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Articles from the February 22, 2016 edition

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 By Shelly Peckham    Sports    February 22, 2016

ROBB TWO-TIME STATE CHAMP

Sidney High School sophomore Derek Robb is carried by wrestling coach John Ganser after winning against Billy Higgins of Omaha Skutt Catholic in the 152-pound Class B state title match. This is the...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 22, 2016

City Council looks to rate study for area rate increase

The Sidney City Council postponed increases in electric rates for a study that would help the council determine future rate increases at their last meeting According to Geri Anthony, Interim City...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    February 22, 2016

Sidney First Lego League participates in Nebraska Robotics Expo

The Sidney First Lego League (FLL) Team went to the 2016 Nebraska Robotics Expo in Ashland, Neb. on Saturday and walked away with a trophy for teamwork. According to Cynthia Gill, Extension Educator...

 
 Obituaries    February 22, 2016

Evelyn Travis

Evelyn Travis, 93 of Cheyenne, Wyo. and a longtime Sidney resident, died Friday morning, Feb. 19, 2016, at Life Care of Cheyenne. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 22, 2016

Service Notice: Loretta M. Borges

Loretta M. Borges, 89 of Sidney, passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 at Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Memorial services and inurnment will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, at Weyerts Immanuel Lutheran Church east of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 22, 2016

Service Notice: Janice E. Crabb

Janice E. Crabb, 79 of Sidney, passed away in Medford, Ore., on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Mass of Christian burial memorial services will be will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Jim... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 22, 2016

Service Notice: Elroy "Roy" Fischer

Elroy “Roy” Fischer, 76 of Chappell, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center, Sunday morning, Feb. 21, 2016. Viewing will be from 3 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chappell. Mass of Christian... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 22, 2016

Death Notice: Dorothy Stein

Dorothy Stein, 85 of Sidney, died early Sunday morning, Feb. 21, 2016, at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available with the complete obituary. You can view the online obituary... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 22, 2016

Death Notice: Paul J. Huff

Paul J. Huff, 86 of Lodgepole, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at the Sidney Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Paul’s... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 22, 2016

Death Notice: Jack L. Worth

Jack L. Worth, of Dalton, passed away in his own home Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Jack’s care and funeral... Full story

 
 Community    February 22, 2016

Court Briefs 02-22-15

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County Court on Monday, Jan. 11, before the Honorable Randin Roland: Timotheus Encinias, 31, of Denver, Colo., appeared for entry of plea on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon – first offense, which... Full story

 
 Community    February 22, 2016

Community Calendar 02-22-16

Ongoing The Elks Lenten Fish Fry will be held every Friday between Feb. 19 through March 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., located at 1040 Jackson St. in Sidney. … A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    February 22, 2016

Nelson commissioned an Army officer

Jake E. Nelson of Dalton recently received his commission as an officer in the United States Army. Nelson completed additional training through the Signal Basic Officer Leaders Course at the United...

 
 By Patrick Cossel    Sports    February 22, 2016

Robb wins state again

Derek Robb was crowned a 2-time state champion at the CenturyLink Arena in Omaha, last weekend. Robb defeated Billy Higgins of Omaha Skutt Catholic by fall in 5:56. Leading up to his championship...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    February 22, 2016

Weekend basketball roundup

STAFF REPORT Sidney The Sidney Red Raiders lost to Alliance, on the road, Friday, 53-45. Sidney’s record is now 21-3. The Lady Red Raiders were also in action in Alliance Friday. Sidney won the game 45-43. The ladies record improves to 17-6 on the...