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'Sherm' Resigns from Sidney Library

He's a familiar face in the literary community. He's not always outspoken, but known for his thoughtful words and excitement for blending bound books and new technology. Andrew "Sherm" Sherman and...

Havorka Appears in Court on Drug Charges

David Havorka, 56, of Sidney, appeared in Cheyenne County District Court Thursday, Oct. 17 for a preliminary hearing on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Havorka was arrested after... Full story

Sidney Attorney New State Bar President

OMAHA – At the conclusion of the Nebraska State Bar Association (NSBA) Annual Meeting October 9-11, 2019, Steve Mattoon will accept the gavel from outgoing NSBA President J. Scott Paul. Steve... Full story

Commissioners Approve ATM in Courthouse

It may be a shorter walk if you're in the Cheyenne County Courthouse and find yourself short of cash or can't write a check. The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved Sheriff Adam Frerichs'...

Hay Truck Fire

Sidney Fire Department responded to a report of a truck hauling hay on fire near Highway 385 and Highway 30 at about 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. The Sidney Fire Department called City crews to...

SPNRD Recognizes Tammy Sherman as Environmental Educator

Passion is what makes the difference. It doesn't matter what the occupation or calling in life. It is the difference between working for the paycheck and working to benefit your clients... or...

Karuna Counseling Ribbon Cutting

Nicole Peralta cuts the ribbon for the new location of Karuna Counseling. The office is now located at 731 Illinois St. Karuna Counseling started as an office in the Western Nebraska Community...

Cheyenne County Receives Dividend Check

LINCOLN – Cheyenne County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $16,398, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county's...

Community Honors Anthony's Years of Service

Geri Anthony, front, and Jan Munson, pause near the cupcake display and custom cake during the Friday reception honoring Anthony's retirement. She has...

Table of Grace Seeks Community Support

For many families, the numbers just don't work. There is the struggle of school expenses for the children, proper clothes and the seasons change, and sometimes just keeping food in the cupboard....

Celebrate Friends of the Library Week

The Friends of the Sidney Public Library will be spending the week of October 20-26, 2019, celebrating its Friends of the Library group as part of the 13th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week. The Friends put on several...

Leyton High School Class of 1979: First out the Door plus 40 years more!

The Leyton High School Class of 1979 held its 40th Class Reunion-Sept. 20-21 over Dalton Fall Festival Weekend. Friday was Meet 'N Greet in Dalton to decorate the class float for the parade on...

Potter-Dix Celebrates Homecoming

This years homecoming was filled with fun dress up days, enjoyable activities, and even our first snow of the year. The theme this year was "versus." To start with our homecoming festivities, Dress...

Sidney Middle School Honor Roll

8th Grade Straight A Honor Roll Sidney Allard, Matthew Carlson, Zoey Dornbier, Ty Grunig, Cole Hanley, Harold Hicks, Ellie Hollingshead, Luke Holly, Siona Kshirsagar, Johnathan Meza, Jayce Namuth, Madison Packer, Danay Peters, Katie Ramsey, Syrus...

September Students of the Month

The Sidney School District Board of Education recognized the September Students of the Month Monday. 7th grade: Kayla Westby is a strong academic student who often leads in the classroom by example....

Sidney Nazarene Church Hosting Special Services

The Sidney Church of the Nazarene is hosting Burkhalter Ministries Oct. 20-23 at the church, 1445 Jackson St. Service times are 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, and 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Oct....

Raymond L. Stokes - Obituary

Pastor Raymond L. Stokes, age 80, of Sidney, NE went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. He was a loving dad, grandpa and friend who touched many lives with his old...

Ted D. Bules - Death Notice

Ted D. Bules, age 80 of Gurley, NE passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019 in Bridgeport, NE. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Ted’s care and...

Deloris Ann (Smith) Barnhart - Obituary

Deloris Ann (Smith) Barnhart, age 77 of Sidney, NE passed away Saturday, October 20, 2019, at Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care.  Services will be held Friday, October 25th, 10:30 A.M....

Mary Beyer - Obituary

Mary Beyer, 66, of Sidney passed away at her home on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Graveside services were held. Family and friends can leave condolences at www.bondegardfunerals.com Holchek-Bondegard Funeral Home and Cremations in Chappell is serving...

Michele (Micki) Marie Edwards - Obituary

Michele (Micki) Marie Edwards was born to Michael Bistrain and Betty (Fields) Bistrain on November 6, 1947. Michele, 71, left us on October 17, 2019 after a hard fought battle with cancer. At her...

Pauline Kahrs - Obituary

Pauline Kahrs, age 82, of Lodgepole, NE passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Lodgepole, NE. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, October 28th in the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in...

Lady Raiders Defeat Chadron

Sidney's Lady Raider Volleyball team had split their first two meetings with Chadron, and hosted the Lady Cardinals on Tuesday at the Cabela's Athletic Center. Chadron had just beaten the Lady...

Creek Valley Gets First Win Over South Platte

Creek Valley's Storm Football team continued its undefeated season Friday night, traveling to Big Springs and defeating the South Platte Blue Knights for the first time since the merger of the...

Special Youth Pleasant Hunt Another Success

LINCOLN, – Nebraska youth got to experience an upland hunt as adult mentors took them afield for the state’s special youth pheasant hunt Oct. 19-20. The special hunt took place on 14 wildlife management areas (WMA), where the Nebraska Game and...

WarCats Fall to Paxton

The Leyton/Banner County WarCats entered Thursday's Homecoming contest against Paxton winless, and the inability to stop the big play again sent the WarCats down to defeat. After the opening...

Lady Warriors Down Paxton at Homecoming

Leyton's Lady Warrior Volleyball team hosted Paxton on Thursday for Homecoming, and a fired up crowd was treated to a straight set Leyton win. The first set was close all the way, with both teams...

Raiders Drop Sixth Straight, 39-14

Sidney’s Red Raider Football team traveled to Imperial Friday night to face the Chase County Longhorns, and mistakes and turnovers again turned a close game into a lopsided loss. Sidney started on...

Abundant Opportunities Await Pheasant, Quail Hunters Oct. 26

LINCOLN – Abundant hunting opportunities and access await hunters when they go afield for the opener of the Nebraska pheasant, quail and partridge seasons on Oct. 26. Hunters seeking new places to hunt are encouraged to refer to the 2019-20...

Football Contest Results

Week Four Results Sun-Telegraph Football Contest 14 Sidney vs Chase County 39 20 Leyton vs Paxton 50 26 Potter-Dix vs Minatare 52 45 Peetz vs Prairie 56 64 Creek Valley vs South Platte 39 Tiebreaker Colorado vs Washingston State 51 Total Points...

Area Volleyball Scores

Potter-Dix Coyotes Fri., Oct. 18 S1 S2 S3 S4 Wins Potter-Dix 16 25 19 18 1 Minatare 25 15 25 25 3 Sat., Oct. 19 S1 S2 S3 Wins Miantare 25 20 25 2 Potter-Dix 14 25 15 1 Creek Valley Storm Tues., Oct. 15 S1 S2 S3 S4 Wins Paxton 28 16 25 25 3 Creek...

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