson Library A number of activities and events are planned in conjunction with the special exhibit. "Visions of the Uni- verse: Four Centuries of Discovery," now showing at the Nelson Public Li- brary. From 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Clyde Sachtleben and Dan Glomski from the Sachtleben Observatory in Hastings will host a night under the stars with theirtelescopes. Participants will gather at the library in Nelson at 8:15 tbr a short presentation, then head to the viewing area at about 9 p.m. Those planning to attend are asked to let the library know in advance so they can get a head-count. Sachtleben is a retired astronomy professor from Hastings College and Glomski is the current director of the Sachtleben Observatory. On May 23 at 2 p.m. at the Nelson City Auditorium. Jerome Kills Small of Vermillion. S.D.. will present "Ori- gin Stories of Lakota Culture and Lakota Cosmology. "'I will speak of cultural consider- ations that are present in our lives on the prame, including the names of per- sons concerning the stars," Small said. "Lastly, I will'tell of my family name. Red Star. and the origin of that family name." During Memorial Day weekend. The Superior Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors presented a "clear dollar of profit" award to Joseph Fischer, .D.S., who has opened a practice in the Superior Family Medical Center building. Pictured are (from left) Jason Hass, ason Ray, Dr. Fischer. Larry Brittenham, Valerie Mickelsen, Sandra Foote, Dan Scott and Louise Henderson. at the library on June 4. beginning at tbout 9 p.m.. or whenever it becomes lark enough to screen a movie out- May 28-31. there will be extended NASA's powerful astronomical ob- hours for viewing of the special library servatories and'spacecraft. exhibit. The library will be open 1 p.m. It also features drawings and dia- to 4:00 p.m. each afternoon, grams created by early astronomers An outdoor movie mght 1s planned s " " ' ,such a Galileo, Christiaan Huy=ens doors. The evening will begin with the pnd Charles Messier. S.--CX.A.007 South Central Area Rallying to Eliminate Drugs flans events related to exhibit CCC-Hastings holds Regular ,brary hours are Tuesday graduation ceremony hort documentary film,"Planets." and after a 15-minute intermission, the main feature. "Star Wars: A New Hope." will be shown. A concession stand will be available and there will De some seating available, however those planning to attend should bring lawn chairs. On June 12 at 2 p.m. at the Nelson City Auditorium will be the presenta- tion, "Frederick Krebs Portrays Galileo." Krebs is a Kansas commu- nity college history professor and mem- er of the Kansas Humanities Council. e will give a living history presenta- tion of Galileo's lifetime study of the umverse and his development of the telescope. Lunch will be served fol- Jowing the presentation. 'Wisions of the Universe: Four Cen- turies of Discovery" is presented by the Space Telescope Science Institute. 13altimore. Md.: the Smithsonian As- trophysical Observatory, Cambridge, ass.: and the American Library As- sociat4on. Chicago. II1., through fund- ing from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The exhibit features pictures of star birth, stellar explosions, galaxies, plan- ets, stars, comets and nebulae, taken by FREE Youth Skating /: ;:!;,i'ii-,,. Thursday, May 20 DlmlC ecreatlon t.enter F u f;doSmStUh?;db rbaYs kay& ie2 CJoLSt imCi: s iGr a n ' CARES 00SUPERIOR ALUMNI 3 AN(00UET Saturday, May 29.7 p.m. (Group pictures 5:30 p.m.) Superior High School 601 W. Eighth, Superior, Neb. Tickets may be purchased from Jan Diehl at the Superior city office, 402-879-4713 Vestey Senior Meals Program Monday, May t 7: Pork roast, pota- toes and gravy, California veggie, mandarin oranges and parfait. Tuesday, May 18: Polish sausage with sauerkraut, peas and carrots, tropi- cal fruit and cookie. Wedne;day, May 19: Salmon pat- ties, cheesy potatoes, corn. plums, cake and ice cream Thursday, May 20: BBQ chicken on bun, baked potato chips, mixed veggm, pineapple and fruit crisp. Friday, May 21: Goulash. wax beans, lettuce salad, fruit and garlic bread. JeTo00 Steak :Night Saturday00 May 15 ( 5-8:3t3 p.m.) Specially prepared, juicy r!beyes by Gary and Ron on Green Mountain Grills and I Served with your choice of a b zked sweet potato or a russet and your choice of salad: CoIeslaz , sweet broccoli or Caesar salad Tea or coffe,' included - ",2 ,,:@:, ?'" .; ,& .... >:: ;{ /'::a )LOVEWELL MARINA 785-753-4351 & GRILL and Thursday 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.: and Sat- urday 9 a.m. to noon. Local News Confirmation was held last Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Hardy. Shane Pedersen. a member of the class wamnored at a reception and lunch held at the