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Articles from the May 8, 2015 edition

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Honoring all moms on Mother's Day

Mother. Definition: Women who inhabit or perform the role of bearing some relation to their children, who may or may not be their biological offspring. Mother's Day is celebrated once a year, although...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 8, 2015

Being prepared in case of severe storm weather

As communities in Western Nebraska brace for a weekend of possible wintery weather, cities to the east are preparing for more precipitation and wind. Yesterday, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts surveyed storm damage in Lincoln and surrounding communities...


Group awards more than $60k in scholarships

During its recent Board of Director’s meeting, the Oregon Trail Community Foundation awarded nearly $64,000 in scholarships to regional students. Receiving $2,000 each from the Clara E. Muehlberger Scholarship was Ashleigh Galles of Hemingford;...


Across The Fence: Phileas Fogg gets bested by a girl

One hundred and fifty years ago, on the fifth day of May, 1865, Judge Michael Cochran and his wife Mary Jane celebrated the birth of a daughter. Born in Cochran Mills, Penn., (the town was named for...


Wayne L. Bules

Wayne L. Bules passed away peacefully Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Colorow Care Center in Olathe, Colo. He was 79 years of age. A graveside service was held Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Mesa View... Full story


Peetz National Honor Society donates funds

Presenting a $1,000 check to Dean Koester of the Peetz Fire Protection District are NHS Treasurer Jessica U. and NHS Service Coordinator Lacee B. This money was raised to help fund an AED (automated... Full story


Community Calendar 05-08-15

Week of May 10-13 Spring Revival at Calvary Baptist Church. 10th and Linden St., Sidney. Join us for old fashioned music. Special music by Norman Frink. Sunday, May 10th thru Wed., May 13th at 6 p.m. Friday, May 8 A dance for all 7th and 8th grade st... Full story


The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd is an image of God that is very familiar to all of us as Christians. Any number of organizations and institutions throughout the world are known by this particular title. The title connotes a deep dimension of care, protection and...


Good Old Days 05-08-15

Compiled By Rob Langrell These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 YEARS AGO 'Well...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 8, 2015

Raiders start slow in Gering

The Sidney Red Raiders golf team travelled to picturesque Monument Shadows Golf Course in Gering on Thursday and finished fifth among the nine invited schools. The Scottsbluff Bearcats won the event...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 8, 2015

Potter-Dix Coyotes compete at Kimball Invite

Austin Lewis represented the Potter-Dix Coyotes at the Kimball Invite on Tuesday.... Full story


Colorado state baseball tournament postponed

The Peetz Bulldogs’ regional baseball game with the Community Christian Crusaders, scheduled for Saturday at All-Star Park in Lakewood, Colo., has been postposed until Tuesday. Because inclement weather is expected this weekend, the Colorado High...



Tuesday, May 12 At All-City Stadium, Denver Fleming (8-4) vs. Granada (5-6), 10 a.m. Nucla (7-7) vs. Stratton/Liberty (4-8), 12:30 p.m. Winners meet in semifinal at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 12 At All-Star Park, Lakewood, Colo. Holly (10-4) vs. Dove Creek... Full story

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 8, 2015

Severe weather impacts Cheyenne County

A severe weather system is making its way through Cheyenne County. As of Saturday night, County Road 113 in the southern part of the county is closed between mile markers six and eight due to high...


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