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Articles from the December 20, 2017 edition

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Commissioners Approve Pay Raises

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved a 3 percent pay increase for elected officials, all except themselves. The decision was made following an executive session of about 20 minutes. The i...

 

Being Blessed While Spreading Christmas Blessings

The oven is open, expelling heat and the aroma of a freshly-baked turkey. On the other side of the kitchen, Grandma is busy with the finishing touches on her recipe for strawberry rhubarb pie while...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 20, 2017

Visitors Center Takes On New Role

Beginning Jan. 1, Sidney will begin to play a role in providing tourism information to travelers with interest in western Nebraska. The Sidney Visitor's Center already plays a large role in promoting...

 

City Holiday Schedule and Services

The City of Sidney will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas. All City Departments will be closed both days, including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The...

 

King's Daughters Distribute Annual Christmas Boxes

Christmas cheer is being delivered to area residents in many forms via the local King's Daughter's organization. The cheer comes in the form of a sweet treat, warm gloves or a Christmas meal. "About...

 

PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVES: New Publication Looks At State's Secondary Aquifers

Nebraska's underlying geological formations store more groundwater than any other state, and in western Nebraska groundwater is used for irrigation, livestock, municipal water systems, rural homes,...

 

Accident Report

A Sidney woman escaped injury when the vehicle she was driving Dec. 15 collided with a deer on Highway 30. Ingrid Einspahr, 49, of Sidney, was driving a 2009 Toyota four-door sedan west on Highway 30 when the car collided with a deer between...

 

Sidney Wrestlers Win Bridgeport

1 Sidney 247.0 2 Bridgeport 191.0 3 Sterling High School 175.5 4 Ogallala 175.0 5 Burlington 164.0 6 Hemingford 104.0 7 Mitchell 85.0 8 Burns 84.0 9 Cheyenne East 80.0 10 Arcadia-Loup City 66.0 11...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 20, 2017

Lady Warriors Prevail Over Banner County

DALTON — The Leyton Lady Warriors defeated the Banner County Wildcats 44-39 in a hard-fought conference game Friday night at home. After pulling ahead 22-13 at the half, Leyton survived a comeback...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 20, 2017

Potter-Dix Falls To Caliche

The Potter-Dix Coyotes stood no chance against a powerhouse Caliche team, falling 66-9 at home during Friday’s non-conference matchup. The Coyotes were shut out in both the first and fourth...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 20, 2017

Peetz Bulldogs Dominate Prairie's Mustangs 56-19

Peetz — The Peetz Bulldogs won big against the Prairie Mustangs in Friday’s home conference matchup. The Bulldogs opened up the game with a 22-0 first quarter and were never seriously challenged...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 20, 2017

Lady Raiders Power Past Fort Morgan

The Sidney Lady Raiders defeated the Fort Morgan Lady Mustangs 51-35 Friday with a solid defensive effort that left the Lady Mustangs frustrated and enabled Sidney to pull away in the 4th quarter for...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 20, 2017

Lady Storm Powers Past Banner County

The Lady Storm won their second game of the season over the weekend against the Banner Wildcats, 59-30. The Lady Storm started fast and built a 28-13 lead in the first half with excellent defense and...

 

Sidney 1-1 In Weekend Action

Sometimes building up a big lead can lead to a big letdown. The Red Raiders almost learned that lesson the hard way, but were able to hold on for the win against an aggressive and determined Fort...

 

Lady Radiers defeated Alliance 48-19

Sidney sophomore MJ Johnstone stretches between three Alliance defenders on her way to a layup Saturday. The Lady Radiers defeated Alliance 48-19....

 

Good News for the Economy

This is the season of good news, and the economic potential we are currently seeing in our country is no exception. The unemployment rate has fallen to a 17-year low, a signal of rising opportunity in America. The Trump administration’s commitment...

 

STRAIGHT TALK: Getting Ready for the New Legislative Session

As 2017 draws to a close, I sit by the fire with pen and paper in hand, reflecting on all that has transpired since I first took office back in January 2017. It has truly been an honor and a...

 

Reducing the Budget

Every successful organization and household has to manage a budget. Our farmers and ranchers work to control the cost of inputs so that they operate profitably when it comes time to market their...

 

Kenneth Casey Nichols - Obituary

Kenneth Casey Nichols, of Creede, CO, passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the age of 65. Casey was born to parents Henry and Gaynell Nichols on October 1, 1952 in Flagler, CO. He was the youngest of three and attended Peetz High...

 

June L. Gabor - Obituary

June L. Gabor, 89, of Sinking Spring, PA passed away on December 16, 2017 at her residence. Born in Gurley, NE she was the daughter of the late Arthur Ross Handley and Gladys (Sellers) Handley. June...

 

Timothy Haessler - Service Notice

Timothy Haessler, age 59 of Sidney, NE passed away December 16, 2017 at Sidney Care and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Friday, December 22nd in the Christian Life Center with Pastor Pete Morgan officiating. Friends may...

 

Marjorie (Devier) Shupe - Service Notice

Marjorie Shupe, age 89 of Scottsdale, AZ and former Dalton Resident passed away, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Scottsdale. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, January 26th, 2018 with a wake service at 5:30 P.M., Thursday, January...

 

Marguerite E. Young - Service Notice

Marguerite Young, age 85 of Forest Hills, MD and former Cheyenne County, NE resident passed away in Maryland, Wednesday, November 29, 2017. A memorial graveside service will be held at the Dalton Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers,...

 

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