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Articles from the May 11, 2022 edition

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 By Forrest Hershberger    News    May 11, 2022 

Approval, with Protest

The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners faced a decision that resulted in a vote, then a move to rescind the vote and vote a second time. A regular meeting of the board of county commissioners beca...

 
 By Forrest Hershberger    News    May 11, 2022 

Sidney Loses Veteran, Businessman, Community Leader

On April 30, Sidney businessman and inventor, former city councilman, and former newspaper owner Robert “Bob” Van Vleet died at the age of 87. Van Vleet was born in Redfield, S.D. After...

 

Nebraska Farmers Union Applauds Appointment to Nebraska USDA FSA State Committee

LINCOLN (May 6, 2022) – Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) applauds the appointments of four additional members to the Nebraska FSA State Committee. They join Roy Stoltenberg of Cairo who was appointed to the State Committee November 1, 2021 and John...

 

Ronald "Ron" Harms

Ronald “Ron” Harms, 62, passed away April 27th, 2022, following a valiant six year battle of metastatic prostate cancer. On June 7th, 1959, Ron was born in Kimball, Nebraska, to Elwood and...

 

Robert D. Van Vleet

Robert D. Van Vleet, age 87, of Sidney, NE passed away in Bridgeport, NE on Saturday, April 30 2022. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at the Greenwood...

 

Kailey Nicklas Heading to Girls State

Kailey Nicklas of the Potter-Dix High School has been selected to attend American Legion Auxiliary Cornhusker Girls State June 5-11, 2022, on the campus of the University of Nebraska. Kailey was...

 
 By Mike Sunderland    Opinion    May 11, 2022 

The Blizzard of '68

The winter after the great Fairbanks flood of the previous year was memorable. Mother Nature was not finished with us. She must have known that I would soon be leaving Alaska for good and she wanted...

 
 By Ivy Joy Johnson    Opinion    May 11, 2022 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

Hunters and photographers buy a high-powered telescope or zoom lens so they can draw a good ‘bead’ on their target.  Now that some primary voting and ‘plank pushing’ has taken place, it is...

 

Keeping Enough Rubber On The Road

Today starts with another life lesson from cycling. Balance and performance are related, and, odd as it might sound, staying grounded. Over time, I’ve had my share of falls. I relaxed too much on a...

 

Retiring Early? Know Your Health Care Choices

Life doesn’t always go as planned. For example, you might think you’ll retire at 65 or later, when you’ll be eligible for Medicare. But if you retire before then, how will you pay for your health care? Without insurance, you risk incurring...

 

Love and Obedience

Jesus said, “All those who love me will do what I say.”  Learning to obey is part of growing up, and it’s also part of our Christian life.  Jesus said, “My Father will love them and we will come to them and live with them.”  There’s a...

 
 By Deb Fischer    Community    May 11, 2022 

Fairness in The Cattle Market

As Nebraskans know well, we are the beef state. We have every segment of the supply chain from cow-calf producers, to backgrounders, to large and small feed yards and also three of the four big packer...

 
 By Leann Sato    Community    May 11, 2022 

Master Gardener Tips – Week of May 9

Inspect, Connect, Direct, Select -the four steps of the Water Sense Sprinkler Spruce Up. First, inspect and replace clogged, broken or missing sprinkler heads. Second, check for leaks where heads and pipes connect and tighten if needed. Third,...

 
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 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 11, 2022 

Raider Boys Second, Girls Third At B-C-D Meet

Sidney's Red Raider Track and Field teams competed at the Bayard B-C-D Meet at Bayard High School on Friday, and the boys earned second place with 138.5 points and the girls took third place with 70...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 11, 2022 

Leyton Boys Win MAC Track and Field Meet

Leyton's Warrior Boys Track and Field team took top honors at the MAC High School Conference Meet at Bayard High School on May 3, racking up 165 points at the end of the day. Garden County placed...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 11, 2022 

Warriors Take Title at Cheyenne County Meet

Leyton's Warrior Boy's Track and Field Team had a busy week, winning the MAC HS Meet on Tuesday then hosting the Cheyenne county Meet on Friday, and also winning. Leyton's 157 points bested runner-up... Full story

 
 Sports    May 11, 2022 

Langdon To Return To Sidney Wrestling

Sidney Public Schools announced on May 5 that Jerry Langdon will be taking the job of Head Coach of the Sidney Red Raider Wrestling team in the 2022-23 school year. Langdon has been coaching...

 
 Sports    May 11, 2022 

4-H Sidney Sharpshooters Shotgun Competition Results

The Sidney Sharpshooters 4-H Shotgun Fair Competition was held on Saturday, May 7th at the Sidney Shooting Park. Seventeen 4-H Members took part in the competition. They are coached by Jeff Ellwanger...

 
 By William H. Benson    Opinion    May 11, 2022 

Traditions

In recent days, I have re-read David L. Lindsay’s novel, Body of Truth. In it, he describes a cruel and gruesome civil war that terrorized the people of Guatemala for 36 years, from 1960 until...

 

WNCC to Celebrate 264 Graduates on May 14

SCOTTSBLUFF - Western Nebraska Community College will celebrate 264 students that will graduate with a degree, certificate, or diploma on Saturday, May 14 at Cougar Palace in Scottsbluff. WNCC's 90th annual commencement is scheduled for 4 p.m. in...

 

Public Records

Sidney Police Department May 5 12:05 a.m., Traffic Stop, Andrew Drive and Old Post Road. 1:52 a.m., Follow-Up, Cheyenne County Impound. 7:32 a.m.,Traffic Accident, unknown injury, 5th Avenue and Illinois Street. 9:48 a.m., Animal Call, 600 block...

 
 By Adrian Smith    Opinion    May 11, 2022 

Traveling the Third

While traveling in the Third District in recent weeks, I have been encouraged by the expertise and creativity our communities possess and sobered by the challenges we face. We have much to be... Full story

 
 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    May 11, 2022 

Straight Talk From Steve

The big news last week was the leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court, suggesting the high court’s intention to overturn the landmark 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade which legalized abortion...

 

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