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Articles from the February 5, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    February 5, 2015

Sidney listed in top 10 most affordable places to live in Nebraska

Although the state motto is "Equality before the law," it's easy to see that not all places are equal when it comes to the cost of living in Nebraska. It's official, though: Sidney ranks as the eight...

 By Commentary By Belinda Westfall    Community    February 5, 2015

From a principal's – and mom's – perspective

In March 2004, two adults, a 3-year-old and a 7-year-old loaded a Nissan van with everything they needed to live for a month in a hotel and headed west. About 27 hours later, we, the Westfall family,...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 5, 2015

Creek Valley announces finalists for superintendent post

CHAPPELL – The Creek Valley Board of Education announce Thursday that they have selected three candidates to interview for its superintendent vacancy. The finalists are: • Ronald Howard of Hays Center, Neb. • John Weidner of Parshall, N.D. •...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    February 5, 2015

Troopers escape injury after shots fired at patrol car

OMAHA, Neb. – Two Nebraska State Patrol troopers escaped injury and two people were taken into custody after shots were fired at a patrol car during an attempted traffic stop in Omaha. Just after...

 Obituaries    February 5, 2015

Death Notice: Earline Cox

Earline Cox, 91 of Sidney, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center. Funeral services for Earline are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel and Cremation service, LLC is in charge of...

 Community    February 5, 2015

Community Calendar 02-05-15

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. The Nebraska Master Gardener Program is offering classes for those...

 By Stan Fox    Opinion    February 5, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Football contest was full of fun, challenges this year

Dear Editor, I just wanted to write and thank the Sun-Telegraph and terrific sponsors for challenging us with those 18 weeks of college and pro football picks this past season. The contest was a lot of fun. It was challenging. It required...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 5, 2015

Talking Sports - Old ticket stubs: Links to my past

There are certain dates when everybody could tell you where they were. If you were alive on Sept. 11, 2001, you could remember what you were doing and where you heard the dreadful news of that day. Same with the hour Kennedy was shot or the morning...