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 By Don Ogle    News    February 8, 2019

Grand Jury Finds No Wrongdoing in Flood Death

A Garden County grand jury has determined there was no criminal actions connected to the September death of a Sidney woman, Candy Flood, while she was in the custody at the Garden County Jail. At...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 6, 2019

Highby Outdoors Opens Its Virtual Doors

After months of planning, hope, and a little consternation, the newest addition to Sidney's business community, Highby Outdoors, is open. The new online retailer announced Monday that it was open for...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 1, 2019

Former Cabela's Office Space to Return to Retail Use

A small group of western Nebraska investors is making plans to re-open a former retail space most recently used as offices for Cabela’s. It’s been a while since the small strip of offices at 601...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 1, 2019

Tin Roof Sundae Named Must Try Food

Potter is taking center stage nationally this week, thank to the Potter Sundry's famous Tin Roof Sundae and its place on a new must-try list from the Food Network. "The United Plates of America,"...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    January 30, 2019

Throwdown Breakfast a Resounding Success

There was some smack talk, a little bragging, and a lot of good food. That was the setting for what planners hope will be an annual event - the Throwdown Breakfast - showcasing the cooking talents of...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 25, 2019

Robotics League Fills Sidney Gym with Excitement

Young 4-H robotics students from across western Nebraska filled the West Elementary gym in Sidney Saturday to test their skills in the First Lego League Regional Championship. As part of the...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 16, 2019

Chamber to Honor Top Businesses, Supporters

Cheyenne County businesses and community supporters will be in the limelight Friday, when the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual awards banquet. From the most influential new...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 16, 2019

Superintendent Reaches Out to the Community

In a different type of approach to community outreach, new Leyton School Superintendent Chris Geary held meetings in Gurley and Dalton last week. Geary’s “Superintendent Scoop” meetings, which h...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 11, 2019

Sidney Nursing Facility to Close

A Sidney skilled nursing center is being closed by the state. Residents and staff of Sidney Care and Rehabilitation Center were informed of the decision Wednesday by Ken Klassmeyer of Klassmeyer and A...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 11, 2019

Job Fair Offers New Opportunities for Local Workers

Hopefuls flooded the Cheyenne County Community Center Wednesday, where 20 companies had representatives present at a job fair hosted by the City of Sidney's Economic Development department. On display...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 9, 2019

Firefighters Respond to House Fire

Sidney's Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire late Friday morning in the 2100 block of 22nd Ave. in Sidney. Black smoke poured from the back of the home when responders arrived to the...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 9, 2019

Sidney Among Sites for Premier on Student Mental Health

Sidney has been chosen as one of six state sites to hold premier showings of a film exploring what the film’s makers call one of the “most pressing and complicated issues in public education...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 6, 2019

Highby Outdoors Opens Its Virtual Doors

After months of planning, hope, and a little consternation, the newest addition to Sidney's business community, Highby Outdoors, is open. The new online retailer announced Monday that it was open for...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 2, 2019

Kurz Rises to Rank of Eagle Scout

A Sidney teen has been recognized for earning the highest achievement in the Boy Scouts. At just 15 years old, Owen Kurz joins a group of high performing Boy Scouts from the area who have...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 2, 2019

Sidney Mayor Marks History of Service

As he begins to lead the Sidney City Council through the coming year, newly chosen Mayor Roger Gallaway doesn’t have a set agenda, or anything he particularly wants to see the council accomplish....

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 21, 2018

No One Injured In Apartment Fire

Two Sidney families escaped injury early Wednesday morning when a fire broke out in adjoining apartments, gutting one. Sidney Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene at Fort Sidney...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 21, 2018

Sidney Mom Among NEST Drawing Winners

A young Sidney resident got a leg up on her college education this week, thanks to the submission of a photo taken by her mother. Sidney's Kristin Boltjes entered a picture of her daughter, Everly, wh...

 

Shop With A Cop Brings Smiles Galore

Smiles were ear to ear as a group of young people piled out of five police cars in front of the Sidney Walmart, Saturday, evidence of the excitement created by their mode of arrival. Just minutes...

 

SHS Christmas Concert

Sidney High School's Music Department presented its Christmas Concert Tuesday, with both the concert band and choir performing under the direction of David Mead, along with performances highlighting...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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