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Articles from the May 8, 2014 edition

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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 8, 2014

Just for Kix

Over 150 dancers performed for a packed crowd at the Sidney Middle School gym last Sunday. The highlight every year are the Father/Daughter routines that close out the show. The fathers even tried a...

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    May 8, 2014

Ricketts focuses on healthcare, jobs and tax reform in swing through area

When Gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts stopped in Sidney on Wednesday during an extensive trip of Western Nebraska ahead of next week’s primary, he spoke about the need to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with something better....

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    May 8, 2014

Peterson pledges not to use AG office for political gain

A bit of disillusionment drives Doug Peterson’s campaign for the attorney general’s office. “I was a little frustrated over the years seeing the office utilized for personal political gain,” he explained. “When you serve the state of...

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    May 8, 2014

In final visit to Sidney before primary, Dinsdale stresses repeal of ACA

U.S. Senate candidate Sid Dinsdale believes repeal of the Affordable Care Act to be replaced by personal accountability is the answer to healthcare woes in the United States. "I think it's going to take a group of people from the healthcare fields al...

 
 By William H. Benson    Opinion    May 8, 2014

University Graduation

On Tuesday, April Fools’ Day, several dozen Dartmouth students gathered in the office belonging to the university’s president, Philip J. Hanlon, and insisted that he respond to each of the items listed on their Freedom Budget. The students...

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Opinion    May 8, 2014

Tales of a coffee-holic: Cut moms some slack

I think we place a little too much pressure on our mothers to be perfect. Especially as children, we look to our moms as a source of not only basic care so we can survive into adulthood, but also to nurture every facet of our being so we can grow...

 
 By Will Castner    Opinion    May 8, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Be a community hero

A hero is defined as “a person of distinguished courage or ability, admired for their brave deeds and noble qualities.” In my experience canvassing for the bond campaign, I think we have opportunity for many of our citizens to become heroes....

 
 By Dawn Graves    Community    May 8, 2014

Chain gang

The Cool Kids Club, headed by Charlotte Dorwart, celebrates success as their hard work pays off at North Elementary last Friday. Comprised of students from kindergarten age through 6th grade, the...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 8, 2014

Chad Nienhueser Memorial Scholarship awarded

The Chad Nienhueser Memorial Scholarship is given to area high school students who are going to pursue a college education in the sciences or math and whom has demonstrated leadership skills. Chad was a Sidney native majoring in civil engineering at...

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    May 8, 2014

Gutierrez selected as scholarship recipient

LaNaya Gutierrez is the recipient of the Cheyenne County Family and Consumer Education College Scholarship for the 2014-15 school year. LaNaya is the daughter of Henry and Penny Gutierrez of Sidney. LaNaya has participated in several school...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 8, 2014

Talking Sports: Book learning

“What a stupid I am.” That’s what Roberto De Vicenzo said after the 1968 Masters Tournament. “I’m such an idiot.” The words of Phil Mickelson following the 2006 U.S. Open. I don’t remember what Colin Montgomery said after his final...

 
 By Dawn Graves    Community    May 8, 2014

Chain gang

The Cool Kids Club, headed by Charlotte Dorwart, celebrates success as their hard work pays off at North Elementary last Friday. Comprised of students from kindergarten age through 6th grade, the...