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Voter Turnout Unexpectedly High In County

A number of uncontested races - during a mid-term election - could have spelled for low voter turnout this week, but Cheyenne County voters turned out in numbers surprising to some officials. Just...

Santa Makes First Stop in Sidney Saturday

Santa Claus will make his initial visit to Sidney Saturday, Nov. 10, to kick off the Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s. The grand entry is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, with Sidney Police escorting Santa’s arrival on a firetruck. Among the many...

Creek Valley's Second Annual Career Fair

Wheat Belt Public Power District was among the businesses participating in Creek Valley's Second Annual Career Fair held at the high school gym on Friday morning, Nov. 2. Approximately 60 students...

Medicaid Expansion Passes In Nebraska; Lawmakers Must Decide How To Pay For It

LINCOLN--Nebraska became the 34th state Tuesday to expand access to Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income people. With just over 53 percent of the votes cast, Initiative 427 passed. It amends state law with the goal of...

Potter Hosts Veterans Day Program

Potter American Legion Post # 291 will host its Veteran’s Day Program at the Potter-Dix School at the Potter Gym at 11a.m. Monday, Nov. 9. Dr. Steve Davis will be speaking, and several musical numbers by the Potter-Dix High School band and...

Candy Buy Back Nets Second Largest Return

The streets were filled with ghosts and goblins of various age, princesses and heroes of various worlds, all holding sacks and plastic pumpkins in anticipation of a sampling of sweets at Trunk or...

South Elementary to Honor Veterans Monday

Monday will be a time of recognition and first-hand education as veterans will be honored at South Elementary School. Military veterans are encouraged to stop by South Elementary between 8:15 and...

Community Calendar

Friday, Nov. 9th-The Oregon Trail Dance Club will have a 50’s Dance at the IOOF Hall in Gering from 7:00-9:00 with Lucky Calling. We will have PLUS dancing from 6:30-7:00. Dress in the 50’s if you like. We will also have election of officers....

Lady Raiders Strive for Consistency

Sidney's Lady Raider volleyball team finished their 2018 season Saturday with a loss in the district finals against Grand Island North West. Although the girls did not qualify for the state...

Firearm Deer Season Opens Nov. 10

LINCOLN – Nebraska’s nine-day firearm deer season opens Nov. 10, giving individuals an opportunity to share a hunt with family or friends. As of Nov. 5, deer permits remain in the following management units: Blue Southeast, Buffalo Whitetail,...

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