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Articles from the February 5, 2016 edition

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 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 5, 2016

Sidney Regional Medical Center goes red for women's heart disease

The staff at Sidney Regional Medical Center dressed in red today to support a cause that is making a big impact on women - heart disease. "Heart disease is the number one killer of women, more than...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    February 5, 2016

School state testing interrupted, again, by online breakdowns

The Nebraska State Board of Education has said it will look for a new direction in state testing after outages disrupted thousands of Nebraska students last month. "On Thursday, some State Board of...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 5, 2016

Snow removal continues on area roads

Cheyenne County is still digging its way out of over 14 inches of snow left behind by the storm earlier this week. One of the issues on everybody's mind is when the roads will be cleared. Sidney's...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 5, 2016

Applebee's set to open Monday

The area's newest Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar will open at 625 Cabela Drive in Sidney at 11 a.m. on Monday. The restaurant is privately owned and operated by RMH Franchise, based out of...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 5, 2016

Two mosquito-borne Zika virus cases reported in state

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services received reports of two cases of travel-related Zika virus. These are the first cases in the state. One is in Douglas County and the other is in Sarpy County, and both people are females in their...

 Community    February 5, 2016

Community Calendar 02-05-16

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... Full story

 By Pastor Jim Nichols    Community    February 5, 2016

Living in the Valley

Well, we made it through January. How are your new year’s resolutions coming along? Yea, I feel your pain. There’s just something about making changes in my lifestyle that seems like a lonely project. Is there any help out there? Why don’t we...

 Community    February 5, 2016

Good Old Days 02-05-16

Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 Years Ago 'Strong...

 By John Verser    Sports    February 5, 2016

Heeren inks football scholarship with CSC

Jake Heeren wasn't initially interested in playing football at Chadron State College, but the school's players and coaches won him over. That led to the Sidney football standout signing a scholarship...

 By John Verser    Sports    February 5, 2016

Momentum shifts Raiders' way in dual win over Gering

Back-to-back pins gave Sidney the momentum in its dual win against Gering Thursday night. The Raiders trailed 18-12 early in the dual before pins from Nathan Cuello (182) and Kade Price (195) put the...

 Sports    February 5, 2016


BASKETBALL Friday, Feb. 5 Creek Valley at Leyton 3 p.m. Garden County at Potter-Dix 3 p.m. Peetz (Colo.) at Briggsdale (Colo.) 4 p.m. Sidney at Gering 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 Sidney at Scottsbluff (girls only) 2 p.m. Leyton at Potter-Dix 3 p.m....