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Sasse Staff to Hold Mobile Office in Sidney

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse announced that a member of his staff will be hosting a Mobile Office on Wednesday, Dec. 13 in Sidney. These office hours provide Nebraskans with a face-to-face opportunity to speak with a member of Senator Sasse’s staff...

Gov. Ricketts Names Family Farmer as Director of Agriculture

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts introduced Steve Wellman as the new Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Monday. Wellman operates a fourth-generation family farm near Syracuse, ...

New Sixth Grade 'Student' Learns Valuable Lesson

When Gene Russell arrived for his first day of sixth grade at Sidney's West Elementary, he, like others before him, didn't quite know what to expect. But after a couple of hours, Russell's new...

And Then There Was One: Sidney Spellers Meet For Verbal Contest

The contestants assembled at the designated time. The officials took their places, making sure rules are followed and goals are met, or defined when missed. It was an afternoon of competing with each ...

Local School Fares Well In District One-Act

Area thespians sent actors to district competitions recently, earning numerous awards for their acting. Sidney High School's One-Act Play team garnered a fourth place finish at the Class B-6 District ...

Christmas at SRMC Extended Care

Amy Bondegard, right, a member of the Cabela's MERG (Multicultural Employee Resource Group) visits with a resident at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. During the year the team raised ...

Cody Lee Barrett - Funeral Notice

Cody Lee Barrett, 30, of Peetz, passed away Dec. 2, 2017 in Peetz. Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cody Barrett Memorial Fund to benefit his...

Agriculture Grows Nebraska

Each spring, Nebraska farmers head to their fields to plant and prepare for their fall harvest. Their individual success depends on many factors and is a key part of our state’s overall economic success. Our farm and ranch families are the...

Selling the Community With Personal Experiences

A casual observation of advertising indicates success is in selling the experience, not the product. Think about it. How many ads honestly admit “We got a pretty good product. Come buy some and find out.” Not many. Instead, there is the vision...

Potter-Dix, Creek Valley Meet Tonight

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes host the Creek Valley Lady Storm tonight, Friday, Dec. 8. The Lady Coyotes enter the game with a 1-1 record. They lost to Kimball 66-47 on Dec. 1 and defeated Morrill...

Creek Valley Boys 2-0: Face Potter-Dix In Potter Tonight

The Creek Valley Storm are starting out the basketball season with two wins, having defeated Hyannis Dec. 1 and Maxwell Dec. 2. Creek Valley defeated Hyannis Friday, Dec. 1. 45-18. The first half of the game was anybody’s call with Creek Valley...

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