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Articles from the February 23, 2023 edition

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 By Larry Nelson    News    February 23, 2023

Community Mourns Passing of Beloved Local Veteran

Barbara Perez, Publisher, Sun-Telegraph Edward J. Killham, 97, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Thursday, February 9, 2023. The Sun-Telegraph has chosen to honor Mr. Killham by... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    February 23, 2023

Sidney moves closer to Elks purchase

By Joshua Wood, Stevenson Newspapers The City of Sidney is close to an agreement on the purchase of Elks Lodge 1894. The purchase of the property is an integral part of a project which would renovate... Full story

 By Joshua Wood    News    February 23, 2023

Permission to Speak Freely

By Joshua Wood, Stevenson Newspapers A piece of legislation making its way through the state legislature could expand the rights of the public at meetings from the local to state level if passed. Legislature Bill 637, introduced by Senator Joni... Full story

 By Mike Motz    News    February 23, 2023

Commissioners Approve Floodplain Permit, Zoning Changes

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, February 21, and discussed a few topics, approved an application for a Floodplain Development Permit, and approved two replats for subdivisions in Cheyenne... Full story

 By Mike Motz    News    February 23, 2023

Oktoberfest Committee Readies for Fall Event

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph The Oktoberfest Committee met on February 16 to discuss preliminary plans for the 2023 event that will occur on October 6, 7 and 8 this year. After reviewing leftover business from November's meeting, the group agreed... Full story


Prioritizing Growth

A recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected our nation will add nearly $19 trillion to the national debt over the next 10 years. CBO projects the debt will equal 118 percent o... Full story


Straight Talk From Steve: Worker's Comp Bill

Last week we started floor debates in the Nebraska State Legislature, and the first thing on the agenda was to confirm the governor's appointments. In the past, this process would usually take three... Full story


Civil Discourse

Reaching back into the not so far distant past, one of the activities I participated in during my high school years was debate. Monroe High School in Fairbanks, Alaska had a debate club that I joined... Full story


Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On: Week Eight

"'I have loved you.' says the LORD. Yet, you say, 'In what way have You loved us?'" Malachi 1:1 Can Mankind truly understand the Father's love? I Corinthian 13 tells us, briefly, what love is and is... Full story


Edward J. Killham

Edward J. Killham, 97, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Thursday, February 9, 2023. Cremation has been held and memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2023... Full story


Daniel J. Wolff

Daniel J. Wolff, age 65, of Sidney, NE passed away at his home on Monday, February 13, 2023. A Wake Service will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Friday, February 17, 2023 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 23, 2023

Lady Raiders Blast Alliance and Gering, Hit 23 Win Mark

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph It was the final game of the regular season for Sidney's Lady Raider Girls Basketball team Tuesday night, and the 12-and-9 Alliance Lady Bulldogs were all that stood in... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 23, 2023

Raiders Roll Over Alliance, 60-44

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Sidney's Red Raider Boy's Basketball team didn't have a memorable performance shooting from the field on Friday, but coupled with their strong defensive play, it was... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 23, 2023

Sidney Grapplers Compete At State Tournament

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Four Red Raider Wrestlers qualified for the State Tournament, and left on Wednesday, February 15, for the CHI Health Center in Omaha to compete starting on Thursday. Th... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 23, 2023

Warriors Go Into Subdistricts On Winning Note

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph After rattling off 19 wins in a row, the Leyton Warriors finally lost a game, then another in the final stretch of the regular season. But the Leyton boys got back on... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 23, 2023

Lady Warriors Rout Potter-Dix for Subdistrict Crown

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Leyton's Lady Warrior Girls Basketball team has had a strong season, and sat out the first round of the D2-11 Subdistrict Tournament with a bye, waiting on the winner... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 23, 2023

Coyotes Go Into Subdistricts After Loss To Chadron

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Potter-Dix's Coyote Boys Basketball team, with a solid 17 wins on the season, moved up in class and faced the C1 Chadron Cardinals on the road Friday, February 17, and... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 23, 2023

Potter-Dix Girls End Season With Leyton Loss

Potter-Dix's Lady Coyote Girls Basketball team ended their season on Thursday, February 16, with a loss to Leyton in the finals of the D2-11 Subdistrict Tournament. Although the team improved... Full story


Youth Soccer Registration at Community Center ends March 10th

Soccer Registration is currently open at the Cheyenne County Community Center for the following grades: • 1st-2nd • 3rd-4th • 5th-7th This will be a co-ed league. Registration closes on March 10, 2023. Regular season will start on March 27th... Full story


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