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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 28, 2015 

Wheat Belt's training field named in honor of Winkelman

The Nebraska Rural Electric Association's Job Training and Safety Coordinator Bob Cooper, along with the Wheat Belt Public Power District, held a dedication ceremony in memory of Don Winkelman on...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 28, 2015 

High school's Class of '65 to serve as grand marshals for Potter Days

The 2015 Potter Days Grand Marshals are the members of Potter High School's Class of 1965. Twenty-four of the 37 graduates will be celebrating their 50th class reunion the weekend of Sept. 4, 5 and 6...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 27, 2015

Adams Industries acquires maintenance shop in Sterling

Adams Industries recently acquired Quality Equipment & Service, a heavy equipment maintenance shop in Sterling, Colo. It has been renamed to Adams Quality Equipment & Service. After 46 years,...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 27, 2015

South Platte NRD information session planned

The South Platte Natural Resources Division has a planned an “information session” prior to its public hearing on Sept. 15 on the Districtwide Ground Water Management Area Rules and Regulations. Information that has been presented to the SPNRD...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 27, 2015

Runza raises $45K for literacy across the state

On Tuesday, all 81 Runza Restaurants in Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa and Kansas donated 15 percent of sales to purchase books for libraries, schools and school foundations in communities with a Runza location. The annual fundraiser, entitled “Great...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 27, 2015

Free bariatric surgery seminars scheduled

The public is invited to a free educational seminar hosted by Regional West Hospital’s bariatric surgeons to learn how weight loss surgery can help you gain control of your weight, your health and your life. Regional West surgeons Jeffrey...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    August 25, 2015

Panhandle Senior Ladies' Golf Association holds outing in Sidney

The Panhandle Senior Ladies’ Golf Association held its latest outing at Hillside Golf Course in Sidney. First place with three birdies went to the team of Terry Korell, Phyllis Greenwood, Jane Holechek and Vickie Nemnich. The group of Alene...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 24, 2015

Gas prices dip slightly across state over past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.69 per gallon on 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    August 21, 2015

IHG to launch Holiday Inn Express in Sidney

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a management agreement with Sidney Hospitality to build an 82-room, four-story Holiday Inn Express in Sidney. The hotel will mark the entry of the new prototype Holiday Inn Express that was rolled out a year...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 21, 2015

Public hearing set for proposed irrigation allocations

A hearing has been set for Sept. 15 by the South Platte Natural Resources District to hear public testimony for the proposed irrigation allocations. The SPNRD board took action during its meeting earlier this month to set preliminary numbers for each...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 21, 2015

WNCC accepting submissions for art exhibit

Western Nebraska Community College is inviting Panhandle artists to submit original artwork to be included in the fourth annual Art Gallery Exhibit taking place on Thursday, Oct. 22 at the John N. Harms Advanced Technology Center in Scottsbluff....

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 20, 2015

Dress Down Day funds

Dress Down Day funds were awarded to the Daughters of the American Revolution's Fort Sidney Chapter. The funds were used to defray costs of commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War to...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    August 20, 2015

SAND VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS

The championship match of the Summer Sand Volleyball (Upper League) Tournament was recently held at Cedar Lanes bowling alley. The champions were "Good Times & Tan Lines." The runners-up were...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 19, 2015

WIC programs provide help for area residents

The Nebraska Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program provides healthy food at no cost, breastfeeding support for mothers and newborns and nutrition information to help keep pregnant women, infants and children under the age of 5 healthy and...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 19, 2015

Regional West offers 'weight loss' family picnic

Weight loss surgery patients and anyone who would like to learn about weight loss surgery are invited to the Regional West Weight Loss Options family picnic, set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Northwood Park (across from Walmart) in...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    August 19, 2015

Creek Valley sets football scrimmage

The Creek Valley High School football scrimmage is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 21. The scrimmage will begin at 5 p.m. and be followed by the Creek Valley Booster Club’s Ice Cream Tailgate and Pep Rally at 6:30 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 18, 2015

Changes to Grain Dealer Act take effect Aug. 30

Grain dealers and producers should be aware that changes to the Grain Dealer Act become effective Aug. 30. In May, the Legislature passed LB 183 modifying certain portions of the act. With the effective date just weeks away, the Nebraska Public...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 18, 2015

'Shootout' on tap in Kimball

Kimball County Tourism is hosting the second annual “Shootout at the Kimball Korral,” Series 1 and 2 Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition on Aug. 23-24. Mounted Shooters will saddle up to demonstrate six-shooter skills, toting two single action...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 18, 2015

Runza to hold 13th Annual Great Books for Great Kids fundraiser

Runza Restaurants will conduct its 13th annual Great Books for Great Kids fundraiser on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The money will benefit local libraries, schools and literacy organizations and be used to purchase children’s books. Last year, more than...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 18, 2015

Nebraska Pioneer Farm Award

The John Henry Hinrichs farm in Sidney recently received an award from the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation and the Nebraska Farm Bureau that honors families with 100 years of farm ownership. The...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    August 18, 2015

Sidney plans Gatorade scrimmages for Friday

Sidney High School will hold its annual Gatorade scrimmages on Friday, Aug. 27. The evening begins with the Lady Raiders’ volleyball team taking to the Cabela’s Athletic Facility court at 5:30 p.m. After volleyball, the action will move outside...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 17, 2015

Cabela's Linneman to become strategic advisor for company

Brian J. Linneman, an executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for Cabela’s, will become a strategic advisor to the company, effective Aug. 31. Linneman has been with Cabela’s for 17 years and has been the CMO since January 2010....

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 17, 2015

Nebraska feels spike in gas prices across Midwest

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 8.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 17, 2015

Sidney's Raymond earns UNL degree

Paul Steven Raymond of Sidney was among nearly 750 students who received degrees during the University of Nebraska’s summer commencement ceremony Aug. 15 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Raymond earned a bachelor of fine arts from the Hixson-Lied College...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 17, 2015

Serenity Cafe ribbon-cutting

The Serenity Cafe in Sidney held its official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday....

 

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