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Articles from the October 19, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 19, 2015

Cornerstone set for new Sidney hospital

Officers of the Grand Lodge of Masons from throughout Nebraska gathered in Sidney on Friday afternoon to perform a cornerstone laying ceremony at the new Sidney Regional Medical Center hospital. Two...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    October 19, 2015

Cancer survivors, patients invited to enjoy spa day at WNCC

October is a time to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month and celebrate the lives of those who have overcome the disease or are still battling it. Alice Macht, a cosmetology professor at Western...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 19, 2015

19 die on Nebraska roadways in September

Nineteen people were killed in traffic accidents on the state’s roadways during September, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads. There were 27 fatalities on the roads in September 2014. Last month, the 19 fatalities...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 19, 2015

Egging selected as 'Artist of the Month'

"How do you do that?" That is a phrase often heard by artists, as if creating something magical. But most artists have studied techniques and have done a lot of practicing to get to the place where th...

 By Larry Brown    Community    October 19, 2015

Homecoming King and Queen

Sidney High School seniors Ryan Birner and Emily Mahr were named Homecoming king and queen on Friday night....

 Obituaries    October 19, 2015

Tabitha R. Davis

Tabitha R. Davis, 29 of Sidney, passed away at her home, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20 in the Christian Life Center with Pastor Jim Gerhold and... Full story

 Community    October 19, 2015

Community Calendar 10-19-15

Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American National Bank (Main Bank and Drive up locations) for Tabitha Davis. Donations can be made to: “Tabitha Davis Memorial Fund” to help defray expenses and to benefit twin daughters... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 19, 2015

Gas prices dip on average over past week in Nebraska

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.45 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 By Mark Watson    Community    October 19, 2015

No till notes: '7,000,000,000-plus and counting on our planet'

The United Nations estimates that the world population has now surpassed 7.3 billion humans living on our planet. It took 123 years, from 1804 to 1927, to go from a population of 1 billion to 2 billion people on our planet.  The United Nations estim... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 19, 2015

Potter-Dix wins MAC volleyball championship

The Potter-Dix High School volleyball team continued to show its dominance this season, rolling to the Minuteman Athletic Conference tournament title on Saturday. The Lady Coyotes won three matches on the day and improved to 21-2 this season....

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 19, 2015

Garden County rolls to 70-24 win vs. Leyton

Garden County High School got off to a fast start as it stayed unbeaten this season with a 70-24 victory over Leyton on Friday night. Garden County scored 30 points in the opening quarter and added 18 more in the second to open up a 48-12 advantage...

 By Daler Maier    Sports    October 19, 2015

Potter-Dix posts first win of year, tops South Platte

POTTER – The Potter-Dix High School's football team got its first win of the season in style. The Coyotes jumped out to the early lead and went on to defeat visiting South Platte for a 54-20 win on...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 19, 2015

Nelson runs wild in Peetz victory

Jordan Nelson rushed for more than 200 yards and scored three touchdeowns to help boost the Peetz High School football team to a 45-21 victory over host Pawnee on Friday night. Nelson carried the ball 19 times for 210 yards and found the end zone...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 19, 2015

Winless Creek Valley falls to Hemingford, 66-0

Hemingford High School ripped off 41 points in the first quarter and cruised to a 66-0 victory on Friday night over winless Creek Valley. Hemingford, which improved to 6-1, added three more touchdowns in the second quarter to open a 60-0 by...

 By Rob Langrell    Sports    October 19, 2015

Sidney's Wintholz uses Homecoming to honor relative

Even before the 2015 football season started, Tyler Wintholz was looking to do something "special." Most would expect that statement to simply mean catch a lot of passes and score touchdowns in...