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Articles from the February 11, 2016 edition

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 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 11, 2016

From Sidney to Sydney

A Sidney resident will head to Sydney, Australia, this summer for an eight-week internship program. Meghan Wiedeburg, a 2013 Sidney High graduate and a junior at the University of Nebraska-Kearney,...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 11, 2016

Judi Roach tabbed 1 of 2 Farm Bureau teachers of the year

North Elementary Teacher Judi Roach was named one of two teachers to receive the 2016 teacher of the year by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture's Board of Directors, Promotion and...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 11, 2016

Court Briefs 02-11-15

The following person appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on Feb. 5 before the Honorable Randin R. Roland. Alfred D. Okonigbo, 27, of Dover, Del., pleaded guilty to third degree assault, which is a Class I misdemeanor. He was sentenced to... Full story

 Obituaries    February 11, 2016

Death Notice: Helen M. Pigg

Helen M. Pigg, 99 of Sidney and former Bridgeport area resident, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care, Tuesday evening, Feb. 9, 2016. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt... Full story

 Community    February 11, 2016

Community Calendar 02-11-16

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 For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 11, 2016

Panhandle No-Till Conference slated for Feb. 23-24

The Panhandle No-Till Partnership Winter Conference will be held Feb. 23-24 at the Gering Civic Center. This annual event provides the opportunity to listen to experts in the field of soil health on a variety of topics. Speaking this year are Dr....

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    February 11, 2016

Presidents Day

In September of 1796, President George Washington published a remarkable document, his farewell address “to the People of the United States on his declining of the Presidency.” After two terms as president, he was exhausted, tired of public...

 Sports    February 11, 2016


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...