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Articles from the February 20, 2014 edition

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 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    February 20, 2014

Fields sentenced for role in 2012 murder

Billy Fields, 36, was sentenced Tuesday for the part he played in the events surrounding the November 2012 shooting death of Adam McCormick. District court judge Derek Weimer sentenced Fields to 20-60 months imprisonment, the maximum allowed for his...

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    February 20, 2014

City again preparing for annexation of land

The planning commission again discussed the possibility of annexing various properties around the city’s boundaries at Tuesday’s meeting. “There is a major development out towards the interstate that is just outside, but adjacent to, the city...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 20, 2014

Mat men

CenturyLink Center in Omaha decked out for State wrestling. Sidney's Michael Muggli won his first match on Thursday.... Full story

 
 By Dave Faries    Sports    February 20, 2014

Sweet shot

Carol Porter preserves her daughter's Bruin cake - digitally - before guests at Abbi Porter's signing party reached for their forks.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 20, 2014

Evelyn F. Schlaman

Evelyn F. Schlaman 1923 to 2014 Evelyn F. Schlaman, 91 of Sidney, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, Monday evening, February 17, 2014. Wake services will be held at 7 p.m., Fri., Feb.... Full story

 
 Community    February 20, 2014

Roads to be closed during burial mass

Barricades will block both 13th Ave. and 14th Ave. near St. Patrick's Catholic Church beginning at 9a.m. Friday for the Mass of Christian burial for Cabela's co-founder Dick Cabela, who died at his home in Sidney on Monday. The mass will take place... Full story

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Opinion    February 20, 2014

Tales of a coffee-holic: Whither the American dream?

Many of those who made statements about the death of co-founder of Cabela’s, Dick Cabela described his life as the American dream. As someone who started a business on a $45 investment at a kitchen table that grew to a $3.6 billion world wide...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 20, 2014

Fall 2013 Deans' List / Honor Roll announced at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its fall semester 2014 Deans’ List for its eight colleges and the Honor Roll for undeclared students in the Explore Center. Area students who qualified included: Chappell: Nels Anderson, senior,... Full story

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    February 20, 2014

3 Days to Kill (PG-13)

A father with a particular set of skills. A naive daughter. An assignment in France. It would only seem natural if a scowling Liam Neeson strolled into one of the opening scenes, draped in a black winter coat. But this is not another episode of...

 
 By Dave Faries    Sports    February 20, 2014

Porter signs with Bellevue

Abbi Porter was looking to play volleyball for a small school with a winning tradition. Coming off their seventh consecutive appearance in the NAIA tournament, Bellevue University was looking to...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 20, 2014

Talking Sports: The short list

It’s been a while now - I don’t know how long. But I came across a list of the 10 greatest sports speeches ever made. The top one on the list was a poem by Muhammad Ali he read before fighting George Foreman in Africa - “The Rumble in the Jungl...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    February 20, 2014

Muggli wins opening match at state

At precisely 9:30 a.m., Omaha time, on Thursday morning 10 mats were whistled into action as the 2014 NSAA State Wrestling Championships got underway at CenturyLink Center. Just about 90 minutes... Full story