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Articles from the December 4, 2013 edition

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 By Caitlin Sievers    News    December 4, 2013

Independent-minded Jenkins makes campaign stop in Sidney

The only Independent currently running for a Nebraska seat in the U.S. Senate race thinks the two party system is hobbled by partisanship. Jim Jenkins is a 5th generation Nebraska rancher who believes...

 By Dave Faries    Community    December 4, 2013

Night at the Arts

Members of the band, choir and One Act play performed during a Tuesday night fundraiser. Mitchell Renkert performs a classic rock tune.... Full story

 By Shannon Ireland    Community    December 4, 2013

Church hosts remembrance event

Sunday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, the 17th Worldwide Candle Lighting will take place. The Worldwide Candle Lighting is an event put on by The Compassionate Friends. The event is to remember and honor families who have had... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    December 4, 2013

New pet tags available

Sidney pet owners can begin picking up 2014 dog tags starting Dec. 1. Tags are available at the Sidney Police Department at 1715 Illinois St. Owners must present a certificate indicating a current rabies vaccination for each dog or a license will... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    News    December 4, 2013

A very rare sight

Photo credit: Shelly Peckham A bald eagle tarried for several days at a pond outside of Sidney. Here the bird pauses for a snack.... Full story

 By Matt Volz Associated Press    News    December 4, 2013

Cold snap felt across Rockies, Midwest

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A wintry storm pushing through the Rockies and Midwest is bringing bitterly cold temperatures and treacherous driving conditions blamed in at least six deaths as it threatens crops as far south as California. The wind chill... Full story

 Community    December 4, 2013

Court Briefs - 12-04-13

The following people appeared in Deuel County Court on Thursday Nov. 21, 2013 before the Honorable Randin R. Roland: Roger Stuart, age 61 of Potter, appeared for presentment on a charge of Distribution of Oxycontin, which is a class III felony. His... Full story

 Obituaries    December 4, 2013

Christopher K. Lohman

Christopher K. Lohman 1966 to 2013 Christopher K. Lohman, 47 of Sidney, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2013 at Tecumseh. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6th in the Sidney Church... Full story

 Obituaries    December 4, 2013

Margaret M. 'Peg' Peetz

Margaret M. 'Peg' Peetz 1927 to 2013 Margaret M. 'Peg' Peetz, age 86 of Sidney, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care, Tuesday morning, Dec. 3, 2013. Wake Services will be he... Full story

 Obituaries    December 4, 2013

Patsy Anne Bauer

Patsy Anne Bauer 1941 to 2013 Patsy “Pat/Patty” Anne Bauer left for her eternal life on November 22, 2013 surrounded by loved ones after a strong, brave battle with cancer right to the end. She was born June 29, 1941 in Sidney, to John S. Call... Full story

 By Shannon Ireland    Opinion    December 4, 2013

Out of the black

Watching football with my family on Thanksgiving, I noticed that a large portion of black Friday commercials indicated that they were to start Thursday night. The holiday already gets the short end of the stick with Christmas decorations and music...

 Community    December 4, 2013

Time to check your progress toward your retirement goals

Now that another year is ending, it’s a good time to take stock of where you are on your journey toward financial security. Of course, you could find many different “measuring sticks” to assess your progress, but you can certainly gain...