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Articles from the February 27, 2019 edition

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County Employees Complete 'Stop The Bleed' Course

A mis-step on a sidewalk, or unseen ice, can land a pedestrian on the sidewalk with injuries. Witnessing an accident on the highway quickly leads to the question of where is the nearest medical...

 

Officially Open for Business

Jeremy Nesbitt, of Nexgen Outfitters, is pictured with children of the founders of Nexgen. The new company had an open house Thursday celebrating their official opening for business. Nexgen...

 

Students Challenged To New Level of Respect

Walking a downtown sidewalk, or a hallway at a school, a person is greeted by laughter, business seriousness, and a host of emotions between. The question is if what you see is what is truly...

 

Police Explorer Post Holds Awards Banquet

Members of the Sidney Police Department Explorer Post held its awards banquet recently, recognizing members who have excelled. Also recognized was businessman Sean Doyle for his commitment to the...

 
 By Sam Crisler    News    February 27, 2019

Revenue Committee Hears Ag-Focused Property Tax Bills

LINCOLN - With the nation’s seventh-highest property tax rates, many Nebraskans are looking for any sort of relief. And according to Sen. Mike Groene of North Platte, farmers are feeling the burden more than others. On Feb. 21, Groene presented LB...

 

Teresa S. Peetz - Service Notice

Teresa S. Peetz, age 88 of Sidney, NE passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019 in Sidney. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, March 4th with Rosary Services at 10:00 A.M. prior to Mass. Both services will be in the...

 

Jean Sunbeam Bowen - Obituary

Jean Sunbeam Bowen, 89, formerly of North Platte, died Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at Kimball County Manor. Jean was born in Gothenburg on August 20, 1929, to John and Avis Carrey Earll. She grew...

 

Marjorie M. Nelson - Obituary

Marjorie M. Nelson, age 90, of Lodgepole, NE went to dance with the angels on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Kimball. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, February 27th in the...

 

William R. 'Bill' Saali - Obituary

William R. “Bill” Saali, age 64 of Sidney, NE passed away in Loveland, CO on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 P.M., Thursday, February 28th in the Gehrig-Stitt...

 

Robert 'Bob' Schaaf - Obituary

Robert "Bob" Schaaf, age 82 of Sidney, Nebraska, passed away in Bridgeport, Nebraska on Friday, February 22, 2019, surrounded by his three children. Rosary Services will be held at 10:00 a.m....

 
 By Leslie Reed    News    February 27, 2019

Training the Next Crop of Ag Professionals

Toni Rasmussen is a former farm kid who knows the pride of donning an FFA jacket. Thanks to support from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she's using her life experience and education to share...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 27, 2019

Sidney Girls Ready for State

Sidney's Lady Raiders are in their final days of practice before they head out for the NSAA Girl's Basketball State Championships in Lincoln. Sidney is the number one seed in the Class B bracket, and...

 

NET To Broadcast Championships

LINCOLN – Viewers across Nebraska can join the action of the 2019 NSAA State High School Basketball Championships when NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Stations, broadcasts the finals live from the Pinnacle Bank Arena on two consecutive Saturdays,...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 27, 2019

Peetzs Downs Caliche, Takes Third at Districts

Peetz’s Bulldog basketball team ended the Class 1A District 4 tournament at NJC in Sterling with a 78-to-54 win over Caliche in the Consolation Game, earning them a third place finish in the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 27, 2019

Storm Takes D2-11 Subdistrict Title

Creek Valley's Storm boy's basketball team won the D2-11 Subdistrict title Thursday night with an impressive 53-to-36 victory over the South Platte Blue Knights at Sidney High School. The victory adva...

 

Ag Committee Discusses Meat-Labeling Bill In Argumentative Hearing

LINCOLN--A bill that would ban advertising of plant-based, insect-based or lab-based food as “meat” was discussed by the Agriculture Committee in a two-hour long hearing Feb. 19 that included a disagreement between two senators. LB 594,...

 

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