Superior Family Medical Center, in conjunction with Brodstone Memorial Hospital, offers a variety of services and programs to the community. Our facility includes a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, a clinic attached to the hospital at 525 East 11th Street, and a satellite medical clinic located in Nelson. Also, a great asset to the community and the hospital is the availability of specialty physicians. Over 20 specialists visit Brodstone Memorial Hospital at least monthly for the convenience of our patients.
Today, Brodstone Memorial Hospital continues to grow. In 2005, a 5.4 million dollar project was completed which provided for new areas for the business office, cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy, ultrasound, mammogram, and the gift shop. Departments with remodeled areas include the bone density room, specialty clinic area, doctor's dictation room, laboratory and phlebotomy room, and central supply on the first floor. Second-floor construction provided for a 13 room surgery suite which includes 2 major operating rooms, endoscopy room, new pre-operative area, post-operative recovery area, and storage areas. The nurse's station area includes a doctor's dictation office, nurse's charting room, central supply area, medication preparation room, nurse's lounge, several administrative offices, and storage. Eighteen patient rooms were remodeled to be private rooms with four being handicap accessible. We also have a Sleep Lab with a sleep technologist is on staff full time. A safe, quiet environment with the latest technology is available for these studies.
Superior is near the geographical center of the United States, located in Nuckolls County, two miles from the Kansas-Nebraska border on State Highways 8 and 14. It is based in the center of the U.S. transportation routes including Omaha, Lincoln, Denver CO, Kansas City and Chicago, all within a few hours’ drive.
The City of Superior derived its name from early settlers who spoke of the “superior” quality of land stretching east and west along the Republican River Valley. It is an agricultural landscape that fills your vision with a multitude of color, and sensations of gentle breezes and peaceful sounds. Superior is also a sportsman’s paradise as the area offers some of the best deer, wild turkey, pheasant/quail hunting in the Midwest, and exceptional fishing at Lovewell State Park which is seven miles south of Superior. Lovewell State Park is a haven for outdoor lovers who look for a variety in their vacation offering a blend of camping, fishing, wildlife watching, and other special events.
Superior is a community that believes in itself. Voters approved extending the city sales tax allowing for community improvements and the continuation of economic development efforts. Recently our airport completed a 600- foot expansion to its 3,700 foot paved and lighted runway, and the Superior Development Corporation sold their 20,000 square foot spec building-supporting the innovative expansion efforts of a reputable company already doing business in Superior. Also, recently completed is an all-new 6 million dollar elementary school and Country Club located at the golf course.
The Superior Community offers a wide variety of activities. The town has two city parks that offer a relaxing camping area and a refreshing swimming pool to relax in. One of few skating rinks in Nebraska is located in Superior along with a newly remodeled six lane bowling alley, offering great entertainment for all ages.
Fulfill your tourism habitude through The Superior Country Club that offers a beautiful nine hole golf course along with a newly built clubhouse available for golfers and special occasions such as receptions and graduations. Superior Estates Winery brings a unique taste of assorted home grown wines to our community for a superior vintage experience. Check out Nuckolls County museum, filled with a large and unique collection of hand carved model airplanes, to view the history of Superior and surrounding area in Nuckolls County.
Stay active by visiting our community gym, Total Fitness located at 308 North Central Street or accomplish the benefits of yoga at Gold Leaf Yoga located at 134 East 4th Street.
Our downtown business district is on the National Register of Historic Places to visit. Nuckolls County Historical Society operates a complex of eight buildings including the original first built log cabin Post Office to serve Superior and the oldest church in Nuckolls County. The historic atmosphere of the business district has been blended with modernization and organizations constantly striving to achieve growth and expansion for life-long business retention.
Superior offers a variety of welcoming churches; United Methodist, Church of Christ, Nazarene, Living Faith Fellowship, St. Joseph’s Catholic, First Presbyterian, Centennial Lutheran, and Grace Community Evangelical.