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Commissioners Discuss County Fair

There are specific events that define a community, including the aroma of fresh popcorn colliding with cheesy nachos and the presence of livestock in the same area. County fairs include a variety of...

Home At Last

It wasn't a million dollar lottery win, although it might have felt like it. There weren't any well-known celebrities followed by clowns and confetti celebrating the lucky draw of the family's name....

Tuition Freeze Highlights 2022-23 University Budget

At a time when families are paying more for gas, groceries and living expenses, the University of Nebraska System will again freeze tuition for all students under a proposed 2022-23 operating budget released today by President Ted Carter. The...

ASA Accepting Applications for Conservation Legacy Awards

ST. LOUIS (June 24, 2022) — Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. The awards recognize farm management practices of U.S. soybean farmers that are both...

Western Bean Cutworm Degree-Day

Jeff Bradshaw, UNL Associate Professor, Entomology Jeff Cluever, UNL Graduate Research Assistant, Entomology Gracie Keiter, UNL Student Intern, Entomology One of the key pests in our region is the Western bean cutworm (WBC). WBC feeding can reduce...

Holy Spirit

Most weeks we use the words of the Apostles Creed to confess our faith. The third article of the creed reads as follows: “I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection...

Take Steps Toward Financial Freedom

Next week, we observe Independence Day, an opportunity to celebrate all the liberties we enjoy in this country. Of course, there are different types of freedoms – such as financial freedom, which can open the doors to many other opportunities....

Elks Lodge Offering Theater Seat Sponsorship

Have you ever heard someone say, "I don’t see your name on it?" Now is your chance to have your name on a seat at the Elks Theatre. The Sidney Elks Lodge and Way Out West Theatre have joined...

School Board Reviews, Approves Policies

The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 Board of Education met June 20, reviewing and approving five policies, an agreement with Rauner and Associates, P.C., to perform the 2021-2222 District...

Virginia Ruth Bules

The sun set on the life of Virginia Ruth Bules, 81, formerly of Delta, CO, on May 27, 2022, when the Lord called her home to eternal rest and glory. Virginia was born August 4, 1940, in Sterling, CO...

Gary Lewis Goen

Gary Lewis Goen, age 73, passed away on June 15th, 2022, after a long illness. An Honors Ceremony will be held 1 p.m. Aug. 3 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado, 2830 Riverside Parkway,...

Muldoon Excels In MAC Vs. MNAC All-Star Game

After the conclusion of the State Tournament, Mullen's Superintendent, Chris Kuncl, contacted Potter-Dix Activities Director Cory Michelman about getting the Mid-Nebraska Activities Conference (MNAC)...

Peetz 4X800 Team Breaks School Record

The Peetz boy's 4X800 Relay Track team competed at the CHSAA State Championships on May 23, and the boys earned third place overall, with a school record-breaking time of 9:00.46. The boys battled...

Sidney Opens Week With Win Over Chadron

Sidney's American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team had a very busy week, starting with an away game against Chadron, then followed by tournament play in Alliance through the weekend. The contest...

Curbing America's Corrosive Inflation

Americans are experiencing pain at the pump and sticker shock at the store. Prices continue to soar. This out-of-control inflation is corrosive to the financial health of America’s families. The...

Breaking the Stigma

Mental health. Those two words can be scary. Mental health. It is something that once was a taboo subject to talk about. Now, it is one that is more prominent and discussed on a daily basis. Hi, my...

The Road to Omaha

Baseball is America’s pastime. There’s nothing quite like enjoying a hot dog in the stands, hearing the sound of a home run, or watching your favorite player beat the tag at home. Every year in...

Staring at a Blank Page

I’ve been looking at this page for what seems like hours and no words are magically appearing. Oddly enough it reminds me of some quotes attributed to different know cycling racers. Example: It...

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

First, let us glory in the God Who gave us Old Glory, the stars and stripes.  Her grandeur has endured through the most trying times our nation has ever faced;  One nation, under God, indivisible,...

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