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Articles from the March 7, 2018 edition

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County Backs Active Shooter Training

The national statistics keep climbing. Historically safe spaces are redefined as "soft targets." Victims range from school children to court officials. Cheyenne County officials want to prevent the...

 

Commissioners Discuss Possible Changes to Bridge Project

The Cheyenne County Commissioners are looking for options. A bridge project is scheduled for completion, replacing a bridge with two side-by-side culverts. The conflict is rancher Galen Bartling...

 

County Approves Heating and Cooling System for Comm Center

The emergency communications center is secure, but it doesn’t have the air circulation needed for the computer equipment and for a comfortable work environment. Communications Director Heidi...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    March 7, 2018

Gurley Lions Club Sponsors Hearing and Vision Tests

The Statewide Services Arm of the Nebraska Lions Foundation stopped in Gurley and Dalton on Thursday to conduct annual Hearing and Vision Testing for the Leyton School District. Since 1987, the Lions...

 

Blood Drive Collects 29 Pints

Phelbotemist Danny Mayeux is seen prepping Ylani Cole for donating blood during Monday's blood drive. Cole, Mrs. Cheyenne County competing for Mrs. Nebraska, took her turn at the American Red Cross...

 

Legion Sponsors Americanism Essay Contest

Sidney American Legion Unit #17 is sponsoring this contest for grades 3-12 students in public school or home schooled. The Essay Title for 2018 is “What can I personally do to promote Americanism in my school or community?” Class I (3&4 grade)...

 

Local Students Commit To Rural Health Through CSC

CHADRON – Three Sidney students are among 33 Nebraska high school students selected for the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) at Chadron State College (CSC). The list includes 26 participants and seven alternates in nine fields. According...

 

Sidney Danz Team at State Dance Competition

The music thundered and the supporting fans cheered as the Sidney High School Danz Team performed at the State Dance competition. Sidney Danz Team competed at state in mid February and returned home...

 

Wheat Belt Announces Scholarship Winners

Wheat Belt awarded one $1,000 Basin Electric Scholarship, one $100 Arbor Wealth Scholarship, two $500 Tri-State Scholarships and one $2,000 Wheat Belt Lineman Scholarships to five outstanding area youths. Samantha Rae Schmid was selected to receive...

 

Ketteler Honored by Gurley Lions

Gurley Lions Club honored member Trudy Ketteler at its Feb. 27 meeting, awarding her the Melvin Jones Fellowship. The Melvin Jones Fellowship is named for Lions Club Founder Melvin Jones. Ketteler...

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor, I see the city council approved LB840 funds to support the hickory square project. They say this comes from the one-half cent sales tax that was approved by the voters in 2012. If the city officials and city council go back and see how this...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 7, 2018

Sidney Girls End Season With A Loss

A season to remember ended on a night to forget as the Sidney Lady Raiders fell to the Beatrice Lady Orange in the quarterfinals of the State Championship Tournament in Lincoln by a score of 52-38....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 7, 2018

Peetz Advances to State Tourney

Peetz’s Bulldogs (22-1) punched their ticket to the State Tournament by defeating the Otis Bulldogs (14-9) 62-50 Saturday night at the 1A Boys Basketball Regional Tournament held at Brush High Schoo...

 

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