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 By Dawn Graves    Community    November 21, 2014

A work in progress

Alli Ehler of Sidney High's design class talks with Tim Mohan of Croell Redi-Mix in the backyard of a residence being renovated at 1833 Maple St. The house is being worked on by the construction and... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    November 20, 2014

Cabela's coat drive proves bountiful for CAPWN

Cabela's employees from the 6th Avenue downtown location arrived at the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska office bearing coats, boots, gloves and plenty of smiles on Wednesday. About...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    November 19, 2014

Getting ready for Christmas

Life-sized nutcrackers stand guard in Hickory Square as setup begins for the Christmas Kickoff to be held Nov. 29 from 12:30 to 8 p.m. The kickoff will include a mini train ride, a parade of lights... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    November 10, 2014

Replacement van will make VA trips easier for local veterans

Area veterans needing a lift to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Cheyenne now get to travel in a brand new vehicle. A 2014 Ford Explorer has replaced the old 2003 Ford Econoline van...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    November 5, 2014

Ribbon Cutting

Tami Ekart, Property Manager at Lodgepole Creek Apartments, cuts the ribbon with the Cheyenne County Ambassadors on Wednesday. The 72-unit complex, located at 1500 Fort Sidney Road, was completed... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    November 4, 2014

'Interactive' Beatles tribute coming to Sidney this week

This isn't your ordinary Beatles tribute show. Yesterday and Today: An Interactive Beatles Experience is a concert event coming to Sidney this week, and it won't be performed by Fab Four...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 31, 2014

Putting a scare into Sidney

Spooky decorations fill some shop windows downtown in celebration of Halloween. Witches, skeletons and ghosts haunt the front window at Imagine That.... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 31, 2014

Area students enjoy a day full of fitness, nutrition

About 250 third-graders from Sidney, Bridgeport, Leyton, South Platte, Bayard, Potter-Dix, Banner County and Creek Valley learned about fitness and how to make healthy food choices for Kids Fitness...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 30, 2014

Benefit set for young girl with undiagnosed medical condition

Known as the Cupcake Boss, a dancer, crafter and all-around sweet young girl, 10-year-old Madison Frerichs was suddenly afflicted with a painful abdominal condition in August that doctors haven't yet...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 27, 2014

Fundraiser planned for local girl with brain tumor

Sidney's got heart. At least that's what Marie and Robert Fiebig think. They've been deeply moved by the support received after their 6-year-old daughter, Paige, was diagnosed with pediatric brain can...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 24, 2014

Four local students selected for All-State band, choir

Four area students have been accepted to All-State Choir and All-State Band this year to perform at a special concert at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln. Sidney High School sophomore...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 20, 2014

Medical professionals stress need for flu shot

Flu season is upon us, and the perennial march to get a seasonal flu vaccine from clinics, pharmacies and businesses has begun. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that last year,...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 17, 2014

Cancer survivor chosen for fly-fishing retreat

Sidney resident and breast cancer survivor Marti Stevens has found new friends, new support and more serenity after being chosen to attend Casting for Recovery. It's a free, fly-fishing retreat held...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 16, 2014

Sides clash over landmark designation decision

In the anticipation of a discussion about the possible designation of the Fort Sidney Museum, the Post Commander's Home and the Powder House as local landmarks, the Sidney Historic Preservation Board...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 15, 2014

Beautification Award winners

The Lodgepole Creek Apartment complex was presented with the Cheyenne County Beautification Award on Tuesday. The award recognizes businesses for their effort in making the town more appealing to... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 14, 2014

School bond issue may be back on ballot in February

The school board will again decide if the new elementary school bond will be placed on the ballot for a special election in February. The bond, which has been narrowly defeated the two times it has been up for vote, is intended to fund the...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 14, 2014

Sidney considers purchase of coach bus for activities, trips

Sidney’s Superintendent of Schools Jay Ehler approached the school board on Monday night about going forward with research regarding the purchase of a coach bus for activities and trips. Leasing a coach bus, as opposed to purchasing one, is cost-pr...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 14, 2014

Students of the Month

The Students of the Month for September were recognized by the school board at their meeting on Monday. From left, Hayden Lienemann, 12th grade; Davis Burch, 10th grade; Lorelei Heineman, 9th grade;... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 13, 2014

TE Connectivity celebrates 40th anniversary

Lewis Hazy, Senior Product Engineer at TE Connectivity shows visitors the copper used in the manufacture of wires for telephone service, computers and more at the company's 40th anniversary open... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 10, 2014

Best foot forward: Local church collects shoes for those in need

Most of us have an extra pair of shoes or boots just taking up space in our closets. Instead of throwing away the unneeded footwear, the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney is collecting shoes...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 9, 2014

Charter Communications makes changes that will require customers to get cable boxes

Charter Communications will begin encrypting the Basic Service Tier of their cable packages on Nov. 4, and customers who receive cable on a television without digital equipment supplied by Charter...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 9, 2014

Dressed up to run

The Sidney High Cross Country teams participated in their annual costume run Wednesday afternoon. From left to right: Jachob Wiedeburg, Brenner Keane, Keaton Wakefield, Hayden Lieneman and Brody... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 8, 2014

TE Connectivity, school district team up for 'Cool Kids' event

TE Connectivity donated $5,000 to Cool Kids Club/No Limits to purchase a new "Fab Lab," consisting of computer software, various building kits (Lego, marble runs, blocks, etc.), and programmable... Full story

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 8, 2014

Sidney's Von Seggern earns 'Believers and Achievers' statewide award

Sara Von Seggern, a senior at Sidney High School, has been honored with the 2014-2015 Believers and Achievers award. Believers and Achievers is a statewide program designed by the Nebraska School...

 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 7, 2014

Sheriff, City Police push for study to explore central, joint facility

The Cheyenne County Sheriff's office hopes to participate in a study to find out if sharing facilities with the city police is a good fit. The Sidney Police Department completed a feasibility study...


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