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Articles from the August 28, 2015 edition

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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 28, 2015

Wheat Belt's training field named in honor of Winkelman

The Nebraska Rural Electric Association's Job Training and Safety Coordinator Bob Cooper, along with the Wheat Belt Public Power District, held a dedication ceremony in memory of Don Winkelman on...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    August 28, 2015

High school's Class of '65 to serve as grand marshals for Potter Days

The 2015 Potter Days Grand Marshals are the members of Potter High School's Class of 1965. Twenty-four of the 37 graduates will be celebrating their 50th class reunion the weekend of Sept. 4, 5 and 6...

 By Sun-Telegraph staff    Community    August 28, 2015

Sidney High football team cruises to win in season opener

CHADRON, Neb. -- The Sidney High School football team got off to a fast start Friday night en route to a 41-7 victory over Chadron on the road in the season opener. Chadron scored on its first possession to take a 7-0 lead, but the Red Raiders then...

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    August 28, 2015

Across The Fence: Edmund Guerrier: Custer's scout in 1867

Edmund Gasseau Choteau Guerrier was born in a Cheyenne Indian village along the Smoky Hill River, when what would become Kansas Territory was then known as a portion of the vast Louisiana Purchase....

 Community    August 28, 2015

Community Calendar 08-28-15

Ongoing 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 play... Full story

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    August 28, 2015

Riff and parade

“Life is a lot like jazz,” said George Gershwin. “It is best when you improvise.” During the 2004 political debates, the radio host Don Imus described the two vice presidential candidates Dick Cheney and John Edwards as “Dr. Doom and the...

 By Kyril McGown    Community    August 28, 2015

Thanksgiving for special days

Many years ago, I remember sitting on a bench in my grandparents’ backyard and listening to him talking to a friend who had stopped by for a visit. I overheard him say, “August is a good month to get work done. There are no holidays in...

 Community    August 28, 2015

Good Old Days 08-28-15

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 'Farm...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    August 28, 2015

Scrimmage helps Raiders set lineups for X-County opener

The Sidney High School cross country teams gathered at the soccer fields near WNCC on Thursday for their annual scrimmage. More than just a friendly outing, the 5K run was the tool by which head...