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Articles from the April 26, 2013 edition

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Broncos go with defensive tackle Williams in first round

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — An abundance of riches on offense. An abundance of bigness on defense. The Denver Broncos added another big defensive tackle in the draft Thursday and felt like they got a big bargain, as well, when they chose 313-pound...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 26, 2013

Creek Valley's Godfrey earns MAC win

Creek Valley’s Lane Godfrey braved the stiff winds of the Oshkosh Country Club to take top individual honors in the MAC golf tournament with an 85 Thursday. As a team, Creek Valley managed a... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 26, 2013

Sidney finishes mid pack at Gothenburg

The Raiders golf team finished in sixth place out of 13 schools competing at the Gothenburg Golf Tournament yesterday. Sidney’s aggregate score was 364. Scottsbluff took top honors with a combined...


Creek Valley FFA Spring Banquet

On April 23, the Creek Valley FFA Chapter held its annual Spring Banquet at the Chappell Lion’s Den. Luke Cavalli, President, welcomed everyone to the banquet and Hannah Schievelbein blessed the meal. Greenhand Degrees were given out to the FFA...


New members inducted into Sidney High School National Honors Society

n April 25, new members were inducted into the Sidney High School National Honors Society and new class officers were sworn in. New members are: Kelsey Franklin, Natausha Holtz, Sara VonSeggern,...

 By Adrian Smith    Opinion    April 26, 2013

President's proposals would undermine agriculture's success

Earlier this month, President Obama released his budget even though it was due on February 4th. While the House and Senate have already passed 10-year budget resolutions and the President’s proposals have little chance of being enacted, it is a rev...

 By Froma Harrop    Opinion    April 26, 2013

Free the 'work beasts'

We who work through colds, bad backs and low moods — however liberal we might be — have permission to resent those who could hold a job but don’t, preferring to collect disability checks unto the decades. You see them at the coffee shop, refill...

 By Tina Mines    Opinion    April 26, 2013

It's Mines

I need to clarify a few things that pertain to the column I wrote about homosexual marriage earlier this month. It has been brought to my attention that my thoughts were presented in a manner that could have been misunderstood. I did not at all mean... Full story


Our view

It came as no surprise that a bipartisan Senate vote Thursday night approved a measure that would end furloughs for 1,500 air traffic controllers a day. After all, many members of Congress plan to fly today and next weekend, visiting their home... Full story


Schledewitz benefit Sunday, May 5

Potter Youth Group of the Prairie West Church and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will be working together to host a benefit supper and silent auction for Sawyer Schledewitz the son of Coralea and Tyson Schledewitz, grandson of Ralph and Linda Godlien of...


Kids Plus to host third annual community partnership auction gala

The 3rdAnnual Community Partnership Auction Gala” event is scheduled for May 3rd at the Sidney Holiday Inn. This event will be hosted by Highpoint Spine and Joint Center in support of Kids Plus...


Internet sales tax bill to hit roadblock in House

WASHINGTON — A bill to require Internet shoppers to pay sales taxes for online purchases may be cruising through the Senate but it will soon hit a roadblock in the House. “There’s a lot of political difficulty getting through the fog of it...


Bomb suspects' mother was in terror database

BOSTON (AP) — The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had been added to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack, government officials said Thursday. Two government officials said the CIA had Zubeidat Tsarnaeva’s...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 26, 2013

Plea bargain reduces charges for April incident

A plea bargain was agreed to in the State of Nebraska’s case against Roman Maes on Monday. Maes had initially been charged with “intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly caused bodily injury to a peace officer while such officer was engaged in...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 26, 2013

Building, zoning chief brings a world of experience to Sidney

Falls City, Neb. native Brad Rowan returned to his home state to take the position of Sidney’s Chief Building Official and Zoning Administrator. Rowan brings much experience to the table. He is... Full story


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