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Final presentation for nuisance ordinance to be presented

Sidney’s Planning Commission will be offering its final presentation on adopting an ordinance for chronic nuisances tonight at the last city council meeting of the month. As presented, the ordinance would create a “three strikes rule.” With...

 

Ventriloquist visits Sidney for Oktoberfest

This Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m., ventriloquist Greg Claassen will be performing in the Octoberfest tent. Greg Claassen and his “friends” have been performing a Ventriloquist comedy show for the past 30 years throughout North America and...

 

New phone scam targets Sidney residents

Local Sidney banks have reported a new scam hitting Sidney residents through text messages. There have also been some reports of cell phone numbers and landlines receiving rude voicemails from the same number. First reports of the scam seemed to be...

 

Hamlet production comes to Sidney

Nebraska Shakespeare is proud to present its 2016 On Tour production of Hamlet on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m., at the Sidney High School Performing Arts Center. Nebraska Shakespeare will also be...

 

Michaels named For Peetz Sake Parade Marshals

The 2016 For Peetz Sake Parade Marshals are Marlin and Cynthia Michaels. Marlin and Cynthia Michaels have lived in the Peetz area all of their lives. Marlin was born in Sidney, and was raised in...

 

DVFD is looking for donations

Dalton Volunteer Fire Department proudly announced a new generation of trained emergency medical technicians. These Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) have undergone rigorous training including course work, hands-on training and continuing...

 

Annual Newcomer's Social hosts contest

Cheyenne County Chamber is hosting its fourth annual Newcomer’s Social at the Sidney Community Center on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 5-7 p.m. All residents who are new to Cheyenne County within the past 24 months are welcome to attend. Many different...

 

Wheat Belt gives donation to WNCC

Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) received a donation of $25,000 from Wheat Belt Public Power District Thursday at Wheat Belt's headquarters north of Sidney. The gift will support the...

 

All Pro-Dads invite youth, role models to breakfast

All Pro-Dads is a group geared to bring first through fourth graders together with male role models. Although it is geared toward male role models, the child’s role model does not have to be male to attend. All Pro-Dads kicked off its third year...

 

City manager reports successes for past year

Sidney’s City Council met Tuesday, Sept. 13, when Ed Sadler, city manager updated council on some of city department’s accomplishments this past fiscal year. Accomplishments reported include helping “Help Keep Sidney Beautiful” with tire...

 

Dalton Fall Festival kicks off Friday with homecoming game

The 89th Dalton Fall Festival is kicking off their annual festival on Friday. This year’s theme is “How Do You Express Your Holiday?” Friday there will be a Senior Citizens’ Soup Supper from 5-7 p.m. The Leyton Warrior football team will...

 

Budget leads council agenda items

Sidney City Council will be holding the first of its two September regular meetings tonight at 7:15p.m. in the council chambers located on 1115 13th Avenue. At the meeting, council will be going over and voting on adopting 2016-17 budget summary for...

 

Local 4-H showmen recognized at Nebraska State Fair

Local 4-H’ers came home from competition at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island with multiple ribbons from various projects they originally showcased at Cheyenne County Fair a little over a month ago. Kids age 10 through 18, who were able to...

 

Shooting Sport volunteers needed

The 4-H Nebraska Extension office is currently looking for volunteers to help teach different shooting sport classes in Sidney this year. A Nebraska 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification Workshop is scheduled for October in Bridgeport, NE this...

 

City Council approves mil levy

After refiguring the 2017 Cityof Sidney budget, the mil levy will remain at .43%, the same percentage as the 2016 mill-levy. To help make this happen some of the equipment reserve was trimmed. The proposed park study and some roadwork was also cut...

 

Main Street Program discontinued

The Cheyenne County Chamber Board has made the decision to no longer be apart of the Main Street Program offered in Nebraska by the Nebraska Historical Society. The Nebraska Main Street Network was established to help communities develop traditional...

 

Langley chosen Potter Days Queen

Potter Days kicked off official events on Thursday evening by crowning the 2016 Potter Days Queen at Legion Hall in Potter. Girls who wished to enter the Potter Days Queen contest had to be a junior...

 

"It's all about the bling"

Potter Days participants have started preparing for the 2016 celebration by holding a dress rehearsal. Both Miss Potter candidates and residents performing in the Legion Show practiced Wednesday...

 

Safety training held for electrical linemen

Earlier this week Sidney hosted a three-day safety training for electrcial linemen in the area, sponsored by Nebraska Rural Electric Association. Several vendors also helped make this training...

 

Robotics Club kicks off season

The 4-H Robotics Club held its first meeting this season on Tuesday at the Light Memorial Presbyterian Church in Sidney. The club is available for first through 12th grade. According to the...

 

Karl Elmshaeuser discusses key issues

Karl Elmshaeuser spoke about key issues in Nebraska with Sloan Estates residents late last week. Elmshaeuser is running for Nebraska's Legislature in District 47 in the upcoming November elections....

 

Piping project to be bid out

At the regular Sidney City Council meeting last week, Sidney City Manager Ed Sadler brought to council a potential price for the new piping project that needs to be done along highway link L17J. The project was brought to light after the water...

 

Erdman visits Sidney on campaign trail

In an event hosted by Peggy Popps and Wendall Gaston at Buffalo Point, Steve Erdman encouraged Sidney residents to vote for him for Legislature 47th District during the November election. Erdman has...

 

Fourth grade students plant fall tub gardens

This year 102 fourth grade students at North Elementary have planted fall tub gardens. Various short season seeds were planted in tubs, which were hand painted by the students. Students will work in...

 

Teaching good boys to be great men one adventure at a time

Local Boy Scouts gathered at the Lodgepole Valley Youth camp Tuesday to sign up for the new year. Nearly 20 boys and their parents signed up at the event, which is part of a drive to offer scouting...

 

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