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Articles from the March 6, 2019 edition

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Commissioners OK Lawn Care Contract

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved renewing a contract with Premier Land Management Services, LLC. The agreement is for maintenance of courthouse grounds and of the Visitor Center....

 

Packed House Supports Pheasants Forever

The Cheyenne County Fairgrounds was packed with hunting supporters Friday night as the Pheasants Forever chapter held its annual banquet. Supporters were greeted with options to buy tickets for...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    March 6, 2019

City Crews Repair Water Main in Frigid Temps

City water department crews spent 12 hours locating and repairing a water main break that occurred at one of the city's highest locations Saturday. The break, to a six-inch main line, was reported at...

 

Code Enforcement Focuses on Respect

Living in a community means neighbors. Some people believe that “fences make good neighbors.” However, if the neighbor’s lack of maintenance of his home and yard affects his neighbors, its...

 

Brandon L. Miller - Service Notice

Brandon L. Miller, age 39 of Gurley, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in Gurley. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, March 8th at Weyert’s Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lodgepole with Pastor Leon “Bud” Gillespie...

 

Frances A. Harvey - Obituary

Frances A. Harvey, age 96 of Sterling, CO and former Sidney resident passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in Sterling. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in...

 

Larry Dickinson - Obituary

Larry Dickinson, age 74 of Chappell, NE passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Julesburg, CO. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Larry’s care and...

 

CCSO Investigating Vehicle Break-ins

Authorities continue investigating a series of vehicle break-ins that occurred Thursday Feb. 28 into Friday, March 1 in the Dalton area. On Friday afternoon, Cheyenne County Sheriff Adam Frerichs sent our a press release regarding vehicles in the...

 

Former Sidney Student Tops In College Broadcast

NEW YORK – A former Sidney resident was among the big winners Saturday during the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System College Media Awards in New York City. University of Nebraska/Kearney and...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 6, 2019

Sledding

Big snows meant big opportunities for sledding in Sidney over the weekend. This group of youngsters took advantage of piles left from clearing off parking lots for their sledding and snow climbing...

 

Jerry Lee James - Obituary

Jerry Lee James of Bellingham, Washington went to his home in Heaven on February 22, 2019 at age 55 after a courageous battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Jerry was born to Maurice and Virginia James on November 10, 1963 in Kimball, Nebraska....

 

Kenneth Mathew Perez - Obituary

Kenneth Mathew Perez, 53, of Sterling, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Sterling Living Center in Sterling, Colorado. Kenneth was born on March 30, 1965 in Chappell, NE to Juan and Clara...

 

Foreign Landowners Must Report Holdings

Brad Fraass, Cheyenne County Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency, reminds foreign investors who buy, sell, or hold a direct or indirect interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required under the Agricultural...

 

Spring Rainbow Trout Stockings Put on Hold

LINCOLN – With frigid temperatures gripping much of the state and many lakes locked with thick ice, the spring stockings of rainbow trout and the season opener at the Two Rivers State Recreation Area Trout Lake are on hold. “Due to the extreme...

 

NEST 529 Sows Seeds for the Academic Future with Farm-Themed Photo Drawing

LINCOLN – Nebraska State Treasurer John Murante and First National Bank of Omaha today announced the fifth annual NEST on the Farm Fun Photo $1,000 Drawing. The Drawing will be open to submissions from Nebraska residents through June 30, 2019. To...

 

Indoor Fishing

Bass Pro/Cabela's held fishing clinics Saturday in Sidney. Pictured are children helping stock the fishing tank in Cabela's. Pictured from left to right are Faith McHenry, Ava McHenry, Kate...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 6, 2019

Sidney Stopped by Elkhorn South

Sidney's Lady Raider basketball team was defeated 51-to-37 by the Elkhorn South Lady Storm on Thursday in the first round of the NSAA State Tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln. The Lady...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 6, 2019

Peetz Falls Short to Haxtun, 62-50

Peetz's Bulldog boy's basketball season ended with a 62-to-50 loss to the Haxtun Bulldogs in the Class 1A Region 2 Tournament at NJC in Sterling on Saturday. The loss ends Peetz's season with a...

 

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