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2 city officials make court appearances

Two high-ranking City of Sidney employees appeared in court Monday morning, with one agreeing to a plea deal that resolved his case. Sidney Public Services Director John Hehnke pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing the peace and...

 

Peetz Color Run

Participants in the Peetz Color Run get ready to take a dusting of red chalk at one of the checkpoints on Saturday morning. Runners wear white T-shirts and are hit with various colors throughout the...

 

CASA aims to raise money with 'Night of Music'

Cheyenne County’s Court-Appointed Special Advocates will host its annual “Night of Music” fundraiser on Tuesday at Sidney High School. This fundraiser offers the community an opportunity to help fight against child abuse and neglect. Marion Jan...

 

Three Leyton students compete at state science fair

Three Leyton Junior High School students represented the Panhandle at the recent Nebraska Junior Academy of Sciences Annual State competition at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Representing Leyton were...

 

Gas prices remain steady across state over past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.42 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has increased 8.2...

 

Dana D. Hlavinka

Dana D. Hlavinka, 44 of Sidney, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 30, in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Hyde...

 

Clark Duane Schaffert

Clark was born Oct. 24, 1937 youngest son of three children to Elsie & William Schaffert in Sidney. Clark grew up in the sandhills of Nebraska ranching raising registered horned Hereford cattle....

 

Community Calendar 04-27-15

Ongoing 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. A Parkinson’s support group the for Western Nebraska...

 

Kerk captures PT honor

Andy Kerk, a physical therapist and owner of Body Mechanics/Kerk Physical Therapy in the Milwaukee-area, was named Wisconsin's Physical Therapist of the Year for 2015. He is pictured with his wife,...

 

No Till Notes: 'Potential'

I sat through two speaker presentations last winter where regional meteorologists gave their predictions for the weather outlook for our area for this growing season. One meteorologist was Brian Bledsoe, who resides in Colorado Springs, Col. Brian ga...

 

Local landscaping class helps residents with planting techniques

The South Platte Natural Resources District offered a free landscaping class at its office in Sidney on Saturday. The workshop is an annual event that is structured to benefit homeowners on...

 

JIM POHL MEMORIAL YOUTH TRAP SHOOT

The Jim Pohl Memorial Youth Trap Shoot event was held Saturday at the Sidney Shooting Park. A record number of participants entered this year's competition. TRAP SHOOTING RESULTS Results from...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 27, 2015

GEORGE CALVERT INVITE AT MORRILL

MORRILL – Led by a strong performance by its girls' 4x800 meter relay team, both Sidney High track teams finished in the middle of the pack at the George Calvert Invite at Morrill High School on...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 27, 2015

Berner wins triple jump for Leyton girls

MORRILL – With Kaitlyn Berner leading the way with a win in the triple jump, the Leyton girls' track team finished in sixth place at the George Calvert Invite on Friday. The boys were one spot...

 
 By Stephen McKay    Sports    April 27, 2015

SCOTTSBLUFF TWILIGHT INVITATIONAL: Raiders' relay team breaks school mark

SCOTTSBLUFF – For 23 years the record stood. If it doesn't fall again in the next 30 days by the same group who broke it on Friday, it just may last another two decades or more. With the help of a t...

 

P-D track teams fare well at Pine Bluffs Invite

PINE BLUFFS, Wyo. – The Potter-Dix High track teams put in a strong performance at the Pine Bluffs (Wyo.) Invite as the boys finished a close second and the girls took fourth. Host Pine Bluffs took...

 

White, Sircy help pace Peetz track teams

WRAY, Colo. – The Peetz High track teams headed south to Wray (Colo.) for the Dick Evans Invitational on Saturday, with the boys finishing in a tie for sixth place and the one-person girls’ team taking 13th. Host Wray was the runaway winner in...

 

Sidney golfers take fourth at Alliance Invite

ALLIANCE – The Sidney High School boys’ golf team finished in fourth place among 10 teams at the Alliance Invite on Saturday despite the absence of many of its regular varsity players. Gering took top honors by posting a score of 344. Alliance...

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TRACK & FIELD Tuesday, April 28 Sidney, Leyton, Creek Valley and Potter-Dix at Best of the West (in Scottsbluff), 4:30 p.m. Peetz at Y-W Area Meet (in Yuma), 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2 Sidney at Conference Meet (in Gering), 9 a.m. Leyton, Creek Valley...

 

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