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Annie's Project helps women develop farm management skills

The Nebraska Extension Office in Cheyenne County is offering a program aimed at local women farmers and ranch women called Annie’s Project. Annie’s Project starts Jan. 15 at Western Nebraska Community College. The program is designed to help...

 

Farewell, Sidney

The time has come for me to bid you all adieu. I'm leaving Sidney to take a job in Bristol, Conn., with ESPN as a program assistant with the radio department. Before a couple of weeks ago, I had full...

 

Planning Commission OKs Crossfit club in Sidney

Gary and Sonja Ehlers received permission from the Planning Commission on Monday night to utilize the former Freight Building at 1850 15th Ave. into a private workout gym to accommodate a Crossfit club. This project was halted previously because of...

 

Sledding in the Sidney snow

For nostalgic holiday fans hoping for a white Christmas, their wish was granted. Snow began in the late morning hours of Christmas Day in Sidney and surrounding towns and continued through the night... Full story

 

Gas prices still dropping in Sidney

The price of gasoline is lower today than it has been in some time, and Sidney residents are benefiting from a bit of a "gas war" going on in town. In fact, according to GasBuddy.com, the prices here...

 

Adopt-A-Senior program a big hit at Golden Living Center

Residents at the Golden Living Center were the recipients of a number of gifts Tuesday afternoon courtesy of the Adopt-A-Senior program sponsored by the Cheyenne County Community Center. Kierston Richards, the activity director at the center, and...

 

City Council moves forward on proposed industrial park

Sidney has a new industrial park in the works as City Council reached an engineering agreement with Baker and Associates at its meeting on Monday night. The project will consist of preliminary and final platting for the Sidney Industrial Park,...

 

King's Daughters group helps brighten holidays for local families

Tis the season for giving and the Wide Awake Circle of the King's Daughters are fully ingratiated in the holiday spirit as they provided a multitude of Christmas dinners for families in need last Frid...

 

North students receive lessons in African culture

Throughout this week, fourth-grade students at North Elementary were taught African culture, history and choreography by Charles Ahovissi. Ahovissi worked with the students to prepare a program that...

 

Sidney students continue to make progress, learn from Maple Street Project

Sidney High School students are receiving some valuable hands-on experience remodeling and improving a house on Maple Street. Beau McConnell, Sidney High's construction teacher, along with the...

 

Local police alert public about IRS phone scam

The Sidney Police Department is making residents aware of a scam that has come to light in Sidney as Christmas nears. The Sidney Police have received several calls from residents in the last few weeks stating that they had been allegedly contacted...

 

Ehlers' Crossfit Club delayed over ADA issues

Gary and Sonja Ehlers want to remodel the former Freight Building at 1850 15th Ave. into a private workout gym to accommodate a Crossfit Club. The building, which the Ehlers have leased from owner Simmons Cook, formerly housed the Nebraska Transport...

 

First winter storm of season brings reminders of driver safety

The time has come to bundle up, drive slow and take precautions when driving around the Nebraska roadways. Amidst a bevy of non-fatal incidents in recent days, Sidney residents are being warned to be...

 

Edward Jones Christmas Luncheon

Left, Elvira Benson, Emily Benson and Sklyler Talamantes were on hand to serve food at the Edward Jones Christmas Luncheon on Monday afternoon. Right, Bill Benson, coordinator of this event, poses... Full story

 

Candle-lighting ceremony remembers children who have died

The group "Compassionate Friends" group held a candle-lighting ceremony Sunday night at Evangelical Free Church to honor children who have died. The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting...

 

Sidney boys post pair of key victories

The Sidney High School boys' basketball team downed the Sterling Tigers on Saturday night, 47-31, to push its record to an impressive 4-1 to start the season. It was Sterling's first loss of the...

 

5 sites up for designation as landmarks

Five local properties are being considered by the Sidney Historical Preservation Board and the Sidney city council for local landmarking designation. The Shelter House, Carnegie Library, Camp...

 

Six local women reunite at local hair salon

Six local hair dressers – all who worked with each other years ago – have reunited at Transformations Salon. Tamara Vowers, Christy Riley, Sondra Thies, Jana Tarrell, Shelly Peckham and Kathy...

 

Nienhueser selected new Sidney mayor

Mark Nienhueser was elected the new mayor of Sidney by his fellow City Council members at Tuesday night's meeting. Nienhueser takes over the post previously held by Wendall Gaston. "I think we should...

 

Local bank putting on Tree of Lights program

Security First Bank is erecting a special tree again this Christmas that will help benefit patients at Sidney Regional Medical Center. Sidney Regional Medical Center will provide stars with patient’s names and gift ideas that are individually... Full story

 

Annual "House Lighting" contest to be judged this week

The Cheyenne County Visitors Committee will hold its annual "House Lighting" contest this week, with four prizes on the line for local residents. This judges will drive by houses in Sidney this...

 

School board weighs health coverage for employees not covered by district plan

The Sidney School Board discussed the possibility of implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” for some of its employees at its meeting Monday night. The district is Conducting a study to discover how many of...

 

County Commissioners Winkleman, McMillen stepping down in Jan.

Cheyenne County Commissioners Harold Winkleman and Ken McMillen are ending their long tenures in their respective posts effective Jan. 8. The pair have overseen a litany of projects for Cheyenne...

 

New coffee shop opens doors as Blue Rooster Cafe

The former coffee and book store at 10th Avenue and Jackson Street in Sidney has been transformed into The Blue Rooster Bakery and Cafe. Mary Katos and her son Jim are the owners of this warm and...

 

Christmas craft show slated to benefit Sunol Community Center

A Christmas craft show will be held at Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the upkeep of Sunol’s Community Center. “It’s a beautiful building,” event coordinator Brenda Stene... Full story

 

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