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Articles from the February 16, 2022 edition

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Gun Show Promoter Questions Decision

Dear Editor, Gun shows bring a lot of revenues into communities where they are held. Attendees rent motel rooms, they dine out at local restaurants, and they shop at local businesses. It is with great disappointment that the High Plains Shooters...

 

Adams Industries Seeks 'Inland Port Authority' Support

The idea might sound little bit like a fish out of water, but Sidney and Cheyenne County have some of the characteristics to be home of one of the first inland port authorities Adams Industries is...

 

Oh Canada

You can’t be blamed if you’ve not heard about the massive demonstrations and protests underway in Canada because most media outlets and social media platforms are doing all they can to block the...

 

The Price of Being a Food Vendor

Sometimes lunch is on the run, a quick sandwich and a drink. Sometimes “quick” is a street corner vendor, but what are the options when the vendor has days when the daily receipts aren't much...

 

Charity At It's Best

Offer a cause $10 in support and you get a smile and a thank you. If 100 people each offer $100 to the same cause, change happens. That is the goal of “One Hundred Women Who Care.” 100 Women Who...

 

Ambiguous Framework Flatlines Fire Department Grant Request

In April 2021, Cheyenne County stood in line with numerous other municipalities expecting yet another round of federal recovery funds. The county's share of Fund 2580 COVID American Rescue Plan funds...

 

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Nebraska

The American Pickers are excited to return to Nebraska! They plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout your area in April 2022. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of...

 

State Growth Through International Trade

Don’t let Nebraska’s location in the middle of America fool you.  Our state touches every corner of the globe with the crops we grow, livestock we raise, and products we manufacture.  Each...

 

Vickie Marie Thomas

Vickie Marie Thomas, age 62, daughter of Clare and Margie Wilson Surber, was born June 21, 1959 on Father’s Day in McCook, NE. After a 30-year battle with MS, Vickie entered into her eternal home, f...

 

Aksarben Foundation Accepting Applications for Farm Family Awards

OMAHA – The Aksarben Foundation, along with Nebraska Farm Bureau and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers, announces that applications for the Nebraska Pioneer Farm and Nebraska Heritage Farm Awards are being accepted now through April 15,...

 

Dust and Chickens

In the late 40’s and early 50’s dust storms (and this was before climate change, too!) roared through the plains and I remember one in particular. I was spending some time with grandma and grandpa...

 

Needle Point or Gunpoint?

Did I heart it right? If I choose to not get the vaccine, the powers that be (local, state or federal) can come to my home and arrest me by gunpoint and put me in lockdown? Some state far-left...

 

How Can Gig Workers Fill the Benefits Gap?

Are you a “gig” worker? If so, you’ve got a lot of company – by some estimates, more than a third of U.S. workers participate in the gig economy as freelancers, independent contractors or moonlighters. And while gig work offers some...

 

Die to Sin, Live in Christ

Romans 6:1-23 Dead to Sin, Alive in Christ What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? 2 By no means! We are those who have died to sin; how can we live in it any longer? 3 Or don’t you know that all of us who were b...

 

Sharlene Janet Schrock

Sharlene Janet Schrock, age 90, of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at the Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Nebraska surrounded by her three daughters. Visitation will be Sunday, February 20, 2022 at the Wenburg Funeral...

 

How can gig workers fill the benefits gap?

Are you a “gig” worker? If so, you’ve got a lot of company – by some estimates, more than a third of U.S. workers participate in the gig economy as freelancers, independent contractors or moonlighters. And while gig work offers some...

 

Die to Sin, Live in Christ

Romans 6 Dead to Sin, Alive in Christ What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? 2 By no means! We are those who have died to sin; how can we live in it any longer? 3 Or don’t you know that all of us who were...

 

Continued Good News for Grasshopper Risk on Rangeland

Bob Wright and Jeff Bradshaw Extension Entomologists The risk of grasshopper infestation in Nebraska rangelands will be low in 2022, with slightly higher risk in southwestern Nebraska, based on fall...

 

Ag Land Management Webinar to Offer Updates on Cash Rents, Leasing for 2022

Lincoln — The Center for Agricultural Profitability at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will cover the latest trends in Nebraska cash rental rates, new leasing considerations and more during its Land Management Quarterly webinar at 10 a.m. on...

 

Nebraska Extension to Host Virtual Financial Record-keeping Course

LINCOLN — The next session of “Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options,” Nebraska Extension’s four-part record-keeping course, will be held virtually from 1 to 3 p.m. Central time on March 15, 17, 22 and 24. Participants should plan on...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 16, 2022

Raiders Sweep Cardinals

Two weeks ago, the Chadron Cardinals traveled down to Sidney and took two from the Red Raiders, but Sidney returned the favor Friday night, traveling up to Chadron for a sweep of their own. As the reg...

 

Freshman Lady Raiders Wrap Up Basketball Season

Sidney’s Lady Raider Freshman Basketball team wrapped up their undefeated season with a 10-and-0 record and a 52-to-35 victory over Chadron at the Gering Freshman Girls Basketball...

 

Marvin Peter DeJong

Marvin Peter DeJong, age 84, of Lodgepole, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, February 11, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Lion’s Club i...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 16, 2022

Peetz Rallies To Top Otis, 57-50

Peetz’s Bulldog Basketball team hosted the Otis Bulldogs on Thursday looking to avenge an opening day loss against their rivals. The game started with both defenses giving the opposing offenses...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 16, 2022

Coyotes Fall To Hyannis, 48-46

Potter-Dix's Coyote Boys Basketball team has had very few bumps in the road during this season, but hit one on Friday night when they hosted the 19-and-1 Hyannis Longhorns in Potter. In one of the...

 

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