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Articles from the July 31, 2014 edition

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 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    July 31, 2014

Lots of laughs at ventriloquist show

A crowd of fair-goers roared with laughter on Wednesday night as ventriloquist Greg Claassen poked fun at everything from audience footwear to local law enforcement. Claassen, who's touring Nebraska...

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    July 31, 2014

Youth learn ag risks at Commodity Carnival

Local kids will get a chance to learn the risks involved in food production at the Commodity Carnival during this year’s fair. The Commodity Carnival, which will be available at the Cheyenne County fair on Aug. 1, is an interactive, educational...

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    July 31, 2014

Bus not so stuffed

After receiving no response for its Stuff the Bus campaign in Sidney, Wolf Automotive took the situation into its own hands. "We were really disappointed," said JaCee Pilkington, a representative...

 
 Community    July 31, 2014

Welcoming Arrivals - Colum Otto Roth

Colum Otto Roth Zach and Dawn Roth are proud to announce the birth of their son, Colum Otto Roth, on May 4, 2014, weighing 9 lbs. Grandparents are Phil and Patty Kurz of Sidney and Don and Susan Roth... Full story

 
 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 31, 2014

William H. Benson receives Edward Jones Award

“It’s truly an honor to receive recognition for building relationships with those clients we serve,” said Benson. “And it’s quite inspirational to receive an award named after a firm legend such as Frank Finnegan who was dedicated to...

 
 Community    July 31, 2014

Community Calendar 07-31-14

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 31, 2014

Competition vs. cooperation

Two boys were playing badminton, and because Andy played better than Bob, Andy won all the games. Bob threw down his racket, sat on a tree stump, and said, “I won’t play anymore.” So Andy suggested a different game. “Bob, let’s see how long...

 
 By Caitlin Sievers    Opinion    July 31, 2014

Tales of a coffee-holic: Our own satisfaction

I think everyone wants some acknowledgement for a job well done. It’s nice to hear praise, whether it’s for your exceptional flower bed this summer or a project that kept you late at the office last month. Everyone needs positive reinforcement on...

 
 By C.J. Cornelius    Opinion    July 31, 2014

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, This week marks the last that Dr. Cal Cutright will be treating patients at the Sidney Regional Medical Center.   Forty-five years ago he was an outstanding athlete at Sidney High, then known as the “Maroons”. He furthered his... Full story

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    July 31, 2014

Nebraska football hero living up to his status off the field

Around here you might remember him from the ESPY award-winning play known as "The Catch," or the "Miracle at Missouri." The true freshman split back's memorable catch in the end zone saved the...

 
 By Will Korn    Sports    July 31, 2014

Talking Sports: Tulowitzki and CarGo are the foundations of the Rockies, should be untouchable

Since their inception into Major League Baseball in 1993, the Colorado Rockies have always featured one player or a pair of players who have defined the franchise. In the early to mid 90s it was Dante Bichette, who ventured to the Mile High City for...