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Articles from the December 9, 2015 edition

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 By Courtney Fletcher    Community    December 9, 2015

Church donates stuffed bears to law enforcement agencies

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney donated small stuffed bears to local law enforcement agencies and Sidney Regional Medical Center Wednesday morning. The congregation donated money to purchase...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    December 9, 2015

Group hopes to bring summer beer tasting event to Sidney

With temperatures beginning to drop again this weekend, tasting unique craft brewed beer outdoors in the heart of downtown Sidney on a warm June afternoon is a pleasant daydream. A local group is...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    December 9, 2015

Nebraska offering military honor license plates

The state of Nebraska is rolling out new license plates in January to honor veterans and activity duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applications for the plates are available at county treasure's...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    December 9, 2015

Sidney Stage Line route temporarily changed

Sidney Stage Line – the area’s public transportation service – will have a temporary modification to its route beginning Monday. The stop at the Cheyenne County Community Center is being temporarily halted because of the opening of the new...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    December 9, 2015

Veteran's History Project: J. Joseph Hargreaves

J. Joseph Hargreaves Specialist 4 U.S. Army 1958-1961 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 condu...

 Obituaries    December 9, 2015

Laura Lee Burr

Laura Lee Burr of Chappell, passed away at the SRMC Extended Care Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 11, in the Sidney Evangelical Free Church with Pastor... Full story

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    December 9, 2015

4 meetings to be held on road priorities

The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) has scheduled four public meetings across the state to begin discussions on how to best invest $600 million in state highway improvement projects under the next cycle of the Build Nebraska Act (BNA). These...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    December 9, 2015

2 from Sidney inducted into honor society at Chadron State

CHADRON – Chadron State College’s Kappa Kappa chapter of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society inducted 40 new members during the fall semester, including two Sidney residents. Tommy Vail and Jin Zeng, both of Sidney, were inducted into the honor soci...

 Community    December 9, 2015

Community Calendar 12-09-15

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    December 9, 2015

Community celebrates during Christmas at Concordia weekend events

SEWARD - Two students with local ties participated in Christmas at Concordia weekend Dec. 4-6. Students who participated in the concerts include McKenzie Akeson, a sophomore from Chappell and a soprano two in the women’s chorale, and Carly...

 By Edward Jones    Community    December 9, 2015

Check out these end-of-year investment tips

Who knows where the time goes? Although 2015 is almost in the books, you can still make some year-end investment and financial moves that may help you get off to a good start in 2016. Here are a few suggestions: • Boost your 401(k) contributions....

 By Greg Knight    Sports    December 9, 2015

Lady Warriors best Peetz, 50-18

The Leyton girls' basketball rolled to a 50-18 win over Peetz on Tuesday as the Lady Warriors remained unbeaten at 3-0. Peetz fell to 1-2 with the loss. The evening showcased a standout performance...

 Sports    December 9, 2015


BASKETBALL Friday, Dec. 11 Sidney v. Chase County Leyton at South Platte Potter-Dix v. Creek Valley Peetz v. Pawnee Saturday, Dec. 12 Sidney at Sterling, Colo. Potter-Dix at Paxton Creek Valley v. Bayard SIDNEY WRESTLING Saturday, Dec. 12 Sidney at...

 By Greg Knight    Sports    December 9, 2015

Peetz edges Leyton in close one, 56-55

After starting the season with a win-loss split at the the Carlile Classic tournament at home last week, the Peetz Bulldogs basketball team took a close 56-55 win against the Leyton Warriors at home...