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Articles from the May 7, 2013 edition

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 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 7, 2013

Raiders dominate Bayard BCD

Some things just aren’t made to stay the same. At Bulldog Stadium in Alliance on April 30, Sidney senior Sam Arterburn was locked in a neck-and-neck struggle for second place in the 1,600-Meter... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 7, 2013

Haircut highlight of Legion fundraiser

Even though Scott Phillips often looked like the he was in a dentists chair having two front teeth pulled without anesthesia, he managed to be a good sport thoroughout his hair-owing ordeal. Among...

 By Dave Faries    Sports    May 7, 2013

Fever hot in Denver tournament aided by Ehler's assists

The Rocky Mountain Fever swept through the Double Pump Spring Series field on their way to a tournament championship last weekend in Denver. Only B&B Basketball Academy caused any trouble for the... Full story


Sports Briefs

The Peetz baseball team defeated Briggsdale 4-3 on Friday to move into the “Great-8.” The Bulldogs had four players collect two hits including Troy Clevinger, John Ommen, Austin Wilson and Bradey Holtz. Holtz and Austin Crane each scored two...

 By Lisana Eckenrode    News    May 7, 2013

SRMC celebrates Nurses Week

Each year Sidney Regional Medical Center (SRMC) celebrates the efforts that each SRMC area contributes to the continuum of care they provide during SRMC Week. A week full of special events planned...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    May 7, 2013

Commissioners approve road projects

Cheyenne County Commissioners approved of the Cheyenne County Highway Superintendent’s 2013 One and Six Year Road Improvement Plan during their meeting Monday morning. Tom Noel explained the completed construction and maintenance projects from the...


Wet spring brings troubling start to corn planting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Reifsteck looks out at his muddy 1,800-acre central Illinois farm and wonders when he’ll get to plant. Like so many other Midwest growers who were praying for rain during the recent drought, he’s now pining for enough...

 By Cynthia Gill    Community    May 7, 2013

Knowledge for life

Despite the recent weather, summer and the end of school is upon us. Soon the “happy I’m out of school” attitudes of our school-aged children turn into “I’m bored”. The best way to counter the ”I’m bored” lament is to offer some...

 By Mark Watson    Community    May 7, 2013

No-till Notes: 'Brown revolution, part 2'

The “Brown Revolution” is a term given to the emphasis that is now being placed on improving the soil’s health on the farms and ranches across our country. Agriculture went through the “Green Revolution” years ago which helped shape modern...

 By Mike Johanns    Opinion    May 7, 2013

A fair marketplace for Main Street

Walk down any Main Street, and you’ll see storefronts of small businesses that fuel local economies. From quaint “mom & pop” shops to sleek and trendy boutiques, these businesses often provide a human element that helps define the character of...

 By Dave Faries    Opinion    May 7, 2013

From the Editor

Saturday’s volunteer effort to pick up refuse around Sidney, billed as the Great Trash Race, led to one of my better Facebook posts. Somewhere along the railroad tracks a member of the Sun-Telegraph team scooped up a discarded liquor bottle still... Full story


Our view

When President Barack Obama again turned his attention to the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay—the same facility he promised to close quickly when campaigning back in 2008—it reminded us that our response to the 9/11 attacks has now consumed almost... Full story


Peanut butter cover-up alleged at Omaha school

OMAHA (AP) — The Nebraska State Board of Education on Tuesday suspended the certificates of two teachers who tried to hide how a student with a peanut allergy tasted a peanut butter sandwich. Board spokeswoman Betty Van Deventer said the board...


DeMolay spring activities

New officers were recently installed for the Fort Sidney DeMolay Chapter. Lucas Rosenbaum, son of David and Janet Rosenbaum, was installed as Master Councilor. Other elected officers were Nick...

 By Lisana Eckenrode    News    May 7, 2013

Army Depot Redevelopment

Lawyer Mike Bacon from Gothenburg presented draft number three of the redevelopment contract for the former Sioux Army Depot to the Potter village board on Monday night. Bacon insisted that the changes were modest; he didn’t understand that the...

 News    May 7, 2013

TeamMates Mentoring Program receives funds from Cabela's

Cabela’s donated $7,000 to the local TeamMates Mentoring Program during a presentation that was held on April 30. Sean Baker presented the check on behalf of Cabela’s. The 2nd Annual TeamMates Men...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    May 7, 2013

New noxious weed may threaten the area

Cheyenne County may soon be in the weeds. The board of commissioners and Weed Superintendent Brian Hiett discussed whether or not a new weed in the amaranth family should be put on the County’s Noxious Weed List at their meeting yesterday....

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    May 7, 2013

County considers building inspection fees

Brad Rowan, the new Cheyenne County Planning and Zoning Administrator, met with Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday morning to discuss the procedure of issuing county building permits. “Presently there is no fee for inspections or issuing... Full story

 News    May 7, 2013

Sidney trash race collects tons of garbage

The Great Trash Race that was held in Sidney on May 4 was a couple of tons of success. The participants collected 244 bags of trash, which equaled 4380 lbs. or 2.19 tons of trash. Keep Sidney...


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