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Articles from the March 30, 2023 edition

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 By Mike Motz    News    March 30, 2023

Treacherous Spring Blizzard to Blame for Two-truck Collision on I-80

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Local, county and state law enforcement and first responders raced to the scene of an accident at around 3:30 on Monday afternoon. About a half mile east of marker 66... Full story

 By Mike Motz    News    March 30, 2023

Rotary Seeks to Establish Sidney Chapter

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Representatives from Rotary International visited Sidney on Wednesday, March 23, and held a lunchtime meet and greet at WNCC in Sidney. Many of Sidney's service and... Full story


Lodgepole Library receives donation of 100 books; Celebrates with Open House on April 1st

Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole received a gift of 100 new children's books, ranging from pre-k through early readers. The library was one of 100 chosen to receive this gift in 2023. The library looks to excite and foster an early... Full story


The Sidney City Council now meeting earlier following the passage of Ordinance 1844 on March 14.

While still meeting on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, the governing body will now meet at 5:30 pm instead of 7 pm. The ordinance, which was passed on first reading with the three readings bypassed, passed unanimously. Mayor Brad Sherman... Full story


No Pressure, Only Pleasure at Spring Fever 5k Walk

Barbara Perez, Sun-Telegraph Perfection is not required in the upcoming Spring Fever 5k walk, hosted by Take Back Health and Fitness in Sidney. The "K" component of the 5K distance represents the... Full story


City to begin pesticide treatment

With spring approaching, pesticide treatment marker flags will begin showing up on front lawns of those homeowners who contract with lawn services. Spring time is also the beginning of lawn treatment season at your city parks, greenspaces, cemetery,... Full story

 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    March 30, 2023

Dilatory Tactics

Life in the Unicameral Legislature is always full of surprises. Last week I saw things I thought I would never see. The structure of the Unicameral Legislature is such that it allows for a single... Full story


International Criminal Court: Sauce for the Goose

How much does a mug shot mean to you? To Alvin Bragg, it apparently means quite a lot. All signs point to Bragg, the progressive prosecutor in Manhattan, indicting Donald Trump for his 2016... Full story


Roger Williams vs. the Puritans

Last time in these pages, I mentioned Jonathan Winthrop's "city on a hill" sermon, "that all the eyes of all people are upon us." Winthrop considered himself a type of Moses who was leading his people... Full story


Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On: Week Thirteen

"Therefore, looking unto Jesus, Who, for the joy set before Him, endured the cross, and has sat down at the right hand of the Throne of God." Hebrews 12:2  Consider this Man, Jesus, who borrowed a... Full story


Chamber Hosts Ag Social at Elks Lodge #1894

On Thursday, March 23, the Elks Lodge hosted the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce Ag-Social dinner. A big turnout enjoyed the delicious variety of food offered and had time to socialize and talk... Full story


Local Nelnet makes donations to Sidney Public Library

Last Thursday the Charity Committee at the Sidney Nelnet office made a donation to the Friends of the Library organization in addition to a separate donation to the Cheyenne County Dolly Parton's... Full story


Trudy A. Ketteler

Trudy A. Ketteler, age 78, of Dalton, NE passed away in Cheyenne, WY on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Services were held on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at the United Church of the Plains in Dalton, NE with PMA Bev Adam officiating. Services were... Full story


Richard A. "Dick" Osterday

Former Sidney resident Richard A. "Dick" Osterday, 87, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2023, in Hastings, NE surrounded by his loving family. A private family burial will take place at a later date.... Full story


Maxine D. Wilson

Maxine Dee Wilson, age 92, formerly of Sidney, NE passed away peacefully at the Goshen Healthcare Community in Torrington, WY on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 30, 2023

Area Student Athletes Named to All-Conference Teams and Academic Honors

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Cheyenne County's high school athletic teams had much success over the winter, and many student-athletes were recognized for their outstanding performances and named... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 30, 2023

Red Raiders Take Eight Golds at John Ganser Invite

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph It was a smart choice, moving the John Ganser Invite from Saturday, March 25 to Friday March 24, as the weather on Saturday would only be suitable for a hockey game or... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 30, 2023

Potter-Dix, Leyton Compete at Morrill Early Bird

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph This year's Morrill Early Bird Track & Field meet was moved from Saturday to Friday in anticipation of the bad weather over the weekend, and the student-athletes... Full story


Leyton FFA Labor Auction a Hit

Barbara Perez, Sidney Sun-Telegraph On Friday night, March 24, the Leyton FFA Chapter held their annual FFA Labor & Silent Auction at Leyton High School. A big turnout enjoyed delicious food and... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Community    March 30, 2023

Snowy Weather Doesn't Stop Girls Day Out

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce had their annual "Girls Day Out" in Sidney, and although the weather did not cooperate, local businesses benefited from an... Full story


Potter-Dix High School students do their part for "Stuff the Ruck" fundraiser on April 8

Potter-Dix High School Social Studies teacher Jacob Christensen and a group of his students stopped by the Sun-Telegraph office on Wednesday to look up actual articles from the WWII era as part of... Full story


Local Association offering $1,500 Scholarship; Deadline to apply is April 7, 2023

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... Full story


The Ark in Sidney still a Driving Force in Children's Ministry

In 1977, George Benson recorded the song, "The Greatest Love of All", and it was made even more popular when Whitney Houston released her version of the song in 1985. Its opening line, "I believe the... Full story


Youth Entrepreneurship Competition (YEC) Now Open

SIDNEY -- The Cheyenne County e3 chapter, Nelnet, and Sidney Public Schools are excited to announce the launch of its first Youth Entrepreneurship Competition (YEC). In partnership with Sidney High School and local teacher, Ashley Fehringer, high... Full story


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