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Opponents denounce call for anti-gay prom in Ind.

SULLIVAN, Ind. (AP) — A quiet Indiana community known for its parks and corn festival has become the latest setting for the debate over gay rights and bullying after several area residents, including some high schoolers, proposed holding a...

 

Jesse Jackson Jr., wife charged in federal cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged Friday with scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses. His wife was charged with filing false income tax forms. Federal prosecutors filed a charge of...

 

Hagel delay gives opposition time to hone attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The weeklong Senate recess gives outside interest groups opposed to Chuck Hagel’s nomination to become defense secretary more time to sharpen their attack against President...

 
 By John Roark    Sports    February 16, 2013

Harvey comes through at the end

Perhaps among a few fans, some doubts were cast about Lane Harvey’s ability to deliver in the clutch. Not any more. The Sidney High School sophomore point guard, with time ticking down — and his... Full story

 
 By John Roark    Sports    February 16, 2013

One Raider still alive in state wrestling; Wintholz advances to the medal rounds

OMAHA — Sidney senior 195-pounder Tanner Wintholz is the lone Red Raider remaining in the state wrestling finals at Omaha’s CenturyLink Center. Wintholz won both three bouts in today’s wrestlebacks, while both Scott Kelsey (220) and Michael...

 
 By John Roark    Sports    February 16, 2013

Lady Raiders draw away from Alliance, 56-50

Even though his team wasn’t setting the world on fire at the free-throw line, Sidney High School girls basketball coach Tyler Shaw had to appreciate how they were getting there. Despite making a... Full story

 

Life without Jesus

Many of us are shaking our heads in disbelief at how quickly time passes! It seems only yesterday we were celebrating Christmas and New Year’s. Now, we are already into the Season of Lent and Valentine’s Day is behind us!!! How can that be? With...

 

It's Mines

I was once told that in life one must wear many hats to truly appreciate the full affect life has upon any one given person – in other words wearing many hats gives a person a true understanding of empathy. In my life I have found this to be overwh... Full story

 

How smart is my dog? Smarter than I am ...

You know how something isn’t really news, but suddenly, everywhere you look, there’s a story about it? I felt like this last week, when I saw headline after headline asking me whether I know how smart is my dog. This is all sparked by a new book...

 

Looking Back

subscribe online at www.suntelegraph.com & These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 100 YEARDS AGO ‘Parks Barred’ February 15, 1913...

 

Heineman: Farm focus key for new regent

LINCOLN (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman says he plans to fill an open seat on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents based on the person’s views on agriculture, college affordability and the university’s role in spurring economic growth. The...

 

Woman recovering after crash with semi

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — It’s about the little victories, right? Traci Wickham’s small win was being able to make it up the short flight of stairs leading to Scotus Central Catholic’s gymnasium where her daughter was playing in a basketball...

 

More mountain lions prompt calls for hunting

HASTINGS — Reported mountain lion sightings in Nebraska are far more common than actual sightings. Much like UFOs, a good percentage of the sightings are simply a case of mistaken identity. A mangy coyote, stray dog, or even a bobcat can look...

 

Battle over gun control goes to Colorado House floor

DENVER (AP) — A Democratic gun control package began its lengthy and emotional route through Colorado’s Legislature on Friday, with the House approving limits on the size of ammunition magazines a...

 

Leyton High School graduate Peters receives Sidney P.E.O. scholarship

Leyton High School 2012 graduate Justine Peters was awarded the Sidney P.E.O. Chapter’s FR and BO 2012 scholarship award. The award is given annually to a graduating senior at a Cheyenne County...

 

Face recognition technology aiding Lincoln police

LINCOLN — Lincoln police can now search for bad guys using the state’s face recognition technology. The state has used the technology for years to prevent people from getting multiple driver’s licenses under different names, said Tom Casady,...

 

Public urged to attend city pool planning sessions

Water Technologies, Inc., the swimming pool consultants that have been hired by the City of Sidney to conduct a feasibility study regarding updating or replacing the Sidney Swimming Pool, will be leading additional public meetings on Tuesday and...

 

Library ramping up schedule for February

The Sidney Public Library is a busier place than usual this February. Not only is the library hosting art from Panhandle high school students and holding their fourth annual Library Lover’s Month,... Full story

 

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