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  • School board hopes third time is a charm for new school

    Rob Langrell, Publisher of The Sidney Sun-Telegraph|Nov 18, 2014

    Voters in Sidney will head back to the polls for a special election in February to decide whether the city needs a new elementary school. It will mark the third time residents have voted on the issue since September 2013, with the two previous bond measures failing by narrow margins each time. The newest election will take place Feb. 10. "The school board and the administrators of the Sidney Public Schools have determined for the good of the community, kids and families that a new school is...

  • Planning Commission OKs small expansion to Love's project

    Everett Johnson|Nov 18, 2014

    The Sidney Planning Commission approved an additional one and a half acres of land to the Love's Truck Stop project for an employee lounge and hotel. Senior Project Manager Dave Pierson of Galloway Architecture addressed the commission via conference call from his office in Salt Lake City. "The actual setting out for the boundaries of the hotel and employee housing site were smaller and Mr. Love asked me to make that a little bit larger and user-friendly to give them more circulation space,"...

  • Land use appeal provides important learning opportunity

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Nov 18, 2014

    The South Platte Natural Resources District board of directors approved the use of a half-acre plot at Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area for an outreach program to be undertaken by the Mile High Pheasants Forever chapter at its November meeting. The program includes participation by Kimball elementary students, who will help plant pollinators while learning about their importance in nature. The District is happy to provide the land for the Pheasants Forever pollinator project, sharing PF’s two main priorities that: • Pollinating insects are...

  • Community Calendar 11-18-14

    Nov 18, 2014

    Wednesday, Nov. 19 Tips and strategies for losing weight and becoming healthy will be shared at Lifetree Café on Nov. 19th at 7 p.m. Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available. Lifetree Café is located at 2305 San Marino Road in Sidney. Questions about Lifetree may be directed to Deb Aikens at 308-254-3124 or [email protected]. More information is available at Thurs., Nov. 20 St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chappell will holds its Annual Fall Bazaar on Nov. 20 from 4:30-7 p.m. Homemade chi... Full story

  • Lifelong Health: Cardiac stress tests are often performed too frequently

    Dr. David Lipschitz|Nov 18, 2014

    Annually, hundreds of thousands of healthy Americans have a stress test to screen for coronary artery disease. The stress test can be done in one of two ways. The heart can either be stressed by exercising on a treadmill or by injecting a radioisotope and scanning the heart before and after exercise. If exercise is difficult, the heart can be stressed by injecting the medication Persantine. In either case, abnormalities can identify coronary artery disease. Frequently, the heart is monitored during the stress test using both an EKG and an...

  • Local volleyball players selected to MAC All-Conference team

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Nov 18, 2014

    Five local high school volleyball players were selected to the MAC All-Conference first team on Monday night, based on their play from the 2014 season. Players were selected by conference coaches. Creek Valley seniors Jill Behrends and Madison Blackwelder, Leyton senior Shaela Jenkins, Potter-Dix junior Regyn Hicks and sophomore Dawson Sharman were chosen for the first team. Leyton’s senior Kaitlyn Berner and junior Diedra Waite were given second-team honors. Creek Valley seniors Hannah Schievelbein and Stefanie Mitchell, Leyton senior Dani... Full story

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