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Cabela's to open store in Ohio

Cabela’s Inc. plans to open an 82,000-square-foot store in West Chester, Ohio, serving the greater Cincinnati area. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall and Cabela’s expects to open the store in fall 2015. It will be Cabela’s second... Full story

Court Briefs 08-29-14

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County Court on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, before the Hon. Randin Roland: Brian Gray, age 29 of Sidney, appeared for entry of plea on a charge of DUI 1st high test, a class W misdemeanor. Pursuant to a plea... Full story

Good Old Days 08-29-14

Compiled By The Sidney Sun-Telegraph Staff These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 100 ...

Across The Fence: Here lies Major Alexander Culbertson

According to the definitive history of "The American Fur Trade of the Far West," written by Hiram Martin Chittenden and published by New York publishers in 1902, Major Alexander Culbertson died Aug....

Pot arrests of drivers bring financial strain

The flow of marijuana out of Colorado and into Nebraska is putting a strain on law enforcement and county attorneys in bordering communities. There were more than 60 marijuana-related arrests in Cheyenne County in 2013. Officials say this number...

Fort Sidney Road facing lane closures

Construction as part of the Fort Sidney Road improvement project is going to make traveling that route a little slower in the next two months. Beginning Tuesday, the existing asphalt will be removed and replaced with a new surface from Highway 30... Full story

Community Calendar 08-29-14

Ongoing Ladies Chamber Farmers Market at Hickory Square every Saturday during summer (through Sept.) from 8 to 11 a.m. Any Vendors with produce or crafts are welcome! Contact Margaret Lienemann at 254-7343 for info. Friday, Aug. 29 Tailgate with... Full story

Divine Design - Blueprints for Daily Living

Imagine this if you will. Before the Grand Canyon was formed, before the sun rose in the East and set in the West, before mountains were formed and before creation began, we were on God’s mind. In fact, we were in his heart. The divine architect...

The wait is over

The Sidney High School football team opens the 2014 season today at Weymouth Field, hosting Chadron at 7 p.m. The Red Raiders will be looking to return to the state playoffs for the second... Full story

Red Raiders ready for kickoff against Chadron

Senior running back Michael Muggli works on his agility at practice last week. He'll be starting in Sidney's backfield Friday night against Chadron. Sidney vs. Chadron Tonight’s starting lineups... Full story

Red Raiders ready for kickoff against Chadron

After a 294-day break, Sidney Red Raider football is finally back. Weeks of practices in the August afternoon heat have finally led up to the first edition of Friday night lights at Weymouth Field....