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Articles from the January 26, 2018 edition

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City Approves Agreement With Agri-Plastics

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved a grant application with Agri-Plastics. The grant application, valued at $200,000, requires Agri-Plastics to remain open in Sidney for at least 24 consecutive...

 

Hickory Square Project Moving Forward

The vision is of a destination location, a draw to downtown that will also benefit other businesses. It will be a permanent venue for concerts and public events. It will be located in an historic...

 

Theobald Campaigning for Rural Nebraskans

Third District seat candidate Paul Theobald wants to shorten the distance between Washington, D.C., and rural Nebraska, ensuring small communities are represented at the federal level. Theobald, a...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    January 26, 2018

Why Not Sidney?

Who knows a town and what it has to offer better than its own residents? That was part of the discussion Joe and Cathy Arterburn had when they decided to enlist Sidney area residents to join a letter...

 

Gov. Ricketts, Attorney General Peterson Unveil Endangered Missing Advisory System

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts, Attorney General Doug Peterson, and Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Superintendent Colonel John Bolduc this week announced the creation of the Endangered Missing Advisory (EMA) to assist in the recovery of vulnerable,...

 

Clinton C. Kesselring - Obituary

Clinton C. Kesselring, age 73 of Sidney, NE passed away at Sidney Regional Medical Center, January 22, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, January 27th in the First United Methodist Church with Pastor Kelvin Boltjes of the...

 

Norway

On January 11, President Trump met with Senators in the Oval Office to discuss immigration. At one point a Senator mentioned that the U.S. should also “admit people from Haiti, El Salvador, and certain African nations,” a suggestion that enraged...

 

The Ongoing Scavenger Hunt

The move finally happened. Well, mostly. My wife and I decided months ago it will make sense to live in the Sidney area. An effective news editor needs to be part of the community, and a 40-mile...

 

Renewed Optimism and a Strong Economy

Since the passage of tax reform, every day we seem to see a new story touting the success of this legislation and our economy. Falling unemployment, continued economic growth, and a booming stock...

 

USDA Announces Near-Record Year For Farm Loans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit,...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 26, 2018

Peetz Boys Basketball Adds Two More Wins

The powerhouse Peetz boys basketball team tallied two more victories in their undefeated season by defeating the Sedgwick County Cougars and the Weldon Valley Warriors by wide margins last week. The...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 26, 2018

Lady Bulldogs Need First Win

The Peetz Lady Bulldogs basketball team dropped two more games last week to see their record fall to 0-11 (0-5 in league). The girls continue to gain experience and learn to play together as unit...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 26, 2018

League Play Opens with High Hopes

Lucia Howard, or "Coach Lu" as she is better known in the volleyball community, has a vision for the Sidney area that involves campfires, pancakes, and six-packs. That vision isn't about having a fun...

 

SPNRD Board Retains Leadership

At its first meeting of the year, the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) Board of Directors (Board) voted to retain the same officers for 2018 as they had in 2017. Chairman will remain...

 

Court Reports

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on January 9, 2018 before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Jeremy Lohman age 33 formerly of Sidney, NE now of Sterling, CO appeared for arraignment on a charge of Theft, a class IV felony....

 

Are You Ready To Go Fishing?

So, speaking of fishermen, let’s talk about Jonah! God called Jonah to go to that great city of Nineveh to fish for people. You remember the story: God told Jonah to “Go!” and Jonah said, “No!” So, Jonah booked passage on the first boat he...

 

Russell McMillen - Obituary

Russell McMillen, 75 of rural Sidney died Monday, January 22, 2018 at his home south of Bronson. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, January 26, 2018 in the First United Methodist Chu...

 

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