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Sidney prom this weekend at Holiday Inn

The Sidney High School prom will be held on Saturday at the Holiday Inn. The dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. and the prom starts at 9:00 p.m. This year, however, the school decided to break from tradition. Students did not select presiding royalty. as Pri...

 

Federation wrestlers return with hardware

Wrestlers and coaches of the Sidney Federation Wrestling Club proudly displayed their awards and medals received at the Rocky Mountain Nationals in Denver, the Midwest Classic Nationals Wrestling... Full story

 

Kindergarten round-up for 2013-2014 at Creek Valley

Registration of Kindergarten students for the school year 2013-2014 will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at the Creek Valley Elementary in Chappell.  Kindergarten Round-up will be from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Kindergarten room.  The Creek Valley...

 

Traffic problems continue to vex SPS superintendent

The traffic problem around Sidney Public Schools continues to vex Superintendent Jay Ehler. He encourages parents to obey the rules about dropping children off for the safety of the children. Ehler says that the school board has applied to the...

 

Shelter considerations

Editor, If people really want a shelter in Sidney, there are a few things to consider: 1. Without support from the community and cooperation from local government and law enforcement, you will fail, and then everyone will say you never existed....

 
 By Tina Mines    Opinion    April 19, 2013

It's Mines

“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment,” Loa Tzu. I was struggling with what exactly to say this week in light of all the tragedy that has happen in such a short time. I chewed over many different approaches to my thoughts on the...

 
 By Froma Harrop    Opinion    April 19, 2013

Trumped-up war between the generations

During the big health care fight, the right told older Americans that Obamacare was grabbing money from their Medicare and giving it to young people. Now it tells young workers that Medicare and Social Security are draining their take-home pay to...

 

Our view

It was inevitable that the Boy Scouts of America would face the moment of decision. Over the past few years their opposition to the admittance of openly gay and lesbian members caused a rift, not only within the organization, but also among the group... Full story

 

High court upholds dismissal of book lawsuit

OMAHA (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of an Omaha woman’s invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against a Massachusetts bookseller. Helen Abdouch had claimed that Ken Lopez and his online book store improperly used her name and...

 

Legislature requires STD information with prescriptions if bill passes

LINCOLN – Nebraska lawmakers adopted an amendment to a bill Tuesday that would require physicians to give written information about an STD when providing treatment to a patient with such infections. The written information, detailing chlamydia and...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 19, 2013

Ramsey named Cheyenne County artist of the month for April

The Cheyenne County Art Guild’s Artist of the Month for April is Sidney’s very own, Ben Ramsey. Ramsey said that he has been painting ever since he was a kid and that his passion has carried on...

 

Nebraska's March jobless rate sits at 3.8 percent

LINCOLN — Nebraska’s preliminary March unemployment rate of 3.8 percent matched the revised rates for the three previous months, state officials said in a report released Friday. The rate was two-tenths of a point lower than in March 2012 and...

 

Its streets deserted, an uneasy Boston perseveres

BOSTON — The Red Sox and the Bruins both scrapped their games. The famous Bull Market at Faneuil Hall was closed, and there were more pigeons than tourists on City Hall Plaza. Even the Starbucks at Government Center was shuttered. The killing of...

 

Manhunt in Boston after bombing suspect is killed

WATERTOWN, Mass. — With Boston virtually paralyzed, thousands of officers with rifles and armored vehicles swarmed the streets in and around the city on Friday, hunting for a 19-year-old college...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 19, 2013

Search for new Police Chief progressing quickly

City of Sidney staff may be closer to hiring a new police chief than some might expect. According to City Manager Gary Person applications for the position were due April 15 at 5 p.m. “With two... Full story

 

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