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Articles from the April 16, 2015 edition

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 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 16, 2015

Hail, hail the game is canceled

The Peetz High School baseball game on Wednesday afternoon was canceled after two innings when a hail storm interrupted play.... Full story

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    April 16, 2015

Prosecution, defense lay out cases; first witnesses called

After a jury was selected and seated during the morning, opening statements in the Jason Assad trial were heard at Cheyenne County District Court on Wednesday afternoon. Assad is on trial for charges of terroristic threatening, first-degree false...

 By Rob Langrell    Community    April 16, 2015

Sidney Police chief, Public Services director face misdemeanors

When Sidney Police Chief Byron “BJ” Wilkinson decided to handle an allegation against another city employee administratively instead of with criminal charges, he was opting to use the discretion he and his officers exhibit everyday on the job....

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    April 16, 2015

Nebraska corn farmers to invest more than $2.6 billion to plant 9.3 million acres

LINCOLN, Neb. – According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Nebraska corn farmers will plant 9.3 million acres of corn, equal to last year’s total acres planted. With those intentions, farmers will spend about $280 per acre to get the crop...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 16, 2015

Cabela's announces appointment of Wright to Board of Directors

James F. Wright has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Cabela’s Inc. “I am delighted that Jim has joined our board,” said Tommy Millner, Cabela’s Chief Executive Officer. “Jim’s vision, passion, work ethic and unwavering commitme...

 Obituaries    April 16, 2015

Service Notice: Donald C. Farnsworth

Donald C. Farnsworth, 80, a long time former Sidney resident, passed away Jan. 7, 2015 in Springfield, Mo. Graveside services with Military Honors will be 10 a.m., Mon., April 20, 2015 in the Greenwood Cemetery. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation... Full story

 Community    April 16, 2015

Engagement: Fernandez, Falcon to marry

Carla Lizeth Fernandez and Enemencio (Tres) S. Falcon III, are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage. Carla is the daughter of Maria Dolores Fernandez-Soto and David Manriquez-Enriquez . Carla... Full story

 Community    April 16, 2015

Court Briefs 04-16-15

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Clinton Tscharner, age 41 of Kimball, appeared for a status hearing on a charge of possession of meth, a class IV felony.... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    April 16, 2015

CAPWN to celebrate 50-year 'Birthday Bash'

The Foster Grandparent Programs at Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) and Northwest Community Action Partnership (NCAP) will jointly host a 50-year “Birthday Bash” in recognition of Corporation for National and Community... Full story

 Community    April 16, 2015

Community Calendar 04-16-15

April 16 and 17 A Brain Injury Conference will be held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney on April 16-17. Persons with a brain injury and/or their caregivers or family members and professionals who serve brain survivors should attend. Registe... Full story

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    April 16, 2015

Changing hands

The former Reganis Motors at 435 Illinois St. in Sidney will officially be opening their doors as Panhandle Automotive Group. Mike Winstrom of Kimball is now the new owner of the dealership. Pictured... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 16, 2015

Talking Sports: Spring sports coming to exciting finishes

After Sidney High School freshman Jakob Austad landed in the long jump pit last Friday at the Mitchell Invite, he bounced up and waited for the tape to be read. He sensed it was a good one. After the tape was stretched and the verdict read, Austad...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 16, 2015


Peetz at Tuesday afternoon’s middle school track and field meet in Sterling, Colo.... Full story