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Articles from the March 20, 2014 edition

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 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    March 20, 2014

City, residents voice disagreement over new pool project

A public meeting held to discuss plans for a new city swimming pool brought forth quite a few concerns from Sidney residents about the type of pool and its possible location. Several members of city council as well as other members of the public...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    March 20, 2014

Not doggin' it

Bradey Holtz, left, and Ben Karnik work on the baton exchange as the Peetz Bulldogs prepare for their opening meet on Saturday at Yuma.... Full story

 Community    March 20, 2014

Engagement: Baliman, Laughlin to marry

Todd and Kim Baliman of Kimball are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Margaret Elizabeth Baliman (Maggie) to Mr. Dan Laughlin of Kimball. Dan is the son of Elizabeth Wells of... Full story

 Obituaries    March 20, 2014

Eileen Beutler

Eileen Beutler 1936 to 2014 Eileen Beutler, 78 of Sidney, passed away Monday afternoon, March 17, 2014 at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, NE. Memorial Services will be held 11 a.m.,... Full story

 By Caitlin Sievers    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Tales of a coffee-holic: Breaking bad news

I have no patience for people who attempt to completely ignore the unpleasant things that happen in life. I totally believe that sensationalism in the news is wrong and that constant streams of stories about murders and explosions is not a fair...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 20, 2014

Pat Bittner Scholarship deadline announced

In memory of Pat Bittner’s years of service to education and the visual arts, the Chappell and the Lodgepole School districts and surrounding area, this scholarship was established in 2006 through the generosity of June and Gaynor Collison and... Full story

 Community    March 20, 2014

Sidney High School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

STRAIGHT A (GRADE 12) – Casey Baldwin, Kylie Ellwanger, LaNaya Gutierrez, Brendan Holly, Karli Jones, Karson Langley, Calder Rosdail (GRADE 11) – Erin Bown, Alli Ehler, Michaela Flick, Hayden Lienemann, Manjesh Mogallapalli, Andrew Myers, Theda...

 Community    March 20, 2014

Sidney Middle School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

8th Grade Straight “A” Honor Roll Emma Alexander, Aubrey Ambur, Bailey Bagnell, Matthew Benzel, Kara Birner, Charlie Brockhaus, Jacob Burke, Riley Christensen, Ashlyn Christian, Kaitlyn Christofferson, Jordan Cook, Braydon Cortney, Kristina Davis...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 20, 2014

Potter-Dix Speech Team

Potter-Dix's Speech Team captured the district title in weekend competition, Leyton finished second. State competition begins March 27.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 20, 2014

Registration for Sidney Kindergarten students

Registration for kindergarten students attending Sidney Public Schools for the 2014-2015 school year will be held every day April 7 through April 11 at South Elementary, 12 and Toledo Streets, from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children who are eligible to... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Community    March 20, 2014

Ten Questions with Pastor Thomas Hyde, First United Methodist Church

Pastor Thomas Hyde placed a lot of faith in Nebraska. Just in his fourth year at Sidney's First United Methodist Church, he has served congregations across the state. He was born in Gothenburg....

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    March 20, 2014

Talking Sports: Season's greetings

We made it! Today is the first day of spring, and even if the weather sometimes doesn’t reflect it winter is done. As President Gerald Ford once said, “My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.” OK, so it’s a bit strong to...

 By Mark Rein For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    March 20, 2014

Ernest signs with WNCC

WNCC volleyball coach Giovana Melo watches as Leyton's Katy Ernest signed her letter of intent on Wednesday. The Sun-Telegraph will have a story next week.... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    March 20, 2014

On Track

Practice is underway for the spring sports season, when weather allows. Students from Peetz High School hit the track on Wednesday. The first meet of the season, at least in Nebraska, is scheduled... Full story

 By Donna Wiedeburg For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    March 20, 2014

Two to play in all-star event

Sidney's Karson Langley and Rachel Petik are competing in the 13th Annual Nebraska Lions All Star High School Senior Golf Tournament on June 23-24 at Meadowlark Hills Golf Course in Kearney. The... Full story