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 By Don Ogle    News    February 28, 2018

City, Hillside Ventures Discuss Contract

Since 2005, a countdown has been underway for the city of Sidney purchasing the building which has served as headquarters for Hillside Golf Course. The clock is still ticking, but how soon it will...

 

SHS Holds Lockdown Drill

A lockdown drill at Sidney High School last week was realistic enough to cause some concern as word spread through texts and social media, but there was no threat to those in the school and SHS...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 28, 2018

Constitution Is Basis For Senate Hopeful's Run

Armed with the belief that too many elected officials don't follow their oaths, Lincoln businessman Todd Watson is running for Nebraska's Third District senate seat, saying he will lead a charge to...

 

Drivers License Examiner Schedule Changes For Sidney

Scheduling for driver’s license exams changed this week, with the schedule moving up a day each week. The driver’s license examiner will now be in the Cheyenne County Courthouse on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:15 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to...

 

Kindergarten Registration In Mid-March

Registration for kindergarten students attending the Sidney Public Schools for the 2017-2018 school year will be held March 12 through March 16, at Central Elementary, 1114 16th Avenue, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children must be five years of age...

 

South Platte NRD Board Looks At Modeling Possibilities

The South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) Board of Directors (Board) held their monthly meeting Feb . 13 at the South Platte NRD Conference Room. Jim Schneider, Ph.D., from Olsson Associates presented the Western Irrigation District...

 

COURT REPORTS

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on February 13, 2018 before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Scott Touney, age 34 of Sidney, appeared for arraignment on a charge of Theft, a class IIA felony. Status hearing set for April...

 

Tech Robotics Team

FIRST TECH is more than building robots. FIRST Tech Challenge teams are challenged to design, build, program, and operate robots to compete in a head-to-head challenge in an alliance format....

 

High School Juniors Have Opportunity

The American Legion and Auxiliary posed a few questions to local students: Are you in the Eleventh grade in high school or equivalent level in home school? Would you like to attend a hands-on workshop in elections and government officers? Would you...

 

Calling Third District Students

Encouraging Nebraska students to engage with their government is important to the future of our state and country. For young people in the Third District, my office has great opportunities for students of all ages and interests to get involved....

 

STRAIGHT TALK: Petition Drive For Tax Relief Begins

Last week was a very busy week for me at the Capitol. On Monday the petition drive for the property tax relief ballot measure was launched. The petition drive will put onto the November ballot the...

 

Growing Nebraska After 150 Years

This week, Nebraska turns 151 years old. On March 1, Nebraska celebrates Statehood Day, the anniversary of President Johnson signing Nebraska’s statehood proclamation in 1867. We have come a long...

 

How Can Women Make Financial Progress

On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is “Press for Progress,” and events around the world will celebrate women’s advancements in the political, social and cultural arenas. But right here in the United States,...

 

Ask Brianna is 4-year college right for you?

“Ask Brianna” is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your...

 

Research Shows Large-Scale Irrigation Reduces Local Precipitation

LINCOLN - A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher has shown widespread irrigation has resulted in a net moisture loss in Nebraska, a finding that could have worldwide water conservation...

 

Legion Sponsors Americanism Essay Contest

Sidney American Legion Unit #17 is sponsoring this contest for grades 3-12 students in public school or home schooled. The Essay Title for 2018 is “What can I personally do to promote Americanism in my school or community?” Class I (3&4 grade)...

 

USDA: Small, Midsize Farms Decreasing In Nebraska

OMAHA (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says small and midsize farms across Nebraska have lost much of their land and revenue to bigger operations over the past two decades. Many of these farms have been caught between falling prices and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 28, 2018

Sidney Girls Ready For Beatrice

Sidney's Lady Raiders basketball team faces the Beatrice Lady Orange on Thursday March 1 in Lincoln at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in the 2018 NSAA State Girls Basketball Championships. The Lady Raiders...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 28, 2018

Sidney Falls To Roncalli Catholic

Sidney's Red Raider boys basketball team was defeated 59-52 by the Roncalli Catholic Crimson Pride in the Class B District 8 final in Omaha on Saturday. Sidney ends their season with an 18-8 record...

 
 By Don Ogle    Sports    February 28, 2018

Four Raider Wrestlers Cap Season With Pins

KEARNEY - Sidney wrestlers competed in the Nebraska State Duals Championship over the weekend, facing the toughest dual squads the state has to offer. Sidney fnished eighth in the field, losing its du...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 28, 2018

Creek Valley Storms Over Leyton To Capture Subdistrict Crown

Creek Valley's Storm boys basketball team defeated the Leyton Warriors 53-21 Thursday night at the Cabela's Athletic Center at Sidney High School to take the Subdistrict D2-12 title. The Storm was...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 28, 2018

Peetz Loses Heartbreaker to Heritage; Moves to Regionals

Northeastern Junior College in Sterling hosted the 1A District 4 Basketball Tournament, which ended in a battle for the championship between the Peetz Bulldogs and the Heritage Christian Eagles that w...

 

Creek Valley Girls Fall In Final

Creek Valley's Lady Storm girls basketball team lost to the Hyannis Lady Longhorns 54-40 in the finals of the D2-6 Tournament at Bridgeport on Friday Feb. 23. The loss ends the season for the Lady Storm who finish the season with a 19-9 overall...

 

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