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Marines celebrate 241 years

Local Marines celebrated the 241 birthday of the Marines, with an annual Marine Ball in Sidney last weekend. More than 50 Marines and their significant others attended the ball this year. Nick Eddy,...

 

Sidney PD receives medication destruction bin through grant

The Sidney Police Department received a medication disposal bin through a grant from CVS pharmacy which arrived last week. Twice a year, the police department holds a medication destruction event...

 

Two injured in accident outside of Sidney

On Saturday evening around 7:30 p.m. Cheyenne County Deputies responded to an accident north of Sidney on Highway 385. Sidney resident Samantha Buttle was turning left on highway 30 when she was...

 

November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. There are multiple types of diabetes people can have which include, type one, type two and gestational diabetes. Keith Jones, a former Sidney resident who now lives in Kimball was diagnosed with...

 

Sidney honors those who have served our country

With Veteran's Day approaching many businesses around Sidney are offering free items and programs to honor local veterans in Sidney on Veteran's Day. Throughout the day Friday, veterans can receive free hair cuts at WNCC and a free meal at...

 

Daylight Saving Time end Sunday

The changes brought to you by Daylight Saving Time (DST) strike again. Sunday at 2 a.m. clocks will be set back an hour, at least for every state outside Hawaii and Arizona. Though DST has been part of life in the United States since World War I,...

 

Chamber hosts Night at the Races

Cheyenne County Chamber will be hosting “Night at the Races” this Saturday at Buffalo Point in Sidney from 5-8 p.m. Doors will be open at 5 p.m. with social hour at 5:30 p.m. and races starting at 6 p.m. There will be five different pre-recorded...

 

Charter addresses questions at City Council Meeting

City Council held its last meeting for October on Tuesday. Eddie Trower, Charter Communications Government Affairs, answered questions regarding Charter’s service within Sidney. Trower said Fox and NBC would be available in high definition soon....

 

Halloween safety tips

With Halloween quickly approaching, parents are recommended to educate their children on the Halloween safety, to remain as safe as possible, while having a good time trick-or-treating. The National Safety Council gives the following safety tips to...

 

Toys for Tots kicks off drive seeking donations

With a little more than 60 days until Christmas, Cheyenne County Toys for Tots will be distributing its donation boxes and fliers throughout Cheyenne County this week. Matt Gudahl, County Coordinator, said there will be 10-15 locations with donation...

 

Grant provides updated equipment

Alcohol breath testers have been awarded to the Sidney Police Department (SPD) through a traffic safety grant award. SPD has received three hand held alcohol breath testing units, valued at $285...

 

Actor brings message of hope in face of bullying

Quinton Aaron, who is best known for his portrayal of Michael Oher in the Academy Award winning movie, "The Blind Side," will be talking with students at Leyton Schools today about bullying. Aaron...

 

Chronic nuisance ordinance approved

During the latest City Council meeting, a nuisance ordinance was approved. The approved ordinance was introduced by City Manager Ed Sadler based on an existing ordinance in Webster City, Iowa. The ordinance's enforcement procedure states, upon...

 

Voters asked to approve Sidney economic fund

November’s election ballot will give Sidney residents a chance to vote on the City of Sidney Economic Development Plan. The ballot question asks “shall the City of Sidney establish an economic development program by appropriating annually from...

 

Bass Pro CEO visits Cabela's employees

Bass Pro CEO, Johnny Morris made a trip to Sidney on Tuesday to talk with more than 250 employees at Cabela’s. According to the Associated Press, Morris told Cabela’s employees he wouldn’t plant false hopes about their jobs after his company...

 

City saves money on upcoming project

City Council met Tuesday for its bimonthly meeting in Sidney dispatching busines with Councilman Joe Arterburn being excused. Council has saved the city $100,000 with the upcoming construction on a pipeline project with Paul Reed Construction and...

 

Fire Prevention Week: Students learn from firefighters

The Sidney Volunteer fire department is helping local students celebrate Fire Prevention Week this week by visiting Sidney schools and discussing fire safety with students. On Monday local volunteer...

 

History and timeline of a legend

To fully understand the foundation of Cabela’s success and loyalty throughout the years, it is important to understand where the family's roots began and their drive for success in maintaining core values and mission. According to the book “Cabel...

 

Original bond continues for Almond

Edgar Almond appeared in district court Wednesday with his lawyer Steven Elmhauser in front of Honorable judge Weimer. Almond is being charged with possession of a destructive device, a class IV felony. The charges stem from an incident called in to...

 

Hotes appears in court

Dale Hotes appeared in Cheyenne County district court with his lawyer Don Miller in front of Honorable Judge Weimer Wednesday. Hotes has been charged with attempted assault on a police officer, a Class IV felony, and terrorist threats, which is a...

 

City economic development director leaving

It was announced Tuesday night during the Sidney City Council meeting that Economic Development Director, Tina Hochwender, would be leaving her position with the city to relocate for a new opportunity. Tina Hochwender began her position with the...

 

Quad/Graphics holds ribbon cutting

Wednesday afternoon Quad/Graphics held its official ribbon cutting at the company's new Sidney home on Illinois street. Quad/Graphics is a World Wide provider of print and media solutions. Cabela's...

 

Rocktoberfest

While adults are enjoying festivities at the tents during Oktoberfest this weekend, Rocktoberfest is an option for teens, from seventh-12th grades to have some fun. Rocktoberfest will be tonight and tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 1. The evens will be held...

 

Council moves forward on finance plan

A member of Robert W. Baird and Co., presented the finance plan they drafted for the City of Sidney General Obligation Bonds at the city council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The City of Sidney currently has three bonds that are coming due. The finan...

 

Almond case bound over to district court

Edgar Almond appeared in Cheyenne County Court on Sept. 27, on charges of first degree unlawful possession of explosives and possession of a destructive device stemming from his arrest on Sept. 15....

 

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