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Articles from the April 22, 2020 edition

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Council Approves Help for Businesses

The Sidney City Council recently approved changes to the LB840 fund, allowing the awarding of loans specifically to assist businesses stressed by the COVID-19 shutdowns. The streets of Sidney are quie...

 

SRMC Confirms First COVID19 Case to Test Positive

Sidney Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Extended Care confirms the first case to test positive for COVID19 in Sidney. The resident was screened upon the recognition of the only symptom, that of a sore t...

 

School Board Commends Staff for COVID Reaction

The halls are dark and empty with the exception of the few staff assigned to work the building, but education is still taking place, for students and staff. On April 13, the Cheyenne County School...

 

SRMC Discontinues Home Health and Hospice Services

Sidney Regional Medical Center (SRMC) will no longer be accepting referrals or admissions for the Home Health and Hospice services,as these services are being discontinued at this time. The hospital...

 

Third in Series: Literature Teacher Adapts to Video Lessons

The teacher that I profiled is Andy Newman. Mr. Newman teaches sophomores and seniors. He teaches World Literature to sophomores, College Composition and British Literature to seniors, and English...

 

Linda Lee (Gade) Helfrich - Death Notice

Linda Lee (Gade) Helfrich, 72, of Littleton, Colorado passed away Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 at her home. Linda was born in Sidney, Nebraska and grew up in Sunol. Graveside services are pending. Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory in Lakewood,...

 

New Member

The Lodgepole Lions Club recently welcomed a new member to its chapter. Pictured from left are Ben Richard, JJ Poss (new member) and club president Steve Olsen....

 

Sidney Tree Board Tree Give Away Adjusted For 2020

The Sidney Tree Board will modify its annual tree give-away to follow social distancing guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic. The give-away will be held Saturday, April 25 at the City Park Shop in...

 

Hand Sanitizer Donated to Area Outlets

Bulk hand sanitizer was donated to the Salvation Army in Sidney Monday morning. The donation is a result of Sean Blackburn of Blackburn Eye Clinic contacting Roger Berry of the Nebraska Ethanol Board...

 

FFA Members Continue Doing to Learn and Living to Serve During COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (April 2020 / National FFA Organization) – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the country, many schools have turned to e-learning, and after-school activities have come to a...

 

Social Distance Dining

*Please support any of your favorite restaurants throughout the community by ordering take out/delivery. While you’re at it, consider buying their gift cards/certificates for yourself and loved... Full story

 

Nebraska Voters with Disabilities Have Several Options

Lincoln- For some time, most county offices, including county election offices, have been closed to the public as part of the counties' response to COVID-19. In connection with those closures,...

 

Nebraska Farm Bureau Asks Congressional Leaders to Boost Funding, Provide Clarity for Paycheck Protection Program

LINCOLN – Nebraska Farm Bureau is asking leaders in the U.S. House and Senate to push partisanship to the side and move quickly to boost funding for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Funding for the...

 

Sharon K. Ellis - Obituary

Sharon K. Ellis, 74, of Sidney passed away Saturday morning, April 11, 2020 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials in Sharon's name can be...

 

Doris Marie (Nurse) Kella - Obituary

Doris Marie (Nurse) Kella, 93, passed away on April 9, 2020 in Sidney, Nebraska. Doris was the youngest of four children born to Howard and Greta (Green) Nurse.  She was born on October 9, 1926 in...

 

Tammy S. Hawthorne - Obituary

Tammy S. Hawthorne, age 56 of Sidney, NE passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. A private family burial was held in the...

 

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