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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 24, 2014 

Local leaders recognized as part of a Rural Futures Institute Grant

KEARNEY, Neb. – Sidney’s Megan McGown and Connie Hancock participated in the Rural Futures Institute Grants Program, a virtual leadership development program. The program is built to foster the development of research and engagement and teaching...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 24, 2014 

Cheyenne County receives dividend check

LINCOLN – Cheyenne County received a membership dividend of $9,480 from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county's property, liability and workers'...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 23, 2014

Adams Industries raises money for breast cancer awareness

In an active part to support breast cancer awareness month and support a local cancer organization, Adams Industries recently held a company-wide breast cancer fundraiser. Various breast cancer...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 23, 2014

British documentary film maker, author to speak at Lodgepole library

British documentary film maker and author Tim Slessor will speak at the Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole on Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. The appearance is part of Chadron State College's pilot...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 22, 2014

Sidney Regional Medical Center puts Ebola virus plan in place

It was just a couple of months ago when the World Health Organization declared Ebola as a “public health emergency of international concern.” Since that day in early August, here have been many stories, rumors and theories about the...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 22, 2014

Wish lists sought for Oliver Reservoir

The South Platte Natural Resources District and the Oliver Reservoir Advisory Committee want to hear from the public. In preparing for the recreation area’s future, the District and its advisory committee will be hosting a meeting on Thursday,...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 21, 2014

Cheyenne County Community Center announcement

Registration for the youth basketball leagues at the Cheyenne County Community Center is going on now through Oct. 27. Registration forms can be picked up at the community center or can be downloaded online. For more information, or to download the... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 21, 2014

Local Poolplayers Advance to National Championship

Jason Buettenback and Amy Miller, both from Sidney, will advance to the American Poolplayers Association’s (APA) Jack & Jill 8-Ball Doubles National Championship after winning the Jack & Jill 8-Ball Doubles tournament held recently in Sidney. Once...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 20, 2014

Making their mark

Sidney Regional Medical Center held a beam signing for its employees last Wednesday. The "autographed" beam will be part of the facility that is under construction. Dr. Rebecca Allard and Leah... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 20, 2014

25 die on Nebraska roadways in September

Twenty-five people were killed in traffic accidents on the state’s roadways during September, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads. There were 23 fatalities on the roads in September 2013. The 25 fatalities marks the... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 20, 2014

Ice cream social held at nursing home

Wheat Belt Public Power District sponsored an ice cream social at Sidney Regional Nursing Home on Oct. 14. The stop was one of several as part of the October celebration. Choosing to honor former... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 20, 2014

Check presentation

A check in the amount of $1049.20 was presented by Margaret Lienemann of the Ladies Chamber and Andrew Lenzen of WNCC, who represents the many businesses who participate in Dress Down Days, to the... Full story

 By Jana Tarrell For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 20, 2014

Sidney SPYFL teams sweep weekend, finish stellar seasons

Kai Speer of Sidney's No. 2 team chases down the ball carrier during his team's SPYFL season-finale on Saturday. The Sidney team wrapped up an undefeated season over the weekend.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 17, 2014

Library hosts annual book character-themed pumpkin contest

The Friends of the Sidney Public Library will celebrate its impact upon the Sidney Public Library during National Friends of the Library week, Oct. 19-25, with activities for both children and adults. To celebrate, the Friends are hosting its second... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 17, 2014

Book club for teens to meet

The “Talks and Treats: Teen Book Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 4:30 p.m. at the Sidney Public Library. The group is open to any student in grades 7-12 who wants to share their love of books with others. Also, the Jr. Friends of the Library... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 17, 2014

Sidney's Austin Wilson completes basic training

Navy Seaman Apprentice Austin J. Wilson, son of Jamie A. and Julie A. Wilson of Sidney, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Wilson completed a variety of training... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 16, 2014

Ribbon cutting

Kelly Lapp and his wife Kelli cut the ribbon as Patty Thorpe and Shannon Smelley stand by in front of Re/Max Realty Partners' new location at 1340 10th Ave. on Wednesday.... Full story

 By Jana Tarrell For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 15, 2014

Sidney middle school teams win season-finales

Running back Eli Ahrens runs for a touchdown for the Sidney Middle School 7th-grade team during Tuesday night's 44-0 victory over Ogallala.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 10, 2014

City offices closed Monday for holiday

The city of Sidney will be observing the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, Oct. 13. All city departments will be closed. The library and landfill will be closed, and public transportation buses will not be running. Trash collection normally scheduled... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 10, 2014

Deadline to remove 'toys' from streets is Oct. 15

Trailers, boats and recreational vehicles must be removed from parking spots along city of Sidney streets by Wednesday, Oct. 15. The restricted parking is enforced on all streets inside the city limits and lasts for six months – until April 15,... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 9, 2014

Workshop to 'Choose the Right Medicare Drug Plan' scheduled for Nov. 5

Medicare Part D drug coverage costs the government and beneficiaries far less than originally projected by using competition between insurance companies to improve quality and reduce costs. People with Medicare can learn about Part D and find out how... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 8, 2014

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

Thousands of children, parents, business and community leaders from across the country are coming together this month to mark the 14th annual "Lights On Afterschool" celebration that has been...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 7, 2014

Oktoberfest Results

Horseshoe Tournament  “A” Division (6 Teams) 1st Place: Bill Nelson and Michelle Hart 2nd Place: Tony Vasquez Sr and Ed Harding 3rd Place: Sid Dubs and Vern Whipple   “B” Division (5 Teams) 1st Place: Santos De Los Santos and Tim Shaske... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 7, 2014

Cheyenne County Art Guild offers free drawing workshop

The Cheyenne County Art Guild will present a free mini-workshop on drawing on Monday, Oct. 13 from 5:15-6:45 p.m. at the Shelter House in Legion Park. Instruction in how to draw and drawing what you see will be given by J.I. McElroy. The... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 30, 2014

Ice cream social

Wheat Belt Public Power District sponsored an ice cream social at the Sloan Estates in Sidney on Monday. The district has chosen to honor former customers and friends living in area nursing homes and... Full story


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