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 By Soni Schilz - For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 16, 2014 


Peetz High School held its prom over the weekend and elected its royalty. From left to right: Melissa Schumacher, Robert Palmore, Queen Morgan Burns, King Ben Karnik, Crae Foreman, Megan... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 15, 2014

Check it out

The Public Alliance for Community Energy (ACE) presented members of the Boy Scout Troop 92 with a check for $200 honoring their efforts in placing door hangers through Dalton neighborhoods reminding... Full story

 By Con Marshall - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    April 15, 2014

Sidney grad wins for CSC

Chadron State College senior Brandon Segelke of Sidney pulls up after winning the 200 meters at the Bauer Invitational Track and Field Meet hosted by South Dakota Mines in Rapid City on Thursday. His... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 10, 2014

Chadron State Scholastic Contest

Congratulations to the Sidney High School students who competed in the Chadron State Scholastic Contest on Friday, April 5th and finished first as a team in their division for the third straight... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 9, 2014

Creek Valley Prom

Creek Valley High School held their prom on April 5. From left to right: Senior Crown Bearers Quinten Koenen and Johanna Frerichs, King Mason Low, Queen McKenzie Akeson, Junior Attendants Logan... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    April 8, 2014

Final trees planted in 25-year project at Fort Robinson

All the roots have been planted for a northwestern Nebraska reforestation program. Now, the project has been turned over to Mother Nature. About 1,400 members of the Boy Scouts of the Longs Peak...

 By Donna Fort - For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 8, 2014

A pet project

Sidney's Just for Kix dancers presented a $1,000 check to Wagon Tails Animal Rescue, represented by their president, Sybil Prosser and Hugo, a dog currently up for adoption. The proceeds were raised... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 3, 2014

Cabaret Theatre readies for Sidney appearance

Not everything has gone smoothly as the Omaha group Cabaret Theatre prepares for their April 12 show in Sidney. "We're doing a new arrangement of 'Moonglow' that's tough," said singer Becky Noble....

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 3, 2014

Scholarship Applications now being accepted by the Sidney Rotary Club

The Sidney Rotary Club is once again pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2014 Scholarship. The annual award will again be for $1,000.00 and may be awarded to anyone who is accepted at a post secondary institution,... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 3, 2014

Quiz Bowl

The Leyton 7th Grade quiz bowl team placed second at the Banner County Quiz Bowl held Friday, March 21. Back Row from left: Major Roberts, D.J. George, and Janessa Carley. Front Row from left: Nikki... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 1, 2014

State Speech

Kate Woten of Potter-Dix earned top honors in the class D1 poetry interpretation competition at the 2014 Nebraska state speech championship. The Coyotes senior also picked up a top five in serious...

 By Cynthia Gill - For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 27, 2014

Straight as an arrow

Twenty-six new 4-H Shooting Sports instructors from across the panhandle received their certifications to teach 4-Hers best practices in archery, shotgun and rifle last weekend in Sidney. Pictured... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 27, 2014

2014 Leyton Prom Royalty

From Left to Right: 2nd Attendants David Blanke and Emily Gill, Queen and King Carly Rushman and Seth Schuessler, 1st Attendants Josh Reimers and Kassandra Harris.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 27, 2014

District Speech

The Leyton Speech Team poses with their runner-up trophy from the District Speech meet in Hyannis. State Qualifiers: Emily Gill-Poetry, Carly Rushman-Humorous, Carly Rushman-Entertainment, Jessica... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 27, 2014

Young scientist

Leyton held the school's 6-8th grade Science Fair on March 20. Pictured is the overall winner, 7th Grader Danielle Higgins, with her Science teacher, Mrs. Jane Ahlschwede.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 27, 2014

Night of Music fundraiser

Cheyenne County CASA hosts their annual Night of Music fundraiser on Tuesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. at the High School Auditorium. The event features local talent--all performers live in Cheyenne County. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    March 26, 2014

Nebraska veterans visit DC

Congressman Adrian Smith greets one of more than 400 Korean War Veterans from the state participating in the Heartland Honor Flight recently. Smith noted that "During a snow storm which kept many... Full story

 By Donna Fort - For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 25, 2014

Kickin' it

Sidney's Just For Kix varsity team poses after performing on Sunday in the annual Kix for Kids fundraising show. Funds from the event will be donated to the non-profit animal welfare group Wagon... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    March 25, 2014

Three federation wrestlers earn state titles

Some of the Sidney federation wrestling team that earned success at Grand Island, including three firsts, two seconds and three thirds. Top Row: Kole Houser, Paul Houser, Kaden Vowers, Colton... Full story

 By PCM For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 24, 2014

Leyton Post Prom

Katie Higgins concentrates on her aim.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    March 21, 2014

Golf course to remain open during work

At least nine holes at Sidney’s Hillside course will remain open to golfers at all times despite irrigation work and other projects. Starting on Monday, March 24, the front nine will be available for play. The backside of the course will be closed... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 20, 2014

Pat Bittner Scholarship deadline announced

In memory of Pat Bittner’s years of service to education and the visual arts, the Chappell and the Lodgepole School districts and surrounding area, this scholarship was established in 2006 through the generosity of June and Gaynor Collison and... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 20, 2014

Potter-Dix Speech Team

Potter-Dix's Speech Team captured the district title in weekend competition, Leyton finished second. State competition begins March 27.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 20, 2014

Registration for Sidney Kindergarten students

Registration for kindergarten students attending Sidney Public Schools for the 2014-2015 school year will be held every day April 7 through April 11 at South Elementary, 12 and Toledo Streets, from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children who are eligible to... Full story

 By Mark Rein For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    March 20, 2014

Ernest signs with WNCC

WNCC volleyball coach Giovana Melo watches as Leyton's Katy Ernest signed her letter of intent on Wednesday. The Sun-Telegraph will have a story next week.... Full story


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