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Articles from the June 19, 2014 edition

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 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 19, 2014

For the record

Mothers snap photos of high school wrestlers from the Panhandle and beyond at Wednesdays exchange in Sidney.... Full story

 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    June 19, 2014

Beer cans scattered on highway after accident

Beer cans littered Highway 385 early on Tuesday morning, according to eyewitness reports. A beer delivery truck, driven for Arrowhead Distributing, veered off the road at around 4 a.m. sprinkling the road with beer cans and causing a highway... Full story

 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    June 19, 2014

Sidney student population on the rise

Enrollment at Sidney public schools is steadily trending upward. The number of students rose from 1,239 at the end of 2012 to 1,279 at the end of this school year. “I anticipate that we will start this year (fall 2014) with over 1,300 students in... Full story

 Community    June 19, 2014

Court Briefs 06-19-14

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County Court on Monday, June 17, before the Honorable Randin Roland: Steven Simpson, age 54 of Sidney, appeared for a preliminary hearing on a charge of Animal Cruelty, a class IV felony. He asked for a... Full story

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    June 19, 2014

President Obama and Chief Sitting Bull

Next week some five hundred visitors will convene at the Real Bird Ranch, adjacent to the Little Bighorn Battle site, near Hardin, Montana, to watch the 21st Annual Battle of the Little Bighorn Re-enactment. For four days men will dress in cavalry...

 By Caitlin Sievers    Opinion    June 19, 2014

Tales of a coffee-holic: Hit the road

Many of the Americans I encounter seem to think they know a lot about geography. Most of them are wrong. When I lived in Denver and told anyone there that I was from Indiana, they would ask if I grew up in South Bend or Indianapolis. I had to reply,...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 19, 2014

22nd annual state science meet draws 66 students from across Nebraska

Sixty-six eighth-grade students from 24 schools across Nebraska attended UNMC's 22nd annual State Science Meet June 5-7, for an educational and fun experience. Participating from Sidney Middle School...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    June 19, 2014

Castner elected as UNL student officer

For The Sun-Telegraph University of Nebraska-Lincoln students elected a new slate of officers and representatives this spring for the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska, the student government body. The students will represent...

 By Dave Faries    Sports    June 19, 2014

Mixing competition with camaraderie

"I'm definitely not in shape," Sidney wrestler Michael Muggli said after beating John Todd by a 9-1 decision Wednesday night. High school wrestling's regular season ended four months ago. The new...

 By Michelle Onstott - For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    June 19, 2014

Pitch and Catch

Sidney's Arik Doty strikes a pose as he prepares to catch a fastball just below the hitter's knees during Tuesday's game against Alliance.... Full story