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Council Approves Transportation Plan

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved continuing its public transportation program. The decision will mean the City will need to find $25,000 to cover the loss of support from the Cheyenne County...

 

Split Vote Approves Rezoning

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved the rezoning of a 3.73 acre parcel on south 11th Avenue. The change allows limited agricultural use, up to one animal per acre and up to 30 percent of the...

 

Pheasants Forever Banquet March 1

The High Plains Chapter No. 278 of Pheasants Forever will hold its annual banquet at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds on March 1. Tickets are $50 for members and $65 for a member and spouse, $10 for...

 

School Board Reviews Finances

The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 Board of Education Monday discussed the possible trend in funding for the next few years. The board met for its regular meeting Monday. Among the agenda...

 

CASA Adds Eight Volunteers

Friday morning, Plains West CASA expanded its volunteer staff, adding eight new names to the list of volunteers passionate about children. CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, is a program that...

 

School Board Recognizes Student Teachers

To make good students, a school needs good, or better, teachers. To have quality teachers, you need good students of teaching. The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 has four examples of both, stud...

 

Legislature Reviews 'Sanctuary State' Bill

The Judiciary Committee of the Nebraska Legislature is reviewing a Bill called the "Limited Immigration Inquiry Act." The Bill is sponsored by Sen. Megan Hunt. The purpose of the bill is to "promote...

 

County Tourism Awarded $25,000 Grant

The Nebraska Tourism Commissioner announced Friday grant awards totaling almost $800,000, including a $25,000 grant to Cheyenne County tourism. "With the widespread attention of our new campaign,...

 

Dalton Store Retains History: Convenience Store Meets Coffee Shop

Some of the charm of a small town is the "cathedral," as a sociologist might call it. It is the place where people meet for no more reason than to share a cup of coffee or carbonated drink, and the re...

 

High School Students Open Coffee Shop: Result of Multi-Discipline Project

The west side of Sidney High School frequently is bustling with excitement. One could say it is all abuzz about the new buzz: coffee and like products. The Sidney High School Coffee Shop held at...

 

County Contracts With Farris Engineering: Kimball Transit Seeks Cheyenne County Support

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved an agreement with Farris Engineering for installation of new water lines at the fairgrounds. The commissioners and Cheyenne County Fairboard have...

 

Haynes Inducted Into Nebraska Aviation Hall of Fame

There are people who aren't satisfied with driving the highways and byways. They want to see life from a few hundred, and higher, feet above the ground. Each year, the Nebraska Department of...

 

Mental Health Office Adds Staff

In August 2018, Nichole Peralta announced her opening of a new counseling service in Sidney, Karuna Counseling. The name is rather fitting, as a sanskrit word that is translated as "any action that...

 

Missoula Children's Theatre On Stage Saturday

One of the many fairy tales by Brothers Grimm is "The Frog Prince." It is a story of a young girl who wandered away from what is familiar and lost something she valued. She had an unexpected conversat...

 

Cheyenne County Chooses Spellers for State

Twenty-nine spellers and nearly as many rounds were needed for Cheyenne County schools to decide the two best spellers Thursday. West Elementary School again played host for the Cheyenne County...

 

Kimball County Seeks Shared Veterans Service Officer

Kimball County is asking for help, in the office and service variety, from someone who is still finding his way in the process. The Cheyenne County Commissioners Tuesday met with Veteran Service...

 

'Throwdown Breakfast' Saturday at Fairgrounds

Cheyenne County's first Throwdown Breakfast is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. The Throwdown Breakfast is a cook-off competition between...

 

Missoula Children's Theatre Auditions Monday

Auditions are being held for “The Frog Prince” by the Missoula Children’s Theatre. Auditions will take place 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the Sidney High School Fine Arts Center....

 

How 'Toxic' is Manhood?

The few seconds I’ve seen of the Gillette commercial doesn’t do much for the image of manhood. A row of men standing in front of charcoal grills as if that is their lot in life. They are cavemen...

 

Chamber Recognizes Community Achievements

Friday night was a time for looking back and recognizing accomplishments, and looking ahead to new horizons. The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards Banquet Friday, recognizing...

 

Creek Valley Elementary, Adams Bank & Trust Open Student Branch

Creek Valley elementary students will soon have a program in their academic arsenal. It is a program that could benefit students for the rest of their lives. The Nebraska Council on Economic...

 

Assessment Shows Sidney Students Remain Ahead of State Average

On Dec. 21, 2018, the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) announced the the state's public schools “are growing and improving in multiple measures.” The report comes as a result of the...

 

Nebraska Investor Buys Lodgepole Creek Apartments

Lodgepole Creek Apartments, which sit in a north and east corner of Sidney within sight of Highway 30 and the hospital, was acquired about a month ago by a real estate investor with ties to Nebraska....

 

Setting the Soul Free: Wood, Music and Acrylics Unite for Display

They come from different viewpoints, but find a common ground to display their efforts. They are artists of different disciplines intersected at the music of the soul. Jim Pelster of Sidney says he...

 

School District Preparing for Accreditation Visit

It is a combination of emotions that shows how well the Cheyenne County School District No. 1 is teaching its students. That is how Sheri Ehler describes the coming Advanced Education Accreditation...

 

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