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Platte Valley Bank warns of the dangers of possible text message scams

Recently, reports of a string of fraudulent text messages targeting the local community that appear to be from Platte Valley Banks have been made In one of these scams, a text message alerts was sent... Full story


It's time for the St. Patrick's Fall Festival!

An event that locals have looked forward to each year for well beyond fifty years is back. St. Patrick's Fall Festival swings into motion this Sunday, November 5, 2023 from 11am until 2pm. Everybody... Full story


Cheynne County Announces 2nd Annual Pumpkin Contest Winners

Barbara Perez, Sidney Sun-Telegraph The 2023 winners of the Cheyenne County pumpkin decorating contest have been announced. In the Individual category, First Place went to Brycin Moore; Second place... Full story


High Plains #278 Pheasants Forever: Bringing Wildlife and Tradition to a New Generation.

Pheasants Forever High Plains Chapter #278 will be holding its Annual Youth Hunt on Saturday, October 21, 2023, meeting at the Sidney Shooting Park at 8am. The event is open for hunters ages 12-15... Full story


Legislative District 47 Senator Steve Erdman to be Guest speaker in Sidney

“The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults,” Alexis de Tocqueville said of the United States 188 years ago.... Full story


Dalton Comes Alive with its Fall Festival

DALTON- It's that time of the year again and the village of Dalton has held its traditional Fall Festival. Even though the village was founded in 1909, it wasn't until 1921 that they gathered for... Full story


Sidney named as stop on the 2023 Tour of Eucharistic Miracle Boards

The Grand Island Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (GIDCCW), in response to their 2023 Resolution to support the Eucharistic Revival in local diocese and parishes, has put together a tour across the... Full story


Community Arbi-Traitors

Margaret Thatcher famously said "If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing." Britain's Prime Minister from 1979 to... Full story


FEMA Messages Will be Sent to All TVs, Radios and Cell Phones Oct. 4, 2023

Barbara Perez, Editor, Sidney Sun-Telegraph You thought after graduation you’d be through taking tests. Well here comes a doozy for which you didn’t even study. On Wednesday, October 4, a message... Full story


Aspen Gurr of Sidney selected as new Carson Center cohort

Aspen Gurr of Sidney, a recent graduate of Sidney High School, has been selected to join the latest cohort of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. This... Full story


Local children's centers celebrating 20th anniversary with festivities at Legion Park

The Kid's Korner Daycare and Learning Korner Preschool opened their doors to Sidney and its surrounding communities in August of 2003.  They have been offering infant care, a toddler program,... Full story


For third year in a row, SRMC's Long-Term Care Center receives 5-Star rating

Sidney Regional Medical Center's Long-Term Center  announced its designation as a 5-star facility for the third straight year on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Care... Full story


The Night of Hope Walk for Cancer to be held Friday, August 11th, 2023 at Legion Park

SIDNEY - The 2023 Night of Hope Walk for Cancer will be this Friday, August 11th at Legion Park. The Opening Ceremonies will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by the Survivor’s Lap. A free-will... Full story


Local Business "Rounds Up" Support for Children's Programs at Library

Sidney Public Library was the recipient of Hometown Liquor's "Round-Up" Program for the month of July. A whopping 2,794 contributions were made towards the Sidney Public Library's Children's Reading... Full story


Let's Make This Right

Last Friday, just before we closed for the weekend, a handsome, shy young man came into the Sun-Telegraph office carrying a box that he quietly informed me was a gift. Turns out that it was a sampler... Full story


City of Sidney to hold a public hearing on August 8th

Barbara Perez, Editor, Sidney Sun-Telegraph SIDNEY - Since there is a TIF (Tax Increment Financing) agreement on the city-owned building located at 812 Illinois Street that was previously owned by... Full story


Sidney Elks Club to host the 2024 Sidney Women in Agriculture Conference, "Hats Off to Ag Women"

SIDNEY - “Hats off to Ag Women” is this year’s theme of the annual Sidney Women in Agriculture Conference to be held on Aug. 4, 2023, at the Elks Lodge #1894 in Sidney, Neb. Participants will... Full story


Sidney Elks Lodge #1894 hopes to Light Up Lives with Spark Freedom Grant

SIDNEY - This past weekend, members from the Sidney Elks Lodge #1894 packaged up 50 care-packages that will be sent to US troops overseas. The Lodge was awarded a $1000 Spark Freedom Grant which was... Full story


Newly formed Cheyenne County Rotary Club to Host "Kids Cookout in the Park"

If you’re a kid living in Cheyenne County, then Northside Park in Sidney will definitely be the place to be on Wednesday, June 21st. Scheduled to be held from 11am until 2pm, any child age 1-15... Full story


Cheyenne County Fair Board still looking to round up sponsors

The Cheyenne County Fair Board is looking to put on its best fair yet, and are looking to sign on additional sponsors with which to make that possible. Troy Kurz, President of the Board said, "The... Full story


Alexa Fort honored with prestigious award in Journalism

Former SHS graduate Alexa Fort of Sidney earned the prestigious 2023 Eric Sevareid Award for exceptional journalism. Fort also was named first-place winner in Student Market Television in the... Full story


SHS Graduate on Iowa State University's 2023 spring semester Dean's List

More than 9,800 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester Dean’s List. Caitlyn Ann Deal of Sidney, now in her... Full story

 By Barbara Perez    Sports    June 8, 2023

First WSRRA Memorial Day Ranch Bronc riding comes to aptly named Good Times Rodeo Arena in Potter

POTTER - This Western States Ranch Rodeo Association sanctioned event brought in 20 ranch bronc riders from six different states as they made their way to the small Potter arena to compete for cash... Full story

 By Barbara Perez    News    June 1, 2023

Former SHS graduate Kuhns named to Hastings College 2023 Dean's List

Hastings College recently released its Dean's List for the spring 2023 semester. Included in that prestigious placement is 2020 Sidney High School graduate Alaina Kuhns.  Last month, Kuhns graduated... Full story


No Pressure, Only Pleasure at Spring Fever 5k Walk

Barbara Perez, Sun-Telegraph Perfection is not required in the upcoming Spring Fever 5k walk, hosted by Take Back Health and Fitness in Sidney. The "K" component of the 5K distance represents the... Full story


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