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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 22, 2015 

West Elementary honors Presidential Education Award winners

West Elementary School in Sidney recently recognized its Presidential Education Award winners for the 2014-15 sixth-grade class. Students earn the Gold Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence by maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 and above...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 22, 2015 

Chadron State College announces President's and Dean's lists

CHADRON, Neb. – Chadron State College has announced the names of 636 undergraduate students who qualify for the institution’s spring 2015 academic honors lists. The president’s list, which requires a 4.0 cumulative grade-point average on a 4.0...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 22, 2015 

Sidney's Heidemann earns degree from Doane College

CRETE, Neb. – Sidney’s Ashley Morgan Heidemann received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Doane College during spring 2015 graduation ceremonies. Doane College awarded 219 degrees to undergraduates at its School of Arts...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 22, 2015 

Local students earn degrees from Nebraska Wesleyan

LINCOLN, Neb. — Dr. Fred Ohles, president of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 565 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 126th annual commencement earlier this month. Local...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 22, 2015 

Sidney's Geiger earns degree from Hastings College

HASTINGS, Neb. – Sidney’s Hope Greyson Geiger received a Bacherlor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Hastings College on May 16. Hastings College handed out degrees to 235 undergraduates and eight Master of Arts in Teaching students...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 22, 2015 

Sidney's Dunton earns degree from University of Northern Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. – Sidney’s Christine Dunton received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado during spring 2015 graduation ceremonies on May 8-9. She was among about 2,000 undergraduate and graduate...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 22, 2015 

Producers must report prevented planting, failed acres

Brad Fraass, executive director of Cheyenne County USDA Farm Service Agency, reminds producers to report prevented planting and failed acres in order to establish or retain FSA program eligibility. Producers must report crop acreage they intended to...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 21, 2015

WNCC to host Military Women's Conference

The Western Nebraska Community College and the Military and Veterans Office in Sidney are sponsoring this years’ Service Women Attain Power – also known as the S.W.A.P. Conference – on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Western Nebraska...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 21, 2015

Local students receive college scholarships

Sidney’s Raine M. Gartner and Chappell’s Jillian Kepler have both received college scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year. Gartner’s award is to Missouri State University and came as part of the Midwest Student Exchange Program. Students...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 20, 2015

City offices closed for Memorial Day

The City of Sidney will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. All city departments will be closed including the landfill and the library. The Dial-a-ride bus and Stage Line bus will not be running. The Solid Waste Department...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 20, 2015

Dress Down Days donation

Court Appointed Special Advocates was the recipient of the March "Dress Down Day" funds. Cheyenne County CASA is a private, nonprofit volunteer organization that assist abused and neglected children...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 19, 2015

Peetz Cub Scouts recognized at awards ceremony

Peetz Cub Scout Pack #36 held its Blue and Gold Awards ceremony on last week at the Peetz Community Church. An "Outing in Scouting" was the theme for the night as the scouts helped construct a...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 19, 2015

Three Sidney students selected for annual Nienhueser scholarship

The Chad Nienhueser Memorial Scholarship is given to area high school students who will pursue a college education and have demonstrated leadership skills. Chad was a Sidney native majoring in civin...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 19, 2015

Summer hours expand at Scotts Bluff monument

GERING – The Scotts Bluff National Monument will expand hours for the summer beginning this Saturday. To better serve visitors, the summer hours at the monument will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Summit Road will be open for uphill traffic from 8 a.m....

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    May 19, 2015

Creek Valley's Godfrey shoots 86 to qualify for state tournament; Storm finishes ninth

Creek Valley Storm golfer Brett Godfrey carded an 86 – his best score of the season – at the Oregon Trail Golf Course in Sutherland to qualify for the state tournament as an individual. The team struggled to a ninth-place finish at the Class D-5...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 18, 2015

Onions for a cause

The Lodgepole Valley Shriners sell onions each year with the proceeds going to help local children with orthopedic or burn injuries receive medical care. The cost is $10 for a 10-pound bag and can be...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 18, 2015

Nebraska gas prices dip while nation sees overall increase

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.54 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 18, 2015

Village at Regional West employee wins state award

SCOTTSBLUFF – Amy Longmore, activities coordinator at The Village at Regional West, was awarded the 2015 National Assisted Living Week Programming Award from the Nebraska Assisted Living Association...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 18, 2015

Jahoda joins Regional West Physicians Clinic

SCOTTSBLUFF – Board-certified urologist Dr. Andrew Jahoda is now seeing patients on a full-time basis at Regional West Physicians Clinic-Urology. Jahoda and Joe Blankenship, PA-C provide urology care to patients from birth to senior citizens....

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 18, 2015

Tours set for Nebraska Wildflower Week

Kimball County Tourism, in conjunction with PrairieAdventure Tours, is offering prairie wildflower tours in celebration of Nebraska Wildflower Week from May 30 through June 7. Tours will be led by local rancher and biologist, Shaun Evertson. Tours...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 18, 2015

SPNRD board sees ground water model analysis review

At its monthly meeting, the South Platte Natural Resources District board of directors received an analysis review of the Western Water Use Management Model, commissioned to aid in determining the effects of actions on aquifers within the District....

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 18, 2015

Nebraska Wheat Board announces annual budget meeting

The Nebraska Wheat Board will hold its annual budget meeting Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Monsanto’s Water Utilization Learning Center. The center is located at 76268 NE-47, Gothenburg, Neb. 69138 The meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. CST and adjourn...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 18, 2015

Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture seeks donations during 'Give To Lincoln Day'

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation will participate in a 24-hour fundraiser on Thursday, May 28 to help support its programs and efforts that build awareness and understanding of agriculture through education and leadership development. Some of the...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    May 18, 2015

Cox takes 6th, relays finish 5th at state for Peetz

The Peetz Bulldogs track teams concluded their season at the State Track and Field Championships at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Colo., on Saturday. The Bulldogs qualified three athletes for individual events and five relay teams. Junior Garrin Cox,...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    May 18, 2015

Panhandle Sr. Ladies golf to start

The Panhandle Senior Ladies Golf Association will hold its first outing of the season on June 1 at 9 a.m. at Chimney Rock Golf Course in Bayard. New members are welcome and must be at least 50 years of age. Call Vickie Nemnich at (308) 641-3015 to...

 

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