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 By Don Ogle    Community    December 12, 2018 

Live Nativity Scene

Youth from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church presented a live Nativity Scene at the church Sunday evening. All animals and characters, even to the baby Jesus, were living parts of the Christmas...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 12, 2018 

Hospice Hosts Tree of Remembrance

It's not only important that a person remembers, but more often how they remember loved ones or events. That was the message shared by speaker Steve Sewell, a counselor delivering the address at the...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 7, 2018

Historical Demonstration

As part of this year's Christmas season tour of the Fort Sidney Museum, Tiann Goll of Laughing Lamb Fibers demonstrated how a spinning wheel was used to make yarns and other fibers...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 7, 2018

Mason Awards

Sidney's Masons celebrated their best this week at Frank Welch Lodge #75 recognizing three Masons for their contributions to the community. While unable to be present because of other obligations,...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 7, 2018

Santa's Coming to Town

A bundled up mother takes a picture of her youngster with Santa Claus during Holidays in Hickory Square last weekend. The event kicked off the downtown Christmas season with a parade, warm goodies...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 5, 2018

Lamplight Music

Sidney sixth grader Dru Weimer plays piano for visitors at the Fort Sidney Post Commander's Home Saturday evening. Weimer and other young musicians played on the century-old piano as part of the...

 

Snow Removal

A City of Sidney Parks Department crew removes snow from Hickory Square to prepare for decorations to be put up this week so they are ready Holidays on Hickory Square Dec. 1. Prior to the Parade of...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 23, 2018

New Extension Assistant Enthusiastic About 4-H

She may be small in stature, but the enthusiasm Cheyenne County's new extension assistant holds for 4-H and its programs is 10 feet tall. Growing up in Omaha, 4-H wasn't a part of Lisa Schumacher's...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 23, 2018

SHS Education Foundation Fund Raiser Approaches

Sidney Public Schools Education Foundation is presenting a night of food and entertainment featuring - and for the benefit of - Sidney students. The night of merriment will begin at 5:30 p.m....

 

Haley Thanks Extends Far Beyond Immediate Family

When it comes to counting blessings this Thanksgiving, the Haley family of Dalton feels they have plenty. Since a football injury resulted in the loss of a leg for one family member, the Haley's have...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 9, 2018

Voter Turnout Unexpectedly High In County

A number of uncontested races - during a mid-term election - could have spelled for low voter turnout this week, but Cheyenne County voters turned out in numbers surprising to some officials. Just...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 7, 2018

Election Day

Sidney election officials greeted a steady stream of voters at the Cheyenne County 4-H Building Tuesday. Sidney voters were set to choose new city council representatives in one of the few contested...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 7, 2018

USDA Grant Boosts SRMC Telehealth Program

Sidney Regional Medical Center and other Panhandle hospitals got a boost in providing advanced services with a telemedicine grant from USDA Rural Development. The $265,159 grant was announced last...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    November 7, 2018

Peetz Blows lnto Six-Man Quarterfinals

Although entering the playoffs from the middle of the pack, Peetz showed it is still a team to be reckoned with, rolling over Flagler/Hi Plains 64-7 in the opening round of the Colorado Six-Man...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    November 2, 2018

Trunk or Treat

More than 1,000 youngsters turned out for Trunk or Treat at Sidney's Hickory Square Wednesday. The event, hosted by the City of Sidney, was the largest turnout in its history....

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 26, 2018

Governor Appoints Sidney Man to Board

A Sidney farmer has been chosen to represent the southern Panhandle on the Nebraska Wheat Board. In a press release this week, it was announced that Tyson Narjes was appointed to the board by Gov....

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 19, 2018

Exotic Meat Leaves Bad Taste

POTTER – Potter-Dix students got a taste of exotic meat in a meal last week. In a letter to parents Wednesday, School Superintendent Mike Williams said kangaroo meat was mixed in with the beef used...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 17, 2018

'I am Jane Doe' Hits Audience Hard

When the lights came up, there was no applause. No chatter or bantering or laughter. Just a poinient silence as viewers absorbed what they had just seen. "I am Jane Doe," a story about the human traff...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    October 12, 2018

HOMECOMING SPIRIT

Snow lightly covered the area Tuesday, giving added indication that Sidney's Red Raiders hope to give Chase County a chilly reception tonight during the Sidney High School Homecomeing football game....

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 12, 2018

Electric Dept. Looking Into Power Outage

City officials are still working to determine what caused a power outage in parts of Sidney Monday. For about 20 minutes, much of Sidney’s north side and the center of town, including downtown,...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 5, 2018

2019 County Fair Plans Being Honed

Plans for the Cheyenne County Fair keep moving forward. At their monthly meeting this week, Fair Board members reviewed the events schedule for the fair, scheduled for July 21-27, 2019. In discussion,...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    October 5, 2018

Look Out World, Here She Comes

A Potter girl became one of the highest achieving Cheyenne County 4-H speakers this year, taking the Grand Champion in the 4-H Speaking Contest at the Nebraska State Fair this year. Hanah Stahl won...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 3, 2018

Feddersen Found Not Guilty On Two Felony Charges

A Sidney man who was accused of beating and robbing an acquaintance during a burglary has been acquitted by a jury. Jackson (Jack) Feddersen was arrested just more than a year ago when he was named by...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    October 3, 2018

Community Center Offers October Promotion

In an idea crazy as the October weather, the Cheyenne County Community Center has announced all of its services will be free for the month of October. Kiersten Richards, the Center’s activities dire...

 

Cabela's Sues Local Start-up Companies

Cabela's LLC has lodged a complaint against two groups of former employees alleging unfair competition and misappropriation of confidential information, according to court records. A case filed by...

 

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