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 By Don Ogle    News    July 20, 2018 

California Earthquake Nets Long Time Nebraska Farmers

In April 1906, the ground shook like never before in the San Francisco area when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devistated northern California, affecting thousands. Not many realize it, but that earthquak...

 
 By Forrest Hershberger    News    July 20, 2018 

Concert, Derby Highlight Weekend at the Fair

The Cheyenne County Fair continues tonight and Saturday. Highlights of the weekend include tonight's concert with the McKenzie JaLynn Band opening for Rodney Atkins. The McKenzie JaLynn Band takes...

 
 By Forrest Hershberger    News    July 20, 2018 

Ride Across America: Cyclist Crossing U.S. in support of Homeless Veterans

He might look like a homeless man, and you'd be right, but he's not without riches of a certain definition, or a reason to get up in the morning. Monday morning, a bicyclist approached Sidney with...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    July 20, 2018 

Sidney Child Found Safe With Amber Alert

Sheriff’s deputies in Logan County, Colo. found the subjects of an Amber Alert Wednesday evening, safely recovering a six-week old infant taken from Sidney. Sidney Police Department issued the...

 
 By Forrest Hershberger    News    July 20, 2018 

Lodgepole Family Escapes House Fire

Saturday night into Sunday morning should have been a quiet period in Lodgepole. It was interrupted by a fire at the home of Teri and Dusty Payton, a fire that consumed an RV, their home and nearly...

 
 News    July 20, 2018 

Local Job's Daughters Excel at State

Job's Daughters International, Bethel #25 of Sidney competed in their annual state competition "Dream Big, Sparkle More, Shine Bright" Grand Session in Lincoln in June. Young ladies from the Sidney ar...

 

Commissioners Hold Property Valuation Hearings

Monday’s meeting of the Cheyenne County Commissioners was dominated by the board meeting as the Board of Equalization.As the Board of Equalization, the commissioners held Property Valuation Protest... Full story

 
 By Don Ogle    News    July 18, 2018

Kansas Man Walks For Awareness

Each year a number of people walk, bike or stop going through Sidney on a trek near to their hearts. But just after the Fourth of July, one man came through on a walk across the U.S. he's taking the...

 

'Changing of the Guard' in Sidney Code Enforcement

A little more than 17 years ago, a police officer was directed with enforcing the Sidney City codes. In addition to the duties associated with being a police officer, there was citing residents for...

 

The American Red Cross Is Seeking A Team Of Volunteers To Hold Blood Drives In The Sidney Area

The Red Cross movement is truly something special; millions of people have benefited from the labors of our volunteers. Throughout the Red Cross; volunteers contribute in countless ways, including serving on boards, providing counseling to military...

 

Agri-Plastics Continues Expansion

In October 2017, Ontario, Canada-based Agri-Plastics announced it was investing $4.5 million in a new operation in Sidney. The new facility would be housed in 159,000 square feet of the building...

 

Chamber Director Updates City Council

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is aggressively seeking funding sources to continue downtown Sidney improvement projects. That is according to a presentation Chamber President and CEO Hope...

 

Solid Waste Board Approves Revenue Bonds Agreement

The Sidney Area Solid Waste Agency board met for one of its rare meetings Tuesday, approving issuance of revenue bonds to finance new equipment at the landfill. Tuesday night was the fourth meeting...

 

SPD Continues Counterfeit Money Investigation

Sidney Police Department is continuing its investigation following the discovery of counterfeit bills in a Sidney aprtment last week. Sidney Police Chief Joe Aikens said the investigation uncovered information that bills matching those found were...

 

Nebraska Farmland Values Continue to Decline

Results from the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Survey show a statewide average value drop of 4 percent to $2,720 per acre. This marks the fourth consecutive year of declining Nebraska agricultural land values. Results of the survey are divided by land...

 

Chamber Welcomes Cleaning Service

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce welcomed The Cleaner Bros., LLC., to the area Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. The Cleaner Bros. offers commercial and residential carpet cleaning and...

 

Hiett Honored by Eastern Star

Oshkosh Eastern Star Chapter 264 members Mert and Janet Zoucha, Joanna Kepler and Kristy Nerud traveled to Sidney recently to present Marian Hiett with her 70-year membership certificate. Hiett, 96...

 

Husker-led Research Team To Examine Irrigation's Role in Precipitation

LINCOLN – A national team led by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is studying potential links among irrigation, cloud formation and rainfall. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the...

 

School Board Member Announces Resignation

Dr. Brandon Brown announced his resignation from the Sidney School District Board of Education. At the end of Monday’s board of education meeting, Dr. Brown announced his last board meeting will be...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    July 11, 2018

SPD Arrests One for Drug Possession

Sidney Police arrested a South Dakota man last week after an receiving a report of a woman who said she was injected with an unknown substance. Clayton V. Hall, 56, of Rapid City, SD was arrested...

 

Two Arrested in Counterfeit Money Operation

Two people have been arrested for making counterfeit money following an operation of the Sidney Police Department and WING (Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group) Drug Task Force in Sidney. Acting on a tip received by a Nebraska State...

 

Smith Selected to Participate in the Nebraska Rural Electric Association Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

On Friday, June 15, chaperones from the Nebraska Rural Electric Association (NREA), along with 19 high school students from across Nebraska returned from its annual Youth Tour of our Nation's...

 

City To Begin Spraying Against Mosquitos

The City of Sidney Parks Department will conduct initial mosquito spraying on Sunday evening July 15th . Weather permitting, spraying will continue each Sunday evening from approximately 7:30 pm to...

 

Three People Seriously Injured in Crash

Three people were injured and air-lifted from Sidney Regional Medical Center Sunday when the vehicle they were in collided with another vehicle on Highway 19 north of Lorenzo. Edward Bonertz, 42, of Colorado Springs, Co., was driving a 2016 Jeep...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    July 6, 2018

Lukjan Anniversary Sees Business Progressing

Lukjan Metal Products celebrates its first year in production at its Sidney facility this month and the company's regional manger says they are pleased with the move and its results. "We're close...

 

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