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Garage fire puts scare into local family

Runza raises more than $43,000 to purchase books for children

Runza restaurants raised more than $43,000 as part of its “Great Books for Great Kids” fundraiser on Sept. 16. All 80 Runzas in Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa and Kansas donated 15 percent of sales that day to purchase books for libraries, schools... Full story

Garage fire puts scare into local family

A garage located at 604 16th Ave. was destroyed by fire on Tuesday. Stacey McKnight, owner of the property, said she was startled awake at 4 a.m. by the sound of her neighbor pounding on her front...

Court Briefs 09-17-14

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County Court on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, before the Honorable Randin Roland: Cynthia Grant, age 39 of Sidney, appeared for presentment on a charge of distribution of marijuana, a class III felony. She... Full story

Hawkins' named as "For Peetz Sake Parade" marshals

Wayne and Georgia Hawkins have been named the marshals for the 2014 "For Peetz Sake Parade." Interestingly, they follow in the footsteps of Wayne's parents, Delbert and Velma Hawkins, who previously... Full story

Veteran's History Project - Thomas H. Evans

Thomas H. Evans Technician 4th Grade U.S. Army World War II Editor's Note: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Potter,...

Daughters of the American Revolution promote Constitution Week

The national celebration of Constitution Week, commemorating one of the country’s most important documents, is also one of the least known official observances. The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started many years ago by the... Full story

What's smarter – paying off debts or investing?

It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income. When this happens, how should you use the funds? Assuming you have adequate emergency savings — typically, three to six months’...

Community Calendar 09-17-14

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. Thursday, Sept. 18 Newcomer’s... Full story

Sidney JV football falls, 28-8, in Kimball

Sophomore Jack Feddersen carries the ball for Sidney High School's junior varsity team in Monday night's 28-8 loss at... Full story

Leyton takes down Paxton in five sets

Leyton senior Kaitlyn Berner (No. 11) and junior Diedra Waite (No. 7) block a Paxton kill attempt in Tuesday night's match at... Full story

Sidney volleyball splits home triangular

It was a bag of mixed marbles for the Sidney High varsity volleyball team, as it split its home triangular on Tuesday night at the Cabela’s Athletic Facility. The Lady Raiders were swept by Chadron in the first match, but came back to sweep...

Sidney girls'golf takes third at Gering Invite

The Sidney High varsity girls’ golf team added another top-three tournament finish to its resume, coming in third with a score of 404 at the Gering Invite on Tuesday morning. Scottsbluff won the tournament with a remarkable team score of 356....