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Council Approves Building Purchase 3-2 Following Emotional Hearing

The Sidney City Council held its second public hearing on the proposed purchase of a three-story building at 13th Avenue and Illinois Street. The council previously addressed the proposal with four...

 

Plains West CASA Seeking 'Villains,' 'Superheros'

Plains West CASA is hosting its first “Superhero Run and Villain Chase (fun run). The event will be held Saturday, starting from the Shelter House at Legion Park. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9 a.m. Cost of the 5k race...

 

'Girls Day Out' Set for Saturday

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Girls Day Out tomorrow, Saturday, April 27. Registration is at the Fox Theatre beginning at 10 a.m. A small fee is charged to participants to cover costs. Registration includes a gift bag...

 

Local Companies Encourage Students to Develop Skills Early

Not all successful careers require an extensive college education. Companies, including several in Cheyenne County are looking for people who have a strong work ethic and are willing to learn. That is...

 

NDOT Outlines Road Work Projects

Work has resumed the Phase 2 project on US-385 through Dalton, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Simon Contractors Inc., of Cheyenne, Wyoming, has the $2.6 million contract....

 

Drug Take Back Day Saturday, April 27

Sidney Police Department is one of many drop-off points for the 17th Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. To 2 p.m. Saturday. According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, America loses more than 70,000 peop...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    April 26, 2019

Memorial Fund Established for Herrera

A Sidney nurse has started a memorial fund after her friend and co-worker lost a family member in a tragic accident this week. Joni Peters, a nurse at Sidney Regional Medical Center started the fund...

 

Gov. Ricketts, Concerned Nebraskans Oppose the Largest Tax Increase in State History

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts gave compelling reasons on Wednesday to reject LB 289, the Revenue Committee's plan to enact the largest tax increase in state history. Several concerned Nebraskans...

 

Celebrating County Villages: Potter Rolls Out Welcome Mat

The village of Potter will have a unique look Thursday May 2 as they welcome visitors to “A Night Out in Potter.” “This is kind of a spin-off of Business After Hours,” Cheyenne County Chamber...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 26, 2019

Brauer Wins Three at Best in the West

Sidney senior Collin Brauer led the Red Raider boy's track team to a second place finish with wins in three events at the Best in the West Classic at Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff on Tuesday. The Sid...

 

Breon Dixon Leaving Huskers

Nebraska football will be a bit more thin at outside linebacker in 2019, after sophomore outside linebacker Breon Dixon announced on Wednesday night that he will enter his name into the transfer porta...

 

Commission Approves Big Game Hunting Recommendations

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved recommendations for 2019 deer, antelope and elk hunting seasons at its meeting April 24 at Ponca State Park. The most significant approved changes to Commission orders for big game include:...

 

Potter Farmer New Member of Hall of Agricultural Achievement

Three people from the Panhandle are among a dozen new members of the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement. Rick Larson of Potter was joined by Nancy Peterson of Gordon and Douglas Olsen of...

 

$11.85 Million Grant To Support New Center To Study Rural Drug Use

LINCOLN – The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has earned an $11.85 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a research center focused on understanding and addressing drug addiction in the rural Midwest.  The five-year...

 

Doyle 'Red' Van Cleave - Obituary

Doyle “Red” Van Cleave passed away on Wednesday April 17, 2019 at the age of 74 after a courageous battle with cancer. Red was born in Laramie WY on June 17, 1944 and grew up in Sidney NE, graduating from Sidney High School in 1963. Red had a...

 

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