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Articles from the July 17, 2014 edition

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 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    July 17, 2014

Cabela's program teaches local students

Local kids got a taste of the outdoors lifestyle at the Cabela's retail store on Wednesday. As part of a community service project, participants in a Cabela's developing leaders program instructed...

 
 By Dave Faries    Community    July 17, 2014

Ehler: schools will open on schedule

Following a school board meeting earlier this week in which doubts were raised over the completion of construction projects, board members issued assurances that the school year will begin as scheduled. “Across the district school will be starting... Full story

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    July 17, 2014

City to consider cell tower, gravel permits

The Sidney planning commission will hear several proposals at its Monday meeting that could impact the community. Viaero Wireless, which plans to lease land from owner Sean Blackburn, will ask the planning commission for a conditional use permit to...

 
 Community    July 17, 2014

Engagement: Rasmussen, Owens to marry

Amber Lynn Rasmussen and William Ryan Owens, together with their parents, are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage. Amber is the daughter of Rick and Robbin Rasmussen of Blair, Neb.... Full story

 
 Community    July 17, 2014

Community Calendar 07-17-14

Ongoing Ladies Chamber Farmers Market at Hickory Square every Saturday during summer (through Sept.) from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Any Vendors with produce or crafts are welcome! Contact Margaret Lienemann at 254-7343 for info. School Supplies Sign-up Holy... Full story

 
 By William H. Benson    Opinion    July 17, 2014

Dinosaurs and asteroids

In March of 1992, three astronomers, Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker and David Levy discovered their ninth comet, hence its name, “Shoemaker-Levy 9.” The team determined that S-L9 was orbiting Jupiter now rather than the sun. Because Jupiter is a...

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Opinion    July 17, 2014

Tales of a coffee-holic: The parent trap

All of you out there with children are braver folks than I. It’s not the financial responsibility that scares me. It’s not losing all my free time or devoting a large chunk of my life to other people that makes me hesitant to start a family. The...

 
 By C.J. Cornelius    Opinion    July 17, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Something doesn't add up

It has come to my attention that there is a provision in the Affordable Care Act that says that subsidies can only be extended to recipients who sign up through state exchanges.  There are 36 states that did not set up an exchange and therefore... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 17, 2014

Rosenbaum earns scholarship

Lucas Rosenbaum, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Rosenbaum of Sidney, Nebraska, and Savannah Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Jackson of Valentine, Nebraska, have been named the 2014 recipients of the Charles E. and Myrtle Slagle Fund... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    July 17, 2014

State champs, Sidney ties

Two players and two coaches with ties to the Sidney area were part of a Seward team that won the 2014 Nebraska USSSA 9U AA Gold State Baseball Championship on June 29. Drew Covalt, formerly of... Full story

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    July 17, 2014

Talking Sports: Sidney Seniors Ready to Defend District Crown

After a taxing but successful run through the "dog days" that is the summer baseball season, the Sidney Post 17 senior team will finally make that all-important trek 79 miles north to Alliance for...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    July 17, 2014

Putting in the work

The Sidney Legion Seniors team has been working out all week before their district opener, hoping for a return trip to the state tournament. Scott Phillips fires away from right fi... Full story