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Articles from the January 18, 2019 edition

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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...

 

Potter-Dix Closes School Due to Illness

Potter-Dix schools ended the week with a closure due to illness spreading among students. In a Facebook post, and also on the school’s Website, officials posted the message: “Potter-Dix Schools will be closed Thursday, January 17th and Friday,...

 

Princess Ball Tonight at Sidney High School

Sidney High School’s Cheer Team is hosting the third Princess Ball father-daughter dance tonight at Sidney High School. The event is a night of dancing and princess attire for girls from walking age and older. All ages are welcome. The event is 5...

 

CORRECTION

The arrival of the first baby of the year caused due excitement this week, as miss Zaira Smay made her appearance Jan. 18. Unfortunately, in reporting the happy event, the Sun-Telegraph initially spelled Zaira’s first name wrong. We also received...

 

Halligan Remains SPNRD Chair as District Opens New Year

On Tuesday Jan. 8 the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) Board of Directors (Board) held its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. at the South Platte NRD Conference Room in Sidney. The Board of Directors voted to retain the same officers for 2019...

 

MILITARY NEWS

U.S. Air Force Airman Weston A. Walker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

 

FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifier Event Saturday

Nebraska Extension will host a regional FIRST LEGO League Qualifier Saturday, at West Elementary School. Eight of the registered 21 teams will advance from the tournament to the State Championship at...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 18, 2019

Storm Survives Minatare Rally

Creek Valley's Storm basketball team opened the 2019 MAC Tournament with a home contest against the Minatare Indians Tuesday night. The Storm came into the game as the favorite, and defeated the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 18, 2019

Peetz Boys Split Against Fleming, Sedgwick

The Peetz Bulldogs traveled to face a struggling Fleming Wildcats team on Thursday January 10, and the Bulldog's fast start left no question as to the final result of the contest. After piling up a...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 18, 2019

MAC Tournament Round Up

The first round of the 2019 MAC Tournament took place on Monday and Tuesday, and no upsets came about at the end of play. On Monday, the heavily favored Leyton Lady Warriors hosted the Potter-Dix Lady...

 

Joseph 'Joe' Henke - Obituary

Joseph "Joe" Henke age 64 of Sunol, NE and formerly of Dalton, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 21, 2018 in Nebraska City, NE with his loved ones by his side. Memorial services will be held... Full story

 

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