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Articles from the March 7, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 7, 2016

North Elementary honors 'Teacher of the Year' Roach with surprise assembly

Last month, North Elementary School teacher Judi Roach was named the 2016 Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, one of two teachers in the state to receive the...

 By John Verser    Community    March 7, 2016

Start time for Tuesday state hoops sendoff activity changed

There has been a time change to Tuesday's sendoff activity for the Sidney boys basketball team. The community event at Dude's Steakhouse on Tuesday, which was previously set to start at 6:30 p.m.,...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 7, 2016

Public hearing for street improvement plan set for city council meeting

A public hearing and presentation regarding the 2016 one-year and six-year street improvement plan will be held during Tuesday's regular meeting of the Sidney City Council. The meeting begins at 7:15...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 7, 2016

Delegates selected at Cheyenne County Democratic Caucus on Saturday

Just over 70 Democrats filled the room at the Cheyenne County Community Center in Sidney on Saturday for the presidential caucus, and local party members voted for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 7, 2016

Gas prices keep going up

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 8.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.92 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that h...

 Community    March 7, 2016

Community Calendar 03-07-16

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 Mark Watson    Community    March 7, 2016

No Till notes: 'Fortunate'

Over the past four weeks I have had the good fortune to travel to four regional conservation agriculture meetings. These meetings are all billed as no-till meetings in Kansas, Colorado and Nebraska. What we have learned over the years is that...