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Articles from the May 19, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 19, 2015

Planning Commission discusses business park identity

The types of companies that will be allowed to set up shop in the new Sidney Business Park was discussed this week. On Monday night, Sidney City Manger Gary Person told the Planning Commission a company has expressed interest in developing a lot in...


Peetz Cub Scouts recognized at awards ceremony

Peetz Cub Scout Pack #36 held its Blue and Gold Awards ceremony on last week at the Peetz Community Church. An "Outing in Scouting" was the theme for the night as the scouts helped construct a... Full story

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 19, 2015

Two plea deals reached in child porn arrests; one suspect still awaits court

A Sidney Police Department investigation in September 2013 that led to the arrests of a Sidney man and two Sterling, Colo., women on suspicion of taking and sending sexually explicit photographs of young children in their care has resulted in two...

 By Ryan Hermens    Community    May 19, 2015

Riley appointed to Chappell City Council

CHAPPELL – The Chappell City Council welcomed a new member this week. Dan Riley, who was recently appointed as a councilor, was administered the oath of office at the beginning of the council meeting on Monday night by city attorney Joel Jay....


Three Sidney students selected for annual Nienhueser scholarship

The Chad Nienhueser Memorial Scholarship is given to area high school students who will pursue a college education and have demonstrated leadership skills. Chad was a Sidney native majoring in civin... Full story


Service Notice: Cresencio S. "Chris" Rocha

Cresencio S. “Chris” Rocha, 91 of Winchester, Va. and former Sidney resident, passed away Saturday, May 16, in Winchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 23, with Wake Services, Friday evening at 6 p.m. Both... Full story


Service Notice: Wayne L. Bules

Wayne L. Bules, 79, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Colorow Care Center in Olathe, Colo. Graveside services were held Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Mesa View Cemetery in Delta, Colo. followed by a Memorial Service at the Presbyterian... Full story


Community Calendar 05-19-15

Thursday, May 21 Cancer survivor support group meets every third Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. at Dorwart Cancer Care Center. A variety of topics will be discussed and food is provided. Call Leslie at (308) 250-1113 with questions. Friday, May 22 Pairs-N... Full story


Engagement: Goranson, Payne to marry

Melissa Goranson and Casey Payne, together with their parents, are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage. Melissa is the daughter of Mike Goranson of Windsor, Colo. and Debra Goranson of Three... Full story


Summer hours expand at Scotts Bluff monument

GERING – The Scotts Bluff National Monument will expand hours for the summer beginning this Saturday. To better serve visitors, the summer hours at the monument will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Summit Road will be open for uphill traffic from 8 a.m....


Letter To The Editor: Troops are needed in Afghanistan

Dear Editor: The Obama administration finally listened to our military leaders, and they are now planning on leaving 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through 2016 and probably beyond. Originally they were going to draw down to 5,500 troops. The Taliban... Full story

 By Stephen McKay    Sports    May 19, 2015

Sidney golfers struggle at home in Districts

Despite mostly ideal playing conditions at Hillside Golf Course, scores were generally high as the Sidney High School boys golf team missed qualifying for state by seven strokes with a fourth-place...


Creek Valley's Godfrey shoots 86 to qualify for state tournament; Storm finishes ninth

Creek Valley Storm golfer Brett Godfrey carded an 86 – his best score of the season – at the Oregon Trail Golf Course in Sutherland to qualify for the state tournament as an individual. The team struggled to a ninth-place finish at the Class D-5...



Here are the local high school athletes who have qualified for this weekend’s Nebraska State Track & Field Meet, with grade in parentheses and events: Sidney Red Raiders – Boys Coach: John Ganser Chance Anglin (12) 400-Meter Relay Michael Banasza...



TRACK & FIELD Friday, May 22 Sidney at Class B State Meet (@ Omaha), 3:30 p.m. CDT Potter-Dix, Creek Valley, Leyton at Class D State Meet (@ Omaha), 3:30 p.m. CDT Saturday, May 23 Sidney at Class B State Meet (@ Omaha), 9 a.m. CDT Potter-Dix, Creek... Full story


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