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Articles from the December 30, 2016 edition

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 Community    December 30, 2016

Creek Valley Schools to discuss Lodgepole closure

The Creek Valley Schools Board of Education will host an open forum discussion regarding the potential closure of the Lodgepole schools. The board will host two meetings to discuss the possible fate of school operations. First of those will be...

 Obituaries    December 30, 2016

Mickie M. Calahan - Obituary

Mickie M. Calahan, age 65 of Sidney, NE passed away at her home, Sunday, December 25, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, December 30th. Rosary services will be held at 10 a.m. prior to Mass. Both services will be in the St....

 Obituaries    December 30, 2016

Ruth Louise Green Landmesser - Obituary

Ruth Louise Green Landmesser, 94, was born January 21, 1922, in Pocahontas, Iowa, and died December 24, 2016, in Round Rock, Texas. Her parents were Wilbur Ward Green and Lola Vivian Nelson. She had one sister, Evelyn Nelore Green Horst, and two brot...

 By Larry Nelson    Community    December 30, 2016

William E. Simmons Lt. Commander - U.S. Navy - 1966-1987

Having a parent who had served in the US military (Navy) for over 30 years would have an influence on a young man. Upon graduation from high school, William Simmons (Bill) pretty much knew what he was going to be doing the next few years. He had...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    December 30, 2016

Raiders open strong

Sidney's boys basketball team ran Torrington, Wyo. off the court early to open play in the Cabela's Holiday Shootout, notching their fourth win of the season, 55-43. Torrington scored evenly with the Raiders to a 6-6 tie early, then Sidney rolled...

 By Don Ogle    Sports    December 30, 2016

Lady Raider 'D' freezes Torrington

Sidney's Lady Raiders used in-your-face defensive pressure to open the Cabela's Holiday Basketball Shootout with a 51-21 win over Torrington, Wyo. Wednesday. Sidney denied Torrington many chances at the basket throughout the contest, forcing nearly a...