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Articles from the September 16, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 16, 2015

As summer wanes, Dalton embraces fall

Dalton will celebrate the changing seasons this weekend as the village hosts the Dalton Fall Festival. This year marks the 88th anniversary of the celebration. Jessica Hurt, a member of the...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 16, 2015

Sidney's class of '15 match state, surpass national averages on ACT

Last year's seniors at Sidney High School topped the national average and tied with their peers throughout Nebraska on scores received on the ACT. The ACT is a test that measures college readiness,...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    September 16, 2015

Veteran's History Project - Larry J. Collins

Larry J. Collins Sergeant U.S. Air Force 1961-1966 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    September 16, 2015

Main street makeover strategy

Elizabeth Chase, executive director of the Nebraska Main Street program, stopped in Sidney Wednesday morning to give community members information about the program she heads up. The event was held at...

 Community    September 16, 2015

Engagement: Weingart, Armstrong to marry

Brad and Vicki Weingart of Alliance wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kylen Nicole, to Trace Mitchell Armstrong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Armstrong of Hemingford. Ms. Weingart is a... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 16, 2015

Applications accepted for C.A. Story Foundation grants

The C.A. Story Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015 grants. This foundation was funded by C.A. Story, a former insurance and real estate businessman in Sidney. Those applying for the grant must qualify by being a benevolent...

 Community    September 16, 2015

Community Calendar 09-16-15

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. Fri.-Sun., Sept. 18-20 The Dalton... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 16, 2015

Sidney man meets Rep. Smith in D.C.

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) met with members of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Leadership Academy – including Sidney's Chris Johnson – during their trip last week to the last week to the nation's...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 16, 2015

Sidney spikers drop pair of road matches

BRIDGEPORT – The Sidney Lady Raiders' volleyball team stumbled against a pair of opponents at a Bridgeport triangular Tuesday night. Under the bright lights of Bridgeport High School's new...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 16, 2015

Warriors suffer first loss of year

The Leyton High volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season as it dropped a close four setter to Paxton in Dalton on Tuesday night. The Lady Warriors’ record slipped to 4-1 on the season, while the Tigers remain perfect at 4-0. Leyton...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 16, 2015

Potter-Dix tops Burns Broncs

The beat went on for the Potter-Dix volleyball squad as its turned back Burns (Wyo.) in straight sets. Despite the straight-set win, Burns played the Coyotes tough in the first two sets. Potter-Dix won the match 25-21, 28-26, 25-14. Alexus Rozelle,...

 By John Verser    Sports    September 16, 2015

Banner Co. cancels rest of football season

Injuries and lack of participation have ended the Banner County High School football season prematurely, and could put its future in doubt. Banner County activities director Kari Gifford confirmed this week that the school has canceled the remaining...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 16, 2015

Sidney golfers claim Gering Invite

GERING – With three holes to go in the Gering Invite at Monument Shadows Golf Course on Tuesday, Sidney High's Rachel Blauert was in a tight battle for the individual gold medal. And while the Lady...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 16, 2015

CV squad struggles among big schools

GERING – The Creek Valley Storm traveled to Monument Shadows Golf Course and were among 15 teams competing at the Gering Invite on Tuesday. With much of the field comprised of Class B teams, the...