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  • Easter egg hunt held for autistic children

    Brandon L. Summers|Apr 12, 2017

    An Easter egg hunt for Sidney's autistic children brought together special needs families in celebration Saturday. The free event, held at Legion Park, is one of many observing Autism Awareness Month. "All month long we are doing autism awareness," Eric Packer, event organizer and Sidney Dairy Queen manager, said. "All the events we're doing are going to benefit the Sidney public schools and their special education department." The event was sponsored by Dairy Queen, Maddox Motors and High...

  • Barber faces felony charges

    Brandon L. Summers|Apr 12, 2017

    Stephen D. Barber, 28, of Sidney, faces two felony charges: child abuse, a class 3A felony, and enticement by electronic communication device, a class 4 felony. At his preliminary hearing Tuesday in Cheyenne County Court, Judge Randin R. Roland found there was sufficient evidence for arraignment. Lt. Keith Andrew, Sidney Police Department, testified and presented evidence. Subscribe to the Sidney Sun-Telegraph to read the rest of the story. (308) 254-2818 817 12th Ave. Sidney, NE 69162...

  • City offices closed for Good Friday

    Apr 12, 2017

    The City of Sidney will be closed on Friday, April 14, in observance of Good Friday. All City Departments will be closed including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The Solid Waste Department will be collecting Friday’s trash on Thursday, and Thursday’s trash on Wednesday....

  • Nelson honored by Fort Sidney D.A.R.

    Amanda Tafolla-Sutton|Apr 12, 2017

    Col. Lawrence C. Nelson (Ret.) was honored Saturday by the Fort Sidney Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Nelson is a retired veteran, having served in the United States Army from 1968 to 2007. Nelson was recognized for his service to his country, his numerous and continuous efforts to honor and serve Nebraska's veterans, and for allowing the Fort Sidney D.A.R. to meet at the Veterans History Center, located in downtown Sidney. Nelson owns and operates the museum, opening it...

  • Records tumble to Raiders in Mitchell

    Don Ogle|Apr 12, 2017

    Two Sidney athletes set new records to lead the Sidney boys and girls teams to third-place finishes at the Mitchell Invite. Raider Alex Linneman set a meet record in the long jump. Linneman cleared the 22-foot mark three times in the finals, with his best mark of 22-feet, 6-1/4-inches establishing a new mark to shoot for. Freshman M.J. Johnstone keeps raising the standard for future girls pole vaulters at Sidney High School, clearing the bar at 10-feet, 9-inches for the second record in as many...