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Articles from the March 16, 2022 edition

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Crack Seal Bid OK'd

The Sidney City Council on March 8 approved a crack seal contract with Hein Construction of Fairbury, Neb. In his presentation to the city council, Street Superintendent Hank Radtke said two companies...

 

Rosella M. Mehling

Rosella M. Mehling, 91 of Sidney, Nebraska died on Monday, March 7, 2022 in Houston, TX. Rosella was born December 29, 1930 to Zella and Ferris Cottrell in Walthill, Nebraska. When Rosella was 12 year...

 

Geraldine "Jeri" L. Trowbridge

Geraldine “Jeri” L. Trowbridge, age 80, of Sidney, passed away at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney, NE on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Graveside Services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Friday,...

 

Leo Kurth

Leo Kurth, age 93, of Sidney, NE, passed away in Sidney on March 14, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Church of Nazarene in Sidney, NE with Pastor Lee...

 

Highby Outdoors Moving to New Location

The corner of Jackson Street and 10th Avenue has a history of mixing venues. There was a bookstore, and beside it a coffee shop. There was the coffee shop within the retail store, and soon there will...

 

Make The Right Choice

“It's a matter of life or meth.” The message is simple and straight-forward, and has resulted in a campaign against use of methamphetamines. Nebraska State Patrol Troopers Tim Flick and Brandon...

 

Law Enforcement Undergoes Drug Training

Methamphetamine is defined as the significant threat to the state of Nebraska. It has caught the attention of law enforcement and drug counselors to the point a campaign has been launched: “It's a m...

 

New Centers for Children with Autism Open in Omaha and Lincoln, with Additional Centers Planned for 2022

OMAHA, Neb., March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stride Autism Centers ("Stride"), a provider of evidence-based therapy for preschool-age children with autism, is thrilled to announce two new convenient locations in Nebraska. Enrollment for...

 

R. Bruce Christofferson

R. Bruce Christofferson, 79, of Cheyenne passed away March 10, 2022 at Davis Hospice Center. He was born June 15, 1942 in Kimball, NE to Arnold and Ruth Christofferson. He married Barbara Meacham on...

 

Daniel G. Duncan

Daniel G. Duncan, age 39, of Sidney, passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Legion Park Shelter House on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 5:30 p.m....

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    March 16, 2022

It's Worse Than You Know

Even big media outlets have been forced to acknowledge inflation is a big problem. It’s sad those running our country are so disconnected from the people they govern that they’re unable to underst...

 

What Is News

Working for a local newspaper may not be as glamorous as working for a big city daily, but it is not boring. Where else can you do a story on a carrot that looks like Abe Lincoln, a 2-headed snake, or...

 

"Emergency" in Name Only: The Second Round of the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program

As Nebraskans, we value resourcefulness and self-reliance.  We also care for our neighbors.  We recognize that extraordinary times—like a natural disaster or a global pandemic—warrant extra...

 

Irish Wit

The Irish have their own way of seeing the world. The American poet Marianne Moore said as much in six words. “I'm troubled. I'm dissatisfied. I'm Irish.” Frank McCourt said the same, but in more...

 
 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    March 16, 2022

Straight Talk from Steve: PBMs

One of the issues which has concerned me ever since I sat on the Legislature’s HHS Committee is what to do about price benefit managers, otherwise known as PBMs. Price benefit managers are the...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

Humility is designed to bring order out of chaos.  A good character trait, humility simply says what God says and does what God does.  And, humility is the root word for ‘humor’.  Proverbs...

 
 By Ted Carter    Opinion    March 16, 2022

President's Op-Ed: Thanks to partnerships, University's impact goes well beyond the numbers

Many of us know intuitively that our lives are touched in some way by the University of Nebraska. Maybe you’ve received care at our world-renowned medical center. Maybe you’re a farmer or rancher who’s benefited from the expertise of Nebraska...

 

Legal Considerations of Firearms Part 4

Over the last couple months, I’ve been discussing some legal considerations of owning and using firearms. I’ve been discussing a scenario in which a man breaks into your home and your spouse shoots him before he has a chance to fire the gun...

 

Public Records

Truck-Car Accident Results in Fatality The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office, Nebraska State Patrol, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department, Nebraska Department of Roads and Regional West Medical Center Ambulance responded to a motor vehicle accident on...

 

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