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Articles from the January 4, 2016 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    January 4, 2016

No business like snow business

After days of freezing temperatures throughout the region, Monday's high was forecast to reach 36 degrees Fahrenheit in Sidney. Temperatures are expected to remain in the high 30s and low 40s until...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    January 4, 2016

Commissioners reaffirm boards, appointments

At the first Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners meeting of the year on Monday, appointments and committee memberships were reaffirmed. By unanimous votes, Darrell Johnson will remain chairman of...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 4, 2016

WNCC financial aid nights set

The Western Nebraska Community College financial aid staff is hosting several student and parent nights throughout the panhandle in January and February to share important information and answer any questions. “Financial Aid 101” is open and...

 Community    January 4, 2016

Community Calendar 01-04-16

Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up locations) for Tabitha Davis. Donations can be made to: “Tabitha Davis Memorial Fund” to help defray expenses and to benefit twin daughters...

 By C.J. Cornelius Jr.    Opinion    January 4, 2016

Letter To The Editor - Reader says opportunity is knocking

Dear Editor: It appears that the city council will have an opportunity to rehire the best city manager that this city has ever known since he has applied for the position. In contrast to other of his predecessors his performance increased steadily... Full story

 By Mark Watson    Community    January 4, 2016

No Till notes: 'Educational events'

I would like to wish everyone a very happy and prosperous new year! I thought I would inform everyone on some upcoming regional conservation agricultural events that I’m sure will provide excellent educational opportunities to producers. I have bee...

 Sports    January 4, 2016


BASKETBALL Tuesday, Jan. 5 Haxtun (Colo.) at Leyton 5 p.m. Peetz (Colo.) at Creek Valley 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 Kimball at Sidney 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8 Bayard at Potter-Dix 3 p.m. Briggsdale (Colo.) at Peetz (Colo.) 4 p.m. Gering at Sidney 5:30...

 By Staff Report    Sports    January 4, 2016

Free throw contest set for Jan. 17

All boys and girls age 9-14 are invited to participate in the Sidney Knights of Columbus Council #1861 Free Throw Contest. The competition will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17, at the Sidney Middle School Gym. Entry forms are available from...

 Sports    January 4, 2016

2015 football pick 'em contest winners

OVERALL WINNER Judy Melchior of Sidney won the 2015 football pick ‘em contest with 176 points, edging second place finisher Bill Ladine by three points. Congratulations Judy! SEASON STANDINGS - TOP 10 1. Judy Melchior 176 2. Bill Ladine 173 3. Ken...