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Articles from the February 10, 2021 edition

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 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 10, 2021

Raiders Down Gering

Sidney’s Red Raider Basketball teams had a busy weekend hosting Gering on Friday night then Scottsbluff on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Raiders started the action Friday with the Gering Lady...

 

Rudell A. Stormberg

Rudell Ann Stormberg, age 94, passed away in Lincoln, NE on Friday, February, 5, 2021. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 A.M. on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at St. Patrick's Catholic...

 

Agri-Plastics Adds Online shopping Option

Agri-Plastics, The Calf Housing Specialist, is proud to introduce calfhutchshop.com, an online shop for calf feeding products and accessories. As third-generation dairymen, the VanBuuren family knows the challenges with raising healthy dairy calves....

 

Flag Retiring Ceremony Set for Feb. 20

When a US flag has served its time, a decision has to be made. Will it be properly folded and saved as a keepsake, or will it be retired with the formality it deserves? The Cheyenne County Veterans...

 

Tech Helps Teach Medicine

Humans are being dissected at Sidney High School — virtually that is. Last fall the high school added a virtual dissection table, called an Anatomage, to it’s science programs. The Sidney...

 

Local COVID Numbers Regress Slightly

The COVID-19 Risk Dial, a summary of conditions in the Panhandle Public Health District, was updated Monday, Feb. 8, to reflect a slight increase in the coronavirus impact. In the February 1 report,...

 

Young Closes Books on 21 Years in Banking

She didn’t expect a career in banking, although she grew up liking math and number challenges. She had another passion. Cooking. However, the intrigue of number equations and finding the missing...

 

Artist Seeks Silo Art Support

On any given highway, and even many country roads, there are standing images of the areas identity. They are silos with a history of storing harvested grain. Some of these are busy throughout the...

 

A. Louise Curless

A. Louise Curless, age 94, passed away at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney on Friday, January 29, 2021. No services are planned at this time. You may view Louise’s Book of Memories, leave...

 

Dale E. Mika

Dale E. Mika, age 79, of Sidney, NE passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 in Oshkosh, NE. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later time.  You may view Dale's Book of Me...

 

We Should Be Ashamed

I am no stranger to grief and the many stages of it. Maybe I’m just staying stuck in the really, REALLY mad phase, but my father-in-law was recently locked away from us for 19 days, without a...

 

What Can We Do

I know my columns haven’t been cheerful in recent weeks. It’s hard to see our country heading where we’d rather it not go. I was once in a mentoring relationship with an accomplished CEO who...

 

Is Speech Still Free

I frequently see the comment of "If God only gives you what you can handle, I must be a superhero," or something like that. The context of the discussion is worth another platform. But look at it...

 

Sidney Needs Home Health, Hospice Services

Dear Editor, Even though it has been over seven months since our son Andy died of lung cancer and he could have benefited from Home Health and Hospice, it is still important to express our concern for the community’s continued need for Sidney...

 

Financial Gifts for Your Valentine

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic may be putting a hold on dinner at the charming local bistro, but the spirit of Valentine’s Day cannot be extinguished. This year, perhaps more so than in the past, you may want to make your Valentine’s Day...

 

Super Bowl Sunday

Last Sunday was another Super Bowl Sunday, and once again millions of Americans watched he big game. They saw the Tampa Bay Buccaneers crowned the World Champions of professional football. The victorious players and coaches are now famous, and will...

 

2021 Dry Edible Bean Day Today, Feb. 10

The 2021 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Day will be a virtual event this February, featuring the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association’s annual meeting and updates on bean-related research in Nebraska. Dry Edible Bean Day is scheduled for 1 p.m....

 

High Plains Ag Lab virtual annual meeting set for Feb. 16

The annual University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab Research Update and Advisory Board Meeting is going virtual for 2021. It will begin at 1 p.m. MST on Tuesday, Feb. 16, on the Zoom webinar platform. At the annual research update, the...

 

Webinar to Help Producers Better Understand Costs

LINCOLN — A Nebraska Extension webinar on Feb. 11 at noon will feature a panel discussion aimed at helping farmers and ranchers to better manage costs of production. The webinar will focus on where to find cost-of-production information,...

 

Straight Talk from Steve

The Legislature’s Natural Resources Committee recently conducted a hearing on LB562, my bill to relocate the headquarters for the Game and Parks Commission to the City of Sidney. Relocating the...

 

State Achieves All-Time High in Daily Vaccines

LINCOLN – On Friday, Feb. 5, Gov. Pete Ricketts gave an update on coronavirus vaccination across the state. He noted that Nebraska administered over 14,000 vaccinations yesterday—the highest...

 

Sidney Awarded $97,000 in Grants

LINCOLN — Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy Director Jim Macy announced Feb. 5 the award of $6,686,369 in grants to support 144 projects across the state.  The Sidney community was awarded three grants: $ 3,135 for the Keep Sidney...

 

Public Policy Center Launching New Project

LINCOLN — As Nebraska slowly rolls out coronavirus vaccinations across the state, a new project aims to address the mental health of the people who have spent months protecting the state’s most vulnerable: staffers at nursing homes and other...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 10, 2021

Leyton Warriors Sweep Creek Valley Storm

On Friday night, Leyton’s Warrior Basketball teams traveled to Chappell to match up against the Creek Valley Storm, and both Warrior teams came away with wins on the night. The action started with...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 10, 2021

Raiders Excel at Sub-Districts

Eight Red Raider wrestlers finished in the top four of their weight classes in the B-4B Sub-District Tournament on Saturday in Lexington earning each of them a trip to the Class B District Championshi...

 

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