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Articles from the July 6, 2015 edition

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 By Ryan Hermens    Community    July 6, 2015

Jail study will be redefined

Cheyenne County Commissioners gave the OK on Monday for a team of consultants to redefine a feasibility study examining what a new county jail could look like. The initial study, released earlier...


Mosquito time has safety at forefront

It's officially mosquito season. The first positive test for West Nile Virus was reported in Webster County in June. With the summer thunderstorms and warm weather, the Nebraska Department of Health...


Frequently asked questions about the West Nile Virus

What is West Nile virus? West Nile virus is an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus) most commonly spread by infected mosquitoes. West Nile virus can cause febrile illness, encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) or meningitis (inflammation of the...


Gas prices dip slightly across state

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.67 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that...


Boating safety classes offered locally

The final scheduled boating safety courses in the Panhandle will be held July 13, 14 and 18, according to Scott Eveland, boating safety officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The Nebraska boating safety course is required of all power...


Kenneth Alan Kurz

Kenneth Kurz, 65 of rural Sidney, died Saturday evening, July 4, 2015 at his home south of Sidney. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2015 in the Holechek Funeral Home in... Full story


Death Notice: Stanley Wayne Weaver

Stanley Wayne Weaver, 85 of Sidney, passed away Saturday morning, July 4, 2015 in the Golden Living Center. Funeral services for Stanley are pending and will be announced when available. You may view Stanley’s book of memories, share photos and... Full story


'Remembering Our Fallen' exhibit travels to Sidney

The traveling memorial photo exhibit, “Remembering Our Fallen,” will be placed in the main atrium of the Cabela’s corporate building at 1 Cabela Drive in Sidney through Friday, July 10. “Remembering Our Fallen” was created by Patriotic...


Local group mails commemoration packets to veterans

The Fort Sidney Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, in partnership with the United States Of America Vietnam War Commemoration, recently mailed 76 commemoration packets to Cheyenne County Vietnam War veterans. The packets included a...

 By Mark Watson    Community    July 6, 2015

No Till Notes: 'Field Days Thank You'

I would like to thank everyone involved in making last week’s Panhandle No-till Partnership’s field days a success. I would like to especially thank Mark Betson, Mark and Pat Ernest, Bob Gifford and Jack Revelle for hosting these field days on th...


21st Century Equipment donates $50K to Regional County Fair Livestock Programs

21st Century Equipment has announced its support for 4-H County Fair Livestock Programs across the 43 counties in our operating area. Individual donations will be presented to county extension...



AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL Tuesday, July 7 SENIOR NIGHT Torrington (Wyo.) at Sidney juniors, 5 p.m. Torrington (Wyo.) at Sidney seniors, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8 Sidney juniors at Chadron, 5 p.m. Sidney seniors at Chadron, 7:30 p.m. Friday, July... Full story


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