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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 19, 2014 

Dalton gears up for annual fall festival

While the temperatures may feel more like summer, the 2014 Dalton Fall Festival is scheduled for this weekend. Events and activities will be available for people of all ages. Things kick off today... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 18, 2014

Message boards to be replaced along I-80; detours planned

Weather permitting, Mid-Plains Power of Grand Island and the Nebraska Department of Roads, will replace the dynamic message boards along I-80 in Cheyenne, Deuel and Kimball Counties beginning Monday, Sep. 22. The $102,443 project, which is expected... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 18, 2014

18 die on Nebraska roads in August

Eighteen people were killed in traffic accidents on the state’s roadways during August, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads. There were also 18 fatalities on the roads in August 2013. Last month, the 18 fatalities...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 18, 2014

Community Center – Co-ed volleyball standings

Community Center – Co-ed volleyball standings Div. 1 Sets won Sets lost SRMC 2 1 Maddox Racing 1 2 Cabelas 0 2 JDs Cutters 2 0 TWC Management 1 2 Nienhueser Construction 2 1 TSI 2 1 Ken’s Electric 1 2 Div. 2 Dallas Langley Trucking 0 2 21st... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2014

Hawkins' named as "For Peetz Sake Parade" marshals

Wayne and Georgia Hawkins have been named the marshals for the 2014 "For Peetz Sake Parade." Interestingly, they follow in the footsteps of Wayne's parents, Delbert and Velma Hawkins, who previously s... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2014

Runza raises more than $43,000 to purchase books for children

Runza restaurants raised more than $43,000 as part of its “Great Books for Great Kids” fundraiser on Sept. 16. All 80 Runzas in Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa and Kansas donated 15 percent of sales that day to purchase books for libraries, schools and... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2014

Daughters of the American Revolution promote Constitution Week

The national celebration of Constitution Week, commemorating one of the country’s most important documents, is also one of the least known official observances. The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started many years ago by the Daughte... Full story

 
 By PCM - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 17, 2014

Leyton takes down Paxton in five sets

Leyton senior Kaitlyn Berner (No. 11) and junior Diedra Waite (No. 7) block a Paxton kill attempt in Tuesday night's match at Paxton.... Full story

 
 By Jana Tarrell For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 16, 2014

Sidney teams pick up two wins in SPYFL action

Sidney's Zack Burke hands the ball off to Keegan McKnight during the Sidney No. 2 team's 20-0 victory Saturday in SPYFL play. Trever Tarrell and Henry Means had interceptions in the win for... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 9, 2014

R/C air show planned for Kimball

The Kimball Kamakazee Klub is hosting a remote control airplane “Fun Fly” on Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Kimball County Airport R/C field. The field is three miles south and a half mile west of Kimball’s stoplight. Rick Kirby, event coordinator,... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 9, 2014

Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors to receive $2 million grant

The state’s local health departments were acknowledged last week for their unique position as community conveners as well as for the expertise they bring to communities across our state. The Veterans Administration announced that the Nebraska...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 8, 2014

Ribbon cutting

Croell Redi-Mix manager Robert "Sparky" England cuts the ribbon at their facilities at 839 Rd. 17 in Sidney on Sept. 3.... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 8, 2014

VIP Nail Salon ribbon cutting

The Luu family, owners of the VIP Nail Salon located at 430 Glover Rd., celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting on Aug. 18.... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 5, 2014

Dix teen promotes suicide awareness at Out of the Darkness Walk in Sidney

Gaje Vanbenberg has walked miles in the shoes of those contemplating suicide. A senior at Potter-Dix High School, Vanbenberg attempted suicide last fall. This weekend, he'll walk a 5K with others to h... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 5, 2014

Scarecrow Contest around the corner

It’s time again for the annual Scarecrow Contest sponsored by the Cheyenne County Ladies Chamber. Individuals, organizations and businesses from Cheyenne County can participate by making a scarecrow and displaying it on one of the assigned light... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 4, 2014

Nelson named Artist of the Month

Ethan Nelson, a senior in high school who is attending dual credit classes at Western Nebraska Community College, is the Cheyenne County Art Guild "Artist of the Month" for September. Nelson began his...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 4, 2014

Sidney city manager wins state award

Sidney City Manager and Economic Development Director Gary Person was named the 2014 Nebraska Economic Developers Association Professional of the Year in the community/county category. The award was presented by NEDA, the largest association of...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 4, 2014

Work to begin on I-80 from Bushnell to Kimball

Work is scheduled to begin next week on I-80 from Bushnell to the west Kimball interchange, on the westbound lanes only, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads. Werner Construction of Hasting has the $2,099,199 contract for concrete repair,...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 3, 2014

ANB-ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The employees at the American National Bank of Sidney were nominated to do that ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness for ALS and to support the ALS Foundation. President, Michael... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 3, 2014

Road closure begins on 10th Avenue

Beginning today, 10th Avenue at the intersections of Newton and Osage streets will be closed as part of the final phase of the road improvement project. Traffic will be detoured to 13th Avenue using Pine Street to access that part of Sidney, north... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 3, 2014

Nebraska Wheat Board elects Rick Larson as chairman

Rick Larson of Potter was elected chairman of the Nebraska Wheat Board at a recent NWB meeting. Brent Robertson of Elsie was elected vice chairman. Larson is in his third term on the NWB board of directors and has served since 2003. A representative...

 
 By Jo Houser - For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 3, 2014

Class of '74 Reunion

Sidney High School's class of 1974 celebrated its 30th reunion at the National Guard Armory in Legion Park on Saturday. Front row, from left: Randy Lubash, Bob Decker, Dave Wright Second row, from...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 3, 2014

King's Daughters donation drive planned

The Wide Awake Circle of the King’s Daughter’s in Sidney, which was founded in 1891, is gearing up for its annual donation drive. The charity, which is more than a century old provides various types of assistance for those in the Sidney area.... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 2, 2014

Miss Potter crowned

Donica Enevoldsen, daughter of Hal and Lynn Enevoldsen, was crowned Miss Potter on Thursday night at the American Legion Hall in Potter. Her attendants were Regyn Hicks, daughter of Brad and Robyn... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 2, 2014

Three Cheyenne County businesses fail compliance checks

The Nebraska State Patrol conducted checks of underage tobacco compliance as part of the Tobacco Free in the Panhandles comprehensive plan to keep youth from starting to use tobacco products. Officers – with the assistance of youth under the age of... Full story

 

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