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Articles from the October 28, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 28, 2015

Police activity near North Elementary causes school delay

After a four and a half hour-standoff with authorities, a 44-year-old man was placed into protective custody Wednesday morning in Sidney. Police and sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence near North Elementary School at about 3 a.m., Cheyenne...

 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    October 28, 2015

4 vying for 3 spots on Peetz school board

The town of Peetz was able to listen to four candidates running for three spots on its Board of Education Tuesday evening. Tiffany Vallier, Loretta Coakley, Nick Fehringer and Michael Hill are...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    October 28, 2015

Firm approved for Sidney city manager search

The search is on for a new Sidney city manager. On Tuesday, city councilors approved a proposal from Texas-based J.D. Gray Group, an executive recruitment firm, to help lead the search. At a cost of $27,500, J.D. Gray will consult with stakeholders...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 28, 2015

SRMC volunteer honored with 'The Caring Kind' award

LINCOLN – A volunteer at Sidney Regional Medical Center was the recipient of "The Caring Kind" award in a ceremony held last Friday. Sandy Fornander was one of 78 hospital volunteers or workers reco...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    October 28, 2015

Veteran's History Project: Frederick H. "Fritz" Guenther

George E. Fehringer U.S. Army 1942-1945 Corporal EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 28, 2015

Peetz High School classmates meet

Graduates, classmates and spouses who attended Peetz High School met at the Atwood Grill in Atwood, Colo., on Oct. 10. Those from the greatest distance were Daryl and Bonnie Dallege from Redding, Calif. Those who came from Sterling, Colo., were:...

 Community    October 28, 2015

Community Calendar 10-28-15

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 “Emmersynne... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    October 28, 2015

Wheat Belt PPD holds ice cream social

Wheat Belt Public Power District sponsored an ice cream social at Sidney Regional Nursing Home on Monday. This stop was just one of many to be made as part of the October celebration. Choosing to...

 By Edward Jones    Community    October 28, 2015

Beware of scary inhabitants of the investment world

In just a few days, witches, zombies and vampires will be converging on your house, asking for candy. As is the case every Halloween, you’ll likely be merely amused over the sight of these costumed characters. But in other areas of life, such as...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 28, 2015

Sidney spikes Kimball in 3

The Sidney High School volleyball team wrapped up its regular season on Tuesday night, defeating Kimball and pushing its overall record up to .500. The Lady Raiders downed Kimball in straight sets, 25-22, 25-19, 25-16. Sidney is now 15-15 heading...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 28, 2015

Leyton volleyball posts three wins

The Leyton High School volleyball team posted three victories in a four-team tournament it hosted on Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Warriors improved to 22-8 and begin sub-district play next week. Leyton downed Banner County 25-15, 25-8, rolled past...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Sports    October 28, 2015

Potter-Dix picks up win No. 22

The Potter-Dix High volleyball team chalked up another victory during its successful 2015 campaign on Tuesday. The Lady Coyotes improved to 22-3 after bouncing Creek Valley in straight sets 25-16, 25-17, 25-14. Regyn Hicks, Dawson Sharman and Audrey...