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  • Sidney business development strong

    Brandon L. Summers|Apr 28, 2017

    Several new businesses are arriving in Sidney. Melissa Norgard, Sidney economic development director, gave a presentation to the city council Tuesday on the city’s latest prospects. Sandhills Publishing is “up and running,” Norgard said, at 630 Illinois St., the former Cabela’s call center. Some employees started on April 17, with more starting in May. The company hired 22 employees and will hire 10 to 15 more. Positions include customer service and collection specialists, and are expandi...

  • Sidney participates in Panhandle-wide 4-H fundraiser

    Amanda Tafolla-Sutton|Apr 28, 2017

    Area 4-H members will be among those holding fund raisers across the Panhandle to give back to families affected by the wildfires near Ash Hollow. Demonstrating citizenship through community action is one of the primary goals of the National 4-H Program. Panhandle 4-H will recognize the 4-H National Day of Service by participating in a fundraiser to help restore part of the fencing lost in the March 16 fire near Ash Hollow. According to a press release from the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, the wildfire started near Lewellen, burning...

  • SPD to host drug take back

    Brandon L. Summers|Apr 28, 2017

    Sidney Police Department is holding a Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday. The SPD is collecting old and disused medicines for proposal disposal, Chief Joe Aikens said. “We do it annually,” he said. “It gives people an opportunity to dispose of unneeded, expired medications in a safe manner so they’re not just dropping them in the trash can or flushing them down the toilet.” The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will take place at Sidney Police Department, 1715 Illinois St., Satu...

  • Region's best track athletes go head to head

    Don Ogle|Apr 28, 2017

    SCOTTSBLUFF - The best regional track athletes, based on event performance regardless of school size, braved near-freezing temperatures here Tuesday to see how they stacked up against one another. Sidney Raider athletes emerged near the top of a number of events, with the Raiders finishing first in team score in the boys division, second in the girls. Subscribe to the Sidney Sun-Telegraph to read the rest of the story. (308) 254-2818 817 12th Ave. Sidney, NE 69162 www.suntele...

  • Veteran Thomas J. Roberts

    Larry Nelson|Apr 28, 2017

    Thomas J. Roberts (Tom) had graduated from High School in Burlington, Wisconsin in 1967. He was trying to learn the trade of being a printer and working with photography. He was working for the people who managed the Burlington newspaper and had been with the firm over two years. Tom was a serious minded young man who had a solid spiritual core. For some time he had some thoughts of entering a monastery order but concluded that it might appear to some that he was motivated by a desire to sidestep military duty. Though deeply troubled by many...

  • Max A. Mathewson - Obituary

    Apr 28, 2017

    Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend Max A. Mathewson, 87 of Sterling, passed away quietly April 24th, 2017 at Devonshire Acres Nursing Home in Sterling, Colorado. Visitation will be from 1 pm to 6 pm Sunday, April 30 at Tennant Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Monday, May 1 at First English Lutheran Church. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. The youngest of five children, Max was born in Potter, NE on February 22nd, 1930 to Warren Dewey (Dude) Mathewson and Kate Lydia (Herboldsheimer) Mathewson...

  • Jack Campbell Jr. - Obituary

    Apr 28, 2017

    Jack Campbell Jr. born February 2, 1969 to the late Jack and Lorain (Parker) Campbell Sr suddenly departed this earth on March 3, 2017 at the age of 48. He was a resident of Merced, California. He enjoyed his work as a substitute teacher and a coach for the Merced Schools. His hobbies included fishing, camping, cooking, and BBQ ing. Jack married Jessica (Preslicka) Campbell on June 5, 2010. They lived in Merced, California. Jack has left behind his wife Jessica, two daughters LilyAnne Preslicka and LauraLynn Campbell, his parents-in-law David...