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Articles from the February 27, 2014 edition

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Looking up

Ben Karnik gets airborne through the lane.... Full story


Transformer provided power to half of city in need of replacement

Earlier this week, the city council gave the electric department the go ahead to take steps toward acquiring a new electric sub station transformer. This new station would replace the city’s southern hub, which has been experiencing some trouble...


City gives go ahead to electrical master plan

At Tuesday’s meeting, the city council approved a bid from Olsson and Associates for professional engineering services, including an electric master plan and a study of Sidney’s electric system. In the bid proposal it was specified that this work...


Rushman becomes Eagle Scout

Jacob Rushman earned Eagle Scout status. Rushman is with Boy Scout Troop 8 of the Salt Valley District in Cornhusker Council of Nebraska. He is the son of Brooks and Angie Rushman. Grandson to Jim... Full story


Sign language

Peetz High School students show their support during Wednesday night's playoff basketball game held in Sterling.... Full story



The New York Times reported last Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II is strapped for cash. This is a surprising development for an English monarch who owns Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands, acres of farmland, horses, art, and jewelry, and has a...


Tales of a coffee-holic: Letting loose

I guess it’s a cliché to say that if we’re not doing anything that scares us, we’re not really living life. Even if it is, I think its a concept most of us don’t normally ponder. We go about our lives, usually following a familiar route...


Friends of the Sidney Public Library hosts birthday bash for Dr. Seuss

“We looked!  Then we saw him step in on the mat! We looked! And we saw him! The Cat in the Hat!.” The opening lines from The Cat in the Hat take many of us back to childhood, remembering the comfort of sitting on a loved one’s lap as they... Full story


The Monuments Men (PG-13)

There was once a charming, make-believe world that appeared on screens big and small. Married couples retired to separate beds. Petty troublemakers like Eddie Haskell represented the worst of juvenile delinquency. Family members donned suits or...


Two local students named to young artist award list

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced the winners of the 17th annual Nebraska Young Artist awards. The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented... Full story


Talking Sports: There and getting there

The NSAA sure knows how to throw a party. At least it may have seemed like a party to the thousands who were in attendance during the three-day 2014 NSAA State Wrestling Championships. This particular event was held at the CenturyLink Center in...


Super Shooters rescheduled

The Sidney Jaycees have rescheduled the Super Shooters competition at the Cheyenne County Community Center for Sunday, Mar. 9, at 2 p.m. The event was postponed after last Sunday’s snow storm. Super Shooters, which is being sponsored by Miller... Full story


Area Sports Upcoming Schedule

Thu. Feb 27 GIRLS BASKETBALL District B-6 @ WNCC, Scottsbluff No. 1 Sidney vs. No. 4 Alliance 5 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL Subdistrict D1-12 Championship No. 2 Potter-Dix vs. No. 1 Hemingford @ Mitchell High School 6:30 p.m. Subdistrict D2-11 Championship...


Peetz advances after romp over Pawnee

They may have emerged from their kennel quietly but it wasn't long before the growl of the Bulldogs could be heard loud and clear. After falling behind 6-2 early, the No. 2 Peetz Bulldogs cruised to...


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