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Articles from the May 5, 2016 edition

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 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 5, 2016

Girls on the Run

Ten-year-old Taylor Runge was fatigued as she made her way around the pond at American Legion Park in Sidney for the fifth time. The goal was 11 laps, which equated to a 5K run, and would be her...

 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 5, 2016

Look away!

Wednesday's biology lesson was a little too much for Creek Valley sophomore Beth Westman as her class spent the morning dissecting and studying fetal pigs. "I wish I wasn't doing it," 16-year-old...

 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    May 5, 2016

Alexah's 'A-MAZE-ing Rabbits' visit two state competitions

Last month, Alexah Fort attended the State Science Fair competition at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland, Neb., and will be bringing her project to the annual University of Nebraska Medi...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 5, 2016

Radcliff installed as Master Counselor

On March 20, Brady Radcliffe was installed as Master Counselor of the Fort Sidney chapter of DeMolay, along with installation of all elected and appointed officers. Special guests included his...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 5, 2016

Cather's nephew leaves $5.8M to UNL

The nephew of renowned author Willa Cather has bequeathed $5.8 million to support leading Cather initiatives at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Charles E. Cather left an estate gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation to create endowed...

 Community    May 5, 2016

Community Calendar 05-05-16

Monday, May 9 Cheyenne County Art Guild Meeting meets the second Monday of each month at Light Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1345 Linden (enter through west door). For more information, contact Jane Easterly, (308) 254-4052. … Thursday, May 12...

 By William Benson    Opinion    May 5, 2016

Housing costs

In 1890, a young Danish immigrant named Jacob Riis published his book, How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York. He began his introduction, “Long ago it was said that ‘One half of the world does not know how the other...

 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Sports    May 5, 2016

West Elementary students participate in Presidential Fitness Challenge

West Elementary students cheer on their classmates at Tuesday's Presidential Fitness Challenge at the Sidney High School Track. The mile run completed the 5th and 6th grade challenge, which also...