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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 26, 2014 

Offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

The City of Sidney offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov, 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All city departments will be closed, including the landfill and the library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 26, 2014 

Regional West Foundation awards $73,600 in nursing scholarships

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – The board of directors of Regional West Foundation awarded $73,600 in scholarships to 25 area students enrolled at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 25, 2014

Stewards recognized for outstanding natural resources management

Top stewards have been recognized for their continuing efforts in three areas by the South Platte Natural Resources District. Sprenger Farms of Sidney, Steve Schumacher from Dalton and Kimball area...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 25, 2014

Regional West Weight Loss Options named Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Regional West Weight Loss Options has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation. To earn this designation, Regional West had to prove information on all aspects...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 25, 2014

Offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

The City of Sidney offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov, 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All city departments will be closed, including the landfill and the library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 24, 2014

21st Century Equipment acquires Frank Implement Co.

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – 21st Century Equipment and Frank Implement Company have jointly announced the acquisition of Frank Implement’s John Deere dealerships by 21st Century Equipment. This transaction is expected to be complete in early 2015. Frank...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 24, 2014

State Patrol supports red ribbon campaign

LINCOLN – Nebraska State Patrol vehicles will again fly red ribbons this holiday season in support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving efforts to encourage motorists to never drive impaired. Presenting a united front in the statewide effort to remove...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 24, 2014

Early registration for New Crops Technology Conference runs until Dec. 1

Early registration runs through Dec. 1 for the New Crops Technology Conference scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 4, at Sidney. The conference, sponsored by Nebraska Extension, will focus on the challenges of bringing new crops to market for western...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 24, 2014

Sidney's Barrett Brown receives a scholarship to CSC

CHADRON, Neb. – Barrett Brown of Sidney, son of Steve Brown and Melissa Schultz, has received a scholarship to Chadron State College. Barrett received the Elta and George Spencer-Thompson scholarship for $500. He is a junior at Chadron, studying... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 21, 2014

Regional West Health Services interpreter earns 'Caring Kind' award

SCOTTSBLUFF – Martin Vargas, a language access coordinator at Regional West Health Services, was among 73 health care professionals statewide recognized recently with the Caring Kind award during...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 21, 2014

Sterling resident Stratton promoted to major

Gary W. Stratton of Sterling, Colo., was promoted to the rank of major in the U.S. Army. Stratton is currently serving as an executive officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Army...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 20, 2014

Adams Industries accepting coats through Dec. 1

Adams Industries is sponsoring a coat drive. Drop-off sites are at its corporate offices (1655 Industrial Ave., Sidney) and the Chamber of Commerce (740 Illinois St.) New or gently used clean coats in any size – from infant to adult – are being... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    November 20, 2014

16 die on Nebraska roadways in October

Sixteen people were killed in traffic accidents on the state’s roadways during October, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads. There were 11 fatalities on the roads in October 2013. Last month, the 16 fatalities occurred... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    November 20, 2014

Hillside Golf Course closing on Dec. 1

The Hillside Golf Course in Sidney will be closing for the season on Dec. 1. The bar and restaurant will remain open throughout the winter.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    November 19, 2014

Cabela's unveils plan for new stores in Virginia, Canada

Cabela’s announced plans Tuesday to open stores in two new markets: Gainesville, Va., and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Cabela’s anticipates a spring 2017 opening for the 79,000-square-foot store in Gainesville. It will be located adjacent to the...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    November 19, 2014

Sidney native Watt and horses take home national awards

Two local horses, owned and trained by Sidney resident Garry Watt, owner of Watt Performance Horses, recently won prestigious awards. Bella San Hickory, a 5-year-old horse mare, ridden by Watt, won... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 18, 2014

Land use appeal provides important learning opportunity

The South Platte Natural Resources District board of directors approved the use of a half-acre plot at Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area for an outreach program to be undertaken by the Mile High Pheasants Forever chapter at its November meeting. The...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    November 18, 2014

Local volleyball players selected to MAC All-Conference team

Five local high school volleyball players were selected to the MAC All-Conference first team on Monday night, based on their play from the 2014 season. Players were selected by conference coaches. Creek Valley seniors Jill Behrends and Madison... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 17, 2014

Local banks offer interest-free loans for holiday shopping

Four local banks have teamed up with the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce to help make holiday shopping a little easier for area residents. In a program that stresses buying local, the...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 17, 2014

Cabela's, Huge Foundation extend women's leadership scholarship program

Cabela’s and the Harry and Reba Huge Foundation have decided to extend the Women in Leadership scholarship program for an additional five years. The $10,000 scholarships are designated for women graduating from Nebraska high schools. The...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 17, 2014

Kruse awarded Grand Champion artist in Wheat Belt cover page contest

Leyton third-grader Jonathan Kruse received Grand Champion honors as part of the Wheat Belt Christmas cover page art contest. Area elementary students were invited to participate. The Reserve Champion artist was Katherine Eckhardt. First place went...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    November 17, 2014

Gas prices continue to fall statewide

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.01 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    November 13, 2014

Fire and ice

A house fire at 550 Virginia Lane took 23 firefighters three and a half hours to contain Wednesday night. The cause of the fire isn't yet known, but Sidney Fire Chief Keith Stone said it seems to... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 13, 2014

Sidney native Heaton retires from U.S. Army Reserve

Sidney native James M. Heaton retired from the U.S. Army Reserve on Aug. 2, 2014, with the rank of Colonel, after 30 years of active duty and reserve service in the Army Judge Advocate General's...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 13, 2014

City, county's chamber of commerce partner with CGI on video program

CGI Communications Inc. has announced a new Community Video Program, giving Sidney and Cheyenne County a way to market themselves to new and prospective businesses and residents. The program comes at no cost. The city and Cheyenne County Chamber of...


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