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Articles from the March 27, 2019 edition

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City Looking to Purchase Cabela's Building for UST Global, MMP Moving Forward with Purchase Plan

In a move to ensure a new company remains an anchor in the community's future, the Sidney City Council is proposing the purchase of a three-story building at the intersection of Thirteenth Avenue and...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    March 27, 2019

Sidney Students Rise to Help Flood Victims

Sidney school children from kindergarten on up threw their “hats” into the ring, so to speak, joining together to raise more than $1,600 to help with flood victims in eastern Nebraska. The idea...

 
 By David Ostdiek    News    March 27, 2019

PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVES: Women In Agriculture Conference Set for April 12 at Sidney

"Keep Life Simple" is the theme of the annual Women in Agriculture Conference, which will feature information and advice about simplicity and excellence, making meals with a multi-cooker, forage...

 

Programs Help Workers Through Job Transition

When Bass Pro/Cabela's announced the Distribution Centers in Sidney, more than 100 workers were given the dilemma of "what next?" A series of meeting were held at Western Nebraska Community College...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    March 27, 2019

Potter-Dix Wins Division Championship at State Speech Meet

Potter-Dix came out on top of the competition last Friday, earning the championship in Class D-2 at the Nebraska School Activities Association Speech Championships. Potter-Dix scored in five of nine...

 

W. Dean Christensen - Service Notice

W. Dean Christensen, age 86 of Lodgepole, NE passed away at his home Saturday, March 23, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, March 30th in the Lodgepole United Methodist Church with Rev. David Abbott and Larry Christensen...

 

Tammy L. Sherman - Service Notice

Tammy L. Sherman age 53 of Sidney, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Sidney. A family gathering will be held from 1-5:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in the Gehrig-Stitt Event Center, 1212 10th Ave. in Sidney. Cremation has been held. In...

 

Lois C. Lamm - Death Notice

Lois C. Lamm, age 97 of Sidney, NE passed away in Sidney, Monday morning, March 25, 2019. Funeral services are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Lois’ care and funeral...

 

County Lawyers Scholarships Deadline April 10

The Cheyenne County Lawyers’ Association will be awarding one scholarship to a deserving Cheyenne County area student in the amount of $1,500.00. Applicants interested in applying for this scholarship should present resumes and a 100 word...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 27, 2019

Peetz Falls to Caliche

Peetz's Bulldog baseball team traveled to Caliche on Tuesday to face the Buffaloes, and lost their third game of the season by a lopsided 21-to-1 final score. With the Bulldogs in a rebuilding mode,...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 27, 2019

Leyton Battles Rain and Cold at Morrill Track Meet

Leyton’s Warrior track and field teams traveled to Morrill on Saturday to compete in the Morrill Early Bird Invitational, and at the end of the day boy’s team placed seventh while the girl’s...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 27, 2019

Sidney 7th at North Platte Invite

Sidney’s Red Raider Golf team placed seventh at the North Platte Invitational on Friday. Sidney’s team of Cayden Jobman, Jackson Witt, Trey Douglas, Burke Splichal, and Quinn Siler scored a 413...

 

SPNRD Board Holds Monthly Meeting

The South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) Board of Directors (Board) held its monthly meeting March 12 at the South Platte NRD Conference Room in Sidney. Ritch Nelson, State Forester with Nebraska NRCS and State Wildlife Biologist, gave a...

 

Storm, Floods Erase Drought Symptoms

Cheyenne County’s recent heavy wet snow has all but dissolved the drought concerns in Nebraska’s Panhandle.  The March 21 drought monitor shows two counties defined as “abnormally dry” from t...

 

Preliminary Farm Real Estate Market Results

Preliminary Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey Results released this month by the University of Nebraska revealed that Nebraska agricultural land declined in value for the reporting year ending...

 

WNCC Applied Technical Trades Open House Set for April 10

SCOTTSBLUFF -- There’s nothing wrong with getting your hands a little dirty. Western Nebraska Community College invites you to do just that at the Applied Technical Trades Open House on Wednesday, April 10 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Appl...

 

County Residents Earn Place on University of Wyoming Fall Semester Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls

Several Cheyenne County students attending the University of Wyoming have earned sports on the school’s top honor roll. The University of Wyoming lists 46 students from Nebraska on the 2018 fall semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman...

 

'Just For Kix' Hosts Annual Kids Show

On Sunday, March 17, Sidney Just For Kix Dance hosted its annual Kix for Kids Show. Show proceeds were donated to Sidney Schools and the Mike and Ashley Onken Family. Ashley and Mike's baby son,...

 

Poster and Essay Contest Winners Announced

Seven Cheyenne County youth were recently awarded certificates by the Cheyenne County Family and Community Education (FCE) organization during their poster and essay contest. Lillian Dyson, a home-sch...

 

Commission To Accept Volunteer Help In Cleanup Of Parks

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is grateful for the outpouring of offers from volunteers to help with cleanup efforts at state parks, wildlife management areas and trails damaged by the recent catastrophic flooding. The Commission...

 

Black Hills Energy Collects Household Goods for Flood Victims

As we continue to hear updates on the devastation caused by the flooding across the state, Black Hills Energy would like to join the many other Nebraskans who are making helping others a priority. One way the company is giving a hand up is by...

 

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