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Articles from the September 8, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 8, 2015

Lodgepole marks long weekend with Old Settlers' Days

LODGEPOLE – Months of preparations and the efforts of countless volunteers were on display in Lodgepole last weekend as the 91st Old Settlers' Days took place. Tammy Sherman, Lodgepole village...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 8, 2015

Potter Days celebrates community, past and present

POTTER – The streets of Potter were bustling last weekend as residents and visitors turned out for the annual Potter Days event. Festivities began on Thursday when Brooke Glass was crowned Miss...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 8, 2015

Gas prices drop in past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.52/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has...

 By Mark Watson    Community    September 8, 2015

No Till Notes: 'Ogallala Aquifer'

I had a nice visit with Dwayne Beck the other day. Many of you are familiar with Beck as he has been a pioneer in no-till crop production in the High Plains. He manages the Dakota Lakes Research Farm near Pierre, S.D., and will be celebrating their...

 Obituaries    September 8, 2015

Billy Harrison Almstrum

Billy Harrison Almstrum was born July 1, 1927 near Oakdale, Neb. to Bror Hjalmer (Bill Harrison) Almstrum, a Swedish immigrant, and Judith Ruth Marie Nilson Almstrum, the daughter of Swedish immigrant... Full story

 Obituaries    September 8, 2015

Dorothy L. Nienhueser

Dorothy L. Nienhueser, 91 of Sidney, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center early Saturday morning, Sept. 5, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9 in the... Full story

 Community    September 8, 2015

Community Calendar 09-08-15

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... Full story

 By Casey Cortney    Community    September 8, 2015

Physical Therapy Today: Get back to your prenatal body

Giving birth is a life changing experience. From a physical standpoint, childbirth has a significant impact on a woman’s body. Symptoms can vary greatly, and range from pain and headaches to tightness and incontinence. Aches and pains are common...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 8, 2015

Sidney, Creek Valley compete at Gering

With 62 points, the Sidney girls' cross country team finished in third place at the Gering Invite on Friday at its season opener. The Raiders were topped in the standings by the Scottsbluff Bearcats...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 8, 2015


Potter-Dix volleyball begins season with win The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes volleyball team won its season opener on Friday with a straight-set victory over the Morrill Lady Lions. Though Morrill (1-1)...

 By John Verser    Sports    September 8, 2015

Turnovers lead to Potter-Dix loss, 52-34

POTTER - Turnovers haunted Potter-Dix in a 52-34 loss Friday to Morrill. The Coyotes turned the ball over eight times, including six times in the second half, leading to their defeat in the 2015...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 8, 2015

Lady Raiders golf team takes first place at North Platte Invitational

The Sidney Red Raiders made the long trip to Lake Maloney Golf Course in North Platte on Friday well worth the ride as they came home with the team title. The Raiders finished with 380 strokes to edge out runner-up Ogallala, which finished at 389....

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 8, 2015

Tailgate BBQ set for Raider's Friday home game

The Sidney Teammates Mentoring Program and Security First Bank and Insurance would like to invite everyone to join them for a pre-game Tailgate Barbecue on Sept. 11. The barbecue will take place in the south parking lot of Sidney High School...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 8, 2015

Peetz comeback falls short

Though Jordan Nelson rushed for 198 yards and Wolf Wenneker threw for 306, the Peetz Bulldogs football team came up just short against the Arickaree/Woodlin Indians on Friday, 58-50. Arickaree (1-0),...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 8, 2015

Sidney Raiders beat Adams Central

HASTINGS - With a one-two punch provided by the size and strength of their offensive line, combined with the speed and depth of their offensive backfield, the Sidney Red Raiders piled up more than...