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Articles from the October 16, 2014 edition

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 By Dawn Graves    Community    October 16, 2014

Sides clash over landmark designation decision

In the anticipation of a discussion about the possible designation of the Fort Sidney Museum, the Post Commander's Home and the Powder House as local landmarks, the Sidney Historic Preservation Board...

 By Everett Johnson    Community    October 16, 2014

Gov. candidate Ricketts makes stop in Sidney

Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts visited Sidney on Wednesday to touch base with residents about problems they wanted fixed and to also give his perspective on the race's issues. Accordin...

 By Everett Johnson    Community    October 16, 2014

Cancer patients, survivors enjoy spa day at WNCC

In one way or another cancer has affected us all. Its ill affect has torn through the protective fabric of many families. Cancer survivors are generally deemed as some of the toughest people around....

 Community    October 16, 2014

Welcoming Arrivals - Kal James Jablonski

Kal James Jablonski  Ryan and Mandi Jablonski of Chappell are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kal James Jablonski, on Sept. 28th at Ogallala Community Hospital. He weighed 11 lbs 1 oz... Full story

 Obituaries    October 16, 2014

Bernice (Foran) Beebe

Bernice (Foran) Beebe, 81 of Sidney, died Wednesday morning, Oct. 15, 2014 at Sidney Regional Medical Center, Extended Care. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Sat., Oct. 18, 2014 in the... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 16, 2014

Ribbon cutting

Kelly Lapp and his wife Kelli cut the ribbon as Patty Thorpe and Shannon Smelley stand by in front of Re/Max Realty Partners' new location at 1340 10th Ave. on Wednesday.... Full story

 By Vern Barrett    Opinion    October 16, 2014

Letter to the Editor: When Ds, Rs and Is cloud our judgment

Dear Editor, I am concerned that our way of government is being corrupted by those of us who are influenced by the “D,” “R” and “I” labels. In recent years, more and more voters in Nebraska use party labels as their only criteria for... Full story

 By Francis Olson    Opinion    October 16, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Student loan solution still missing

Dear Editor, The total owed on student loans in this country has now passed $1 trillion. The federal government will make a profit of at least $66 billion this year. Recently, the U.S. Senate took up a bill to allow some students to renew some higher... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    October 16, 2014

Putting in the work

Sidney varsity football players work on a tackling drill during Tuesday afternoon's practice at West Elementary. Head coach Todd Ekart said his team needs to shore up its defense following its loss... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    October 16, 2014

Talking Sports: Long term, the NBA could benefit from a shortened season

Two future first ballot NBA hall-of-famers – Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James – are both in favor of a shortened regular season. The NBA has played an 82-game season since 1967, when the San Diego Rockets and Seattle Supersonics joined the league...