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Articles from the December 21, 2015 edition

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UP train collides with semi, derails

A Union Pacific train collided with a semi truck 10 miles west of Sidney early Monday morning. The two crew members aboard the train and a driver and passenger in the truck were not injured, Cheyenne...

 

Cheyenne County Commissioners raise their salary

Beginning in 2017, Cheyenne County Commissioners will receive a bump in pay. On Monday morning, the commissioners approved a resolution increasing their annual salary to $24,500. They currently receiv...

 

CR 189 in Deuel County to be closed beginning Jan. 11

Weather permitting, work on the I-80 bridges at Reference Post 97 will require the temporary closure of a section of County Road 189 in Deuel County beginning the week of Jan. 11, 2016, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads. Interstate...

 

Gas prices fall below $2 per gallon

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.97 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...

 

Service Notice: Josephine F. Lang

Josephine F. Lang, 98 of Littleton, Colo. and former Sidney resident, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the Restore Health and Rehab Center in LaPlata, Md. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 30 with Wake Services... Full story

 

Community Calendar 12-21-15

The Sidney Sun-Telegraph offices will be closed for Christmas beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23 and will reopen on Monday, Dec. 28 at 8 a.m. From our families to yours: Merry Christmas! Ongoing A memorial account has been set up at American... Full story

 

No Till notes: 'Merry Christmas!'

I would like to start by wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is surrounded by family and friends to share in the holiday season together. This is a truly wonderful time of the year! There is an educational opportunity for...

 

Sidney boys rise to 7-0 after weekend wins

It was another weekend sweep for Sidney. Only a week after beating Chase County at home and Sterling, Colo., on the road, the Red Raider boys' basketball team pulled off another two-win weekend with...

 

Three Sidney wrestlers take gold at Bridgeport tourney

The Sidney High School wrestling team wrapped up a big weekend of wins at Ogallala and Bridgeport as the Red Raiders defeated Ogallala and Sutherland on Friday in a pair of duals – and took second place at the Sidney-Bridgeport Invitational...

 

Leyton Warriors boys' squad take win over Banner County, loss to Hemingford

The Leyton Warriors boys’ basketball team took a split at home over the weekend as they defeated Banner County on Friday night and fell in a close game Saturday to Hemingford. The Warriors are now 3-3 overall, though they are still tied with Creek...

 

Lady Coyotes extend to 5-0

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes rose to 5-0 on Friday after defeating Caliche (Colo.) in a 59-32 smashing. Junior Alexus Rozelle led the way with 14 points, adding to 11-point performances from teammates Dawson Sharman and Cortney Lewis for the win. In...

 

Wilson nets a double-double in Peetz win

Cody Wilson’s double-double led the Peetz Bulldogs boys’ basketball team to a 54-35 win over league for Prairie on Friday. Wilson scored 24 points, all on two-pointers, to lead the team. The junior added to his offensive showing by grabbing 10...

 

Lady Bulldogs fall to 2-4 after loss to Prairie

The Peetz Lady Bulldogs dropped to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in 1A North Central standings after a 44-31 league loss to Prairie on Friday. For Peetz, it was mostly a case of being outgunned early as the Lady Mustangs outscored the Lady Bulldogs 30-14 in...

 

Potter-Dix boys fall to Caliche at home, 67-30

The Potter-Dix boys’ basketball team fell to Caliche (Colo.) on Friday in a 67-30 loss. The loss drops the Coyotes to 1-4 overall, though the squad still sits at .500 among D2-11 teams at 1-1. Outscored by nine points in the first period, the...

 

Lady Storm cagers outlast Banner County, 43-23

The Creek Valley Lady Storm won its league game against Banner County on Saturday, 43-23. Junior Jessie Straber took over as the offensive backbone of the squad, scoring 15 points off seven baskets and a free throw. It was an all-around team effort...

 

Sidney girls win two in a row at home

The Sidney girls’ basketball team is now tied for first place with Scottsbluff in the District B-6 standings at 1-0 after beating Alliance at home on Saturday, 44-35. The Lady Raiders also picked up a win on Friday by beating Ft. Morgan, Colo.,...

 

Lady Warriors at 5-1 after win, loss

The Leyton Lady Warriors girls’ basketball team took a win-loss split at home over the weekend as they defeated Banner County on Friday night and lost Saturday to Hemingford. With the split, the Lady Warriors move to 5-1 overall. They are tied with...

 

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