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  • Regular commissioners' meeting scheduled for Monday

    Anthony Ruiz|Apr 1, 2016

    The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners and Board of Equalization will convene for a regular meeting beginning at 8 a.m. Monday in the commissioners' meeting room at the county courthouse located at 1000 10th Ave. in Sidney. On the agenda will be the approval of the advisory board-proposed contract for Donald Miller, who was selected as the public defender for Cheyenne County during the board's March 21 regular meeting. Commissioners will also review and consider approval of appointment for a...

  • SHS Boys' Varsity Basketball donates $1,400 to Special Olympics

    Anthony Ruiz|Apr 1, 2016

    The Sidney High School Boys' Varsity Basketball team banded together this season to raise more than $1,400 for Special Olympics Nebraska. As the team prepared to head to the state basketball tournament in March, they worked in cooperation with Katy Hinneman, owner of screen printing and embroidery shop Shirt Tales in Sidney to create and sell t-shirts to raise money, donating $3 for every shirt sold to the organization. In total, the group raised $664 for Special Olympics Nebraska through...

  • Cabela's Inc. announces the successful renewal of variable funding facility with Bank of America

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Apr 1, 2016

    Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) announced Thursday that the variable funding facility with Bank of America, National Association (BANA) has been extended through March 2019. In addition, the commitment under the variable funding facility has been increased from $300 million to $500 million. The variable funding facility relates to an outstanding series of variable funding notes issued by Cabela’s Credit Card Master Note Trust. “I am delighted to announce the renewal of the variable funding facility with Bank of America,” said Tommy Millner...

  • Region 21 officials attend ICS training in Bridgeport

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Apr 1, 2016

    More than 30 city and county government officials and administrators attended incident command system training earlier this week, with nearly two-thirds of attendees representing Region 21 Emergency Management. Incident command system, or ICS, gives a standardized approach to the command, control, and coordination of emergency response. It provides a common hierarchy which assists in making response from multiple agencies effective. “During a disaster, everybody needs to know their job,” Ron Leal, Director of Region 21 Emergency Man...

  • Creek Valley students attend Math and Science Day in Sterling

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Apr 1, 2016

    On Tuesday, March 29, twenty-two students from Creek Valley Middle School attended the annual Northeastern Junior College Math and Science Day in Sterling, Colo. The day consists of an academic competition in which the students each take two tests in either math, science or critical thinking. They compete against students from at least 20 other schools from Colorado and Nebraska. Students test scores are compared to the scores of other students in their grade and awards are given to the top thre...

  • Parenting the love and logic way

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Apr 1, 2016

    Coming to the Sidney area, April through May, is the time tested, practical and positive Love & Logic Parenting Series. The seminar series is a collaborative effort of the Adventist Learning Center of Sidney and the local Love & Logic facilitator, Jennifer Fleharty. Parents, teachers, grandparents, or family care providers can take advantage of this seminar and learn how to parent the love and logic way. The “Love” in Love and Logic means that we love our kids so much that we are willing to set and enforce limits. This “Love” also means t...

  • Energy Conference to be held in Denver

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Apr 1, 2016

    Tri-State G & T in partnership with the NEED Project (The National Energy Education Development Project) is hosting an Energy Conference in July. Teachers throughout the area of Tri-State’s member systems are strongly encouraged to attend. Wheat Belt is proud to be a part of this project. The conference will be held July 28-29 in Denver. The rural electric industry believes so strongly in this project that they are extending an invitation to area teachers as an expense-paid conference. Mileage, lodging and meals during the conference will be r...

  • Community Calendar 04-01-16

    Apr 1, 2016

    Sunday, April 3 The April meeting of the Nebraska Polio Survivors Association will be held on Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m. at Bloomfield Forum, 98th and Nicholas, in Omaha. If you are a polio survivor or have an interest in Post Polio, please join us. … Monday, April 4 Cheyenne County Republican Convention will be held on Monday, April 4, 2016 at Points West Bank on Glover Road at 5:30 pm. Guest speakers will include U.S. Congressman Adrian Smith and Nebraska State Republican Party Executive Director Bud Synhorst. For more information, contact P...

  • After Easter sale

    Doug Birky, Evangelical Free Church of Sidney|Apr 1, 2016

    FOR SALE: One grave – slightly used – just like new. Here is an advertisement that you will probably never see in this newspaper or hear on our local radio station. That’s because graves and tombs are not normally used for just a brief amount of time. However, this advertisement could have appeared in the “Jerusalem Sun-Telegraph” two thousand years ago. The crucified body of the Lord Jesus Christ had been buried in a tomb just outside of Jerusalem, but his body was there for only three days. And even though a rumor had been started which acc...

  • Good Old Days - 04-01-16

    Apr 1, 2016

    Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 Years Ago '4-H Junior Leaders On Ski Trip' March 28, 1966 On March 5 and 6 the 4-H Junior Leader Club went on it's annual ski trip. An anxious group of skiers met at the Point Office early Saturday morning to begin the fun filled weekend. A breakfast stop was made at Cheyenne and then the four were driven by Ivan...

  • Recipients of All Western Conference basketball awards selected

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Apr 1, 2016

    The selections were announced for the boys and girls All Western Conference basketball awards on Thursday. The Red Raiders received the following awards. All-Conference: Annalise Lecher, Emily Mahr, Kelsey Knight, Tyler Wintholz, Brady Radcliffe and Cutter O’Connell. Honorable Mention: Maddison Porter, Janay Brauer, Ryan Birner and Zack Means....

  • NCPA Academic All-State awards announced

    For The Sun-Telegraph|Apr 1, 2016

    The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Winter 2015-16 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Awards. Since 2006 this NSAA Award Program has recognized students who meet the criteria for nomination by their school in the season of their activity. Each year the NSAA and the NCPA recognize students during Fall, Winter and Spring Seasons who are nominated by their schools for their individual academic excellence, leadership and significant contributions...

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