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Articles from the June 17, 2020 edition

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Kristina Louise Narjes

Kristina Louise Narjes age 72 died Saturday June 13, 2020 at her home in Rural Sidney. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, June 19, 2020 in the Trinity Lutheran Church South of...

 

Be Careful What You Ask For

Humanity overall has a way of pushing the envelope. If a person is told to stop at 10 minutes, they will want to go for 12, or 15. Just look at the traffic code. The State posts a speed limit at 65...

 

George Everett Hare

George Everett Hare died June 5, 2020 after a long battle with leukemia. Born on April 21, 1932 on a farm east of Peetz CO, George was the son of Daisy (Viola) Hare and the late George A. Hare. When...

 

Russel E. Stickley

Russel E. Stickley, 81, passed away peacefully at home, June 9, 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in the First United...

 

Theodore 'Ted' Panas

Theodore “Ted” Panas, age 90, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in Bridgeport, NE. At the request of the family, a private Rosary and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Mary’s...

 

Commissioners Debate County Rodent Control

The annual report of the county's Wildlife Specialist got a little heated when the discussion turned to prairie dogs. Wildlife Specialist Matt Anderson was on the Cheyenne County Commissioners agenda...

 

Dorwart Appointed to State Board on Aging

Charlotte Dorwart was recently selected as a member of the State Advisory Committee on Aging. She will be serving on the committee through 2024. The state is divided into Area Agencies on Aging with...

 

Council Approves Two More LB840 Appeals

The Sidney City Council reviewed two more business appeals, then granted approval in the June 9 council meeting. In the previous council meeting, the council approved $5,000 in LB840 funding for...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    June 17, 2020

This Should Look Familiar

Unrest, violence and hate spilling into the streets. Increasing disorder in urban areas. Talk of the need to throw out the old order and rebuild society from the ground up. This isn’t new. We’ve s...

 
 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    June 17, 2020

Straight Talk from Steve

As you know, the nation has been rocked by violent protests for the past three weeks due to the wrongful death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Last week some of these protestors even...

 

'The Well' Receives a Crew of Helping Hands

Among the residences on the north side of Sidney stands a church building, a building acquired by prayer and private support. A crew of workers from Mississippi recently spent a week at the church...

 

Get Nebraska Agriculture Growing

Here in Nebraska, June is both Renewable Fuels Month and Dairy Month, so it’s a fitting time to talk about how we’re working to get Nebraska agriculture growing.  2020 has been another...

 

Nebraska Wheat Board Congratulates Marla Prusa

The Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB) would like to congratulate Marla Prusa for being selected as this year’s recipient of the Home Baking Association’s (HBA) Educator Award. Each year the HBA requests teachers, community leaders and youth leader...

 

Mother Nature Causes Outages

“Mother nature is at it again!” were the words of the Operations Manager at Wheat Belt PPD explaining the widespread outages throughout our service territory due to downed poles and lines....

 

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