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 By Don Ogle    News    February 23, 2018 

Hickory Square Questions Addressed By Chamber

A project which aims to make downtown Sidney more attractive and drive downtown business was reviewed by members of the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. Sidney's city council chambers...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 23, 2018 

MARC Air Ambulance Takes Flight

An air rescue service newly based out of Sidney officially went into operation last week, and it didn't long to make its first run. Medical Air Rescue Company (MARC) went "live," or able to carry pati...

 

Temps Drop Drastically In Just Over Two Days

With a high temperature of 30 degrees in Sidney Wednesday, it seemed almost balmy after a week which began with a huge temperature swing. The wild week began with unseasonably warm weather Sunday, which saw a few residents out in shirt sleeves...

 

New Sioux Villa Office Open

Sidney’s Housing Authority has announced it has opened a new office for Sioux Villa at 1703 Cedar Street. The new Sioux Villa office provides a handicap-accessible entrance, private interview area and a permanent location for the Sidney Housing...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 21, 2018

Cabela's Employees Offered Voluntary Retirement Packages

For months since the announcement that Bass Pro Shops purchased Cabela's, uncertainty has hovered over Sidney like a cloud. "What's going to happen on the hill" has been the question many have tried...

 

Incumbents File For Office Deadline For Challengers March 1

The Cheyenne County Clerk’s Office has posted the incumbents seeking to return to public office. The deadline for incumbents seeking office was Feb. 15. The Primary Election is scheduled for May...

 

City Reviews Financial State of Sidney

Total government assets for the City of Sidney increased by about 11 percent, $5,535,585, by the end of the 2017 fiscal year, according to an audit presented to the city council by Rauner &...

 

Nebraska Department of Labor Opening Sidney Job Center

LINCOLN - The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) opened a new job center in Sidney on Tuesday. The office, at 2246 Jackson Street, will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and will...

 

Public Forum In Scottsbluff To Address 2018 Farm Bill

LINCOLN – Producers, landowners and other agricultural policy stakeholders seeking information on the 2018 farm bill are encouraged to register for a series of five forums scheduled at locations across Kansas and Nebraska, including one at...

 

Christofferson Appears For Status Hearing

Troy A. Christofferson, 20, Sidney appeared for Status Hearing.  He is charged with Using a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony (class II felony), Terroristic Threats (class IIIA felony) and Strangulati...

 

Down To Business

Farmers National Company Appoints Schadegg Western Area Sales Manager Farmers National Company, the nation’s leading real estate sales and farm and ranch management company, announced that Paul Schadegg, AFM, of Sidney has been promoted to the...

 

City Council Approves Agreement with Agri-Plastics

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved an agreement supporting Agri-Plastics through LB840. LB840, also known as the Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act, authorizes incorporated cities...

 

City Awards Roof Repair Contracts

The Sidney City Council Tuesday received an update on repair of city roofing resulting from hail storms in 2017. Assistant City Manager Dawn Martin reported to council that several roofs belonging to...

 

County Awards Bids For Building Remodeling

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Tuesday opened bids for work at the building at 931 Hickory St. Nine bids were submitted for working including flooring, electrical, construction and HAVAC. Dick’s...

 

Hickory Square Proposal To Be Reviewed

Officials from the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce will review plans and answer questions on a proposed project for Sidney's Hickory Square. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. in the...

 

City of Sidney President's Day Schedule

The City of Sidney will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of President's Day. All City Departments will be closed including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 14, 2018

Community Gets The Nod At Chamber Banquet

While the stage was set to mimic the Hollywood Oscars, the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce could well have named its Saturday awards program the "Team Awards." The Chamber annually uses its award...

 

Daniel Christian Band coming to Sidney

Nebraska performer Daniel Christian and his band will be in Sidney Feb. 16. The concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. with ticket prices $12 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and WNCC $5. Children...

 

Public Meetings Set For Look At Ground Water

Public Meetings to discuss ground water are being hosted by the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD). Topics to be covered during these meetings will include water levels, water usage, irrigation water allocations; water resources...

 

Sidney High School Takes Top Honors at Western Region Envirothon Contest

GORDON – A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest at Niobrara State Park Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The first place team was Sidney High...

 
 By Dave Ostdiek    News    February 14, 2018

First Lego League Gets Youth Involved In Science, Technology, Fun

More than 100 boys and girls from communities throughout the western half of Nebraska spent the better part of a recent Saturday together, in a competition that rewarded their imagination, creativity, cooperation and good sportsmanship. On the line...

 
 By Kelley Rice    News    February 9, 2018

PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVES: 4-H Reaches Youth Through Clubs and Other Learning Experiences

4-H is the largest youth organization in the nation. 4-H serves more than 7 million youth, working in partnership with national, state, and local partners to provide meaningful experiences where youth learn by doing. As we celebrate Nebraska 4-H...

 

City Continues Energy Rebate Program

The City of Sidney has a program with the potential of doubling a homeowner’s savings. There is a way to let the City pay residents to save energy and consequently money. The Energy Efficiency...

 

Agri-Plastics Opens First US Production Facility in Sidney

Agri-Plastics, an Ontario-based manufacturer of calf housing solutions, has opened its first US production facility in Sidney. Three rotomolding machines are currently being installed, and the plant...

 

County Commissioners Open Construction Bids

Bid openings and county roads took most of the attention of the Cheyenne County Commissioners when they met Monday, along with evaluations for several employees. The Commissioners opened the meeting with routine business, then went into executive...

 

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