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Articles from the October 9, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 9, 2015

Official groundbreaking held for new aquatic center

While work has already begun on the new Sidney Outdoor Aquatic Center, city officials, community members and project workers held an official groundbreaking at the site on Friday morning. The pool is...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    October 9, 2015

Pre-K students tour fire department

As part of Fire Prevention Week, the pre-kindergarteners at the Learning Korner Preschool took a field trip to visit the Sidney Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday afternoon. "It's really just a...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 9, 2015

Sidney Public Library to hold edible book contest

The Friends of the Sidney Public Library will celebrate National Friends of the Library Week from Oct. 18-24. To kick off the week, the group is hosting an edible book contest. Edible creations can take any form, but must have a literary theme....

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    October 9, 2015

Across The Fence: Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain, Part I

In the fall of 1805, Lewis and Clark arrived on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains where they encountered the Nez Perce Indians and found them to be friendly and exceptionally hospitable. In fac...

 Obituaries    October 9, 2015

Barry "Buttons" Dwain Madden

Barry "Buttons" Dwain Madden, 63, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at V.A. hospital in Albuquerque, N.M. Barry was born August 11, 1951 in Laramie to Dwain and Ellen Madden. He joined the Army in... Full story

 Community    October 9, 2015

Community Calendar 10-09-15

Ongoing The Farmer’s Market is held on Saturdays through Oct. 10 at Hickory Street Square in Sidney from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 Annual Single Ladies Winter Car Check will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10. Single ladies are invited to bring their... Full story

 By Eric C. Alm    Community    October 9, 2015

In need of grace

I’m Lutheran, and we Lutherans often get ourselves tied up in knots over the use of the law in the life of faith. I believe, as Luther did, that Scripture reveals Christ through both Law and Gospel. Law, for Lutherans, is whatever convicts us of...

 Community    October 9, 2015

Good Old Days 10-09-15

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 'South a...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 9, 2015

Sidney boys take 2nd place

The Sidney High School boys' cross country team took second place and the girls' squad finished third at the annual Sidney Invite on Thursday afternoon at the Hillside Golf Course. Will Castner, Colli...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 9, 2015

Lady Raiders spike Alliance in straight sets

Sidney High’s volleyball team will look to take some momentum into this weekend’s Western Conference Tournament after defeating Alliance in straight sets Thursday night on the road. The Lady Raiders improved their season mark to 9-12 with the...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 9, 2015

P-D rolls at Paxton Triangular

A trip to the Paxton Triangular on Thursday afternoon could have presented at least one big test for the Potter-Dix High School volleyball team. Instead, the Lady Coyotes sailed to a pair of easy...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 9, 2015

Lady Warriors fall in five sets to Pine Bluffs

The Leyton High volleyball team clashed with Pine Bluffs (Wyo.) on Thursday in a thrilling five-set match. The Lady Warriors came out on the short end of the score though, falling 25-16, 19-25, 25-23, 24-26, 15-11. Leyton stands at 14-6 on the...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 9, 2015

Peetz volleyball falls to Prairie in three sets

Mikenna Curlee had 14 kills for the Peetz High School volleyball team on Thursday, but it wasn’t enough as the Bulldogs fell in straight sets to Prairie 25-22, 25-18, 25-20. Peetz slipped to 2-12, while Prairie improved to 10-4. Jodie Schumacher...