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Articles from the April 13, 2022 edition

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Challengers on the Ballot

In a little less than a month, Cheyenne County voters will cast their choices on the few contested races on the Primary Ballot. Races that are not contested will not appear on the Primary Ballot....

 

The Constant Challenge of Economic Development

There's a quote that when you have a good job, keep an eye out for the next one. Likewise, some business managers live by the principal of advertise when business is good, and advertise more when...

 

ALLO Breaks Ground in Sidney

On April 3, Sidney City Manager David Scott and Colin Murphy, lead constructionist for ALLO Communications, met at the corner of Fort Sidney Road and 11th Avenue for a ceremonial groundbreaking. ALLO...

 

Sidney Tree Board Set to Give Away Trees April 23

The Sidney Tree Board will celebrate Arbor Day with its annual tree give-away Saturday, April 23 at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp. This year marks the 36th year Sidney has been recognized as a Tree City USA community by the National Arbor Day...

 

Kasten, Rotert, to Attend American Legion Boys State

The American Legion Potter Post 291 is pleased to announce and have endorsed Zach Rotert, and Luke Kasten of Potter who are generously sponsored by Sidney American Legion Post 17 and will join 225...

 

Students Observe 'Day of Silence'

On Friday, April 8, students in the Sidney School District who may often be seen as vocal, even bubbly, chose to be silent. Their silence, they admitted later, caused some awkwardness throughout the...

 

Mary Jane Echternach

Mary Jane Echternach passed away February 21, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 98. She was born Mary Jane Taylor, January 30, 1924 in Boone, Iowa the second child of Isreal Evans and Grace...

 

Dorothy M. Kettler

Our loving mother, Dorothy M. Kettler, age 98 passed away on April 2, 2022. Dorothy was born and raised in Sidney, NE. She attended school District 33 and then St. Patrick’s Catholic School in...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    April 13, 2022

Think Hard About the Electric Vehicle Push

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s getting expensive to drive. Between soaring prices for gas and diesel fuel and the insane cost of both new and used vehicles, people are having to cut back on dri...

 
 By Deb Fischer    Opinion    April 13, 2022

At Nebraska Fish Fries, All Are Welcome

For many Nebraskans, Lent means two things: a time for personal reflection, and a time for weekly fish fries.  My daughter-in-law comes from a big Catholic family who have called Omaha home for...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On Week 13

Throngs of followers. Soldiers under orders. Corrupt governments allied. Crowds stirred up to anger. One Man, Jesus. God’s Love hanging between Heaven and Hell. Mercy is Greek for the Hebrew word...

 

An Inheritance

Several years ago, a radio commentator said “you are where you are because you choose to be there.” I wanted to argue the point. Sometimes we are where we are because we choose not to be...

 

Will Your Money Last as Long as You Do?

We all hope for long, healthy lives. But there’s a serious “side effect” of longevity – the possibility of outliving our money. How can you help prevent this? It’s useful to know the seriousness of the threat. Consider this: About 41% of...

 

The Divine Radiance

Luke 9:29 “As He was praying, the appearance of His face changed, and His clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning.” When Jesus prayed, the divine life inside him suddenly burst forth. Those looking on were blinded by the resplendent...

 

Keep Your Farm Site Safe

By UNMC, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, Omaha What do you want to protect? That’s the first question Purdue University College of Agriculture’s Fred Whitford advises farmers to ask when considering how to make their far...

 

New Communications Specialist Appointed for Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center

Scottsbluff native Brittany Fulton has been appointed as Communications Specialist for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center at Scottsbluff. She will...

 

Branding School Event in Valentine, April 27

The Sandhills Cattle Association, Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance, and Nebraska Extension – Beef Systems have teamed up for the first-ever “Branding School”. This event brings content that will be beneficial for producers before their next...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 13, 2022

Sidney Girls Take Mitchell Invitational

Sidney's Red Raider Track and Field teams traveled north on Saturday to compete at the Mitchell Invitational, and the girls squad took top honors with 99 points while the boys squad was edged out for...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 13, 2022

Leyton Warriors Take Tri-State

Leyton's Warrior Boys Track and Field team battled 11 teams, cold weather, and high winds mixed with snow flurries on Tuesday to take top honors on Tuesday at the Tri-State Meet at Creek Valley High S...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 13, 2022

Raider Golfers Take Fifth At Sidney Invite

Sidney's Red Raider Golf team hit the links on Friday for the Sidney Invite, after the competition was postponed from Tuesday due to the high winds hitting the panhandle area through the beginning of...

 

Peetz Bulldog Boys Place Sixth At Holyoke Invite

Peetz's Bulldog Track and Field teams traveled to Holyoke on Saturday to compete at the Holyoke Invite, with 11 teams competing in the girls division and 12 teams competing in the boys division. At the end of the day, the boys took sixth place with...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 13, 2022

Dickman Selected for All-Star Game

Sidney Red Raider senior Sawyer Dickman has been selected as one of 24 student-athletes that will play in the 53rd annual Boy's Basketball All-Star Game by the Nebraska Coaches Association. The game...

 

Truth vs Lies

It might be fabricated, but a story I heard years ago was that Bill Cosby warned a young Oprah Winfrey, to “always balance your own check book.” In other words, he cautioned her to trust only...

 

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