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Articles from the December 15, 2017 edition

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School Board Accepts Means' Resignation

Cheyenne County School District #1 bid a reluctant farewell to one of its own at its regular meeting Monday. Board member Doug Means, who has served since 2013, tendered his resignation effective as of the end of Monday’s meeting. Means is moving...

 

Christmas Light Winners

Winners were announced this week for the annual Christmas House Lighting Contest, sponsored by the Cheyenne County Tourism Board. Four winners were awarded. First place went to the Cook household...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 15, 2017

Review Leaves Leyton With Difficult Decisions

Leyton’s school board will be wrestling with a difficult decision in the coming weeks. At its meeting Wednesday, the board was presented with information that could potentially see significant...

 

Historic Preservation Program A Boost For Business, Community

Artistic attraction is sometimes related to historic relevance. The interest in facades changes from stone mortar to hewn timber, then to framed and painted. The attraction continues when it shows a... Full story

 

Historic Preservation Board reviews 'The Rock' signage

A Sidney business is ready to hang the proverbial shingle. The question is how and under what guidelines since it is working with the Historic Preservation Program. The Historic Preservation Board...

 

Setting New Light Pole

Setting new light pole: Workers were busy early Thursday setting a new light pole at the southwest corner of Illinois and Thirteenth....

 

Colors of Christmas

Kindergarten students at Central Elementary School sing of the "Red and Green," the colors of Christmas, during the Dec. 12, Christmas Sing....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 15, 2017

Wrestlers Travel to Bridgeport

The Sidney Red Raiders Wrestling team is preparing for the upcoming Bridgeport-Sidney Invitational Tournament on Saturday at Bridgeport High School. Eighteen teams representing Nebraska, Colorado,...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 15, 2017

Sidney Wrestlers Reach Milestones

A strong work ethic, great practice habits, and a passion for the sport are a few of the necessary elements for success in wrestling. Being blessed with natural athletic ability is also a big help in...

 

Sidney Dozen All-State In Academics

Each year the Nebraska School Activities Association and the Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association recognize students who have been nominated by their schools. A dozen Sidney athletes were...

 

Churches' Aid Request Denied

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied an emergency request for relief funds by three Texas churches damaged during Hurricane Harvey that are suing the federal government over how it offers disaster aid to houses of worship. The churches are...

 

Kim Jong Un

The news out of Korea is a mix of bad and good, but perhaps more lopsided on the side of bad. President Donald Trump continues to accelerate his war of words with North Korea, by calling the rogue nation’s dictator, Kim Jong Un, “Little Rocket...

 

Improving HHS Operations

Here at the State of Nebraska, we’re working every day to build a government which is more effective and more efficient. When I took office, I identified the Department of Health and Human Services...

 

Priscilla C. Trowbridge - Obituary

Priscilla Corinna Trowbridge, 44, of Mesa, AZ formerly of Sidney, NE passed away on Aug. 2, 2017 in Mesa, AZ. She is survived by her mother Lupe Trowbridge of Sidney, NE, her daughters Corissa...

 

Larry D. Shelley - Obituary

Larry D. Shelley, age 72 of Sidney, NE passed away, Monday, December 11, 2017. Memorial graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, December 15th in the Greenwood Cemet...

 

Alvina C. (Neel) Rogers - Obituary

Alvina C. (Neel) Rogers went to be with her Lord December 6, 2017, at her home in Rapid City, SD. She was born August 26, 1954, in Dalton, NE. She graduated from high school in Ephrata, WA, in 1972. Alvin married Hershal D. Rogers in July of 1973 at...

 

Laurence A. Hansen - Obituary

Laurence Hansen, 83 of Rapid City, South Dakota and a former Potter area resident died Saturday evening, December 9, 2017 in Rapid City. Graveside services and burial will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, December 15, 2017 in the Potter Cemetery...

 

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