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Articles from the March 16, 2015 edition

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 By Rob Langrell    Sports    March 16, 2015

Heartbreak for Red Raiders

LINCOLN, Neb. – The large overhead scoreboard in Pinnacle Bank Arena read: Elkhorn South 52, Sidney 47. That was with a minute and 18 seconds left, precisely when the Storm's Johnny Trueblood...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    March 16, 2015

Year ends with loss in state title game

LINCOLN, Neb. – Through the inevitable pain that follows the loss of a championship game, a broader picture of what was accomplished slowly emerges – especially when measured against what was... Full story

 By Ryan Hermens    Sports    March 16, 2015

Fans turn out in force at local viewing parties

As the Sidney High Red Raiders battled 350 miles away in Lincoln on Saturday, local fans turned out at local watering holes to watch the game live on TV. At least 100 people stopped in at Hillside Bar...


Commissioners listen to proposal for new fairground building

The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners discussed the county’s aging fairground buildings on Monday morning at its regular meeting. While the commissioners conceded any upgrades or new construction likely won’t be completed in time for this...


Gas prices beginning to balance out

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.41 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...


Alberta "Belle" Schneider

Belle Schneider, 88 of Sidney, was delivered peacefully and quietly to the arms of her Lord and savior Jesus on March 11, 2015 after an extended battle with Alzheimer's disease. Funeral services will... Full story


Freda Beyer

Freda Beyer, 97 of Sidney, entered into eternal rest early Sunday morning, March 15, 2015 at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Wed., March 18, 2015 in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Si... Full story


Death Notice: Schuyler Elwell

Schuyler Elwell, 26, formerly of Potter, died Sunday evening, March 15, 2015 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. You can view the online obituary and share... Full story


Welcoming Arrivals: Tate Andrew Fritz 

Tate Andrew Fritz  David and Ashley Fritz of Sidney are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Tate Andrew Fritz. Tate was born on Feb. 5th at Sidney Regional Medical Center. He weighed 8 lbs.... Full story


Community Calendar 03-16-15

Ongoing Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Dates of Lenten soup suppers & Lenten worship services are March 18 and 25 Lenten Soup suppers are every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Lenten worship services are every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Lifetree Café Meetings at... Full story


No Till Notes: 'Field peas and aging'

Field pea planting is just around the corner so I thought I would share with you my ideas on raising field peas. We’ve been growing field peas on our farm for several years now and I know there are a lot of first time growers or fairly new growers...


With spring coming, get plan to plant vegetables

Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to consider planting the garden. Most of us already know what we want to plant. But there are a number of items you should consider before selecting cultivars for direct seeding, growing your own...


Farm Credit Services of America returns $160 million to area farmers

Farm Credit Services of America has announced that eligible customer-owners in 13 counties in the Panhandle of Nebraska and Southeast Wyoming will receive checks this month totaling $3,019,000 – their share of the financial cooperative’s record...

 By Ryan Hermens    Sports    March 16, 2015

2015 Colorado Class 1A State Tournament: Peetz exceeded expectations in 2014-'15

The Peetz High Bulldogs made it to the Colorado Class 1A state basketball tournament this season for the first time since 2008. Despite losing games against Sangre de Cristo and Ouray, the Bulldogs...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    March 16, 2015

Sidney's '81 team honored at state

LINCOLN, Neb. – While the 2015 version of the Sidney Red Raiders boys' basketball players made it to the Class B NSAA state tournament, they just may have benefitted from some positive karma coming...

 By Rob Langrell    Sports    March 16, 2015

In three seasons, Kohl put Red Raiders in state finals

LINCOLN, Neb. – Erik Kohl will be the first to tell you that a team is only as good as its senior leadership. In fact, he lauded his two soon-to-be-graduating players immediately after Sidney's...


Sidney's 'Red Zone' brings home sportsmanship award

LINCOLN, Neb. – Perhaps the most often repeated sentiment offered by the Sidney boys' and girls' basketball players after each game, is how appreciative they are of the support they get from the...



1st Quarter 07:47 ES MISSED JUMPER by Trueblood, John REBOUND (DEF) by Wintholz, Tyler 07:28 SID MISSED 3 PTR by Radcliffe, Brady REBOUND (DEF) by Kardell, Michael 07:12 ES MISSED 3 PTR by Costello,...


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