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Nebraska Strong Connects Needs with Resources

Since the announcement of the coronavirus and the resulting pandemic, life has changed, to say the least. Some businesses have had to depend on emergency assistance to stay open, also changing their...

Little Change for Mill Levy

The Cheyenne County Commissioners approved a mill levy of .406647 in their Sept. 7 meeting. The mill levy will generate an estimated $5,686,095. Commissioner Randy Miller said the mill levy has...

Dalton Fall Festival Set for Sept. 17-19

The community of Dalton will have its Fall Festival this weekend, Sept. 17-19. The Dalton Fall Festival is scheduled in coordination with the Leyton High School Homecoming events. Activities start Friday with a Potato Bar at the American Legion...

The Well-Armed Woman

This summer I’ve spent time writing about shooting fundamentals and basic range drills. This article will wrap up these topics by going over common shooting mistakes. I’ll categorize the mistakes into 4 categories: Grip/stance, trigger control,...

Public Records

August 27 1:46 am, Open Door/Window, 21st Century Equipment, 17J Link 3:01 am, Medical Call, Western Heritage, 11th Ave. 5:09 am, Transient Aid, Western Heritage, 11th Ave. 8:46 am, Directed Health Measure 9:37 am, Code Violation, 17J Link &...

Making Friends With an Angel

My first visit to Angel's village was awkward. I stayed with Alfred and Florence. They isolated me in the house's living room and gave me a kerosene cook stove to prepare my food. They didn't know...

Returning to the Farm Workshop Set For December 10, 11

Lincoln - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability and Nebraska Extension will present Returning to the Farm, a workshop series for families who are in the...

2021 State Fair 4-H Results

Sara Allard – Purple – Intermediate Beef Showmanship Sara Allard – Purple - Market Beef – Crossbred Steers Sidney Allard – Purple – Senior Beef Showmanship Sidney Allard – Purple – Commercial Breeding Heifers Calved March/April 2020...

Who is Jesus?

Have you ever tried to define Jesus? I mean, how would you tell someone else who Jesus is? Don’t be too upset if you can’t quite nail it down about who and what Jesus is to you. From the very beginning, most people couldn’t. And even today,...

Plan Ahead Before Joining The 'Great Resignation'

It’s been called the “Great Resignation” – the large number of Americans voluntarily leaving their jobs. If you plan to be part of it (ideally with another source of employment lined up), you’ll need to make the financial moves necessary...

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is suicide prevention awareness month and is a good time to bring to light the mental health crisis that has grown in every community since the beginning of the pandemic. While mental health struggles have always existed, we are seeing...

Battling The Quiet Disease

Suicide is reported to be the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. In 2019, 47,511 Americans died by suicide, with an estimated 1.38 million attempts. According to the American...

Charlyn Henrietta Herboldsheimer

Charlyn Henrietta Herboldsheimer, one of three daughters of Karl Henry August and Mabel Grace (Moore) Hagemeister, was born July 9, 1924, at Aurora, Nebraska. Charlyn grew up attending school at Potter, Nebraska and graduated from Potter High...

Clifford F. Dress

Clifford F. Dress, age 91, of Sidney, NE passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Sidney. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, September 18, 2021, in the St. Patrick’s...

Sidney Cross County Squads Take Titles at Chadron

On Saturday morning, the Sidney Cross Country teams earned first place honors at the Chadron State College High School Cross Country Meet, continuing their dominant start to the Cross Country...

Leyton Rolls Over Bayard, 69-6

The Leyton Warrior Football team traveled to Bayard, and spoiled the hosts' Homecoming festivities 69-to-6 to stay undefeated on the season. Leyton started quickly, shutting down the Tiger offense...

Lady Coyotes Take Two During Tough Week

Potter-Dix's Lady Coyote Volleyball team had a busy week, playing five matches and going 2-for-3 during the stretch. The week started with a triangular at Kimball, and the Lady Coyotes matched up...

Lady Storm End Week With Victory Over Leyton

Creek Valley's Lady Storm Volleyball team started the season with a string of losses until they were able to earn wins against Minatare and Hyannis in the beginning of the month. Creek Valley had a...

Big Plays Sink Sidney 38-28

Sidney’s 2-and-0 Red Raider Football team traveled to Cozad Friday to face the 2-and-0 Haymakers, and a hot and humid evening and a relentless Haymaker running attack combined to turn a one point...

Sioux County Warriors Outlast Creek Valley Storm 38-36

Creek Valley’s Storm Football team traveled to Harrison for a Friday afternoon match-up against the Sioux County Warriors, with both teams looking for their first win of the season. The Warriors...

Lady Raider Volleyball Ends Week With Wins

Sidney's Lady Raider Volleyball team stumbled after a well-played opening win against a strong Sterling, Colorado team at the end of August, but three straight losses showed that the young and...

Visiting with Nebraskans

With summer coming to a close, I have been spending my time visiting with Nebraskans and traveling our state. The conversations I have at meetings, community events, round-table discussions, and...

The Road to 9-11

During the 1990’s, the Clinton administration received sufficient warnings that Osama bin Laden’s terrorist organization, al-Qaeda, intended to continue to carry out attacks upon U. S. citizens...

Is This The End?

I’m seeing things happen in America today that point to the end of the republic as envisioned by our founders. Collectivists have assumed control of the government, education system, media,...

20 Years Later

On September 11, 2001, the United States of America was changed forever. The world watched and held its breath as terrorists attacked our nation. In New York City, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon,...

Picking A Place In Time

Several years ago, there was an Adam Sandler movie called “Click.” On the surface it was the perfect story line. An executive acquired what looks like a generic remote control that can be...

Straight Talk From Steve

On August 9th President Joe Biden went before the camera and blamed 80 million unvaccinated Americans for the persistent spreading of the coronavirus and mandated that all federal employees, save the...

Now What!

There is no shadow of a doubt in my mind that President Joe Biden should be impeached as a result of the mishandling of the Afghanistan withdrawal. He and his top dogs in the cabinet are trying to...

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