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Articles from the September 24, 2015 edition

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'Sad day' for Cabela's: Cabela's lays off nearly 70 corporate employees

Nearly 70 employees in Cabela's corporate operations were laid off Wednesday. "The majority of the people were in Sidney, but there were people affected in Denver and Lincoln," said Doug Means,... Full story


Cabela's reaches settlement to improve hiring of minorities

Cabela’s has reached a settlement with a federal agency after the Sidney-based retailer was alleged to have failed to adequately recruit and hire minorities. The company has entered into a nationwide agreement to strengthen and improve its hiring... Full story


Aliens and Strangers Music lands in downtown Sidney

Local residents can continue their passion for music or pick up an instrument for the first time at the new store located at 932 10th Ave. in downtown Sidney. The old Salvation Army building has been...


Last-minute plea deal reached in Thurow case

Robert Thurow Jr. reached a last-minute deal with prosecutors just before his trial was set to begin on Wednesday. The 50-year-old Sidney man pleaded guilty to child abuse, a class I misdemeanor, in...


Sidney Police taking back unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday

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 this...


Scoular serves up more than pie at customer appreciation event

Local farmers weren't the only ones to benefit from a recent customer appreciation event hosted by employees of the Scoular Company's grain elevator in Sidney. While the 120 local guests who attended...


Community Calendar 09-24-15

Ongoing The Cheyenne County 4-H Clover Kid’s will begin meeting monthly starting in October from 3:45-5 p.m. Meetings will be held in three locations this year – Potter, Sidney and Gurley. The program is for children ages 5 to 7. Participants...


A fork in the road

Yogi Berra played catcher for the New York Yankees for 19 years, from 1946 until 1965. Noted for his funny expressions, such as, “It ain’t over ‘till it’s over,” and “I didn’t say everything I said,” his most quoted malapropism is... Full story


Red Raiders aim to bounce back

The Sidney High School football team will look to bounce back from its first loss of the season when it heads east Friday to play Lexington. The Red Raiders lost at home last week to McCook after...



For the second consecutive week, the Sidney Middle School 7th- and 8th-grade volleyball teams won tournaments – this time at the Alliance Invitational held last Saturday. Both teams defeated...


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