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Northwestern looks set to make run in B10 Legends

(AP) – Every time Northwestern’s football players slip on their workout shirts, they see just how close they came to an undefeated season in 2012. Stamped on the back of each one is “5:03.” It stands for the total of 5 minutes, 3 seconds the...

 

Colo. teen pleads not guilty in girl's slaying

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado teen pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and kidnapping in the kidnap-slaying and dismemberment of a 10-year-old girl that panicked Denver-area residents last fall — despite police testimony that the suspect confes...

 

Driver in Texas bus wreck also drove in '98 crash

DALLAS (AP) — The driver of the bus that swerved off a North Texas highway, leaving two passengers dead and dozens injured, was at the wheel in another fatal accident 15 years ago, records show. The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed...

 

Upper-income seniors' Medicare hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s plan to raise Medicare premiums for upper-income seniors would create five new income brackets to squeeze more revenue for the government from the top tiers of retirees, the administration revealed Frida...

 

A Spiritual Exam

I don’t look forward to getting my annual physical. They do a few tests, and they always check my blood pressure. The last time I went, they told me, “You know, your blood pressure is a little too high.” I shared with them it was high because m...

 

Where's the cop on the Wall Street beat?

Bankers gone wild! Let’s tally some of their crimes: JPMorgan Chase engaged in massive, systematic fraud to foreclose without cause or due process on innocent homeowners, tossing thousands of families into the streets. Goldman Sachs profited by...

 

Lisana's Lines

On my St. Patrick’s Day “Sunday exploration drive,” I visited Cheyenne. My first stop was the Wild West Museum. All of the carriages brought back memories of one of my grandfathers. He owned a... Full story

 

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 ‘Most Thrilling Drama’ April 12, 1913 One of the most thrilling plays and at...

 

Marvin G. Stoll

Marvin G. Stoll 1932 to 2013 Marvin G. Stoll died on March 30, 2013. Marvin was born Feb. 17, 1932, to Arthur and Amelia Stoll at home on the family farm in rural Lodgepole. He spent most of his...

 

Robert L. 'Bob' Evans

Robert L. ‘Bob’ Evans 1947 to 2013 Robert L. ‘Bob’ Evans, 66, of Sidney, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the Colorado Acute Hospital in Lakewood, Colo. Memorial services will be at 2...

 

Legislature debates mandatory sentences for juveniles

LINCOLN – Juveniles convicted of Class 1A felonies would no longer face a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole under a bill introduced by Sen. Brad Ashford of Omaha. The bill (LB44), which the Legislature debated Monday, would...

 
 By Joseph Moore    News    April 13, 2013

Nebraska Senators vote to raise judges' salaries

LINCOLN – Nebraska judges would get raises under a bill senators advanced Wednesday to increase the salary of Nebraska Supreme Court judges by 5 percent annually over the next two years. The bill (LB232), introduced by Sen. Steve Lathrop of Omaha,...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    April 13, 2013

Veteran's history project

Editor’s Note: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in the Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Potter, is conducting the interviews as part of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project. Roger S, Allen...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 13, 2013

$10,000 in scholarships awarded to women in leadership

Authorities at Cabela’s announced on April 5 that they are teaming up with officials at The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation to award scholarships to Nebraska students. There will be four Cabela’s Women in Leadership Scholarships worth $10,000 awar...

 

Local organic farm continues good progress

Fresh Wind Organic Farm, located in the “school section” of Sidney, is on 640 acres of land; plenty of room for their free-range chickens to roam. John and Teresa Smith and their children Annalyn,...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 13, 2013

Mix it Up at the Community Center

Kristi Edgington teaches a fitness class Monday through Thursday from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Cheyenne County Community Center that keeps participants on their toes and wondering what is... Full story

 

Security beefed up worldwide after Boston blasts

From the World Trade Center and Times Square in New York to the White House and sports venues across the country, police patrolled in packs and deployed counterterrorism teams Monday as security was stepped up after explosions at the Boston... Full story

 

Police searching apartment in Boston suburb

BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 140 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that... Full story

 

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