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Articles from the June 26, 2015 edition

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Annual bike ride raises money for hunger

The 20th annual Nebraska Methodist Bike Ride for Hunger (NUMB) will begin in Ogallala on Saturday evening. Since the first ride in 1996, NUMB has contributed more than $700,000 to help alleviate...


First summer storm of the year

Storm clouds rolled over Cheyenne County on Thursday evening. The brief thunderstorm brought a downpour of rain and high wind gusts. According to the National Weather Service, Sidney received more... Full story


Across The Fence: The Long Hard Pull

I know that I'm not the only person who, from childhood, developed a lasting love of all things "railroad." At the top of that list comes the old steam locomotives that make my pulse pound a little...


Service Notice: Evelyn Jensen

Evelyn Jensen, 96 of Sidney, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Dave Hall... Full story


Service Notice: Dean Hecker

Dean Hecker, 95 of Sidney, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Jim Heithoff... Full story


Service Notice: Donna R. Johnson

Donna R. Johnson, 75 of Sidney, died Thursday afternoon, June 25, 2015 at her home in Sidney. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in the Evangelical Free Church in Sidney with Pastor Doug Birky officiating. Burial... Full story


Engagement: Johnson, Adden to marry

Kayla Johnson and Alex Adden, together with their families, are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage. Kalya is the daughter of Gary Johnson of Potter and the late Patti Johnson. Kayla... Full story


Sidney's Doyle earns academic honor at UW-Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Macie Doyle of Sidney received “High Honors” recognition for the spring semester at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Students who earn a 4.0 grade-point average, which represents all “A” grades, receive highest...


Community Calendar 06-26-15

Ongoing Dalton Prairie Sooner Museum open Saturday and Sundays from 1-4 p.m., for the rest of the summer. June 26 & 27 Maddox Motor Company, located at 564 Glover Road in Sidney, will have the monster truck “Rammunition” on display all day on... Full story

 By Eric C. Alm    Community    June 26, 2015

In a changing world, we get happier as we grow older

When I graduated from college, it seemed like the world was my oyster. The economy was strong, I had a good degree from a good school and was not yet burdened by the numerous concerns that living brings. I was able to get a decent (read: $7.50/hour)...


Good Old Days 06-26-15

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 'Flood...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    June 26, 2015

Wiedeburg will run for UNK

Recent Sidney High School graduate Jachob Wiedeburg was invited by University of Nebraska at Kearney head cross country coach Brady Bonsall to run for the Lopers. Wiedeburg is a three-time state...


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