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Articles from the November 23, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    November 23, 2015

Christmas Kickoff on tap for Saturday

The annual Holidays in Hickory Square Christmas Kickoff will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. According to Bev Arellano of the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce, the event draws a couple hundred...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    November 23, 2015

County unemployment rate up slightly

The unemployment rate in Cheyenne County rose slightly in October, to 2.3 percent. According to preliminary data recently released by the Nebraska Department of Labor, that's a 0.2 percent increase...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 23, 2015

National gas average projected to hit $1.99 on Thanksgiving

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – Americans hitting the road for Thanksgiving will certainly have something to be extra thankful for: the cheapest gasoline prices since March 2009. The low prices are showing up just in time for millions of motorists that are...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 23, 2015

City offices to be closed Thursday, Friday

The City of Sidney will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27, in observance of Thanksgiving. All city departments will be closed, including the landfill and the library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The solid...

 Obituaries    November 23, 2015

Death Notice: Randy W. White Sr.

Randy W. White Sr., 53 of Potter, passed away at his home, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Randy’s care and funeral... Full story

 Community    November 23, 2015

Community Calendar 11-23-15

Upcoming VENDORS WANTED for 2nd Annual Christmas Craft Show to be held on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp, Ft. Sidney Rd and Toledo Street, in Sidney. Please get your reservations in by Dec. 10! For more... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 23, 2015

COMPASS offered to Creek Valley students

Creek Valley seniors who are thinking about taking college courses from a community college next school year have the opportunity to take the COMPASS. The COMPASS is a college placement assessment. Western Nebraska Community College will offer this...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    November 23, 2015

Drop, add dates announced for CV students

Creek Valley Senior High Students who wish to change their schedule for the second semester may do so Dec. 7-9. This will be the only time students will be allowed to change their schedules for the second semester.   The procedure is as follows: 1....

 By Bryan Krajeski    Opinion    November 23, 2015

Letter To The Editor: Thanksgiving generosity

My wife and I were traveling from the San Francisco Bay Area to Omaha for Thanksgiving. We stopped in the Safeway Starbucks on our way to Omaha and we struck up a conversation with a random customer and her two kids. They were the nicest family and... Full story

 By Mark Watson    Community    November 23, 2015

No Till notes: 'Power of Legumes, part 2'

Modern day agricultural producers are constantly striving to lower production costs and improve their stewardship of the land. Many producers have adopted conservation agricultural systems as a means to lower production costs and improve the health...