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Articles from the January 22, 2020 edition

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College President Visits Sidney Campus

Almost to the day two months ago, the Western Community College Area Board of Governors chose Dr. Carmen Simone as the sixth president of Western Nebraska Community College. On Friday, Jan. 17, she...

 

Craftsman Builds Home from Salvage

Nestled among the trees near Chappell is a home that appears quite ordinary at first sight. It is closer to the constant drone of Interstate 80 traffic than the small town commerce to the north at...

 

Utility Rate Changes Move to Third Reading

The Sidney City Council met Tuesday, Jan. 14, consenting to moving proposed water and electricity rates to the third reading. On Dec. 3, the city council was presented with a proposal to update the...

 

Keep Sidney Beautiful: Yard of the Month

Cheyenne County, NE- January 17, 2020 - Keep Sidney Beautiful is happy to announce the return of Yard of the Month! We want to encourage all Cheyenne County residents to take part in the ultimate...

 

Severe Flu Season Having Significant Health Impact on Nebraskans

Vaccination, Antiviral Medication, Preventive Measures Critical Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is reporting very high levels of flu and flu-related hospitalizations across the state. A total of 14 Nebraskans...

 

'Guys Night Out' February 1

The ladies had their day, now the men can have a turn. The Sidney Elks Lodge is hosting a “Guys Night Out” on Feb. 1 at the Elks Lodge, 1044 Jackson St. The festivities start at 6 p.m. Cost is $20 per person and you must be 21 or older to enter....

 

Colorado Man Dies in Single Car Rollover

A Crook, Colo., man died Sunday, Jan. 12, in a single-vehicle accident at Nebraska Highway 19A and Cheyenne County Road 113. Charles E. Hartsfield, 44, of Crook, Colo., was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado north on Cheyenne County Road 113,...

 

Local Students Named to CSC Dean's List

CHADRON — Chadron State College has announced the names of 620 students who qualified for the institution's Fall 2019 Dean's List. The list consists of 322 students who earned at least a 3.5 grade point average. To qualify, students must be...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 22, 2020

Sidney Sinks Undefeated Ogallala 49-20: Win Streak Snapped by North Platte

Sidney's Lady Raider Basketball team had a busy week, hosting the Mitchell Lady Tigers on Tuesday, Jan. 14th then traveling to Ogallala on Friday to face off against the undefeated C-1 Lady Indians....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 22, 2020

Raiders Hit Rough Stretch

The young Sidney Red Raider Basketball team continues to gain experience and play better basketball as the season progresses, but the improved play has not translated into wins for the struggling team...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 22, 2020

Raiders Down Bridgeport 40-30: Place Fourth at Gothenburg

Sidney's Red Raider Wrestling team hosted the Bridgeport Bulldogs for a dual meet on Thursday, and the two evenly matched teams went to the final bout before Sidney finally notched the win against...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 22, 2020

Fleming Sweeps Peetz

The Peetz Bulldog basketball teams hosted rival Fleming on Thursday night, and as expected the struggling Lady Bulldogs fell into a hole quickly against the powerhouse Lady Wildcats, trailing...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 22, 2020

Coyotes Stumble in MAC First Round

Potter-Dix's Coyote Basketball team earned the number four seed in the MAC Tournament, and hosted the fifth seeded Garden County Eagles on Monday night in Potter to start the tournament. The Eagles...

 

Big Game Presentation Jan. 23

LINCOLN – Hunters and landowners are invited to watch a livestream of a big game presentation by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. The livestream is an opportunity for people who are unable to attend one of the...

 

Battle Under the Boards

Leyton senior Drew Haley battles under the boards with Potter-Dix senior Terell Gray during the Warriors victory on Friday night....

 

Area Basketball Scores

Potter-Dix Girls 1/14/20 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final Kimball 20 18 18 5 61 Potter-Dix 2 5 0 1 8 1/17/20 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final Leyton 20 25 15 5 65 Potter-Dix 6 8 0 5 19 Ley: E. Draper 20 pts, M. Watchorn 10 rebs 1/18/20 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final Potter-Dix 3 2 9 4 18 Hay...

 

Walter Thomas - Obituary

Walter Thomas, 63, of Vermillion, SD passed away Saturday, January 11 at his residence after a battle with cancer. Walter was born January 3, 1957 in Sidney, NE to Laverne and Rosemary (Peetz)...

 

Robert P. 'Bob' Goodwin - Obituary

Robert P. "Bob" Goodwin, age 63, died quietly and peacefully on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at home in Sidney in the loving company of his family after a 10 month battle with cancer. Memorial services...

 

Robert James Young - Obituary

Robert James Young, 94, of Greeley, CO, passed away on January 13, 2020 at the Life Care Center in Greeley, CO. Services were held at Adamson Life Celebration Home in Greeley on Saturday, January 18,...

 

Lillian Lucille (Joan) Goding Nielsen - Obituary

Lillian Lucille (Joan) Goding Nielsen was called home from this earth on January 5, 2020. Lillian was born September 2, 1926 in Potter to William and Cora (Brothers) Goding. She graduated from Potter Public School and then attended Chadron State...

 

John Lester Francone - Obituary

John Lester "Butch" Francone, 70, of Sidney, Nebraska, passed away on January 13, 2020, in Loveland, Colorado after a long, enjoyable life lived on his own terms. John's Memorial Service will be held...

 

Esther L. Houser - Obituary

Esther Lorraine Houser of Sidney, Nebraska passed away at her home on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. She was 89 years young. Cremation has been held and a private memorial service for immediate family on...

 

David McKnight - Obituary

David McKnight, 43, of Peetz, passed away January 10, 2020. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Peetz Community Center in Peetz, CO, with Mr. Kurt "Swanny" Swa...

 

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