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Articles from the April 4, 2018 edition

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Sidney School District Unveils Strategic Plan

The Sidney School District recently unveiled the District’s Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan has three points that focus on “World Class Education.” The parts are Educator Effectiveness,...

 

Commissioners Seek Joint Meeting with City Council

Making a decision of necessary services is easier when there is only one provider. That is where the Cheyenne County commissioners are as they view the future of ambulance services. The commissioners...

 

Visitor Center Director Resigns, Commissioners Approve Changes to Mental Health Services

Cheyenne County Visitor Center Director Heather Hausmann submitted her resignation. Hausmann has been the Visitor Center director for more than two years. Her last day on the job will be no later...

 

I-80 Construction Projects

Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin April 9 on two Interstate 80 project in the area, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. In Cheyenne County, work is set to begin on I-8...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    April 4, 2018

Easter Egg Hunt

A young Easter egg hunt participant lays claim to one of the larger prizes offered at the event, a canister of drawing chalk. Youngsters braved below-freezing temperatures for the annual event,...

 

Essay Contest Winners Announced

"Why Is Recycling Important?"" was the theme for the annual Cheyenne County Family and Community Education (FCE) organization's essay contest. First place honors went to Jayden Hodgson, daughter of...

 

Fischer Announces Staff Local Office Hours For Morrill, Cheyenne, and Deuel Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) announced that her staff will be holding local office hours in Morrill, Cheyenne, and Deuel counties on Wednesday, April 18. The office hours serve as an opportunity for constituents to meet...

 

Comparing Collections

Madison Jeppson, left and Alliyah Hernandez, compare finds during the Sidney Care and Rehabilitation Easter Egg Hunt Friday afternoon. The event also included interaction between children and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 4, 2018

Leyton, Potter-Dix Compete at Bayard

Nineteen schools from western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming gathered at Bayard High School on Thursday for the Bayard C-D Invitational meet. The Leyton Warriors and the Potter-Dix Coyotes boys and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 4, 2018

Creek Valley Competes in Weather-Shortened Sutherland Invite

Creek Valley’s Storm Track and Field team travelled to Sutherland High School on Thursday to compete in the Sutherland Booster Club Track Invitational, but were unable to compete in the running...

 

Community Center Spring Women's Volleyball Results

March 7 • HealthQuest vs Haupt Landscaping 21-6, 21-14.{ • Western Drug vs Raffelson Rock 15-21, 20-22, • THE ROCK vs Trina Stitt Insurance 12-21, 21-16, 6-15. • Golden Real Estate vs Dallas Trucking INC 21-18, 21-18 March 14 Raffelson Rock...

 

Community Basketball League Results

Men’s 5 x 5 Basketball Results (winners in bold) March 6 • B.I.L. 99, Narjes Farms 61 March 13 • Narjes Farms 62, Jerrod Berner Trucking 83 • Haupt Landscaping 58, Day & Night Plumbing 45 March 20 • Day & Night Plumbing 68 Narjes Farms 65...

 

Walleye Egg Collections Begin

LINCOLN – Fisheries staff at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission again this spring will capture spawning walleyes to collect eggs to meet stocking requests. Sherman Reservoir, Merritt Reservoir and Lake McConaughy have again been selected...

 

Deadline Approaching: USDA Offers Renewal Options for Expiring Conservation Stewardship Contracts

WASHINGTON – Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to renew their Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contract. Through CSP, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps private...

 

SPNRD Board Reviews Advisory Group Results

At its regular monthly meeting, the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) board of directors reviewed the results from the advisory group meetings on Feb. 22, Feb. 27 and March 1. The meetings covered water issues, allocations and the...

 

Dry edible bean breeding greenhouse – it's a jungle in there

It looks like a jungle this spring in the greenhouse used by Dr. Carlos Urrea, dry edible bean breeding specialist at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center, and his crew. About 800...

 

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