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Articles from the March 14, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 14, 2016

4-H Spring Carnival set for this Saturday at county fairgrounds

This week, from March 14 to 19, is National Ag Week. As the country celebrates agriculture and its role in everyday life, the Cheyenne County 4-H will be capping the week with its annual 4-H Spring...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 14, 2016

District 47 Candidate Forum set for March 21

The Cheyenne County Farm Bureau will hold a candidate forum for District 47 legislative candidates on March 21. The forum will be held at the Buffalo Point Steakhouse, located 638 Cabela Dr. in Sidney. Candidates will be present at 1 p.m. for the...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 14, 2016

Gas prices rise again

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 9.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.02 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 14, 2016

Community choir concerts set for March 20, March 25

The community choir is preparing for its upcoming performances of "Victory Celebration," created and arranged by Tom Fettke and orchestrated by Dave Williamson. On Palm Sunday, March 20, the choir...

 Obituaries    March 14, 2016

Barbara Rose

Barbara Rose, 59 of Dalton, passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday evening, March 11, 2016, at her home in Dalton. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. You can view... Full story

 Obituaries    March 14, 2016

Service Notice: Thomas R. Ramirez

Thomas R. Ramirez, 96 of Lodgepole, passed away at the Miller Memorial Care Center in Chappell on Saturday, March 12, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, with Father Matthew Koperski officiating. A wake...

 Community    March 14, 2016

Community Calendar 03-14-16

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 Anthony Ruiz    Opinion    March 14, 2016

From a tiny Texas town to the streets of Sidney

If somebody had asked me at the beginning of this year if I saw myself leaving my hometown of more than 20 years and move 1,000-plus miles north to the Nebraska panhandle, I would have thought they...

 By Mark Watson    Community    March 14, 2016

No Till notes: 'Dr. Kofi Boa'

I had the great pleasure of meeting and visiting with Dr. Kofi Boa at this year’s No-till On the Plains winter conference. Dr. Boa has undertaken an incredibly difficult and rewarding task in his homeland of Ghana, Africa. Dr. Boa is building soil...

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 14, 2016

Sendoff for club wrestling team set for Friday morning

DENVER (AP) — The University of Denver has hired Rodney Billups as its basketball coach. He spent the last six seasons on the Colorado coaching staff. He succeeds Joe Scott, who was fired after a 16-15 record in the last of his nine seasons at...