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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 5, 2016 

Applebee's set to open Monday

The area's newest Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar will open at 625 Cabela Drive in Sidney at 11 a.m. on Monday. The restaurant is privately owned and operated by RMH Franchise, based out of...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 5, 2016 

Two mosquito-borne Zika virus cases reported in state

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services received reports of two cases of travel-related Zika virus. These are the first cases in the state. One is in Douglas County and the other is in Sarpy County, and both people are females in their...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 2, 2016

McFee named to dean's list at Tufts

MEDFORD, Mass. – A Chappell resident was recently named to the fall 2015 semester dean’s list at Tufts University. Abigail McFee of Chappell, a member of the class of 2017, earned the honor for the fall 2015 semester. Dean’s list honors at...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 1, 2016

Sidney pool project on schedule

Although snow abounds in Sidney this week, the city's aquatic center is on track to be completed on time in late May. On Dec. 9, construction crews applied concrete for the new 2,100 square foot...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 1, 2016

Gas prices fall again

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.79 per gallon yesterday, 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    January 29, 2016

C-H-A-M-P-I-O-N

Daniel Bashtovoi, a sixth grader at West Elementary School in Sidney, won the Cheyenne County Spelling Bee on Thursday. Bashtovoi competed against the top-six spellers from schools throughout the...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 28, 2016

TeamMates honors Security First at appreciation dinner

The TeamMates mentoring program of Sidney held its annual appreciation dinner for its mentors at Buffalo Point earlier this month, at which time the group presented Security First Bank and Security...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 25, 2016

Cowan wins Peetz spelling bee

Augustus Cowan of Sidney won the Peetz Plateau School District's annual spelling bee on Friday. Caroline Lindahl also of Sidney, took second place in the contest. Virginia Splichal, spelling bee...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 25, 2016

Rotary accepting applications for RYLA Camp

For The sun-telegraph The Sidney Rotary Club is now accepting applications for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award Camp. The camp is available to students who are currently sophomores or juniors or of that age group. The Co-ed RYLA Camp will be held...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 25, 2016

Gas prices in Nebraska fall 4.9 cents

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.83 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    January 22, 2016

Sidney announces city manager finalists

After receiving 20 applications from 18 states and an in-depth review of a dozen semi-finalists, City of Sidney officials are set to interview three finalists for the city manager position in late Jan...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 21, 2016

Kelsey named to dean's list at Iowa State

AMES, Iowa – A Sidney resident has was honored academically at Iowa State University. Scott Robert Kelsey, an agricultural systems technology major, was named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at ISU. More than 8,370 ISU undergraduates have been...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 21, 2016

Rushman named to honors list at Concordia

SEWARD – Concordia University, Nebraska named 260 students to its honors list for the fall 2015 semester, which includees sophomore Carly Rushman of Gurley. The top 25 percent of undergraduate students who complete at least 12 credit hours on the...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 21, 2016

Schievelbein named to dean's list at Doane College

CRETE – A Chappell resident was named to the dean’s list at Doane College for the fall 2015 semester. Hannah Schievelbein, a Creek Valley High School graduate, was one of 243 students named to the dean’s list. Students must achieve a minimum...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    January 21, 2016

OUTSTANDING WRESTLER AWARD

Sidney's Kaden Vowers, center, was earned the outstanding wrestler award at last week's tournament at Chase County. He went unbeaten in the 113 weight class with five wins in the tournament....

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 19, 2016

Foreign investors required to report investment in agricultural land, FSA director says

Brad Fraass, Cheyenne County executive director for the Farm Service Agency, reminded foreign investors who buy, sell or hold a direct or indirect interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required under the Agricultural...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 18, 2016

Gas prices rise less than 1 cent

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.88 per gallon yesterday, 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    January 18, 2016

No Till notes: 'Water Conservation'

I’ve been busy building my PowerPoint presentations for the No till On The Plains and High Plains No till winter conferences. I’ve been asked to speak about water conservation at each of these conferences. I’ve always thought that our limited...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 15, 2016

3 local students named to dean's list at Central CC

Three local students are among those named to the dean’s list at Central Community College for the fall 2015 semester. Those named to the dean’s list are David Bacon of Sidney and Aftan Bartels and Brandy Collins, both of Chappell. The students...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 14, 2016

10 locals named to UNK dean's list

Ten students with local ties were named to the dean’s list at the University of Nebraska at Kearney for the fall 2015 semester. Sidney students named to the dean’s list include Ashley Stafford, Meghan Wiedeburg, Michaela Flick, Sara Wright,...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 13, 2016

First baby of the new year

The first baby of the year born at Sidney Regional Medical Center was Shaleigh Grace Dickinson. She was born at 7:48 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, and weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces. Her parents are...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 13, 2016

WNCC announces honor students

Western Nebraska Community College announced that the following students were honored in during the fall semester. Those locally who were named to the President’s List include Dani McKay of Dalton, Rebekah Carlson of Gurley, and Julie Aprill,...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 11, 2016

Gas prices drop 3 cents

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.87 per gallon yesterday, 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    January 11, 2016

Entries sought for Agriculture Week poster contest

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is now accepting entries for its 13th annual Agriculture Week in Nebraska poster contest. The contest, open to all Nebraska students in grades 1-6, highlights the diversity of agriculture and raises...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 7, 2016

Expect to save at the pump in 2016

Motorists will be rewarded at the pump this year, spending $17 billion less compared to 2015 as the national yearly sags for a fourth straight year to $2.28 a gallon, according to GasBuddy’s 2016 Fuel Price Outlook. Aside from a national average th...

 

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