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Articles from the March 19, 2013 edition

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 By John Roark    Sports    March 19, 2013

Sidney, Creek track teams have strong showing

CHADRON — Getting three wins on both the girls’ and boys’ teams, the Sidney High School track teams put up strong performances at Saturday’s Chadron State College indoor meet. “It was a... Full story

 

CCCC conducting registrations this weekend for baseball, softball

SIDNEY — Sidney American Legion Post 17’s Senior baseball team will be holding registration for the upcoming summer season this weekend, March 23-24, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. both days, at the Cheyenne County Community Center. Registration fee for...

 

Peetz baseball squad opens with road sweep of Weldon Valley

WELDONA — Getting strong pitching, and running with abandon on the basepaths, the Peetz (Colo.) High School baseball team opened its season Monday afternoon with an 11-6, 12-2 sweep of host Weldon County. “We were aggressive,” coach Darrin...

 

Heat make it 23 straight

BOSTON (AP) — The longest winning streak in NBA history is still 10 victories away for the Miami Heat. So it will be a while before Dwyane Wade really focuses on matching the 33-game run of the Los Angeles Lakers. “Not ‘til we get to 32,” he...

 

Sidney Speech Team finishes third at district meet

The Sidney High School Speech Team placed third out of eight schools at the Class B-6 District Speech Contest held in Gering on March fifteenth. Gering won the championship and Ogallala was the...

 

Lincoln eyes access to health emergency money

LINCOLN (AP) — Officials from Lincoln and Lancaster County could allow the health director to access millions of dollars set aside for health emergencies under an ordinance being considered by the city’s leaders. The Community Health Endowment Fu...

 

Sidney High School students take EXPLORE test

Sidney High School students tested on Tuesday during periods 1-5. Freshman will take the EXPLORE test: Taking EXPLORE is a great way to get a head start on the ACT test and to make sure you’re on track for high school. EXPLORE also: •Helps you...

 

No-till Notes: 'Dryland budgets'

Jessica Johnson, University of Nebraska Extension Educator at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center has been busy this winter working on crop budgets. Jessica has developed budgets for dry land as well as irrigated crops using different crop...

 

Another President like Coolidge is needed

Editor, Calvin Coolidge became President of the United States in 1923 following the untimely death of President Harding and served through 1929. He had previously served as Governor of Massachusetts and was dedicated to budgeting and lower taxes. He... Full story

 

Lisana's Lines

In my haste to pack and get ready to move last month, I forgot to pause and reflect upon an anniversary that forever changed the way that I feel when I attend indoor events and concerts. On Feb. 20, 2003, I was living in Buzzards Bay, Mass. On this... Full story

 
 By Mike Johanns    Opinion    March 19, 2013

Restoring responsible health care

Getting in to see your doctor on short notice can be a headache. But imagine being required to schedule an appointment before you can use your own money to buy Aspirin for a headache. Unfortunately, because of the new health care law, this is a...

 

Country music's Jack Greene dies in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Jack Greene, a longtime Grand Ole Opry star who earned fame with the hit “There Goes My Everything,” has died in Nashville at 83. The song showed off his deep voice, made him a star and earned him the single of the year...

 

Eugene 'Gene' Sell

Eugene ‘Gene’ Sell 1940 to 2013 Eugene “Gene” Sell, 72, of Kimball, lost his battle with lung cancer on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver. Funeral...

 

August wedding planned in Lincoln

Amber Maddox and Ben Vraspir will be joined in marriage on August 10, 2013, at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, in Lincoln. Amber Maddox is the daughter of Jeff and Donna Maddox of Sidney. Amber is a...

 

Taking care once illness strikes is critical to wellness

An antibiotic is a medicine that destroys bacteria. An antibiotic will not help your body fight a cold or flu because these infections are caused by viruses, not bacteria. Antibiotics will neither prevent nor, fight viruses. Antibiotics will not...

 

Inaugural Lego building competition a towering success

The inaugural Lego building competition at the Cheyenne County Community Center. There were three age categories comprised of 47 entrants. Competitors were first asked to build a vehicle, then a...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 19, 2013

Commissioners dig deeper into gravel mine issue

Discussion on the Pine Bluffs Gravel and Excavating Inc. application for a conditional use permit for the proposed use of a gravel mine to operate a ready-mix concrete batch plant continued at the... Full story

 

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