church following the ser- vice. Amongthose attending the lunch were David Pedersen and Amber. Dan. Nancy and Matt Pedersen. Benedict. Beverly Secrest. Davenport. Sandra Pedersen and Faith, Nelson. Chris. Sarah and John Franssen. Pastor Daryl, Lois and Leah Nelson. Pastor Connie and Jim Raess. Cheri Biltoft. Donna Mickelsen. Lars and Bonnie Pedersen. After four generations in the Arbuthnot family, the Belleville drug store has been sold to Kevin Couture. a pharmadist and member of the store staff The Nelson City Council has closed the community's Porter Street bridge. The bridge serves a main entrance to the community from the east. But an inspection revealed the bridge was not safe and could collapse at any time. Replacing the bridge has an estimated price tag of $75.000. I1,: y- Central Community C611ege- Hastings honored 371 graduating stu- dents on May ,8 during its 43rd annual commencement ceremonies. Rod Risley, executive director of Phi Theta Kappa international honor society, was the keynote speaker. Cam- pus president Bill Hitesman presented the candidates for graduation to CCC president Grey Smith, who conferred the degrees and diplomas. Among the recipients of degrees and diplomas were: Associate of applied science tAAS) degree - Gabriela B. Meyer. Carleton, human servtces: Arnold E: Svoboda. Deweese. agribusiness. Gene D. Himmelberg, Deweese. business ad- ministration: Taylor S. Heller. Guide Rock. construcnon technology; Rich- ard D Rogers, Guide Rock. drafting; Tracie I. Menke. Lawrence. early child- hood education" Dulce M Kochler. Nelson. medical assisting; Elizabeth A. Beat3 Supeuor, early childhood education; Britni L. Clyde, Superior, early childhood education. Jason W Hamilton. Superior. medical labora- .tory technology. Associate of arts (AA) degree - Brandi R. Smith. Guide Rock; Courtney C. VanSkiver. Nelson. Associate of science I AS) degree - Brandi R. Smith. Guide Rock. Diploma - Keith A. Faimon, Lawrence. machine tool technology; Craig G uilkey, Superior, welding tech- nology. Births Benjamin Russell Hammond was born April 9. He weighed eight pounds two ounces. His parents are Jamie (Clark) and Andrew Hammond, Mor- gan Hill, Calif. Grandparents are John and Trudy Clark, Ruth and Jami Fristo. Bruce and Pat Hammond. all of Lincoln. Neb. Local great-grandparents are Ray and Donna Clark. Hardy, Richard Pusateri and the late Vicki Pusateri. Superior. Elaine Madsen and the late Howard Madsen. Gabrielle Walker has announced the birth of her brother. Benjamin Scott Walker. born March 31. to parents. Nicholas and Theresa Walker of Nederland. Texas. Benjamin weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. His grandparents. Delmar and Janice Reinke of Byron, Debbie Martin. Chuck and Judy Walker of Wichita. celebrated his birth. His great-grandparent,s Clarence and Edna /.einke Of Byron. and Charleen Mi ller of Salina. as well as other relatives and friends were delighted with his arrival. i , Superior Markets Wednesday, May 12. 2010 Today's Price New Crllp Corn ................................. 3.58 3.62 Milo ................................ 3.38 3.27 Wheat ............................... 4.15 4.20 Soybeans .......................... 9.05 8.72 Students of the 2009-2010 nursing class at Cloud County Community College will all be pinned during the May 14 pinning ceremony. Pictured are (from left) Michelle Goedeken, Hebron, Amanda Mesloh, Deshler, Tina Sloane, Deshler, Abby Gausman, Deshler, and Dawn Henry, Fairbury. Serving: Fried chickdn every Sunday - Other meats Vegetable - Potatoes - Salad Bar Dessert - Coffee or Tea 150 Adult .................... (Includes Tax) 1' "7 5 Adult ( St. Citizen) ......  (Incluaes tax) Child... $4' ................ ( ncluaes Tax) Family gatherings are welcome! (Call ahead for reservations) Supedor Elks Lodge 230 N, Central, Superior, Neb, 402-879-3111 GUIDE ROCK- ECKLEY ALUMNI BANQUET Saturday, May 29 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at the Guide Rock State Bank or The Country Corner Purchase tickets and reserve your seat by Saturday, May 15 or call 402-469-8127 This newspaper available on ihe internet at http// THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE & BODYWORK Swedish Relaxation massage Sandra L. Tietjen L.M.T. 402-879-4697 Superior HOURS: Wednesday and Friday df;, 1:30-5:30 p.m. '';:': l Thursday, 3-7 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. ,, .; [ Nifty-Thrifty Shop 410 1/2 N Central Superior. Neb. The Express Policy The Express will oublish en- gagement announcements, wed- ding photographs and accompa- nying information without charge. Wedding pictures should be pub- lished soon after the marriage cer- emony Dates will be omitted if more than six weeks after the wed- ding. 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