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Articles from the March 23, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 23, 2016

Aquatics center fees approved during Tuesday's council meeting

After months of discussion, the Sidney City Council approved the 2016 admission, lesson and rental fees for the Sidney Aquatics Center that will be open to the public as soon as the end of May. Tom...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 23, 2016

Council appoints Sadler as city manager

Ed Sadler was officially appointed as the new city manager of Sidney during Tuesday evening's regular city council meeting, filling the position vacated by longtime city manager Gary Person in August...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 23, 2016

City to be closed on Good Friday

The City of Sidney will be closed on Friday, March 25, in observance of Good Friday. All city departments will be closed, including the landfill and the library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running.  The Solid Waste...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 23, 2016

Peetz Hilltoppers hold annual Easter egg hunt

The Peetz Hilltoppers group had a great turnout for its annual Easter egg hunt held Saturday, March 19th, at the Peetz School. Pictured are children who participated in this year's hunt. The...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 23, 2016

St. Patrick's Day enforcement stats released

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol took seven impaired drivers off the road during special enforcement efforts conducted in conjunction with the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. The special enforcements, which included high visibility patrols and...

 Obituaries    March 23, 2016

Everett Parsons

Everett Parsons, 73 of Sidney, died Tuesday morning, March 22, 2016 at his home in Sidney. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 25, 2016, in the Holechek Funeral Home in Sidney with... Full story

 Obituaries    March 23, 2016

Harley J. Cartwright

Harley J. Cartwright, 62 of Gordonville, Texas, passed unexpectedly of a massive heart attack on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Services were held at the Holy Cross Church in Madill, Okla., under the direction of Reverend Oby Zunmas. Harley was a former...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    March 23, 2016

Karman Reichman Memorial Scholarship available

This scholarship is in memory of Karman “JoJo” Reichman, a 2013 graduate of Creek Valley High School. The Karman Reichman Memorial Scholarship, established 2016, is to be awarded each year to a graduating Creek Valley High School senior. The...

 Community    March 23, 2016

Community Calendar 03-23-16

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. … HOLY WEEK Christ Episcopal Church of Sidney is holding services during Easter week on Monday...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    March 23, 2016

Commissioners presented with certificate of appreciation from National Guard 1057th

The Nebraska Army National Guard 1057th Transportation Company presented Cheyenne County Commissioners with a certificate of appreciation during Monday's regular meeting in recognition for...

 By Edward Jones    Community    March 23, 2016

Give your investment portfolio a 'spring cleaning'

Now that spring has officially sprung, you might look around your home and decide it’s time for some sprucing up. But you don’t have to confine your efforts to your house and yard – you can also engage in a little “spring cleaning” in your...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    March 23, 2016

Creek Valley students place at indoor track meet in Chadron

Creek Valley had several students place at the Chadron State College High School Indoor Track and Field Meet held Saturday. Pictured left to right are Austin Soucie (2nd place in 800-meter run),...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    March 23, 2016

NET Television kicks off collegiate baseball coverage April 2

NET Television is Nebraska’s home for collegiate baseball with seven matchups airing this spring on NET. The first game of “Nebraska Baseball” will air at 2 p.m. CT, Saturday, April 2, on NET live from Hawks Field in Lincoln when the Nebraska...