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Articles from the February 10, 2016 edition

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Ed Sadler named Sidney city manager

The City of Sidney named Ed Sadler as its new city manager on Wednesday morning. Sadler was chosen from three finalists for the position. He is currently the city manager of Webster City, Iowa. In a...

 

Williams named Cabela's president

Cabela’s Incorporated announced in a press release Tuesday afternoon that Scott K. Williams has been appointed president, effective immediately. He will continue to report to Tommy Millner, the company’s chief executive officer, according to the...

 

City seeking suggestions for aquatic center name

Mayor Mark Nienueser suggested taking submissions for possible names for Sidney's new aquatic center at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The public can make a submissions for the name to the city or...

 

Veteran's History Project: Aldon D. Eckland

Aldon D. Eckland Petty Officer 2nd Class U.S. Navy 1952-1956 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney,...

 

Mary Louise Heilbrun

Mary Louise Heilbrun, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home in Sidney on Feb. 5, 2016, at the age of 81. Cremation has taken place. A private... Full story

 

Service Notice: Eugene Reichman

Eugene Reichman, 83 of Chappell, died Wednesday morning, Feb. 10, 2016, at Sidney Regional Medical Center, Extended Care in Sidney. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in the Assembly of God Church in Chappell. Burial will... Full story

 

Community Calendar 02-10-16

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

 

Think about sending financial 'valentines' to loved ones

Americans spent nearly $19 billion in Valentine’s Day gifts last year, according to the National Retail Federation. Much of this money went for gifts with short shelf lives, such as candy, flowers and restaurant meals (and about $700 million was sp...

 

Potter-Dix girls, Peetz boys win in split

Potter-Dix and Peetz split a pair of games on Tuesday, with the Lady Coyotes taking out the Lady Bulldogs in the girls game and Peetz winning over Potter-Dix in the boys game. Girls basketball...

 

Boys roundup: Warriors win, Storm falls to Perkins

Leyton rolled to a 53-34 win over visiting Bayard on Tuesday night. The Warriors (9-6) took a 12-7 first quarter lead and built a 32-13 halftime advantage. They led 47-22 going into the final quarter...

 

Girls roundup: Leyton tops Bayard, Creek Valley wins against Perkins

Leyton avenged its loss to Bayard in the Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament with a 40-30 win on Tuesday. The Lady Warriors, who lost 32-27 to the Lady Tigers (5-15) in the MAC third place...

 

Lady Raiders dispatch Mitchell in overtime

Kelsey Knight's offensive output in overtime proved to be the difference in Sidney's 47-45 win over visiting Mitchell on Tuesday. The Sidney junior scored five of the team's six points in the extra...

 

Raiders blow past Mitchell for 64-20 win on Tuesday

Sidney kept up its effort and intensity in a 64-20 pasting of visiting Mitchell on Tuesday night. The Raiders (20-1) led 15-0 before the Tigers got on the scoreboard en route to the big win. "We had...

 

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

BASKETBALL Thursday, Feb. 11 Garden County at Leyton 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 Potter-Dix at Banner County 4 p.m. Caliche (Colo.) at Peetz (Colo.) 4 p.m. Sedgwick County (Colo.) at Leyton 4 p.m. Sidney at Chadron 5:30 p.m. South Platte at Creek Valley...

 

WINNING AN OT THRILLER

Sidney's Janay Brauer, right, drives in against a Mitchell defender for a layup in Tuesday's game. The Lady Raiders came away with a 47-45 overtime victory in the home finale. See page 9A for the...

 

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