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Sidney Tree Board Set To Give Away Trees

The Sidney Tree Board will celebrate Arbor Day with its annual tree give-away Saturday, April 28th at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp. This year marks the 32nd year Sidney has been recognized as a Tree City USA community by the National Arbor Day...

 

School Opens Doors to STEAM Activities

The parking spaces were full along the streets surrounding the school. Adults and children entered the school well after normal class time. It was an opportunity for parents and students to...

 

Ladies Treated to a Day Out

While the Friday storm was still melting and nearby highways and interstates still closed from the heavy snow and wind, Sidney businesses were experiencing an influx of ladies visiting area stores and...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    April 18, 2018

Firemen Honor 175 Years Of Service

Sidney volunteer firemen gathered Saturday evening to honor their own, with awards and recognition going out to 10 firefighters with a cumulative total of 175 years of service to the community. Firema...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    April 13, 2018

Girl's Day Out Saturday

A day out with friends is on tap for the girls Saturday, when Girl’s Day Out provides the opportunity for plenty of visiting, the chance to support local businesses, along with a little “shopping...

 

No Better Cause At Sidney High

From gospel to pop, rhythm and blues and more, the a cappella group No Better Cause should have something for every taste when it performs at Sidney High School Saturday in the Performing Arts...

 

Sidney Students Challenged to Better Living

It is no secret the junior high and high school years can be challenging academically and emotionally. Some of the hardest lessons are learned in the hallways, cafeteria and even after school when a...

 

Sidney Chautauqua Dates Getting Closer

On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo. On November 11, 1918, Germany signed an armistice with the Allies, officially ending World War 1. On June 28, 1919, the Treaty...

 

Hausmann Ready For New Adventure

Cheyenne County's Tourism Director has only a few weeks before she pursues a new adventure in another location. Heather Hausmann has spent her time in Sidney and Cheyenne County as a business owner,...

 

SHS Theater Department Production of 'Little Luncheonette Of Terror' Tonight

The food is fast and cheesy, sometimes literally, and the characters often quirky to a slapstick degree. The monster is coming and wants to take over the world. That and more are in store for patrons...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    April 4, 2018

Easter Egg Hunt

A young Easter egg hunt participant lays claim to one of the larger prizes offered at the event, a canister of drawing chalk. Youngsters braved below-freezing temperatures for the annual event,...

 

Essay Contest Winners Announced

"Why Is Recycling Important?"" was the theme for the annual Cheyenne County Family and Community Education (FCE) organization's essay contest. First place honors went to Jayden Hodgson, daughter of...

 

Comparing Collections

Madison Jeppson, left and Alliyah Hernandez, compare finds during the Sidney Care and Rehabilitation Easter Egg Hunt Friday afternoon. The event also included interaction between children and...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 30, 2018

Sidney Choir Invited to Carnegie Hall

Sidney High School's choir has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York city next month. The choir, under the direction of David Mead, received the invitation after performing the work...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 30, 2018

Multi-Generational Prom Closes Out Project

Raiders Reaching Out, an extension of Sidney High School's human development class, closed out a special project Friday with a multi-generational prom that capped a months-long project where class mem...

 

Helping Hands Reaches Out to African Nation

In the Bible, Jesus identifies "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your strength" as the greatest commandment, and "Love your neighbor as yourself" as the second. Sunday morning v...

 

Art Show Honors Past Guild Members

Visitors at the Cheyenne County Visitor Center were greeted last weekend with a vast array of art by local artists. The Cheyenne County Art Guild held its annual spring show March 22-24 at the Center....

 

Easter Egg Hunts Planned Across County

Dr. Jeff Cook will once again host an Easter Egg Hunt for youngsters in Sidney this year. Dr. Cook's Easter Egg Hunt will be held at several locations in Legion Park Saturday. The hunt for youngsters...

 

Generational Prom Wraps Up Project

Everyone has a story, and Sidney High School students recently took the time to learn stories from a time well before cell phones and notebook computers. It was a time when a work day started early...

 

Sidney Student Narrowly Misses National Spelling Bee

A few weeks ago, Sidney had a competition generating the sweat and concentration of a chess match, and wrestling. While it did have a physical impact, it was a competition of the mind. It was a...

 

County 4-H Carnival Saturday

The Cheyenne County community is invited to an evening of entertainment, fun and food as the county 4-H groups host their annual spring carnival. Cynthia Gill, Extension Educator and Youth...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 21, 2018

Local Students Qualify For State Speech Competition

Potter-Dix and Leyton High Schools won their respective divisions in district speech contests last week, as each local school qualified at least one student for this week's State Speech...

 

Five Generations

Five generations of the Steffens family. From left grandmother Amy Winkler (Scottsbluff) great great grandmother Charlotte Steffens (Sidney) holding 2 month old Haylen Grasmick (Omaha) great...

 

Charlotte Hornets Recognize Sidney Military Hero

The Charlotte Hornets and Bank of America recently honored Maj. Ricky Garvin, US Army, Ret., as this season's sixth recipient of the season-long Yellow Ribbon Program. Maj. Garvin grew up in Sidney,...

 

Kids Korner Preschool

Kids Korner Preschool teacher Callie Schilz points out a forming embryo to student Jaxon Ford while classmate Reed Black looks over his shoulder while candling incubated eggs. Candling involves...

 

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