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Articles from the April 23, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    April 23, 2015

Area second-graders participate in safety day

The University of Nebraska Extension office hosted its 20th annual Safety Day for local second graders at the Lodgepole Youth Camp on Wednesday. The camp was filled with more than 150 second-graders...

 By Rob Langrell    Community    April 23, 2015

Beutler makes deal in court, pleads guilty to witness tampering

A 32-year-old Sidney woman has worked out a plea agreement in a case where she was accused of shouting death threats at a witness outside the Cheyenne County Courthouse. Misty Beutler pleaded guilty...

 By Rob Langrell    Community    April 23, 2015

Hlavinka released from Colo. hospital

Leasa Hlavinka, the stabbing victim in Sunday night's apparent domestic assault, has been released from the hospital. Hlavinka was airlifted to the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colo., af...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    April 23, 2015

Annual city audit presented as council gears up for budget planning

As Sidney continues to grow – attracting new businesses and upgrading infrastructure – a recently released audit of the city’s finances reflects those expenditures and revenues. Every year, the city is required to have an audit conducted. In la...

 Obituaries    April 23, 2015

Maria Bartling

Maria Bartling, 82, passed away peacefully in her home in Potter on Tuesday morning, April 21, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Sat., April 25, 2015 in the Holechek Funeral Home in... Full story

 Obituaries    April 23, 2015

Death Notice: Mike Hart

Mike Hart, 50 of Sidney, died Thursday morning, April 23, 2015 at his parent’s home in Sidney. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. You can view the online obituary and share condolences with the family at... Full story

 Obituaries    April 23, 2015

Death Notice: Dana D. Hlavinka

Dana D. Hlavinka, 44 of Sidney, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. You may view Dana’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at A... Full story

 Community    April 23, 2015

Community Calendar 04-23-15

Ongoing A Parkinson’s support group the for Western Nebraska area meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 312 W. 16th St., Alliance. Call Dee Brauninger at (308) 763-1254 with questions or email h... Full story

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    April 23, 2015

Viruses are much worse than war

At a TED conference on March 18, in Vancouver, Bill Gates said, “If anything kills over 10 million people in the next decades, it is most likely to be a highly infectious virus, rather than war; not missiles, but microbes. We are not ready for the...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 23, 2015

Talking Sports: Double 'no-nos' pretty special feat

Eat your heart out Ernie Lombardi. There have been a few interesting local sports stories of note over that past week. Tuesday’s Peetz baseball game, which was played in front of no more than 20 onlookers, has to top the list. Congratulations to Pe...

 Sports    April 23, 2015


At Sutherland High School From Tuesday Team scores not available CREEK VALLEY GIRLS 100 Meters 3. Payje Misegadis, 13.80 6. Chandra Smith, 14.30 4x100 Relay 2. Creek Valley (Jessie Straber, Allie Blackwelder, Chandra Smith, Payje Misegadis), 56.90... Full story

 Sports    April 23, 2015


Sidney Shooting Park standings as of April 22: Teams Banded Warriors BW 170 Leftovers LO 170 Points West PW 163 E Free EF 148 Better Lucky Than Good BLTG 148 Barely Legal BL 142 The Nobody’s TN 133 Missed Again MA 124 Blazin Guns BG 115...

 Sports    April 23, 2015


TRACK & FIELD Friday, April 24 Potter Dix at Pine Bluffs Invite, 9 a.m. Leyton, Sidney JV at Calvert Invite at Morrill, 9 a.m. Sidney at Scottsbluff Twilight, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25 Peetz at Wray, 9 a.m. GOLF Saturday, April 25 Sidney at... Full story