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1 dead, 1 stabbed in Sidney

1 dead, 1 stabbed in Sidney

An apparent domestic dispute turned deadly Sunday evening in a quiet neighborhood near the Hillside Golf Course in Sidney. A woman is hospitalized with stab wounds and her husband was killed by...

Assad found guilty

It took the jury in the Jason Assad trial less than three hours to reach a unanimous decision: guilty on all five charges. Closing statements in the two-and-half day trial concluded Friday afternoon. ...

Sidney High students show off hard work, house project

Sidney High School students have put in months of labor and collaboration to put the finishing touches on remodeling and improving a house located at 1833 Maple St. The students hosted their first...

Gas prices jump more than a nickel over past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 5.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

No Till Notes: 'Tough conditions'

Over the past few weeks, I have been visiting with numerous producers around the Panhandle.Generally producers call to discuss field pea production but the conversation almost always turns to the condition of the winter wheat crop planted last...

Community Calendar 04-20-15

Tuesday, April 21 Ever thought of getting involved in the community and being a part of something important? Then plan to attend A Night Of Hope Walk For Cancer’s “Meet and Greet” on Tuesday April 21st at 5:30 p.m. in the basement of the...

Anna Schoolcraft

Anna Schoolcraft, 93, entered into the arms of her Savior from her home in Gurley on Saturday evening, April 18, 2015 Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wed., April 22, 2015 in the Dalton...

Service Notice: Dale McKinney

Dale McKinney, 87 of Sidney and a longtime Potter resident, died Thursday afternoon, April 16, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in Sidney. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Sat., April 25, 2015 in the Prairie West Church in Potter with...

Vernon Bartling

Vernon Bartling, 88 of Oshkosh, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, April 17, 2015 at the Regional West Garden County Nursing Home in Oshkosh. Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wed.,...

Letter To The Editor: Gas tax hike further burdens state's families

The Nebraska Legislature is on the brink of raising the gas tax and Nebraska families will pick up the tab for the poor management of our tax dollars across the state. Nearly $240 million in new taxes would be generated by the end of the decade...

ALLIANCE TRACK & FIELD INVITE

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Despite a strong showing at the Alliance Invite on Friday, many of the Potter-Dix Coyotes track team members were absent. While some were taking ACT tests and others competing...

UPCOMING SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TRACK & FIELD Tuesday, April 21 Creek Valley at Sutherland Invite, 9 a.m. MDT Friday, April 24 Potter Dix at Pine Bluffs Invite, 9 a.m. Leyton, Sidney JV at Calvert Invite at Morrill, 9 a.m. Sidney at Scottsbluff Twilight, 12:30 p.m. Saturday,...