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Mobile Lab Bridges EMT Training Gap

One of the mixed blessings of living in a rural community is the medical response. Frequently, the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) responding to a call is a volunteer who has committed at least 150...

 

2017 Year in Review

Here's a small glimpse of 2017. To read the entire "Year in Review" subscribe online or purchase a paper at one of the many local newsstands... Sidney Business Development Strong Melissa Norgard,...

 

Be Prepared: Emergency Procedures Planned To Maintain Safety, Traffic Flow

Thursday's snow ended up without serious problems for street crews or drivers, but the crews and others in charge of the city's snow removal plans were ready anyway. Hank Radtke, city street...

 

Christmas Merriment

Sidney elementary students were out singing to businesses and passersby Wednesday. Students started on Holiday Break Thursday....

 

Christ is Born! Glorify Him!

It’s Christmas time, once again. It’s that time of year, if you live in a big city as I used to, when everything that should be peaceful becomes a rat race. If you are a working person, it has become a time of parties and eating cookies, having...

 

Being Blessed While Spreading Christmas Blessings

The oven is open, expelling heat and the aroma of a freshly-baked turkey. On the other side of the kitchen, Grandma is busy with the finishing touches on her recipe for strawberry rhubarb pie while...

 

City Holiday Schedule and Services

The City of Sidney will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas. All City Departments will be closed both days, including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The...

 

King's Daughters Distribute Annual Christmas Boxes

Christmas cheer is being delivered to area residents in many forms via the local King's Daughter's organization. The cheer comes in the form of a sweet treat, warm gloves or a Christmas meal. "About...

 

Christmas Light Winners

Winners were announced this week for the annual Christmas House Lighting Contest, sponsored by the Cheyenne County Tourism Board. Four winners were awarded. First place went to the Cook household...

 

Setting New Light Pole

Setting new light pole: Workers were busy early Thursday setting a new light pole at the southwest corner of Illinois and Thirteenth....

 

Colors of Christmas

Kindergarten students at Central Elementary School sing of the "Red and Green," the colors of Christmas, during the Dec. 12, Christmas Sing....

 

Churches' Aid Request Denied

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied an emergency request for relief funds by three Texas churches damaged during Hurricane Harvey that are suing the federal government over how it offers disaster aid to houses of worship. The churches are...

 

Fixit Station

Sarah-Kate Splichal joined city parks department workers to install the first bike Fixit station along the city's trail system last week, bringing to life an idea approved by the Sidney City Council...

 

Sidney To Host WWI Chautauqua In June

For the centennial remembrance of the end of the Great War, the communities of Wayne and Sidney will host “World War I: Legacies of a Forgotten War” next June. Presented by Humanities Nebraska, the free, four-day Chautauqua festival of...

 

SHS Students Selected For Honor Choir

The following Sidney High School student musicians were recently selected by audition for the Chadron State College High Plains Honor Choir: Autumn Arnett, Felicity Beyer, Destiny Backer, Taylor...

 

Tree of Remembrance

Sidney Regional Medical Center's Hospice Program hosted its annual Tree of Remembrance Ceremony last week. The program included a performance by The Glory Bells and others offering inspirational...

 

Rotary Gift To Local Learning

Fourth grade students at North Elementary explore new children's dictionaries given to them by members of the Sidney Rotary Club. Rotary also provided the books to students at Leyton Elementary as...

 

Christmas Decorations

Christmas decorations can be enjoyed nearly anywhere you go these days. Residents and visitors to Sidney Regional Medical Center's Extended Care will see this beautiful display as they enter the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 8, 2017

New Sixth Grade 'Student' Learns Valuable Lesson

When Gene Russell arrived for his first day of sixth grade at Sidney's West Elementary, he, like others before him, didn't quite know what to expect. But after a couple of hours, Russell's new...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 8, 2017

And Then There Was One: Sidney Spellers Meet For Verbal Contest

The contestants assembled at the designated time. The officials took their places, making sure rules are followed and goals are met, or defined when missed. It was an afternoon of competing with each...

 

Local School Fares Well In District One-Act

Area thespians sent actors to district competitions recently, earning numerous awards for their acting. Sidney High School's One-Act Play team garnered a fourth place finish at the Class B-6 District...

 

Christmas at SRMC Extended Care

Amy Bondegard, right, a member of the Cabela's MERG (Multicultural Employee Resource Group) visits with a resident at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. During the year the team raised...

 

Accident Reports

NOV. 27 - Two vehicles collided on Linden Street in Sidney at 7:50 a.m. Frances Tillman, 29, of Sidney, was driving a 2009 Dodge Durango west on Linden Street while a 2008 Hyundai mini-van was parked in the same block. The two vehicles collided when...

 

Tree of Remembrance Set Thursday

Losing a loved one is painful, particularly around the holidays. To help ease that pain, Sidney Regional Medical Center's Home Health Hospice is hosting the Community Tree of Remembrance Ceremony at...

 

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