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Articles from the January 19, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    January 19, 2015

Sun-Telegraph football contest winner

Bill Ladine of Sidney won the annual Sidney Sun-Telegraph football contest this year. He received a $150 gift certificate from Sonny's Super Foods, but donated it to the King's Daughters... Full story

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    January 19, 2015

Banding together

Fourteen local musicians make up the Cheyenne County Community Band directed by Chris Gabis. There are no auditions, experience level requirements or age restrictions to be a part of this nonprofit...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    January 19, 2015

Authoring a donation

On Friday, Bill Benson presented his self-published book “The Parallel Lives of the Noble American Religious Thinkers and Believers: Roger Williams vs. Cotton Mather” to Doris Jensen, Director of the Sidney Public Library. It is now available to... Full story

 Obituaries    January 19, 2015

Service Notice: Florence Elliott

Florence Elliott, 94 of Sidney, died Friday morning, Jan. 16, 2015 at Sidney Regional Medical Center, Extended Care. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Wed., Jan. 21, 2015 in the First United Methodist Church Chapel in Sidney with the Rev.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 19, 2015

Fall Dean's List announced at University of Nebraska at Kearney

KEARNEY, Neb. – Several local students earned a place on the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. To earn a place on the Dean’s List, university students must complete 12 hours or more (for which...

 Community    January 19, 2015

Community Calendar 01-19-15

Ongoing Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great Topics and food. Call Leslie @ 250-1113 if questions. Tuesday, Jan. 20 The public is invited to the unveiling of the Preliminary... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 19, 2015

Doane College announces Fall 2014 Dean's List

CRETE, Neb. – Two local students made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester at Doane College. Students must achieve a minimum 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and hold 12 graded hours to qualify for this academic distinction. They...

 By Mark Watson    Community    January 19, 2015

No Till Notes: 'Colorado Conservation Tillage Association Conference'

On Feb. 3 and 4, I’ll be attending the 27th Annual High Plains No-till Conference. The conference is hosted by the Colorado Conservation Tillage Association and is held each year at the Community Center in Burlington, Colo. I’ve spoken at this...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 19, 2015

USDA Rural Development seeking applications

LINCOLN, Neb. – USDA Rural Development is seeking applications for the Rural Energy for America Program. REAP is available to agricultural producers and rural small for-profit businesses to complete energy efficiency improvements or install a...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 19, 2015

Center Pivot Irrigation Management short course set for Feb. 9

Center Pivot Irrigation Management short courses are planned for Scottsbluff and three other Nebraska sites in February to help producers enhance the value of water through advanced irrigation management practices. The Scottsbluff course is Feb. 9...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 19, 2015

Certification training for private pesticide applicators offered

Training for private pesticide applicators whose certification will expire in 2015 will be offered on Tuesday, Jan. 20 in Sidney at the Country Inn & Suites. The training is also for people who would like to become certified as a private pesticide...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 19, 2015

High Plains Ag Lab annual research update is Jan. 27

The latest results from crop and livestock research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s High Plains Ag Lab near Sidney, faculty positions update and building plans will be shared with the HPAL advisory board and the public at the annual researc...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 19, 2015

Farming workshop slated for Feb. 18

No-till weed management will be one of the focus areas of the “Farming In The Margins” workshop at the Clarion Inn & Conference Center on Feb. 18 in Garden City, Kan. Some of the topics include: Randy Anderson, research agronomist at the North...

 Community    January 19, 2015


1st SEMESTER Straight “A” Honor Roll 9th Grade Emma Alexander Bailey Bagnell Matthew Benzel Kara Birner Charlie Brockhaus Jacob Burke Riley Christensen Ashlyn Christian Jordan Cook Braydon Cortney Kristina Davis Kate Dible Connor Dormann Julia...

 Community    January 19, 2015


1st SEMESTER Superintendent’s Honor Roll 94.5%+ GPA 9th Grade Pierce Leef Payje Misegadis Samantha Schmid 10th Grade Natalie Christofferson Jesslyn Straber 11th Grade Keith Everitt 12th Grade Jill Behrends Hannah Schievelbein 1st SEMESTER...

 Community    January 19, 2015


1st SEMESTER Straight “A” Honor Roll 9th Grade Taylor Borges Paige Ernest 10th Grade Hope Dykman 11th Grade Tanner Bellmyer Caitlyn Deal Katelyn Higgins Jessica Houk 12th Grade Kaitlyn Berner Dani McKay 1st SEMESTER “AB” Honor Roll 9th Grade...

 Community    January 19, 2015


1st SEMESTER Superintendent’s Honor Roll 4.0 to 8.0 GPA 9th Grade Larami Baggs 10th Grade Baylie Hradecky 11th Grade Mikenna Curlee Jodie Schumacher 12th Grade Lacee Baggs Whitney Christian Jennifer Gutierrez Jessica Uhl 1st SEMESTER A Honor Roll...

 Community    January 19, 2015


1st SEMESTER Straight “A” Honor Roll 7th Grade Angelea Arnett Benjamin Bashtovoi Mckenna Bergstrom Nicole Birner Jessica Council Taylor Dormann Jay Fritzler Haley Kennedy Alaina Kuhns Caroline Lindahl Caleb Luptak Manyu Mogallapalli Kendra...

 Community    January 19, 2015


1st SEMESTER Superintendent’s Honor Roll 4.0 to 8.0 GPA 7th Grade Alexah Fort 8th Grade Sarah Davis Benjamin Griswinski Ciara Lichti 1st SEMESTER “A” Honor Roll 3.6 to 3.99 GPA 7th Grade Marcus Bernhardt Matthew Davis Burke Splichal 8th Grade...

 Community    January 19, 2015


1st SEMESTER Straight “A” Honor Roll 6th Grade Jillian Ehlers Alianna Gonzalez Colvin Ladely Dominick Russ Hannah Vath 7th Grade Madelyn Watchorn 8th Grade Janessa Carley Destinee Henke Danielle Higgins Meg Huson Josh Kruse Shelby Miller 1st...

 Community    January 19, 2015


1st SEMESTER Superintendent’s Honor Roll 94.5% and above 5th Grade Taylyn Bauer Allyson Jay Grace Michelman Shayley Nordyke Chance Spiers Grace Timm Lucas Trujillo 6th Grade Oakley Hodges Ashleigh Jay Mariah Koenen Jersie Misegadis Justin Ningen...

 Sports    January 19, 2015

Junior High basketball champs

The Peetz Bulldogs captured the North Central League Junior High league basketball championship this winter.... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 19, 2015

Sidney boys improve to 12-2 over weekend

LEXINGTON – The Sidney Red Raiders maintained their perfect record in 2015 (6-0) with two more wins over non-district opponents over the weekend. Sidney first knocked off the Ogallala Indians...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 19, 2015

Lady Raiders push win streak to five

LEXINGTON – The Sidney Lady Raiders extended their winning streak to five games over the weekend with a pair of victories over non-district opponents. The Raiders led much of the way against the Ogallala Indians (9-4) on Friday night at the...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 19, 2015

Potter-Dix girls post victories over Leyton, Hay Springs

 DALTON – With just a few days left before the Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament, the top-seeded Potter-Dix girls' team served notice its in top form. The Coyotes kept their strong season...


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