Businesses Standing Together

In any given town, there are attractions that draw people, social cathedrals in a sense, that people value as part of the community's identity. In many towns, especially smaller communities, theaters...

Schools Report New COVID Cases

Five COVID Cases at Sidney High School are under quarantine. In a report on the Sidney Public Schools website, the District reports five cases under quarantine at Sidney High School, one at Sidney Middle School, one at West Elementary School and...

Mueller, Haas Airport Authority Board Write-In Candidates

Nic Haas and Jesse Mueller have are seeking voter support as write-in candidates for the Sidney Airport Authority Board. The board has two positions open, and two candidates. The ballot will show Jim...

USDA Reminds Producers of WHIP+ Distaster Assistance Deadline

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds producers that the deadline to submit applications for disaster recovery assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) for 2018 and 2019 losses is...

Nebraska Specialty Crop Projects Receive $823,000 in USDA Grants

LINCOLN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded $822,737 in grants to fund 16 projects designed to strengthen the specialty crop industry in Nebraska. The USDA provides grant monies through the Specialty Crop Block Grant...

Vote For A Solid Investment Strategy

Election Day is little more than a week away. As a citizen, you may feel the results will affect many aspects of life in this country. But as an investor, your situation probably won’t change after the votes are counted. No matter who wins, the...

E-Waste Collection Set for Nov. 14

Keep Sidney Beautiful is hosting an E-Wast collection event, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov 14. The event will be held at Legion Park by the t-ball fields. The E-Waste collection will accept...

Trunk or Treat Set for Oct. 30

A Trunk or Treat community event is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at 638 Illinois St. Participants are encouraged to enter through the east end of the parking lot. Social distancing...

Community Wide Pop and Snack Drive for Veterans

Cans of Diet Coke, regular A & W Root Beer and orange pop, in addition to individually wrapped snacks are being collected for veterans at Cheyenne VA Hospital through Nov. 9. Drop-off sites and times...

Suzanne Mae Solano

Suzanne Mae Solano, 67, of Lincoln, died Oct. 17, 2020, peacefully in her home. She was born Dec. 12, 1952, in Sidney, the daughter of Lloyd and Geraldine Talich. A celebration of life open house was...

Patricia Jean Von Seggern

Patricia Jean Von Seggern, 85, of Sidney, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Sidney Regional Medical Center with family by her side. Patricia was the daughter of Bernard and Eleanor McCarthy...

Jerry G. Clark

Jerry G. Clark, 72, of Fremont, NE passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 in Omaha, NE. Jerry was born October 17, 1948 in Sidney, NE, to Gerald and Betty (Cruise) Clark. Jerry grew up around Sidney...

Tigers Tame Raiders 41-14

Sidney’s Red Raider Football team travelled to Mitchell to face a high-powered Tiger team, and fell by a final score of 41-to-14 in a game that was much closer than the ending score indicated. The...

Raider Cross Country Boys Runner Up in Class C

Sidney’s Red Raider Cross Country team traveled to Kearney on Friday for the NSAA State Cross Country Championships and the boys’ squad finished second with 99 points to first place Milford with...

Briggsdale Falcons Outlast Bulldogs 72-29

The Peetz Bulldog Football team hosted the rival Briggsdale Falcons Friday night in Peetz and came out on the wrong side of a 72-to-39 final score. It was a close and competitive game that the...

Lady Raiders Down Gering, 3-0

Sidney’s Lady Raider Volleyball team hosted the Gering Lady Bulldogs Tuesday Oct. 20, and had no problem downing their rivals in three straight sets, 25-to-18, 25-to-10 and 25-to-19. However, what...

Loomis Runs Past Leyton, 56-16

The Leyton Warrior Football team made the long drive to Loomis for the first round of the D2-8 Man NSAA Playoffs Thursday afternoon, and came up short against a Loomis Wolves team that was able to...

Coyotes Humble Storm 66-13

The Potter-Dix Coyotes ended their undefeated regular season in a spectacular fashion, dominating the Creek Valley Storm in Chappell 66-to-13 in a one-sided game that proved the Coyotes were not only...

Looking Up to the Locked Up

Today, we visited a local nursing home. We all brought baked goods for the staff and made festive cards for the residents. After placing these things on the front bench to be picked up, we started to...

A People Lost on the Journey

Of all times to be reminded of a bike ride, this one arrives just as the first real snow of the season is predicted. My last bike tour took place in my new backyard, sort of. It was a round trip tour...

Keep Standing

There is no doubt that the 2020 election is upon us. It has reared its ugly head and I don’t think November 4th is going to calm anything down. Francis Shaeffer warned, “I believe the majority of...

Time to Choose

Voters will soon choose which of two flawed men will lead our nation the next four years. There are very strong feelings on both sides and no matter who wins, half the nation will be angry. Therein...

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