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Potter Queen Candidates

Potter Days Queen Candidates for the 2018 celebration are, from left, Ginny Herboldsheimer, daughter of Bryan and Laurie Herboldsheimer, Annaleigh Schuessler, daughter of Craig Schuessler and Rhonda...

 

NOH Records Successful Night

Legion Park had a different kind of buzz through the evening Friday. It carried the drone of activity from walkers, music, dancing, auctions and many other activities in support of cancer research...

 

Cancer Patients, Supporters Benefit from Prison Knitting Program

For many, the word inmate conjures images of social outcasts, men who for one reason or another never will fit in society. A group of inmates at Sterling Correctional Facility are working to change...

 

Westside Church of Christ Reopens Sunday

There are at least two verses of the Bible coming together this weekend: "Where two or more come together in my name, there am I with them. (Matthew 18:19 [NIV version])" and "Therefore go and make...

 

Eugene Howard Hume

Eugene Howard Hume, long time Sidney resident died on August 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, August 9th in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Neil Carlson...

 

Sidney High Track Resurfacing Project to Begin

After a delay of about a month, Sidney High School Activities Director Mike Brockhaus announced the track resurfacing project will start on Tuesday August 7th. The resurfacing will assure the the quality and integrity of the track surface, and will...

 

Community Center Reports Busy Summer

Use of the Cheyenne County Community Center is changing, but Center Director Michael Namuth says participation in programs is strong. Community Center staff are responsible for scheduling reservations...

 

Partnership Ready to Help With School Supplies

School supplies are foremost in the thinking of Community Action Partnership of Western NE in Sidney these days. CAPWN is currently working to collect supplies. Through its Back to School Pack... Full story

 

Community Comes Together to Help Farmer in Need

One of the values of small towns is the community spirit, the willingness to get involved when a neighbor needs a helping hand. It is the value that goes beyond knowing the community. It is about...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    July 18, 2018

Girl Scout Project to Benefit Pets, Owners

A trio of Sidney Girls Scouts is currently working on the finishing touches of a project to help pets and pet owners. As they prepared to work toward a Silver Award, the highest possible for Girl Scou... Full story

 

Former Nebraskan Signing New Book Saturday

Cheryl Reich-Bills, formerly of Nebraska and South Dakota, will be hosting a book signing 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Barb’s Gifts in Sterling. In addition to signing her new book, “SPLIT,” she is offering a free copy of “Mountain...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    July 11, 2018

Fair Opens This Week; PRCA Returns

Cheyenne County's Fair and Rodeo should be one not to miss as the Fair Board is pulling out all the stops this year with the best it could find for fun and entertainment. As always, 4-H activities... Full story

 

Radtke, Brown Dress for Fair Success

Carissa Radtke is in her second year as Cheyenne County Fair Queen and Callie Brown is days from coronation as Lady in Waiting. "It is kind of representing Cheyenne County," Brown said. "Its been... Full story

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    July 11, 2018

Harvest is in Full Swing

Cheyenne County's harvest slowly began with early cutting over the weekend, with the first loads of wheat being accepted at Frenchman Valley Coop elevator in Lodgepole Saturday. With the last few...

 

Downtown Sounds Hosts John King Friday Night

Country music artist John King will be on stage Friday night for the July 7 Downtown Sounds event. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. at Hickory Street Square in downtown Sidney. From a "little mountain...

 

Sidney Library Introduces New Tech to Hobbyists, Small Businesses

About seven months in service, and Sidney Public Library's MakerSpace is drawing interest from the community. MakerSpace is a program at the library that offers computer-based technology including...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    July 6, 2018

Fireworks

The Sidney Volunteer Fire Department once again wowed spectators with a spectacular fireworks show on July 3. Neighborhoods were also treated to independent displays until midnight July 4 as...

 

CHOW Garden

UNL's Terri James, left, and Morgan Hartline, third from left, discuss garden plants and planting with Dana Revell and Dan O'Dell with the Deer Run Community Garden group Monday. James, who heads...

 

Class Of 1968 Planning 50th Reunion

Alumni of Sidney High School invited to attend the 50th Reunion of the Sidney High School Class of 1968 to be held in Sidney on Aug. 17 and 18, 2018. The cost for the weekend will be $100 per couple...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    June 29, 2018

Housing Authority Celebrates 65 Years of Service

With unanimous approval of the Sidney City Council, the Sidney Housing Authority was formed 65 years ago, the last formality on the way to the city taking over the Sioux Villa Housing Project from...

 

City Prepares to Chip Seal Streets

Starting Monday, July 2, through Wednesday, July 11, weather permitting, the Sidney Street Department will be preparing for and chip sealing the following areas: Alvarado Rd. from 11th Ave. to Summit Dr., Coronado Court from San Marino Rd. to Solano...

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    June 27, 2018

Potter Car Bowl Event Set for June 30

Potter will host its annual Car Bowl Saturday, an event that has something to offer for everyone in the family. One of the weekend's featured events is just too big for one day. That event, the... Full story

 

4th of July; Safety First

Firework sales began this week in Nebraska, and the Sidney Police Department is offering a few rules and safety tips. From the Police Department: Fireworks may be shot during the week prior to the... Full story

 

WWII Vet Tour Stops in Sidney

Nearly every person can think of a time or event that has lingered as an "if only I had..." memory. The change to do something daring or to take a chance with a career opportunity or a relationship. S...

 

Chautauqua Schedule

Friday, June 15 10 a.m.​ “WWI Weapons,” Paul Vickery (Adult Workshop), Cheyenne County Community Ctr. 12:00 noon​ “Opposition to the Great War,” Ted Kachel (Adult Workshop), Cheyenne County Community Ctr. 1-7 p.m.​ Youth Chautauqua...

 

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