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Articles from the February 12, 2016 edition

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 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 12, 2016

Four-day school week at Peetz discussed

Members of the community met Thursday night to discuss a potential four-day school week for Peetz School. The idea was brought up by school officials for a four-day school week began as a way to...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 12, 2016

Keep Sidney Beautiful receives recognition award

Keep Sidney Beautiful was one of the more than 75 organizations and individuals recognized at the Keep America Beautiful national awards ceremony on Feb. 1 in Orlando, Fla. Keep Sidney Beautiful...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 12, 2016

Cabela's receives 6 awards at 2016 SHOT Show

Cabela’s performance throughout 2015 earned the company six awards at the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show, the outdoor industry’s largest tradeshow. The tradeshow was hosted by the National Shooting Sports Foundation in Las Vegas...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 12, 2016

Applebee's presents foundation contribution

Applebee's presents the local Make-A-Wish Foundation chapter a check from a portion of their soft opening sales during Monday's grand opening. The check was also presented to 8-year-old Paige...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 12, 2016

City closed Monday for President's Day

The City of Sidney will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of President’s Day. All city departments will be closed including the landfill and the library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The Solid Waste...

 Obituaries    February 12, 2016

Eugene Elmer Reichman

Eugene Elmer Reichman, 83, of Chappell, and formerly of Garden County, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on... Full story

 Obituaries    February 12, 2016

Service Notice: Helen M. Pigg

Helen M. Pigg, age 99 of Sidney and former Bridgeport area resident, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care, Tuesday evening, Feb. 9, 2016. Viewing will be from 1 to 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 15, at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel with... Full story

 Community    February 12, 2016

Community Calendar 02-12-16

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 12, 2016

12 local students named to UNL dean's list

Twelve local students were among the nearly 4,500 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students who have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Qualification for the dean’s list varies among the eight...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 12, 2016

2 from Sidney named to Wayne State dean's list

Two students from Sidney were among the more than 1,000 students at Wayne State College who were named to the dean’s list for exemplary academic achievement during the fall 2015 semester. Sean Neal and Xina Balandran were each named to the...

 Community    February 12, 2016

Good Old Days 02-12-16

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...

 By Staff Report    Sports    February 12, 2016

Leyton tops Garden County

Leyton fell behind early but dominated the final three quarters in a 45-24 home win over Garden County in girls basketball action Thursday night. The Lady Eagles (2-15) took an 11-8 early lead, but...

 Sports    February 12, 2016


BASKETBALL 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 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 Sidney boys vs....