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Articles from the June 3, 2020 edition

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 By Bill Benson    Opinion    June 3, 2020

First Memorial Day

On February 15, 1865, General Beauregard of the Confederate States Army ordered the evacuation of all Confederate forces from Charleston, South Carolina. He knew that his army could not stop General...

 

Development Continues in Sidney Community

The coronavirus hasn't completely stopped interest in the Sidney Community. In the May 26 meeting of the Sidney City Council, Economic Development Director Melissa Norgard updated the city council on...

 

Funds Hold Up Hickory Square

The proposed water park and pedestrian attractions on Hickory Street Square have been stalled indefinitely. Sidney Economic Development Director Melissa Norgard announced in the May 26 meeting of the...

 

A day in the Park

Fun in the sun - Madelyn Douglas enjoys the new-found freedom of playing in the park recently, taking her turn on the playground at Legion Park. She and her mother Erin were able to take advantage of...

 

Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office Buying Drug Dog

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved the purchase of a new drug-detection dog for the sheriff's department. The dog will be purchased from IronHeart High Performance Working Dogs, Inc. The challenge, according to Sheriff Adam Frerichs, h...

 

Michael P. Neal

Michael P. Neal, 59, of Sidney, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020, at his home with family and friends by his side. The parish rosary will be said at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020, at St....

 

Peggy Marshall

Peggy Marshall, 83, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Menorah Park in Syracuse, NY on the morning of May 5, 2020. Peggy was born in Stanton Nebraska, November 22nd 1936 to Edwin Marshall and Maude Matheson Marshall. She was predeceased by her...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    June 3, 2020

Frontiers

I’m writing this column on Sunday evening. After seeing the successful launch of the Space X rocket from a NASA facility in Florida and a successful docking with the International Space Station, I...

 
 By Bill Benson    Opinion    June 3, 2020

First Memorial Day

On February 15, 1865, General Beauregard of the Confederate States Army ordered the evacuation of all Confederate forces from Charleston, South Carolina. He knew that his army could not stop General...

 

Walking Through Memories

We traveled to a nearby memorial last weekend, a memorial garden really. It is, after all, the main purpose of a cemetery, besides the obvious. We have a fair amount of family in this location. I...

 
 By Jan Knicely    Community    June 3, 2020

When Trouble Comes

Recently, I received a card from a dear young friend. On the front of the card was a big bright sunflower. In the card, she noted this thought: “Sunflowers follow the sun…but did you know that when it is cloudy and gray, they face each other and...

 
 By Pete Ricketts    Opinion    June 3, 2020

Reopening Prudently

Over the past three months, Nebraskans have once again shown the world how our grit, determination, and spirit of working together can help us overcome any challenge.  Faced with the greatest public...

 

Master Gardner Tips for Week of June 1

Here is the weekly crop of Master Gardener tips from Nebraska Extension in the Panhandle. These tips are relevant to local lawn and garden issues in the High Plains and follow research-based...

 
 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    June 3, 2020

Straight Talk from Steve Erdman

Today we know a lot more about COVID-19 than we did before the outbreak first occurred in China’s Wuhan Province. Unfortunately, those who make the policies for our states, do not always get their...

 

Sidney Honor Roll Semester Two

8th Grade Straight A Semester 2 Sidney Allard, Matthew Carlson, Zoey Dornbier, Isak Doty, Ty Grunig, Cole Hanely, Ellie Hollinshead, Luke Holly, Siona Kshirsagar, Johnathan Meza, Danay Peters, Jenju Peters, Katie Ramsey, McGuire Rolls, Talissa Tanqua...

 

Potter-Dix Holds Outdoor Graduation

The line of cars and pickups around the football field could have brought back memories of Friday night lights with fans lined up in support of the home team. That was not the case this time. The sun... Full story

 

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