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Articles from the June 17, 2014 edition

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Tumbling down

A crew under the direction of the Village of Potter demolished a house at 1219 Lincoln St. on Friday. The structure had been deemed unsafe.... Full story


Hospital asks county for $10 million bond issue

Officials from Sidney Regional Medical Center came before the Cheyenne County commissioners Monday with a proposal they said would save the hospital $2.2 million in financing. The hospital requested that the county issue $10 million in bonds on its...


Medina sentencing postponed

The sentencing date for a Sidney man convicted of attempted second degree assault for an altercation which ended in another man’s death was postponed on Tuesday morning due to a scheduling issue. Theodore Medina, 24 was also set to be sentenced on... Full story


Truck plows through gate, injures Dept. of Roads employee

Last week a 30-year-old California man in a semi truck crashed through a “Road Closed” sign and gate at the off ramp at the Sidney rest stop off of Interstate 80, causing damage to a department of roads vehicle as well as causing the gate to hit... Full story


Engagement: Lauppe, White to marry

Glenn and Sharon Lauppe of Fowler, Kan. wish to announce the engagement & upcoming marriage of their daughter Jennifer to Ty White, the son of Shirley and the late Gene White.... Full story


Marvin C. Harmsen

Marvin C. Harmsen, 75, of Douglas, Wyo. and former Potter area resident passed away Wednesday morning, June 11, 2014 at the Cheyenne Health Care Center in Cheyenne, Wyo. Memorial services will be... Full story


Elva (Davison) Lostroh

Elva Lostroh, 100 of Sidney, died Friday morning, June 13, 2014 at Sidney Regional Medical Center, Extended Care. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 19, 2014 in the First Unit... Full story

 By Dave Faries    Opinion    June 17, 2014

From the editor: There is no legacy

I first heard of O.J. Simpson on television—black and white television, to be precise. During some long ago bowl game, the announcers kept referring to “Old Jay” Simpson, or at least that’s what I heard. I imagined a grizzled veteran named...

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 17, 2014

Legion baseball splits at Crete

The Post 17 Seniors came away from last weekend's Crete tournament with a split. dropping games to Lincoln Lutheran and the home club while beating Rawlins and Pleasant Dale. An ugly final inning tilt...


Champions, locals entered in North Platte rodeo competition

The contestant list has been set for the 2014 Buffalo Bill Rodeo, and 362 cowboys and cowgirls will make their way to North Platte chasing gold buckle dreams. Potter’s Bailey Long is scheduled to participate in barrel racing slack on Thursday,...


Area Sports Schedule 06-17-14

Tuesday, June 17 Baseball Sidney vs Alliance, Legion Field Juniors 5 p.m. Seniors 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 Wrestling Nebraska-Alaska Dual, Sidney High School 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19 Baseball Sidney vs Gering, Legion Field Juniors 5 p.m. Seniors 7... Full story


West Nebraska All Star Volleyball

Katy Ernest of Leyton lines up for a tap over the net.... Full story


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