Articles from the February 6, 2014 edition
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Cheyenne County avoids the "brain drain" problem
Although “brain drain” afflicts many other non-metropolitan counties in Nebraska, the portion of Cheyenne County’s population with some level of higher education increased significantly over the last 10 years. Brain drain represents the...
Contract awarded for Greenwood Rd. project
The city received two bids for the box culvert project on Greenwood Rd. During last week’s city council meeting the board voted unanimously in favor of the lowest bid. While Infinity Construction submitted at total of $162,561 for the project,... Full story
Tales of a coffee-holic: A face in the crowd
It’s human nature to feel more sympathy when unpleasant things happen to those we know as opposed to when something bad happens to a stranger. There was an outpouring of sympathy and support on Facebook for the accused perpetrator of a recent back...
Franklin tops, team second in speech competition
Sidney High School senior Kelsey Franklin took top honors in Persuasive Speaking at the Plainsman Invitational speech competition at Perkins County, on Feb. 1. As a team, Sidney finished second out of 17 school participating, placing ahead of the hos... Full story
Splichal wins essay contest
Sarah-Kate Splichal of Sidney and William Clowdis from Sterling Colo., were named as this year's winners of the 2014 Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Essay Contest. The Eldridge Gerry Chapter will host a reception on Saturday, Feb. 8, in...
Students qualify for regionals after Peetz Bee
Peetz Plateau RE-5 held their annual spelling bee on Tuesday, Feb. 4, with 25 qualifying students competing. This year’s first place winner is William Clowdis of Sterling, Colo. Peetz student Billy Joe Buchanan was awarded the runner-up spot.... Full story
The Lego Movie (PG)
A nefarious dictator threatens to enforce his domination over the world and only one man can save the helpless inhabitants. Batman? No, although he is part of the good guy crowd. Superman? Not a chance. The heroes from the “Star Wars” films? They...
Langley chooses Chadron State
Karson Langley, a key member of the 2013 Sidney girls golf team that qualified for state, has signed a letter of intent to golf for Chadron State College in the fall. Langley was one of five Sidney...