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Commissioners Approve Sports Event Grant

The Cheyenne County Commissioners signed off on a sports event grant approved by the Visitors Committee. The Visitors Committee recently wrote a grant process designed to support sporting events....

Tourism Director Retires

In June 2018, Kevin Howard was hired as the new tourism director for Cheyenne County. He came with the presence of a man who sits down with a stranger and a cup of coffee and later get back on the...

Farm Bureau President Commends Smith House Ways and Means Trade Committee Appointment

LINCOLN – “On behalf of the Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB), I want to congratulate Congressman Adrian Smith (NE-3) for being selected to serve as the Ranking Republican Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade. Given the importance...

Grain Entrapment: Don't Risk It

Every time a farmer sidesteps grain-bin entry safety guidelines, they’re rehearsing for a tragedy. With the size of modern bins, the risk of grain entrapment, the leading cause of grain bin...

Does Your Business Have An Exit Strategy?

If you’re a business owner, you’ve got so much to think about, and you work so hard, that it might be difficult to envision the day when you’re in a different place in life. However, that day will likely arrive, so you’ll want to be...

Missoula Children's Theatre Production 'The Emperor's New Clothes' On Stage in Sidney Feb. 5

SIDNEY- Audiences of all ages will get a fresh look at an old favorite this Saturday, February 5th, when the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) and more than 50 local students present an original musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen...

PlainsWest CASA Introduces Parenting Classes

It is often said parenting is one of the hardest jobs you'll love. The love is for the child or children you are raising. The difficulty is the next cliché: parenting is one job that comes with no...

Cheyenne County's Best Spellers

It took about eight rounds to decide among the stage full of Cheyenne County spelling contestants. As with a sporting contest, the decision was often made by who was mentally more focused, and what...

Dean Nels Nelson Olson

Dean Nels Nelson Olson, age 82, of Sidney, NE passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021 in Sidney. Dean’s request was to be cremated without services. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made, in his...

Lady Storm Falls To Bayard In MAC Tournament

Creek Valley's Lady Storm Basketball team entered the MAC Tournament last Tuesday as the number seven seed, and traveled to Bayard to match up with the number 2 seed Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers...

Storm Falls to Leyton in MAC Tourney

Creek Valley’s Storm Boy’s Basketball team entered the MAC Tournament as the number seven seed, and traveled to Dalton to face the number two seed Warriors last Monday, January 17. The Warriors...

Rough Stretch For Peetz Boy's Basketball

Peetz's Bulldog Boy's Basketball team has had a rough go so far in the season, and have dropped three of their last four contests. On January 12, the boys traveled to Anton to face off against...

Sidney Wrestlers Compete At Scottsbluff/Gering

Sidney’s Red Raider Wrestling team traveled on Thursday to compete in a triangular, and had a tough time, dropping both duals. Sidney lost to Scottsbluff 64-to-12 and to Gering 61-to-18. Sidney...

Coyotes Take MAC Title

Potter-Dix's Coyote Boy's Basketball team entered the MAC Tournament as the number one seed and played like it, easily dispatching Banner County in the first round of the tournament then having...

Warriors Fall To Bayard in Semifinals

Leyton's Warrior Boy's Basketball team entered the MAC Tournament on January 17 as the number two seed after knocking off number one seed Potter-Dix on the road six days previously. The Warriors...

Raiders' Skid Moves To Three

After a hot start to the season, Sidney's Red Raider Boy's Basketball team has dropped three games in a row, with two losses last week against Gothenburg and Yuma. The Swedes came into Friday's match...

Lady Raiders One-and-One Over Week

Sidney's Lady Raider Basketball team had two games over the week, and came away with one win and one loss. However, they had another loss which will affect the team for the rest of the season when...

Straight Talk From Steve: LR14

Ever since being elected to the State Legislature back in 2016, I have received more emails in support of an Article V convention of the states than on any other single issue by a long shot. The...

Bait and Switch

One year ago this week, I attended the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris. While I was deeply disappointed in the election process and its outcome, President Biden campaigned...

Discrimination Against White People

Did you know that if you are a white person that you are currently being discriminated against and punished for what other white people did in the past?  The current powers that be and the world...

Putting An End to Human Trafficking in Nebraska

The most heinous crimes often target vulnerable members of our society.  To protect our innocent, Nebraska is hard at work to expose human trafficking and root it out of the Good Life. Human...

Energy Crisis '74

There was a humorous record released in 1974 by the comedy team of Buchanan and Goodman, titled “Energy Crisis ‘74” Below is a word-for-word transcription of the lyrics… “We’re here at...

Players vs The Game

The days of Andy Griffith and Mayberry RFD are gone. They are not a memory, except with previous generations. Even the scripts once seen as a distant dream are viewed humorously. Don Knotts has gone...

Why Now?

I’ve been blessed. I’ve been sure to let God know that. Though far from rich by the world’s standards, I’ve got a beautiful wife, a nice house, a vehicle that runs, food, clothing, clean...

The March for Life

In August 2020, our nation marked the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, which gave women the right to vote. This was the final victory in a decades-long struggle by these...

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