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City, NRD take step forward on East Sidney storm water project

Sidney city councilors voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize a long-term, low-interest loan from the state for a design engineering contract to address storm water issues in East Sidney. The approval came after a 90-minute joint meeting between the...

 

Student art on display

The Sidney Public Library is currently displaying art from Potter-Dix middle and high school students. Their art will be displayed until April 25.... Full story

 

Public transportation ridership up in Sidney

Riders using the dial-a-ride and fixed route line public transportation systems in Sidney increased in 2014 over the past year. Dave Doty, Sidney Transportation Department coordinator, presented a 2014-’15 public transportation summary to city...

 

Jury seated in Assad trial

The trial for Jason Assad began Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in the day, a jury to hear the case was seated. Assad faces numerous charges including terroristic threatening, kidnapping and domestic assault, stemming from an arrest last fall. Assad...

 

Educational Service Unit #13 awarded $2.8 million Head Start grant

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Scotts Bluff, Morrill, Kimball, Garden, Cheyenne and Deuel counties will be administered through Educational Service Unit #13. The Administration for Children and Families approved...

 

Veteran's History Project - John D. Shaffner

John D. Shaffner Lance Corporal U.S. Marine Corps 1971-1973 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Potter,...

 

Colburne "Coly" Nelson

Colburne "Coly" Nelson, 78 of Sidney, passed away at the Golden Living Center in Sidney, Sunday morning, April 12, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Thurs., April 16 with Wake... Full story

 

Edna B. Sprenger

Edna B. Sprenger, 88 of Sidney, passed away Sun., April 5, 2015 in Sidney. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Sat., April 18, in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tar Drazdowski... Full story

 

Community Calendar 04-15-15

Thursday, April 16 Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. Great topics/food/fellowship. Call Leslie at (308) 250-1113 with questions. April 16 and 17 A Brain Injury Conference will... Full story

 

Wheat Belt to send students to Youth Energy Leadership Camp

The Nebraska Rural Electric Association sponsors a Youth Energy Leadership Camp every year at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey, Neb., that stresses leadership and team building activities. The camp will be held July 13-17. Wheat Belt Public... Full story

 

Be prepared for those RMDs

You might not think that 70 ½ represents any particular milestone. But when you do reach this age, you will have to make some decisions that affect an important aspect of your life — your retirement income. Here’s the background: Once you turn...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 15, 2015

STORM TWILIGHT TRACK & FIELD INVITE: Leyton boys, girls win titles

CHAPPELL – Leyton High School swept both the boys' and girls' team events at the annual Storm Twilight Invite on Tuesday in what was a intimate gathering of four Class D schools. The Warriors...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 15, 2015

Peetz falls to Sedgwick Co. on baseball diamond, 13-3

JULESBURG, Colo. – The Peetz High baseball team continued to wade through their tough schedule of Class 2A teams and came up on the short end of a 13-3 final to Sedgwick County on Tuesday...

 

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