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Articles from the February 8, 2016 edition

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 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 8, 2016

Chamber celebrates community, hands out awards

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Friday. The banquet was held at the Sidney Elks Lodge, and various awards were given to community members. Brooke DeNovellis, outgoing c...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 8, 2016

Peetz School to host open forum on potential switch to four-day school week

The Peetz Plateau School District is gathering information via an online survey and a community forum to discuss a potential four-day school week. The online survey is available at the school's...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 8, 2016

SRMC diabetes education program merits ADA recognition

Sidney Regional Medical Center recently received recognition for its work to combat diabetes. The American Diabetes Association awarded SRMC with the prestigious Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    February 8, 2016

Photos sought for display celebrating Nebraska's 150th

Nebraska's 150th anniversary is just a year away, and a trio of groups is working to celebrate the hallmark with a display of photographs from throughout the state. "Do you have original photos of wel...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 8, 2016

Kurz wins regional spelling bee

Peetz 7th grader Owen Kurz, right, won the Northeast Colorado Regional Spelling Bee in Brush, Colo., on Feb. 4. Kurz, the son of Brian and Sheri Kurz of Sidney, also tied for the best score spelling...

 Obituaries    February 8, 2016

Death Notice: Mary Louise Heilbrun

Mary Louise Heilbrun, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home in Sidney on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at the age of 81. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available.... Full story

 Community    February 8, 2016

Community Calendar 02-08-16

UPCOMING The dates, times, and locations have been set for classroom sessions for irrigation and nitrogen certification training. Training will be held Feb. 18 at Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp in Sidney. Sessions are at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Training... Full story

 By Mark Watson    Community    February 8, 2016

No Till notes: 'Water Conservation, Part 4'

As I mentioned in previous articles we view water conservation on our farm as a systems approach to saving water. Thus far I have talked about utilizing no-till crop production techniques to minimize soil disturbance and adopting a dynamic crop...

 By Staff Report    Sports    February 8, 2016

Raiders take second at Southeast Duals

The Sidney wrestling team took second place at the Southeast Duals in Yoder, Wyo., on Saturday. The Raiders posted a 4-1 team record in the event with wins over Niobrara County (Wyo.), Chadron, Burns/...

 By Staff Report    Sports    February 8, 2016

Strong second quarter effort gives Warriors win over Storm

Leyton’s second quarter dominance was the difference in a 47-34 win on Friday over visiting Creek Valley. The Warriors (8-6) outscored the Storm (10-8) by a 19-3 margin in the second period to take a 31-15 halftime lead. Skylar Schumacher had a...

 By Staff Report    Sports    February 8, 2016

Lady Coyotes defeat Garden County; Leyton tops Creek Valley

Potter-Dix improved to 14-2 on the season with a 61-27 thrashing of Garden County on Friday. The Lady Coyotes stormed out to a 23-9 first quarter lead and took a 41-15 advantage at halftime. They also...

 By John Verser    Sports    February 8, 2016

Raiders get revenge against Bearcats

Cutter O'Connell hit the floor hard after being fouled late in the third quarter. After shaking it off, he stepped to the free throw line and made both of his foul shots. The free throws gave Sidney...

 By Staff Report    Sports    February 8, 2016

Lady Raiders win 2 road games

The Sidney Lady Raiders were road warriors over the weekend. Sidney won at Gering and Scottsbluff on back-to-back days. The Lady Raiders opened the stretch with a 48-42 win Friday at Gering. Sidney went up 10-6 early and held a 24-16 halftime lead....