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Articles from the April 24, 2014 edition

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City planners recommend annexation of six properties

Sidney’s boundaries will likely soon expand. At Monday’s meeting, the city’s planning commission considered seven properties for annexation and recommended to the city council that six of these properties be incorporated into the city. There...


Farm Safety Day

The UNL Extension office hosted a farm safety day for Cheyenne County second graders at the Lodgepole Youth Camp on Thursday. Hundreds of young people learned from experts to handle everything from... Full story


Fire in the sky

A fiery sunset silhouetted Sidney's skyline on Wednesday.... Full story


Welcoming Arrivals – Brayeshla Dawnica Kae Rusk

Brayeshla Dawnica Kae Rusk Siblings Keverett and Kiley Rusk along with their parents Brad and Kecla welcomed God's blessing Brayeshla Dawnica Kae into their family on Jan. 23, 2014 at 7:29 p.m. She... Full story


William Shakespeare

We know so little of William Shakespeare’s life. We know that he was christened on April 26, 1564, and that his father, John Shakespeare, made gloves in Stratford and served as an alderman on the town council. We know that in November of 1582,...


Tales of a coffee-holic: Life and times

I’m not sure the good old days were really that good. Quite often I hear people around town talking about how much better things were back in the day. Kids were more respectful, teachers could paddle students to make them behave and no one had to d...


Emily Gill Awarded 4-H Council Scholarship

The Cheyenne County 4-H Council is proud to announce that Emily Gill is the recipient of the 2014 4-H Council Scholarship. Gill is an 11-year member of 4-H and has served as president of the Junior... Full story


Deadline Extended for Student App Challenge

Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced students will have until May 31 to submit their software applications or “apps” for the first annual House Student App Challenge for Nebraska’s Third Congressional District. The Third District...


Nebraska State College System, Gov. Heineman recognize scholarship recipients

For The Sun-Telegraph The Nebraska State College System (NSCS) recently awarded over 100 Board of Trustee Scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Nebraska. A Board of Trustee (BOT) Scholarship provides full tuition for recipients and is... Full story


Ten Questions with Chanda DeMasters, UNL Extension Assistant

Chanda DeMasters can be found organizing many of the youth related activities around Cheyenne and Kimball Counties. If not directly responsible for them, the UNL Extension representative works...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 24, 2014

Talking Sports: Streetwise

I’ve hesitated to bring up this topic lest the subject of it be put at risk because of these words. I’ve lived in big cities and small towns and just about everywhere is the unfortunate reality of homelessness. I didn’t think it was an issue...


Area Sports Schedule

Thu. Apr. 24 GOLF Sidney @ Gothenburg 9 a.m. CDT Fri. Apr. 25 GOLF Creek Valley @ Garden County 9 a.m. TRACK & FIELD Sidney @ Scottsbluff 12:30 p.m. Leyton, Sidney @ Mitchell 9 a.m. Sat. Apr. 26 GOLF Sidney @ Alliance 9 a.m. TRACK & FIELD Potter-Dix... Full story


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