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 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    March 29, 2017 

Sandhills Publishing to open facility in Sidney

Sandhills Publishing will be opening up an additional office in Sidney, both expanding the company westward and offering positions to those recently affected by Cabela’s call center consolidation. According to a recent press release, the...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 29, 2017 

Senator Erdman holds discussion

State Senator Steve Erdman, of Bayard, visited Sidney Friday to speak about the current legislative session. Erdman explained to an audience of 15 at Dude's Steakhouse problems facing the Legislature....

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 29, 2017 

Local hands help those in need

More than 150 parishioners from St. Patrick's Catholic Church spent Sunday packaging 20,000 meals for Helping Hands, a joint effort between Catholic Relief Services and Rise Against Hunger. "It's an...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 29, 2017 

Citywide inspections begin in April

Every property in Sidney will be inspected starting in April. City employees will be looking for basic violations, Ed Sadler, city manager, said. “We’re inspecting for the obvious,” Sadler said. “If you’ve got the car parked in the front ya...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 24, 2017

Car windows broken across city

Sidney Police Department is investigating damage to multiple vehicles that took place across Sidney Wednesday evening. “We are investigating a series of car windows getting broken throughout the community,” SPD Chief Joe Aikens said. “We’re...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    March 24, 2017

Sidney Shooting Park gears up for new season

Sidney Shooting Park (SSP) is located on 114 acres north of Sidney. The park offers trap, skeet and archery venues for visiting enthusiasts and the community. The SSP offers a trap/skeet venue with fi...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 24, 2017

Bids out for city weed control

The City of Sidney has sent out bids for its weed control services. The action will save the city both money and resources, Ed Sadler, Sidney city manager, said. “I was curious as to whether we could find a better way to do it,” Sadler said....

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 24, 2017

Meals On Wheels in peril

Sidney's Meals on Wheels program serves 65 clients per day, on average. To provide 1,179 meals in February during its 23 days of service, it had a budget of $2,500. Sidney's Meals on Wheels receives...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 22, 2017

Area road construction projects set to begin

A number of road projects are either under way or set to begin in the next week as the Nebraska Department of Roads repairs and replaces highways throughout the area. Weather permitting, the Union...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    March 22, 2017

Cement project bid awarded

Cheyenne County Commissioners discussed and reviewed various fairground topics in Monday’s regular meeting, including opening sealed bids for an upcoming cement project. Sealed bids were opened for a project that would add cement pads at multiple...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 22, 2017

City expands defibrillator availability to all departments

Every City of Sidney department now has its own defibrillator. The city had three before, for Sidney’s police and fire departments and Sidney Aquatic Center, and has added 17 more, Ed Sadler, City Manager said. Sidney Public Library, Landfill, Elec...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 22, 2017

Sidney PD drug efforts

Sidney Police Department posted an application on its Facebook page March 14 inviting drug dealers to provide information on their competition, including name and address. After one week, the post has received 93,200 views and 651 shares. While the...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    March 22, 2017

Child pornography case set for jury trial

A Sidney man appeared in District Court March 14 on three counts of Visual Depiction of a Sexually Explicit Conduct Involving a Child, a Class 2A Felony. Daniel Konruff, 38, was arrested on Jan. 17 for allegedly possessing child pornography....

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    March 22, 2017

Former long-time board chair retires from NRD

Former South Platte Natural Resource District (SPNRD) Board Chair Keith Rexroth has retired after more than two decades. In 1972 the Nebraska Legislature enacted laws to combine 154 special purpose...

 
 Community    March 22, 2017

Lucky runners

Stan Fox, far left, leads more than 80 runners at the start of Saturday's Run Lucky 5K, hosted by Cheyenne County Community Center. Formerly Leprechaun Leap, held at Hillside Golf Course, the run...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 22, 2017

Erdman includes Sidney in town hall schedule

Nebraska State Senator Steve Erdman will be visiting Sidney this week as part of a series of town hall meetings in the Panhandle. Erdman, who represents Nebraska's 47th Legislative District, will be...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    March 17, 2017

Cabela's closes call center

Cabela’s will be consolidating its Sidney Call Center with the existing North Platte Call Center, effectively closing the local location. The Sidney Call Center, located in the Quad Graphics building on east Illinois St., was not the only...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 17, 2017

State of Sidney gives context to residents

A State of Sidney meeting Wednesday, hosted by the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce, gave residents context about some of the larger city and state efforts underway to improve the community. Ed...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 17, 2017

Parking Ordinance raises questions

A new ordinance being considered by the Sidney City Council would prohibit certain trucks from parking in any residential area. Ordinance 1787 specifies “motor carriers, common carriers or contract carriers” would not be allowed to stop or park...

 
 Community    March 17, 2017  
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 17, 2017

KSB bringing back Yard of the Month

Keep Sidney Beautiful is bringing back its Yard of the Month contest. The process begins in May with the first house to be named in June, Bev Arellano, KSB director, said. “We’ll drive around and look for the yard that looks really nice,”...

 
 By Larry Nelson    Community    March 17, 2017

Veteran Karleta A. Wheat

Having a Grandfather who was a Seabee in WWII - who was a Prisoner of War - and a father who served in the US Marine Corps, Karleta A. Wheat (Karla) wanted to serve her Country. At this stage in her life, she was 28 years old, a married woman and...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 15, 2017

Council member Mark Nienhueser steps down after accepting position in Omaha

Mark Nienhueser, Sidney city council member, is resigning from the council. In a letter to Mayor Joe Arterburn, Nienhueser explains he has “accepted a new job opportunity that will require I relocate.” Adding, “My new opportunity will require...

 
 By Amanda Tafolla-Sutton    Community    March 15, 2017

Sidney School Board approves salary increases

Sidney Public School (SPS) Board approved salaries for the 2017-18 school year in Monday’s meeting. The board approved Classified and Administrator salaries at a 2.89 percent package increase. Superintendent Jay Ehler said the package takes the...

 
 By Brandon L. Summers    Community    March 15, 2017

SRMC named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Sidney Regional Medical Center has been named a top 100 critical access hospital by iVantage Health Analytics and the Chartis Center for Rural Health. “We’re very excited about it,” Jason Petik, SRMC CEO, said. “It’s something we’ve...

 

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