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Articles from the March 12, 2013 edition

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 By John Roark    Sports    March 12, 2013

Warriors bring home fourth in D2 state finals

LINCOLN — Dylan Brenner let one last shot fly from deep along the left sidelines Saturday afternoon, and when it fell short, the miracle ride of the Leyton High School boys basketball team had... Full story

 

Local angus breeder recognized nationally

Sand Point Cattle Co, Lodgepole, has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association for having one registered Angus bull and 9 registered Angus cows included in the Association’s 2013 Pathfinder Report. Only 1,992 of the more than...

 

Hispanic, women farmers and ranchers may file claims

LINCOLN – “Hispanic and women farmers who believe they have faced discriminatory practices from the USDA must file a claim by March 25, 2013 in order to have a chance to receive a cash payment or loan forgiveness,” said Farm Service Agency...

 

No-till Notes: 'Teamwork'

I’m sitting in a hotel room in Pierre, S.D. waiting for the brakes to get fixed on our recently purchased semi-tractor. We have a full load of field pea seed sitting on the trailer in tote bags. Our situation has got me to thinking about...

 

Colorado judge enters not guilty plea for Holmes

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting case entered a not guilty plea on behalf of James Holmes on Tuesday after the former graduate student’s defense team said he was not ready to enter one. If Holmes...

 
 By Adrian Smith    Opinion    March 12, 2013

Restoring the Legislative process

Many Americans, including myself, are often frustrated by the inability of Congress to get important legislation passed. Congress was unable to agree to a new long-term Farm Bill last year. The Senate has not passed a budget in nearly four years....

 

Medicaid expansion would hurt state priorities

The Nebraska Legislature recently held a public hearing on LB 577, a bill to bring President Obama’s massive unfunded Medicaid expansion to Nebraska. To no one’s surprise, liberal advocacy groups have voiced support for the optional expansion, bu...

 

Carl Edward Summers Jr.

Carl Edward Summers Jr. 1932 to 2013 Carl Edward Summers Jr., 81, of Crook, Colo., passed away March 8, 2013, in Crook. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at United Church of...

 

Ryder Jay-Allen Shepard

Ryder Jay-Allen Shepard Ryder Jay-Allen Shepard, infant son of Ricki Jo and William Shepard Jr., passed from this life Friday evening, March 8, 2013 at Sidney Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, in the...

 

Douglas Cole Mason

Douglas Cole Mason 1978 to 2013 Douglas Cole Mason, 34, of Genoa City, Wis., passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Fox Lake, Ill. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 15, at the Hi...

 

4-H Chapter to hold spring carnival

The Sidney 4-H chapter will hold its spring carnival on Saturday, March 16 from 5-8 p.m. at the Cheyenne County Fair Grounds. This year’s theme will be “Shoot for the Stars.” The 4-H extension...

 

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths; March is awareness month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Hundreds of Nebraskans die each year from this type of cancer that is preventable, treatable and beatable. Colorectal...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 12, 2013

Rosenbaum joins board; members discuss safety

Janet Rosenbaum joined the other members of the Sidney Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) Monday her first meeting as a new member on the board. But that was not the only change made that night.... Full story

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 12, 2013

Children and KIDS Camp to benefit from movie

This weekend a movie called “CAMP” will be coming to Sidney’s Fox Theater. “CAMP” is not just any movie however, it is a movie that conveys the lives of neglected and abused children and...

 

Cabela's boosts outlook for 1Q on strong sales

SIDNEY (AP) — Cabela's Inc. says demand for its outdoor gear and sporting goods has been strong at the start of the year, so the company is boosting its first-quarter outlook. Cabela's CEO Tommy Millner says business has been strong so far in 2013...

 

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