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Nebraska trucking industry searches for solutions amid national labor shortage

LINCOLN — One of the nation’s first collective pandemic memories is the clamor to buy and store as much toilet paper as possible. Shelves around the country were cleaned out as the supply chain struggled to keep up. The situation last March...

New Dress Shop Open in Sidney

When Charlotte & Emerson opened, the vision was to offer a place where female shoppers felt comfortable and had a wide variety of accessories and fashion for a friendly price. The concept has...

Airport Board Moving Ahead with Hangar Plans

The Sidney Airport Authority Board continues toward construction of new hangars at the airport. The board has been working toward adding new hangars at the facility with the goal of drawing more air...

Recall Petition Approved

Cheyenne County Clerk Beth Fiegenschuh confirmed Friday, Sept. 15, recall petitions were submitted and approved for Leyton School District Board President Suzy Ernest and board secretary Roland...

The Well-Armed Woman:

On a Sunday in late March 1970, 22-year-old Kathleen Johns packed her infant daughter into a station wagon and left San Bernardino, California to visit her sick mother. Kathleen was also seven months pregnant with the child of her long-time...

Voc-Air Club Hosts Fly-In

Pictured from left are Nick Miller, Pete Flamig and Zach Meininger. The Western Nebraska Community College Voc-Air Flying Club hosted a Fly-In breakfast at the Sidney Airport Saturday. For $8, $4...

Panhandle Perspective:

Nowadays, farmers have more access than ever to data of all kinds about their crops, thanks to rapid development of sensor and telemetry technologies over the past few decades. Yet the adoption rate...

Oct. 23-24 Youth Pheasant Season Includes Special Youth Hunts

LINCOLN – The Oct. 23-24 statewide youth pheasant, quail, and partridge season for hunters ages 15 and younger provides an excellent opportunity to mentor new hunters. “Each fall, the youth season provides a great opportunity to get young...

A Way of Seeing

A central visual symbol in almost every Lutheran worship space is the cross. This cruel instrument of torture and death was reserved for rebellious slaves, violent criminals, and threatening criminal subversives. We see the Cross as a central...

Short-term Investments Offer Liquidity – and More

Generally speaking, investing is a long-term process. You invest in your IRA and 401(k) to reach a long-term goal – retirement. You may invest in a 529 education savings plan for many years to reach another long-term goal – college for your...

Memorial Gardens Work Day

A work day is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Memorial Gardens. A potluck will be held at noon. Contact Kathy at 254-3998 for more...

Nicholas R. Wilson

Nicholas R. Wilson, age 76 of Lodgepole, NE, passed away peacefully on Monday October 11, 2021 at his cherished hunting cabin in the Town of Belvidere, Buffalo County, WI. He was born to LaVonne and...

Rolland J. Larson

Rolland J. Larson, age 88, of Plains, MT and formerly of Cheyenne County passed peacefully on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 in Montana with a spectacular Northern Lights display to light his way. A...

Frances R. Lessman

Frances R. Lessman, age 88, of Bridgeport, NE passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in Bridgeport, NE. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 26, 2021 in St. Paul’s Lutheran...

Coyotes Trounce Wildcats, 85-6

Potter-Dix's Coyote Football team moved their record to 7-and-0 with a rout of the Banner County Wildcats in Harrisburg Friday night. The Coyotes dominated in all aspects of the game, and only a...

Leyton Outlasts Potter-Dix, 2-1

On Saturday the Lady Coyotes traveled to Minatare for the MAC Tournament Saturday morning, and were knocked out in the first round after Leyton staged a comeback to steal a win from the Potter-Dix...

Deep Roots Key to Sidney Cross Country

Sidney’s Red Raider Cross Country team is again having a dominant season, and on Thursday, October 14th, swept the team titles at the NSAA Class 5 District Meet in Ogallala at Crandall Creek...

Warriors Secure Home Playoff Game

Leyton’s Warrior Football team needed a win against Garden County on Thursday to secure a home game to open the Class D2 11 Man Football Playoffs, and a strong second half by the Warriors put away...

Battered Raiders Shut Out 48-0

Sidney’s already depleted roster took even more hits as they traveled to Ogallala Friday night and were shut out by the 4-and-3 Indians. The Red Raiders were forced to rely on untested freshman...

Chadron Sweeps Sidney

The Sidney Lady Raider Volleyball team had beaten the Chadron Lady Cardinals twice already this season, but had the tables turned on them on Tuesday, October 12th, when the Chadron squad visited for...

Storm Rallies Past South Platte

The Creek Valley Storm Football team headed into Thursday night’s contest versus South Platte with only seven players available due to injury. It was Senior Night in Chappell, and the Storm’s...

Growing Through It Together

The last 18 months have been a roller coaster for the entire world.  While many places have struggled, even in America, Nebraskans have come together to power through the pandemic.  Our healthcare...

Straight Talk from Steve:

The Nebraska State Board of Education has lost all credibility with the people of Nebraska. On August 6, 2021 I called for all of the members of the State Board of Education, including the Education...

A Balancing Act

Once in a while, there is a glimmer of reality in our trip on this crazy ride. There is a sitcom recently introduced that plays with the concept of an Afghan interpreter moving to the U.S., and...

Excuse Me!

We are hearing a lot these days from a certain boisterous and routinely violent segment of our nation about how privileged a certain portion of us are. These claims of privilege are based strictly...

The Mark of the Beast

“Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is,...

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