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Articles from the September 17, 2015 edition

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 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2015

Wyoming man arrested following pursuit that ends near Sidney

A car pursuit that started in Wyoming – and included a short standoff with police – ended near Sidney on Wednesday after state troopers used stop sticks to disable the vehicle. Nebraska law enforcement officials were alerted by the Wyoming...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    September 17, 2015

Last stock of the year

Brian Hahle of Pleasant Valley Fish Farm in McCook placed about 350 pounds of fish that included catfish, rainbow trout and small and large mouth bass in the Legion Park pond on Thursday morning for...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    September 17, 2015

Sidney School Board approves 2015-'16 budget

The Sidney School District Board of Education unanimously passed a $17.9 million general budget for 2015-’16 earlier this week. The vote was held after no comments were offered at a public hearing earlier in the meeting on Monday night. In an...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2015

Start of school year often reveals child abuse, neglect

The end of summer and the start of a new school year is an exciting time for most children. But for some, the beginning of school could reveal a dark secret when signs of abuse and neglect these children have suffered over the summer are noticed by...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2015

Local agencies taking back unwanted prescription drugs

The Sidney Police Department, in cooperation with he Panhandle Prevention Coalition, the U.S. Department of Justice–Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Office of Diversion Control, will hold another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2015

Final tax levy lower for third straight year

While the traffic and construction may be a headache with the growth of Sidney and surrounding areas, one good side effect is a lower tax levy required by the South Platte Natural Resources District to fulfill its budget needs. For the third...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2015

Agriculture scholarship application available

The Colorado Conservation Tillage Association awards agriculture scholarships each year to outstanding youth who are majoring in agriculture, ag business, horticulture or agronomy who will make a difference in the industry. This year, two $1,000...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    September 17, 2015

Regional West flu shot clinic dates announced

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Regional West Health Services and Regional West Physicians Clinic will hold their annual drive-through flu shot clinic on Oct. 3 and at the walk-in clinic on Oct. 17. The drive-through clinic – for Medicare patients only –...

 Community    September 17, 2015

Community Calendar 09-17-15

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 17, 2015

Cheyenne County State Fair Results

Sidney Allard Purple Ribbon for 4H Environmental & Earth Sciences - 4H Taxidermy - Tanned Hides or Taxidermy Jaxon Benish Purple Ribbon for 4H Healthy Lifestyle Education - 4H You're The Chef -...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 17, 2015

Talking Sports: Looking forward to the big game

Friday night is the big game in Sidney. If you love sports, you love the big games most of all. The Sidney Red Raiders will be hosting the McCook Bison at Weymouth Field on Friday at 7 p.m. Both...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    September 17, 2015

Sidney's Stan Fox claims 2 running wins

Stan Fox, a former Pikes Peak Marathon champion and Sidney resident, won two races recently. Fox ran the Potter Day’s Kickoff 2K on Sept. 4 and then came back to claim first place at the Sidney Girl Scouts 5K run on Sept. 12. At the Girl Scouts...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    September 17, 2015

Sidney preps for big test vs. McCook

While the Sidney Red Raiders football team has opened the last three seasons with a 3-0 record, the fourth contest has so far proved the toughest hurdle in recent times. As Sidney enters week four in...