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Articles from the March 4, 2020 edition

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Coronavirus Needs Caution, Not Fear

News reports indicate part of China is under quarantine, a reaction to the identification of a new virus in a community. Reports varied from a biological weapon to a problem at an animal market....

 

Local 4-H Members Learn About Wool

Are you aware the United Kingdom has more sheep breeds than any other country in the world? More than 60 different breeds are cared for by more than 40,000 sheep farmers. Wool has different features...

 

Commissioners Approve Weed Superintendent Increase

The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners approved renewing the weed control contract with Cris Burks with an increase of almost 6 percent. “We have not raised it in two years,” said Burks....

 

WNCC, ESU Combine Efforts; Public Hearing Scheduled for March 10

Western Nebraska Community College and ESU13 are combining efforts to construct a new building at the Sidney campus of WNCC. In the Feb. 25 meeting of the Sidney City Council, a public hearing was...

 

Sadler Closes Book on Public Service

About four years ago, Ed Sadler walked into Sidney City Hall with a task. Simply put, he was directed to keep the city moving forward through one of the toughest periods in recent time. On Tuesday,...

 

David G. Egging - DEATH NOTICE

David Egging, age 74 of Sidney, NE passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020 in Sidney. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of David’s care and funeral...

 

David R. Henkle - SERVICE NOTICE

David R. Henkle, age 67 of Sidney, NE passed away Friday, February 27, 2020 in Sidney. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 4th in the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery....

 

Michael P. Neal - SERVICE NOTICE

Michael P. Neal, age 59, of Sidney, NE passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020, in Sidney. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M., March 21, 2020 with a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. March 20th. Services will be held in the St. Patrick’s...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 4, 2020

Lady Raiders Face Big Challenge With Northwest

Sidney's Lady Raider Basketball team defeated the Blair Lady Bears last week in their District Final to earn a trip to the State Tournament, and drew a tough first-round opponent in the Northwest...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 4, 2020

Storm Overpowered by Paxton, 71-26

Creek Valley's Storm Basketball team was able to outlast Minatare last week to advance to the Subdistrict D1-12 finals, but faced a tall and athletic Paxton team that had already defeated them by over...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 4, 2020

Warriors Top Blue Knights, Fall to Hyannis

Leyton's Warrior Basketball team was matched against the South Platte Blue Knights in the semi-finals of the D2-11 Subdistrict tournament in Ogallala on February 26. Leyton lost by 13 at South Platte...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 4, 2020

Coyotes Fall to Hyannis in Subdistrict Play

Potter-Dix was paired against the Arthur County Wolves on February 24 to start the D2-11 Subdistrict Tournament in Ogallala, and the Wolves team that had struggled all season with just two wins gave...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 4, 2020

Bulldogs Upset Wildcats 63-45

Peetz's Bulldog Basketball team entered the CHSAA 1A District Tournament as the seven-seed facing the No.2-seed Fleming Wildcats on February 26. After losing to the Wildcats by 10 in mid-January, the...

 

Commitment Letter - Nathan Hofrock

Sidney senior Nathan Hofrock signed his commitment letter to attend and play football for Concordia University while his father Curtis and mother Kim look on. Hofrock will first fulfill a commitment...

 

Commitment Letter - Eli Ahrens

Sidney senior Eli Ahrens is joined by his father Joel, mother Heidi and sister Chloe as his signs his commitment letter to Concordia University....

 

Mildred Rose Swanson - Obituary

A wonderful life she lived. Mildred Rose Swanson, age 92, passed away on a snowy Sunday evening - March 1, 2020. She was a bookkeeper, accountant and co-owner of the Dalton Telephone Company. She had...

 

Derald H. Pittam - Obituary

Derald H. Pittam, age 83, of Ogallala, NE and formerly of Sidney, passed away in Ogallala, Thursday, February 27, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, March 5th in the...

 

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