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 By Don Ogle    Community    May 26, 2017 

Memorial Day services to honor fallen

This weekend officially kicks off the summer season for many, but Monday, the “end” of the holiday weekend, holds the key to this important national holiday. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who...

 

Creek Valley MS last school day ever

LODGEPOLE - Creek Valley Middle School had its last day of school Tuesday. The students leaving the 1930s building for summer vacation were the last to do so, as the building is being closed and the...

 
 By Larry Nelson    Community    May 26, 2017 

Sheriff James M. Nelson

National Law Enforcement Memorial Week brings serious thoughts to American citizens who remember the loss of those elected or charged to protect and serve. There are ceremonies all across the country with higher ranking officials talking about servic...

 

Cabela's honors hometown heroes

Cabela's honored the men and women who serve the community over the weekend by hosting a Hometown Heroes event. The public was invited to meet and greet the heroes who serve the Sidney community and...

 

Aquatic center opens Saturday

Sidney’s Aquatic Center opens Saturday. “The pool’s clean and we’ll be getting our lifeguard room ready this week and the concessions have been ordered,” Director Kiersten Richards said. “We’re ready to rock and roll.” Richards antici...

 

Sidney High School Graduation

Sidney High School graduates celebrate their accomplishment with a celebratory toss of their hats Sunday. Graduates were led by this year's valedictorian, Annalise Lecher....

 

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Sidney High School valedictorian and salutatorian announced

Sidney High School's (SHS) class of 2017 had two students that spent their high school year's striving for the honor of valedictorian. This year SHS Valedictorian went to Annalise Lecher, with Samee K...

 

New Finance Director

David Scott is City of Sidney's first finance director. The Lincoln native previously served as finance director for Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska, and comes to Sidney with a master's degree in finance...

 

Goal setting session yields few results

A goal-setting session held Tuesday by City of Sidney administrators and the City Council ended with a rough mission statement and few goals. During the three-hour discussion at Sidney Hampton Inn, facilitator John Berge, North Platte NRD general...

 

Lightning safety signs to be posted around the area

With spring and summer temperatures often accompanied by thunderstorms, it's important to understand the risks lightning can pose while enjoying the outdoors. Region 21 Emergency Management Director,...

 
 By Larry Nelson    Community    May 19, 2017

Veteran William O. Graves

t was a round-about route to get into the military for William O. (Bill) Graves. At age 20 he was drafted by the Selective Service Board in Southern Illinois. He went to St. Louis, Missouri for the...

 

Sidney set to smash Torch Run Record

Sidney's Torch Run Wednesay is poised to be the biggest in Nebraska history. Sponsored by Nebraska Law Enforcement, the event creates awareness for and benefits Nebraska Special Olympics, held in Linc...

 

Commissioners review annual reports

In a regular board meeting of the Cheyenne County Commissioners, members received annual reports from the County Guardian ad Litem Attorney (GAL) and the County Public Defender. Last year, Commissioners made the decision to take bids for the two...

 

LHS honors Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Valedictorian and Salutatorian are high honors when it comes to graduation time. If you are bestowed these honors it means you have excelled academically, receiving the highest and second highest...

 

Potter-Dix High School graduates 11

POTTER - Potter-Dix High School graduated 11 students Saturday. Principal Jane Brown said she was proud of the graduating class of 2017. "They've done everything they've been asked," Brown said....

 

Peetz High School graduates 14 'fantastic kids'

PEETZ - Peetz High School graduated 14 students Sunday. Though an average-sized graduating class, Superintendent Mark Collard described the class of 2017 as "fantastic kids." "We've got a lot of...

 

Local teen places in national trap shoot

Carley Witt placed fifth in the ladies division at the 49th Cornhusker National Junior/Senior High School Trap Shoot. More than 2,400 youth participated in the trap shooting event that was held in...

 

Cabela's land approved for sale

Two lots owned by Cabela’s were approved for sale Monday by the Sidney Planning Commission. “(The lots) will be for sale,” Ben Dayton, zoning administrator, said. “One’s a vacant lot, across from Perkins, on Cabela’s Drive, and the other...

 

Lukjan receives $500k city grant

Lukjan Metal Products, LLC., has received a $500,000 LB-840 grant from the City of Sidney. Sidney’s Economic Development Citizen’s Advisory Committee on May 5 unanimously approved a recommendation to the Sidney City Council, which approved the...

 

Highway 30 work catching up after delays

The Highway 30 reconstruction project has been facing delays in Sidney. Crews have been cutting down into Illinois Street and finding more cracks in the concrete foundation than anticipated. "The...

 

Potter man pleads no contest to assault charge

Christian Willey, 20 of Potter, pled no contest to Attempted Second Degree Assault, a class IIIA felony, on Tuesday, May 9, in Cheyenne County District Court. According to the affidavit on Jan. 2, a Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Deputy and the Sidney...

 

Sidney School Board approves roofing bid

Sidney School Board approved middle school roofing bid in its regular meeting Monday. Two bids were submitted for the middle school roofing project, scheduled for completion by the end of July. The...

 

Students participate in area Safety Day

Cheyenne County second graders learned various safety practices during the 2017 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day, sponsored by the Nebraska Extension Office. Students from Sidney, Creek Valley, Leyton and Potter schools spent all day Friday at the...

 

Artist Visits North

Charles Ahovissi of African Culture Connection, based in Omaha, visited North Elementary last week. A native of The Republic of Benin, Africa, he taught the third and fourth graders not just drumming...

 

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