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Articles from the January 23, 2015 edition

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 By Shelly Peckham    Sports    January 23, 2015

Raider wrestling rocks the gym

A packed crowd was on hand for Sidney High's wrestling match against Sedgwick County (Colo.) on Thursday night at Cabela's Athletic Facility. The Red Raiders' Zach Borges won the final match of the... Full story

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    January 23, 2015

Sidney H.S. student wins national 4-H award

Rebekah Carlson, a Sidney High School senior and 4-H junior leader, won a share of a $5,000 cash prize for her video entry in the 2014 4-H Ag Innovators Experience "Fish Farm Challenge." "It was...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    January 23, 2015

12 people died on Nebraska roadways in December

Twelve people were killed in traffic accidents on the state’s roadways during December, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads. There were 20 fatalities on the roads in December 2014. Last month, the 12 fatalities occurred... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 23, 2015

Health screenings coming to Sidney on Jan. 31

Residents living in and around Sidney can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. The Cheyenne County Community Center will...

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    January 23, 2015

Across the Fence: Ms. Goodale and The Ghost Dance War (Part III)

William Fitch Kelly, a reporter for the Nebraska State Journal, sent a dispatch to his editors from Wounded Knee Creek (via Rushville, Neb.) on Dec. 29, 1890. The eyewitness account included the...

 Obituaries    January 23, 2015

Death Notice: Freddie E. 'Fred' Frahm

Fred Frahm, 77 of Sidney, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 22, 2015 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended care. Cremation has been held. No funeral services are scheduled at this time. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel and cremation service, LLC is in... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 23, 2015

Annual Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest accepting entries

The springtime severe weather season is quickly approaching and that means it’s time for the annual Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest. The contest, sponsored by Nebraska Association of Emergency Management, the National Weather Servi...

 Community    January 23, 2015

Community Calendar 01-23-15

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. Friday, Jan. 23 Pairs-N-Half-A-Pair Square Dance Club will have a regular dan... Full story

 By Jim Gerhold    Community    January 23, 2015

Divine Design: Blueprints for Daily Living

Imagine this if you will! Before the Grand Canyon was formed. Before the sun rose in the East and sets in the West. Before the mountains were formed. Before creation began – even before running water – if you can even imagine. We were on God’s...

 Community    January 23, 2015

Good Old Days 01-23-15

Compiled By The Sidney Sun-Telegraph Staff These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50...

 By Rob Langrell    Sports    January 23, 2015

Sidney wrestlers stay undefeated

Zach Borges admittedly felt the pressure. It was a spot he said he didn't necessarily want to be in. Borges, Sidney High's 160-pound wrestler, took to the mat in the last weight class of Thursday...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 23, 2015

Leyton, P-D boys come up short

The Bayard High boys' basketball team clawed its way back from a nine-point, first-half deficit to turn away Leyton's attempt at back-to-back MAC championships at Sidney Middle School on Thursday...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 23, 2015

Potter-Dix falls to top-seeded, unbeaten Minatare

Though the fifth-seeded Potter-Dix High boys' team stayed with undefeated top-seeded Minatare in the first half, it eventually found themselves in the consolation round in the Minuteman Activities...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 23, 2015

Leyton girls earn return trip to MAC championship game

Second-seeded Leyton High earned the right to defend its MAC Tournament championship Thursday night as the Lady Warriors snuck past the Creek Valley Storm 52-48 at Sidney Middle School. For the Storm...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 23, 2015

Top-seeded Potter-Dix survives against Bayard

Though the Bayard High School Lady Tigers gave Potter-Dix little trouble in their previous meeting earlier this month, the Cats nearly clawed their way to an upset victory in the rematch. But the top-...