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Articles from the June 12, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    June 12, 2015

Assad sentenced to 35-47 years for five felony convictions

During a 20-minute court appearance on Thursday evening, Jason Assad was sentenced to a minimum of 35 years in prison. He'll receive credit for the 263 days he's spent in custody since his arrest,...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    June 12, 2015

DOVES program continues to provide services

Whether you’re a man or woman, young or old, dating or married, domestic violence can leave lasting impressions on anyone. One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime and 24 people per minute are victims of physical...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    June 12, 2015

Police department curb appeal to be improved

The front of the Sidney Police Department property on Illinois Street is getting a facelift. A Cabela's leadership team has taken on the project in collaboration with the City of Sidney and other...

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    June 12, 2015

Across The Fence: Massacre Canyon

On July 2, 1873, a hunting party of Pawnee left their reservation near Genoa, Neb., on the Loup River. It was customary for the Pawnee to mount an organized buffalo hunt in the early summer and late...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 12, 2015


The program, "Girls on the Run – Gurley Girls," received the Dress Down Day funds of $818.93 from April. Girls on the Run provides innovative after-school programming that combines exercise,... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 12, 2015

Cabela's to open another store in Canada

Cabela’s Inc. will open a store in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, in 2017. It expects construction on the 50,000-square-foot store to begin in 2016, and anticipates a 2017 opening. It will be located in the Dartmouth Crossing development. North Amer...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 12, 2015

Boating safety class offered in Sidney

A boating safety course will be held at the Western Nebraska Community College campus in Sidney on Tuesday, June 23. Scott Eveland, the boating safety officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, said the course is required of all power boat o...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 12, 2015

Area students make President's, Dean's lists at WNCC

Several area students made Western Nebraska Community College’s President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 semester. Earning a spot on the President’s List, which means a 4.00 GPA, were: Amy Buettenback, Tyson Segelke and Mikala...

 Community    June 12, 2015

Community Calendar 06-12-15

Through June 13 The Nebraska Chautauqua will present a series featuring six famous characters from U.S. history from June 9-13. The theme for this year’s Chautauqua, first person portrayals of historical figures, will explore the vast influences of... Full story

 Community    June 12, 2015

Good Old Days 06-12-15

Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 YEARS AGO 'Three...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    June 12, 2015


The Sidney Babe Ruth baseball team defeated SSP/The Zone of Gering at Legion Field on Thursday night, 16-3.... Full story

 Sports    June 12, 2015


Top Finishers for the Sidney Sting Rays Girls 13-14 200 Meter IM 1. Kollyn Weimer, 4:02.78 Women 15-18 200 Meter IM 1. Tessa Siler, 3:36.73 Mixed 8 & Under 100 Meter Medley Relay 1. Sidney A,... Full story