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 By Don Ogle    News    June 22, 2018 

Cops, Firemen to Mix It Up

Long standing jokes and folklore highlight the rivalry between police officers and firefighters. Memes, cartoons and even story lines on television embellish the differences between two sets of...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    June 22, 2018 

Special Meeting Set to Examine Economic Development Plan

Sidney’s City Council will hold a special meeting Monday morning to examine a potential revision to the city’s economic development plan. If okayed by council, the revised plan would be sent to...

 
 By Forrest Hershberger    News    June 22, 2018 

Pony Express Re-Ride Passing Through Sidney

There was a time mail carriers had more threats than an unrestrained dog or an angry customer. They had miles of wilderness and all of the dangers that come with it. The Pony Express earned a place...

 
 News    June 22, 2018 

Sidney High Track Closes for Resurfacing

Sidney High School's track and football field facilities will be closed starting the first week of July for the Track Resurfacing Project. It will be closed a majority of the month of July until the...

 

New Tourism Director Takes the Reigns

He doesn't manage the office with a coat and tie. He has the relaxed look of someone who is more comfortable walking, or riding, the prairie than to spend too much time behind a desk. He has the...

 

Commissioners Address Noxious Weed Issue

The Cheyenne County Commissioners discussed approaches to controlling weeds in the county Monday. The issue is how to control specific weeds that may be added to the county’s noxious weed list...

 

State Highway Commission Meeting in Sidney Friday

The State Highway Commission will hold its regular meeting June 22 at 10:00 a.m., at the Western Community College, 371 College Drive, in Sidney. The agenda for the meeting can also found on the NDOT website at http://dot.nebraska.gov/news-media/ by...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    June 20, 2018

South Sidney Drainage Project Ready for Ground Breaking

A project to protect Sidney homes and businesses in the general area of Western Nebraska Community College and the Case dealership is soon going to be a reality. Galen Wittrock, assistant manager...

 

Landfill Fees to See Increase

The Sidney City Council approved an increase in landfill rates designed to cover costs of improvements and planning for future investments. City Manager Ed Sadler said the proposal changes the rate...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    June 15, 2018

State of Sidney:

"We're strong, we're resilient, and we have a lot of positives." That was part of the message Sidney Mayor Joe Arterburn presented to a crowd of 120 Wednesday at the State of Sidney, presented by the...

 

Council Approves 4-acre Subdivision

The Sidney Council approved a subdivision request by the City’s Economic Development office subdividing a 4.03 acre tract in the Sidney Business Park Addition.  The request was made on behalf of...

 

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report June 13, 2018

According to the USDA Crop Progress Report for the week ending June 10, 2018, topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 21% short, 74% adequate and 3% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated the same as last week with 4 percent very...

 

Chamber Welcomes New Director

In April it was announced that Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce President Denise Wilkinson was resigning for a similar position in a bigger market. Monday, her replacement and the newest Chamber...

 

Teacher Programs Focus on Student Enrichment

Students change. Education expectations change. Therefore, teachers need more “tools” at their disposal, and several teachers this summer are working on just that. At Monday’s Sidney school...

 

Chautauqua Approaches To Provide Information About WWI

Sidney is one of two locations for Chautauqua celebrations this summer, celebrations that will entertain and educate with period-correct singers and actors, as well as scholars who know the material....

 
 By Don Ogle    News    June 8, 2018

Storm Brings Rain, Hail

A late afternoon storm centered in the Lodgepole area built and gave the area some much needed rain, along with not-so-welcome hail in some areas of Cheyenne County. Officially, the storm produced...

 

Davis Presents Talk on WWI Impact on Today

The United States entered World War I, then a European conflict, as a result of aggression by Germany. Consequences of that decision are being felt 100 years later, according to Spencer Davis, guest...

 

Commissioners Okay Three-Year GIS Agreement

The Cheyenne County Commissioners agreed to a three-year contract for GIS mapping services. The agreement came after lengthy discussion on options offered by the mapping company. The discussion item...

 

Poppy Painting Celebrates Chautauqua

To coincide with the Sidney Chautauqua, the Cheyenne County Art Guild is holding a “Paint a Poppy” painting party on June 12th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Coffee Corner. Cost is $25. To register, please contact Cindi Egging at 308-249-4206....

 
 By Mike Motz    News    May 30, 2018

World Language Program Brings Innovation and Results

Imagine that you've saved money for that big trip to Central America and you're making plans to travel in areas you've never been and to relax on pristine, tropical beaches. Yes, most of the people... Full story

 

'Nebraskans and the Great War' program Thursday

Nebraska had a significant contribution to World War 1. The impact on Nebraska, likewise, was felt throughout the state. On Thursday, May 31, “Nebraskans and the Great War” with Spencer Davis will be presented at the Cheyenne County Community...

 

County Renews Ambulance Agreement with Regional West

The Cheyenne County Commissioners met in a special meeting Tuesday to discuss hiring a new Tourism Director and to consider approval of a revised Ambulance Agreement with Regional West Medical...

 

Sidney Grad Among WNCC Students Awarded Buckley Trust Grant Scholarship

SCOTTSBLUFF — Seventeen Western Nebraska Community College students received scholarships recently from a $5,000 grant for the Thomas D. Buckley Trust. Those students awarded scholarships studied basic nursing assistance, information technology,...

 

NDA Advises Consumers Watch for Skimmer Devices at Fuel Pumps

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is reminding consumers to pay attention at the pump this Memorial Day weekend and always. Credit card skimmer devices have been discovered in the past by NDA inspectors during routine pump...

 

Council Gives Go-Ahead for Landfill Upgrades

The Sidney City Council Tuesday gave the green light to purchasing needed equipment for the Sidney Solid Waste Landfill. The City of Sidney has a dilemma. Necessary equipment at the landfill needs rep...

 

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