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Wheatcroft leads Houston

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — A late birdie might just be enough to give Rory McIlroy two more rounds before the Masters. Steve Wheatcroft, a Monday qualifier for the Houston Open, had another 67 to take the lead among early starters Friday at Redstone...

 

Duke women's Final Four hopes go through Huskers

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — For the upperclassmen on Duke’s roster, every season has ended the same way: get one step from the women’s Final Four, then lose. The Blue Devils have lost three straight regional finals and are determined to not make it fou...

 

RB Cross wants expanded backfield role with Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s Imani Cross was one of the Big Ten’s most dependable short-yardage backs last season. This spring, he’s out to show he’s capable of being so much more....

 

NSAA announces Winter Academic All-State selections

LINCOLN — Eleven Cheyenne County high school students were recognized recently as earning Academic All-State honors for the winter season by the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA).... Full story

 

Iraq says it will search more Syria-bound flights

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq says it will stop more aircraft moving through its airspace and vehicles traveling overland to search for weapons being sent to the Syrian civil war, a senior Iraqi official said Friday. Government spokesman Ali al-Moussawi said...

 

Pope's foot-washing final blow for traditionalists

ATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the world’s poorest, but he has devastated traditionalist Catholics who adored his predecessor, Benedict XVI, for restoring much of the...

 
 By Doug Birky    Community    March 30, 2013

An Easter story

The story is told of a young man who wanted to become famous by starting a new religion. He wanted it to be a world-wide religion that would be embraced by millions of people. So he first sought some advice from an older and wiser man of faith. He...

 

Lisana's Lines

This is the second part to my column from last Saturday. In part one, I recalled the events and the journey leading up to my first trip to Nebraska that began on September 10, 2001. During the bus trip to Los Angeles, one poor lady had an... Full story

 

Corporate Kangaroo Courts supplant our Seventh Amendment rights

Being wronged by a corporation is painful enough, but just try getting your day in court. Most Americans don’t realize it, but our Seventh Amendment right to a fair jury trial against corporate wrongdoers has quietly been stripped from us....

 

Looking Back

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 100 YEARS AGO ‘Poison For Medicine’ March 29, 1913 Miss Mabel Brewer made a mistake Sunday wh...

 

Nite at the races planned

On Friday, April 5th at the Gering Civic Center, Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Foundation will hold their annual fundraiser. This fundraiser, A Nite at the Races, features video horse racing, food, beverages, and a great night of...

 

Deanna K. DiMento (nee LeFavour)

Deanna K. DiMento (nee LeFavour) Deanna K. DiMento (nee LeFavour), 44, died on March 28, 2013, in Washington Twp, Turnersville, N.J. Beloved wife of Joseph. Devoted mother of Joseph C. Loving...

 

Group wants to return popcorn stand to Beatrice

BEATRICE (AP) — For 50 years beginning in 1937, residents and visitors of Beatrice had to go no further than Fifth and Court streets for a bag of fresh popcorn. That’s where you could find the Traubel’s Popcorn Stand, where it operated until...

 

No final ceremony for Lancaster County's poor

LINCOLN (AP) — There is no pomp and circumstance at the end of life for the very poor in Lancaster County. And a pauper’s burial is getting more meager — cremation and a plastic box. The Lincoln Journal Star reports advocates for the poor and...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 30, 2013

Wheat Belt hosting their annual Safety Fair

Members of the Wheat Belt Public Power District are hosting their annual Safety Fair April 19 to give children fun interactive safety lessons that might save their life. The safety fair will be at the Exhibit Building at the Cheyenne County...

 

Nebraska jobless rate unchanged at 3.8 pct

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for February was unchanged at 3.8 percent, matching the revised rates for January and December, the state Labor Department said in a report released Friday. The rate was two-tenths of a point...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 30, 2013

JFK program honors those who serve

Just For Kix (JFK) Dance program members held their annual Kix For Kids Show March 24 and created this year’s show around honoring those who serve in the United States military. The show took place... Full story

 

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