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Articles from the January 29, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    January 29, 2015

Smelly situation

A flood of raw sewage gushed from a sewer main onto a portion of gravel roadway on 18th Avenue near Elm Street on the north side of Sidney on Wednesday afternoon, causing a stir among nearby...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    January 29, 2015

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y: Sidney seventh-grader takes spelling bee crown for third straight year

T-H-R-E-E – P-E-A-T: three-peat Definition: to win a third consecutive victory. Used in a sentence: When Sidney Middle School seventh-grader Salena Petluri captured the Cheyenne County Spelling Bee...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 29, 2015

Local 21st Century Equipment employees receive awards

Stephanie Barrett, a 21st Century Equipment employee, recently received advanced level recognition for the position of parts and service sales representative. She received a special plaque of recognition to honor her accomplishment. John Deere...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    January 29, 2015

8th annual Polar Bear Tank Race planned

MULLEN, Neb. – The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway will hold the 8th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race on March 6-7 on the Middle Loup River north of Mullen. Teams of at least four members race down the river in metal stock tanks with winning teams... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 29, 2015

Dorwart make academic list at Nebraska Wesleyan

LINCOLN, Neb. – Sidney’s Elizabeth Ellen Dorwart made the Academic Honors List for the fall semester of the 2014-2015 academic year at Nebraska Wesleyan University. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.00 scale) for...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    January 29, 2015

Sidney's Sukup makes Peru State Dean's List

PERU, Neb. – Sidney’s Jordon Sukup, a junior at Peru State College, made the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester. To make the list, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester, have completed at least 12...

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    January 29, 2015

Self-government and modernity

Historians rank Frederick Jackson Turner as one of the most noted of all American historians. In 1893, in Chicago at the American Historical Association, he delivered a paper he entitled The Significance of the Frontier in American History, and in...

 Community    January 29, 2015

Community Calendar 01-29-15

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. 30 The Unboxed Theater Workshop will be held on Jan. 30 from... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    January 29, 2015

Talking Sports: Let's look ahead to the district playoffs

Just a few more days and the calendar gets turned over to February. It may be too early to start thinking about spring, even though the mercury climbed past 70 earlier this week. But February reminds...

 Sports    January 29, 2015


Girls’ Basketball Friday, Jan. 30 Garden Co. at Creek Valley, 5 p.m. Sidney at Chadron, 5:30 p.m. Minatare at Leyton, 5:30 p.m. Prairie at Peetz, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 Pawnee at Peetz, 2 p.m. Leyton at Crawford, 3:30 p.m. Sidney at Hershey, 5... Full story