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Articles from the May 16, 2016 edition

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CREEK VALLEY'S TRIP TO CHIMNEY ROCK

Last week, 15 third grade students from Creek Valley Elementary School traveled to Chimney Rock in Morrill County. "I actually went to school here when I was in elementary school, and we went to...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 16, 2016

End of one journey, start of another

Overcast conditions did little to cloud the spirits of more than 80 soon-to-be graduates as they crossed the threshold into adulthood sunday afternoon during the Sidney High School Class of 2016...

 

JOYCE E. JESSEN

Joyce E. Jessen, 88 of Sidney, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Balfour Senior Living Center at Louisville, CO. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 19th in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney with Pastor Dave Hall...

 

JOAN E. YOUNG

Joan E. Young, 63 of Oshkosh, and former Sidney resident, passed away at the Medical Center of the Rockies, Saturday, May 14, 2016. Funeral services are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in...

 

Beyer honored by State Service Commission

Lincoln, NE – Micahla Beyer of Sidney was recently named the recipient of the Esprit de Corps award at the ServeNebraska Symposium on May 6. National service volunteers were recognized for their...

 
 By Mark Watson    Community    May 16, 2016

No-Till Notes: Herbicide resistance

A growing concern across the country is the development of herbicide resistance in weed species to glyphosphate herbicide more commonly referred to as Roundup.  This herbicide has grown in popularity in crop production since it first came on the...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 16, 2016

Leyton graduates 25 in commencement ceremony

By Anthony Ruiz anthony@suntelegraph.com The town of Dalton tripled in size Saturday afternoon as hundreds of people filled the Leyton High School gymnasium to witness 25 of the school's seniors cross...

 

Peetz graduates share laughter, tears

By Amanda tafolla-sutton amanda@suntelegraph.com Laughter and tears were shared Sunday as Peetz held its commencement ceremony in the high school gymnasium in Peetz, CO. Eighteen seniors took the...

 

Wise advice passed on to Potter-Dix graduating class

By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton amanda@suntelegraph.com Coby Hicks was the valedictorian chosen from Potter-Dix school. In his speech Saturday he passed on advice from some wise second grade students and...

 

Sidney Middle School athletes excel at Gothenburg

GOTHENBURG – Eight Sidney Middle School track athletes competed Saturday in the Gothenburg Invitational Track meet, sometimes referred to as "state" for that age bracket. Athletes from across the st...

 

Cheyenne Co. approves snow removal, grading rates

Cheyenne County Commissioners discussed snow removal and grading for private and defense access roads Monday, approving agreements that outlined the stipulations of the services. In a commissioners meeting earlier this month, Highway Superintendent...

 

Gasoline prices up slightly, could increase for summer driving

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have risen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.18/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has increased...

 
 By Anthony Ruiz    Community    May 16, 2016

Community center hosting an open house for senior activities

Cheyenne County Community Center's will host an open house showcasing senior activities next Wednesday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will feature a tour, door prizes and a discounted lunch...

 

Nominations sought for top physician

The Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians is seeking nominations for the Nebraska Family Physician of the Year. The purpose is to honor a physician who exemplifies, in the tradition of family medicine, a compassionate commitment to improving the heal...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    May 16, 2016

Sidney earns state golf berth

Don Ogle editor@suntelegraph.com MCCOOK – Sidney’s golf team overcame deplorable conditions here Monday to accomplish something the school has not done in more than five years by qualifying its...

 

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