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Articles from the February 6, 2014 edition

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 By Caitlin Sievers    News    February 6, 2014

Cheyenne County avoids the "brain drain" problem

Although “brain drain” afflicts many other non-metropolitan counties in Nebraska, the portion of Cheyenne County’s population with some level of higher education increased significantly over the last 10 years. Brain drain represents the...

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    February 6, 2014

Contract awarded for Greenwood Rd. project

The city received two bids for the box culvert project on Greenwood Rd. During last week’s city council meeting the board voted unanimously in favor of the lowest bid. While Infinity Construction submitted at total of $162,561 for the project,... Full story

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    February 6, 2014

Danz moves

Sidney High School's Danz Team performing one of their routines at halftime of a basketball game on Feb. 1. On Saturday, Feb. 8, the Danz Team will hold their Little Raiders Clinic, teaching young... Full story

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    February 6, 2014

Danz moves

The Danz team shows off their skills during Sidney's girls game against Hershey. Saturday is Little Raiders Clinic day for the squad.... Full story

 
 Community    February 6, 2014

Welcoming Arrivals - James Patrick Lewallen

Mark and Katherine Dorwart Lewallen are pleased to announce the birth of their son, James Patrick Lewallen. James was born Oct. 29, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb.  He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 6, 2014

Death Notice - Arthur Lynn Dunphy

Arthur Lynn Dunphy known as “Lynn” to family and friends, 88 of Sidney, passed away Wednesday afternoon, February 5, 2014 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available.... Full story

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Opinion    February 6, 2014

Tales of a coffee-holic: A face in the crowd

It’s human nature to feel more sympathy when unpleasant things happen to those we know as opposed to when something bad happens to a stranger. There was an outpouring of sympathy and support on Facebook for the accused perpetrator of a recent back...

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    February 6, 2014

Franklin tops, team second in speech competition

Sidney High School senior Kelsey Franklin took top honors in Persuasive Speaking at the Plainsman Invitational speech competition at Perkins County, on Feb. 1. As a team, Sidney finished second out of 17 school participating, placing ahead of the hos... Full story

 
 Community    February 6, 2014

Splichal wins essay contest

Sarah-Kate Splichal of Sidney and William Clowdis from Sterling Colo., were named as this year's winners of the 2014 Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Essay Contest. The Eldridge Gerry Chapter will host a reception on Saturday, Feb. 8, in...

 
 Community    February 6, 2014

Students qualify for regionals after Peetz Bee

Peetz Plateau RE-5 held their annual spelling bee on Tuesday, Feb. 4, with 25 qualifying students competing. This year’s first place winner is William Clowdis of Sterling, Colo. Peetz student Billy Joe Buchanan was awarded the runner-up spot.... Full story

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    February 6, 2014

The Lego Movie (PG)

A nefarious dictator threatens to enforce his domination over the world and only one man can save the helpless inhabitants. Batman? No, although he is part of the good guy crowd. Superman? Not a chance. The heroes from the “Star Wars” films? They...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 6, 2014

Langley chooses Chadron State

Karson Langley, a key member of the 2013 Sidney girls golf team that qualified for state, has signed a letter of intent to golf for Chadron State College in the fall. Langley was one of five Sidney...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 6, 2014

Signing day

Wednesday was national letter of intent signing day. Five Sidney High School student-athletes committed to play college sports. Front row (L to R): Paxton Ehler, Karson Langley, Tucker Wintholz. Back... Full story

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 6, 2014

Talking Sports: Making the points

One of my favorite downtime activities of late is to wander through the basketball section of the NSAA website and scan through that portion labled, "Points Leaders by Class." As the season gets...