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Articles from the December 23, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    December 23, 2015

Sidney students take first at cultural expressions competition

A group of Sidney High School students took home a pair of first-place finishes at a cultural expressions competition in Denver earlier this month. The Metropolitan State University of Denver Chicano/...

 By Greg Knight    Community    December 23, 2015

City forced to seek alternate aquatic center funding due to Cabela's uncertainty

Uncertainty about the future of Cabela's has trickled down to the City of Sidney's financing of the aquatic center. The bonding agency for the city, Ameritas Investment Corp., has declined to sell...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    December 23, 2015

Veteran's History Project: Kenneth W. Mueller

Kenneth W. Mueller Staff Sergeant U. S. Army World War II 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...

 Obituaries    December 23, 2015

Frank M. Cox

Frank M. Cox, 69 of Lodgepole, passed away at his home Monday, Dec. 21. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 28 in the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel with Pastor Lawrence Vance officiating.... Full story

 Community    December 23, 2015

Community Calendar 12-23-15

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 23, 2015

Local students earn academic all-state awards

Several local students have been honored by the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) for the fall 2015 academic all-state awards. Sidney students who received the award are: Brenner Keane and Jacob Schaub, boys cross country; Abigail Heller...

 By Edward Jones    Community    December 23, 2015

What to look for from a financial advisor

There’s a lot to know about investing, so it’s a good idea to get some professional help. But with so many financial advisors out there, how can you choose one that’s right for you? You may have to interview several prospective financial...

 By Jan Knicely    Community    December 23, 2015

Joy to the world!

We are about to come to the end of an exciting time in the church year…Advent. Many Christian churches celebrate Advent four Sundays and weeks before Christmas. Advent means “coming” in Latin. This refers to the coming of Jesus into the world....

 Community    December 23, 2015

Good Old Days 12-23-15

Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. Fifty Years Ago...

 By Greg Knight    Sports    December 23, 2015

Cabela's Holiday Shootout starts Monday

After a weeklong break, the Sidney boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will play at the annual Cabela’s Holiday Shootout, which begins Monday and runs through Wednesday, Dec. 30. Games will be played at Sidney High School and Sidney Middle...