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WNCC's Phi Theta Kappa inductions

WNCC's Phi Theta Kappa inductions

Western Nebraska Community College inducted eight members this week into Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year school's honor society. To be eligible, each student must have completed at least 12 hours of... Full story

Jazzing up Sidney

The Glenn Miller Orchestra – the band that has been on a continuous musical journey since 1956 – will perform in the Sidney High School Auditorium on Monday at 7 p.m The legendary Glenn Miller...

New documentary spotlights decline of the church in America

The documentary film, titled “When God Left the Building,” will be screened on Sunday, March 1st at 2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2305 San Marino Road, Sidney. Following the film, Holy Trinity, will host a 20-minute live discussion.... Full story


GURLEY, Neb. – The Leyton Middle School held its annual science fair Thursday afternoon. The sixth- through eighth-grade students presented their projects and demonstrations to the judges. Each... Full story

Good Old Days 02-27-15

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. 50...

Attorney general stops in Sidney to discuss pot laws

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson was in Sidney on Friday morning to meet with area county attorneys and law enforcement leaders. The visit was part of a tour through the western part of the...

It's the season of Lent

Lent is the 40-day period leading up to Palm Sunday where, traditionally, the church has fasted, done heart examination and repented of sin. Lent mean’s “slow down.” Slow down? I’m not sure that is in our vocabulary. Sometimes, I have to...

Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers

From the first shot fired upon the Union ship "Star of the West" at Fort Sumter, to the last shot fired from the Confederate warship the "CSS Shenandoah" near the Aleutian Islands, nearly 700,000...

CLASS D-2, SUBDISTRICT 11 TOURNAMENT: Minatare tops Leyton in finals

The Leyton High Warriors boys' basketball team had its season come to an abrupt end in the Class D2-11 subdistrict finals with a 53-40 defeat to the Minatare Indians on Thursday night at the Cabela's ...

CLASS B, DISTRICT 6 TOURNAMENT: Lady Raiders move into title game

McCOOK, Neb. – While the main event for Sidney Lady Raiders' fans was their team's District B-6 semifinal against Gering on Thursday at McCook Community College, there was a small side story too....


GIRLS’ B-6 BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS B-6 District Tournament At Gering High School Monday, Feb. 23 No. 4 Gering 37, No. 5 Alliance 35 Thursday, Feb. 26 At McCook Community College No. 1 Sidney 26, No. 4 Gering 19 No. 2 Scottsbluff 48, No. 3 McCook 39... Full story

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