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Articles from the May 15, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 15, 2015

Fundraising effort underway for new Sidney swimming pool

A fundraising effort is continuing in earnest to secure donations for a planned swimming pool in Sidney. The project has been in the works for years, and the Sidney City Council has been discussing plans and specifications of the complex in recent...


Evening of Excellence

Sidney High School held its annual "Evening of Excellence" this week to honor students' achievements. Brett Avila presented Kollyn Weimer with an award for her excellence in Spanish 1. Sidney High... Full story


Sidney H.S. named school spirit award winner for May

LINCOLN – Sidney High School has been named the Pump & Pantry School Spirit Award recipient for the month of May, the Nebraska School Activities Association annpunced Friday. The School Spirit Award Program features NSAA member schools sharing...


Across The Fence: From Wounded Knee to the Land of Oz

Lyman Frank Baum, born May 15, 1856, was the seventh of nine children born to Benjamin Ward and Cynthia Ann Baum. Frank, as he preferred to be known, was one of the five children who survived to...


Morgan R. Burns

Morgan R. Burns, 19 of Peetz, Colo., passed away in Peetz, Monday, May 11, 2015. Vigil Services will be at 6 p.m., Friday, May 15, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 16. Both se... Full story


Death Notice: Berniece C. Filsinger

Berniece C. Filsinger, 90 of Sidney, passed away Friday morning, May 15, 2015 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of... Full story


Community Calendar 05-15-15

Sunday, May 17 Kimball Promenaders Square Dance Club will have a dance in the old 4-H building in Kimball from 4 to 6 p.m. The caller is Mike Olivieri. Monday, May 18 Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp Board Meeting and Spring Cleaning 5 p.m. at the Camp.... Full story

 By Kyril McGown    Community    May 15, 2015

A cautionary thought

This article is prompted by the statements of several politicians who have entered the race to become the President of the United States. We are the greatest nation in the world. We were founded by men (and women) who believed in God. Several of...


Table of Grace mobile food pantry receives $2,000 grant to serve three counties

Table of Grace Food Pantry in Sidney has received a $2,000 grant to help meet the hunger needs of lower-income residents in Cheyenne, Garden and Deuel counties. The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America’s “Working Here... Full story


Good Old Days 05-15-15

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 May 18,...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 15, 2015

DISTRICT B-6 TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Heeren tops field in shot

OGALLALA – As two of the top Class B shot putters in Nebraska began their battle at the Class B-6 District Track and Field meet in Ogallala on Thursday – with their long-distance throws causing...

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 15, 2015

DISTRICT B-6 TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lady Raiders rally for title

OGALLALA – With state meet berths and district bragging rights on the line, the Sidney High Lady Raiders came through in grand style Thursday at Ogallala High School as they captured a share of...


Sidney golfers take 5th at Ogallala

The Sidney Red Raiders golf team concluded its final match of the regular season Thursday and finished in fifth place with a 342 at the Ogallala Invite. Ahead of the Raiders were match winner Scottsbluff with a 314, McCook at 319, Coazad with a 337...



TRACK & FIELD Friday, May 15 Peetz at 1A State Meet (@ Lakewood, Colo.), 9 a.m. Saturday, May 16 Peetz at 1A State Meet (@ Lakewood, Colo.), 9 a.m. Friday, May 22 Sidney at Class B State Meet (@ Omaha), 3:30 p.m. CDT Potter-Dix, Creek Valley, Leyton... Full story


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