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Articles from the June 24, 2020 edition

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Fathers and their Children

In 2003, life changed suddenly for John Bahr.  His active lifestyle stopped suddenly when he had a motorcycle accident in a motocross event near Sunol in May. He hit a jump wrong, landing on his...

 

Council Chooses Scott as New City Manager

The Sidney City Council Announced tonight (Tuesday, June 23) their choice of David Scott as the new City Manager. Scott has been serving as the interim city manager following the retirement of former...

 

'Species Unknown' Enters Top-Five

Local author and Sun Telegraph columnist Dan Carlson on Sunday got good news from Amazon. His first novel, “Species Unknown”, broke into the top five best-sellers in Amazon’s Christian Fantasy...

 

DHHS COVID-19 Update

LINCOLN – The state case total, as of 5:45 p.m. Central Daylight Time today, is 17,591, marking an increase of 1,078 from last Friday. During the past seven days, the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the state increased by 28 to 244, acco...

 

Dianna Lynn Kurz

On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Dianna Lynn Kurz passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by loved ones after her courageous battle with cancer. Private family services were held in the Seventh Day...

 

Ada M. Sharman

Ada M. Sharman, age 103 of Sidney, NE died Friday, February 14, 2020 in Sidney. Cremation has taken place. A family inurnment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery on June 20th, 2020. Memorial...

 

Lloyd Lavern Guggenmos

Lloyd Guggenmos, age 90, of Sidney, NE passed away in Longmont, CO on June 13, 2020. Private family Graveside services will be held in the Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial Services will be held at a later...

 

Andrew A. Hurt

Early Monday, June 15, 2020 Andrew Allen Hurt was called home ending his courageous battle against lung cancer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, June 23, 2020 with a...

 

Melba J. Hendee

Melba J. Hendee, a western Nebraska native and former longtime Sidney resident died June 16. She was 89. Melba, who moved to Highlands Ranch, Colorado, nearly five years ago for dementia care,...

 

Melvin Marcus Kokes

Melvin Marcus Kokes, 85, of Crook, Colorado, peacefully died and joined Margaret on June 15, 2020 in Fort Morgan, CO. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19th at Gehrig-Stitt...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    June 24, 2020

How Are You Doing?

My wife and I begin each day with prayer, after which I run through about a dozen news sources to be informed about what’s going on that day. Lately a run-through of the day’s news agenda has me w...

 

Remebering Fatherhood

One of the deepest, yet most worn-out mantras, cliches even, is “you never know what you have until it’s gone.” Some of those life experiences, never fully return once they’re gone. I lost my...

 

Leyton Schools Concern Former Resident

Dearest Leyton Communities:   I am writing with a sincere heart and grave anxiety for the health, stability and future of the Leyton School District. Having been raised in the community, I am saddened by the ever-growing outrage of the constituents...

 

FFA Rooted in Sidney

Greetings! My name is Chaney Peterson and I will be serving your community as the Sidney Junior High and High School Agricultural Educator and FFA Advisor. I am honored to help establish this...

 

FFA Celebrates 2020 Graduates Through Forever Blue Network

INDIANAPOLIS – This spring, the National FFA Organization introduced a new online network to connect former FFA members and its supporters. The FFA Forever Blue Network, is a professional and personal development platform that allows former FFA...

 

Sidney Public School Nurses Benefit from Dress Down Days

April Dress Down Day funds were collected and distributed to the Sidney Public School Nurses to help purchase a Spot Vision Screener, a valuable tool in assessing vision for students of various ages a...

 
 By Pete Ricketts    Opinion    June 24, 2020

Opening for Business

June is usually the month when summer hits full swing in Nebraska.  In a typical year, Omaha would be hosting the College World Series right now. The Swedish Festival in Stromsburg, Polish Days in...

 
 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    June 24, 2020

Straight Talk from Steve Erdman

Before we officially enter into the summer months, let’s give Nebraska’s agricultural economy a check-up, so is time to take an honest look at how Nebraska’s agricultural economy is really...

 

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