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Articles from the March 1, 2016 edition

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 By Donna Wiedeburg    Community    March 1, 2016

Game winner

Sidney's Cutter O'Connell (22) reacts in jubilation after hitting the game winning shot in the Raiders' 54-53 win over Alliance Monday night in the semifinals of the District B6 tournament. Sidney...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    March 1, 2016

Mountain lion sightings reported near Sidney

Two mountain lion sightings have been reported near Sidney, Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson said Monday. One sighting was approximately five miles southeast of Sidney. The other sighting was on...

 By Staff Report    Community    March 1, 2016

Leyton wins MAC speech title

Leyton High School won the Minuteman Activities Conference speech meet last week, besting eight competitors for the win. Among other local schools, Potter-Dix finished second and Creek Valley took...

 By Amanda Tafolla    Community    March 1, 2016

Math night

Andrea Herrod and her daughter, Isabella, work together to figure out a math problem at South Elementary's Math Night on Monday....

 Obituaries    March 1, 2016

Mildred P. Fredrick

Mildred P. Fredrick, 95 of Sidney, passed away at the SRMC Extended Care, Friday evening, Feb. 26, 2016. A service of remembrance will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 5, in the Lodgepole... Full story

 Obituaries    March 1, 2016

Hilda M. Ray

Hilda M. Ray passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the age of 98, at her home in Chappell. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 4, 2016, in the Chappell United... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 1, 2016

Upcoming kindergarten student registration available

Registration for kindergarten students attending Sidney Public Schools for the 2016-2017 school year will be held every day March 14 through March 18 at Central Elementary, 1114 16th Avenue, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children who are eligible to...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 1, 2016

NPSA to meet throughout year in Omaha

The Nebraska Polio Survivors Association has been providing support and information to polio survivors and their families for over 30 years. NPSA meetings are held once a month, from March through November, at the Bloomfield Forum Community Room,...

 Community    March 1, 2016

Community Calendar 03-01-16

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    March 1, 2016

Wheat Belt awards six scholarships

Wheat Belt Public Power District announced that it has awarded six scholarships to area youth. Katelyn Higgins of Dalton was selected to receive the $1,000 Basin Scholarship. Higgins is the daughter of Robert and Lianne Higgins. She plans to attend...

 By Casey Cortney    Community    March 1, 2016

Physical Therapy Today: A new year, a new you - Final tips

I hope you are well on your way to achieving a healthier, happier and longer life by the lifestyle changes you have made so far in this New Year. If you have yet to start, you still have time. In this final “New Year, New You” article I would lik...

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 1, 2016

Last-second shots lifts Sidney past Alliance

It was Tyler Wintholz to Cutter O'Connell for the win Monday night. O'Connell hit the game-winner with about a second left after receiving the pass off a Wintholz drive to lift Sidney to a 54-53...