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Articles from the May 4, 2023 edition

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 By A. Marie Hamilton    News    May 4, 2023

Commissioners approve animal contract to house stray, dangerous animals

By A. Marie Hamilton, Sidney Sun-Telegraph CHEYENNE COUNTY – At its regularly scheduled May 1 meeting, the Cheyenne County Commissioners (CCC) reviewed a number of county items, such as the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), heard an update... Full story

 News    May 4, 2023

Safe At Home receives $20,000 in Grant funds

SIDNEY, NE. - The Historic Preservation Board granted $20,000 in Facade Enhancement Grant funds to Safe At Home, who was presented a check at their new downtown Sidney location for the improvements... Full story

 News    May 4, 2023

Life-Line Health Screenings Return to Sidney

Sidney, Nebraska – Residents living in and around the Sidney, Nebraska can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. St... Full story

 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    May 4, 2023

Straight Talk From Steve: Christmas Tree Bills

This year's legislative session has been unlike any other. Because a small group of State Senators decided to filibuster every bill, it has affected the way we do business this year at the State Capit... Full story

 By Jim Pillen    Opinion    May 4, 2023

Constitutional Carry is Just the Start

This week, I signed LB77 Constitutional Carry into Nebraska law. This bill fulfills the promise I made to voters to uphold our Second Amendment rights and the ability of all law-abiding Nebraskans to... Full story

 By Deb Fischer    Opinion    May 4, 2023

A Legislative Victory

Last week, the U.S. Senate passed my resolution protecting truckers and consumers. The legislation would overturn a Biden administration rule that makes emissions standards stricter for heavy-duty... Full story

 By Mike Sunderland    Opinion    May 4, 2023

Making Money

My first venture into the business world was in the summer of 1957 as an 8 year old. Dad brought home an old rusty platen press from the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. I can't properly describe a platen... Full story

 By Ivy Joy Johnson    Opinion    May 4, 2023

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On: Week Eighteen

Father God, in His simplicity, has ordained "As long as the earth remains, seed, time and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer and daylight shall not cease." Genesis 8:22. Harvesting means... Full story

 By A. Marie Hamilton    News    May 4, 2023

SPD announced arrest of SHS student who prompted lockdown

By A. Marie Hamilton, Sidney Sun-Telegraph SIDNEY – Sidney Police Department (SPD) announced the department made an arrest involving a Sidney High School (SHS) student who reportedly made a violent threat last Thursday. In a Facebook post April... Full story

 News    May 4, 2023

NDEE invites local students to submit calendar contest entries

By A. Marie Hamilton, Sidney Sun-Telegraph LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) sent invitations to schools across the state, including here in Cheyenne County, to enter its “Nebraska: Don't Waste It!... Full story



Bertie Eugene Taylor, age 73, of Casper, WY passed away January 2, 2023 as a result of Agent Orange related cancer at Central Wyoming Hospice, surrounded by his loving family. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at... Full story



Tony L. Williams, age 65, of Sidney, passed away in Sidney, NE on Sunday, March 26, 2023. Cremation has been held. A Graveside Service will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at 2:00 P.M. at the Benkelman Cemetery, Benkelman, NE. Lunch and... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Community    May 4, 2023

Living Memorial Gardens Ready For Season

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph The Living Memorial Gardens at Legion Park were treated to a good clean-up and preparation Saturday morning by a big group of volunteers that pitched in and worked hard... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 4, 2023

Lady Raider Track & Field Tops at Western Conference

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Sidney's Red Raider Track & Field teams made the trip up to Mitchell High School on Friday, April 28 to compete at the Western Conference Track & Field Meet.... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 4, 2023

Lady Coyotes Third at MAC High School Meet

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Potter-Dix's Coyote Track and Field teams traveled to Leyton High School on Saturday for the MAC High School Meet, and the girls' squad placed third out eight teams wit... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 4, 2023

Potter-Dix Trap Club Right On Target

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Potter-Dix's Trap Shooting Club has been in full swing since March, with their Friday competitions improving the scores of their members every week. Competing in the... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 4, 2023

Warrior Boys Take Third At MAC High School Meet

Mike Motz, Sidney Sun-Telegraph Leyton's Warrior Track and Field teams hosted the MAC High School Meet on Saturday, and with the weather cooperating nicely, the Warrior boys' team ended the day with... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 4, 2023

Bulldogs Baseball Splits With Sedgwick County

The Bulldog Baseball team traveled to Julesberg on Tuesday, April 25, to play two against the Sedgwick County Cougars. Freshman Rhyder Bayne took the mound for the Bulldogs after the Peetz squad took... Full story


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