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 By Don Ogle    Community    December 8, 2017 

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...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 8, 2017 

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...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 6, 2017

Santa Visits Hickory Square

Santa greets an excited young fan just prior to lighting the Christmas Tree in Hickory Square Saturday....

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    December 6, 2017

Raiders Make Good Showing

Sidney's Red Raider boys basketball team is off and running in its new season, and already the Raiders have shown a lot to Coach Austin Lewis. Like last year, the Raiders' opening games were in the We...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 1, 2017

Aquatic Center Second Year Attendance Rises

In an abbreviated agenda, the Sidney City Council heard Tuesday that attendance for the Sidney Aquatic Center rose by nearly 300 in its second year. After approving minutes from its last meeting,...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 1, 2017

Christmas Activities Kick Off Saturday

Downtown Christmas activities kick into high gear this weekend with activities in Hickory Square and the Post Commanders Home. Sponsored by the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce and City of Sidney,...

 

Students Behind The Camera With Sidney High Television Program

What started out as a club experiment five years ago has turned into a popular class that is the envy of programs across the state. It started when Sidney High School teachers Matt McKay and Roger...

 

Giving Thanks

It was going to be the trip of a lifetime. A trio of friends, a motorcycle road trip with miles and miles of adventure - a "bucket list" trip through some of the most scenic areas of the western...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 17, 2017

City Council Approves Tax Break Program For Firefighters

Sidney volunteer firemen will qualify for a new tax break in coming years, thanks to a resolution passed by the Sidney City Council Tuesday. The break, which comes in the form of a tax credit against state income taxes, is available due to the...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 17, 2017

Sidney School Board Approves Policy Changes

Sidney’s school board continued work to update district policies when it met Monday evening, approving 10 measures so they are in line with state practices. The changes were largely in wording through “3,000 series” policies, of a number of...

 

Traveling to the New World

With Thanksgiving approaching, Sidney first graders learned about the Mayflower Wednesday, finding out what the pilgrims ate, took with them, and how they traveled to the new world. They also put...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    November 17, 2017

Sidney Middle School cross country team

The Sidney School Board Monday recognized the Sidney Middle School cross country team of Tre Canas, Mitch Deer, Daniel Bashtovi, Ryan Konz, Cameron Brauer, Isaac Trujillo and Julian Maytorena for...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 15, 2017

Hwy. 30 construction project nearly done

Paving on U.S. Highway 30 should be wrapped up this week, and along with it, the end of a trying construction season through downtown Sidney. All that's left for this season, says Bucl Simmons, a...

 

Adventure With A Purpose

They walk along the highway, waving at passing cars, visiting about life, and learning about themselves and the country. Amanda Autry and Kolton Rackham left Tybee Island in Georgia May 1 with two...

 

Milo Harvest

Farmers across the county continue to harvest crops after getting off to a slow start. This farmer combines milo in near perfect harvest weather east of Sidney Monday....

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    November 8, 2017

Lady Raiders season ends in district final

ELKHORN -- Continued improvement was one of the mantras for Sidney's volleyball team this season, a goal they ultimately achieved despite a disappointing district loss here Saturday. After securing a...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 3, 2017

Subject remains at large after eluding pursuit

A male subject remains at large today after eluding law enforcement officers Monday evening. Just after 11 p.m. Monday, a Nebraska State Patrol trooper made a traffic stop on Hwy. 30 near Chappell....

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 27, 2017

Foster Lumber closes its doors

A long-time Sidney business has announced it is closing. Foster Lumber Company sent out letters to customers this week announcing the closure. In the letter, Fosters gave its customers a chance to...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    October 25, 2017

Red Raiders slip by Gering

Sidney's Red Raiders had the kind of half to open its game Friday that everyone dreads in a football game, let alone Homecoming. The visiting Gering Bulldogs rocked the Raiders in that first half,...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 20, 2017

Sidney Housing Authority installs improvement to Sioux Villa

Concrete poured this week on a north side project, long in the making, that will make a big difference for those driving in the Sioux Villa area. Construction crews spent the week preparing for and...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    October 20, 2017

SHS Bonfire

Sidney High School students try to out-cheer each other at the bonfire held Wednesday. Sidney plays Gering at its Homecoming game Friday night at 7 p.m., with the coronation of the Homecoming Kind...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    October 20, 2017

Sidney battles Gering

GERING - One thing is certain when you watch a match between Western Conference foes. No matter the outcome, you'll see a hard-fought battle. That was the case Tuesday when the Sidney Lady Raiders...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 18, 2017

Two injured in dog attack

A 53 year old Sidney woman remains hospitalized after a weekend dog attack which sent her and an year old female to the hospital. Sidney police responded to the scene in the 1300 block of Osage after receiving a report that a dog had made an attack....

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    October 18, 2017

Potter-Dix wins weekend tourney

POTTER - With a new coach and only a couple of players returning with much varsity playing time, Potter-Dix opened its volleyball season with a little bit of uncertainty. This time last season, the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    October 18, 2017

Students fly high despite fog

Heavy fog, cleared only by windy conditions grounded the fly-in part of the Voc-Air Flying Club Fly-In Breakfast, but supporters still made their way to the Sidney airport to show support for the...

 

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