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Articles from the August 13, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    August 13, 2015

And the school bell rings...School back in session in Sidney

Waiting for a school bus to arrive to take them to the high school, a group of soon-to-be freshmen played a game of touch football in the schoolyard at North Elementary a quarter past seven Thursday...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    August 13, 2015

Printz retires after 36 years as Sidney dentist

After serving the Sidney community for 36 years as a dentist, William Printz is retiring. Friends are former patients are welcome to attend a celebration for the dentist on Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Buf...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    August 13, 2015

Sen. Sasse makes stop in Sidney for listening session

Nebraska Republican lawmaker U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse visited Sidney on Wednesday afternoon as part of a series of listening sessions throughout the state. The event was held at 21st Century Equipment....

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    August 13, 2015

Wagon train to travel the Sidney to Deadwood Trail

A major facet of Sidney’s history will be commemorated later this month and again next year when the Sidney to Deadwood Trail is retraced by a wagon train for the first time since the late 19th century. As a rail town, millions of pounds of...

 Obituaries    August 13, 2015

Janice R. Fehringer

Janice R. Fehringer, 78 of Gering, passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 9, 2015 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, NE. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 14, with... Full story

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    August 13, 2015

Night of Hope donation

The Salvation Army in Sidney presented a $500 check to Brenda Noel, president of the Night of Hope Foundation, to be used toward the meal portion of the Night of Hope Cancer Walk. Pictured, from... Full story

 Community    August 13, 2015

Community Calendar 08-13-15

Dalton Prairie Sooner Museum open Saturday and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. for the rest of the summer. The Farmer’s Market is held on Saturdays through Oct. 10 at Hickory Street Square in Sidney from 8 -11 a.m. The Bridge Marathon will begin playing... Full story

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    August 13, 2015

1st day of school: Linda Cliatt-Wayman

“Miss! Miss! Why do you keep calling this a school?” asked Ashley. “This is not a school!” It was an awkward moment, at an assembly, in November 2002. Because a fight had broken out that morning, the school’s new principal, an angry Linda...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    August 13, 2015

Talking Sports: Gifford will be missed by many

I was sorry to hear about the death of Frank Gifford earlier this week. He was the last surviving member of the greatest sports broadcast booth there ever was. Gifford's playing days with the New...